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IVECO Partners Gruber Logistics for Energy Transition With Biomethane-Powered Vehicles

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IVECO, a brand of CNH Industrial, and Gruber Logistics have undertaken a sustainability partnership with IVECO S-WAY biomethane-powered trucks. The vehicles’ first refuelling took place during the inauguration of the liquid biomethane installation at the Autoporto Sadobre service area.

Announcing Reimagining Green(er) Solutions to Hunger Challenge

A partnership between PIMCO, Global FoodBanking Network, and PYXERA Global
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July 28, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The COVID-19 pandemic has been driving an unprecedented increase in demand for food, pushing us closer towards a global hunger crisis. Nearly one in three people worldwide faces food insecurity, with upwards of 811 million people facing chronic hunger. Current models estimate that of the 660 million people estimated to still be facing chronic hunger in 2030, at least 30 million would not still face hunger had the pandemic not occurred.

Construction in Motion on Alliant Energy's Solar in Wisconsin

Customers to benefit from healthier environment, communities benefit from local job creation and shared revenues.
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MADISON, Wis., July 28, 2021 /3BL Media/ – With approval from the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin on its first filing for 675 megawatts of solar, Alliant Energy begins construction on solar projects in Richland, Wood and Rock counties. The projects are included in the company’s Clean Energy Blueprint, a plan for cost-effectively accelerating its transition to renewable energy while reducing carbon emissions.

USTMA, The Ray and University of Missouri Release Findings on Benefits of Rubber Modified Asphalt and Call for Additional Research

Rubber modified asphalt is a proven circular solution for scrap tires that provides cost savings, extends pavement life and reduces noise; more research needed to close data gaps
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The U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA), in partnership with the University of Missouri and The Ray, a nonprofit proving ground for sustainable transportation technologies, have published a state of knowledge report that assessed existing research on the economic, performance and environmental benefits of using ground tire rubber (GTR) in asphalt.

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The U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA), in partnership with the University of Missouri and The Ray, a nonprofit proving ground for sustainable transportation technologies, have published a state of knowledge report that assessed existing research on the economic, performance and environmental benefits of using ground tire rubber (GTR) in asphalt.

Centering Social Equity in Climate Risk Analysis and ESG Reporting

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Our industry is engaged in an important dialogue to improve sustainability through ESG transparency and industry collaboration. This article is a contribution to this larger conversation and does not necessarily reflect GRESB’s position. Please refer to official GRESB documents for assessment related guidance.

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Our industry is engaged in an important dialogue to improve sustainability through ESG transparency and industry collaboration. This article is a contribution to this larger conversation and does not necessarily reflect GRESB’s position. Please refer to official GRESB documents for assessment related guidance.

WATCH: Caltrans Statewide Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment

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WSP USA worked closely with Caltrans to develop a study assessing climate impacts on the State Highway System and is continuing this work by prioritizing assets for further study.

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WSP USA worked closely with Caltrans to develop a study assessing climate impacts on the State Highway System and is continuing this work by prioritizing assets for further study.

Blank Canvas: Can We Turn Electricity Substations Into Nature-positive Assets?

One problem, three teams, no constraints
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WORDS BY WSP TEAMS,
AS TOLD TO KATIE PUCKETT

 

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WORDS BY WSP TEAMS,
AS TOLD TO KATIE PUCKETT

 

LG Pledges Transition to 100 Percent Renewable Energy by 2050

Commitment Expands on Zero Carbon 2030 Initiative
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SEOUL, July 21, 2021 /3BL Media/ — LG Electronics Inc. made public its commitment to transition completely to renewable energy by 2050 as a key component of its sustainability strategy.

Tokyo 2020's Olympic Venues Combine Tradition With the Future

Tradition and modernity are never far apart in Tokyo, the Japanese capital, where ryokas, teahouses and ancient shrines sit beside glass skyscrapers, capsule hotels and robot cafés.
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No wonder then that this unique blend of modern and traditional also applies to the venues at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, which are also aimed at speeding the city’s transition to become more inclusive, and smart.

“Tokyo has a rich heritage and has shown its capacity to innovate, for example at the Olympic Games 1964. This time, the Games will accelerate the city’s move to a more sustainable future,” says Marie Sallois, IOC Director for Sustainability.

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