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Women Climate Leaders Make a Difference in Communities Worldwide

Press Release

April 13, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Human-induced natural disasters are exacting a heavy toll on our planet's ecosystems and by extension local communities. Pact is working hand in hand with local communities to respond to climate change. Here, we share the stories of three staff members who are making a difference in communities around the world. 

Third Webinar in the Series, Boldly Building the Future, Will Be Hosted This Month, “Climate and the Precious Metals Industry: Defining and Measuring Your Emissions Footprint”

The webinar, a collaboration between Initiatives in Art and Culture and Mark Hanna, follows February’s conversation, The Jewelry Industry: Perspectives on the Journey to Net Zero.
Press Release

April 13, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Greenhouse gases produced by human activity have caused the earth’s temperature to rise, creating a domino effect that leaders are working to mitigate worldwide. In the precious metals, gem and jewelry sectors, climate change is an ongoing challenge, with a need for more companies to implement protocols and methods that measure emissions, as well as carbon footprint.

The Ray and NGI Release Their NextGen Highways Feasibility Study for the Minnesota Department of Transportation

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The NextGen Highways team, co-led by The Ray and NGI Consulting, today released its feasibility study for the Minnesota Department of Transportation. Findings show buried high-voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission systems can be cost-effective & located in the highway right-of-way to support clean vehicle electrification and expand grid capacity.

Press Release

The NextGen Highways team, co-led by The Ray and NGI Consulting, today released its feasibility study for the Minnesota Department of Transportation. Findings show buried high-voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission systems can be cost-effective & located in the highway right-of-way to support clean vehicle electrification and expand grid capacity.

A 'Generational Transformation' for Ontario's Waste Sector

Enbridge Gas, Ontario Waste Management Association announce RNG project to decarbonize waste collection trucks
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About 130 million litres of diesel.

That’s the jump at the pump required, every year, for Ontario’s fleet of about 3,650 waste collection and haulage vehicles to get around.

What if these heavy-haul trucks not only carried waste—but were powered on waste?

Launch of WELL Performance Rating Signals Future of Smart, Healthy Buildings

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IWBI joins forces with smart building market leaders to introduce WELL Performance Rating, which launches to strong demand and early commitments from Cyclone Energy Group, Delos, Edge Technologies, Environmental Charter School, Ernst & Young (EY), Ethos, GreenJump Sustainability, Honeywell, International Commerce Centre (ICC), Laguna, Nucleus Office Park, StrongLED Smart Lighting, View Inc. and WELL Living Lab China

Press Release

IWBI joins forces with smart building market leaders to introduce WELL Performance Rating, which launches to strong demand and early commitments from Cyclone Energy Group, Delos, Edge Technologies, Environmental Charter School, Ernst & Young (EY), Ethos, GreenJump Sustainability, Honeywell, International Commerce Centre (ICC), Laguna, Nucleus Office Park, StrongLED Smart Lighting, View Inc. and WELL Living Lab China

How to Avoid Greenwashing When Choosing ESG Investments

Article

by Lori Keith, the Director of Research at Parnassus Investments and Portfolio Manager of the Parnassus Mid Cap Fund 

ESG strategies are rapidly gaining popularity as interest in supporting companies that manage their carbon footprints, invest in their employees, and promote diversity surges. As more and more funds claim the ESG label, how can investors effectively decide which investments are genuine?

Avoiding Investments that Masquerade as ESG Choices

Reshaping Water Use Using Technology

Article

In support of Dow’s 2025 World-Leading Operations Goal to reduce its freshwater intake intensity by 20% at key water-stressed sites, the site in Böhlen, Germany, had started a collaboration project called “Reshape water use.” This project includes 4 pillars: addressing increased water recycling; digitalization; increasing awareness about the resource of water; and, establishing local collaborations with internal and external stakeholders from industry, agriculture, communities and authorities.

From Waste to Warmth: 'The Best of Both Worlds'

New Ridge RNG facility planned for southwestern Ontario landfill, with support from Enbridge Gas
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In search of a carbon-neutral energy source, Waste Connections of Canada has gone straight to the source.

Waste Connections announced it will build a $50-million renewable natural gas (RNG) facility at its Ridge Landfill in the Municipality of Chatham-Kent, Ontario. The RNG will then flow through new and existing Enbridge Gas infrastructure to transport the gas to market.

First Takes on the SEC Climate Disclosure Proposal

Blog

By Steve Soter

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has finally released its proposed climate disclosure rule with some long-awaited details and a few surprises too.

Building Efficient 5g Network -the Journey to Net Zero Emissions

Energy consumption in the telecom industry is important for two key reasons - cost and sustainability.
Blog

Energy is a major expense and service providers across the world are adopting Net Zero emissions targets to align with the expectations of their customers, employees and shareholders.

During our roundtable, Building efficient 5G networks—the journey to Net Zero emissions, we will discuss how service providers can reduce energy consumption while increasing their operational efficiency and secure network energy and sustainability performance with the introduction of 5G.

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