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LG Solar Modules Power Net Zero Home

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With the need to curb greenhouse gas emissions, many companies large and small are eagerly blazing a path forward with innovative solutions that can have very substantial environmental impacts. One forward-thinking architectural firm, archimania in Memphis, Tenn., is taking this challenge head-on in the residential space with the design and construction of civitas, a reimagining of what the home of the future can be with green technologies fully implemented. 

Business Lessons From a Small Virus on a Big Planet

By Mathis Wackernagel & Kevin Self
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In an e-book produced for this year’s Earth Overshoot Day, Schneider Electric and Global Footprint Network spelled out why "one-planet prosperity" — the need for all to thrive within the limited capacity of our planet — is an ever-more-defining context for businesses, and one that can be quantified and monitored. It is the essence of Schneider Electric’s strategy but it also applies to any other business that wants to invest into its own longevity. It is the logical reaction to the shifting context of ecological overuse.

Evolving Location Strategies in the Era of COVID-19

Business Continuity and Operational Risk
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As COVID-19 continues to change lives across the globe, many employers are wondering what effects the pandemic will have on industries, jobs and the workforce over the near and long term.

Rooted in Our Purpose: ScottsMiracle-Gro's 2020 Corporate Responsibility Report

By Jim Hagedorn, Chairman and CEO, ScottsMiracle-Gro
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We recently announced our corporate purpose to GroMoreGood everywhere, which goes beyond the products we put on store shelves to push our company to think bigger and be better when it comes to our communities, the planet, our consumers, our partners and our family of associates. 

Decarbonization for the Commercial and Industrial Sector

Jason Rowell, P.E., is an Associate Vice President and Global Technology Portfolio Manager for Black & Veatch’s global power business.
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Today’s changing energy landscape is driving organizations to reexamine how they approach, use and manage electricity. With renewables playing a rising role in the power mix, we’re seeing sweeping changes in how electricity is produced, introducing new opportunities for stakeholders to embrace low- or zero-carbon energy systems.

Aligning Corporate Ambition with an Ever-Changing World

Words by Amy Brown
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Goal-setting is familiar territory for most major multinational corporations. But as the needs and demands of our world change rapidly — on issues from climate change and resource scarcity to equity and social justice — companies are challenged to make sure their ambitions evolve in kind. 

eBay's 2020 U.S. Small Online Business Report: How We're Creating Economic Opportunity

In our new report, we explore how the eBay marketplace levels the playing field for Main Street businesses across America by enabling them to reach millions of shoppers worldwide.
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In our increasingly global economy, small brick and mortar businesses are often at a huge disadvantage in terms of scope and reach, especially in rural areas with lower foot traffic and sprawling nearby chain stores. This inequity has only been heightened over the past several months, as independent small businesses and entrepreneurs across the United States have been faced with unprecedented and complex challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Schneider Electric Shows Commitment to Building a Green and Inclusive Future for All through H1 Extra-Financial Results

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  • Schneider Electric exceeds their year-end target, taking their overall performance for avoiding primary resource consumption to just over 126,000 metric tons
  • The Group reaffirms its commitment to achieve 2020 goals and looks ahead at the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals
  • The Tomorrow Rising Fund, by the Schneider Electric Foundation, moves forward with recovery and resilience by supporting education and training programs
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  • Schneider Electric exceeds their year-end target, taking their overall performance for avoiding primary resource consumption to just over 126,000 metric tons
  • The Group reaffirms its commitment to achieve 2020 goals and looks ahead at the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals
  • The Tomorrow Rising Fund, by the Schneider Electric Foundation, moves forward with recovery and resilience by supporting education and training programs

Subaru of America, Inc. Releases Second Annual Corporate Impact Report

Report highlights Subaru company, customer, and community impacts and goals for the future
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CAMDEN, N.J.,  July 31, 2020 – Today, Subaru of America, Inc. (SOA) released its second annual Corporate Impact Report. The report details the automaker’s commitment to its customers, commitment to the communities in which Subaru employees live, work, and serve, and commitment to upholding its core values, each and every day.

Insights from Schneider Electric's 2020 Corporate Energy & Sustainability Progress Report

Progress on energy and sustainability was at an all-time high in 2019. How will that momentum fare in a new decade—and under radical new circumstances?
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Our research was conducted in the fall of 2019, at a time when none of us could anticipate that the publication of this report would overlap with the proliferation of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

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