Carbon Emissions

Republic Services First U.S. Recycling and Solid Waste Services Provider to Set SBTi-Approved Science-Based Target to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Company Committed to 35 Percent Reduction by 2030
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PHOENIX, September 24, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) has become the first U.S. recycling and solid waste services provider to have its emissions reduction target approved by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi)1 as consistent with levels required to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement.

Duke Energy Aims to Achieve Net-Zero Carbon Emissions by 2050

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  • Company accelerates to reducing carbon by at least 50% by 2030
  • Path to zero carbon requires investments in research, technology
  • National leaders applaud bold new goals
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  • Company accelerates to reducing carbon by at least 50% by 2030
  • Path to zero carbon requires investments in research, technology
  • National leaders applaud bold new goals

Consumers Energy Starts New Era for Renewable Energy in Michigan with Approval of Clean Energy Plan

Plan Will Eliminate Coal, Reduce Carbon Emissions 90%, Add Renewables
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JACKSON, Mich., Friday, June 11, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- Consumers Energy has received approval from state regulators for its Clean Energy Plan, ushering in a new era for renewable energy in Michigan.

The Clean Energy Plan puts Consumers Energy on a path to eliminate coal; reduce carbon emissions by over 90 percent; and meet customers’ future electricity capacity needs with 90 percent clean energy resources by 2040. The Michigan Public Service Commission this morning approved the plan, which also had support from leading Michigan environmental and business groups.

HanesBrands Celebrates 10th Consecutive U.S. EPA Energy Star Award for Environmental Stewardship

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The company also releases its 2018 environmental performance data, with reliance on renewable energy ahead of plan and across-the-board improvements in energy use, water use and landfill diversion versus aggressive 2020 goals.

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The company also releases its 2018 environmental performance data, with reliance on renewable energy ahead of plan and across-the-board improvements in energy use, water use and landfill diversion versus aggressive 2020 goals.

Consumers Energy Receives National Recognition as ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year, Saves Customers $2 Billion on Bills

After a Decade, Energy Efficiency Good for People, Planet, Michigan’s Prosperity
Press Release

JACKSON, Mich., April 9, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Consumers Energy is being honored for the seventh time in eight years with the ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award for energy efficiency programs that have saved Michigan homes and businesses over $2 billion.

Fox 2000 Goes Green Behind the Scenes of Upcoming Drama Film “The Woman in the Window”

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As part of 21st Century Fox’s company-wide commitment to environmentally sustainable film and television production, film studio Fox 2000 recently led efforts to go green on the set of The Woman in the Window, an upcoming psychological thriller starring Amy Adams and Gary Oldman.

See How Sappi Improved Its Emissions Last Year

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The following offers a view of our annual performance in important areas of environmental and social responsibility. We monitor key metrics for fiber, emissions, energy usage and the impact of our operations on air, water and solid waste. We use this data to set improvement goals for our operations and interactions with key stakeholders.

Sappi North America continues to operate well below permitted emissions levels associated with on-site energy production in the combined heat and power plants at our Cloquet, Somerset and Westbrook mills.

Mary Barra Shares Progress Made Toward an All-Electric Future

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In a recent LinkedIn post, General Motors Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Mary Barra, outlined our progress toward an all-electric future.

Along with our efforts to support industry standards and policies that will bolster EV development, partnering with utilities, states and others to build a robust infrastructure and helping to increase consumer awareness, we’re moving forward on bringing more electric vehicles to market.

Caterpillar Inc. | Innovating Efficient Technologies

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Click here to see how Caterpillar helps customers use less fuel and generate fewer greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. These customer needs provide business opportunities for Caterpillar.

National Grid Northeast 80x50 Pathway: THE PATHWAY TO 2030

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The Northeast has taken concrete steps to move toward a clean energy future, including the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, achievement of renewable portfolio standards (RPS) in all states, and nation-leading investments in energy efficiency. But much more will be required. Given the pace of emissions reduction required, strategic planning and a focus on cost-effectiveness have never been more critical.

The Pathway achieves the 40% by 2030 target (see Figure 2) by prioritizing three mutually-reinforcing transitions:

1. Accelerate decarbonization of the electric sector.

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