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AIDAperla Will Receive the Largest Battery Storage System in Passenger Shipping in 2020

AIDA Cruises and Corvus Energy sign agreement for further cooperation at the opening of the first production plant of the battery manufacturer in Norway.
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On the occasion of the opening of Corvus Energy's first production plant in Bergen, Norway, AIDA President Felix Eichhorn and the world's most renowned provider of maritime battery systems signed the agreement on September 5, 2019 to electrify the first cruise ship of AIDA Cruises. AIDAperla will be the first ship to be fitted with lithium-ion batteries from Corvus, produced in Norway, in 2020. The 300-meter-long cruise ship receives a battery pack capable of generating a total output of 10 MWh.

IFF Launches New Environmental Goals With Ambitious Science-Based Targets

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NEW YORK, June 27, 2018 /3BL Media/ - International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (NYSE:IFF) (Euronext Paris:IFF), a leading innovator of sensory experiences that move the world, today launched new environmental goals focused on emission reductions, zero waste to landfill and water stewardship. The initiatives are known collectively as “EcoEffective+.”

Premiere in the Port of Hamburg: AIDAprima and AIDAsol Supplied with Clean Electricity from LNG in Hamburg on May 14

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August 12, 2016 /3BL Media/ - The port of Hamburg celebrated a premiere relating to LNG supply in May. On Saturday, May 14, AIDAprima and AIDAsol became the first two AIDA ships to be simultaneously supplied with and/or powered with energy produced from LNG (liquefied natural gas) while berthed in the port of Hamburg. AIDAprima´s Dual Fuel Motors are supplied directly from an LNG truck at the cruise terminal in Steinwerder. AIDAsol is supplied in the HafenCity via the LNG hybrid barge, “Hummel”, with power that comes from low-emission LNG.

Costa Cruises Publishes “On Course for the Future”, the New Edition of its Sustainability Report

The Italian company has presented the latest edition of the policy document setting out its sustainability strategy, based on responsible innovation and the creation of value.
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GENOA, Italy, July 20, 2016 /3BL Media/ –  Costa Cruises has presented the 10th edition of its Sustainability Report, entitled “Sea You Tomorrow – On course for the future”, highlighting the main sustainability results achieved by the company in 2015.

Operating in a Carbon-Constrained World

Caterpillar's climate policies

Caterpillar supports integrated carbon and climate policies that are both environmentally effective and economically sustainable. We understand that the most immediate and measureable benefits will occur through energy-efficiency improvements and corresponding greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reductions.

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Air Travel Tips That Really Make a Difference

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Flying is one of the few activities that does not always have a low carbon alternative. We teamed up with SmarterTravel, the largest online travel resource, to bring you a few tips to help you reduce the carbon footprint of your next flight. 

TerraPass Launches Carbon Offset Subscription Service

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October 30, 2013 /3BL Media/ - TerraPass, a leading provider of carbon offsets and RECs, launched a monthly carbon offset subscription service to help individuals and businesses fight climate change by destroying greenhouse gases each month. Individuals and businesses can calculate their carbon footprint using TerraPass’ carbon calculator, and then sign up to offset their footprint on a monthly basis.

Leonardo Academy Awarded $1.6 Million Grant to Implement Clean Diesel Projects

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Madison, WI, January 23, 2013 /3BL Media/ – The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded Leonardo Academy a $1,600,000 Diesel Emission Reduction Act Grant.  Since 2008, EPA has funded nearly 60,000 pieces of clean diesel technology through the National Clean Diesel Campaign. The projects help improve local and national air quality by deploying proven technologies much earlier than would otherwise occur. Leonardo Academy’s award will impact an estimated 50 diesel engines in EPA Region 5, throughout the Upper Midwest.

American Carbon Registry Presents Annual Awards for Outstanding Environmental Achievements

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Arlington, VA - March 28, 2011 - On March 16th, American Carbon Registry (ACR), a nonprofit enterprise of Winrock International, hosted its annual dinner in Washington DC. ACR presented awards to three outstanding ACR member companies. As has been the tradition since ACR joined Winrock, awards are based on the ACR guiding principles of excellence, innovation and quality.

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