energy efficiency

Hackensack Meridian Health Saves Money With Energy Efficiency Upgrades

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Director of Sustainability at Hackensack Meridian Health Kyle Tafuri understands the link between a healthy environment and overall community health. With PSE&G’s help, the network of New Jersey health care providers has lowered its carbon footprint by cutting energy use, while saving money and making its facilities more comfortable for employees and patients.

Keeping Cool: Saving Energy While Beating the Heat

SCE offers 8 tips to keep window and portable air conditioners running efficiently.
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By Ron Gales, ENERGIZED by Edison Writer

Second in a three-part series.

Part 1: Keeping Cool: 8 Tips for Air Conditioner Efficiency

Keeping Cool: 8 Tips for Air Conditioner Efficiency

SCE recommends these tips to keep your air conditioner from working harder than necessary.
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By Ron Gales, ENERGIZED by Edison Writer

First in a three-part series

With Southern California experiencing hotter summers each year, cranking up the air conditioner is necessary for many Southern California Edison residential and business customers.

Carnival Corporation Upgrading Global Fleet With Fuel- and Energy-Saving Technology

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World’s largest cruise company is rolling out Service Power Packages to improve energy efficiency and support overall sustainability goals

To significantly reduce energy and fuel consumption, upgrades include investments in on-demand automation and controls, cooling enhancements, LED lighting and efficient HVAC systems, with indoor air quality continuously monitored and maintained to the highest standards at sea

Aflac Incorporated Releases First Sustainability Bond Report

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COLUMBUS, Ga., March 11, 2022 /3BL Media/ -- Aflac Incorporated announced today that it has released its Sustainability Bond Report one year after issuing its first sustainability bond. The sustainability bond reinforces the company's longstanding commitment to uphold the core values of our "people-first" business approach that balances purpose and profit.

Ecocentricity Blog: Cooking With Gas, and Why We Probably Shouldn't Be

By: John A. Lanier
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Cooking with a natural gas stove is a popular method in America. Whether you are concerned about climate change or human health though, there are reasons to avoid it.

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Cooking with a natural gas stove is a popular method in America. Whether you are concerned about climate change or human health though, there are reasons to avoid it.

Freeport-McMoRan Publishes Climate Report and Announces Net Zero Aspiration

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Freeport-McMoRan (FCX) released their updated Climate Report which details the work underway across its global business to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, improve energy efficiency, advance the use of renewable energy and understand and enhance the company’s resilience to future climate-related risks. The updated Climate Report also reflects the company’s continued progress towards alignment with the current recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD).

Engineering Impact: Reducing Our Footprint

Excerpts from the 2021 Medtronic Integrated Performance Report
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Reducing our environmental footprint and using resources responsibly helps preserve precious natural capital, reduces our operating costs, and maintains positive relationships with our stakeholders.

We are committed to implementing policies and responsible practices to minimize operational impacts on the environment and play our part in safeguarding the planet. Guided by our Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Policy, we focus on using resources responsibly and reducing the energy, emissions, water, and waste footprints of our operations.

The Future of Real Estate for a Better World

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by Cynthia Curtis, Senior VP of sustainability stakeholder engagement at JLL

Striving for something better is a very human thing. Whether it be a better house, better clothes, a better job, it’s our nature to seek a future, which is an improvement upon the current state. The definition of better, of course, can be as unique as the individual. But when you widen the aperture and pose the question, ‘what does a better world look like?’, it forces consideration of the collective.

Ecofin Strives to Make a Positive Impact Without Compromising Returns

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by Brent Newcomb, President of Ecofin

Ecofin is a sustainable investing specialist dedicated to climate action, social impact and water.

First, climate action is the drive to reduce emissions, and includes both the energy transition and waste transition.  This means conventional categories such as solar, wind, hydro and batteries, in addition to the electrification of transport, energy efficiency, waste-to-value (recycling) and waste-to-energy (cleaner fuels such as renewable natural gas).

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