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Making Commitments Are 'Easy,' Delivering Is Where the Real Work Begins

JEFF KING, Senior Director, Global Sustainability and Social Impact
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Companies compete for mindshare all the time; who has the best Superbowl ad?; can you be pulled away from your social media for a quick five seconds?; and yes, companies even want to talk about the great sustainability work that they do to ensure they are recognized for doing the right thing and making a difference. 

Five Ways to Optimize Sustainability Across Global Facilities

Published on EHS Today
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From conducting onsite assessments of nearly 100 global facilities over the past few years and providing desktop and virtual technical advice to many more, we have learned a lot about how to effectively support clients with saving money and reducing their impacts on local communities and natural resources. It doesn’t matter what sector you are in because optimization opportunities are very similar across industries.

Enbridge's Pennsylvania Project To Join New Jersey Facility in Supplying Solar Energy To Help Keep Natural Gas Flowing

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Earlier this month, Enbridge announced a company-wide plan to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2050.

Today, in Tyrone Township, Pennsylvania, we’re taking another important step on that journey.

Enbridge has broken ground on the Heidlersburg Solar Project—another state-of-the-art solar energy facility that will help to green our natural gas pipeline operations.

Climate Change Strategy at Northern Trust

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Northern Trust recognizes that the long-term viability of our business and our clients is tied to the health and well-being of our planet. We therefore commit to protecting the environment and mitigating any negative environmental impacts from our operations.

TD Commits to Ambitious Climate Action Plan and Targets Net-Zero Emissions by 2050

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Establishes Sustainable Finance and Corporate Transitions Group to support clients and promote long-term sustainable economic growth

Prohibits new project-specific financial services directly related to the exploration, development or production of oil and gas in the Arctic Circle

Imaflora Research in Partnership With General Mills Reveals That Sustainable Agricultural Techniques Position Popcorn Maize Production in Mato Grosso Among the Ten Most Efficient in the World

According to the analysis, greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in product plantations in the region are about 70% lower than the world average
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SÃO PAULO, September 22, 2020 /3BL Media/ - An unprecedented study conducted by Imaflora in partnership with General Mills, the food industry that owns the brands Yoki, Kitano, Häagen-Dazs, Mais Vita, Betty Crocker and Carolina, and carried out through its philanthropic foundation, revealed that greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in popcorn maize production in Brazil is about 70% lower than the global average.

General Mills to Reduce Absolute Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 30% Across its Full Value Chain Over Next Decade

Commitment emphasizes the company’s dedication to regenerative agriculture, aligns with United Nations’ 1.5°C target
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MINNEAPOLIS, September 21, 2020 /3BL Media/ – General Mills announced a pledge to reduce absolute greenhouse gas emissions by 30 percent across its full value chain – from farm to fork to landfill – over the next 10 years1.  The company also committed to a long-term goal to achieve net zero emission levels by 2050. The absolute greenhouse gas commitment was calculated using methodologies approved by the Science Based Target Initiative (SBTi) that model a level of emission reductions that science suggests is necessary to sustain the health of the planet.

Climate Action 100+ Calls for Net-zero Business Strategies & Sets Out Benchmark of Largest Corporate Emitters

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Letter sent to CEOs & chair of the board at 161 global companies sets out benchmark and calls on firms to commit to net-zero business strategies1.   

Initiative, involving over 500 global investors with over $47 trillion in assets, to assess company progress in line with net-zero transition against 30 indicators.   

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Letter sent to CEOs & chair of the board at 161 global companies sets out benchmark and calls on firms to commit to net-zero business strategies1.   

Initiative, involving over 500 global investors with over $47 trillion in assets, to assess company progress in line with net-zero transition against 30 indicators.   

World's First Validated and Registered Carbon Offset Project for Electric Vehicle Chargers

Groundbreaking, Award-Winning Methodology Opens New Opportunities for Transportation Industry
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World's First Validated and Registered Carbon Offset Project for Electric Vehicle Chargers Announced by SCS Global Services, Electrify America and Verra
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World's First Validated and Registered Carbon Offset Project for Electric Vehicle Chargers Announced by SCS Global Services, Electrify America and Verra

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