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National Grid Joins Coalition to Increase EV Charging Across US

Utilities team up to ensure EV drivers can access fast charging along major highways
Press Release

WALTHAM, Mass., May 13, 2021 /3BL Media/ – National Grid has just joined seven major utilities in the Electric Highway Coalition, which will enable more electric vehicle (EV) charging stations near highways across the United States. With more charging stations, more drivers may adopt EVs and existing EV drivers can travel longer distances without range anxiety.

Entergy Realigns Several Teams to Drive Sustainability and Customer-Centric Strategies

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NEW ORLEANS, May 12, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Entergy Corporation (NYSE: ETR) today announced the creation of a new sustainable planning, development and operations organization under the leadership of Pete Norgeot, currently senior vice president, transformation, to drive greater strategic direction and collaboration in addressing the sustainability expectations of stakeholders and advancing the aspirations of the business.

Top 21 EHS & Sustainability Social Media Accounts to Follow in '21

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In the fast-paced world of EHS&S there are always new stories, trends, innovations and insights which can get overwhelming at times! Social media can be a great resource for EHS professionals today, especially given the digital nature with many working from home.

Ripples in the Global Pond - Broader Disclosure About Climate Risk in the Financial Services Sector Portfolios and the Impact on Society

G&A's Sustainability Highlights (5.05.2019)
Newsletter

A small pebble dropped into a pond will send out ripples that carry across the stretch of water, bouncing off the opposite shore and sending waves back.  “Ripple effect” is something we hear often as a business metaphor.  We are focused today on the powerful ripple effect of carbon emissions through the economy, through a company’s global supply chain, and on through the regulatory universe as more governments take up pricing schemes on emissions, and so on.

ScottsMiracle-Gro 2021 Corporate Responsibility Report: Packaging Initiatives

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Packaging is critical to multiple aspects of our business. It must be durable enough so that we can deliver on our high product safety and quality standards while withstanding exposure to a wide range of indoor and outdoor environments. Packaging is also critical to the consumer’s product experience. We work hard to ensure every product is clearly labeled, easy to use and designed to prevent misapplication or off-target contact. That’s why our team of specialized packaging engineers apply rigorous standardized methods to design, test and qualify our packaging and application devices.

Cummins Achieves Major Milestone in 3-D Printing for Production Parts

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Global power leader Cummins is finalizing its first production part using a new, high-precision 3D metal printing technology called binder jet. This marks a significant milestone in the company’s additive manufacturing and Industry 4.0 journey. 

The Future of Testing and Care: Broader Access

Abbott's Andrea Wainer discusses how access and affordability is transforming healthcare at Aspen Ideas: Health event.
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The COVID-19 pandemic is driving major shifts in healthcare and society. And looking ahead, challenges get even bigger, with countries around the world struggling with overwhelmed health systems, widening health gaps and the escalating burden of disease and healthcare costs.

It's clear that "business as usual" won't be enough. Innovative and urgent action is needed to deliver better health today, and in the years to come.

OptumHealth CEO Discusses Solutions to Improve Health Care Affordability

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In the United States, the cost of care is continuing to rise. 43% of working-age adults did not have stable health insurance coverage last year, and 25% of adults with "adequate coverage" reported trouble paying medical bills in 2020, according to the Commonwealth Fund.

Speaking at a virtual event on health care costs hosted by Axios, OptumHealth Chief Executive Officer Dr. Wyatt Decker discussed opportunities to improve affordability by reducing health care cost trends and reducing out-of-pocket expenses for consumers.

Being Part of the Climate Change Solution Means Going Beyond the Obvious - Now!

by Olivier Blum
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Climate change is the biggest challenge facing humanity today. It’s global, all-pervasive, and accelerating. The climate change solution, therefore, has to be equally comprehensive: it requires us all – governments, companies, investors, and individuals ─ to deploy not just single-track solutions and long-term pledges, but a whole arsenal of approaches and concrete actions, across multiple fronts ─ now.

At the government level, thankfully, awareness and action have picked up substantially.

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