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Microsoft and ENGIE announce innovative renewable initiatives
Microsoft and ENGIE announce innovative renewable initiatives
9/25/2019 2:29:30 PM
Microsoft Corp. and ENGIE today announced both an innovative, long-term solar and wind energy power purchase agreement (PPA) that provides 24/7 supply in the United States and implementation of Darwin, an energy software developed by ENGIE using the intelligent cloud services of Microsoft Azure to optimize performance of ENGIE’s wind, solar, and hybrid (wind + solar) …
New ATSDR Toxicological Profile for Tetrachloroethylene (PERC) and Testing Resources for West Coast Environmental Professionals
New ATSDR Toxicological Profile for Tetrachloroethylene (PERC) and Testing Resources for West Coast Environmental Professionals
9/25/2019 1:43:05 PM
In June of this year, the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) published a final  Toxicological Profile for Tetrachloroethylene. The Toxicological Profile is a unique compilation of toxicological information on the hazardous substance.
The Good Life Goals: For World-Changing Businesses
The Good Life Goals: For World-Changing Businesses
9/25/2019 10:56:52 AM
 The World, Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) and  Futerra  have worked together to create  a new guide to the Good Life Goals for business.
Northrop Grumman Awarded Contract for Remote Sensing Proof of Concept
Northrop Grumman Awarded Contract for Remote Sensing Proof of Concept
9/25/2019 10:27:57 AM
Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has received a contract award from the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) for a proof of concept demonstration referred to as FireWatch.
KLM Cargo to take part in Sustainable Business Challenge 2019
KLM Cargo to take part in Sustainable Business Challenge 2019
9/25/2019 9:48:39 AM
How can KLM Cargo process wood and other waste more efficiently and effectively with a minimum of environmental impact? What environmentally friendly and cost-efficient solutions are already in place to prevent or process residual waste streams differently? Students, start-ups, and young professionals will work on these challenging questions during the 2019 Sustainable …
Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Begins Shipments of Marine SOx Scrubber System “DIA-SOx®”
-- Production Capacity to Increase with Partner Fabricators in Asian Countries --
Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Begins Shipments of Marine SOx Scrubber System “DIA-SOx®” -- Production Capacity to Increase with Partner Fabricators in Asian Countries --
9/25/2019 9:47:07 AM
Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., a member of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) Group, based in Yokohama, has increased production capacity for its marine SOx scrubber system that reduces sulfur oxide (SOx) from the exhaust gas of ships, and begun shipments of the DIA-SOx® C Series tower and DIA-SOx® R Series tower from partner fabricators in China and Taiwan, …
DJI Introduces Innovative Tools And Technologies For The Commercial Drone Industry At DJI AirWorks
DJI Introduces Innovative Tools And Technologies For The Commercial Drone Industry At DJI AirWorks
9/25/2019 5:31:20 AM
DJI, the world’s leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, showcased new technologies and tools to help businesses and government agencies incorporate drone technology into their daily operations at its AirWorks conference in Los Angeles.
JCDecaux becomes the first Out-of-Home Media company to join the RE100 initiative, reaffirming its commitment to the climate and renewable energies
JCDecaux becomes the first Out-of-Home Media company to join the RE100 initiative, reaffirming its commitment to the climate and renewable energies
9/25/2019 5:22:34 AM
JCDecaux SA (Euronext Paris: DEC), the number one outdoor advertising company worldwide, has joined RE100, a global leadership initiative for companies committed to 100% renewable electricity.
ASICS Commits to Bold Climate Targets and Accelerates Climate Initiatives Commits to 1.5°C Targets, Introduces Carbon Reduction Initiatives and Joins UN Fashion Industry Climate Charter
ASICS Commits to Bold Climate Targets and Accelerates Climate Initiatives Commits to 1.5°C Targets, Introduces Carbon Reduction Initiatives and Joins UN Fashion Industry Climate Charter
9/24/2019 2:11:22 PM
ASICS today announces it is committing to set 1.5°C science-based emissions reduction targets aligned with a net-zero future by 2050, responding to what climate science indicates is needed to limit the worst impacts of climate change.
DEWA Joins Nestlé in Inauguration of UAE’s Largest Ground-mounted Private Solar Plant
DEWA Joins Nestlé in Inauguration of UAE’s Largest Ground-mounted Private Solar Plant
9/24/2019 1:38:00 PM
In the presence of HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Managing Director & Chief Execu-tive Officer of the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), HE Khalifa Al Zaffin, Executive Chairman-Dubai Aviation City Corporation & Dubai South, HE Massimo Baggi, Ambassador of Switzerland to the UAE and Bahrain, Dr.
Givaudan rises up to the highest climate action ambition
Givaudan rises up to the highest climate action ambition
9/24/2019 1:24:31 PM
Pursuing a longstanding commitment to climate action, Givaudan takes its ambition to the highest level by aligning GHG emission targets to limit global warming at 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels, the most ambitious goal of the Paris Agreement.
Sodexo: first global food services company to connect its financing to action to prevent food waste
Sodexo: first global food services company to connect its financing to action to prevent food waste
9/24/2019 11:20:34 AM
Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life services, has renewed its €1.3 billion revolving credit facility (RCF) which now incorporates a pricing adjustment based on Sodexo’s performance towards its goal to prevent 50% of the food waste and food losses from its operations by 2025.
Hydropower Subsidies Wreak Environmental Havoc and Line Influential Pockets in the Western Balkans, New Report
Hydropower Subsidies Wreak Environmental Havoc and Line Influential Pockets in the Western Balkans, New Report
9/24/2019 10:40:17 AM
  a new study released today by  CEE Bankwatch Network  finds disproportionate public subsidies for small hydropower in the Western Balkans have resulted in widespread environmental damage, and have benefited wealthy business people close to or part of the region’s governments with little benefit for electricity generation.
Nineteen leading companies join forces to step up alternative farming practices and protect biodiversity, for the benefit of planet and people
Nineteen leading companies join forces to step up alternative farming practices and protect biodiversity, for the benefit of planet and people
9/24/2019 10:26:07 AM
Nineteen forward-thinking, agriculture-centric companies, together with the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), launched a new initiative to protect and restore biodiversity within their supply chains and product portfolios.
GE Renewable Energy Announces its Plan to Become Carbon Neutral In 2020
GE Renewable Energy Announces its Plan to Become Carbon Neutral In 2020
9/24/2019 9:50:51 AM
GE Renewable Energy today announced its plan to make 100 percent of its operations carbon neutral by the end of 2020. GE Renewable Energy will reach carbon neutrality by reducing emissions through operational efficiencies, securing renewable electricity supply to all GE Renewable Energy sites throughout its operations for wind, hydropower, energy storage and grid businesses – …
Corporate Reporting Dialogue shows high level of alignment between major global reporting frameworks on TCFD recommendations
Corporate Reporting Dialogue shows high level of alignment between major global reporting frameworks on TCFD recommendations
9/24/2019 9:50:12 AM
The Corporate Reporting Dialogue – an initiative bringing together the major standard setters and framework providers globally – released a  report  today showing high levels of alignment between the frameworks on the basis of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) recommendations.
FCC Environment officially inaugurates the Millerhill Energy Recycling and Recovery Centre in the United Kingdom
FCC Environment officially inaugurates the Millerhill Energy Recycling and Recovery Centre in the United Kingdom
9/24/2019 8:53:24 AM
The Millerhill, Midlothian Energy Recycling and Recovery Centre (RERC), near Edinburgh, in the United Kingdom, was officially opened. The Millerhill RERC has involved an investment of £142m and has been developed by FCC Environment together with the councils of Edinburgh and Midlothian, through a contract to design, finance, build and manage the plant for a period of 25 …
Smart Cities Expo In Atlanta
Smart Cities Expo In Atlanta
9/24/2019 8:44:44 AM
More than 2,500 people from around the world attended the 2019 Smart City Expo Atlanta at the Georgia World Congress Center Sept. 11-13 to learn and discuss innovative ideas and technology to improve their cities and communities.
BNP Paribas reinforces its commitment to the UN Sustainable Development Goals at New York Climate Week
BNP Paribas reinforces its commitment to the UN Sustainable Development Goals at New York Climate Week
9/24/2019 6:06:35 AM
• BNP Paribas is taking part in Climate Week, which runs from September 23 to 29 in New York. • The bank reinforces its action on climate and sustainability, which is central to its business strategy, by signing the Principles for Responsible Banking and joining UNEP FI’s Collective Commitment to Climate Action.
UN-backed asset owner alliance to drive portfolio companies to carbon neutrality by 2050
UN-backed asset owner alliance to drive portfolio companies to carbon neutrality by 2050
9/24/2019 5:37:41 AM
In one of the boldest actions yet by the world’s largest investors to decarbonize the global economy, an alliance of the world’s largest pension funds and insurers – responsible for directing more than 2.4 trillion U.S.