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Leveraging Efficiency to Drive Enterprise-Wide Change
Leveraging Efficiency to Drive Enterprise-Wide Change

1 month ago - How can companies implement longer-term efficiency projects that deliver meaningful energy cost savings, alongside material impact on their productivity, reliability and resiliency of their operations?

Collaboration Unlocking Renewable Energy Solutions for Small Buyers
Collaboration Unlocking Renewable Energy Solutions for Small Buyers

4 months ago - When it comes to renewable energy, smaller buyers have more options than ever before. Solutions are increasingly becoming available for businesses of all sizes to develop a robust sustainability strategy and ensure their programs are meeting their goals.

Iron Mountain Drives Renewable Energy Goals for Global Electricity Use in 2018 through Partnerships with NextEra Energy Resources
Iron Mountain Drives Renewable Energy Goals for Global Electricity Use in 2018 through Partnerships with NextEra Energy Resources

9 months ago - Iron Mountain Incorporated™ (NYSE: IRM), the global leader in storage and information management services, today announced the signing of a 15-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with an affiliate of NextEra Energy Resources, LLC, for 145 megawatts (MW) of new wind energy from the Pretty Prairie Wind Farm, located in Reno County, KS. With this agreement, coupled with other recent green power purchases, Iron Mountain expects to exceed 75 percent global renewable electricity usage in 2018, and move the company closer to its goal of 100 percent renewable power by 2050. Iron Mountain worked with Schneider Electric Energy & Sustainability Services to identify and evaluate projects and arrange the deal.

Q&A: Schneider Electric Banking on Science, Smarter Cities to Power a Sustainable Future
Q&A: Schneider Electric Banking on Science, Smarter Cities to Power a Sustainable Future

10 months ago - In the past few years, Schneider Electric — a global specialist in energy management and automation — has partnered with its customers around the world in various capacities to co-create smart solutions for a more sustainable future. It focuses its energy on prioritizing resource productivity and management, promoting energy efficiency and rethinking energy consumption. It has also adopted science-based emissions targets and helped its clients set their own. We spoke with Erik Mohn, Director of Americas Sustainability Services at Schneider Electric, to learn more about the company’s multi-pronged strategy to spread sustainability.

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Trending: Kingfisher, J. M. Smucker Supercharge Renewable Energy Ambitions
Trending: Kingfisher, J. M. Smucker Supercharge Renewable Energy Ambitions

1 year ago - Kingfisher plc, the international home improvement company, has unveiled plans to install energy storage batteries at B&Q’s Swindon distribution center. The installations form a key part of Kingfisher’s aim to reduce grid energy consumption across its UK property portfolio, and are the latest milestone in Kingfisher’s strategic roadmap for sustainable growth to 2025, moving the company towards its goal of becoming net positive by 2050.

Report: Schneider Electric, Vestas Leading Capital Goods Makers in Low-Carbon Revolution
Report: Schneider Electric, Vestas Leading Capital Goods Makers in Low-Carbon Revolution

1 year ago - Innovation in the capital goods sector is driving a low-carbon industrial revolution, according to a new report from CDP. Released today, Bridging low-carbon technologies finds that demand for transformative technologies such as electrification, digitization and automation are growing significantly.

The First Step to Efficient Sustainability: Define Shared Goals
The First Step to Efficient Sustainability: Define Shared Goals

1 year ago - Energy and sustainability are inherently linked. Energy efficiency pays dividends by trimming consumption and costs. According to the International Energy Agency (IEA), implementing energy efficiency initiatives is the best way to act on climate change, as it can reduce CO2 emissions by 38 percent. However, becoming an efficient, sustainable business requires a collaborative effort from almost all parts of an organization.

Circular Economy 101: Waste Not, Get More
Circular Economy 101: Waste Not, Get More

1 year ago - Across the globe, about 50 percent of CO2 emissions are tied to materials — goods that often produce a significant amount of physical and financial waste.

104 Companies Join Bloomberg’s Inaugural Gender-Equality Index
104 Companies Join Bloomberg’s Inaugural Gender-Equality Index

1 year ago - Over 100 companies spanning 24 countries and 10 sectors have joined Bloomberg’s inaugural Gender-Equality Index (GEI), a reference index measuring gender equality across internal company statistics, employee policies, external community support and engagement, and gender-conscious product offerings.

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Lack of Collaboration Leaving Companies Unprepared for New Energy Economy
Lack of Collaboration Leaving Companies Unprepared for New Energy Economy

1 year ago - As global business leaders gather at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos this week to discuss energy and environmental challenges, Schneider Electric has released a new study revealing that while most organizations feel prepared for a decentralized, decarbonized and digitized future, gaps remain between intention and action.

Q&A: How Schneider Electric’s NEO Network Is Shaping the Future of Renewables in Europe
Q&A: How Schneider Electric’s NEO Network Is Shaping the Future of Renewables in Europe

1 year ago - Europe’s appetite for renewables is growing rapidly, and countries including Germany, Scotland and Denmark have already established themselves as leaders in renewable energy generation. However, the voluntary market for commercial and industrial participation has, as a whole, been slower to develop compared to the more aggressive US, Indian and Mexican markets.

2nd Livelihoods Carbon Fund Poised to Prevent 25MT of C02 Emissions
2nd Livelihoods Carbon Fund Poised to Prevent 25MT of C02 Emissions

1 year ago - On December 11, 2017, ahead of the One Planet Climate Summit, Crédit Agricole, Danone, Firmenich, Hermès, Michelin, SAP, Schneider Electric and Voyageurs du Monde will officially launch the new Livelihoods Carbon Fund.

Launch of a New Livelihoods Carbon Fund
Launch of a New Livelihoods Carbon Fund

1 year ago - Crédit Agricole, Danone, Firmenich, Hermès, Michelin, SAP, Schneider Electric & Voyageurs du Monde accelerate their actions for climate & the most vulnerable populations This new impact investment fund, with a target of 100 million euros, aims at improving the lives of 2 million people and avoiding the emissions of up to 25 million tons of CO2 over a 20-year span.

Beauty Industry Leaders Partner with EcoVadis to Launch Responsible Beauty Initiative
Beauty Industry Leaders Partner with EcoVadis to Launch Responsible Beauty Initiative

1 year ago - In an effort to accelerate improvement on ethical social and environmental performance throughout the beauty supply chain, Clarins, Coty, Groupe Rocher, L’Oréal and EcoVadis have launched the Responsible Beauty Initiative (RBI).

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Schneider Electric Expands New Energy Opportunities Network
Schneider Electric Expands New Energy Opportunities Network

1 year ago - With rising corporate commitments and shifting regulatory requirements, companies across Europe are looking for ways to quickly advance renewable energy and sustainability initiatives. To help accelerate the pace, Schneider Electric has announced an expansion of its New Energy Opportunities (NEO) Network™, a growing community of forward-thinking corporations committed to buying and developing renewable energy and cleantech around the world.

How Brands Are Embedding Eco-Design at Scale
How Brands Are Embedding Eco-Design at Scale

1 year ago - Eco-design is now synonymous with new product development (NPD). Sustainable businesses and brands have understood that to remain resilient and competitive, product eco-design must be at the heart of their corporate strategies. This requires a considerable amount of buy-in and commitment across every level of an organization and requires a disruptive approach to business-as-usual practices and procedures. Quantis is helping to lead this seismic shift, working with industry leaders to integrate sustainability at every level, driving systemic change with action informed by solid, science-based metrics.

Trending: Cross-Industry Collaboration, Existing Tools Accelerating Circular Economy
Trending: Cross-Industry Collaboration, Existing Tools Accelerating Circular Economy

2 years ago - The unveiling of new research across industries has revealed that existing tools and collaborative research could hold the key to driving forward the shift to a more circular economy.

Trending: JPMorgan, GSK Strike Up New Partnerships to Save Energy, Tackle CO2
Trending: JPMorgan, GSK Strike Up New Partnerships to Save Energy, Tackle CO2

2 years ago - When it comes to achieving bold sustainability goals, every action counts — a concept that is catching on fast with industry heavy hitters such as JPMorgan and GSK. The two companies have struck up new partnerships with GE and Schneider Electric, respectively, to tackle emissions and resource inefficiencies that threaten to impede their climate progress.

Trending: Projects Across Europe, Puerto Rico Prove Renewables Are Becoming the New Normal
Trending: Projects Across Europe, Puerto Rico Prove Renewables Are Becoming the New Normal

2 years ago - Big things are brewing in the realm of clean energy, with new initiatives in France, Denmark and Puerto Rico ushering renewables towards the mainstream. France is poised to double its current wind and solar power capacity with a new plan approved by the European Commission that will see Europe’s second largest economy add 17 gigawatts (GW) of renewable energy to its portfolio.

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Fortune 500 Companies Urge Trump Administration to Keep Paris Commitments
Fortune 500 Companies Urge Trump Administration to Keep Paris Commitments

2 years ago - Thirteen Fortune 500 companies have come together to urge the White House to make good on its Paris Agreement climate change commitments. The Agreement has been ratified in 143 countries — including the United States — but the Trump administration could pull out before the G7 Summit in Italy in May. “Business leaders recognize the costly impacts of climate change and the opportunities for jobs and growth in a clean technology future,” said Bob Perciasepe, President of C2ES.

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