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Embracing Collaboration Is Key to Delivering the Low-Carbon World We Need
Embracing Collaboration Is Key to Delivering the Low-Carbon World We Need

CLEANTECH - A recent collaboration between Shell Energy and Wells Fargo shows how the corporate world has responded to the evolving market — and how using renewable energy just makes good business sense.

Soybean Farmer Takes Active Role in Biodiesel Industry
Soybean Farmer Takes Active Role in Biodiesel Industry

CLEANTECH - Rob Shaffer — a fourth-generation soybean, corn and Angus cattle farmer — has been active in industry organizations for more than a decade. He was invited to join the National Biodiesel Board in 2012 and hasn’t looked back.

‘Modern Metropolis’: Newsy Docuseries Examines the Collaborations Creating Sustainable Cities
‘Modern Metropolis’: Newsy Docuseries Examines the Collaborations Creating Sustainable Cities

COLLABORATION - A systems mindset illustrates how we're better together, how we're all connected, how a rising tide lifts all boats. That shift in thinking became evident as we documented the City of Cincinnati’s work to transform itself into a sustainable, "Modern Metropolis."

The Slow, Steady Climb on the Road to Higher Blends of Biodiesel
The Slow, Steady Climb on the Road to Higher Blends of Biodiesel

CLEANTECH - Advocates for biodiesel notched a big victory in December when President Trump signed into law a new budget deal that included a five-year extension of the $1/gallon tax credit for biodiesel blenders.

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When Do Carbon Credits Make Sense for Companies?
When Do Carbon Credits Make Sense for Companies?

THE NEXT ECONOMY - Addressing your company’s carbon footprint takes a comprehensive approach. Carbon offsets are a viable component of a larger strategy; and when procured smartly, can also help companies meet their other sustainability needs and goals.

Does Adopting Renewable Energy Feel Complex? 4 Considerations to Get You Started
Does Adopting Renewable Energy Feel Complex? 4 Considerations to Get You Started

CLEANTECH - When adopting a renewable energy strategy, here are four considerations all executives should keep in mind that will streamline the process and ensure their end results achieve their sustainability goals.

River Cruise Giants Make Big Waves, Smaller Impacts with Biodiesel
River Cruise Giants Make Big Waves, Smaller Impacts with Biodiesel

CLEANTECH - For Hornblower, the integration of biodiesel into its latest boats was a natural evolution of its environmental stewardship. The company has led the charge in the industry, in terms of reducing its fleet’s impacts on the environment.

Walmart Announces Goal to Become a Regenerative Company
Walmart Announces Goal to Become a Regenerative Company

THE NEXT ECONOMY - The world’s largest retailer targets zero emissions by 2040 and aims to protect or restore at least 50M acres of land and 1M square miles of ocean by 2030 — but are there gaps in its plan?

Why the American Lung Association Supports Renewable Fuels
Why the American Lung Association Supports Renewable Fuels

CLEANTECH - Experts with the ALA recognize that biodiesel not only reduces carbon emissions but can also provide health benefits associated with cleaner air.

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Science Based Targets Initiative Developing Global Standard for Corporate Net-Zero Targets
Science Based Targets Initiative Developing Global Standard for Corporate Net-Zero Targets

THE NEXT ECONOMY - SBTi has released a new paper that lays the foundations for establishing credible, science-based net-zero targets for the corporate sector.

Google Has Erased Its Entire ‘Carbon Legacy,’ Sets Sights on 100% Carbon-Free Power
Google Has Erased Its Entire ‘Carbon Legacy,’ Sets Sights on 100% Carbon-Free Power

CLEANTECH - Google was the first major company to become carbon neutral, in 2007. Now, the tech giant says it is the first company in the world to eliminate its entire carbon footprint.

Cook-Illinois’ Sustainable Fuel Evolution
Cook-Illinois’ Sustainable Fuel Evolution

CLEANTECH - As one school bus company leads the charge toward more sustainable transportation, it shares lessons learned for businesses that want to cut greenhouse gas emissions in their own operations.

Casey’s General Stores: Fueling Community Growth Through Biodiesel
Casey’s General Stores: Fueling Community Growth Through Biodiesel

CLEANTECH - Through its commitment to supporting local producers and providing customers new fuel options, Casey’s has become a key player in the biodiesel industry.

US Soybean Industry Protocol Addresses Sustainable Farming Practices
US Soybean Industry Protocol Addresses Sustainable Farming Practices

CLEANTECH - As soy production and uses have expanded worldwide, so have calls for more responsible farming practices to conserve vital natural resources.

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Chicago Parks Fight Hand Sanitizer Shortage Through Innovative Biodiesel Partnership
Chicago Parks Fight Hand Sanitizer Shortage Through Innovative Biodiesel Partnership

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - An unlikely partnership has enabled the Chicago Park District to produce enough much-needed hand sanitizer to keep its employees and park visitors safe during the pandemic.

Illinois City’s Success with Biodiesel Influences Neighboring Communities
Illinois City’s Success with Biodiesel Influences Neighboring Communities

CLEANTECH - By selling B20 biodiesel to neighboring municipal agencies and organizations, Moline has expanded its impact on air quality across the Quad Cities region — and shown the community that improving air quality is a collaborative effort.

Illinois Soybean Farmers Sowing Seeds of a Sustainable Future
Illinois Soybean Farmers Sowing Seeds of a Sustainable Future

CLEANTECH - Illinois has maintained its leadership in US soybean production for nearly a century, thanks to its climate and ongoing commitment to sustainable agriculture and conservation best practices.

Imagine, Never Having to Charge Your Personal Devices Ever Again
Imagine, Never Having to Charge Your Personal Devices Ever Again

CLEANTECH - Powerfoyle is a new solar material capable of converting all types of light into energy — making it possible to charge any device or appliance from natural daylight, sun or indoor lighting.

WEF: 395M New Jobs by 2030 If Businesses Prioritize Nature
WEF: 395M New Jobs by 2030 If Businesses Prioritize Nature

THE NEXT ECONOMY - As governments and businesses look to rebuilding the global economy post-pandemic, a new study from the World Economic Forum (WEF) has found that ‘nature-positive’ solutions can create 395 million jobs by 2030.

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What Would Carbon Neutrality Mean for Small Businesses?
What Would Carbon Neutrality Mean for Small Businesses?

BUSINESS CASE - No matter the size of your company, there are certainly steps you could be taking to move closer to the elusive dream of net zero. In no way is the path to carbon neutrality easy, but bearing any costs and challenges now could secure the future success of your business.

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