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Danish Energy Company Reduces Emissions Faster Than Science Demands

Published: Jun 22, 2017 – 04:00 AM EST

COPENHAGEN, Denmark, Jun. 22 /CSRwire/ - DONG Energy announces that its target to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 96% by 2023 is now officially approved by the Science Based Target initiative as aligned with climate science. The target is significantly more ambitious than what...

2017 C.K. Prahalad Awards for Global Business Sustainability Leadership Honor the Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance (REBA) and Urs Hölzle of Google, with Special Recognition to John B. Goodenough

Published: Jun 20, 2017 – 11:00 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO, Jun. 20 /CSRwire/ - CEF presented the 2017 C.K. Prahalad Awards in two categories, with honors for sustainability leadership by an individual executive to Urs Hlzle, Senior Vice President of Technical Infrastructure for Google, and by a collaboration to the Renewable...

3Degrees Helps Akamai Drive Down Emissions

Published: Jun 08, 2017 – 10:00 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO, Jun. 08 /CSRwire/ - Akamai Technologies, the world's largest and most trusted cloud delivery platform, recently invested in an 80 megawatt wind farm in Texas through a long-term power purchase agreement. This is the latest chapter in Akamai's long-term approach to...

Construction of 6MW Solar Energy System in Danville, Virginia to Commence in August

Published: May 31, 2017 – 08:15 AM EST

DANVILLE, Va., May 31 /CSRwire/ - At a stop of Governor Terry McAuliffe's Clean Energy Jobs tour, Kentuck Solar Project stakeholders announced that construction of the 6-megawatt alternating current system will commence in August. Sol Systems is the financing partner and will oversee...

Senate Bill to Cut MPG/Emissions Benefits is Bad for Business, the Economy and Consumers

Published: May 26, 2017 – 04:03 PM EST

BOSTON, May 26 /CSRwire/ - A new bill would roll back the many benefits of fuel economy standards that are currently working to protect jobs and keep hard-earned dollars in local economies, Impax Asset Management and Ceres said in a statement. The bill,...

Export Development Canada Prices Third Green Bond, Responding to Rising Global Interest in Climate Financing

Published: May 24, 2017 – 04:52 PM EST

OTTAWA, Ontario, May 24 /CSRwire/ - Export Development Canada (EDC) today priced USD 500 million 1.625% Fixed Rate Green Bond due June 1, 2020. The lead underwriters were HSBC, J.P. Morgan and SEB. This offering is scheduled to close on June 1, 2017....

Consumers Energy Investing Nearly $440 Million to Enhance Safety, Reliability of Natural Gas System

Published: May 24, 2017 – 01:00 PM EST

JACKSON, Mich., May 24 /CSRwire/ - Focusing on safety and reliability, Consumers Energy is spending nearly $440 million this year to modernize its natural gas system. "At Consumers Energy, the safe, reliable delivery of natural gas is a top priority. We are committed...

How Lexington, Nebraska Became Home to the Second Largest Solar Farm in the State

Published: Apr 27, 2017 – 04:17 PM EST

WASHINGTON, Apr. 27 /CSRwire/ - For such a straight-forward value proposition, getting a solar project from inception to commercial operation can be surprisingly difficult. To avoid stakeholder misalignment and a test of patience, all parties must employ proven diligence and project management systems....

Trillium, Green Century, & 350.org Launch New Investor Guide to Fossil Fuel Free Investing

Published: Apr 19, 2017 – 01:05 PM EST

BOSTON, Apr. 19 /CSRwire/ - Today, Trillium Asset Management, Green Century Capital Management, and 350.org announced the release of a new guide for investors on fossil fuel free investing titled Make a Clean Break: Your Guide to Fossil Fuel Free Investing. The first...

Bristol-Myers Squibb Earns ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year Award for Third Consecutive Year

Published: Apr 10, 2017 – 03:17 PM EST

NEW YORK, Apr. 10 /CSRwire/ - For the third consecutive year, the U.S Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognizes Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE: BMY) with an ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Award for outstanding efforts to improve the energy efficiency of facilities worldwide....

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