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NRG Energy’s 2018 Sustainability Report Showcases 37% Reduction in Carbon Emissions

Published: Apr 25, 2019 – 09:30 AM EST

PRINCETON, N.J., Apr. 25 /CSRwire/ - NRG Energy Inc. (NYSE:NRG) today released its 2018 Sustainability Report, providing an update on the Company's comprehensive sustainability strategy. NRG demonstrated advancement across all of its previously announced sustainability initiatives, including a 37% reduction in carbon emissions,...

$200,000 Green Mountain Energy Sun Club Grant Funds Solar Energy and Horticultural Training Program at My Possibilities

Published: Apr 24, 2019 – 10:00 AM EST

PLANO, Texas, Apr. 24 /CSRwire/ - My Possibilities (MP), a for-cause organization that provides continuing education and vocational training for adults with disabilities, announced today the completion of sustainability projects funded by a $200,000 grant from the Green Mountain Energy Sun Club. MP...

World Bank and Pact Launch First ‘State of the Sector’ Report for Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining

Published: Apr 24, 2019 – 03:00 AM EST

• Over 40 million people globally work in artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) • 10 million people living in 40 countries in sub-Saharan Africa are directly engaged in ASM • Accurate, reliable data on artisanal and small-scale mining is an essential first step...

General Mills to Match 100 Percent of Its Annual U.S. Electricity Use With New Wind Power Agreement

Published: Apr 23, 2019 – 10:15 AM EST

MINNEAPOLIS, Apr. 23 /CSRwire/ - General Mills has taken one of the biggest steps thus far toward its climate goal by signing a virtual 15-year power purchase agreement with Roaring Fork Wind, LLC, a joint venture partnership between RES (Renewable Energy Systems) and...

Green Mountain Energy Customers Avoid 9.9 Billion Pounds of Carbon Dioxide in 2018

Published: Apr 22, 2019 – 12:52 PM EST

HOUSTON, Apr. 22 /CSRwire/ - In celebration of Earth Month, today Green Mountain Energyannounced its customers prevented more than 9.9 billion pounds of carbon dioxide in 2018 by choosing cleaner electricity and carbon offset products - 1.3 billion more pounds than in 2017....

Itron and Discovery Education Launch “Week of Resourcefulness” to Inspire Next Generation Environmental Leaders in Efficiency, Conservation and Sustainability Innovation in Celebration of Earth Day

Published: Apr 22, 2019 – 10:33 AM EST

SILVER SPRING, Md., Apr. 22 /CSRwire/ - In celebration of Earth Day, Itron, Inc., a technology company innovating the way cities and utilities manage energy and water, and Discovery Education, the leading provider of standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning...

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