April 05, 2020

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IWBI Membership Program Welcomes New Organizations

Published: Apr 01, 2020 – 03:15 PM EST

NEW YORK, Apr. 01 /CSRwire/ - The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) is pleased to announce the continued growth of its membership program, and with it, a growing impact on the health and well-being of people across the globe. The most recent members...

National Grid Takes Another Step to Mitigate COVID-19’s Financial Impact on New York Customers

Published: Mar 25, 2020 – 06:14 PM EST

WALTHAM, Mass., Mar. 25 /CSRwire/ - National Grid has taken another step to reduce the coronavirus' financial strain and economic uncertainty on upstate New York customers by deferring a bill increase that was scheduled to take effect April 1. The company has asked...

Climate Leadership Builds on Technology and Empowering People: Together We Go Further

Published: Mar 23, 2020 – 06:50 PM EST

Mar. 23 /CSRwire/ - Schneider Electric Sustainability blog by Gilles Vermot Desroches Founded during the First Industrial Revolution, Schneider is eager to lead the global push to put sustainability at the heart of what the Word Economic Forum recently dubbed the Fourth Industrial...

The Detroit Water Crisis and Unexpected Coalitions

Published: Mar 23, 2020 – 06:46 PM EST

Mar. 23 /CSRwire/ - Originally published by erb.mich.edu Since 2014, the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department has shut off the water to 141,000 households whose bills were past due. Last year, more than 23,000 households reportedly had their water shut off. When the...

National Grid Implements Additional Actions to Protect Customers, Employees During Pandemic

Published: Mar 19, 2020 – 04:17 PM EST

NEW YORK, Mar. 19 /CSRwire/ - National Grid has implemented additional steps to protect customers and employees during the COVID-19 pandemic while continuing to ensure the safe, reliable delivery of electricity and natural gas across its Massachusetts, New York and Rhode Island service...

Georgia DOT, UGA and The Ray Test Alternatives to Traditional Land Management Strategies on I-85

Published: Feb 27, 2020 – 11:30 AM EST

Georgia Department of Transportation (Georgia DOT), The Ray, and the University of Georgia’s College of Environment + Design (UGA CED) are pleased to provide a major update to the living vegetative lab spanning the diamond interchanges at Exit 6 on Interstate-85

ENGIE and IVECO Inaugurate a New Natural Gas Refueling Station in Turin Italy

Published: Feb 26, 2020 – 03:15 PM EST

Feb. 26 /CSRwire/ - ENGIE Italia, an energy and services player driven by the mission of leading the transition to CO2 zero emission, and IVECO, a commercial vehicles brand of CNH Industrial N.V., have opened a new state-of-the-art gas refueling station in Turin,...

Bechtel Returns To New York To Help Solve the City’s Biggest Infrastructure Challenges

Published: Feb 19, 2020 – 07:17 PM EST

Feb. 19 /CSRwire/ - Bechtel, the top-ranked engineering and construction company in the U.S., has opened a new office in New York City to support local leaders in solving the region's infrastructure challenges. On Thursday, Bechtel held a reception marking its new presence...

Avenue’s New Community Center Gets Sustainable Upgrades in Near Northside

Published: Feb 18, 2020 – 02:00 PM EST

HOUSTON, Feb. 18 /CSRwire/ - Avenue, a local nonprofit dedicated to developing affordable homes and strengthening communities, will be getting an environmentally-friendly upgrade thanks to a near $200,000 gift from Green Mountain Energy Sun Club. The green amenities will complement Avenue Center, a...

Southern California Edison Files 2020-22 Wildfire Mitigation Plan

Published: Feb 11, 2020 – 06:52 PM EST

ROSEMEAD, Calif., Feb. 11 /CSRwire/ - Southern California Edison filed its proposed 2020-22 Wildfire Mitigation Plan with the California Public Utilities Commission. SCE's multiyear plan builds on the progress made last year to reduce the risk of fire ignitions caused by utility infrastructure....

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