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English Soccer Club Cut 10.7 Million Kilos of Emissions in Four Years

Arsenal Football Club reports eliminating 10.7 million kilograms of carbon dioxide emissions since 2016, when the English soccer team formed a partnership with UK sustainable energy supplier Octopus Energy.

Facebook Signs PPA for 170 MW of Wind Energy in Illinois

Facebook signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) for approximately 170 megawatts from the Lincoln Land Wind project currently under construction in Morgan County, Illinois.

Investors Managing $16 Trillion Establish Net Zero Framework

Global investors representing more than $16 trillion in assets released a blueprint to help the investment community worldwide contribute to achieving net zero emissions by 2050.

Dropbox Looks to Purchase 100% Renewable Energy by 2030

San Francisco-based Dropbox has announced new sustainability goals for 2030. Environmental targets for the document management software company include sourcing energy for their operations from 100% renewable sources.
 

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English Soccer Club Cut 10.7 Million Kilos of Emissions in Four Years

Arsenal Football Club reports eliminating 10.7 million kilograms of carbon dioxide emissions since 2016, when the English soccer team formed a partnership with UK sustainable energy supplier Octopus Energy.

Facebook Signs PPA for 170 MW of Wind Energy in Illinois

Facebook signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) for approximately 170 megawatts from the Lincoln Land Wind project currently under construction in Morgan County, Illinois.

Investors Managing $16 Trillion Establish Net Zero Framework

Global investors representing more than $16 trillion in assets released a blueprint to help the investment community worldwide contribute to achieving net zero emissions by 2050.

Dropbox Looks to Purchase 100% Renewable Energy by 2030

San Francisco-based Dropbox has announced new sustainability goals for 2030. Environmental targets for the document management software company include sourcing energy for their operations from 100% renewable sources.

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Kilroy Realty Earns Gold WELL Certification for San Francisco Project

Kilroy Realty Corporation reported earning WELL Core and Shell Certification at the Gold level for its office project in San Francisco, the Exchange on Sixteenth. The company said that this is the first project in the city to achieve such certification, and only the second in California.

Kroger Now Offering Free Recycling for Simple Truth Packaging

The Kroger Co. recently announced the launch of its Simple Truth Recycling Program, offering customers a free way to recycle the flexible packaging of more than 300 products from Simple Truth, Kroger's organic brand.

Google Issues Largest Corporate Sustainability Bond of Any Company in History

As part of a $10 billion debt offering, Google’s parent company Alphabet has issued $5.75 billion in sustainability bonds, the largest sustainability or green bond by any company in history.

Franklin Templeton Launches Muni Green Bond Fund

Franklin Templeton has launched the Franklin Municipal Green Bond Fund, one of the few strategies solely focusing on muni green bonds.

McLean Packaging Commits to Completely Renewable Energy

McLean Packaging, a beauty and personal care packaging company, has contracted with national energy advisory firm 5 and Engie Resources LLC on a five-year energy agreement that supports the development of renewables.

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Citigroup and Bank of America Join Morgan Stanley in Commitment to Disclose Emissions from Loans and Investments

Citi and Bank of America announced recently they will join the Partnership for Carbon Accounting Financials, a global framework for financial institutions to measure and disclose the emissions from their lending and investment portfolios.

Report: Europe Leads North America in Implementing Sustainability and CO2 Reduction Measures

According to a new report from EcoVadis, Europe leads North America when it comes to implementing sustainability and CO2 reduction measures.

GM And EVgo Will Add 2,700 New Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Across the Country

General Motors and EVgo plan to triple the size of the nation’s largest public fast charging network by adding more than 2,700 new fast chargers over the next five years, a move the companies hope will help accelerate widespread electric vehicle adoption.

The Venetian Resort Pilots Surgical Face Mask Recycling Project

The Venetian Resort in Las Vegas launched a pilot project for recycling surgical face masks to keep them out of landfills. This is one of the first recycling programs for PPE in the hospitality industry.

Scientists Develop Smart Tech to Cut Commercial Fleet Emissions in Half

Computer scientists in the United Kingdom report that they have developed new intelligent vehicle routing technology that can cut vehicle fleet emissions in half.

RBC Becomes First Canadian Bank to Sign Renewable Energy Deal

Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) said that the financial institution became the first Canadian bank to sign a long-term power purchase agreement for renewable energy. The deal is expected to provide 39 megawatts from two solar farms under construction in Alberta.

Chemical Company BASF Releases Emissions Data for 45,000 Products

BASF plans to share carbon dioxide emissions data for their entire portfolio of around 45,000 products with customers. The global chemical company said that this transparent emissions information should help customers reduce the carbon footprints of their own activities and end products.

Whirlpool’s Scope 1 and 2 Science-Based Targets Receive Approval

Whirlpool Corporation announced that the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) has approved the company’s Scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets. They are the first appliance manufacturer in North America to join the initiative.

The BMW Group Looks to Reduce CO2 for Full Vehicle Lifecycle

The BMW Group released strategies this week for how the company plans to reach key sustainability goals by 2030. New measures include setting targets to reduce carbon dioxide emissions for a vehicle’s entire lifecycle.

Citi Earmarks $250 Billion to Finance and Facilitate Climate Solutions

Citi today announced its new five-year 2025 Sustainable Progress Strategy to help accelerate the transition to a low-carbon economy.

How This Texas Ikea Earned LEED Gold Certification

Ikea's Live Oak, Texas store has earned the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification Gold level from the US Green Building Council.

Moody’s to Use 100% Renewable Energy for its Global Operations, Commits to Offsetting Past Emissions

Moody’s Corporation has established new environmental sustainability commitments and progress milestones, including plans for expanding its carbon neutrality and procuring 100% renewable electricity, as well as target goals for reducing its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

NYC Transit Upgrades Portion of its Fleet to Electric Hybrid Buses

New Flyer and Allison Transmission will deliver 50 Allison electric hybrid equipped buses to the largest transit authority in the US: New York City Transit.

Doosan Bobcat North America Launches Electric Excavators

Doosan Bobcat North America and Green Machine Equipment, Inc., a manufacturer of renewable power drive systems, announced today a partnership to produce electric/hydraulic Bobcat compact excavators.

HSBC Launches Environmental, Social, and Governance Group for Clients

HSBC this week announced the formation of a dedicated Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Solutions unit to help clients around the world rebuild and transition their businesses and economies in a more sustainable way post-covid-19.

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