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Sprint Commits to Source 100% of its Energy Needs from Renewable Sources

Sprint recently announced new corporate environmental goals, including a commitment to source 100% renewable electricity across its entire operations – all retail stores, offices, call centers, and network sites – by 2025.

Target Completes 500th Rooftop Solar Installation

Retailer Target has announced the completion of its 500th rooftop solar installation. 

California School District Launches Sustainable Energy Program Across 33 Sites, Will Save $65 Million in Energy Costs

New solar installations are expected to generate 90% of district's energy needs.

The Estée Lauder Companies Sign Wind VPPA with NextEra Energy Resources

The Estée Lauder Companies signed a virtual power purchase agreement for 22 megawatts of energy from NextEra Energy Resources’ Ponderosa wind farm in Oklahoma.

Hybrid Electric-Powered Cruise Ship Makes History in Antarctica

Norwegian coastal cruise operator Hurtigruten introduced what the company says is the world’s first hybrid electric-powered expedition ship this year. Recently the cruise ship MS Roald Amundsen completed its first voyage to Antarctica.
 

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Sprint Commits to Source 100% of its Energy Needs from Renewable Sources

Sprint recently announced new corporate environmental goals, including a commitment to source 100% renewable electricity across its entire operations – all retail stores, offices, call centers, and network sites – by 2025.

Target Completes 500th Rooftop Solar Installation

Retailer Target has announced the completion of its 500th rooftop solar installation. 

The Estée Lauder Companies Sign Wind VPPA with NextEra Energy Resources

The Estée Lauder Companies signed a virtual power purchase agreement for 22 megawatts of energy from NextEra Energy Resources’ Ponderosa wind farm in Oklahoma.

Hybrid Electric-Powered Cruise Ship Makes History in Antarctica

Norwegian coastal cruise operator Hurtigruten introduced what the company says is the world’s first hybrid electric-powered expedition ship this year. Recently the cruise ship MS Roald Amundsen completed its first voyage to Antarctica.

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McDonald’s Redesigns European Paper Straws Following Consumer Criticism

The transition to paper straws from single-use plastic ones in Europe didn’t go quite as planned for McDonald’s. This week the foodservice retailer announced plans to introduce an “evolved” paper straw.

Air Liquide and Engie Join Forces on Renewable Hydrogen in France

Air Liquide and Engie signed an agreement with the Durance, Luberon, Verdon urban area in southern France on a project to produce industrial-scale renewable hydrogen.

Volkswagen Breaks Ground on North American EV Production Facility in Tennessee

Volkswagen started construction on a $800 million production facility for electric vehicles (EVs) in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The site is set to become the automaker’s assembly base for EV production in North America.

Formula One Sets Course to Reach Carbon Neutrality by 2030

Formula One outlined plans this week to reach carbon neutrality for cars, on-track activity, and the rest of the sport’s operations by 2030. The motorsport racing competition’s executives say their new plan is achievable.

Clorox to Achieve About 50% of its Renewable Electricity Goal Through Agreement with Enel Green Power North America

The Clorox Company and a wholly owned subsidiary of Enel Green Power North America recently announced the signing of a 12-year, 70MW virtual power purchase agreement (VPPA) for the purchase of renewable energy beginning in 2021.

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Product Announcement: Eastman Creates Sustainable Option for Automotive Plastics

Specialty plastics provider Eastman has announced its collaboration with NB Coatings, a paint-on plastics manufacturer for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), to create a sustainable option for automotive plastics.

McDonald’s USA Achieves 100% Sustainably Sourced Coffee Goal, 1 Year Ahead of Schedule

McDonald's USA announced today that 100% of the ground and whole bean coffee for US restaurants is sustainably sourced, achieving the company’s 2020 goal one year ahead of schedule.

Hyatt Launches 3 Global Initiatives to Significantly Reduce Single-Use Plastics

Hyatt Hotels Corporation is announcing a series of initiatives to reduce waste at Hyatt hotels globally, including introducing large-format bathroom amenities and reducing single-use water bottles by June 2021.

School Campus Installs the Largest Single-Roof Solar Array in Downtown Denver

The Auraria Sustainable Campus Program (ASCP) in Denver, in partnership with the Auraria Higher Education Center (AHEC) and Namasté Solar of Boulder, is nearing the completion of a 779kW solar array installation atop the Auraria Library.
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Market Convergence FAQ with Schneider Electric, Pt. III: If You’re Still Skeptical About Renewables

As the price for renewable energy falls, it becomes competitive with traditional sources of electricity, driving the convergence of the renewable power and traditional, fossil fuel-based power markets. In the final part of this three-part Q&A, market experts...

Texas School District to Undergo Energy Efficiency Project, Expected to Save $2.8 Million Over 15 Years

La Villa Independent School District (ISD) in Texas announced the kickoff of a comprehensive energy efficiency project that will improve performance of the district’s facilities, as well as air conditioning comfort and lighting in the learning environment and further reduce energy costs and carbon emissions.

Silicon Valley Slumps in Sustainability Supremacy, Study Shows

The world’s largest concentration of tech companies sees limited leadership in the sustainability realm, according to a new report from the...

Budweiser Commits to 100% Clean Energy Usage by 2022 for its Breweries in Brazil

Budweiser has announced it will have all of its production and distribution in Brazil done 100% with clean energy by 2022.

New York AG Fails to Provide Proof of Fraud in Greenhouse Gas Case Against ExxonMobil

New York State Attorney General Tish James withdrew two counts of fraud against ExxonMobil during her closing arguments in a case against the energy giant.

Concordia Becomes First University Foundation in Quebec With a Target of 100% Sustainable Investments by 2025

The Concordia University Foundation committed today to end investments in the coal, oil and gas sector within five years.

New Report Calls Out World’s Largest Banks on Climate Failures

A new report from Boston Common Asset Management assesses 58 of the world’s largest banks on their response to climate change. Lauren Compere discusses what the results mean for financial sector professionals.

Prana Uncovers New Ways to Avoid Plastic Apparel Packaging

Rachel Lincoln, Prana’s director of sustainability, shares how the lifestyle clothing brand is eliminating plastic packaging from the factory to the sales floor.

United Kingdom Invests $400 Million to Cut Heavy Industry Emissions

The UK government recently announced an investment of £315 million — around $403 million — to help energy-intensive businesses in the heavy industry reduce their energy bills and lower their carbon emissions.

Asia Pulp & Paper: Most Canadians Willing to Pay More for Sustainably Packaged Food

A new survey from Asia Pulp & Paper found that 62% of Canadian adults are willing to pay more for food products packaged in sustainable materials. Remarkably, 40% said they would pay as much as 10% more for such products.

New Index Ranks World’s Largest Seafood Companies on UN SDGs

For the first time, the World Benchmarking Alliance has ranked 30 of the largest seafood companies worldwide on their commitments, transparency, and performance to meet the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

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