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GHG Emissions  -  August 17, 2018

7-Eleven to expand emissions reduction program

7-Eleven announced today the expansion of its RENEW reduced emissions fuel program, the first phase of which saw results that include 24,000 metric tons of carbon emissions offset and 70,000 trees planted.
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August 16, 2018

NYC landlords set energy reduction goal

A group of large New York real estate operators, including SL Green Realty Corp., Vornado Realty Trust and Related Cos., have agreed to a plan to reduce energy use in the city’s larger buildings by 20% percent by 2030.
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Energy Procurement  -  August 15, 2018

Survey shows businesses moving energy onsite

A majority of businesses expect to take control of their own energy use by generating one-quarter of their electricity onsite by 2025, with 81% of U.S. businesses predicting this change will occur within the next seven year.
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Energy Efficiency  -  August 13, 2018

Mandalay Bay implements wireless control network

MGM Resorts International has implemented a wireless control network at its Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas in order to digitize more than 1,600 light fixtures covering approximately 1 million square feet of floor space across six exhibit halls.
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August 13, 2018

Lidl plans network of EV chargers in Ireland

Budget supermarket chain Lidl will install electric vehicle chargers at 20 of its stores across Ireland over the next six months, in a bid to host the nation's largest supermarket-based network of chargepoints.
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August 10, 2018

Ocean State Job Lot installs lighting upgrades

Ocean State Job Lot, Rhode Island-based operator of 131 close-out stores in New England, New York, and New Jersey, will spend $14 million on lighting upgrades expected to save more than $2.7 million per year on energy costs.
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GHG Emissions  -  August 9, 2018

Mastercard sets 20% GHG reduction goal

Mastercard announced plans to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 20% by 2025, a target approved by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). The plan will use a 2016 baseline and include both direct and indirect emissions.
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GHG Emissions  -  August 9, 2018

CSL Group achieves emissions reduction

The CSL Group, a provider of marine dry bulk cargo handling and delivery services as well as owner and operator of self-unloading vessels, announced it achieved a 5.6% reduction in CO2 emissions per nautical mile in the past year.
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GHG Emissions  -  August 8, 2018

Humana highlights sustainability goals

Humana announced on August 8 the company’s alignment with the United National Sustainable Development Goals, calling itself one of the first U.S. health insurers to commit to the international targets. The company also released its 2016-2017 Corporate Social Responsibility report.
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GHG Emissions  -  July 26, 2018

Yum! Brands restaurants go green

Yum! Brands announced that more than one-third of their new restaurants are meeting the requirements of the company’s Green Building efforts that provide guidelines for reducing energy and water consumption and constructing buildings to leave a smaller footprint.
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