Sourcing Renewables - December 21, 2020
The Walt Disney Company announced Dec. 18 that it is committed to achieving net zero emissions and purchasing or producing 100% clean electricity for its direct operations by 2030.
GHG Emissions - December 18, 2020
Upwork announced Dec. 17 that it achieved carbon neutrality for the first time in 2019 and plans to remain carbon neutral going into the future.
Energy Efficiency - December 17, 2020
VMware announced Dec. 10 its new 2030 sustainability agenda, which includes 30 specific goals around its ESG targets including net zero emissions and 100% renewable energy sourcing.
GHG Emissions - December 15, 2020
CBRE Group announced Dec. 14 its target to reduce Scope 1 and 2 emissions 68% by 2035 from a 2019 baseline and that the goal has been approved by the Science Based Targets initiative.
Energy Efficiency - December 14, 2020
Smart Energy Decisions will lead off its 2021 slate of events with the Virtual Innovation Summit, set for March 8-12, 2021. The fifth edition of the industry’s premier event will once again bring together energy, sustainability and facility man
GHG Emissions - December 10, 2020
Square announced Dec. 8 its plans to achieve net zero carbon in its operations by 2030, including in its primary Scope 3 emissions.
Distributed Energy Resources - December 9, 2020
The 2020 Distributed Energy Resources Study, conducted by Smart Energy Decisions and sponsored by NRG, explores the usage, consideration, drivers, and barriers for DERs among large electric power users. Among the findings: these customers want independence and control to choose their sources of energy - but first, they need to overcome the barriers of costs and economics of implementation.
GHG Emissions - December 9, 2020
Mercedes-Benz announced this week its ambition to have a carbon-neutral global supply chain by 2039.
Energy Efficiency - December 7, 2020 - By ENERGY STAR
2020 was supposed to be a big year for energy treasure hunts and the U.S. EPA’s ENERGY STAR© program - until COVID-19 hit. Yet even with restrictions brought about by the pandemic, this column from ENERGY STAR shows that organizations can still implement programs to find energy savings, engage employees, and build better energy management practices.