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GHG Emissions  -  February 26, 2021 - By Stacie Haas, Fifth Third Bank

How a Focus on ESG Led to a Bank’s Carbon Neutrality Achievement

Public companies have a responsibility to deliver long-term sustainable value, but the definition of that value has evolved beyond a return on investments for institutional and individual investors. In this column, Stacie Haas explains how Fifth Third Bank became the first regional commercial bank to achieve carbon neutrality, an achievement that wouldn’t have been possible without a strategic focus on ESG.

GHG Emissions  -  February 19, 2021

Kimco Realty strives for net-zero emissions by 2050

Kimco Realty Corp., which operators open-air, grocery-anchored shopping centers and mixed-use assets in North America, announced on Feb. 17 a series of five and ten-year goals that will guide the company’s ESG strategy.

GHG Emissions  -  February 18, 2021

New York expands energy efficiency program for commercial buildings

New York City will soon be expanding the implementation of its energy efficiency, water conservation and clean energy programs for commercial buildings through a $30 million contract.

Finance  -  February 18, 2021

Anheuser-Busch pursues energy goals with $10B sustainability credit facility

Anheuser-Busch InBev announced Feb. 18 that it signed a new $10 billion Sustainability Linked Loan Revolving Credit Facility that will contribute to it achieving its goals in renewable energy and emissions reduction.

GHG Emissions  -  February 18, 2021

IBM pledges net zero emissions by 2030

IBM announced Feb. 16 that it is committed to achieving net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2030.

GHG Emissions  -  February 17, 2021

The Climate Pledge gains 20 new signatories

Twenty new companies have added their names to Amazon's The Climate Pledge, including IBM, Iceland Foods, Johnson Controls and Ørsted.

Demand Management  -  February 12, 2021

Demand-Side Energy Management in the Time of COVID

CPower’s latest ebook takes a peek into eight of the biggest commercial industries in North America and reveals key energy management strategies successful organizations executed during the wildest year of the young century. This book also breaks down the demand response and demand management programs available in five of the nation’s open energy markets as well as those offered by several of the largest electric utilities in U.S. deregulated markets. "Demand-Side Energy Management in the Time of COVID" is a must-have resource for any commercial and industrial organization striving to optimize its energy use and spend in 2021. Download your electronic copy today!

GHG Emissions  -  February 11, 2021

Bank of America sets steps for net zero by 2050

Bank of America announced on Feb. 11 a series of initial steps it will take to achieve its goal of net zero GHG emissions in it financing activities by 2050, as well as broader 2030 operational and supply chain goals as part of a holistic commitment to environmental sustainability.

GHG Emissions  -  February 5, 2021

Sainsbury’s sets science-based targets to reach net-zero goals

UK grocery chain Sainsbury’s announced on Feb. 3 that it plans to significantly reduce GHG emissions with approved science-based targets in its operations and across the supply chain.

GHG Emissions  -  February 3, 2021

Bloomberg LP sets 2025 goal for net zero carbon emissions

Bloomberg LP announced Feb. 3 it has committed to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2025, the same year as the company's existing target to reach 100% renewable energy.

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