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GHG Emissions  -  July 7, 2020

ODP Corp. cuts energy consumption 36%

The ODP Corporation announced July 2 that they succeeded in their goal to reduce energy consumption by 2021 and saw a 36% decrease in facility energy consumption between 2016 and 2019.
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GHG Emissions  -  July 6, 2020

IBM cut energy use 4.5%, CO2 emissions 11.1% in 2019

IBM announced that they decreased their energy consumption by 4.5% and CO2 emissions by 11.1% in 2019 and now source 47% of their electricity from renewable sources.
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GHG Emissions  -  July 6, 2020

Darigold commits to carbon neutrality in farming

Darigold and the Northwest Dairy Association announced June 30 that they plan to be carbon neutral by 2050 through investment in renewable energy and energy efficiency projects.
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GHG Emissions  -  June 30, 2020

L’Oréal targets carbon neutrality, 100% RE by 2025

L'Oreal announced June 25 their "L'Oreal for the future" sustainability plan, which includes targets to achieve carbon neutrality and 100% renewable energy at all their sites before 2025 and reduce greenhouse gas emissions per finished product 50% from 2016 levels before 2030.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  June 29, 2020 - By Caitlin Marquis, Advanced Energy Economy

What COVID Means for Energy Goals and Sustainability Efforts, Today and Tomorrow

As companies adjust to a new normal during COVID-19, sustainability teams face their own challenge: assessing whether and how the coronavirus pandemic and its economic fallout will affect progress toward their company’s renewable energy and greenhouse gas reduction goals. In this column, Caitlin Marquis of Advance Energy Economy outlines how conditions are affecting the energy industry, how regulators and lawmakers are responding, and what to watch for in the months ahead.
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GHG Emissions  -  June 25, 2020

Ford Motors sets target for carbon neutrality by 2050

Ford Motor Company announced June 24 that they are ramping up their climate change goals and intend to be carbon neutral globally by 2050 and power all manufacturing plants with 100% locally sourced renewable energy by 2035.
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Distributed Energy Resources  -  June 24, 2020

SED’s Distributed Energy Forum goes Virtual

Smart Energy Decisions announces that the 2nd Distributed Energy Forum will shift into Virtual mode and take place on September 21-25, 2020.
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GHG Emissions  -  June 23, 2020

Amazon to invest $2 billion into Climate Pledge Fund

Amazon announced June 23 that they are introducing a $2 billion investment into The Climate Pledge Fund, which will advance the development of sustainability solutions to accomplish the goals of The Climate Pledge's target for net-zero carbon before 2040.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  June 22, 2020

St. Thomas resort upgrades solar system post-hurricanes

Bluebeard’s Castle Resort in the U.S. Virgin Islands received an upgrade to its commercial solar system to increase its capacity after it was damaged during two hurricanes in 2017.
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GHG Emissions  -  June 18, 2020

MetLife achieves all 2020 sustainability targets

MetLife announced June 17 that they achieved all their 2020 environmental goals on target, including becoming carbon neutral, reducing energy consumption by 10% since 2012 and reducing location-based emissions by 10% since 2012.
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