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GHG Emissions  -  March 19, 2021

CarMax aims for carbon neutrality by 2050

CarMax announced March 18 its intention to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050 and an interim target to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 50% before 2025.

Energy Efficiency  -  March 17, 2021 - By Better Buildings, U.S. Department of Energy

Iron Mountain Data Centers aces the Better Buildings Challenge

Iron Mountain Data Centers has been recognized by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for its commitment to energy efficiency through DOE’s Better Buildings Challenge. As a Better Buildings partner, Iron Mountain offered to share its best practices through a virtual tour of the cutting-edge energy efficiency technologies at its data centers.

GHG Emissions  -  March 11, 2021

Salesforce vows to advocate for better climate policies

Salesforce announced March 8 that it has incorporated climate action into its public policy platform of the company's top priorities and is committed to advocating for policies that call for net-zero emissions by 2050.

GHG Emissions  -  March 10, 2021

Wells Fargo targets net zero financed emissions by 2050

Wells Fargo announced March 8 that it plans to achieve net zero greenhouse gas emissions across business operations and in its financed emissions by 2050.

Energy Efficiency  -  March 10, 2021

Aflac issues $400 million sustainability bond

Aflac Incorporated announced March 8 that it has issued its first sustainability bond at $400 million to finance existing or future investments in environmental or social projects.

Energy Efficiency  -  March 9, 2021

Chipotle ties executive compensation to sustainability metrics

Chipotle Mexican Grill announced last week a new Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) structure that will hold its executives more accountable to its goals by tying executive compensation to its ESG accomplishments.

GHG Emissions  -  March 8, 2021

City of Santa Monica creates zero-emissions delivery zone

The City of Santa Monica announced on Feb. 25 that it deployed a zero-emissions delivery zone within a one-square mile voluntary area by partnering with tech and delivery companies and community organizations.

Finance  -  March 5, 2021

Goldman Sachs completed $156B in sustainable financing in 2020

Goldman Sachs announced March 4 that it achieved a fifth of its 2030 sustainable financing goal that it set in 2020, with $156 billion completed and $93 billion of that dedicated to climate transition.

March 2, 2021

Georgia Power issues first green bond for $742 million

Georgia Power announced Feb. 26 that it issued its first sustainability bond for $742 million, representing the first sustainability bond for a domestic utility in the United States.

GHG Emissions  -  March 1, 2021

Equinix launches €1.1B green bond for sustainability projects

Equinix announced Feb. 25 that it priced its second green bond offering for €1.1 billion to go toward advancing its sustainability initiatives and reducing its environmental impact.

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