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GHG Emissions  -  May 12, 2021

Caterpillar Announces 2030 Sustainability Goals, Reports ESG Progress

Caterpillar, Inc. announced on May 11 new sustainability goals centered around climate, environment, and safety. Among the goals to achieve by 2030 in operations energy and emissions: a science-based Scope 1 and 2 goal to reduce absolute GHG emissions from its operations by 30% from 2018 to 2030. 
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GHG Emissions  -  May 7, 2021

Smart Energy Voices Podcast - Episode 33: Managing Data on the Road to Net Zero

In this episode of Smart Energy Decisions, host John Failla speaks with Adam Kramer, former Vice President of Strategy at Switch and current CEO of sustainability and energy start-up Ledger8760. They discuss Adam’s role in helping Switch achieve 100% renewable energy and his new position at Ledger8760. Listen as Adam addresses the need for accurate data in order to successfully set and achieve sustainability goals.
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GHG Emissions  -  May 6, 2021

Georgetown University’s New Residence Hall Uses Low-Carbon Concrete

Georgetown University has announced that its 55 H Street Residence hall will be the first major construction project in Washington D.C. to use ECOpact low-carbon concrete. This concrete mix will decrease the hall’s embodied carbon by 40%, helping it to achieve its goal of surpassing LEED V4 Platinum status.
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GHG Emissions  -  May 5, 2021

Teva Announces 25% Reduction in GHG Emissions

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. achieved a reduction in total energy consumption of 6% in 2020 vs. 2019 and a 25% reduction since 2017. These results, along with other energy and emissions-related successes, as well as long-term goals, were shared with the release of the company’s 2020 ESG Progress Report.
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GHG Emissions  -  May 5, 2021

EnLink Midstream to Reach Net Zero Emissions by 2050, With Midway Milestones

EnLink Midstream announced on May 4 its intention to reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, with practical strategies to follow and milestones to meet as the company moves toward this goal.
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Energy Efficiency  -  April 30, 2021

California’s EV Charging Infrastructure Expands

Southern California Edison’s $436 million Charge Ready electric vehicle charging program continues to bring light-duty EV chargers to schools, public parking lots, hospitals, and business centers. To meet the state’s EV and climate goals,
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GHG Emissions  -  April 27, 2021

Siemens Energy’s CO2 Reduction Targets Verified by SBTi

Siemens Energy announced that the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) had verified the company's CO2 reduction targets, confirming that the company's goals comply with the Paris Agreement.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  April 24, 2021

Weekend Reads: Google's RE-Powered Data Center in an Old Coal Plant; Using Efficiency For Net-Zero Targets

It's the weekend! Kick back and catch up with these must-read articles from around the web.
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GHG Emissions  -  April 23, 2021

Travelers Commits to Carbon Neutrality by 2030

The Travelers Companies, Inc. has pledged to achieve net-zero emissions across its owned operations by 2030. Aligned with the Paris Climate Agreement, this goal will lower current CO2 emissions by 50,000 metric tons annually.
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GHG Emissions  -  April 22, 2021

President Biden Targets 50% GHG Emissions Reduction by 2030

Building on his goal for the U.S. to achieve net zero emissions by 2050, President Biden has set a new GHG emissions target for the United States: 50% economy-wide reduction from 2005 levels by 2030.
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