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Energy Efficiency  -  April 22, 2021

Kohl’s Reaches 2025 Energy Efficiency and Emissions Goals - 4 Years Early

Kohl’s announced on April 22 that it has already achieved or exceeded its 2025 energy use and emissions targets. These goals included lowering Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions from Kohl’s-owned operations by 50% (compared to 2014) and reducing its facilities’ energy consumption by 30% (compared to 2008).
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GHG Emissions  -  April 20, 2021

Food Lion Commits to Climate Action

Southeast-based grocery franchise Food Lion announced on April 19 its 2025 and 2030 goals to reduce energy use, GHG emissions, and food waste while increasing transparency and sustainability in its food supply chain. This commitment builds on Food Lion’s numerous sustainable initiatives in partnership with its parent company, Ahold Delhaize USA (ADUSA). 
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GHG Emissions  -  April 20, 2021

Whole Foods Market Adopts Reduced-GWP Refrigerant to Reduce Carbon Footprint

Whole Foods Market announced that more than 100 of its U.S. stores will lower CO2 emissions by retrofitting their commercial refrigerators with Honeywell’s Solstice refrigerant.
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Energy Efficiency  -  April 19, 2021 - By Rory Gahagan, IMT

Want to Tune Up Your City’s Buildings? First, Tune Up Your Approach.

Are audits and tune-up policies the unsung heroes of the building energy policy world? In this column from the Institute for Market Transformation (IMT), Rory Gahagan makes the case for these actions as viable stepping stones to improving energy usage and reducing GHG emissions with five key lessons any city can deploy to tune up its approach to produce successful policies.
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GHG Emissions  -  April 17, 2021

Weekend reads: Denmark's energy island; Adding carbon to a corporate strategy

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 16, 2021

Heineken Brews a Better World

HEINEKEN announced on April 15 a new goal to have carbon-neutral production sites by 2030 and throughout its full value chain by 2040. These goals represent a revision of the Dutch brewing company’s Brew a Better World climate change program and are part of its EverGreen balanced growth strategy.
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GHG Emissions  -  April 16, 2021

DOE Drives $162 Million to Decarbonize Vehicles

The U.S. Department of Energy announced the third stage of its SuperTruck initiative, including funding of more than $162 million to improve efficiency and reduce carbon emissions among cars, trucks, and off-road vehicles.
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Energy Efficiency  -  April 15, 2021

IBM Plans Energy Saving Improvements at Four Sites

IBM plans to make sustainable energy upgrades across four different sites in New York and North Carolina. These improvements will generate $414,000 in savings annually and reduce carbon emissions by 2,416 tons every year.
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Energy Efficiency  -  April 14, 2021

2021 ENERGY STAR Award Winners Announced

The EPA announced on April 13 a total of 206 ENERGY STAR winners from more than 150 organizations in recognition of their year-over-year commitment to energy efficiency. Winners are selected from a network of thousands of ENERGY STAR partners.
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April 13, 2021

GSA Plans $91 Million Project for Improved Energy Efficiency

As part of the National Deep Energy Retrofit (NDER) program, the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) will improve facilities, energy efficiencies and upgrade technologies in landmark federal buildings. The plans are part of the GSA’s target of net zero energy consumption while achieving energy goals prescribed in various federal Energy Acts.
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