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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.
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Energy Efficiency  -  March 10, 2021

Santa Fe to see $88.6K in savings from energy efficiency overhaul

The City of Santa Fe, N.M., announced March 9 the competition of an energy efficiency project that is expected to save the city $88,649 in annual electricity and natural gas costs.
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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.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  March 8, 2021

Mastercard issues $600 million sustainability bond

Mastercard announced March 3 that it successfully priced a $600 million Sustainability Bond that will fund projects in carbon reduction, supporting environmental choices for customers and fostering inclusive growth.
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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.
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Distributed Energy Resources  -  March 4, 2021

Six US utilities join together to create interstate EV charging highway

A group of six major utilities announced March 2 a new coalition that will focus on creating a network of electric vehicle charging stations across major highways in the South, Midwest, Gulf, and Central Plains regions.
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GHG Emissions  -  March 4, 2021

FedEx commits to carbon-neutral operations by 2040

FedEx Corp. announced on March 3 that it set a goal to achieve carbon–neutral operations globally by 2040. To help reach this goal, FedEx is designating more than $2 billion of the initial investment in three key areas: vehicle electrification, sustainable energy and carbon sequestration.  
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Finance  -  March 3, 2021

Jigar Shah to lead $40 billion DOE clean tech loan effort

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced on March 3 the appointment of clean energy industry pioneer Jigar Shah as Director of the Loan Program Office, which will oversee more than $40 billion in loan authority across manufacturing, innovative finance, and tribal energy projects.
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GHG Emissions  -  March 3, 2021

Citi's new CEO commits the bank to net zero by 2050

Citigroup's new CEO, Jane Fraser, announced on her first day as CEO on March 1 that the investment bank will be net zero in carbon emissions by 2050.
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GHG Emissions  -  March 3, 2021

Cargill furthers initiatives to reduce GHG emissions by 30% by 2030

Seafood provider Cargill announced on March 1 that its SeaFurther Sustainability initiative will help aqua farmers raise more sustainable seafood with less environmental impact.
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