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Commercial  -  May 28, 2019

Starbucks issues $1 billion Sustainability Bond

Starbucks has issued a $1 billion, 30-year Sustainability Bond that will fund its ethical coffee sourcing and Greener Retail Initiative, the company announced. The sustainability bond is the largest of its kind that the coffee giant has issued to date. 
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Energy Efficiency  -  May 24, 2019

Infographic: The Energy-Resilient City

Better Buildings' Efficiency-Resilience Nexus discusses resources for organizations across different sectors of a city - from offices and apartments to manufacturing facilities and stores - to build resilience and increase their ability to bounce ba
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Energy Efficiency  -  May 23, 2019

ExxonMobil invests in emissions reductions technologies

ExxonMobil will be investing up to $100 million for research into technologies involving carbon capture and storage, carbon dioxide utilization, enhanced oil recovery, and other methods through a partnership announced May 8.
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May 22, 2019

MTA issues RFP for RNG

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today issued a request for proposals to purchase ultra-low-carbon renewable natural gas (RNG) to fuel its fleet of about 800 New York City buses currently running on compressed natural gas (CNG). This represents the first step any heavy-duty vehicle fleet in New York City has taken towards adopting RNG. 
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Energy Efficiency  -  May 21, 2019

Ingersoll Rand aims for 2030 sustainability targets

Ingersoll Rand announced its 2030 sustainability aspirations, including reducing the customer carbon footprint by one gigaton1 CO2e– equivalent to the annual emissions of Italy, France, and the United Kingdom combined.
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Energy Efficiency  -  May 21, 2019

General Mills hits efficiency targets ahead of schedule

General Mills has exceeded its 10-year goal to improve energy efficiency at its 26 largest U.S.-based plants by 20% four years ahead of plan.
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May 20, 2019

Chevron adds EV in CA

Chevron is adding EV fast charging to select company owned and operated gas stations in California. To date, more than a dozen fast chargers – ranging from 50 kW to 100 kW capacity – are already operational or under construction at five Chevron stations in Los Angeles and the San Francisco Bay area.
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Energy Efficiency  -  May 18, 2019

Weekend reads: Trump vs. Obama on lightbulbs; What's next for energy?

It's the weekend! Kick back and catch up with these must-read stories from around the web:
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Energy Efficiency  -  May 17, 2019

Honda explores 2nd life for batteries

Honda announced it is conducting research in partnership with American Electric Power (AEP), the Ohio-based electric utility, to develop a network of used electric vehicle (EV) batteries that could be integrated into AEP's electricity system. Honda will provide used Fit EV batteries to AEP, which will study integrating the batteries into the utility’s electricity grid.
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GHG Emissions  -  May 15, 2019

Walmart's inaugural ESG Report

Walmart has issued its inaugural Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) report, which details the company's goals, progress, and achievements for fiscal year 2019 towards its commitment to build sustainability in supply chains and activate climate change initiatives.
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