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GHG Emissions  -  May 15, 2019

Unilever redevelops HQ for sustainability

Unilever North America’s headquarters building in Englewood Cliffs, N.J., has received LEED Platinum certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), the highest level of LEED certification available for sustainable buildings.
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May 13, 2019 - By Better Buildings, U.S. Department of Energy

What is Efficiency-as-a-Service?

As-a-service business models are growing in popularity - and one of the most impactful may be Efficiency-as-a-Service. This column from Better Buildings discusses this pay-for-performance, off-balance sheet financing solution that allows customers to implement efficiency projects with no upfront capital expenditure, including how it works, alternative approaches, and advantages and disadvantages.
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GHG Emissions  -  May 13, 2019

Tyson aims for 30 by 30

Tyson Foods announced it has become the first U.S.-based protein company to receive approval from the Science Based Target Initiative for its greenhouse gas reduction target of 30% by 2030. The announcement came with the release of Tyson’s 2018 Sustainability Report
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Energy Storage  -  May 10, 2019

Shell Canada to install 21 MWh of energy storage

Shell New Energies will install 21 MWh of industrial battery storage systems at two Shell Canada Products facilities in Ontario as part of a joint venture with Convergent Energy and Power.
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Energy Efficiency  -  May 10, 2019

Keesler AFB implements improvements through ESPC

Keesler Air Force Base (AFB), located in Biloxi, Miss., is implementing self-funding facility improvements through a $32.7 million guaranteed energy savings performance contract (ESPC). The project will help the base advance resiliency, security, and renewable energy usage while reducing deferred maintenance and energy costs.
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May 9, 2019

FedEx reports progress on reducing, replacing, revolutionizing

FedEx’s Reduce, Replace, Revolutionize strategy has contributed to a 37% reduction in CO2 emissions intensity on a revenue basis across the enterprise from FY09 to FY18, a period in which revenue grew by 84%.
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GHG Emissions  -  May 9, 2019

ExxonMobil invests up to $100 million on lower-emissions R&D

ExxonMobil announced it will invest up to $100 million over 10 years to research and develop advanced lower-emissions technologies with the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory and National Energy Technology Laboratory.
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May 8, 2019

Cornell Tech creates a sustainable campus with solar

Schools and universities are grooming the next generation of entrepreneurs and inventors to be environmentally-responsible leaders in every sector. Cornell Tech is leading by example, and EnterSolar is proud to have partnered with them to complete rooftop solar canopy systems atop two main buildings at its campus on Roosevelt Island, NYC.
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Energy Efficiency  -  May 8, 2019

Pitzer College building earns zero net energy certification

The Robert Redford Conservancy for Southern California Sustainability at Pitzer College has won the first higher education building certification in California for using zero net energy. The certification, from the International Living Future Institute, has been awarded to only three other higher education structures around the world.
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Energy Efficiency  -  May 7, 2019

McDonald’s, Target, Walgreens honored by DOE

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is recognizing eight organizations, including H&M, McDonald’s, Target, and Walgreens for their leadership in the Better Buildings Initiative’s Advanced Rooftop Unit (RTU) Campaign.
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