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GHG Emissions  -  December 4, 2018

Xcel Energy targets zero-carbon electricity by 2050

Xcel Energy announced it will deliver 100% carbon-free electricity to customers by 2050. The Minneapolis-based energy provider also plans to reduce carbon emissions in the eight states it serves by 80% by 2030 from 2005 levels in the eight states it serves.
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GHG Emissions  -  December 3, 2018

Shell to link pay to interim targets

Shell announced plans to link executive pay to the meeting of its energy targets, one of a series of steps aimed to help meet their target to reduce the company’s net carbon footprint by around half by 2050, including an interim target of around 20% by 2035.
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GHG Emissions  -  November 30, 2018

IKEA pledges 80% GHG cut

IKEA announced on Nov. 30 a pledge to cut greenhouse gas emissions from its production by 80 percent in absolute terms by 2030 from a baseline of 2016. The commitment applies to IKEA’s own factories and most of its direct suppliers.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  November 28, 2018

Smithfield Foods harnesses hog power

Smithfield Foods, Inc. and Dominion Energy announced a joint venture called Align Renewable Natural Gas (RNG)℠ that will capture methane emissions from hog farms and convert them into clean renewable energy for residential home heating and power for local businesses.
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GHG Emissions  -  November 26, 2018

Emissions reduced by 98% in Volvo test

Volvo Construction Equipment announced a 98% reduction in carbon emissions, a 70% reduction in energy cost and a 40% reduction in operator cost from its Electric Site research project, which aims to electrify each transport stage in a quarry
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GHG Emissions  -  November 19, 2018

P&G hits goals, sets new ones

The Procter & Gamble Company announced it has made significant progress against their 2020 goals for climate, water, and waste, and have set new goals for 2030.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  November 7, 2018

RESF Fall presentation: Kohler's journey in RE sourcing

"Kohler's journey in RE sourcing" is the latest in a series of presentations from the Smart Energy Decisions Fall Renewable Energy Sourcing Forum.
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Energy Efficiency  -  November 6, 2018

Bronx hospital plans energy efficiency project

Jacobi Medical Center, part of NYC’s Health + Hospitals Corporation, will implement an $11 million energy efficiency project that includes road lighting operated on solar-and wind-generated batteries that are completely off the power grid.
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Energy Efficiency  -  November 2, 2018

BNSF Railway reports efficiency progress

BNSF Railway announced its total energy use has been reduced by 5.3% since 2014, with major reductions coming from locomotive diesel consumption. While GHG intensity posted a slight uptick of 0.5% from 2016 to 2017 – attributed to a change in business mix and consumer trends - the company achieved an overall decrease of approximately 3.5% over the past decade.
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GHG Emissions  -  October 31, 2018

You’ve set your sustainability goals. Now what?

Reaching corporate sustainability goals can be like running a marathon: the early rush of adrenaline followed by miles of hard work before crossing the finish line. In this column, Daniel Hill of EDF Climate Corps follows the journey of evian and Danone Waters to reduce its carbon footprint and offers advice to those running a similar race towards these goals.
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