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GHG Emissions  -  February 10, 2020 - By Meg Coyle, Amazon

Go behind the scenes as Amazon develops a new electric vehicle

Amazon ordered 100,000 electric delivery vehicles—the largest-ever order of electric delivery vehicles—as part of the company's commitment to meet the Paris Agreement 10 years early. In this column and video from Amazon, see how the order will be fulfilled.
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GHG Emissions  -  February 10, 2020

American Eagle reaffirms commitment to carbon neutrality

American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. reaffirmed Feb. 7 their sustainability commitments made last year, ensuring they are on track and re-emphasizing the commitment made to carbon neutrality by the year 2030.
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GHG Emissions  -  February 10, 2020

UPS invests in electric delivery vans, orders 10,000 vehicles

UPS announced Jan. 29 that they have purchased 10,000 electric vehicles from Arrival, which will be rolled out in their UK, Europe and North America delivery routes from 2020 to 2024, and has made an investment in the UK-based electric van company.
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February 10, 2020

Boston University plans largest carbon-netural building in the city

Boston University has unveiled plans for its new 305-foot-tall Center for Computing and Data Sciences, which will become the largest carbon-neutral building in the city of Boston and help the university on its path to be carbon neutral by 2040.
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Energy Efficiency  -  February 8, 2020

Weekend Reads: Bernie's plan for federally-run electricity production; Airbnb's initiative for sustainable travel

It's the weekend! Kick back and catch up with these must-read articles from around the web.
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Wind  -  February 7, 2020

Walmart, Salesforce now receiving power from newly operational wind farm

A 205 MW wind farm in Illinois that will supply power to Walmart and Salesforce was recently competed and is now delivering clean power to the commercial customers.
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February 7, 2020

GM accelerates sustainability commitments

General Motors announced the acceleration of their previous sustainability commitments this week, with a new goal to source renewable energy 10 years earlier than originally stated.
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Wind  -  February 7, 2020

Saint-Gobain enters into its largest clean energy agreement

Saint-Gobain North America has entered into its largest clean energy agreement to date by signing a 12-year VPPA with the Blooming Grove Wind Farm in McLean County, Ill., to offset its CO2 emission in the U.S.
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Energy Efficiency  -  February 6, 2020

City of St. Peter completes $2.6M energy efficiency project

The City of St. Peter, Minn., completed Jan. 6 an energy efficiency overhaul financed through a $2.6 million Energy Savings Performance Contract.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  February 5, 2020 - By Adobe

Adobe Steps Up for Climate Action

In today’s landscape, it’s critical for businesses to step up as global corporate citizens, and that means reducing environmental impact and mitigating climate change. In this column, Adobe, a long-standing supporter of the transition to a low-carbon economy - and a 2020 Smart Energy Decisions Innovation Award winner - reviews their progress and next steps.
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