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GHG Emissions  -  May 7, 2021

Smart Energy Voices Podcast - Episode 33: Managing Data on the Road to Net Zero

In this episode of Smart Energy Decisions, host John Failla speaks with Adam Kramer, former Vice President of Strategy at Switch and current CEO of sustainability and energy start-up Ledger8760. They discuss Adam’s role in helping Switch achieve 100% renewable energy and his new position at Ledger8760. Listen as Adam addresses the need for accurate data in order to successfully set and achieve sustainability goals.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  May 7, 2021 - By Mark Vanderhelm, Walmart

Setting Records, Walmart Continues Moving Toward Becoming a Totally Renewable Business

Doing what’s right for the future of our planet means making major change. That’s why Walmart has committed to becoming a regenerative company powered by 100% renewable energy in its operations by 2035. In this column, Mark Vanderhelm, VP of Energy and Facilities Management, explains how Walmart is setting an example for what one company can do to move toward a cleaner future.
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GHG Emissions  -  May 7, 2021

Iron Mountain Announces 20 New Sustainability Goals

Iron Mountain Incorporated, a storage and information management services company, on May 6 announced new corporate responsibility (CR) goals as part of its eighth annual CR Report. As part of the company’s long-term strategy, “Securing a Sustainable Future,” plans include targets for net zero emissions, 100% clean electricity in its data centers, and transitioning to electric vehicles.
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GHG Emissions  -  May 6, 2021

Georgetown University’s New Residence Hall Uses Low-Carbon Concrete

Georgetown University has announced that its 55 H Street Residence hall will be the first major construction project in Washington D.C. to use ECOpact low-carbon concrete. This concrete mix will decrease the hall’s embodied carbon by 40%, helping it to achieve its goal of surpassing LEED V4 Platinum status.
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GHG Emissions  -  May 5, 2021

Teva Announces 25% Reduction in GHG Emissions

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. achieved a reduction in total energy consumption of 6% in 2020 vs. 2019 and a 25% reduction since 2017. These results, along with other energy and emissions-related successes, as well as long-term goals, were shared with the release of the company’s 2020 ESG Progress Report.
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GHG Emissions  -  May 5, 2021

Alcoa Shares Progress Towards Emissions Goals

In its 2020 Sustainability Report, mining company Alcoa Corporation shared progress towards its goals to reduce emissions in alignment with the Paris Climate Accord.
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GHG Emissions  -  May 5, 2021

EnLink Midstream to Reach Net Zero Emissions by 2050, With Midway Milestones

EnLink Midstream announced on May 4 its intention to reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, with practical strategies to follow and milestones to meet as the company moves toward this goal.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  May 4, 2021

Virginia Google Data Centers Will Use 24/7 Carbon-Free Energy

In a first-of-its-kind agreement, Google has partnered with AES Corporation to provide its Virginia data centers with 24/7 carbon-free energy. The 10-year agreement calls for a 500 MW mix of wind, solar, hydro, and battery storage, which will start supply later this year.
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May 4, 2021

Ware2Go Announces Carbon Offsets for Last-Mile Emissions

Ware2Go, a UPS-founded company allowing merchants of all sizes faster-guaranteed shipping, announced a new initiative to offset carbon emissions to the last mile for all small parcels, less than truckload, full truckload, and air shipments within their network. 
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GHG Emissions  -  May 4, 2021

Convoy Announces Emissions Reduction Goal for 2021

Digital freight network Convoy has announced its intent to prevent 3 million pounds of shipping-related carbon emissions in 2021. This will constitute an 87% increase compared to the emissions that Convoy’s automated shipping logistics saved in 2020.
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