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Sourcing Renewables  -  March 2, 2021

IKEA plans for solar car parks at retail locations

IKEA announced on Feb. 25 that it has completed its first solar car park at its Baltimore location. The location has already seen an 84% decrease in the amount of energy needed to be purchased between September – December 2020, equating to a 57% energy cost savings for the store.
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GHG Emissions  -  March 2, 2021

Hershey sets goals to reduce environmental footprint by 2030

The Hershey Company announced new commitments on March 1 to advance its environmental progress and contribute to global climate action.
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GHG Emissions  -  March 1, 2021

Equinix launches €1.1B green bond for sustainability projects

Equinix announced Feb. 25 that it priced its second green bond offering for €1.1 billion to go toward advancing its sustainability initiatives and reducing its environmental impact.
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GHG Emissions  -  February 27, 2021

Weekend reads: Harnessing solar power from space; The US's future in the Paris Agreement

It's the weekend! Kick back and catch up with these must-read articles from around the web.
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GHG Emissions  -  February 26, 2021 - By Stacie Haas, Fifth Third Bank

How a Focus on ESG Led to a Bank’s Carbon Neutrality Achievement

Public companies have a responsibility to deliver long-term sustainable value, but the definition of that value has evolved beyond a return on investments for institutional and individual investors. In this column, Stacie Haas explains how Fifth Third Bank became the first regional commercial bank to achieve carbon neutrality, an achievement that wouldn’t have been possible without a strategic focus on ESG.
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GHG Emissions  -  February 26, 2021

University of Maryland launches biogas project in Nigeria

The University of Maryland announced on Feb. 25 that it is participating in a collaborative research and extension project concerning biogas in Nigeria.
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GHG Emissions  -  February 26, 2021

Southern California school district electrifies bus fleets

Ocean View School District in Oxnard, California announced on Feb. 25 that it has included four electric busses and power chargers to deliver reliable, clean transportation and save thousands of dollars by avoiding time-of-use rate charges.
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GHG Emissions  -  February 26, 2021

The City of Kyoto to install Japan’s first pure electric bus loop line

The City of Kyoto, Japan plans to electrify buses on its famous sightseeing line as part of a five-year demonstration operation to further promote pure electric public transportation in an effort to achieve the country’s carbon neutrality goal by 2050.
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GHG Emissions  -  February 25, 2021

Etsy pledges net-zero carbon emissions by 2030

Etsy announced on Feb. 24 that it is deepening its commitment to a sustainable future with a new goal to reach net-zero emissions by 2030.
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GHG Emissions  -  February 25, 2021

Montgomery County Public Schools procures nation’s largest fleet of electric school buses

Maryland’s Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Board of Education announced on Feb. 25 that it approved a contract to convert its school bus fleet to all-electric, starting with 326 buses over the next four years.
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