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GHG Emissions  -  April 20, 2021

Whole Foods Market Adopts Reduced-GWP Refrigerant to Reduce Carbon Footprint

Whole Foods Market announced that more than 100 of its U.S. stores will lower CO2 emissions by retrofitting their commercial refrigerators with Honeywell’s Solstice refrigerant.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  April 20, 2021

Under Armour Commits to Renewable Energy and Zero-Emissions Plan

As Under Armour joins RE100, it announced three commitments to reduce its environmental impact. Aligning with SBTi (Science Based Targets initiative) and RE 100’s criteria, these goals will help the athletic wear brand to achieve 100% renewable energy sources by 2030 and net-zero GHG emissions by 2050.
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GHG Emissions  -  April 20, 2021

Verizon Boosts Emissions Goals

Verizon announced two new emissions reduction targets on April 19, committing to a 53% reduction in its operational emissions (Scope 1 and 2) between 2019 and 2030 and a 40% reduction in its value chain emissions (Scope 3) between 2019 and 2035.
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Finance  -  April 20, 2021

Morgan Stanley’s 2030 Goal: $1 Trillion in Sustainability Support

Morgan Stanley announced its plan to provide $1 trillion in sustainability initiatives by 2030. The first large U.S. bank to commit to net-zero financed emissions by 2050, the firm has earmarked $750 billion of the trillion dollars to finance low-carbon solutions, in addition to an initial commitment of $250 billion made in 2018.
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Energy Efficiency  -  April 19, 2021 - By Rory Gahagan, IMT

Want to Tune Up Your City’s Buildings? First, Tune Up Your Approach.

Are audits and tune-up policies the unsung heroes of the building energy policy world? In this column from the Institute for Market Transformation (IMT), Rory Gahagan makes the case for these actions as viable stepping stones to improving energy usage and reducing GHG emissions with five key lessons any city can deploy to tune up its approach to produce successful policies.
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Finance  -  April 19, 2021

Citi Expands Sustainable Financing Goal to $1 trillion

Citi Bank announced April 15 a commitment to complete $1 trillion in sustainable financing by 2030.
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GHG Emissions  -  April 17, 2021

Weekend reads: Denmark's energy island; Adding carbon to a corporate strategy

It's the weekend! Kick back and catch up with these must-read articles from around the web.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  April 16, 2021

Facebook Reaches Net Zero and 100% RE Across Global Operations

Facebook announced April 15 that all its global operations are now supported by 100% renewable energy and that it has achieved its net zero emissions.
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GHG Emissions  -  April 16, 2021

Apple Targets Carbon Removal Through Reforestation with New Fund

Apple launched April 15 a $200 million fund targeting investments in carbon removal forestry projects with the intention to remove at least 1 million metric tons of CO2 from the atmosphere annually.
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GHG Emissions  -  April 16, 2021

Heineken Brews a Better World

HEINEKEN announced on April 15 a new goal to have carbon-neutral production sites by 2030 and throughout its full value chain by 2040. These goals represent a revision of the Dutch brewing company’s Brew a Better World climate change program and are part of its EverGreen balanced growth strategy.
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