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GHG Emissions  -  April 21, 2021

Stanley Black & Decker’s ESG Report Shows Progress Towards Carbon-Positive Goal

In its first consolidated Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) report “A Force for Good,” Stanley Black & Decker revealed its advancement towards the company’s 2030 Corporate Social Responsibility Goals. Accomplishments include completion of three solar projects in 2020, investment in Renewable Energy Credits (RECs), ongoing initiatives to reduce CO2 emissions by over 30,000 metric tons, and an upcoming VPPA solar project.
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GHG Emissions  -  April 21, 2021

Polycor to be Carbon Neutral by 2025

Polycor Inc. announced on April 20 its plans to be carbon neutral by 2025. The company is the first natural stone quarrier to announce its commitment to carbon neutrality.
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GHG Emissions  -  April 20, 2021

Food Lion Commits to Climate Action

Southeast-based grocery franchise Food Lion announced on April 19 its 2025 and 2030 goals to reduce energy use, GHG emissions, and food waste while increasing transparency and sustainability in its food supply chain. This commitment builds on Food Lion’s numerous sustainable initiatives in partnership with its parent company, Ahold Delhaize USA (ADUSA). 
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GHG Emissions  -  April 20, 2021

Sierra Northern Railway Switches to Zero-Emissions

Sierra Northern Railway announced that it will use hydrogen fuel cell modules from Ballard Power Systems for its upcoming zero-emission switching locomotive.
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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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