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GHG Emissions  -  February 4, 2019

DHL expands green fleet with e-vans

DHL is preparing to roll out a new fleet of 63 electric delivery vans to serve U.S. markets as part of its mission to reduce emissions. The company has set a target of operating 70% of first- and last-mile delivery services with clean transport modes by 2025 as part of its longer-term corporate commitment to reduce its logistics-related emissions to zero by 2050.
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GHG Emissions  -  February 1, 2019

ATL will offset emissions from Super Bowl air travel

For the first time, carbon emissions from Super Bowl fans’ air travel to the game will be offset. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Rocky Mountain Institute and The Good Traveler are partnering to offset the equivalent of 1,624 air miles for each of the 71,000 fan seats
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GHG Emissions  -  February 1, 2019

BP to align strategy to Paris goals

The board of BP LLC agreed to back a shareholder resolution at its annual meeting later this year that will require the company will be required to fully adapt its business strategy to the Paris Agreement goals, including setting GHG reduction targets and linking results with executive compensation.
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Demand Management  -  January 30, 2019

Fujitsu develops blockchain-based exchange for electricity users

Fujitsu Limited and Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. announced that they have applied blockchain technology to develop a system for trading related to energy shortages and surpluses among electricity consumers, including factories and retail stores.
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GHG Emissions  -  January 29, 2019

Amherst College aims for carbon neutrality by 2030

Amherst College announced the adoption of a Climate Action Plan that sets a goal for the College to achieve carbon neutrality by 2030. The plan was unanimously approved by the College’s Board of Trustees.
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GHG Emissions  -  January 29, 2019

U.S. Climate Alliance up to 19 members

With the addition of New Mexico and Illinois, the U.S. Climate Alliance, a national coalition of states committed to reducing GHG emissions consistent with the goals of the Paris Agreement, now has a total of 19 members.
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GHG Emissions  -  January 28, 2019

Hershey begins goal-setting process

The Hershey Company announced a package of environmental initiatives and commitments, that includes joining the Science Based Targets initiative, a global effort that champions the latest in climate science to set science-based targets as an effective way to help companies transition to a low-carbon economy.
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Solar  -  January 24, 2019

IKEA to open in VA with solar and EV

IKEA announced that its future Norfolk, Virginia store will be equipped with solar panels and electric vehicle (EV) charging stations when it opens this spring. This installation will represent the 56th solar project for IKEA in the U.S.
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GHG Emissions  -  January 23, 2019

Del Monte reports 18% reduction in carbon footprint

Del Monte Foods has reduced its carbon footprint by 185 from FY2016 to FY 2017. The announcement was made with the release of the company’s first sustainability report.
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January 21, 2019

Gulfstream sets record using renewable fuel

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. used sustainable alternative jet fuel (SAJF) to power a record-breaking flight by its super-midsize Gulfstream G280 aircraft. The Savannah-to-Van Nuys, California, journey covered 2,243 nautical miles/4,154 kilometers in 4 hours and 49 minutes at an average speed of Mach 0.85.
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