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Energy Procurement  -  August 15, 2018

Survey shows businesses moving energy onsite

A majority of businesses expect to take control of their own energy use by generating one-quarter of their electricity onsite by 2025, with 81% of U.S. businesses predicting this change will occur within the next seven year.
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August 7, 2018 - By Michael Kobori

Levi Strauss & Co. ramps up climate commitments

Along with Levi Strauss & Co's recent announcement of their new climate action strategy, which sets aggressive targets for reducing carbon emissions across its owned-and-operated company-owned facilities, Michael Kobori, vp of sustainability, penned this column for the company's "Unzipped" blog, to explain the company's position as a corporate citizen and a sustainability leader.
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GHG Emissions  -  July 30, 2018

Trinseo reports 24% GHG reduction

Trinseo, the global manufacturer of plastics, latex binders, and synthetic rubber, announced it has achieved a number of notable reductions in its environmental footprint from 2011 to 2017, including a 24% decline in GHG emissions from sources owned or controlled by the company
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Energy Efficiency  -  July 24, 2018

General Motors revamps lighting for efficiency

Efforts to reduce lighting-related energy consumption have brought General Motors closer to its goal of reducing energy and carbon intensity by 20% from a 2010 baseline by 2020 and have generated more than $3 million in annual energy cost savings
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GHG Emissions  -  July 24, 2018

Goodyear reports energy intensity, GHG reductions

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company reported a 15% reduction in manufacturing energy intensity and a 20% reduction in GHG emissions in 2017 compared to its 2010 baseline. Results were released as part of the company’s 2017 Corporate Responsibility Report.
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July 23, 2018 - By Alliance for Industrial Efficiency

Case Study: Cargill's 20+ Years of Setting & Achieving Energy Savings Goals

This case study by the Alliance for Industrial Efficiency documents the process taken by Cargill, a leading provider of food and agricultural products and services, in setting energy efficiency goals.
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Energy Efficiency  -  July 18, 2018

Lockheed Martin reports progress on energy management goals

Lockheed Martin implemented more than 70 energy efficiency and carbon reduction projects in 2017 as the company heads towards a series of 2020 energy management goals. Progress was detailed in their recently released 2017 Sustainability Report
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Energy Efficiency  -  July 13, 2018

Apple launches $300 million clean energy fund in China

Apple announced on July 12 the creation of a new investment fund in China to increase the use of renewable energy within its supply chain. The company will join 10 initial suppliers to invest nearly $300 million over the next four years into the China Clean Energy Fund, which will invest in and develop clean energy projects totaling more than 1 gigawatt of renewable energy in China.
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Energy Efficiency  -  July 9, 2018

GM boosts Bolt EV by 20%

General Motors announced a 20% increase in production of the Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car due to higher-than-expected demand from customers. GM reported a 40% jump in global sales for the EV model in the first half of 2018 year-over-year, driven by sales in the U.S., Canada, and South Korea.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  June 28, 2018

GE focuses growth on renewable energy

GE announced on June 26 that, following a strategic review, the company will focus on aviation, power, and renewable energy.
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