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GHG Emissions  -  March 3, 2021

Cargill furthers initiatives to reduce GHG emissions by 30% by 2030

Seafood provider Cargill announced on March 1 that its SeaFurther Sustainability initiative will help aqua farmers raise more sustainable seafood with less environmental impact.

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.

March 2, 2021

Georgia Power issues first green bond for $742 million

Georgia Power announced Feb. 26 that it issued its first sustainability bond for $742 million, representing the first sustainability bond for a domestic utility in the United States.

Energy Efficiency  -  March 2, 2021

City of Madison receives energy-efficiency grant

The U.S. Department of Energy announced that it will give Dane County and the City of Madison, Wisconsin a nearly $1 million grant to make energy efficiency improvements at its shared facilities.

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.

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.

Industrial  -  March 1, 2021

EU plans largest carbon-free steel plant to be built in Sweden

EIT InnoEnergy announced Feb. 23 that its H2 Green Steel Initiative will be leading the construction of the world’s first large-scale carbon-free steel plant in Sweden using green hydrogen.

Sourcing Renewables  -  March 1, 2021

UBS Arena to deploy 1,000 EV charging stations

UBS Arena, the home of the New York Islanders hockey team, announced on Feb. 25 that it plans to deploy 1,000 EV charging stations to become one of the largest charging sites in the United States.

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.

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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