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August 10, 2018

Ocean State Job Lot installs lighting upgrades

Ocean State Job Lot, Rhode Island-based operator of 131 close-out stores in New England, New York, and New Jersey, will spend $14 million on lighting upgrades expected to save more than $2.7 million per year on energy costs.
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August 10, 2018

Solar-powered Airbus flies record 26 days

The Airbus' Zephyr S HAPS (High Altitude Pseudo-Satellite), a solar-electric unmanned aircraft, stayed aloft a few minutes short of the 26 days, the longest duration flight ever made.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  August 9, 2018 - By Kyle Harrison

Corporates shatter clean energy sourcing record with more to come

With the release of BloombergNEF's New Energy Outlook 2018, Kyle Harrison presents a look at the growth in the purchase of clean energy by corporations, including reasons behind the trend, who is leading the charge, and what to expect in the future.
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GHG Emissions  -  August 9, 2018

Mastercard sets 20% GHG reduction goal

Mastercard announced plans to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 20% by 2025, a target approved by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). The plan will use a 2016 baseline and include both direct and indirect emissions.
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GHG Emissions  -  August 9, 2018

CSL Group achieves emissions reduction

The CSL Group, a provider of marine dry bulk cargo handling and delivery services as well as owner and operator of self-unloading vessels, announced it achieved a 5.6% reduction in CO2 emissions per nautical mile in the past year.
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GHG Emissions  -  August 8, 2018

Humana highlights sustainability goals

Humana announced on August 8 the company’s alignment with the United National Sustainable Development Goals, calling itself one of the first U.S. health insurers to commit to the international targets. The company also released its 2016-2017 Corporate Social Responsibility report.
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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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August 7, 2018

Digital Realty aggregates customer demand to cut energy costs

Digital Realty, a global provider of data center, colocation, and interconnection solutions, announced it is contracting electricity supply in bulk to achieve lower prices throughout the year, while simultaneously providing protection against escalating prices during seasonal spikes.  
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Solar  -  August 7, 2018

Tour Amazon's rooftop solar system

Amazon offered a tour of their fulfillment center in Tracy, California, which now features one of the largest rooftop solar systems in California.
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Energy Efficiency  -  August 6, 2018 - By Dominic Barbato

Six steps to efficient sustainability

Integrated efficiency and sustainability efforts can improve ROI but operating these initiatives in tandem comes with its own set of complexities. This column, presented by Schneider Electric, outlines a six-step approach designed to break down outdated, compartmentalized structures and encourage more collaboration across organizations in order to reach efficient sustainability.
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