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Sourcing Renewables  -  July 10, 2020

PVH Corp. to power operations with 100% RE by 2030

PVH Corporation committed to powering their offices, warehouses and stores with 100% renewable electricity and reducing supply chain emissions by 30% before 2030.
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Energy Efficiency  -  July 10, 2020

Providence Marriott Downtown closes $2.5M C-PACE loan

The Providence Marriott Downtown hotel closed a $2.5 million loan through a local bank's Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy program to implement a series of energy upgrades that are expected to reduce the hotel's annual energy usage by almost 40%.
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Commercial  -  July 9, 2020

McLane deploys electric trucks at Riverside distribution center

McLane Company announced July 7 that they will be deploying pre-electric terminal trucks to their Foodservice distribution center in Riverside, Calif., which are expected to eliminate emissions over a 10-year period equivalent to burning 1.3 million pounds of coal.
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GHG Emissions  -  July 9, 2020

Virginia becomes southern-most state to join Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative

The Commonwealth of Virginia became the first southern state to join the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) on July 8, agreeing to the cap-and-trade program designed to reduce climate pollution from the power sector.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  July 9, 2020

Facebook sourced 86% of power from RE in 2019

Facebook used 86% renewable energy in their operations in 2019 and were recognized as the top corporate buyer of renewable energy in the United States that year by the Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance.
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GHG Emissions  -  July 8, 2020

Kimberly-Clark cuts Scope 1 and 2 emissions 34.7%

Kimberly-Clark announced July 8 that they achieved a 34.7% reduction in Scope 1 and 2 emissions between 2005 and 2019 and are on track to achieve their 40% reduction target by 2022.
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Solar  -  July 8, 2020

SUNY Fredonia breaks ground on solar+battery project

Construction began July 7 on a 1.4 MW solar project combined with a 500 kW battery system that will provide electricity and financial savings to the State University of New York at Fredonia.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  July 8, 2020

Denver's climate task force offers plan to expedite energy goals

The Denver Climate Action Task Force released July 7 their final recommendations to the Office of Climate Action, Sustainability, and Resiliency to get the Colorado city to zero emissions by 2040, a goal 20% lower and 10 years earlier than previously planned.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  July 7, 2020

Cargill adds 10 new projects to RE portfolio

Cargill announced July 7 ten new renewable energy projects around the world that are expected to come online next year and will reduce their carbon emissions by approximately 350,000 metric tons per year.
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GHG Emissions  -  July 7, 2020

Kimco Realty achieves emissions and energy reduction goals

Kimco Realty Group announced July 6 achieved their goal of reducing same-site Scope 1 and Scope 2 greenhouse gas emissions by more than 10% between 2015 and 2020.
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