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GHG Emissions  -  September 8, 2020

Walmart cut emissions 7.7% since 2015

Walmart saw a 3.8% reduction in Scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas emissions last year, reflecting a 7.7% decrease since their baseline year of 2015.

Sourcing Renewables  -  September 8, 2020

Chicago seeks supplier for $200M renewable energy contract

Mayor Lori Lightfoot of Chicago announced Sept. 2 that the city issued a $200 million Request for Proposals to procure renewable energy that will power city-owned buildings, streetlights and other facilities beginning in 2022.

Sourcing Renewables  -  September 8, 2020

Tempur Sealy commits to 100% RE in operations

Tempur Sealy announced Sept. 8 their new commitments to sourcing 100% renewable electricity for their U.S. and European Tempur-Pedic and Sealy manufacturing operations this year and sourcing RECs from wind farms across the U.S.

Solar  -  September 5, 2020

Weekend reads: Tesla's pursuit of the European energy market; Running U.S. cars on wind and solar

It's the weekend! Kick back and catch up with these must-read articles from around the web.

Wind  -  September 4, 2020

Apple invests in Danish wind

Apple announced Sept. 3 that they are investing in two of the world's largest onshore wind turbines in Denmark that will power their data center in Viborg and provide surplus energy into the Danish grid.

Sourcing Renewables  -  September 4, 2020

Renewables could make up more than half of installed capacity by 2030

An estimated $3.40 trillion will be invested in renewable energy during the next decade and 54.1% of installed capacity will be renewable, a new report predicts.

GHG Emissions  -  September 4, 2020

The RealReal joins UN Global Compact

The RealReal announced Sept. 2 that they joined the United Nations Global Compact alongside other fashion brands such as Burberry, Hermes, Kering and LVMH and pledged to be carbon neutral by 2021.

Energy Efficiency  -  September 3, 2020

Timberland explores path to become net-positive by 2030

Timberland announced Sept. 1 their new goal to be net positive by 2030.

Sourcing Renewables  -  September 3, 2020

New York MTA contracts 25 million gallons of RNG

New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced Sept. 2 that they contracted an order of renewable natural gas to power 800 natural gas transit buses in the city.

GHG Emissions  -  September 3, 2020

Unilever to invest in fossil fuel removal from cleaning product chemicals

Unilever announced Sept. 1 that they will be replacing 100% of the carbon derived from fossil fuels in their cleaning and laundry product formulations with renewable or recycled carbon by 2030 as part of their €1 billion Clean Future investment.

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