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Finance  -  November 10, 2017 - By Megan Corsano

RESF day two: How GM aligned its energy, finance teams toward 100% renewables & more from Florida

Kicking off day two of the Smart Energy Decisions Renewable Energy Sourcing Forum, GM's Rob Threlkeld shared tips for energy teams to work alongside their finance departments to achieve big renewable energy goals: "You need to get a good solid mix of short-term goals and what you've got to do to for the long-term vision.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  November 8, 2017

Wells Fargo to hit 100% renewables this year

Wells Fargo & Co. announced Nov. 8 that it will meet its goal of powering 100% of its global operations with renewable energy by the end of 2017 through the purchase of more than 2 million MWh of vintage renewable energy certificates.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  November 8, 2017 - By Megan Corsano

RESF kicks off with 3 key strategy considerations

The 2017 Smart Energy Decisions Renewable Energy Sourcing Forum kicked off Nov. 8 with three keynote speeches addressing defining your purpose for renewable sourcing, ensuring that those decisions align with the company's larger strategy and diversifying the approach
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Finance  -  November 6, 2017

HSBC pledges $100B to combat climate change

Joining a growing number of the world's largest banks that have committed big money to mitigate climate change and cut their own climate-related risks, HSBC on Nov. 6 committed $100 billion to sustainable financing and investment by 2025 and said it will source 100% of its electricity from renewable sources by 2030.
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Regulation  -  November 4, 2017

Weekend reads: Fossil fuels & sexual assault; wind, solar tax impact; Musk plays defense for Tesla & more

It's the weekend! Kick-back with these must-read energy stories from around the web.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  November 3, 2017

Voluntary and corporate renewable energy in the Northeast: Barriers and opportunities for growth

This policy brief, the first of three prepared by the Center for Resource Solutions and the Pace Energy and Climate Center focused on voluntary renewable energy in the Northeast, explains the current and potential value of voluntary renewable energy to meet state goals.
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Wind  -  November 2, 2017

Microsoft announces 2nd European wind deal

Microsoft said Nov. 2 that power from the 180-MW wind farm will power its nearby datacenter operations.
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GHG Emissions  -  November 2, 2017

P&G marks progress toward 2020 energy goals

In releasing its latest sustainability report, Procter & Gamble on Oct. 31 reported updates on its energy management and renewable energy initiatives that are helping to drive its commitment to achieve a 30% absolute reduction in Scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas emissions.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  November 2, 2017

Webinar: Knocking on the utilities' door – a closer look at green tariffs

As commercial and industrial companies increasingly commit to corporate sustainability goals, the executives responsible for energy and sustainability management are faced with a variety of alternatives for increasing their use of renewable energy.
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Regulation  -  November 1, 2017

Vermont biz group pushes for carbon tax

A major Vermont business group is working to re-frame the argument for a carbon tax as an economic development opportunity for the state.
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