Chevrolet Carbon-Reduction Initiative

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Chevrolet Carbon-Reduction Initiative

Chevrolet has committed to invest up to $40M on carbon-reducting projects across America--from biomass to wind turbines. It set its carbon-reduction goal based on the estimated emissions in 2011 from driving the 1.9 million vehicles it sold in the United States between Nov. 18, 2010 and Dec. 31, 2011. 

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Collaboration Key to Combat Our Changing Climate
Collaboration. We read about it. We ...
Mar 2, 2015 10:55 AM ET
EPA Recognizes Chevrolet with Climate Leadership Award
WASHINGTON, Feb. 24, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Chevrolet’s efforts to help U.S. colleges further reduce their carbon footprint earned a Climate Leadership Award for Innovative Partnerships from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Center for Corporate Climate Leadership. The award recognizes organizations working...
Feb 24, 2015 1:05 PM ET
Clean Energy: A Chat with Two University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Students
In May 2014, the Institute for Sustainability, Energy, and Environment (iSEE) orchestrated the University of Illinois’ sale of about 150,000 metric tons of certified carbon credits from its Urbana-Champaign campus to Chevrolet. The sale, the largest to date in the Chevrolet Clean Energy Campus Campaign, was brought about in large part because the campus was able to cut its greenhouse gas...
Dec 1, 2014 3:20 PM ET
University of Illinois-Chicago Student Has the Energy to Take on Carbon
University of Illinois-Chicago is serious about sustainability. Its LEED-Gold Douglas Hall features 245 solar panels, geothermal heating, daylighting, and occupancy detectors to reduce its carbon footprint. The campus essentially set a precedent for high-performing LEED buildings to earn carbon credit funding. In a few words, Dr. Chris Pyke, vice president of research at the U.S. Green...
Nov 25, 2014 9:15 AM ET
Rochester Institute of Technology’s Path to Carbon Neutral
Guest post by Enid Cardinal, senior sustainability advisor, Rochester Institute of Technology When I was first contacted about participating in Chevy’s Clean Energy Campus Campaign, I was conflicted. Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) has committed to achieving carbon neutrality by 2030.  As the senior sustainability advisor to the president it is my job to get us there. ...
Nov 24, 2014 10:25 AM ET