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Tree Pittsburgh Receives “Net Zero” Sustainability Grant from Green Mountain Energy Sun Club

Sep 22, 2017 10:00 AM ET - The ambitious goal of achieving net zero energy status and LEED Platinum certification is becoming a reality for Tree Pittsburgh’s new campus thanks in large part to a $134,800 solar and sustainability grant from the Green Mountain Energy Sun Club.

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Why High-Tech Highways Will Change the Way You Drive

Sep 22, 2017 9:30 AM ET - Drive Interstate 85 in Georgia and you may happen upon an area that looks a little different. You can roll over panels that are collecting energy from the sun, then pass over a sensor that instantly detects the air pressure in your tires.

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170 Years of Lighting DC: How WGL Plans for a More Sustainable Future

Sep 22, 2017 8:15 AM ET - Few institutions in the nation’s capital are older than WGL Holdings. Its history dates back to 1848, the same year the Washington Monument’s construction began and 15 years before the U.S. Capitol’s iconic dome was completed. In fact, one of the...

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Whirlpool Corporation Using Wind Energy to Power Plants, Education

Sep 22, 2017 7:55 AM ET - Whirlpool Corporation is growing its wind projects in the United States as part of its ongoing efforts to be more sustainable. After breaking ground on two new wind farms in late 2016, Whirlpool Corporation is on track to potentially be one of the...

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Cruise Lines Step up to Protect Environment: ‘It’s Right Thing to Do’

Sep 21, 2017 1:30 PM ET - In Italy, kids are eating delicious and nutritious meals that were once surplus food prepared onboard ships for cruise passengers. In Miami, families in need are sleeping in comfortable beds with frames donated by cruise lines. At sea, cruise ships...

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Duke Energy Plans North Carolina's Largest Battery Storage Projects as Part of Western Carolinas Modernization Plan

Sep 21, 2017 11:15 AM ET - As part of its continued commitment to building a smarter energy future, Duke Energy today announced plans to install North Carolina's two largest battery energy storage systems – a $30 million investment as part of the company's Western...

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CSX Named to Dow Jones Sustainability Index for North America for Seventh Consecutive Year

Sep 20, 2017 4:05 PM ET - CSX (Nasdaq: CSX) was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for North America for the seventh consecutive year, recognizing the company’s leadership in sustainable and responsible business practices. CSX was the only U.S.-based railroad and...

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Morgan Stanley Announces New Goal of Carbon Neutrality for Global Operations by 2022

Sep 20, 2017 12:20 PM ET - Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) today announced a new goal to achieve carbon neutrality for global operations by 2022. Underpinning this goal is a long-standing commitment to reducing energy consumption, improving energy efficiency and procuring renewable...

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Sappi North America's Environmental Responsibility: Energy and Emissions

Sep 19, 2017 4:30 PM ET - We approach environmental responsibility from a holistic perspective grounded in life cycle thinking—looking carefully at raw material use, energy generation, manufacturing and the end of life of our products. We work across the supply chain to...

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The New ‘3Ps’ of Sustainability: Pragmatism, Perseverance and Passion

Sep 19, 2017 11:15 AM ET - In sustainability, we often talk about the “three Ps” of the triple bottom line: people, planet and profit. At GM, we use it as a framework to evaluate our performance as a company and leverage it to develop solutions to a variety of societal and...

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On the Road to #COP23 Schneider Electric Showcases Programs to Meet the Objectives of the Fight Against Climate Change

Sep 19, 2017 10:35 AM ET - After a successful COP22 in Marrakech (Morocco), the Climate Chance World Summit conference took place in Agadir, Morocco. It is the biggest event for non-state actors (local authorities, companies, NGOS, etc.) before COP23, gathering more than 300...

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GM’s Ohio and Indiana Plants to Meet Electricity Needs With Wind

Sep 19, 2017 10:15 AM ET - All of GM’s Ohio and Indiana manufacturing facilities – including those that build the Chevrolet Cruze and Silverado and GMC Sierra light-duty pickup trucks – will meet their electricity needs through 100 percent renewable energy. GM is buying a...

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CITGO Rewards McNeese Business College Students With Scholarships

Sep 19, 2017 9:30 AM ET - CITGO Lake Charles looks for opportunities to award deserving local students for academic excellence and recently awarded $5,000 in scholarship funds to McNeese State University Business students. The MSU business scholarship recipients each...

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Domtar Sustainability: Bringing Our Sustainable Forestry Practices to Life

Sep 19, 2017 9:15 AM ET - Domtar engages in a wide variety of initiatives to ensure we leave the forests that we depend on, and the communities we are a part of, better off for the long term. This is how we bring Domtar’s Sustainable Forestry Principles to life across the...

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Charter Communications Commits $1.35 Million to Hurricane Irma Relief Efforts

Sep 19, 2017 8:00 AM ET - Charter Communications today announced a $350,000 contribution to Rebuilding Together to support relief efforts and specifically assist with home repairs and renovations needed in areas impacted by Hurricane Irma.

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The International Copper Association Sponsors Climate Week NYC

Sep 19, 2017 7:00 AM ET - The International Copper Association (ICA) is participating as a gold sponsor in Climate Week NYC beginning Monday, 18 September.

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VMware Steps Closer to 100% Renewables with EMEA and US

Sep 18, 2017 1:45 PM ET - VMware is proud to join the growing number of companies committing to 100% renewable energy. We believe that meeting the challenges of global climate change requires speed, ambition and innovation — attributes that are embedded in our DNA. As such,...

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Nick Welz Ensures Tetra Tech Is at the Forefront of the Energy World

Sep 18, 2017 8:00 AM ET - As part of our Leading with Science® campaign, we asked our employees to reflect on how they incorporate the latest science and technology into their work at Tetra Tech.

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Mary Barra Outlines GM’s Road Map for Safer, Better and More Sustainable Transportation Solutions

Sep 15, 2017 1:20 PM ET - General Motors Chairman and CEO Mary Barra hosted a press conference today in Shanghai to discuss GM’s road map for the future of personal mobility. The company’s goal is to address the challenges such as crashes, pollution and congestion that have...

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Sands ECO360 Environmentally Responsible Operations

Sep 15, 2017 11:00 AM ET - When guests visit our integrated resorts, they are treated to elegantly designed spaces, celebrity chef restaurants and exquisite customer service. But rarely do they realize what it takes to operate these mini cities behind the scenes. While our...

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Samsung Invites Teachers to Help Their Students “Solve for Tomorrow” Through STEAM Competition

Sep 14, 2017 1:35 PM ET - Samsung today announced the launch of the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Contest, welcoming U.S. public school teachers who teach in public schools including Charter Schools that are 50% or more publicly funded to submit ideas on how their students can...

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Popularity of Erb Institute Business Sustainability Case Studies on the Rise at WDI Publishing

Sep 14, 2017 1:15 PM ET - Andrew Hoffman's "Strategies for Sustainable Development" course feeds the pipeline of sustainable case studies for WDI and the Erb Institute | Business for Sustainability...

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Nominate Your Company for the 2018 WEC Gold Medal Award for Sustainability (due Sept. 18)

Sep 14, 2017 11:40 AM ET - Nominations are now being accepted for the World Environment Center’s (WEC) 2018 Gold Medal for International Corporate Achievement in Sustainable Development. The Gold Medal Award is presented annually to a global company that demonstrates deep,...

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DuPont Releases Sustainability Report, Cites Progress Toward 2020 Goals and Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Sep 14, 2017 11:15 AM ET - DuPont has released its 2017 Sustainability Report, highlighting progress toward its 2020 Sustainability Goals and ongoing engagement in areas reflected in the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) such as food security, environmental...

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Kimberly-Clark to Power North American Mills With Renewable Wind Energy

Sep 14, 2017 11:15 AM ET - Kimberly-Clark Corporation today announced its first major commitment to renewable energy with agreements to annually purchase approximately 1,000,000 megawatt hours (245 megawatts - MW) of electricity from two new wind power projects in Texas and...

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