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5 Ways Schneider Electric Celebrates Earth Day, Every Day

Apr 20, 2018 10:45 AM ET - What does it mean to consistently be recognized as one of the most sustainable and ethical companies in the world? How can we—through our actions—work to not only continuously reduce our impact, but have a net positive impact on the world? How do we...

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Wells Fargo Commits $200 Billion Toward Sustainable Financing

Apr 20, 2018 9:00 AM ET - Wells Fargo will provide $200 billion in financing through 2030 to businesses and projects that support the transition to a low-carbon economy, CEO Tim Sloan announced Thursday during his keynote address at a CEO Investor Forum in San Francisco...

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El Capital Financiero: Challenge Launched to Promote Entrepreneurship in Central America

Apr 20, 2018 8:45 AM ET - The US State Department launched the ‘Power to Grow’ challenge, promoted by La Red de Innovación e Impacto, with the goal to support different micro enterprises in Central America. The US State Department, the World Environment Center (WEC), Le...

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El Capital Financiero: Lanzan concurso que busca promover microemprendimientos en Centroamérica

Apr 20, 2018 8:45 AM ET - El Departamento de Estado de los Estados Unidos lanzó el concurso ‘El poder de crecer’ impulsado por la llamada Red de Innovación e Impacto, con el fin de apoyar diversos microemprendimientos en Centroamérica. El Departamento de Estado de los...

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Farm to Table Event Spotlights Local Seattle-Area Farmers

Apr 19, 2018 6:00 PM ET - In celebration of Earth Week 2018, Seattle Pacific University, the Puget Sound Food Hub and Sodexo, the university’s dining services partner, teamed up to launch its first-ever Farm to Table lunch event. The event will give students a taste of new...

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Wells Fargo Announces $200 Billion Sustainable Financing Commitment

Apr 19, 2018 5:20 PM ET - Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) today announced it will provide $200 billion in financing to sustainable businesses and projects by 2030, with more than 50 percent focused on clean technology and renewable energy transactions that directly...

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enterate507.com: US Department of State Launches “Power to Grow” Challenge

Apr 19, 2018 5:00 PM ET - The US State Department, the World Environment Center (WEC), Le Groupe-conseil baastel Itée (Baastel) and RioSlum Studio announced the launching of the “Power to Grow” Challenge. The challenge has been promoted by a partnership called La Red de...

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enterate507.com: Departamento de Estado de los Estados Unidos lanza concurso: “El Poder de Crecer”

Apr 19, 2018 5:00 PM ET - El Departamento de Estado de los Estados Unidos, el World Environment Center (WEC), Le Groupe-conseil baastel Itée (Baastel), y RioSlum Studio anunciaron el lanzamiento del concurso “El Poder de Crecer”. Este concurso ha sido impulsado por una...

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Bloomberg Philanthropies Announces Partnership With Powering Past Coal Alliance to Strengthen Global Efforts to Phase Out Coal

Apr 19, 2018 4:30 PM ET - On April 9, Bloomberg Philanthropies and the Powering Past Coal Alliance announced a new partnership to develop research and case studies in support of national, regional, and local governments around the world who have committed to or are...

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Periódico Digital: US Department of State Launches “Power to Grow” Challenge

Apr 19, 2018 9:00 AM ET - The US State Department, the World Environment Center (WEC), Le Groupe-conseil baastel Itée (Baastel) and RioSlum Studio announced the launching of the “Power to Grow” Challenge. The challenge has been promoted by a partnership called La Red de...

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Leading Companies Outline How to Implement a Meaningful Carbon Price

Apr 19, 2018 8:35 AM ET - The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) released a new in-depth guide for policymakers on carbon pricing. The organization and its members believe that carbon pricing is one of the most efficient means of driving the...

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Mercados y Tendencias: Departamento de Estado de los Estados Unidos lanza concurso “El Poder de Crecer”

Apr 18, 2018 4:30 PM ET - El Departamento de Estado de los Estados Unidos, en conjunto con: World Environment Center (WEC), Le Groupe-conseil baastel Itée (Baastel), y RioSlum Studio, anunciaron el lanzamiento del concurso “El Poder de Crecer”. En el podrán participar ONG de...

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Why 36 of Our Offices Are Leading With LEED and BREEAM

Apr 18, 2018 4:25 PM ET - Design is a core component of our culture, and so is sustainability. Every decision we make around our building design takes into consideration operational efficiency and environmental sustainability.

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A Lineman’s Commitment to Keeping the Lights On, in Good and Bad Times

Apr 18, 2018 11:30 AM ET - Only a select few become journeymen linemen at Southern California Edison since the job is both physically demanding and challenging. Gonzalo Garcia, 33, is now part of the utility’s select group of highly skilled individuals after he recently...

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Cyber Threats to Physical Assets Demand a Proactive Approach

Apr 18, 2018 9:00 AM ET - Intent on safeguarding the nation’s largest electric grids from potential mayhem, federal regulators have stepped up their oversight of the security of power utilities in an attempt to protect it from threats and incidents such as widespread, long-...

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Texas State Students Win Shell and Net Impact's International Competition to Design Renewable Energy Solutions

Apr 18, 2018 8:55 AM ET - A team of students from Texas State University was honored as the winner of the Net Impact Future of Energy Challenge at Shell’s Powering Progress Together event. Their research applied blockchain technology to local solar grids.

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From Chasing Storms to Scaling Poles, Duke Energy Lineworkers Keep the Grid Running

Apr 17, 2018 3:20 PM ET - Lineworkers have jobs unlike any other – they chase storms, climb poles and know the ins and outs of the energy grid – and, with the demands of the job, are always on standby when severe weather strikes.

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PNC Publishes 2017 Corporate Social Responsibility Report

Apr 17, 2018 12:00 PM ET - As a Main Street bank organized around its customers and communities, we recognize that success isn’t about whether we sold another deposit product or booked another loan. It’s about whether we helped people and institutions achieve their financial...

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Ecocentricity Guest Blog: Energy Burden – Combining Social and Environmental Lenses for Impact

Apr 17, 2018 10:00 AM ET - This week, Michael Oxman, managing director of the Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business and Professor of the Practice for the Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business talks about the the fact that Atlanta has one of the highest...

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Merck Advances Clean Energy Goals with Invenergy

Apr 17, 2018 9:05 AM ET - Merck, known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, and Invenergy, North America’s largest privately held renewable energy company, today announced a Virtual Power Purchase Agreement (VPPA) that adds 60 megawatts (MW) of renewable energy to...

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Sustainable Brands Attracts Global Brand Leaders to Accelerate Business-led Change

Apr 17, 2018 9:00 AM ET - Sustainable Brands® is evolving the concept of the traditional conference expo into an environment fostering inspiration and co-creation. The Activation Hub at SB’18 Vancouver, running June 4-7 at the Vancouver Convention Centre in Vancouver,...

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Nicanoticia: US Department of State Launches “Power to Grow” Challenge

Apr 17, 2018 8:45 AM ET - The US State Department, together with World Environment Center (WEC), Le Groupe-conseil baastel Itée (Baastel) and RioSlum Studio announced the launching of the “Power to Grow” Challenge. The challenge has been promoted by a partnership formed by...

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Novartis Renews Commitment to Malaria Elimination, Investing USD 100 Million to Research and Develop Next-generation Antimalarials

Apr 17, 2018 1:20 AM ET - Novartis announces a five-year commitment to the fight against malaria in conjunction with the 7th Multilateral Initiative on Malaria Conference and the Malaria Summit of the Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting. Further, the company releases...

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Green-e® Renewable Energy Standard for Chile Launches With Viña Concha y Toro Collaboration

Apr 16, 2018 11:30 AM ET - San Francisco–based NGO Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) is developing a new standard for certifying the sale and use of green power in Chile through its market-leading Green-e® certification program. During the development of the new Green-e®...

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VIDEO | How Companies Can Accelerate Use of Renewable Energy and Contribute to a More Sustainable World

Apr 16, 2018 11:05 AM ET - With rising corporate commitments and shifting regulatory requirements, companies are looking for ways to quickly advance renewable energy and sustainability initiatives. Corporations are increasingly turning their attention to address science-based...

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