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Feeling stuck in your sustainability job? Here are 8 steps to reclaim your job satisfaction

GreenBiz

Whether you’re feeling uninspired by your organization’s progress, or are just ready for new growth opportunities, here’s how to handle feeling stuck in your current role.

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Almost 60 pct of Germany’s public electricity supply came from renewables in early 2024

Renew Economy

New data shows nearly 60% of all electricity fed into the German grid in first three months of 2024 came from renewables. The post Almost 60 pct of Germany’s public electricity supply came from renewables in early 2024 appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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How Starbucks doubled the number of its 'Greener Stores'

GreenBiz

The coffee chain's new building standards are now a publicly available training course.

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One of Australia’s oldest wind farms extends life to 30 years

Renew Economy

One of Australia's oldest wind farms delays its closure date for another seven years, taking its life span to 30 years. The post One of Australia’s oldest wind farms extends life to 30 years appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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The Key to Sustainable Energy Optimization: A Data-Driven Approach for Manufacturing

Speaker: Kevin Kai Wong, President of Emergent Energy Solutions

In today's industrial landscape, the pursuit of sustainable energy optimization and decarbonization has become paramount. ♻️ Manufacturing corporations across the U.S. are facing the urgent need to align with decarbonization goals while enhancing efficiency and productivity. Unfortunately, the lack of comprehensive energy data poses a significant challenge for manufacturing managers striving to meet their targets. 📊 Join us for a practical webinar hosted by Kevin Kai Wong of Emergent Ene

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AEG Hosts 80 Interns at L.A. LIVE for Entertainment Industry College Outreach Program, HBCU in LA Summit Week

3BL Media

On May 31, 2024, AEG hosted 80 interns from historically black colleges and universities (HBCU) at L.A. LIVE as part of the Entertainment Industry College Outreach Program (EICOP), HBCU in LA Summit Week, which highlights the critical role HBCUs play as centers for diversity in building a creative talent pipeline for today’s global workforce. The day-long session at L.A.

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Wind and solar projects show signs of rebound, as battery storage charges on with record quarter

Renew Economy

Financing for new wind and solar projects rebounds in first quarter, but remains well below level needed to meet renewable targets. Battery storage, meanwhile, charges on. The post Wind and solar projects show signs of rebound, as battery storage charges on with record quarter appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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NSW Farmers ink solar deal to provide members with “reliable affordable” energy

Renew Economy

Deal linking Australia's largest state farmer organisation with a leading solar provider aims to help "future proof" the NSW agriculture industry. The post NSW Farmers ink solar deal to provide members with “reliable affordable” energy appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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Saint-Gobain Video Series: Journey to 2030: What Are VPPAs

3BL Media

To achieve carbon neutrality by 2050, Saint-Gobain North America must reach key milestones by 2030. Introducing a new series highlighting the lessons we are learning on our journey to be the leader in light and sustainable construction. Investing in renewable energy through our three Virtual Power Purchasing Agreements (VPPAs) will help us reduce scope 2 emissions significantly.

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Energy Insiders Podcast: Is there a problem with renewables?

Renew Economy

Do communities trust developers? Do people believe renewables will do the job? Zen Energy's Paul Sheridan on the surprising results of a new survey. Plus: News of the week. The post Energy Insiders Podcast: Is there a problem with renewables? appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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Whirlpool Corporation’s Strategy for Renewable Energy in Its North America Operation Puts Company on EPA Green Power List Recognized for Green Power Leadership

3BL Media

Whirlpool Corporation’s renewable energy strategy for North American operations was recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) by including the company on three of the EPA’s Green Power Leadership lists. The company is No. 60 on the EPA’s National Top 100 List of the largest green power users from the Green Power Partnership (GPP), No. 14 on the Top 30 On-site Generation list and No. 34 on EPA’s list of Green Power Partners from the Fortune 500®.

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Are Your Impact Comms Resonating With Stakeholders?

Whether your organization is at the start of its sustainability and impact journey or years into it, many brands share a common concern: the uncertainty of whether they are sending stakeholders mixed messages. Creating content that speaks to your audience's “love language” can be a tricky dance. But, worry not! 3BL has put together tips to ensure that your content not only finds its rhythm but also resonates with your target audiences.

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CSRHub Integrates a Signal from ESG Analytics

CSR Hub

ESG Analytics is an alternative data provider owned and operated by ExtractAlpha, a Hong Kong-based data company. ESG Analytics creates and tracks non-traditional sources to measure how companies, countries and investment funds are implementing ESG (environmental, social and governance) practices. Its dataset was created for investment uses out of its founders’ frustration with what they perceived to be the slow analysis, low quality, and inherent biases of other ESG rating systems.

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Duke Energy: All About Clean, Renewable Hydro Power

3BL Media

Ever since Catawba Hydro Station began supplying electricity to Victoria Cotton Mill in Rock Hill, S.C., in 1904, Duke Energy has harnessed the power of the water. Today, the company’s 27 hydroelectric stations are still an important part of Duke Energy’s balanced energy mix on the road to net-zero carbon emissions by the year 2050. On this page you’ll find beautiful photos and articles about the history of hydro plants, the investments Duke Energy is making in these assets, and employees commit

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Plan unveiled to build 27 small battery storage projects across southern states

Renew Economy

Two Australian clean energy developers and investors have announced plans to build a portfolio of 27 small battery storage projects across three Australian states. The post Plan unveiled to build 27 small battery storage projects across southern states appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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Albertsons Companies Foundation Celebrates a Decade of Fighting Hunger and $297 Million Raised With Nourishing Neighbors Program

3BL Media

June 6, 2024 /3BL/ - This month, Albertsons Companies, Inc. (NYSE: ACI), along with the Albertsons Companies Foundation, celebrates 10 years and $297 million raised for its Nourishing Neighbors charitable program dedicated to fighting hunger. In celebration of this achievement, the Foundation is announcing today, Nourishing Neighbors Day, that the company’s private label brand, O Organics, is donating $7 million, and the equivalent of 28 million meals, for the second year in a row to the program

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Mastering Supply Chain Sustainability: Where Does ESG Fit In?

Speaker: Hortense Grouvel

In this new webinar, you will learn firsthand how to set up a sustainable supply chain program that will help meet increasing ESG requirements stemming from regulators, customers, consumers, and investors alike. Hortense Grouvel, ESG expert at IntegrityNext, and Sean Whelan, Global Senior Manager at Halliburton, will look at how ensuring compliance will also help you increase sustainability performance, resilience, and innovation, allowing you to unlock the full potential of your supply chain op

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Sucking carbon from the air essential to limit warming, but it’s going to need a lot of energy

Renew Economy

Novel carbon dioxide removal technologies like direct air carbon capture and storage will be essential to the climate fight, according to a new report, but not without putting heavy pressure on energy systems. The post Sucking carbon from the air essential to limit warming, but it’s going to need a lot of energy appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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New Holland Construction Presents Products at M&T Expo

3BL Media

Committed to offering solutions that enhance the customer experience, New Holland Construction , a brand of CNH , presented a series of products at M&T Expo 2024. Held in São Paulo, the brand launched products and services developed with the needs of customers in mind. "Our values are proximity, transparency, innovation and efficiency and our booth made all of this tangible, bringing new models and experiences to visitors," said Paula Araújo, brand leader for Latin America.

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Aluminium smelter power supply deal paves way for second largest wind farm in NZ

Renew Economy

One week after Rio Tinto sealed a groundbreaking deal to power its Tiwai Point aluminium smelter, plans to build a new 155MW wind farm have been given the all-clear. The post Aluminium smelter power supply deal paves way for second largest wind farm in NZ appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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Embracing Diversity: Hosting a Meaningful Pride Event

3BL Media

Originally published on GoDaddy Resource Library By Art Martori A sudden influx of rainbows, marches, and makeup can only mean one thing: it’s almost Pride, baby! While you may already have some Pride events in your calendar, you might be thinking that this is the year you host your own event. We love this for you. While the cocktails, mocktails, and flags are always welcome, Pride is a time to mark solidarity, visibility, and affirmation for LGBTQIA+ communities worldwide — and it’s just as imp

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What Regulations Will Impact Sustainability Comms in 2024?

Navigating the waters of sustainability reporting disclosures and regulations can be intimidating, to say the least. With various measures set in motion in 2023 to keep companies accountable, there is a lot in store for brands’ impact communication in the upcoming year. 3BL is kicking off this January with our Navigating ESG Comms Through the Cosmos - Capricorn Edition by highlighting the impact of: The U.S Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Climate disclosure rules The European Commission

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Who’s who in the grid pipeline: Why we’re building anticipation more than new projects

Renew Economy

The wind, solar, and storage projects that are struggling to meet timelines. The post Who’s who in the grid pipeline: Why we’re building anticipation more than new projects appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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Lab Week 2024 – Lisa Szeto-Tay

3BL Media

Quest colleagues from coast-to-coast marked Lab Week 2024 with a week full of activities to celebrate our medical laboratory professionals and pathologists. As part of the celebration, we also featured highlights of the professional journeys of Quest colleagues from across the country. From Phlebotomist to Group Lead, Medical Laboratory Scientist 10 years at Quest North Region - Cambridge, Massachusetts Q: What did you initially want out of your career?

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Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. - MHIEC Receives Order to Rebuild Waste-to-Energy Plant in Hodogaya Ward, Yokohama

Global Renewable News

Highlights Three Proprietary V-type Stokers to be Installed, Achieving Japan's Highest Levels of Power Generation Efficiency -- Contract includes dismantling and removal of the currently-c.

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Keysight Joins Forces With STEM Education Allies To Fuel Student Inspiration: Part Two

3BL Media

Keysight employees often engage with the company’s science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education partners to help encourage young students. Here is just one example from this video by Keysight senior microcircuit test electrical engineer, Mohammed Ibrahim, who said “It is such an inspiration to witness the contribution that Keysight makes to foster a deeper understanding and encourage opportunities in STEM-related fields.

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What Questions Are Brands Asking About Their ESG Initiatives Ahead of 2024?

Temperatures are rising (and not just metaphorically) as key stakeholders anxiously anticipate the outcomes of COP28. While companies reconsider their 2024 environmental sustainability strategies, there is another aspect of ESG that deserves exploring, the social sector. In the latest edition of "Navigating ESG Comms Through the Cosmos - Sagittarius Edition", 3BL hones in on this sign’s bold quality of asking questions others are burning to know the answers to.

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Oak Ridge National Laboratory - ORNL demonstrates affordable, energy efficient, low-carbon building technologies on National Mall during HUD Innovation Housing Showcase

Global Renewable News

Building innovations from the U.S. Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory will be on display in Washington, D.C. on the National Mall June 7 to June 9, 2024, during the U.S. Depart.

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Sands Expands Support for Americares Emergency Response Work

3BL Media

Over the past year, a $200,000 Sands Cares contribution to Americares has continued support for the health-focused relief and development organization’s Asia regional response hub in the Philippines, which Sands has supported since 2020. In addition, the Sands Cares funding encompasses new U.S. support to help Americares drive recruitment and training initiatives for its roster of qualified emergency responders – medical professionals and emergency response experts – who deploy quickly when disa

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International Renewable Energy Agency - COP29 Joins IRENA to Track UAE Consensus Energy Outcomes set at COP28

Global Renewable News

The incoming COP29 Presidency, Azerbaijan, will partner with IRENA on the monitoring of progress towards tripling renewable energy capacity and doubling energy efficiency by 2030, as called for in the.

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Beyond the Brand: Pravana

3BL Media

Henkel’s two business units, Adhesive Technologies and Consumer Brands, are united by the pioneering spirit to reimagine and improve everyday life – today and for generations to come. Building on a strong legacy of more than 145 years, our brands and products play an important role in the lives of millions of people and help to transform entire industries.

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The Silver Lining to Corporate DEI Challenges

In our latest edition of Navigating ESG Comms Through the Cosmos - Scorpio Edition, 3BL embraces the perspective of one of the zodiac's most misunderstood signs: Scorpio. While this sign often has a darker view of the world, they do not shy away from shining a light on controversial topics. This month we take a deep dive into corporate pullback of DEI and how companies can utilize astrological advice to reinvent its social impact communication.

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Vestas - Vestas to establish a united Technology, Manufacturing and Supply Chain organisation to strengthen end-to-end approach within delivery of wind energy solutions

Global Renewable News

Vestas continues to evolve our organisation to reflect our customers' and broader value chain's needs and is today announcing the next step in this evolution. This step entails Vestas uniting.

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How Merck Scientists Are Driving Next-Generation Cancer Research

3BL Media

In recent decades, our improved understanding of cancer has illuminated that we cannot treat all cancers as one disease — scientists have classified hundreds of types and found a myriad of genetic drivers underlying them. This means, just as cancer isn’t one disease, there cannot be just one way to treat all cancers. “We’ve witnessed dramatic progress in how we treat a wide range of cancers, and our work at Merck has been foundational in how we treat metastatic disease, or cancer that has spread

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AMEA Power - AMEA Power reached financial close on the 120MW Doornhoek Solar Photovoltaic Project in South Africa

Global Renewable News

Highlights The project received USD100 million (approximately ZAR1,800 million) debt funding from Standard Bank South Africa, while the Industrial Development Corporation provided equity funding.

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Cascale to Center Sustainability at Manufacturer Forum: Shanghai

3BL Media

AMSTERDAM, HONG KONG, and OAKLAND, Calif., June 6, 2024 /3BL/ - Cascale (formerly the Sustainable Apparel Coalition) will host Manufacturer Forum: Shanghai on June 28, part of an annual series of events designed to amplify the voices of manufacturers around the globe. Featuring targeted programming designed to address local challenges faced by manufacturers, the event will highlight solutions provided by Cascale’s Higg Index suite of tools and growing list of impact initiatives.

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Supercharge Your ESG Content This Libra Season

Throughout Climate Week, a feeling of urgency on tackling the climate crisis was palpable. Yet, questions continue to linger about corporate progress. Are we truly moving the needle or are we stuck in a cycle of empty statements and a flood of reports and guidelines? In the latest edition of Navigating ESG Comms Through the Cosmos - Libra Edition , we use Climate Week outcomes to explore how brands can communicate progress credibly.