June, 2022

Meet the 50 fastest-growing green companies in Canada

Corporate Knights

Last fall, an ambitious survey covering 10 countries found that 84% of young people aged 16 to 25 are at least “moderately worried” about climate change – and 59% are extremely worried.

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International Energy Agency - Global energy crisis shows urgency of accelerating investment in cheaper and cleaner energy in Africa

Global Renewable News

IEA's Africa Energy Outlook 2022 sets out. Climate Change

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Intrinio has Partnered with CSRHub to Provide Access to Standardized Environmental, Social, and Governance Ratings

CSR Hub

With ESG data, users can benchmark a firm's ESG ratings against its peers and across its industry. API CSR Cynthia Figge Data Analysis sustainability data ESG Investing ESG Data Partnerships

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Brooklyn startup addresses gun violence with climate jobs

GreenBiz

BlocPower’s Civilian Climate Corps program provides training and job opportunities to New Yorkers in neighborhoods impacted by gun violence, while helping NYC tackle its largest source of GHG emissions: buildings

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Top of Mind Security Insights from In-Person Interactions

Cisco CSR

The past few months have been chockfull of conversations with security customers, partners, and industry leaders. After two years of virtual engagements, in-person events like our CISO Forum and Cisco Live as well as the industry’s RSA Conference underscore the power of face-to-face interactions.

Gas exporters sucking gas out of domestic market in middle of crisis, data shows

Renew Economy

Australia's LNG exporters are contributing to an ongoing energy crisis, by diverting gas away from the domestic market, AER data confirms. The post Gas exporters sucking gas out of domestic market in middle of crisis, data shows appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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Women lead the world’s most sustainable cities

Corporate Knights

In the fight against climate change, cities are proving to be much better combatants than the snoozing generals that are, all too often, national governments.

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Intrinio, the Leading Provider of ESG Data, has Partnered with CSRHub to Provide Access to Standardized Environmental, Social, and Governance Ratings

CSR Hub

With ESG data, users can benchmark a firm's ESG ratings against its peers and across its industry. API CSR Cynthia Figge Data Analysis sustainability data ESG Investing ESG Data Partnerships

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Puerto Ricans have built the largest renewable peaker plant in the world. Let's use it.

Utiliity Dive

It’s not too late for the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority to see the obvious economic and societal value of virtual power plants to mitigate blackouts, the author says

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Deployment Options Expand with New Cisco DNA Center Virtual Appliance

Cisco CSR

Virtualization technology has changed the world of IT and enabled cloud computing. It has also been embraced by Cisco customers due to its flexibility and cost benefits.

Australia’s first community-owned energy retailer falls victim to market chaos

Renew Economy

Byron Bay based Enova Energy has entered into voluntary administration, the highest profile victim of the fossil fuelled crisis in the National Electricity Market. The post Australia’s first community-owned energy retailer falls victim to market chaos appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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Mastercard ties ESG to all employee pay

Corporate Knights

A key business bromide is “What gets measured gets done.” But there’s an even older business truth: “You get what you pay for.”

WindEurope - The EU must speed up renewables and renewable hydrogen to secure industry energy supplies and keep up the pace with green industry projects, say WindEurope and EUROFER

Global Renewable News

The availability and affordability of.

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Understanding ESG risks and why they matter

GreenBiz

Sponsored: ESG analysis uncovers critical risks for businesses. It’s crucial for companies to be able to identify and mitigate these risks to ensure long-term success

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Webinar 19 Jul: Using analytics to proactively manage the grid & work smarter

Smart Energy International

Webinar broadcast date: Tuesday, 19 July 2022. 00h30 New York | 04h30 GMT | 05h30 London | 06h30 Amsterdam | 06h30 Johannesburg | 10h00 New Delhi | 12h30 Singapore | 14h30 Australia. 60-minute session.

Building a Machine Learning Pipeline with Cisco Intersight and Kubeflow

Cisco CSR

This article was co-written with Michael Maurer, Cisco Intersight’s Technical Marketing Engineer. See the previous article in this series: Get Ready for Machine Learning Ops.Make sure to check out Cisco Intersight.

Bowen slams Morrison and Taylor for hiding extent of Snowy 2.0 delays

Renew Economy

Delays in the government-funded Snowy 2.0 could have big impact on timing of coal plant closures and shape of energy policy. The post Bowen slams Morrison and Taylor for hiding extent of Snowy 2.0 delays appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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Canada bans some single-use plastics; are takeout containers enough?

Corporate Knights

Two and a half years of pandemic living has left the planet with a major plastic hangover.

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Moving away from your smart home? Here’s what you should do

Stacey Higginbotham

On our latest IoT Podcast episode, we take a question that Joel left on our IoT Voicemail Hotline. Joel is moving and he’s leaving behind his smart thermostat, a video doorbell, some sensors, and a water controller.

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How corporations can create an environmental justice policy

GreenBiz

corporations have both a unique opportunity and a responsibility to reset their and the nation’s course on social and environmental justice

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DOT proposes rules for national EV charging network, including 97% uptime and 150 kW requirements

Utiliity Dive

The proposal, which requires fast-charging stations to offer a standard plug and at least four charging ports, would apply to projects funded by the National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Formula Program

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Become the Oracle of the Network with Cisco WAN Automation Engine (WAE)

Cisco CSR

Maintaining a network that hosts thousands of users requires constant information. But as the needs of the user base continue to grow, the strain on the network grows as well.

ACT reaps dividend from 100 pct renewables as energy bills fall despite market chaos

Renew Economy

Canberra households will see their electricity costs fall from 1 July, as renewables contracts shield consumers from surging wholesale electricity prices. The post ACT reaps dividend from 100 pct renewables as energy bills fall despite market chaos appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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Corporations must change climate obstructionist industry associations from within

Corporate Knights

Dylan Tanner is the executive director and founder of InfluenceMap. The window to take action on climate change is closing.

FedEx Receives First 150 Electric Delivery Vehicles, Marks Milestone

Environment + Energy Leader

FedEx Corp. announced it has received its first 150 electric delivery vehicles from BrightDrop, the technology startup from General Motors (GM) aimed at decarbonizing last-mile delivery.

To decarbonize, the materials industry must embrace the circular economy

GreenBiz

Companies that manufacture steel, aluminum, cement and chemicals, can turn to new business models and technologies to cut emissions

Defense Department picks BWXT to build 1st US advanced nuclear microreactor, with 2024 delivery

Utiliity Dive

The 1-MW to 5-MW reactor will be tested at the Idaho National Laboratory and has been dubbed “Project Pele” by the U.S. Department of Defense

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As Internet-Connected Medical Devices Multiply, So Do Challenges

Cisco CSR

To consumers, the Internet of Things might bring to mind a smart fridge that lets you know when to buy more eggs, or the ability to control your home’s lighting and temperature remotely through your phone.

Wind power meets and beats Denmark’s total electricity demand – two days in a row

Renew Economy

Windy conditions in northern Europe provided more than 100% of Denmark’s electricity consumption for two days in a row in May. The post Wind power meets and beats Denmark’s total electricity demand – two days in a row appeared first on RenewEconomy. Renewables Wind Wind energy

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Banks missing two key steps in making ‘just transition’ part of net-zero plans

Corporate Knights

Julie Segal is the senior manager of climate finance at Environmental Defence and a 2021 Corporate Knights 30 Under 30 Sustainability Leader. .

EU to Require Auditing of Sustainability Reporting, Disclosure by Large non-European Companies

ESG Today

Marking a major step towards the implementation of a new sustainability reporting system in Europe, the EU Council and European Parliament announced that they have reached an agreement on the rules of the Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD).

The exponential innovation potential of circular, social purpose businesses

GreenBiz

A single circular innovation can be a gateway to many add-on customer and social benefits, whether circular or not

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New York announces 22 solar, storage projects, pushing projected 2030 energy mix to 66% green

Utiliity Dive

The roughly 2,000 MW in projects are expected to generate more than $2.7 billion in private investment. Clean energy advocates say the awards mark "serious progress" towards a decarbonized electric grid

Standard Operating Procedure Becomes Lifelong Learning Asset

Cisco CSR

A few weeks ago, something remarkable happened. The Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) had its first in-person meeting in over two years. Typically, the IETF meets in person three times per year to “make the internet better” through interoperable standards.

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How going 100 pct renewables will shield one part of Australia from surging power prices

Renew Economy

With the electricity market in crisis, one Australian jurisdiction could be shielded from higher prices thanks to buying 100 per cent renewables. The post How going 100 pct renewables will shield one part of Australia from surging power prices appeared first on RenewEconomy.

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Sustainable city leadership 101

Corporate Knights

As cities up their game on climate action, they look to tap the expertise of new allies: university-based urban leadership centres whose goals include training future urban leaders. “I

Smarter sensors can save on power and add new capabilities

Stacey Higginbotham

This story was published in the Stacey on IoT newsletter on Friday June 17, 2021. .

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