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Global Biofuels Market: Trends, Insights and Forecasts to 2025 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Friday, July 3, 2020 - 11:57am

The "World - Biofuels (Diesel Substitute) - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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  • The "World - Biofuels (Diesel Substitute) - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • It will help you to find actionable insights and make data-driven decisions for growing your business.
  • This report contains the latest data on market trends and opportunities, consumption, production, imports, exports and price developments.
  • In this report, you can find information that helps you to make informed decisions on the following issues:

PG&E and California Fire Foundation Renew Partnership to Tackle Wildfire Risk

Thursday, July 2, 2020 - 6:00pm

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) has renewed its partnership with the California Fire Foundation (CFF) by providing $1.2 million for a Wildfire Safety and Preparedness grant.

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  • Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) has renewed its partnership with the California Fire Foundation (CFF) by providing $1.2 million for a Wildfire Safety and Preparedness grant.
  • The partnership creates grant funding opportunities for fire and community organizations to address the ongoing risk of wildfire.
  • PG&E is proud to continue our support for the California Fire Foundation in its work to help make California more resilient to fire risk.
  • Formed in 1987 by California Professional Firefighters, the California Fire Foundations mandate includes an array of survivor and victim assistance projects and community initiatives.

The ODP Corporation Releases 2020 Corporate Sustainability Report

Thursday, July 2, 2020 - 3:21pm

The ODP Corporation (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading provider of business services, products and digital workplace technology solutions through an integrated B2B distribution platform, today announced the release of its 2020 Corporate Sustainability Report, incorporating sustainability information for Office Depot, CompuCom and Grand & Toy.

Key Points: 
  • The ODP Corporation (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading provider of business services, products and digital workplace technology solutions through an integrated B2B distribution platform, today announced the release of its 2020 Corporate Sustainability Report, incorporating sustainability information for Office Depot, CompuCom and Grand & Toy.
  • Our sustainability efforts touch on every one of these 5Cs, through innovative environmental sustainability programs, nationwide community investment initiatives, diversity in our people and our supply chain, and other programs and initiatives throughout the company.
  • The ODP Corporations 2020 Corporate Sustainability Report highlights progress made on the companys public-facing sustainability goals around energy consumption, transportation emissions and local communities:
    The company already exceeded its goal to reduce energy consumption by 2021, with a 36% decrease in facility energy consumption since 2016.
  • The ODP Corporation (NASDAQ:ODP) is a leading provider of business services, products and digital workplace technology solutions to small, medium and enterprise businesses.

ExxonMobil Renews Collaboration with Princeton Energy Center to Advance Low-Emission Research and Energy Solutions

Thursday, July 2, 2020 - 1:00pm

ExxonMobil and Princeton Universitys Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment have renewed their collaboration to research lower-emission technologies and energy solutions.

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  • ExxonMobil and Princeton Universitys Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment have renewed their collaboration to research lower-emission technologies and energy solutions.
  • Princetons Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment is one of five university energy centers ExxonMobil has partnered with to undertake fundamental research to provide low-carbon energy solutions while meeting global energy demand.
  • Since 2000, ExxonMobil has invested approximately $10 billion in projects to research, develop and deploy lower-emission energy solutions.
  • The mission of the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment is to develop solutions to ensure our energy and environmental future.

Facedrive’s COVID-19 TraceSCAN App Receives Support of Ontario Government

Thursday, July 2, 2020 - 12:00pm

Facedrive Inc. (Facedrive) (TSXV: FD), Canadas first sustainable ridesharing and delivery company and a leading tech developer on the forefront of the COVID-19 pandemic, is pleased to announce that the Government of Ontario has endorsed and supports the deployment of Facedrives newly launched COVID-19 contact tracing app, TraceSCAN.

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  • Facedrive Inc. (Facedrive) (TSXV: FD), Canadas first sustainable ridesharing and delivery company and a leading tech developer on the forefront of the COVID-19 pandemic, is pleased to announce that the Government of Ontario has endorsed and supports the deployment of Facedrives newly launched COVID-19 contact tracing app, TraceSCAN.
  • In particular, the Ministry identifies the TraceSCAN app and Bluetooth wearables integration could be valuable for Ontario-wide workplaces where mobile usage is restricted, such as construction sites including the Parliament Hill renovation site in Ottawa.
  • Facedrive, for its part, is confident that its TraceSCAN app could ultimately also be of use to workers at sporting venues, corporate offices, healthcare and long-term care facilities not just in Canada but Globally.
  • We are extremely pleased to have received the support of the Government of Ontario - a province of some 14 million people and the fourth biggest economy in North America.

Carbon Clean Solutions closes $22 million Series B round with Equinor and ICOS as new investors

Thursday, July 2, 2020 - 8:00am

Carbon Clean Solutions Limited (CCSL), a leader in low-cost carbon dioxide (CO2) capture and separation technology, is pleased to announce the completion of a new equity investment of $22 million from a Series B investment round with Equinor Ventures (EV) and ICOS Capital (ICOS).

Key Points: 
  • Carbon Clean Solutions Limited (CCSL), a leader in low-cost carbon dioxide (CO2) capture and separation technology, is pleased to announce the completion of a new equity investment of $22 million from a Series B investment round with Equinor Ventures (EV) and ICOS Capital (ICOS).
  • Consequently, large emitters could potentially offset the cost of carbon capture with their carbon tax from as early as next year.
  • This investment demonstrates the need felt by major industrial companies for break-through technology in the carbon capture space.
  • Carbon Clean Solutions Limited (CCSL) is a global leader in low-cost carbon dioxide (CO2) separation technology for industrial and gas treating applications.

Hannon Armstrong and ENGIE to Jointly Invest in 2.3 GW Portfolio of U.S. Wind and Solar Projects

Thursday, July 2, 2020 - 7:00am

On commissioning, the 2.3 GW portfolio will be comprised of 1.8 GW of onshore wind and 0.5 GW of utility-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) projects (13 projects in total) located in five states.

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  • On commissioning, the 2.3 GW portfolio will be comprised of 1.8 GW of onshore wind and 0.5 GW of utility-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) projects (13 projects in total) located in five states.
  • Hannon Armstrong will participate in the cash flows from the operations of this diversified portfolio of renewable energy projects, while ENGIE will retain a controlling share in the portfolio and continue to manage the assets.
  • The portfolio includes nine onshore wind and four utility-scale solar projects located in five states, representing 2.3 GW of gross generating capacity in aggregate.
  • Under the agreement, Hannon Armstrong will take immediate ownership of 49% of 663 megawatts (MW) from four operating onshore wind projects.

This Plastic-Free July, Alpyn Beauty® Goes Plastic Neutral

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 9:23pm

Alpyn Beauty is the first prestige beauty company to partner with rePurpose Global to fund the collection, processing, and reuse of an equivalent amount of ocean-bound plastic waste to its footprint.

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  • Alpyn Beauty is the first prestige beauty company to partner with rePurpose Global to fund the collection, processing, and reuse of an equivalent amount of ocean-bound plastic waste to its footprint.
  • By making this bold commitment, every Alpyn Beauty purchase will now carry a Net Zero Plastic Footprint.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200701005929/en/
    As a prominent player in the sustainable beauty space, Alpyn Beauty recognizes the grave threat that plastic pollution poses to the future of our planet and is taking further action against this waste epidemic.
  • The amount of plastic waste that goes into the environment daily is devastating, and we believe this is a step in the right direction," says Alpyn Beauty Founder Kendra Kolb Butler.

OmniSci Powers New Website Enabling Public to View House-by-House Information On Flint Water Crisis

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 5:00pm

These water service lines are the pipes that deliver each home their water.

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  • These water service lines are the pipes that deliver each home their water.
  • Flint Service Line Map is the first site to utilize artificial intelligence and machine learning to predict, with high accuracy, the incidence of lead pipes in residential service water lines.
  • The site is provided as a public service and shows the same assessment and status information used by contractors in the city's FAST Start pipe replacement program.
  • BlueConduit is proud to have welcomed OmniSci as a key partner in our initiatives for addressing these infrastructure and informational challenges that continue from the Flint water crisis."

Eaton Commits to Aggressive Science-based Targets to Mitigate Catastrophic Climate Change

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 4:00pm

These targets include cutting carbon emissions from the companys operations by at least 50 percent by 2030, positioning Eaton to achieve carbon neutrality at the same time.

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  • These targets include cutting carbon emissions from the companys operations by at least 50 percent by 2030, positioning Eaton to achieve carbon neutrality at the same time.
  • Eaton will also work with its customers and suppliers to reduce its indirect emissions by 15 percent.
  • The climate emergency we face is no longer an abstract issue for scientists to resolve, said Craig Arnold, Eaton chairman and chief executive officer.
  • These targets reflect our belief that corporations have a broader responsibility to society and that includes helping halt the effects of climate change, said Arnold.