Sustainable development

Granite Joins United Nations Global Compact, Furthers Sustainability Commitment

Monday, May 17, 2021 - 10:30pm

b'Granite (NYSE:GVA) has joined the United Nations (UN) Global Compact, the world\'s largest corporate sustainability initiative, underscoring its focus on sustainability and environmental, social, and governance issues.

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  • b'Granite (NYSE:GVA) has joined the United Nations (UN) Global Compact, the world\'s largest corporate sustainability initiative, underscoring its focus on sustainability and environmental, social, and governance issues.
  • "Granite is dedicated to engaging in collaborative projects which advance the broader development goals of the UN, particularly the Sustainable Development Goals.
  • Adopted by the United Nations in 2015, the goals serve as a universal call to action to end poverty and protect the planet.\n"Aligning Granite\'s sustainability strategy with the UN\'s Sustainable Development Goals puts our efforts in the context of global sustainable development," Granite Sustainability Specialist Raven Adams explained.
  • For more information, visit graniteconstruction.com , and connect with Granite on LinkedIn , Twitter , Facebook , and Instagram .\nView source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210517005939/en/\n'

Constellium Prices Company’s Sustainability-Linked Notes Offering

Monday, May 17, 2021 - 6:40pm

The Sustainability-Linked Notes will be guaranteed on a senior unsecured basis by certain of the Company\xe2\x80\x99s subsidiaries.

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  • The Sustainability-Linked Notes will be guaranteed on a senior unsecured basis by certain of the Company\xe2\x80\x99s subsidiaries.
  • The Notes Offering is expected to close on June 2, 2021, subject to customary closing conditions.\nThe Company expects to use the net proceeds of the Notes Offering, together with cash on hand, to redeem, satisfy and discharge in accordance with the governing indenture, all of its outstanding 5.750% Senior Notes due 2024 (the \xe2\x80\x9c2024 Notes\xe2\x80\x9d), and to pay related fees and expenses.\nThe Sustainability-Linked Notes are aligned with Constellium\xe2\x80\x99s sustainable development goals and its sustainability strategy.
  • These two goals constitute the sustainability performance targets applicable to the Sustainability-Linked Notes.
  • Under the terms of the Sustainability-Linked Notes, if Constellium does not satisfy either or both of the sustainability performance targets prior to December 31, 2025 or December 31, 2026, as applicable, the interest rate applicable to the Sustainability-Linked Notes will be increased.

Growth Opportunities in Nanocoatings, Fuel Cells, 3D Printing, Imaging Systems, and Biogas Generation, 2021 Report - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Monday, May 17, 2021 - 5:49pm

b'The "2021 Growth Opportunities in Nanocoatings, Fuel Cells, 3D Printing, Imaging Systems, and Biogas Generation" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com\'s offering.\nThis edition of the Inside R&D Technology Opportunity Engine (TOE) features novel innovations related to anti-microbial nanocoatings, 3D printing, and RFID readers.

Key Points: 
  • b'The "2021 Growth Opportunities in Nanocoatings, Fuel Cells, 3D Printing, Imaging Systems, and Biogas Generation" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com\'s offering.\nThis edition of the Inside R&D Technology Opportunity Engine (TOE) features novel innovations related to anti-microbial nanocoatings, 3D printing, and RFID readers.
  • The TOE also features dry solid fermentation-based biogas plants for renewable energy generation.
  • The TOE highlights recent innovations on immune profiling platform, and a clinical trial imaging management system.\nImpinj\'s Platform Can Manage Inventory, Enable Touch-Free Checkout, and Optimize Supply Chain\nView source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210517005766/en/\n'

Green Plains to Participate in the BMO Global Farm to Market Conference

Monday, May 17, 2021 - 1:30pm

b'OMAHA, Neb., May 17, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Green Plains Inc. (NASDAQ:GPRE) today announced that Todd Becker, president and chief executive officer, will be participating in a fireside chat at the 16th Annual BMO Capital Markets Farm to Market Conference on Wednesday, May 19, 2021 at 2:40 p.m. EDT (1:40 p.m. CDT).

Key Points: 
  • b'OMAHA, Neb., May 17, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Green Plains Inc. (NASDAQ:GPRE) today announced that Todd Becker, president and chief executive officer, will be participating in a fireside chat at the 16th Annual BMO Capital Markets Farm to Market Conference on Wednesday, May 19, 2021 at 2:40 p.m. EDT (1:40 p.m. CDT).
  • This includes the production of cleaner low carbon biofuels, renewable feedstocks for advanced biofuels and high purity alcohols for use in cleaners and disinfectants.
  • Green Plains is an innovative producer of Ultra-High Protein and novel ingredients for animal and aquaculture diets to help satisfy a growing global appetite for sustainable protein.
  • The Company also owns a 48.9% limited partner interest and a 2.0% general partner interest in Green Plains Partners LP.

Fusion Fuel Green Files Form 20-F for Fiscal Year 2020, Announces First Quarter Webcast Date

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 9:30pm

b'DUBLIN, Ireland, May 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fusion Fuel Green PLC (NASDAQ: HTOO), ("Fusion Fuel", or "the Company"), has announced today the filing of its Form 20-F for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2020.

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  • b'DUBLIN, Ireland, May 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fusion Fuel Green PLC (NASDAQ: HTOO), ("Fusion Fuel", or "the Company"), has announced today the filing of its Form 20-F for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2020.
  • The webcast may be accessed at https://edge.media-server.com/mmc/p/zzrf5hhx and will be available for replay through the close of business on May 25, 2022.\nFusion Fuel Green plc.
  • is an emerging leader in the green hydrogen space, committed to accelerating the energy transition and decarbonizing the global energy system by making zero-emissions green hydrogen commercially viable and accessible.
  • Fusion Fuel has created a revolutionary proprietary electrolyzer solution that allows it to produce hydrogen at highly competitive costs using renewable energy, resulting in zero-carbon emissions.

Cambrian and The Florida Brewery Partner to Reduce Costs and CO2 Emissions

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 9:45pm

"\nCambrian\'s solution for The Florida Brewery is just one example of the company\'s progress in making distributed water reuse simple, sustainable, and cost-effective.

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  • "\nCambrian\'s solution for The Florida Brewery is just one example of the company\'s progress in making distributed water reuse simple, sustainable, and cost-effective.
  • Through its novel water-energy purchase agreement (WEPA), Cambrian offers wastewater treatment and resource recovery as a service with no upfront costs.
  • Under a WEPA, Cambrian will construct, install, own, and operate water treatment systems with no capital investment from the customer.
  • Customers instead simply pay for performance on a per-gallon basis, and focus instead on their core business.\nThe Florida Brewery, built in 1973, is the 2nd oldest brewery still in operation in Florida.

This 14th World Agri-Tourism Day, Department of Tourism, Government of Maharashtra will hold International Conference on Agri-Tourism on 15th and 16th of May 2021

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 1:00pm

b'Maharashtra is the pioneer State to develop and promote Agri-Tourism in the country.

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  • b'Maharashtra is the pioneer State to develop and promote Agri-Tourism in the country.
  • To further promote it in the State and commemorate the 14th World Agri-Tourism Day (16th May), Department of Tourism, Maharashtra Government in partnership with Agri-Tourism Development Corporation India, is organising \xe2\x80\x98INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON AGRI-TOURISM\xe2\x80\x99 on 15th and 16th May 2021.
  • The event will offer an overarching understanding of the agri-tourism sector, its challenges and opportunities, and will develop recommendations and an action plan that will guide the efforts of strengthening the agri-tourism sector.
  • Furthermore, it will showcase the vital role played by the Rural Women as enabler of sustainable and socially responsible tourism.\nSome of the notable speakers at the conference:\nDr.

Ameris Bank Releases Inaugural Corporate Social Responsibility Report

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 9:05pm

b'ATLANTA, May 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Ameris Bank released today its inaugural Corporate Social Responsibility Report for the year 2020, highlighting continued progress toward investing in people, building better communities, going beyond banking, advancing a sustainable future, and acting with strong governance.\n"Our teammates are the cornerstone of our success, and our culture is the driver.

Key Points: 
  • b'ATLANTA, May 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Ameris Bank released today its inaugural Corporate Social Responsibility Report for the year 2020, highlighting continued progress toward investing in people, building better communities, going beyond banking, advancing a sustainable future, and acting with strong governance.\n"Our teammates are the cornerstone of our success, and our culture is the driver.
  • Our commitment is ongoing, and we look forward to advancing our social responsibility initiatives for years to come.
  • Headquartered in Atlanta, Ameris Bank is fiercely committed to bringing financial peace of mind to the communities it serves.
  • Learn more about Ameris Bank and its full range of financial services at www.amerisbank.com .\nView original content to download multimedia: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/ameris-bank-releases-inaugural-c...\n'

Global Sustainability Assessment Standard BREEAM Accepted Under Fannie Mae’s Green Financing Program

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 4:36pm

b'BREEAM, the leading sustainability assessment method developed by BRE Global (\xe2\x80\x98BRE\xe2\x80\x99), has announced that its Residential Plus assessment program for existing developments has been approved by national mortgage association Fannie Mae under its Green Financing Program.\nThis press release features multimedia.

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  • b'BREEAM, the leading sustainability assessment method developed by BRE Global (\xe2\x80\x98BRE\xe2\x80\x99), has announced that its Residential Plus assessment program for existing developments has been approved by national mortgage association Fannie Mae under its Green Financing Program.\nThis press release features multimedia.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210513005757/en/\nThe Green Financing Program, established in 2015, is an initiative through which Fannie Mae offers preferential pricing for mortgage loans to real estate assets that have been certified by one of its pre-approved green certification assessment platforms.
  • Currently, there are 18 green building standards \xe2\x80\x94 including BREEAM USA \xe2\x80\x94 which are recognized by Fannie Mae.\n\xe2\x80\x9cAs BREEAM expands its presence in the US real estate market, we are thrilled to be recognized by Fannie Mae\xe2\x80\x99s Green Financing Program, further solidifying our position as one of the most rigorous sustainability assessments globally,\xe2\x80\x9d said Breana Wheeler, Director of Operations at BRE.
  • BREEAM does this through third party certification of the assessment of an asset\xe2\x80\x99s environmental, social and economic sustainability performance, using standards developed by BRE.

Howard Energy Partners to Significantly Expand Its Port Arthur Terminal Facility to Support Local Renewable Diesel Production

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 1:00pm

b'Howard Energy Partners (HEP) today announced that it has executed long-term agreements with Diamond Green Diesel (DGD), a 50/50 joint venture between Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE: VLO) and Darling Ingredients Inc. (NYSE:DAR), and plans to significantly expand its Port Arthur, Texas terminal facilities to support DGD\xe2\x80\x99s recently announced plant, a 470-million-gallon-per-year renewable diesel production facility to be located at Valero\xe2\x80\x99s Port Arthur refinery.

Key Points: 
  • b'Howard Energy Partners (HEP) today announced that it has executed long-term agreements with Diamond Green Diesel (DGD), a 50/50 joint venture between Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE: VLO) and Darling Ingredients Inc. (NYSE:DAR), and plans to significantly expand its Port Arthur, Texas terminal facilities to support DGD\xe2\x80\x99s recently announced plant, a 470-million-gallon-per-year renewable diesel production facility to be located at Valero\xe2\x80\x99s Port Arthur refinery.
  • For more information on Howard Energy Partners, please visit our website www.howardenergypartners.com .\nDGD is a leader in producing a clean-burning, renewable diesel to meet the growing demand for renewable fuels.
  • Renewable diesel is made from responsible and sustainable feedstock, such as used cooking oil, rendered animal fats and inedible corn oil.
  • Renewable diesel is chemically identical to standard diesel and is 100% compatible with existing engines and infrastructure.