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Jaguar Land Rover Canada expands installation of SiriusXM; makes SiriusXM a standard feature across entire vehicle lineup

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Friday, August 12, 2022 - 3:00pm

Beginning with model year 2022, SiriusXM became a standard feature in all Jaguar and Land Rover models sold in Canada.

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  • Beginning with model year 2022, SiriusXM became a standard feature in all Jaguar and Land Rover models sold in Canada.
  • In addition, most Jaguar Land Rover models including the New Range Rover, will include SiriusXM with 360L SiriusXM's newest and most advanced audio entertainment platform as a standard feature.
  • The standard availability of SiriusXM in all Jaguar and Land Rover models is part of a new agreement between SiriusXM and Jaguar Land Rover that extends their relationship into 2027.
  • The New Range Rover is the first Jaguar and Land Rover vehicle to offer SiriusXM with 360L, with additional Jaguar and Land Rover vehicles set to follow.

Zebra Technologies’ Emissions Reduction Targets Validated by the Science Based Targets Initiative

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Thursday, August 11, 2022 - 1:00pm

Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: ZBRA), an innovator at the front line of business with solutions and partners that deliver a performance edge, today announced its emissions reduction targets have been validated by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi), joining more than 1,500 companies globally.

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  • Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: ZBRA), an innovator at the front line of business with solutions and partners that deliver a performance edge, today announced its emissions reduction targets have been validated by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi), joining more than 1,500 companies globally.
  • Zebras commitment includes a 50% reduction in absolute scopes 1 and 2 greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2030 from its 2020 baseline.
  • Zebra is proud to be part of the climate solution and committed to investing in climate initiatives with a sound economic proposition, said Anders Gustafsson, Chief Executive Officer of Zebra Technologies.
  • ZEBRA and the stylized Zebra head are trademarks of Zebra Technologies Corporation, registered in many jurisdictions worldwide.

Ford Motor Company and DTE Energy announce the largest renewable energy purchase from a utility in U.S. history

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Wednesday, August 10, 2022 - 3:30pm

The purchase is a strategic investment in Michigan through DTEs MIGreenPower program and is the largest renewable energy purchase ever made in the U.S. from a utility.

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  • The purchase is a strategic investment in Michigan through DTEs MIGreenPower program and is the largest renewable energy purchase ever made in the U.S. from a utility.
  • This unprecedented agreement is all about a greener and brighter future for Ford and for Michigan, said Jim Farley, president and CEO, Ford Motor Company.
  • We want to congratulate Ford Motor Company for its environmental leadership and commitment to clean energy, said Jerry Norcia, chairman and CEO, DTE Energy.
  • DTE Energy (NYSE: DTE )isa Detroit-based diversified energy company involved in the development and management of energy-related businesses and services nationwide.

Casella Earns 2022 World Finance Sustainability Award

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Tuesday, August 9, 2022 - 4:38pm

Its an honor to have our sustainability efforts recognized as the global leader among our peers, said John W. Casella, Chairman and CEO of Casella.

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  • Its an honor to have our sustainability efforts recognized as the global leader among our peers, said John W. Casella, Chairman and CEO of Casella.
  • According to World Finance, its judges were impressed by Casellas ambitious 2030 Sustainability Goals that align with the Paris Agreement, Global Reporting Initiative, Sustainability Accounting Standards Board, CDP Disclosure, and ESG reporting.
  • Sustainability is a journey without a destination that relies on the actions of both our people and many other partners, said Casella.
  • For more information on Casellas sustainability efforts, including its progress towards ten sustainability goals for 2030 visit https://sustainability.casella.com.

Kirin Holdings’ Long-term GHG Reduction Target Was Approved by the Science Based Targets*1 Initiative Based on Science-based Net-zero Targets

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Friday, August 5, 2022 - 3:00am

In order to achieve that common global long-term goal, many companies in the world have set "2050 Net Zero" targets.

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  • In order to achieve that common global long-term goal, many companies in the world have set "2050 Net Zero" targets.
  • In response to this flurry of net-zero targets, the SBT Initiative developed the "Net Zero Standard" in October 2021.
  • Science Based Targets: Greenhouse gas reduction targets based on scientific evidence.
  • A state in which anthropogenic GHG emissions and removals are balanced and GHG emissions to the atmosphere are net zero.

McCormick & Company Receives SBTi Validation of Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction Targets

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Thursday, August 4, 2022 - 1:00pm

The Company achieved its 2025 greenhouse gas commitments four years early for scope 1 and 2, and recently raised the ambition of its goals to reduce absolute scope 1, 2 and 3 greenhouse gas emissions by 42% by 2030.

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  • The Company achieved its 2025 greenhouse gas commitments four years early for scope 1 and 2, and recently raised the ambition of its goals to reduce absolute scope 1, 2 and 3 greenhouse gas emissions by 42% by 2030.
  • "McCormick is delivering against our ambitious Purpose-led Performance agenda using science-based targets to reduce our impact on the planet we all share.
  • We believe in leveraging science to achieve all of our greenhouse gas emission reduction goals as well as our Net Zero by 2050 commitment."
  • To learn more, visit www.mccormickcorporation.com or follow McCormick & Company on Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.

Sonoco Releases 2021-22 Corporate Sustainability Report, Renews 2030 Commitments

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Wednesday, August 3, 2022 - 11:45am

HARTSVLLE, S.C., Aug. 03, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sonoco (NYSE: SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, today released its 2021-22 Corporate Responsibility Report, renewing ambitious 2030 commitments to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and energy usage.

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  • HARTSVLLE, S.C., Aug. 03, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sonoco (NYSE: SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, today released its 2021-22 Corporate Responsibility Report, renewing ambitious 2030 commitments to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and energy usage.
  • Beyond performance metrics, Sonoco further increased packaging sustainability and recycling with the $1.35 million acquisition of Ball Metalpack in January 2022.
  • This expanded Sonocos can-making franchise and sustainable product portfolio with the addition of tinplate steel packaging the worlds most recycled substrate.
  • Sonoco is committed to creating sustainable products, services and programs for our customers, employees and communities that support our corporate purpose of Better Packaging.

Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany and Micron join forces for more sustainable gas solutions in the semiconductor industry

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Wednesday, August 3, 2022 - 9:00am

Alternative etchant gas from Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany in practical testing at Micron

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  • Alternative etchant gas from Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany in practical testing at Micron
    DARMSTADT, Germany, Aug. 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, a leading science and technology company, and Micron Technology, Inc., an industry leader in innovative memory and storage solutions, join forces to develop gas solutions with a low global warming potential (GWP).
  • The goal: new, more sustainable gas solutions are to be introduced permanently into production in the future.
  • Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany and Micron look back on a long-standing, trusted business relationship.
  • Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany has committed to lowering its absolute direct (Scope 1) and indirect (Scope 2) greenhouse gas emissions by 50% by 2030.

Aneka Jaringan and Samaiden Join Forces to Tap Solar PV Potential in Indonesia

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Tuesday, August 2, 2022 - 9:00am

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  • Chow Pui Hee [L-R]
    This JV provides Samaiden access to the Indonesian market and allows Aneka Jaringan which already has a presence in Indonesia via its subsidiary, PT Aneka Jaringan Indonesia, to add to its value chain in a fast-growing segment.
  • Aneka Jaringan together with its subsidiary, PT Aneka and Samaiden will hold 45% and 50% stake respectively in the JV company.
  • "Indonesia presents great potential in an area of Samaiden's expertise - RE, in particular solar PV systems.
  • Its subsidiary, PT Aneka, based in Jakarta, is the first regional office of Aneka Jaringan Group, and has proven steadfast growth since its establishment in 2014.

DSM sets new climate targets to accelerate route to net-zero

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Tuesday, August 2, 2022 - 6:01am

DSM has submitted its plans for review by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi).

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  • DSM has submitted its plans for review by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi).
  • DSM was one of the first companies to have science-based targets that are independently validated and to tie them to executive remuneration.
  • Geraldine Matchett and Dimitri de Vreeze Co-CEOs Royal DSM, comment: "The ramifications of climate inaction have been inescapable again in recent weeks.
  • DSM is already a CDP Climate Leader and was awarded an A score for its climate change disclosure.