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ProfNet Expert Alerts for December 02, 2022

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Friday, December 2, 2022

NEW YORK, Dec. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Below are experts from the ProfNet network who are available to discuss timely issues in your coverage area.

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  • Dr. Wang can speak about the research as a principal investigator at UMass Chan and the current state of the flu season.
  • "There are so many ways to teach STEM principles across a variety of subjects and across grade levels.
  • Impact severity of the different types of GHGs - how methane is the only viable solution to save humanity.
  • Solutions for today to reduce GHG while we wait for other technology to catch up.

Minister Alghabra Announces Canada's Green Freight Program and ZEV Awareness Initiative

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Friday, December 2, 2022

From 2018 to 2022, Natural Resources Canada administered the Green Freight Assessment Program (GFAP), investing $3.4 million to support freight companies in decarbonizing their operations.Building on this momentum, the GFAP was recapitalized through Budget 2022 and renamed as the Green Freight Program.

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  • From 2018 to 2022, Natural Resources Canada administered the Green Freight Assessment Program (GFAP), investing $3.4 million to support freight companies in decarbonizing their operations.Building on this momentum, the GFAP was recapitalized through Budget 2022 and renamed as the Green Freight Program.
  • The first call will seek project proposals under the nearly $200-million Green Freight Program to help fleets reduce their fuel consumption and GHG emissions.
  • I also announced that the ZEV Awareness Initiative is being expanded to include medium- and heavy-duty vehicles.
  • This month, we are launching calls for proposals for the Green Freight Program and the expanded ZEV Awareness Initiative.

Polysilicon Market Global Outlook & Forecast 2022-2027: Focus on Renewable Energy Sources Bodes Well for Sector - ResearchAndMarkets.com

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Friday, December 2, 2022

The U.S. is the most significant contributor to the North American polysilicon market, accounting for 89.21% of the share.

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  • The U.S. is the most significant contributor to the North American polysilicon market, accounting for 89.21% of the share.
  • Due to increased pollution, it has been observed that there is growth in the adoption of renewable energy production.
  • Hence there is high growth in the solar PV industry as the solar energy market is growing, resulting in high demand for polysilicon in the global polysilicon market.
  • Renewable energy sources, such as solar, wind, and hydroelectric energy, currently generate about a quarter of the electricity supplied by the power sector.

$31 Billion Gas Insulated Switchgear Markets: Emerging Smart Technologies and Digitalization & Increasing Investment in Industrial Production - Global Forecasts to 2027 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

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Friday, December 2, 2022

The global gas insulated switchgear market is expected to reach USD 31.3 billion by 2027 from an estimated USD 23.1 billion in 2022, at a CAGR of 6.3% from 2022 to 2027.

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  • The global gas insulated switchgear market is expected to reach USD 31.3 billion by 2027 from an estimated USD 23.1 billion in 2022, at a CAGR of 6.3% from 2022 to 2027.
  • Additionally, managing energy has taken a high focus with the introduction of loT for home automation and building automation reasons.
  • Asia Pacific is expected to dominate the global gas insulated switchgear market and projected to grow at the highest CAGR between 2022 and 2027.
  • The demand for GIS to regulate electricity and offer fault protection will significantly increase, raising the market for gas insulated switchgear in Asia Pacific.

Hess Corporation and the Government of Guyana Announce REDD+ Carbon Credits Purchase Agreement

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Friday, December 2, 2022

Hess Corporation (NYSE: HES) and the Government of Guyana today announced an agreement for Hess to purchase high quality carbon credits for a minimum of $750 million between 2022 and 2032 directly from the Government of Guyana.

Key Points: 
  • Hess Corporation (NYSE: HES) and the Government of Guyana today announced an agreement for Hess to purchase high quality carbon credits for a minimum of $750 million between 2022 and 2032 directly from the Government of Guyana.
  • Guyanas President, Dr. Irfaan Ali was joined today by Vice President, Dr. Bharrat Jagdeo and John Hess, CEO of Hess Corporation for a signing ceremony to commemorate this historic agreement.
  • The agreement adds to the companys ongoing and successful emissions reduction efforts, which are described in Hess annual Sustainability Reports .
  • And of course, I thank John Hess and the Hess Corporation for their continued partnership with and commitment to Guyana.

Clean Power Alliance Board of Directors Approves Adding the Cities of Hermosa Beach, Monrovia, and Santa Paula as New Member Communities

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Friday, December 2, 2022

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Clean Power Alliance (CPA) Board of Directors voted today to add the cities of Hermosa Beach, Monrovia, and Santa Paula to its Joint Powers Agreement. The action paves the way for residential and commercial electricity customers within the three cities to begin receiving clean renewable energy from CPA in 2024. Each of the cities voted earlier this year to join CPA to provide service to residents and businesses.

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  • The action paves the way for residential and commercial electricity customers within the three cities to begin receiving clean renewable energy from CPA in 2024.
  • The not-for-profit Los Angeles-based clean energy provider currently serves the counties of Los Angeles and Ventura, as well as 30 cities within both counties.
  • CPA offers three default energy options to the many communities it serves, 100% Green (100% renewable energy), 50% Clean (50% clean energy), and 40% Lean (40% clean energy).
  • "I am excited the City of Santa Paula is joining Clean Power Alliance," said City of Santa Paula Mayor Jenny Crosswhite.

Rabobank Recognizes its 2022 Food and Agribusiness Leadership Award Winners

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Thursday, December 1, 2022

NEW YORK, Dec. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Rabobank, a leading global food and agribusiness (F&A) bank, today announced the recipients of its annual Rabobank North America Leadership Awards. The awards celebrate both large-scale corporations and fast-growing emerging companies that are setting remarkable examples of industry stewardship, sustainability, and innovation within the North American F&A space.

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  • NEW YORK, Dec. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --Rabobank, a leading global food and agribusiness (F&A) bank, today announced the recipients of its annual Rabobank North America Leadership Awards .
  • Award recipients were determined based on an enhanced set of criteriaspecific to each awardExcellence in Food & Ag Leadership, Leadership in Sustainability and Emerging Leadership in Innovation.
  • The winner of the Rabobank Award for Excellence in Food & Ag Leadership for 2022 is Aramark , a leading global provider of food services to businesses colleges and universities, schools, healthcare institutions, sporting and conference venues, and vacation destinations, including many of the U.S.'s National Parks.
  • Pivot Bio is a two-time Rabobank Leadership Award winner, having won the Emerging Leadership in Innovation award in 2019.

US Public Companies Take Action to Prepare for Enhanced Sustainability Disclosures

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Thursday, December 1, 2022

NEW YORK, Dec. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --

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  • While most companies are taking meaningful steps toward enhancing sustainability disclosures, challenges remain.
  • Companies are moving from commitment to action in their sustainability reporting to address evolving stakeholder expectations.
  • Companies are internally shifting focus to prioritize ESG oversight, controls, and disclosure to prepare for increasing demand for high quality sustainability disclosures.
  • While companies are at various stages on their sustainability journey, they must drive accountability today for a sustainable tomorrow."

ISN Releases 2022 Environmental, Social & Governance White Paper

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Thursday, December 1, 2022

DALLAS, Dec. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- ISN®, the global leader in contractor and supplier management services, announced the release of its 2022 Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) White Paper. Today, organizations' value chains are under more scrutiny than ever before from regulators, consumers and investors with an interest in sustainability and social responsibility. This has resulted in increased demand to disclose and improve the impact of business operations, from production to delivery. In this White Paper, ISN leveraged data available in ISNetworld® from more than 22,000 organizations across 30 different industries, including construction, transportation, warehousing, manufacturing and mining, to analyze contractor and supplier information pertaining to ESG.

Key Points: 
  • DALLAS, Dec. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- ISN , the global leader in contractor and supplier management services, announced the release of its 2022 Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) White Paper.
  • In this White Paper, ISN leveraged data available in ISNetworld from more than 22,000 organizations across 30 different industries, including construction, transportation, warehousing, manufacturing and mining, to analyze contractor and supplier information pertaining to ESG.
  • Highlights from the 2022 ESG White Paper include:
    Environmental More than half (53%) of the companies measured have implemented an Environmental Management System (EMS) to help continuously improve their environmental performance.
  • Leveraging insights from our 2022 ESG White Paper, companies can identify risk areas and opportunities to help meet their ESG goals."

Ingredion Receives SBTi Approval of Its Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Targets

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Thursday, December 1, 2022

The targets covering greenhouse gas emissions from the Companys operations (scopes 1 and 2) are consistent with reductions required to keep warming to well-below 2C.

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  • The targets covering greenhouse gas emissions from the Companys operations (scopes 1 and 2) are consistent with reductions required to keep warming to well-below 2C.
  • We are pleased by the sustainability progress we have made and remain committed to continuing our journey to reach our ambitious 2030 emissions reduction targets.
  • For example, the Companys current decarbonization plan includes driving improvements by:
    About Science Based Targets initiative:
    The Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) drives ambitious climate action in the private sector by enabling organizations to set science-based emissions reduction targets.
  • The SBTi defines and promotes best practice in science-based target setting and independently assesses companies targets.