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Duke Energy ready for Ian's impacts; widespread, multiday outages expected across both states

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Friday, September 30, 2022

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- With Hurricane Ian's imminent landfall expected along South Carolina's coast, Duke Energy is prepared and urges customers to ready themselves, as well.

Key Points: 
  • CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- With Hurricane Ian's imminent landfall expected along South Carolina's coast, Duke Energy is prepared and urges customers to ready themselves, as well.
  • Duke Energy has nearly 10,000 crew members ready to respond; more than 6,100 of those are line technicians.
  • When outages occur, Duke Energy is committed to restoring power as safely and quickly as possible, while keeping customers informed throughout the process.
  • Once the storm passes and conditions are safe, Duke Energy will begin assessing damage and restoring outages.

Chevron Delivers First Offset-Paired LNG Cargo

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Friday, September 30, 2022

Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX) today announced that its subsidiary, Chevron U.S.A. Inc. (Singapore Branch) (Chevron), has safely delivered its first shipment of offset-paired liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargo.

Key Points: 
  • Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX) today announced that its subsidiary, Chevron U.S.A. Inc. (Singapore Branch) (Chevron), has safely delivered its first shipment of offset-paired liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargo.
  • For this cargo, Chevrons Scope 1 and 2 emissions (emissions from upstream production, transportation, liquefaction and shipping) were calculated based on methodology jointly developed by Chevron, Pavilion Energy Trading & Supply Pte.
  • Chevron produces crude oil and natural gas; manufactures transportation fuels, lubricants, petrochemicals and additives; and develops technologies that enhance our business and the industry.
  • 1 LNG and Coal Life Cycle Assessment of GHG Emissions by PACE Global (Oct 2015) for Regas/Distribution.

Fifth Third Bank Makes BLINK Attractions Carbon Neutral with Help from Duke Energy

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Thursday, September 29, 2022

The Bank is working with Duke Energy to understand BLINKs 2019 energy footprint on which it will base its initial offsets.

Key Points: 
  • The Bank is working with Duke Energy to understand BLINKs 2019 energy footprint on which it will base its initial offsets.
  • Duke Energy is also looking to measure the actual footprint in 2022 to allow Fifth Third to true-up the offsets post-event.
  • Duke Energy is a recognized authority on energy and a trusted partner for the Bank in devising the approach to carbon neutrality for the BLINK installations.
  • This is a new type of collaboration for us, and we thank our friends at Fifth Third Bank and Duke Energy.

Sustainability as top priority Mondaine: CO2-neutral, already today

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Thursday, September 29, 2022

ZOLLIKON, Switzerland and PFÄFFIKON, Switzerland, Sept. 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Mondaine has been committed to the 3R rule already for years now: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. It is applied to each individual area of business: from the acquisition of raw materials to transport and production, operation of the headquarters and the factory, right to business trips. The outcome is a completely CO2-neutral enterprise, including all its watch brands. The main drivers behind this approach are André and Ronnie Bernheim, and decades of family tradition. 

Key Points: 
  • As Chief Sustainability Officer (CSO), he also answers for the sustainability strategy.
  • He is making sustainability a top priority and treating it as a strategic topic.
  • The people in charge at Mondaine are convinced: sustainability must be every business' top priority.
  • A detailed overview of theirefforts in the area of sustainability can be found in the Sustainability Report (Version 2021 available starting July 2022).

AXS Investments Launches the AXS Green Alpha ETF (NXTE) as Industry's First ETF Capturing Next Economy Leaders

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Thursday, September 29, 2022

NEW YORK, Sept. 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- AXS Investments, a leading asset manager providing access to alternative investments for growth, income and diversification, today announced the launch of the AXS Green Alpha ETF (NXTE).

Key Points: 
  • AXS Investments is a leading alternative investment manager providing a diversified family of alternative and sustainable investments for growth, income and diversification.
  • The firm empowers investors to diversify their portfolios with investments previously available only to the largest institutional and high net worth investors.
  • The investor-friendly AXS funds are time-tested, liquid, transparent and managed by high pedigreed portfolio managers with long and strong track records.
  • Green Alpha is a registered trademark of Green Alpha Advisors, LLC.

Thermo Fisher Scientific to Source Half of its U.S. Electricity Needs from Wind Power Purchase with Enel North America

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Thursday, September 29, 2022

Thermo Fisher will purchase approximately 400,000 megawatt hours (MWh) of renewable electricity, equal to half of the companys current U.S. electricity needs.

Key Points: 
  • Thermo Fisher will purchase approximately 400,000 megawatt hours (MWh) of renewable electricity, equal to half of the companys current U.S. electricity needs.
  • As part of the companys emissions-reduction strategy, Thermo Fisher plans to eventually transition most locations globally to renewable energy.
  • Today, more than 60 sites worldwide are fully powered by renewable electricity, including seven facilities that generate 3.5 MW of solar power and 3 MW of wind energy.
  • Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with annual revenue of approximately $40 billion.

Sustainability as top priority Mondaine: CO2-neutral, already today

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Thursday, September 29, 2022

ZOLLIKON, Switzerland and PFÄFFIKON, Switzerland, Sept. 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Mondaine has been committed to the 3R rule already for years now: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. It is applied to each individual area of business: from the acquisition of raw materials to transport and production, operation of the headquarters and the factory, right to business trips. The outcome is a completely CO2-neutral enterprise, including all its watch brands. The main drivers behind this approach are André and Ronnie Bernheim, and decades of family tradition. 

Key Points: 
  • As Chief Sustainability Officer (CSO), he also answers for the sustainability strategy.
  • He is making sustainability a top priority and treating it as a strategic topic.
  • The people in charge at Mondaine are convinced: sustainability must be every business' top priority.
  • A detailed overview of theirefforts in the area of sustainability can be found in the Sustainability Report (Version 2021 available starting July 2022).

Duke Energy urges customers in the Carolinas to prepare for potential impacts from Hurricane Ian

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Wednesday, September 28, 2022

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy is closely monitoring the approach of Hurricane Ian and preparing for potential impacts in the Carolinas in coming days.

Key Points: 
  • CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy is closely monitoring the approach of Hurricane Ian and preparing for potential impacts in the Carolinas in coming days.
  • Duke Energy encourages customers to have a plan in place to respond to an extended power outage after a hurricane or other severe weather.
  • For storm or power restoration updates, follow Duke Energy on Twitter (@DukeEnergy ) and Facebook ( Duke Energy ).
  • Use the Duke Energy mobile app Download the Duke Energy App from a smartphone via Apple Store or Google Play.

Duke Energy helps three Indiana communities prepare sites to attract jobs, spur economic development

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Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Through its Site Readiness Program, Duke Energy identifies high-potential sites and partners with county officials and local economic development professionals to develop a strategy for getting the sites fully ready to market to industrial prospects.

Key Points: 
  • Through its Site Readiness Program, Duke Energy identifies high-potential sites and partners with county officials and local economic development professionals to develop a strategy for getting the sites fully ready to market to industrial prospects.
  • Based on consultant recommendations, Duke Energy will collaborate with county leaders and local economic development professionals to develop a strategy for marketing the sites.
  • Duke Energy will award up to $10,000 to each site to help prepare them to attract projects.
  • For 18 consecutive years, Duke Energy's economic development efforts have been recognized by Site Selection magazine in the publication's annual list of " Top Utilities in Economic Development ."

SHEIN Releases 2021 GHG Emissions Inventory and Announces Plans to Reduce Emissions Within its Operations

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Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Embedding Science-Based Targets in sustainability management is crucial for the company's efforts toward combating climate change and holding itself accountable for sustainability commitments.

Key Points: 
  • Embedding Science-Based Targets in sustainability management is crucial for the company's efforts toward combating climate change and holding itself accountable for sustainability commitments.
  • SHEIN partnered with Intertek, an industry-leading Total Quality Assurance provider, to measure its 2021 carbon footprint impact, calculate its Scope 3 baseline emissions and identify Science-Based Targets through jointly conducted interactive workshops.
  • Given that Scope 3 generates the largest portion of SHEIN's emissions, it is critical that SHEIN works closely with expert partners to collaborate on a transition to renewable energy sources and carbon reduction plans.
  • We will be applying our proven programs and methodology to help SHEIN on its path towards bettering its supply chain."