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Ørsted and TotalEnergies partner to participate in Dutch offshore wind tenders

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Friday, May 13, 2022 - 2:14pm

Paris/Den Haag, 13 May, 2022 rsted and TotalEnergies have joined forces to jointly submit bids for the two Dutch offshore wind tenders Holland Coast West with the aim to achieve net positive impact on biodiversity and the Dutch energy system.

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  • Paris/Den Haag, 13 May, 2022 rsted and TotalEnergies have joined forces to jointly submit bids for the two Dutch offshore wind tenders Holland Coast West with the aim to achieve net positive impact on biodiversity and the Dutch energy system.
  • As world-class leaders in renewable energy and offshore wind, rsted and TotalEnergies will combine their strengths in these tenders with a view to contribute to the Netherlands objective of developing more than 70 GW of offshore wind capacity by 2050 for power generation associated with large scale hydrogen production.
  • As the largest offshore wind farm developer in the world, rsted has industry-leading experience in developing and constructing offshore wind farms in the most sustainable and ecologically friendly manner.
  • Rasmus Errboe, Head of Region Continental Europe at rsted, says: We are very pleased with our partnership with TotalEnergies for the upcoming Dutch tenders.

North America’s Building Trades Unions and Ørsted Agree to Build an American Offshore Wind Energy Industry with American Labor

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Thursday, May 5, 2022 - 7:30pm

Washington, DC, May 05, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, North Americas Building Trades Unions (NABTU) and rsted, the U.S. leader in offshore wind energy, announced a Project Labor Agreement (PLA) to construct the companys U.S. offshore wind farms with an American union workforce.

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  • Washington, DC, May 05, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, North Americas Building Trades Unions (NABTU) and rsted, the U.S. leader in offshore wind energy, announced a Project Labor Agreement (PLA) to construct the companys U.S. offshore wind farms with an American union workforce.
  • This historic milestone is a celebration for workers, clean energy and economic opportunity, said David Hardy, CEO of rsted Offshore North America.
  • Were going to build an American offshore wind energy industry with American workers, family-sustaining wages, and robust and equitable training programs to achieve this critical vision.
  • rsted operates Americas first offshore wind farm, Block Island Wind Farm in Rhode Island, and has the largest U.S. offshore wind energy portfolio.

Notification of managers’ transactions

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Thursday, May 5, 2022 - 8:03am

The rsted vision is a world that runs entirely on green energy.

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  • The rsted vision is a world that runs entirely on green energy.
  • rsted develops, constructs, and operates offshore and onshore wind farms, solar farms, energy storage facilities, renewable hydrogen and green fuels facilities, and bioenergy plants.
  • rsted is the only energy company in the world with a science-based net-zero emissions target as validated by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi).
  • In 2021, the group's revenue was DKK 77.7 billion (EUR 10.4 billion).

BMO and EDC Announce Collaboration to Introduce Sustainable Finance Solutions for Canadian Businesses

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Monday, May 2, 2022 - 2:25pm

The offering with EDC represents one of the innovative strategies that will help us meet these important goals."

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  • The offering with EDC represents one of the innovative strategies that will help us meet these important goals."
  • "Working with Canada's financial institutions like BMO, we can support Canadian businesses' access to the financing they need to be a part of this important transition in Canada and globally.
  • EDC believes that sustainable practices are key the success of Canadian companies and to Canada's international competitiveness and prosperity.
  • Export Development Canada (EDC) is a financial Crown corporation dedicated to helping Canadian companies of all sizes succeed on the world stage.

Notification of managers' transactions

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Friday, April 29, 2022 - 8:02am

The rsted vision is a world that runs entirely on green energy.

Key Points: 
  • The rsted vision is a world that runs entirely on green energy.
  • rsted develops, constructs, and operates offshore and onshore wind farms, solar farms, energy storage facilities, renewable hydrogen and green fuels facilities, and bioenergy plants.
  • rsted is the only energy company in the world with a science-based net-zero emissions target as validated by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi).
  • In 2021, the group's revenue was DKK 77.7 billion (EUR 10.4 billion).

New EcoStruxure™ Building Solutions From Schneider Electric Answer Today’s Imperative to Deliver Net-Zero Carbon Buildings

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Tuesday, April 26, 2022 - 2:53pm

EcoStruxure Building Operation 2022, a uniquely open and integrated smart building management system, and the SpaceLogic Insight-Sensor, a six-in-one room sensor with anonymous real-time people counting, will be gamechangers in the journey to net-zero carbon buildings.

Key Points: 
  • EcoStruxure Building Operation 2022, a uniquely open and integrated smart building management system, and the SpaceLogic Insight-Sensor, a six-in-one room sensor with anonymous real-time people counting, will be gamechangers in the journey to net-zero carbon buildings.
  • With these additions, Schneider Electric continues to enable customers to achieve up to 40% energy savings1 with EcoStruxure Building solutions.
  • Schneider Electric is proud to be a part of the evolution of building technology at such a pivotal time for the industry.
  • The direct integration with EcoStruxure Building Operation enables fast response time with no additional design, configuration or commissioning costs.

Schneider Electric Puts Sustainability Goals in Reach by Simplifying the Management of Building Energy Systems with EcoStruxure™ Energy Hub

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Tuesday, April 26, 2022 - 2:23pm

With EcoStruxure Energy Hub, commercial, industrial, and institutional building owners and operators can easily comply with emerging energy codes and standards, more effectively managing essential energy systems and ensuring theyre on track to meet larger sustainability goals.

Key Points: 
  • With EcoStruxure Energy Hub, commercial, industrial, and institutional building owners and operators can easily comply with emerging energy codes and standards, more effectively managing essential energy systems and ensuring theyre on track to meet larger sustainability goals.
  • Through its proven and documented compliance with energy codes, EcoStruxure Energy Hub allows service providers to seamlessly overcome the ever-changing complexities of meeting local energy codes to satisfy customer requirements.
  • EcoStruxure Energy Hub is designed with simplicity in mind, from purchasing through installation, deployment, configuration, and use.
  • EcoStruxure Energy Hub provides energy analysis and benchmarking features to identify the factors contributing to energy usage, analyzing energy usage patterns, and implementing energy conservation measures.

BMO Celebrates Earth Day with Trees from Trades

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Friday, April 22, 2022 - 4:28pm

"As part of our Purpose to Boldly Grow the Good in business and life, we are committed to a more sustainable future," said Levent Kahraman, Co-Head Global Markets, BMO Capital Markets. "The Trees from Trades program, now in its second year, rallies BMO Capital Markets around a common goal -- funding a greener world through tree planting."

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  • TORONTO, April 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -BMO Financial Group (TSX:BMO) (NYSE:BMO)is celebrating Earth Day with the second annual Capital Markets "Trees from Trades" day.
  • Trees from Trades day is an innovative approach to fundraising, similar to BMO's annual Equity through Education day, which raises funds through a percentage of institutional equity commissions on one day each autumn.
  • Today, BMO Capital Markets will donate a portion of Global Markets revenue from trades to fund the planting of thousands of trees for Earth Day.
  • "The Trees from Trades program, now in its second year, rallies BMO Capital Markets around a common goal -- funding a greener world through tree planting."

Credit Card Points with Impact: BMO Celebrates Earth Day with New Launch for Cardholders

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Friday, April 22, 2022 - 4:18pm

In addition to BMO's own bold actions to grow the good, we are proud to invite customers to join us and to make action as easy as redeeming their card points.

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  • In addition to BMO's own bold actions to grow the good, we are proud to invite customers to join us and to make action as easy as redeeming their card points.
  • To donate points, cardholders simply sign into BMO Digital Banking on mobile devices or online at bmoharris.com, then go to the appropriate credit card account and select View and Redeem.
  • BMO Harris Bank's commercial banking team provides a combination of sector expertise, local knowledge, and mid-market focus throughout the United States.
  • BMO Harris Bank is part of BMO Financial Group, a highly diversified financial services provider with total assets of CDN$988 billion as of Oct. 31, 2021.

Venus Williams to headline 2022 Elevate Festival with more speakers to come

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Friday, April 22, 2022 - 12:21pm

- Elevate Festival returns to Toronto September 20 - 22, 2022 for a three-day technology and arts festival.

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  • - Elevate Festival returns to Toronto September 20 - 22, 2022 for a three-day technology and arts festival.
  • At this year's Elevate Festival, we'll finally honour the progress we've achieved while celebrating where the industry is headed.
  • "We are proud to be hosting Elevate Festival here in Toronto once again," said Mayor John Tory.
  • This year's Festival will also see collaboration with Betakit, Corporate Knights, and TechTO as Programming partners across a number of festival stages.