Dow scrubs up marine plastic

January 23, 2018 by  
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Dow is known for bringing chemical solutions to the market. But it also has a long history of partnering with conservation organizations to find solutions to marine plastic debris.”We’re partnering with Ocean Conservancy to develop scientific information that helps us discover where marine debris can come from and how we keep them out of the ocean,” said Jeff Wooster, sustainability director at Dow Packaging and Specialty Plastics, about their 30-year relationship. 

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How Microsoft computes the business case for water stewardship

January 22, 2018 by  
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Microsoft is at the beginning of a journey towards better water management, responding to increasing global water stress due to climate change, population increases and economic development. “How do we bring better orchestration and a more formalized approach to water stewardship for Microsoft data centers, manufacturing sites and real estate offices around the world?” said Josh Henretig, senior director of sustainability at Microsoft. 

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Microsoft aims AI at Earth’s sustainability sphere

January 4, 2018 by  
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Artificial intelligence (AI) is helping us drive and navigate the streets better and identify faces on social media better, but “there’s not a galvanizing force to direct those same technologies at critical sustainability problems,” said Josh Henretig, senior director of environmental sustainability at Microsoft. 

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General Motors wins cost savings with wind power

December 15, 2017 by  
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Car manufacturer General Motors (GM) is gone with the wind for all of its cost-saving benefits. “It provides economic certainty to electricity forecasts,” said Rob Threlkeld, GM’s manager of global renewable energy strategy, as well as savings over the years. Threlkeld discusses the path to fulfilling GM’s RE100 commitment to become 100 percent powered by renewable energy, including two deals to source wind power from Ohio and Illinois, respectively. 

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Elizabeth Fretheim, Walmart

October 21, 2017 by  
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Carol Sanford, Regenerative Business Summit

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Marilyn Waite, Village Capital

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Richard Kidd, US Army

October 18, 2017 by  
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David Hochschild, California Energy Commission

October 18, 2017 by  
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Rob Threlkeld, GM

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