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Joanna Schroeder

  • BioEnergyBytesDF1Solenis has been named one of “America’s Safest Companies” by EHS Today magazine, a foremost publication covering safety leadership, risk management, industrial hygiene, sustainability and corporate responsibility topics. Solenis was recognized for its excellence in creating a world-class safety culture following the principles and ethics of Responsible Care for environmental health, safety and security, which are essential elements in its business success.
  • Amyris has been recognized by the East Bay Chapter of the United Nations Association (UNA) with a Global Citizen Award during the UN’s 70th Anniversary celebration and the UNA’s 10th Annual Global Citizen Awards dinner held on October 25, 2015, at the University of California, Berkeley. Amyris received the award based on its contributions toward several aspects of the UN’s overall Millennium Development Goals, which are aligned toward reversing the global poverty, hunger and disease affecting billions of people.
  • Sustainable Energy Strategies, Inc. (SESI) has announced that Virginia and Maryland were selected as one of 20 projects in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Biofuel Infrastructure Partnership (BIP) to give $100 million in grants to install ethanol refueling infrastructure in 21 states. SESI was integral in developing the grant proposal and has worked closely with the states on ethanol infrastructure and education in the region. Maryland and Virginia will partner with private sector companies to add 41 or more ethanol refueling stations and nearly 200 additional pumps throughout the Mid-Atlantic region.
  • The Worldwatch Institute has launched the Caribbean Sustainable Energy Roadmap and Strategy (C-SERMS) Baseline Assessment and Report. Submitted to the Energy Unit of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), with input from all 15 member countries and support from the German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ) and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the report is a first-of-its-kind regional assessment of the existing energy situation in the Caribbean. It suggests ambitious targets for renewable energy, energy efficiency, and climate mitigation and outlines concrete steps for how they can be achieved.
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