DaVita to Use 100 Percent Renewable Energy

Company enters into virtual power purchase agreements.

NEWS PROVIDED BY DaVita Inc. 

Shared via Cision PR Newswire Apr 25, 2019, 08:02 ET

 

DENVERApril 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — By 2022, DaVita Inc. (NYSE: DVA) expects to use 100 percent renewable energy. The company has contracted with Longroad Energy on two virtual power purchase agreements (PPAs) facilitating the development of clean energy projects in Texas. Together, DaVita’s share of these projects will generate as much renewable energy as the amount of electricity used by the company’s North American operations.

 

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CCSR Class Talks D&I

The March 20 session of CCSR (spring 2019 cohort) focused on Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) as a key element of any Corporate Social Responsibility program. Companies often pursue CSR because their leaders recognize the potential for business to function in a way that serves all stakeholders well, not only shareholders. Businesses can start by committing to a diverse and inclusive work environment, to create an economy that enables all people to thrive, now and in the future.

Student prepared by taking at least one assessment offered by Project Implicit, a non-profit organization whose goal is to educate the public about hidden (implicit) biases.

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CCSR Cohort Welcomed Guest Speaker John Heckman to Class

Shared on Jan. 8, 2019 from the Certificate in Corporate Social Responsibility (CCSR) program offered by the Center for Ethics and Social Responsibility at the Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado Boulder in partnership with B:CIVIC

The CCSR spring 2019 cohort welcomed guest speaker John Heckman on January 30. John serves as Executive Director at Anthesis Group in Boulder, CO. He holds a Ph.D. in Restoration Ecology from Virginia Tech. John spoke about the environmental side of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). 

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