World’s largest baker commits to 100% renewables

first_img FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailPrint分享CNBC:Grupo Bimbo, the world’s biggest baking company, has committed to using 100 percent renewable electricity by the year 2025.Headquartered in Mexico City, Mexico, Grupo Bimbo has also joined the RE100, a global initiative made up of some of the world’s biggest companies, all committed to using 100 percent renewable electricity.The RE100 is led by international non-profit The Climate Group in partnership with the CDP, previously known as the Carbon Disclosure Project. Other members of the RE100 include Facebook, Goldman Sachs, the Carlsberg Group and eBay.In a statement Tuesday, the Climate Group said that because of its renewable electricity use, Grupo Bimbo would save 440,000 tons of carbon dioxide emissions per year by 2019. In Mexico, 70 percent of electricity used by the firm comes from wind energy, while it also uses rooftop solar power to provide it with clean energy.Daniel Servitje, the president and CEO of Grupo Bimbo, said that his company’s commitment represented “a major step towards our purpose of building a sustainable, highly productive, and deeply humane company.”Other new members of the RE100 announced Tuesday include Decathlon, Lyft and Mahindra Holidays and Resorts India.More: World’s biggest baking company goes green World’s largest baker commits to 100% renewableslast_img read more

Christine Cain

first_imgChristine Cain, 49 of Milan passed away at her home Saturday December 29, 2018.  Christine was born Wednesday March 19, 1969 the daughter of William “Bert” and Velma (Auel) Caudill.  She married David Lee Cain May18, 2007 and he preceded her in death October 20, 2017.  Christine was a CNA and enjoyed riding Harleys, playing bingo, fishing, camping, and being with her friends and family.Christine is survived by daughter, Anna Browning of Milan, sisters Charlotte Mollaun and Cynthia Uribe both of Milan, several nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her parents, husband,1 brother and1 sister.A celebration of her life will be held at 12 noon on Thursday January 3, 2019 at Laws-Carr-Moore Funeral Home in Milan with Pastor Tom Holt officiating.  Burial will follow in New Craven Cemetery at Milan.  Visitation will be 10-12 noon Thursday also at the funeral home. Memorials may be given to the Family.  Laws-Carr-Moore Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements, 707 S. Main St., PO box 243, Milan, Indiana 47031, (812)654-2141.  You may go to www.lawscarrmoore.com to leave an online message for the family.last_img read more