ON Semiconductor Corporation announced that it has posted its 2020 Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) results specific to the semiconductor industry. n addition, the company confirmed that its sustainability programs are aligned with the recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD). The results reinforce ON Semiconductor’s dedication to the development of strategies and programs addressing global climate change.
A controversial bill to prohibit Arizona’s utility regulators from setting state energy policy appears dead after a Republican senator decided he cannot support it. Sen. Paul Boyer, R-Glendale, told the Arizona Capitol Times that he still has too many outstanding questions about SB1175, which would allow only the Legislature to set energy policy. The House and Senate just don’t have the same expertise as the Arizona Corporation Commission, Boyer said.
Arizona has faced unprecedented threats to its health and economy in recent months. And experts agree, things are only going to get worse — if we don’t act with bold, urgent action. Sustainability is key to Arizona’s success. Working collectively, we all have the power, the knowledge and the innovative thinking to ensure a better future. Let’s get started.
Arizona has demonstrated that there is a proven nexus between supporting the economy and addressing environmental challenges. Investments in large-scale renewable energy projects both put people to work in the short term and strengthen our economy in the long term, and they help bring us closer to meeting the clean and renewable energy goals shared by Arizona’s businesses, residents and utilities alike.
The Arizona Corporation Commission has voted to elect Republican Lea Márquez Peterson to serve as chair of the state body that sets rates and policies for utilities. Márquez Peterson can now influence the tone and direction of the regulatory body by running meetings and setting agendas as chairperson. The commission regulates electric, gas and water utilities in the state and oversees pipeline safety, railroad crossings and securities issues.
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