Creating a better future
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Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) today announced that Merrillville, Ind.–based Northern Indiana Public Service Company’s (NIPSCO’s) new Green Power Program has been certified by Green-e Energy. NIPSCO joins the growing network of renewable energy providers that offer clean energy options certified by Green-e Energy, North…
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Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) today announced that Just Energy’s new renewable energy certificate (REC) product, "JustGreen RECs," is now certified by Green-e® Energy. Just Energy, one of North America’s largest green energy providers with $70M invested in green energy projects, joins the growing network of renewable energy providers that offer products certified by Green-e Energy, North America's leading certification and verification program for renewable energy.
"We are very…Continue
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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and LG Electronics USA (LG) have entered into an agreement to collaborate on a number of environmentally beneficial goals.
Under the agreement signed by EPA and LG (a 2012 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year), the company has pledged to participate in a broad array of EPA…
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Brazil proves it is possible: A country can be a laboratory for ideas about creating a future that protects, respects, and restores the environment, while meeting the needs of the prospering masses. The environmentally savvy population, business community, and policy leaders can lead by example as Brazil “leapfrogs” directly to technologies that make the most of precious natural resources.
The concept of leapfrogging is fitting here; it was popularized by Brazilian physicist and…
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As we celebrate America Recycles Day this week, it is a great time to develop some creative new ways to combat unnecessary waste and to reignite our interest in the three Rs we learned in grade school: reduce, reuse and recycle.
How much waste are we actually talking about? Try 4.4 pounds of trash a day for every American, on average. The Environmental Protection Agency figures that more than half of our national waste – and…Continue
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To build a foundation for sustainable growth, manufacturers must simultaneously ensure products are safe and compliant with complex, varied environmental regulations. Bringing together its cloud leadership and footprint with manufacturers worldwide, todaySAP AG (NYSE: SAP) announced two new cloud-based sustainability solutions to help customers more easily handle these challenges. First, …Continue
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Media Impact is delighted to have been accepted as a Member of the International Union for Conservation of Nature ("IUCN").
The decision was taken by the IUCN Council at its 79th meeting held in Jeju, South Korea on September 5, 2012 during the World Conservation Congress, the world’s largest and most important conservation event. More than 8,000 people from more than 170 countries are in Jeju to discuss, debate and vote on solutions to some of…Continue
Added by Jessi Copeland on September 12, 2012 at 12:30am — No Comments
General Mills' new customer service facility in Fort Wayne, Ind., has been awarded LEED Gold certification by the U.S. Green Building Council. The facility, which opened today, is the largest warehouse and distribution center project in North America to achieve LEED Gold certification and the third largest in the world. General Mills' customer service facility in Social Circle, Ga., which opened in 2010, is the second largest in the U.S. and the fourth largest in the world.
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Mary Kay Inc. has always been proud of its Texas roots and today announced a 5-year, $500,000 commitment as the lead corporate supporter for the Lost Pines Forest Recovery Campaign to ensure those roots remain firmly in the ground. The Arbor Day Foundation is leading the fundraising campaign to support the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and the Texas Forest Service’s efforts to plant more than 4 million trees on public and private land, helping to restore the damage caused by the most…Continue
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By Frank Venegas, CEO & Chairman, Ideal Group
I am proud to say that we – along with our many partners, including General Motors –officially unveiled our community urban garden, Cadillac Urban Gardens.
Our vision was to create a space to serve as a tribute to our neighboring Southwest Detroit community; we want to…Continue
Added by Jessi Copeland on August 9, 2012 at 12:18pm — No Comments
On the World Day to Combat Desertification, media around the world wrote about the importance of restoring lands and soils. Meanwhile delegates met at the Rio+20 global summit on sustainable development during a high level meeting on Securing Healthy Soils and Stopping Land Degradation.
Here are a few news highlights:
Live coverage of ‘Desertification Day’
(17 June, RTCC)
The #RioPavilion is hosting Desertification Day – focused on…Continue
Added by Jessi Copeland on July 9, 2012 at 1:01pm — No Comments
The following announcements were made today during the Rio 20 Corporate Sustainability Forum.
Sustainable Stock Exchange 2012 Dialogues
9:00 AM – 3:30 PM
Added by Jessi Copeland on June 22, 2012 at 12:56pm — No Comments
In order to mark World Environment Day (June 05), Accenture, a global management, consulting, technology and outsourcing company, has launched its annual Eco Challenge, a fun way to engage its employees and the general public in sustainable thinking and acting.
For 2012, the company created "Are You a Green Superhero?" a challenging game whereby players answer…
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One year after an innovative building retrofit project, the Empire State Building is ahead of plan and has exceeded its year one energy-efficiency guarantee by five percent, saving $2.4 million and establishing a commercial real estate model for reducing costs, maximizing return on investment, increasing real estate value, and protecting the environment.
“First and foremost, making the Empire State Building…Continue
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