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2011-09-20 11:00:00

BROOMFIELD, Colo., Sept. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ball Corporation (NYSE: BLL) has exceeded its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction goal set in 2004 as part of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Climate Leaders program, the company announced today. Ball had committed to reduce its direct and indirect GHG emissions globally by 16 percent by 2012, using 2002 as the baseline year. By aggressively managing energy efficiency programs throughout the company's operations, Ball...

2011-09-20 11:07:00

DALLAS, Sept. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dean Foods (NYSE: DF) announced today that it was commended by the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) for the company's disclosure of climate change information. This is the fourth year Dean Foods has reported information to the CDP and the third consecutive year the company has been featured in the CDP's Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index. Dean Foods is one of only nine Consumer Staples companies included in the CDP's annual leadership index. The CDP...

2011-09-20 08:55:00

NEW ORLEANS, Sept. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Carbon Disclosure Project has named Entergy Corporation (NYSE: ETR) to the Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index for the company's approach to disclosure of climate change information. It marks the seventh time in eight years Entergy has been included on the CDLI for its carbon disclosure practices. "We strongly believe people want to do the right thing. The first step is getting to the truth. Quantifying and disclosing greenhouse gas...

2011-09-20 08:48:00

DALLAS, Sept. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Comerica Bank has been commended by the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), which represents 551 institutional investors with $71 trillion in assets under management, for its approach to the disclosure of climate change information. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20010807/CMALOGO) For the fourth consecutive year, Comerica is featured in CDP's "Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index." This index, a key component of CDP's annual S&P 500...

2011-09-20 07:10:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BT is one of eight business and government organizations highlighted in this year's Climate Week NYC, the annual global forum which aims to mobilize an international public-private response to climate change and to stimulate transformational action on the low carbon economy by helping bring about the "Clean Revolution" - the massive upscale of smart technologies, design and new business practices to tackle climate change. In a case study authored by...

2011-09-19 20:46:52

To cost-effectively protect the climate, not only an emissions trading scheme but also financial support for new technologies is needed. Economising on targeted funding, for example for renewable energies, makes climate protection more expensive — as scientists of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) now calculated for the first time, using a complex computer simulation that spans the entire 21st century. Without funding, energy technologies with high cost reduction...

2011-09-15 11:00:00

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Sept. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD), a leading global supplier of gases, materials, technology and equipment solutions, is one of 23 companies worldwide and one of four U.S.-based firms to be named to the Carbon Disclosure Project's (CDP) Global Disclosure and Performance Leadership Indexes for 2011. Representing 551 institutional investors with $71 trillion in assets under management, the CDP holds the largest database of corporate climate change...

2011-09-15 08:51:00

VALLEJO, Calif., Sept. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PotsandPans.com®, the successful e-commerce site of Meyer Corporation, U.S. -- the largest cookware company in the U.S. -- announces its unique participation in an ambitious carbon neutral campaign initiated by UPS®, the global package delivery and logistics company. Beginning on August 18th, the on-line cookware store and culinary resource center will help to mitigate the climate impact of air and ground...

2011-09-14 09:30:00

TORONTO and CHICAGO, Sept. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second year in a row, BMO Financial Group has been named to the Global 500 Carbon Performance Leadership Index (CPLI) by the Carbon Disclosure Project, which represents 551 institutional investors with $71 trillion in assets. BMO - the only Canadian-headquartered company named to the Index - has been recognized for the actions it is taking to reduce global emissions and mitigate the risks of climate change. BMO is one of just...

2011-09-14 09:35:00

CHICAGO, Sept. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For the third consecutive year, the Carbon Disclosure Project recognized Boeing (NYSE: BA) as one of the world's leading companies in reporting climate-change risks and taking actions to improve environmental performance. The Carbon Disclosure Project, an investor-funded nonprofit organization that produces the most comprehensive survey of global corporate carbon emissions, listed The Boeing Company in its 2011 Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index....