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2010-12-02 09:33:00

>From Green Fishing Tackle to Eco-Friendly Weddings: Tips for Giving Gifts From Businesses That Support People and the Planet WASHINGTON, Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Want to do something for your friends and family this holiday season that does more than just contribute to mindless consumerism? Where can you turn online for great last-minute gifts that are both green and affordable? The new 2010 "Holiday Green Gift Guide" (http://www.greenamerica.org/guides/holidaygifts/)...

2010-11-09 06:00:00

HARBIN, China, Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Green Material Technologies, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CAGM), a Chinese leader in developing and manufacturing starch-based biodegradable and disposable food containers, tableware and packaging materials, announced today that the Company will be presenting at the Brean Murray, Carret & Co. 2010 China Growth Conference on November 17th and 18th and the Maxim Group Growth Conference November 18th, both in New York....

2010-09-13 08:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Opportunity Green (OG), the preeminent sustainability forum facilitating exchange of ideas and new business models, announced today its fourth annual conference, September 22nd through 24th at Los Angeles Center Studios. With support from Presenting Sponsor BMW Group and Gensler, OG 2010 will feature addresses from Eric Garcetti, President of the Los Angeles City Council; Rick Ridgeway, VP of Environmental Programs & Communication, Patagonia;...

2009-12-01 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The Global Green News Portal, www.ecoseed.org, today officially launched its Chinese Mandarin language version at www.ecoseed.org.cn. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090518/NY17098LOGO ) "We noticed strong interest from readers all over China in our English language green news site which was launched with great success back in May 2009. We have therefore decided to implement and dedicate exclusive resources focused on the Chinese language...

2009-10-15 03:21:00

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Frost & Sullivan executive symposium titled the Global Green Revolution 2009: Driving Growth through Sustainable Technology & Innovation was launched today in Kuala Lumpur. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081117/FSLOGO) Co-located with Growth, Innovation and Leadership Congress (GIL 2009: Asia Pacific), the inaugural congress featured some prominent thought-leaders like Sudeep Mohandas, senior director of supporter...

2009-10-01 13:12:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- A number of leading environmental companies, associations, and organizations today announced their official support for Dot Eco LLC's application for the .eco top level domain. Dot Eco LLC is an organization dedicated to promoting the acceptance and implementation of the .eco top level domain, and is backed by leading ecological and philanthropic groups, environmentally conscious high-profile individuals, and leading scientific voices. "We...

2009-09-25 09:33:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Green Ideas Green Actions (GIGA) launches China's first online system to identify and evaluate green building materials today at the Clinton Global Initiative. By visiting www.gigafoundation.org, architects and builders in China will be able to upload, review and find the best green materials in China. "China should be the most fertile ground for innovations in green buildings: it has the highest number of construction sites, building material...

2009-09-01 16:40:00

With good directions, anyone can find the right path. That's what George Mason University Professor Nicole Darnall is hoping with her new report that gives clear guidelines on how the government can help businesses "go green" and how being green will even help companies financially in the long-run.According to Darnall, companies don't green their production processes because there are unclear and mixed messages about how doing so will benefit them and their bottom line."Many companies want to...

2009-08-11 12:32:00

LAS VEGAS, Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Sky, a 300-seat Philippines based call center, is pleased to announce its initiative to plant 1 tree for every call center seat filled over the next year. Partnering with Eco-Libris, a green business that works to balance out the paper used for books by planting trees, Global Sky is expecting to plant more than 1,000 trees by the end of 2010. The initiative with Eco-Libris is a continuation of Global Sky's green initiative which features a 10%...

2009-07-16 11:52:23

Dodging tax laws costs African countries five times what they are given in aid in the course of a year, a group of seven economic watchdogs said Thursday. A study released by a collection of non-government groups called Counter Balance said loans supporting projects in Africa often go to companies that set up subsidiaries in Mauritius, an island nation off the coast of East Africa. The companies then do business in countries that have tax agreements with Mauritius, the EUobserver reported...


Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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