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2010-02-25 11:45:00

BENTONVILLE, Ark., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT) today announced a goal to eliminate 20 million metric tons of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from its global supply chain by the end of 2015. This represents one and a half times the company's estimated global carbon footprint growth over the next five years and is the equivalent of taking more than 3.8 million cars off the road for a year. "Energy efficiency and carbon reduction are central issues in...

2010-01-29 10:09:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, the SEC voted to encourage companies to disclose the effects of climate change on their businesses. In response, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) U.S. Sustainability and Climate Change Partner, Kathy Nieland, issued the following statement for the benefit of companies seeking to address this question: The growing movement around investors' need for more climate change related disclosure is at the core of this week's SEC announcement that it...

2010-01-28 02:00:00

LONDON, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- According to an Acclimatise report, backed by IBM (NYSE: IBM), over 80% of global mining companies surveyed claim their physical assets would be affected by extreme weather events, yet only 13% report taking action to protect their assets that are critical to business success, attracting financial investment and the safety of employees. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO) The report findings highlight the critical choices...

2009-11-03 07:00:00

ARMONK, N.Y., Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Over three quarters of the world's oil and gas companies surveyed believe inevitable climate change could impact their business: increasing downtime, system failures and safety; but only 19 percent are taking action, says a new Acclimatise report backed by IBM (NYSE: IBM). (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO) "The Oil and Gas industry is an important contributor to our society and economy, so if anything impacts the...

2009-10-23 08:00:00

ISLANDIA, N.Y., Oct. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CA, Inc. (Nasdaq: CA), today announced it has been accredited by the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) for the ability to meet the CDP's standards for calculating and reporting carbon with CA ecoGovernance, part of CA's ecoSoftware solution providing energy, carbon, and sustainability management software. This is a significant milestone, as the CDP maintains the world's largest database of primary corporate climate change data and has...

2009-10-20 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Dimension Data, a global IT solutions and services provider, today announced that it has been commended by the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), which represents 475 institutional investors with $55 trillion in assets under management, for its approach to climate change disclosure. For the second consecutive year, Dimension Data is featured among the highest-scoring companies in CDP's Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index (CDLI). This index highlights the...

2009-10-08 16:37:00

RICHMOND, BC, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Catalyst Paper (TSX:CTL) has been named a Climate Disclosure Leader in recognition of exceptional transparency relating to climate change. Catalyst has appeared on this ranking since 2007, based on the quantity and depth of information provided to the global Carbon Disclosure Project (CPD). It is one of two Canadian manufacturing companies and the only forest-products company to earn this recognition for 2009. Ninety-seven Canadian companies,...

2009-09-29 12:27:00

INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), the country's largest owner, developer and manager of high quality retail real estate, announced today its inclusion in the Carbon Disclosure Project's (CDP) "Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index." The results were announced by the CDP at an event last week in New York. This index highlights companies that have displayed the most professional approach to corporate governance with respect to climate...

2009-09-25 15:12:00

NORTHBROOK, Ill., Sept. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Allstate Insurance Company announced today it has been named to the Carbon Disclosure Project's (CDP) 2009 Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index, a list of the top companies demonstrating industry leading climate change disclosure practices. The index is a key component of CDP's annual "S&P 500 Report," with high scores indicating good internal data management and understanding of climate change related issues affecting the company....

2009-09-23 13:00:00

HOPKINTON, Mass., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- EMC Corporation (NYSE: EMC), the world leader in information infrastructure solutions, announced today it has been commended for its comprehensive reporting on its greenhouse gas emissions and climate change strategy. This is EMC's third consecutive year on the "Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index," created by the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), which represents 475 institutional investors with $55 trillion in assets under management. This index...


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toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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