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2014-08-08 08:20:46

NORFOLK, Va., Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern (NYSE: NSC) has reported its carbon performance and strategic efforts in the past year to lower the railroad's greenhouse gas emissions, driving improved operating efficiencies and customer service. The company's seventh annual public disclosure to CDP, formerly known as the Carbon Disclosure Project, describes investments in technologies and network improvements reducing the railroad's carbon footprint while expanding freight...

2014-07-30 12:21:21

-- Company's 2013 "Committed to More" Sustainability Report Highlights Energy, Efficiency and Humanitarian Achievements -- More Commitment to Transparency by Becoming One of First U.S. Companies to Adopt New Comprehensive Level of Sustainability Reporting -- More Reductions as absolute carbon emissions decrease 1.5% -- More Lower-Emission Vehicles Hitting the Road as fleet logged 55 million miles and avoided the use of 5.8 million gallons of...

2014-07-22 12:21:11

Airline offers customized emissions reporting program and carbon offset options for large-scale corporate shippers CHICAGO, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines today announced the launch of CarbonChoice(SM), a new business tool for corporate cargo customers to easily track and offset the emissions associated with their air freight accounts. Cargo customers with large-scale, regular shipments on United can receive customized emissions reports with simple options to offset...

2014-07-08 08:22:10

BOYERTOWN, Pa., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ClimeCo celebrates its nomination of "Runner-Up, Best Global Wholesale Provider" of voluntary carbon offsets, as announced by Environmental Finance. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130510/MM11874LOGO "It is an honor to be recognized by our peers and clients," stated ClimeCo president William Flederbach. "As the only U.S. based provider nominated to this category, ClimeCo's position among its larger global market of peers is...

2014-06-16 12:20:54

ATLANTA, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) is partnering with the Carbon War Room, a nonprofit founded by Sir Richard Branson, in an effort to accelerate low-carbon jet fuel production worldwide. This is part of the global carrier's commitment to environmental accountability, transparency and carbon emission reduction. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090202/DELTALOGO Delta and Carbon War Room agree that the development of a secure, sustainable,...

2014-06-10 23:07:03

The Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) today unveiled an easy-to-use online tool to help people determine their carbon footprint and take steps to reduce their impact on the environment. The updated tool can help companies engage employees on sustainability. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 The Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) today unveiled an easy-to-use online tool to help people determine their carbon footprint and take steps to reduce their impact on...

2014-04-25 23:08:42

Firm Provides Green Power to More EPA Program Participants Than Any Other Supplier Boulder, CO (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 Renewable Choice Energy today announced that it provides green power to 279 EPA Green Power Partners, more than any other supplier. The company supplies upwards of 3.8 billion kilowatt hours (kWh) of green power in the form of renewable energy credits (RECs) to some of the top U.S. purchasers, per the recent Top 100 Green Power Partnership (GPP) listing released by the...

2014-04-11 04:20:07

HOUSTON, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GDF SUEZ Energy Resources NA and METRO have executed an electricity supply agreement that supports METRO's ongoing focus on environmental responsibility. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140211/MM63688LOGO METRO has a number of green initiatives, and the agreement with GDF SUEZ Energy Resources advances many of those efforts. For instance, the authority will offset 20 percent of its electricity consumption by purchasing Green-e Renewable...

2014-04-09 12:20:26

Aluminum Offers Smallest Total Carbon Footprint Among Competing Materials DETROIT, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The use of aluminum in new vehicles to boost fuel economy offers the smallest total carbon footprint among competing materials, according to a peer-reviewed Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) report presented today at the 2014 Society of Automotive Engineers World Congress. Researcher Sujit Das, a widely respected expert on product life cycle assessments for the United States...

2014-04-02 08:24:21

SheerWind's industry-changing INVELOX to be designed, manufactured, and commissioned at DUBAL. MINNEAPOLIS, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SheerWind, Inc., is pleased to announce a pilot project to be commissioned at Dubai Aluminium PJSC ("DUBAL"), which operates one of the world's largest aluminum smelting facilities and has a power generating capacity of nearly 2400 MW. SheerWind's relationship with DUBAL will begin with a 250 kW INVELOX wind power generation pilot project. DUBAL's interest...


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