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2010-12-20 16:09:15

Maritime transport causes about 4% of global man-made CO2 emissions which makes its carbon footprint approximately as high as Germany's. There is no regulation of international maritime transport emissions yet, but this is currently under discussion in the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). In respect of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, shipping is the most environmentally-friendly mode of transport. However, if...

2010-12-20 05:18:00

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka, Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Eswaran Brothers Exports announced that it has achieved CarbonNeutral company certification, a major milestone in the sixty-seven year history of the family-owned tea company. The Vice Chairman of Eswaran Brothers and a third generation tea taster, Mr. Subramaniam Eassuwaren, stated, "As part of a family that has been devoted to tea, this is an important landmark for us. It's among the initial steps we have taken in our drive to become a...

2010-12-10 00:00:37

Premier commercial landscaping company reduces operational costs and carbon footprint, winning new business with its sustainability initiatives while increasing productivity. Roswell, GA (PRWEB) December 8, 2010 Atlanta-based Discrete Wireless, Inc., (http://www.discretewireless.com), the value leader in GPS vehicle management and fleet tracking solutions, today announced its client, Landscape Concepts Management, Inc., recovered $400,000 worth of stolen vehicles and equipment with the...

2010-12-07 08:30:00

SANTA ANA, Calif., Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- SaviCorp (Pink Sheets: SVMI) -- Though the United States has not signed global Cap and Trade agreements through the Kyoto Accord, nor passed legislation here at home, national business and corporate fleet leaders have been addressing the EPA's warnings and scheduled reduction targets for green house gas emissions (GHG). On a voluntary basis, business, corporate and municipal fleets nation-wide are addressing and positively impacting emissions...

2010-12-07 00:00:45

Access, the mid-market consulting, software and solutions provider, is today backing new Defra-commissioned research, which will help the Government decide whether to make carbon emissions reporting mandatory. Colchester, UK (PRWeb UK) December 6, 2010 Access, the mid-market consulting, software and solutions provider, is today backing new Defra-commissioned research, which will help the Government decide whether to make carbon emissions reporting mandatory. Access Customer Services...

2010-12-05 00:13:49

Program Will Produce Ultra-Clean Burning Firelogs While Saving 200,000+ Trees, Diverting 16+ Million Pounds of Landfill Waste, and Reducing Carbon Footprint Oroville, CA (PRWEB) December 3, 2010 In the wake of President Obama's America Recycles Day proclamation, CleanFlame announced today the formal launch of its CleanCycleâ“ž¢ Partner Program. SUPERVALU, whose subsidiary chains include Albertsons, Farm Fresh, Jewel-Osco, Lucky, and Shoppers', is a flagship...

2010-12-01 01:46:00

PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- CityRyde, the leading bike-sharing innovator in the United States, announced today that it has submitted the methodology behind its revolutionary new Inspire software to the Voluntary Carbon Standard (VCS) Program for approval. Inspire is designed to offer additional revenue streams to bicycle-sharing programs through the use of carbon offset credits and holds the distinction of being the first methodology explicitly designed for sustainable...

2010-11-29 17:08:00

Web host purchases 10,260 MWh of Green-e certified green power for all its operations OVERLAND PARK, KS, Nov. 29 /PRNewswire/ - Codero, a leading provider of dedicated and managed hosting services, is renewing its commitment to renewable energy by purchasing green power for 100% of its operations including a data center in Phoenix, AZ and its headquarters located in Overland Park, KS. The company began to purchase green power in November of 2009 from Eco Electrons Renewable Energy....

2010-11-15 10:21:00

ARMONK, N.Y., Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- McKesson Corporation and IBM (NYSE: IBM) are teaming on an initiative aimed at reducing carbon dioxide emissions and trimming drug distribution costs. Working with IBM researchers and business consultants, North America's largest distributor of prescription drugs is bringing a new level of intelligence to the pharmaceutical supply chain as well as its own business operations. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101115/NY01477-a)...

2010-11-15 05:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Esurance, the direct-to-consumer personal auto insurance company, recently announced the purchase of offsets from the new Laurelbrook Farm Compost Project, a project which is estimated to prevent more than 15,000 tons of greenhouse gas pollution over the next ten years - an amount equivalent to the CO2 emissions from 31,646 barrels of oil consumed.(1) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090826/ESURANCELOGO) (Logo:...


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