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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:...

2010-11-04 08:00:00

REDMOND, Wash., Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Businesses that choose to run business applications in the cloud can help reduce energy consumption and carbon emissions by a net 30 percent or more versus running those same applications on their own infrastructure. These findings, from a study commissioned by Microsoft Corp. and conducted by Accenture and WSP Environment & Energy, demonstrate cloud computing's potential to operate business applications more efficiently. (Logo:...

2010-11-03 00:00:37

WREA successfully argues that it is not solely about carbon, but comprehensively about energy also, and the methods to do this management efficiently and economically. Combining the best features of various platforms, instituting interoperability and robustness are the keys. For example, by being able to capture data on social networks, EMSPRO offers instant access to hundreds of millions of users and their data. This is very useful in capturing Scope 3 carbon data. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB)...

2010-10-26 15:15:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Trucking Associations (ATA) appreciates the Obama Administration's commitment in developing first-ever national fuel efficiency and greenhouse gas emission standards for heavy- and medium-duty trucks. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100129/ATALOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100129/ATALOGO) "Through ATA's ongoing dialogue with both the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Department of...

2010-10-12 13:48:11

Green technologies key for IT industry profitability in 2020 Unless the IT industry adopts new energy-efficient technologies in the coming decade, it runs a serious risk of being unable to contribute to growing the global economy if limits are placed on carbon emissions. The findings come from an 18-month investigation by scholars at the Institute for Sustainable and Applied Infodynamics (ISAID) in Singapore and Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy in Houston. "In the face of...

2010-10-06 15:05:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- SunPower Corp. (Nasdaq: SPWRA, SPWRB) today announced that it has submitted its first response to the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), an organization that works with shareholders and businesses to disclose the greenhouse gas emissions of major corporations. SunPower's CDP response is one of the first from a solar power company. For the year 2009, SunPower's global operations generated greenhouse gas emissions totaling 328 metric tons of CO2...

2010-09-21 11:01:00

Zerofootprint Challenge Competition Introduced to Measure, Compare and Change Global Environmental Impact...One School at a Time NEW YORK, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Zerofootprint, a leading organization in the global fight against climate change, announced today at the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Annual Meeting, the launch of the Zerofootprint Challenge, a Zerofootprint Foundation global initiative encouraging schools around the world to measure, compare and change their...

2010-09-20 09:00:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- At the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) event that opened 2010 NYC Climate Week, PwC LLP announced that it met its 20 percent carbon reduction goal in FY09, two years ahead of schedule. PwC is the global advisor and global report writer to the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100917/NY66894LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100917/NY66894LOGO) Through a two-fold strategy, consisting of solutions...

2010-09-13 11:34:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Ernst & Young today announced a 15% reduction, or 33,200 metric tons of CO2, in the overall carbon footprint of its member firms in the Americas from the 2008 to 2009 fiscal year. It also reported a 12% reduction in intensity, or carbon footprint per person, for the 41,487 employees in the Americas. The total carbon footprint for the Ernst & Young Americas firms in fiscal year 2009 was 187,610 metric tons of CO2 with Scope 2 emissions, related...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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