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2010-10-11 10:00:00

RALEIGH, N.C. and CARY, N.C., Oct. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Transoft has been optimizing the cash supply chain for large banks around the world for 18 years and has each year increased the depth, complexity and modeling ability in the pursuit of more savings for clients. Now Transoft goes green as their OptiCash and OptiVault software applications suite gets new functionality to consider the sustainability impacts by transporting cash everywhere. "This is the first time in 18 years we at...

2010-10-07 07:30:00

COPPELL, Texas, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), one of the world's leading semiconductor manufacturers and a pioneer in corporate responsibility, announced the renaming of an endowed scholarship fund in honor of retired executive Robert L. Banks. The scholarship, originally in the name of STMicroelectronics, was established in 2007 to benefit students at Stephen F. Austin University's Arthur Temple College of Forestry and Agriculture. Robert (Bob) Banks, a 39-year...

2010-10-06 16:35:02

Tokyo, Oct 6, 2010 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) has announced the registration(1) of fifty Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) projects, a first for a Japanese Company. MC has developed its emissions reduction business from an early stage, using the market mechanism(2) to contribute to environmentally sustainable economic growth. MC has continued to develop CDM projects since registering its first CDM project in March 2006. As of Sep 24, 2010, MC has registered a total of...

2010-09-25 01:15:14

A radical new heating system where homes would be heated by district centres rather than in individual households could dramatically cut the UK's greenhouse gas emissions. In a series of reports to be presented at a major conference this week, scientists at The University of Manchester claim using sustainable wood and other biofuels could hold the key to lowering harmful greenhouse gases. Building district heating schemes which would provide heat and hot water for a neighbourhood or community...

2010-09-13 12:03:00

WGES CleanSteps(SM) Carbon Offsets now available to natural gas customers in the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia; effort includes creation of new Carbon Reduction Fund designed to help clean the Chesapeake Bay ANNAPOLIS, Md., Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, a first-of-its-kind partnership of corporations and environmentalists announced a new initiative designed to reduce greenhouse gases and improve air and water quality in the Chesapeake Bay region. Leading competitive...

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2010-08-22 09:55:00

A U.N. board that oversees a $2.7 billion market intended to cut heat-trapping gases has agreed to take steps that could lead to reining in what European and U.S. environmentalists call a gigantic scam. The executive board of the U.N.'s Clean Development Mechanism said that five chemical plants in China do not qualify for funding. The "CDM" credits have been widely used in the carbon trading markets of the European Union (EU), Japan and other nations that signed the 1997 Kyoto Protocol that...

2010-08-20 16:30:00

VANCOUVER, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Carbon Friendly Solutions Inc. (TSX Venture Exchange: CFQ) ("CFS" or the "Company") (http://www.carbonfriendly.com) announces that it proposes to extend the expiry date of its 2,072,500 outstanding common share purchase warrants issued as part of a private placement on August 29, 2008 (the "Warrants"); presently scheduled to expire on August 29, 2010; to August 29, 2012. The exercise price for the Warrants remains at $0.75 per common share. The...

2010-08-12 11:08:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As part of its continuing commitment to enhance the accreditation program for greenhouse gas (GHG) validation and/or verification bodies (V/VBs), the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the American Carbon Registry (ACR). Non-profit ACR, the first voluntary carbon offset program in the U.S. and now in its fifteenth year of operation, focuses on environmental integrity and...

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2010-07-20 09:15:00

Can light-colored rooftops and roads really curb carbon emissions and combat global climate change? The idea has been around for years, but now, a new study by researchers at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory that is the first to use a global model to study the question has found that implementing cool roofs and cool pavements in cities around the world can not only help cities stay cooler, they can also cool the world, with the potential of canceling the heating effect of up to two years...

2010-07-19 10:22:00

CHICAGO, July 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Global management consulting firm A.T. Kearney today announced it has achieved carbon neutrality across its worldwide operations, fulfilling its first-in-the-industry 2007 pledge to be carbon neutral in 2010. A.T. Kearney has 1,700 consultants in 54 offices in 37 countries. A.T. Kearney's approach to carbon neutrality is built on four planks that reach across its entire organization: defining and measuring a rigorous set of carbon indicators, empowering...


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