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2013-11-20 08:21:26

GreenBuild Booth Built from Products Meeting Leading Environmental and Sustainability Standards PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SCS Global Services (SCS), a leading third-party certification body for the green building industry, showcased certified products from a dozen innovative green building industry companies as the building blocks of its booth at the Greenbuild 2013 Conference and Expo this week. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120827/MM63583LOGO) "We literally...

2013-06-20 16:22:08

Ship made with local, responsibly harvested wood to set sail in San Francisco Bay and beyond SAUSALITO, Calif., June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A $5 million historic sailing brigantine currently under construction in Sausalito has officially entered the process of earning Forest Stewardship Council (FSC®) project certification to demonstrate that it will be constructed from timber produced with responsible forestry practices. The nonprofit group behind the project, Educational Tall...

2013-02-26 16:21:37

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Piedmont Biofuels of Pittsboro, North Carolina has been certified under the internationally recognized Roundtable on Sustainable Biofuels (RSB) Program following a third-party assessment conducted by SCS Global Services (SCS). Piedmont Biofuels collects used cooking oil from restaurants in the Research Triangle Park area and uses it to produce biodiesel that it sells locally through seven filling stations. (Logo:...

2012-12-20 20:21:36

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Dec. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Among the 70 million poinsettias Americans will purchase this year, a growing number are certified as Sustainably Grown. The Veriflora certification program, established by SCS Global Services (SCS) to stimulate and verify sustainable growing practices among plant and flower growers, recently surpassed the one billionth certified plant milestone, among which are poinsettias grown and sold by several North American farms, nurseries and...

2012-11-13 08:24:55

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Nov. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Bay Area-based SCS Global Services (SCS), a veteran third-party certifier of environmental and sustainability performance, is showcasing a wide range of certified green building products in its booth at the U.S. Green Building Council Greenbuild 2012 conference in San Francisco. SCS will also lead conference attendees on an insider's tour of a certified forest in nearby Santa Cruz County later this week. (Logo:...

2012-10-24 15:25:31

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Oct. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SCS Global Services (SCS) is announcing its groundbreaking Certified Antioxidant Superfoods Program (www.scsglobalservices.com/antioxidants) for fresh food at the PMA Fresh Summit 2012 conference this week. At an educational session for attendees on Sunday, October 28th, SCS will describe the important antioxidant subclasses linked to significant health benefits, and explain how communicating certification of exceptional antioxidant...

2011-08-29 07:00:00

"The Tea Spot stands as a leader in the movement for a better way to do business," says B Corp cofounder Jay Coen Gilbert. As a leader in innovative tea infusers and loose leaf tea, The Tea Spot is committed to including people, profits, and the planet in their decision making processes - adhering to a triple bottom line. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) August 29, 2011 The Tea Spot is proud to announce their designation as a Certified B CorporationTM. Certified B Corps (where B stands for...