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2011-11-02 12:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ongoing efforts by Cargill to improve energy efficiency and expand its use of renewable energy sources enabled the company to exceed the Chicago Climate Exchange's® (CCX) required 6 percent annual greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction target. CCX established annual compliance milestones for absolute GHG reductions from baseline at its large emitting facilities. For calendar year 2010 - the final year of CCX's operation - Cargill...

2011-04-18 07:30:00

STAMFORD, Conn., April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Some companies like to give you a free toaster when you become a customer. MXenergy has a different idea. This year, during "Earth Week," the independent energy provider will give all new customers free carbon offsets for one year. "Since our inception, we have had a true commitment to the environment and the issue of sustainability," says Jeffrey Mayer, MXenergy President and CEO. "Earth Day is the perfect time to share that commitment...

2010-11-16 08:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Cargill has exceeded the Chicago Climate Exchange's® (CCX) required 5-percent greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) reduction target for calendar year 2009 (the latest reporting year for which the data has been verified). Cargill reduced its GHG emissions at its U.S. facilities by 12 percent. During calendar year 2008, Cargill achieved a 7.8 percent reduction. Cargill has now met every annual CCX reduction milestone since 2003....

2010-11-03 06:30:00

CHICAGO, Nov. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Volatility Exchange (VolX(®)), originator of VolContracts(TM) -- the world's first listed instruments on realized volatility -- announced at the annual Futures and Options Expo today that Richard L. Sandor, Ph.D., has joined the company's Board of Directors. Sandor, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Environmental Financial Products and founder of the Chicago Climate Exchange, is widely credited as the principal architect...

2010-07-29 10:00:00

BEIJING, July 29 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- On 19 June the meeting of APEC's Energy ministers ended in the Japanese city of Fukui with a declaration giving directions to improve energy efficiency, advance energy security and increase the clean energy supply in the APEC region. Among the new initiatives prescribed by the Energy Ministers is the "Low Carbon Model City" project, aimed at developing the best practices to achieve low-emissions urban communities. The first to be selected...

2010-07-08 07:45:00

ATLANTA, July 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IntercontinentalExchange (NYSE: ICE), a leading operator of regulated global derivatives exchanges and over-the-counter (OTC) markets, announced the completion of its acquisition of Climate Exchange plc (Climate Exchange), a leading operator of global emissions markets. The acquisition was completed today, July 8, 2010. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090727/CL51999LOGO ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090727/CL51999LOGO...

2010-04-30 01:11:00

ATLANTA and LONDON, April 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IntercontinentalExchange (NYSE: ICE), a leading operator of regulated global futures exchanges, clearing houses and over-the-counter (OTC) markets, today announced that it has agreed on terms to acquire Climate Exchange plc (Climate Exchange or CLE), a leader in the development of traded emissions markets. Climate Exchange operates the European Climate Exchange (ECX), the Chicago Climate Exchange (CCX) and the Chicago Climate Futures...

2009-02-26 10:00:00

EAST GREENVILLE, Pa., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- --Knoll (NYSE: KNL) today announced that it has reached its 2010 goal of an additional 2% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions over its Phase 1 results as part of its program with the Chicago Climate Exchange (CCX). In Phase 1 of the CCX program, initiated in 2006, Knoll achieved an 8.8% reduction in carbon dioxide emissions over the 1998-2001 baseline. Knoll, an active member of CCX, has used its CCX partnership to guide its climate...

2008-12-03 15:31:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American National Standards Institute (ANSI), coordinator of the U.S. standards and conformity assessment system, announced today that seven organizations have been accredited under a new program that facilitates the inventory and reduction of greenhouse gases (GHG) from the environment. These validation and/or verification bodies (VVBs) are the first to be recognized under the ANSI pilot accreditation program that was launched in February...

2008-12-03 09:06:00

TICKER SYMBOL UFS (NYSE, TSX) MONTREAL, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Domtar Corporation (NYSE/TSX: UFS) announced today that it has joined the Chicago Climate Exchange(R) (CCX), demonstrating its ongoing commitment to environmentally friendly and sustainable practices. CCX is North America's only active voluntary, legally-binding cap-and-trade system aimed at the registry and reduction of greenhouse gas emissions, with offset projects worldwide. Domtar has made a voluntary,...