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2014-06-23 08:23:08

CHICAGO and LONDON, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Richard Sandor, renowned financial innovator and entrepreneur, has just won the Energy Risk Lifetime Achievement Award. Sandor is one of 20 industry veterans to receive the honor, marking 20 years since the launch of Energy Risk magazine in 1994. The magazine selected individuals who have helped shape the evolution of the global commodity and energy markets. Mark Pengelly, Editor of Energy Risk, said: "With his pioneering work...

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...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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