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2014-09-16 20:28:25

SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TE Connectivity Ltd. (NYSE: TEL), a world leader in connectivity, today announced that it has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index for the third consecutive year. The Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index is part of a family of indices offered jointly by S&P Dow Jones Indices and RobecoSAM, an investment specialist focused on sustainability investing. TE was assessed alongside nearly 1,000...

2014-09-16 16:24:56

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to continue providing tools and resources for students to better equip themselves in their pursuit of higher education, McDonald's partners with actress and singer, Arden Cho, to allow students to speak face-to-face with the inspiring guest at the upcoming McDonald's Education Workshop. The workshop will make three stops in Los Angeles: -- Saturday, September 20, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. at Choong Hyun Mission...

2014-09-15 23:02:18

Initial focus includes U.S. Air Force and Department of Energy San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Sirius Computer Solutions, Inc., a leading national IT solutions integrator, today announced a joint strategic software initiative with IBM that offers federal clients new software solutions to reduce their operational costs, improve security and operational efficiencies, and add insight in areas previously not well understood. Specifically, Sirius will be working with IBM to focus...

2014-09-15 16:22:42

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) has again achieved a leadership position among the top 10 percent of companies in its industry as a component of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI) 2014/2015, a gold standard benchmark for corporate sustainability performance. Air Products also is a component of the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index, which places it among the top 20 percent of companies in its industry in North...

2014-09-15 16:22:32

PEORIA, Ill., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) has been named to the 2014 Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI), recognizing Caterpillar as a sustainability leader in the Industrial Engineering sector. This marks the 13th year for Caterpillar to be included in the list since DJSI debuted in 1999. The annual DJSI process involves a thorough analysis of corporate economic, environmental and social performance factors, assessing issues such as innovation management,...

2014-09-12 23:01:54

“Companies like Verizon and AT&T are expanding into new business segments.” Says Technology Industry Analyst Jeff Kagan Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 Lowell McAdam, CEO of Verizon Communications said they would launch an Internet based television service in the first half of next year in a move which is intended to transform the traditional cable TV and satellite TV industry, says FoxBusiness, Sept 11. Industry analyst Jeff Kagan offers comment. “Verizon FiOS,...

2014-09-12 12:21:40

Dow Jones recognizes NJ energy company for its economic, environmental and social responsibility efforts NEWARK, N.J., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG) was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index for the seventh consecutive year. The Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) selects leading companies based on the quality of a company's strategy, management and its performance in dealing with opportunities and risks deriving from...

2014-09-12 04:20:32

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NFL money machine, brain control technology, solar, Apple Pay, spirits and vodka, green power, mobile video games; this week on MoneyTV with Donald Baillargeon. MoneyTV is the internationally syndicated television program all about money and what makes it happen, (http://www.moneytv.net), featuring informative interviews with company CEOs, providing insights into their operations and outlooks for their futures. Free information packages...

2014-09-11 23:09:16

GIA initiates research coverage on the global “Aluminum Die-Castings” market, as part of its ongoing multiple research projects on diverse industries. The soon to be released report identifies growing automobile production, increasing use of lightweight metal in automotive components & expanding applications in infrastructure development, as primary growth drivers in the market. San Jose, California (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – GIA is pleased to announce...

2014-09-11 16:23:07

CALGARY, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - For the third year in a row, Cenovus Energy Inc. (TSX: CVE) (NYSE: CVE) has been included in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index. The company has also been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index for the fifth consecutive year. The Dow Jones Sustainability Indices recognize companies around the world for leadership in corporate responsibility. "We work hard to integrate social and environmental considerations into...


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