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2010-09-13 10:16:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Whole Foods Market (Nasdaq: WFMI) today launches the first in-store color-coded sustainability-rating program for wild-caught seafood and commits to phasing out all red-rated species by Earth Day 2013. Through partnerships with Blue Ocean Institute and Monterey Bay Aquarium, Whole Foods Market is the first national grocer to provide a comprehensive sustainability rating system for wild-caught seafood. To view the multimedia assets associated with...

2010-09-13 05:59:00

STOCKHOLM, September 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Landmark Development in the Green Design of Electronics In a major advancement for green technology, the TCO Certified eco-label for electronics, together with display industry leader NEC, today announced the NEC MultiSync(R) EA222Wme wide computer monitor as the first to receive the TCO Certified Edge award for groundbreaking achievements in environmental design. The award is presented in recognition of NEC's achievement in...

2010-09-08 08:00:00

NORTHBROOK, Ill., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- UL Environment, Inc. today announces Scot Case as the organization's new director of market development. Case joins UL Environment following ULC Standards' acquisition of TerraChoice, where Case managed the growth and expansion of EcoLogo(TM), Canada's premiere environmental standards development and certification program. As vice president and partner at TerraChoice, Case helped purchasers identify environmentally and socially responsible...

2010-09-01 20:43:38

The world's most established fisheries certifier is failing on its promises as rapidly as it gains prominence, according the world's leading fisheries experts from the University of British Columbia (UBC), Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California at San Diego and elsewhere. Established in 1997 by the World Wildlife Fund and Unilever, one of the world's largest fish retailers, the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) has been helping consumers eat fish "guilt-free" by...

2010-08-31 08:00:00

NORTHBROOK, Ill. and OTTAWA, Ontario, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- ULC Standards, an independent, not-for-profit standards development organization, today announced that it has acquired majority ownership of TerraChoice, a global leader in environmental certification and green marketing, and exclusive manager of the EcoLogo(TM) Program. TerraChoice joins UL Environment as part of the Underwriters Laboratories global network providing environmental services to companies around the world....

2010-07-27 12:54:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SmartWood, an organization accredited to offer independent, third-party certification of environmentally responsible forest-management practices, is inviting the public to submit comments in August during its review of Pennsylvania's 2.2 million-acre state forest system. The assessment will evaluate the ecological, economic and social performance of the Bureau of Forestry according to forest management guidelines established by the...

2010-07-27 10:00:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SmartWood, an organization accredited to offer independent, third-party certification of environmentally responsible forest-management practices, is inviting the public to submit comments in August during its review of Pennsylvania's 2.2 million-acre state forest system. The assessment will evaluate the ecological, economic and social performance of the Bureau of Forestry according to forest management guidelines established by the...

2010-06-22 02:58:00

STOCKHOLM, June 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Leads PC Makers for Portfolio Breadth of TCO Certified Edge Products With a growing portfolio of environmentally-responsible PCs, worldwide PC maker Lenovo is widely recognized as a leader in sustainable product design - without compromising user demands for performance and cutting edge features. As verification, Lenovo has chosen the TCO Certified label as an international third party assurance of achievements. For almost 20 years,...

2010-04-12 12:12:00

SHELTON, Conn., April 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Panolam Industries' Nevamar® and Pionite® High Pressure Laminates (HPL) have received Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification through the SmartWood program of the Rainforest Alliance, the world's premier certifier of non-timber forest products. FSC is an independent, non-governmental, not-for-profit organization established to promote the responsible management of the world's forests. "The FSC certification...

2010-04-01 11:26:00

COHOES, N.Y., April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Mohawk Fine Papers, a third-generation family-owned business, announced the launch of Mohawk Loop: the world's most comprehensive line of recycled and environmentally preferable papers. Made with renewable energy and post-consumer fiber -- including the largest selection of 100% postconsumer waste (pcw) options -- these papers offer an unquestionable environmental pedigree without sacrificing quality, variety or performance. The line also...