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2014-04-23 23:15:06

Friends of Science are challenging statements in the Harvard Business Review (HBR) as misleading to industry and not founded on scientific evidence of the IPCC Physical Sciences Working Group I of the fall, which states there has been a hiatus in global warming over the past 16 years and ‘low confidence’ of future weather extremes. Canada’s province of Ontario consulted closely with ENGOs on low-carbon initiatives and went from manufacturing heartland to dead weight in the Canadian...

2014-04-23 16:36:22

TORONTO, April 23, 2014 /CNW/ - Celestica Inc. (NYSE, TSX: CLS), a global leader in the delivery of end-to-end product lifecycle solutions, today released its 2013 Sustainability Report, outlining the company's commitment to sustainability and its recent environmental and social achievements. Celestica's 2013 Sustainability Report highlights the company's sustainability strategy and key activities and milestones for each of its focus areas including employee sustainability,...

2014-04-22 23:01:29

Oasis Energy chooses Earth Day to introduce their Clean Gas plans in New York, New Jersey, Maryland, and Pennsylvania. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 Oasis Energy becomes one of the first energy suppliers in the Northeast to offer 100% carbon offset natural gas plans. Oasis Energy’s Clean Gas plans help reduce the overall effects of carbon pollution by neutralizing all of the estimated CO2 emissions associated with a customer’s usage. Reducing CO2 emissions is important to many...

2014-04-21 23:00:09

Crowdfunding on Kiva.org provides an innovative way to protect our shared environment and engage in the expansion of renewable and sustainable energy sources worldwide. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 For decades, there have been limited ways to champion the widespread adoption of renewable energy sources. We’ve been educated on the importance of modifying our individual consumer behavior and advocating for sustainable energy policies. Now, crowdfunding on Kiva.org provides an...

2014-04-21 12:23:07

Industry responsible for 468,000 jobs; generates $21.6 billion in state and local tax revenues; $113 billion in total economic value larger than 17 U.S. state economies SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Western States Petroleum Association (WSPA) has released the findings of a new economic study produced by the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC) detailing the oil and gas industry's sizable economic and fiscal impacts on...

2014-04-21 08:22:03

WASHINGTON, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the Light of Humane Nature: HUMAN VALUES, NATURE, THE GREEN ECONOMY, AND ENVIRONMENTAL SALVATION By Arthur B. Weissman Morgan James Publishing / April 2014 ------------------------------------ "I opened your book over lunch at my desk, and found it so engaging that I had difficultyputting it down. It's beautifully composed and compelling."--Denis Hayes, President of...

2014-04-16 20:21:35

Farmer Brothers Releases 2013 Sustainability Report TORRANCE, Calif., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Demonstrating an ongoing commitment to sustainability, Farmer Bros. Co. (NASDAQ: FARM) has released its 2013 Sustainability Report, highlighting the company's approach to scaling sustainability, supporting communities, reducing energy/water usage, and reducing waste. The report serves as a summary of the impact of activities and initiatives undertaken by Farmer Brothers at home and...

2014-04-16 12:32:25

AMSTERDAM, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UTZ Certified is launching a three-year initiative in Turkey aimed at bringing sound sustainability standards to hazelnut farming. A pilot project will be implemented across three hazelnut producing regions in the country; Trabzon and Giresun in the Northeast, and Duzce in the Northwest; where about 175 farmers are expected to take part. UTZ members such as Migros/Delica AG, Natra and REWE Group are actively collaborating in this...

2014-04-15 20:21:23

DUBLIN, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/cnd7k6/oil_and_gas) has announced the addition of the "Oil and Gas Security Market - Global Advancements, Forecasts & Analysis to 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/cnd7k6/oil_and_gas ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Securing oil and gas rigs, exploration sites, plants, and storage is one...

2014-04-14 23:00:53

CEO of funding platform to speak at impact investing conference in Miami. Miami, FL (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 EarlyShares, the funding platform that connects smart investors with unique opportunities, today announced its Chief Executive Officer Joanna Schwartz will speak on a panel on ‘Innovative Programs & Regulation Within Crowdfunding’ at the 5th Annual Impact Conference-Miami, which is being held as part of Sustainatopia 2014. The crowdfunding panel session will take place...