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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...

2014-04-13 23:00:03

CINTEP, maker of the most efficient shower systems in the world, recently presented at the leading emerging global cleantech conference CleanEquity Monaco 2014 held March 27th and 28th at the Sporting d’Hiver, Monaco. Brisbane, Australia (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 Identified by a panel of experts as one of the world’s leading companies in environmental technology, power showers maker CINTEP has been chosen as presenter and collaborator at the recently concluded CleanEquity Monaco 2014....

2014-04-11 23:00:07

NEI is in the final due diligence phase to purchase Pacific Power & Electric Company, a Hawaii LLC. Santa Ana, CA (PRWEB) April 12, 2014 NaturEnergy, Inc., a renewable energy and energy efficiency solutions company announced today that it is finalizing due diligence on an agreement to purchase a soon to be commissioned solar facility, located at Maili Beach Place, solar facility Pacific Power & Electric Company, LLC from KPD12, LLC. The 354,000-watt (354kW) system is located in...

2014-04-09 20:21:35

SACRAMENTO, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A report from the California Council on Science and Technology (CCST) released today envisions a path toward a sustainable water future for California achieved through a system management approach utilizing innovations in science, technology and management. Such an approach would rely on currently available and new science and technology, yielding greater efficiencies and opening new sources of supply for managing California water through future...

2014-04-08 23:22:04

Transparency Market Research Report Added "Carbon-Emissions Market - Global Industry Size, Share, Trends, Analysis, And Forecasts 2012 - 2018" to its database. Browse Full Report:- http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/carbon-emissions-market.html Albany, New York USA (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Carbon emissions were traded at minor levels over the past few years. However, the involvement of governments in stabilizing the concentration of atmospheric greenhouse gases has resulted...

2014-04-08 16:21:10

Updating WWII "War Bond" Model to Spark Job Creation, Energy Security, Clean Energy, and Increased Energy Efficiency WASHINGTON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Clean energy boosters on Capitol Hill are borrowing a page from World War II "war bonds" by introducing today a new bill - the Clean Energy Victory Bonds Act of 2014. Available in denominations starting as low as $25, this proposed new U.S. Treasury bond will enable Americans to invest in the nation's clean energy future....

The Market For Renewable Energy Grew In 2013, Despite Less Investing
2014-04-08 09:27:28

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Renewable energy accounted for 43.6 percent of the world’s newly installed electricity-generating capacity last year, despite a 14 percent drop in investments, according to the latest Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment report. The report, produced by the Frankfurt School, the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) and Bloomberg New Energy Finance, has become the standard reference for global renewable energy...