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Greendex: 'Going Green' Is Growing Stronger, But There Is Still Room For Improvement

Rayshell Clapper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online We have all heard of ‘Going Green’ – the need and desire to be more environmentally friendly with our choices from transportation to goods to housing to food. In an effort to...

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2014-09-29 04:22:30

STOCKHOLM, September 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Electronics and IT products are largely manufactured under tough working conditions in price-pressed supply chains. These pressurized conditions have led to excessive overtime, unsafe working environments and other negative outcomes for workers. As some brands show progress toward more responsible practices, it is vital that organizations buying IT products use tools such as the new EU Public Purchasing Directive to continue the...

2014-09-25 23:12:26

"Sustainable Games: The Business Model Challenge,” promotes global collaboration among students driving sustainable innovation in a call to social entrepreneurship. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 Cornerstone Capital Inc. announced today a new commitment to action at the Clinton Global Initiative’s Annual Meeting that will challenge university students around the world to develop a sustainable business of tomorrow. “Sustainable Games: The Business Model Challenge” is...

2014-09-24 12:24:20

Storage Markets, Policy and Technology the Focus of the Industry's Most In-depth and Influential Annual Gathering WASHINGTON, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Energy Storage Association's (ESA) 25(th) Annual Conference, will be held from May 19-21 in Dallas, TX at the Hyatt Regency in the heart of the city. Utilities, project developers, customers, investors, legislators, regulators, and manufacturers from across the country and around the globe will gather for three...

2014-09-23 23:05:11

Largest EH&S, Sustainability and Risk Technology Conference to Gather Over 500 Professionals in Chicago Chicago (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 The Enablon Sustainable Performance Forum (SPF) Americas 2014, taking place on Thursday, Sept., 25th and Friday, Sept. 26th, will feature a stellar lineup of speakers composed of inspiring industry experts and business leaders. The conference will be held at the Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel in Chicago, IL, by Enablon, the world's leading provider...

2014-09-22 12:29:01

Certified Public Health Inspectors dedicated to safeguarding the well-being of Canadians HALIFAX, Sept. 22, 2014 /CNW/ - Celebrated for the past 11 years, Environmental Public Health Week recognizes the important work that Certified Public Health Inspectors across Canada carry out in our communities. The week is also an opportunity to improve awareness of our profession within the public health family and amongst the general public. This year's theme is "The Next 100 Years: Reaching new...

2014-09-22 12:22:41

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Electric Utility Industry Sustainable Supply Chain Alliance (Alliance) announced today the release of a collection of sustainable practices in the area of distribution transformer purchasing, management and disposal/reuse. The Alliance is an organization of electric utilities, including many of the country's largest utilities, with a goal to improve environmental performance and the advancement of sustainable business...

2014-09-18 12:23:16

LONDON, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To help Unilever achieve its business goals, Cargill has delivered over the past four years a series of ground-breaking solutions aimed at helping Unilever reduce its environmental impact, improve sustainability and grow its business through innovation. This work has resulted in Unilever selecting Cargill as its first-ever "Visionary" award winner during its fourth Partner to Win Supplier Summit earlier this month in Wembley, London. Cargill was...

2014-09-18 12:21:58

ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) today launched a new compendium of sustainable freight practices on its website, www.atri-online.org. The compendium identifies a number of sustainable practices being used by the trucking industry ranging from driver training, idle reduction and speed management to vehicle aerodynamics, tires and engine systems. In addition to identifying sustainable practices, the...

2014-09-16 08:33:12

MONTREAL, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Richard Garneau, President and Chief Executive Officer of Resolute Forest Products Inc. (NYSE: RFP) (TSX: RFP), has been named to Canada's Clean50, recognizing leaders who have made the greatest contributions to sustainable development or clean capitalism in Canada. "This designation represents an important endorsement of Resolute's approach to our business and sustainability strategies, which are directly linked and interdependent," said Richard...

2014-09-15 23:10:16

Nathan McEmrys and Roxana Reisch are this year’s recipients of Nsedu Obot Witherspoon (NOW) Youth Leadership Awards, provided to youths for their notable environmental health leadership. (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Nathan McEmrys, from Portland, Oregon, and Roxana Reisch, from Rochester, New York, have been selected to receive the Children’s Environmental Health Network’s 2014 NOW Youth Leadership award. This award was created as part of CEHN’s 20th anniversary celebration in 2012...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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