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2014-02-12 23:31:50

Peggy Smedley, editorial director of Connected World magazine to moderate panel covering sustainability and connected technology on Thursday, February 13 at the Connected World Conference in the Chicago Auto Show. Panel will feature executives from ComED, Franklin Energy, Steffes Corp., and Utility. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 “You typically won’t find an energy panel with this high caliber of speakers gathered outside of Washington, Silicon Valley, or a national television...

2014-02-12 23:03:26

Arturo Rodriguez Hicks joins ENVIRON as Principal Consultant to direct Mexico operations. Arlington, VA (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 ENVIRON, an international environmental, health, safety and sustainability consultancy, today announced the acquisition of Mexican consultancy Hicks Environmental S.C. (Hicks) and the establishment of operations in Mexico. Arturo Rodriguez Hicks has joined the firm as a Principal Consultant to direct the firm’s Mexican operations from its office in Monterrey....

2014-02-07 12:25:03

NEW DELHI, India, February 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On the second day of the 14th edition of The 'Delhi Sustainable Development Summit' (DSDS), held in New Delhi today, world leaders and top experts called for a global coalition to fight poverty and usher in sustainable development while combating the ill effects of climate change. The event is being organized by The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) and the theme of this year's Summit is "Attaining Food, Water, and Energy...

2014-02-06 12:25:51

LONDON, WASHINGTON, TOKYO, UTRECHT, The Netherlands and NEW DELHI, February 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global think tank The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) launched the 14th edition of its annual flagship event, The 'Delhi Sustainable Development Summit' (DSDS) in New Delhi today. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121005/564821 ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140206/668021 ) The course of three days will witness an array of...

2014-01-31 23:22:03

Global forest industry leaders will gather in Vitória, Brazil, April 1-2, 2014, for the Business of Forestry Conference, highlighting economic growth, environmental sustainability and getting the best value from our forests. NB, Canada (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Global forest industry leaders will gather in Vitória, Brazil, April 1-2, 2014, for the Business of Forestry Conference, highlighting economic growth, environmental sustainability and getting the best value from our...

2014-01-29 23:24:23

On January 29-30, 2014, the 3M Customer Innovation Center, is hosting the inaugural GreenSchoolsConnect Regional Launch, a unique and unprecedented opportunity to improve greening practices in area school districts. This two-day event brings together more than 60 community leaders from corporate, school district, government, higher education, and non-profit sectors to identify pressing sustainability issues in K-12 school districts and develop innovative action plans to address them....

2014-01-28 12:22:24

HOUSTON, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DNV GL has been ranked among the world's top suppliers of sustainability assurance services that help major businesses achieve and verify their performance on sustainability. The ranking, issued by independent analyst firm, Verdantix, gave DNV GL the top score for product sustainability assurance, an achievement tied to DNV GL's investment in product water footprints as well as its ProSustain(TM) standard. It also cited DNV GL as having a clear...

2014-01-27 12:24:00

New survey by MySafetySign reveals workplace problems NEW YORK, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2014 MySafetySign Health & Safety Industry Survey revealed that stress is the most overlooked workplace concern. MySafetySign's first annual survey explores the issues and changes currently facing the health and safety industry. Of surveyed professionals, 24% mention stress and 20% mention overworking as the main safety hazards that go unnoticed. In fact, three of five safety...

2014-01-22 08:23:15

BAKERSFIELD, Calif., Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MTS Environmental Solutions, a leader in providing innovative, environmentally friendly products for the food and beverage industries, is pleased to announce a new line of green, safe and sustainable synthetic mineral acids. These winery cleaning solutions are designed to replace many of the dangerous acids already used by many in the industry today, since they are just as strong as current chemicals but will not hurt those who use...

2014-01-16 23:03:34

Sustainability Circle Program developed and facilitated by True Market Solutions (TMS). Oceanside, CA (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 Having recently completed a Sustainability Circle Program, Mellano and Company is pleased to report that they have already achieved positive business outcomes and are now better positioned to reap longer-term benefits from their sustainability initiatives. The program was developed and is facilitated by True Market Solutions (TMS). Says David McPhetrige, Value...