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2013-11-04 23:25:58

Leading U.S. landscape architects, engineers, testing laboratories, safety advocates, and manufacturers met at the Brock International Educational to learn about the latest trends in building safer, environmentally-friendly synthetic turf playing fields. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) November 04, 2013 Nearly 100 influential U.S. landscape architects, engineers, testing laboratories, thought leaders and manufacturers met at the Brock International Educational Seminar on October 16 – 18 to learn...

2013-11-04 15:41:37

Prime Minister Najib addresses new UN biodiversity organization The Prime Minister of Malaysia today outlined his country's position on the United Nations' next set of global development goals, saying they need to address the relief of poverty within a green agenda reflecting deep environmental concerns. Prime Minister Najib Razak commended the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs, http://bit.ly/HpIK1V), a set of eight objectives agreed by nations in 2000 for completion in 2015, which...

2013-11-04 12:22:18

Deadline to Apply is Jan. 6, 2014 HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today invited schools, colleges and universities, county conservation districts, nonprofit organizations, municipalities and businesses to apply for Environmental Education Grants to develop programs and projects. "These grants fund projects that explore many of today's most pressing issues," Acting DEP Secretary Chris Abruzzo said. "Providing...

2013-10-30 23:34:55

Enhanced Occupational Services Benefit Workers Houston, TX (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 There are numerous medical facilities that workers can visit when they need access to healthcare services. For example, when workers are injured on the job, they may head to the urgent care facility or emergency room located closest to them for immediate access to healthcare services. When they need vaccinations to prepare for an international business trip, they may visit a family practice doctor....

2013-10-30 23:27:06

Members of Smith’s Sustainability Group will collaborate with green teams around Houston. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 Smith & Associates, the largest independent distributor of electronic components, will be participating in a peer learning workshop, Collaborating for Sustainability in the Houston Region, on October 30, 2013. Organized by the City of Houston Green Office Challenge and the Institute for Sustainable Communities, the all-day workshop will be held at the...

2013-10-29 16:26:51

OTTAWA, Oct. 29, 2013 /CNW/ - BluMetric Environmental Inc. (TSXV: BLM) is pleased to announce the appointment of Murray J. Malley, C.A. ICD.D. MBA Int'l Mgmt. as a Director of the Company. A chartered accountant, Mr. Malley is President of Malley Associates, founded in 2007, an association of C-suite executives who provide small- and mid-cap companies with mentoring and guidance on financial strategies, governance, and corporate sustainability. For the past 11 years, Mr. Malley...

2013-10-28 23:20:00

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Global Thermal Policy Handbook 2013. London (PRWEB) October 28, 2013 Global Thermal Policy Handbook 2013 Summary GlobalData’s "Global Thermal Policy Handbook 2013” gives detailed information on the major thermal energy policies, across the major countries US, the UK, Germany, Russia, Japan, South Africa, China, India, Indonesia and South Korea . The report provides the current and future thermal energy targets and plans...

2013-10-25 08:20:58

More than 200 global leaders expected to attend the solutions-oriented two-day summit SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The aim of the second World Ocean Summit is to find solutions that reconcile the need for economic growth with the increasing challenges of global ocean conservation. Chaired by John Micklethwait, Editor-in-Chief, The Economist, the summit will bring together more than 200 global leaders from government, business, international organisations, NGOs, think...

2013-10-22 23:20:40

Unisource Worldwide, Inc., has published its 2013 sustainability report, Sustainability Reimagined. The report covers key sustainability objectives for Unisource, including the company’s environmental and social performance and sustainable governance guidelines. Norcross, GA (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 Unisource Worldwide, Inc., one of the largest privately held companies in the United States and a global provider of innovative, sustainable, highly-efficient solutions across the life...

2013-10-16 04:21:43

FRANKFURT, Germany, October 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Films and multimedia applications are vital instruments of safety and health at work. Whether for the purpose of increasing risk awareness on the part of employees or providing information on comprehensive safety topics: moving images support the transfer of knowledge. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131016/644406 ) Media makers have to keep up-to-date since viewing habits and technological...