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2014-03-04 12:27:53

PLANT MODELS A CLEAN INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION IN CHICAGO'S SOUTH SIDE CHICAGO, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Environmentally conscious cleaning products company Method is presenting the details of its new state-of-the-art production facility in Chicago's historic Pullman community. The design, by William McDonough + Partners, is unveiled today at an event in Chicago with Mayor Rahm Emanuel. The development marks the company's first U.S.-based production facility and will showcase the company's...

2014-03-03 08:35:11

LONDON, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Resource 2014, Europe's leading conference and exhibition for the circular economy, opens tomorrow at London's ExCeL and runs from the 4-6 March. A massive 10,000 international visitors have pre registered for this first ever dedicated circular economy event with designers, manufacturers, retailers and the end of life community all coming together to find practical ways in which they can develop more sustainable supply chains and...

2014-02-28 23:27:41

Company Committed to Helping Address the Country’s Challenges in Feeding the Growing Population, Reducing Dependence on Fossil Fuels and Protecting People and the Environment YANGON, Myanmar (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 DuPont, the world’s leading science company, announces the opening of its business operations in Myanmar, with commitment to helping address the country’s challenges in feeding the growing population, reducing dependence on fossil fuels and protecting people and the...

2014-02-28 23:21:58

Market Publishers Ltd is happy to become a media partner of the Water Security Summit: Asia 2014, due to be held on 23 and 24 April, 2014, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. London, UK (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Market Publishers Ltd is happy to become a media partner of the Water Security Summit: Asia 2014, due to be held on 23 and 24 April, 2014, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Currently under threat, water security has become a thorny issue and key requirement for sustainable development in the...

2014-02-27 23:02:40

Pioneering the Green Economy: The Need, the Challenge and the Opportunity Santa Clara, CA (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 WHAT: Sustainable Silicon Valley (SSV), in partnership with NASA Ames Research Center and Stanford University Precourt Energy Efficiency Center, will host the fifth annual Water, Energy and Smart Technology (WEST) Summit to showcase game-changing solutions for planetary sustainability. This year’s speakers will focus on Pioneering the Green Economy, leveraging the...

2014-02-25 23:04:54

Unisource Worldwide, Inc. is pleased to announce that Travis Carter, Director of Sustainability for Unisource Global Solutions (UGS), will discuss “Sustainability in the Supply Chain” at this year’s Sustainability in Packaging Conference. Norcross, GA (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 Unisource Worldwide, Inc. – a global provider of innovative, sustainable, highly efficient solutions across the life cycle of core business operations including product packaging and fulfillment, paper and...

2014-02-25 23:03:04

ENVIRON, an international environmental, health, safety and sustainability consultancy, establishes operations in Myanmar, making the firm the first global environmental consultancy on the ground in the country. Arlington, VA (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 ENVIRON, an international environmental, health, safety and sustainability consultancy, announced today the establishment of operations in Myanmar, making the firm the first global environmental consultancy on the ground in the country....

2014-02-19 12:33:33

New Natural Capital Business Hub offers a searchable database of case studies and resources to help companies evaluate the business case for action on natural capital. PHOENIX, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Unveiled at the 6th Annual GreenBiz Forum, The Natural Capital Business Hub (www.naturalcapitalhub.org) is a dynamic online resource designed to help companies uncover opportunities to enhance their bottom lines by integrating the value of natural capital into their strategy,...

2014-02-19 08:25:02

Obama Executive Order on Chemical Disasters Impacts Communities of Color in Danger from Explosions BATON ROUGE, La., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While the American public is reminiscing about the Civil Rights movement of the 1960's for Black History month, more attention is being given to the modern day front lines for human rights: toxic chemical contamination of people of color. "People of color are disproportionately impacted by toxic chemicals," explains Michele Roberts, with...

2014-02-18 08:24:18

Benjamin Moore & Co is the First Company to Manufacture an Entirely New Class of Eco-Friendly Paint Delivering Premium Performance with Zero Emissions MONTVALE, N.J., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Benjamin Moore & Co., one of North America's most respected paint and coatings manufacturers, today announced its newest product, Benjamin Moore Natura Renew(TM), the first premium, bio-renewable paint with zero emissions. Natura Renew(TM) is highly durable and plant-based, the first of...


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