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2014-03-24 16:21:37

LONDON, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Anglo American today released its 13th sustainable development report, demonstrating progress during 2013 against set targets and highlighting the challenges to realise the Group's overall sustainable development objectives. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140324/677329-INFO ) Sir John Parker, Chairman of Anglo American, commented: "For Anglo American, the concept of mutual benefit underpins...

Forest Are The Foundation Of Sustainable Societies
2014-03-24 07:46:45

World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) Trees are what made the Earth habitable for mammals, and destruction of forests will lead to the ultimate destruction of mammals -- including humans The value of forests and tree-based ecosystems extends far beyond carbon sequestration; they are the foundation of sustainable societies. A new report, launched in Jakarta, Indonesia on 21 March - the International Day of Forests – promotes REDD+ and the Green Economy as together providing a new...

2014-03-22 23:04:03

Sustainability managers have a new suite of resources to aid them in advancing their work. Software, training, and services to help companies migrate into sustainability. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 22, 2014 Kuhn Associates Sustainability Advisors, LLC, a leading North American sustainability consulting firm, has created a new collection of resources for sustainability management, several of which are available at the firm’s redesigned website http://www.kuhnassociatesllc.com. Firm...

2014-03-20 23:32:37

Responding to the statistics related to increased industry accidents and citations at construction work sites, the OSHA Training Center has issued a safety challenge to all construction industry employers to focus on raising safety awareness at their work sites. (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 The OSHA Training Center at Chabot-Las Positas Community College District, responding to the alarming statistics related to accidents and citations at construction worksites, has issued a safety challenge to...

2014-03-19 23:24:51

Eco-friendly, sustainable water project will now begin production. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 Treeson Spring Water (Treeson) today announced that they achieved full funding in their Kickstarter campaign that they launched on February 11, 2014. Over the course of the campaign, they raised $96,242 with the help of 648 backers. They will now begin the production process. Treeson began five years ago when founder Carlton Solle came across a trash stream washed up on one of the...

2014-03-18 08:24:11

From reaction to incidents to the development of a corporate culture: the approach to occupational health and safety is changing all over the world; managing health & safety at work is crucial to North Americans to preserve the business, Norwegians and Swedes put people at the center, Asians feel they still have to work on structural aspects. KATY, Texas, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The approach to occupational health and safety is changing for the better all over the world. Companies are...

Is The US Becoming One Shade Of Green?
2014-03-12 12:36:02

National Science Foundation Study on lawn care in cities across the country finds similarities, differences important to urban sustainability Boston and Baltimore. Miami and Minneapolis. Phoenix and Los Angeles. Fanned across the United States and in locations from coast to prairie to desert, what do these cities have in common? How their human residents manage that icon of America, the urban lawn, or so hypothesized a team of scientists. However, when they conducted a study...

2014-03-10 23:23:12

Students from Wyandotte High School are getting much deserved attention for stepping up as environmental leaders in their community through the EE Community Connections program, supported by national non-profit Earth Force. This week, Mayor Holland will join the students as they work work directly with environmental engineers to build birdhouses on the plant’s property, as part of GM’s habitat restorations goals. Kansas City, KS (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 Students from Wyandotte High...

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...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
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