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2014-05-16 08:23:18

INDIANAPOLIS, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon Property Group. (NYSE: SPG), a global leader in retail real estate, announced today that Mona Benisi has been named its Director of Sustainability and will contribute to advancing Simon's goals for implementing sustainable practices and carbon footprint reduction across its retail property portfolio. Benisi will be responsible for advancing and leading all aspects of Simon's comprehensive sustainability strategy, including the...

2014-05-14 23:03:04

ENVIRON, an international environmental, health, safety and sustainability consultancy, today announced it has entered into a strategic alliance with Port Gamble Environmental Sciences (PGES) in Port Gamble, Washington. Arlington, VA (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 ENVIRON, an international environmental, health, safety and sustainability consultancy, today announced it has entered into a strategic alliance with Port Gamble Environmental Sciences (PGES) in Port Gamble, Washington. Originally founded...

2014-05-12 08:25:04

SAN FRANCISCO, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute announced today that the Schmidt Family Foundation will match dollar-for-dollar donations to the Institute for up to $125,000 if received by June 13. This new donor-match initiative aims to ignite innovation in product development toward a safer and healthier world. "Since we established our foundation in 2006, we have worked to advance the wiser use of energy and natural resources. As part...

2014-05-11 23:02:11

In her Saturday, May 10 commencement address to graduating seniors at the University of Mary Washington, Rebecca R. Rubin, President and CEO of environmental consulting firm Marstel-Day, challenged the graduating class to have the wisdom and courage to reconnect humanity with the natural world, in a bid to resolve the planet's extraordinary environmental challenges now and for the future. Fredericksburg, VA (PRWEB) May 11, 2014 In her Saturday, May 10 commencement address to...

2014-05-07 20:22:37

ASU to honor conservationist with naming of Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability TEMPE, Ariz., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As climate change threatens the world's eco-systems, conservationist and philanthropist Julie Ann Wrigley is on a mission. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140507/85645 Turning to higher education for solutions, Wrigley has made a new $25 million philanthropic investment in Arizona State University's Global Institute of Sustainability,...

2014-05-06 08:23:50

PASADENA, Calif., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new $15 million gift by Lynda and Stewart Resnick in support of the Resnick Sustainability Institute at Caltech will help scientists and engineers advance research aimed at helping humanity sustainably meet its needs for energy, food, clean water, and a healthy environment. This brings total funding of the Resnick Sustainability Institute to nearly $60 million, beginning with a foundational $21 million gift from the Resnicks in 2009....

2014-05-01 08:39:25

Advancing Eco Agriculture is pleased to announce being featured on cleveland.com, www.roadtripsforgardeners.com, and www.backyardbrevard.com. Advancing Eco Agriculture is dedicated to advancing the collaboration of shared goals between individuals, communities, and different sectors of commerce and business. MIDDLEFIELD, Ohio, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Advancing Eco Agriculture is pleased to announce being featured on cleveland.com, www.roadtripsforgardeners.com, and...

2014-04-23 16:36:22

TORONTO, April 23, 2014 /CNW/ - Celestica Inc. (NYSE, TSX: CLS), a global leader in the delivery of end-to-end product lifecycle solutions, today released its 2013 Sustainability Report, outlining the company's commitment to sustainability and its recent environmental and social achievements. Celestica's 2013 Sustainability Report highlights the company's sustainability strategy and key activities and milestones for each of its focus areas including employee sustainability,...

2014-04-22 23:03:51

Employees from GM’s Bowling Green Assembly, WKU Center for Environmental Education & Sustainability staff, and students from Warren Central High School will wade into Trammel Creek today, April 22, 2014, as the automaker celebrates the 25th anniversary of its signature watershed education program, GM GREEN (Global Rivers Environmental Education Network). The program, which is run by the national non-profit Earth Force, engages multiple partners throughout a community to empower young...

2014-04-22 23:01:49

The United States government has pursued energy policies based on “the mistaken belief in the unproven science that claims carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from burning of fossil fuels is the major cause of recent and future warming of the Earth,” write naval veterans Admiral Thomas B. Hayward, Vice Admiral Edward S. Briggs, and Captain Donald K. Forbes in a new report for The Heartland Institute. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 The United States government has pursued energy...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.