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2014-09-16 08:33:12

MONTREAL, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Richard Garneau, President and Chief Executive Officer of Resolute Forest Products Inc. (NYSE: RFP) (TSX: RFP), has been named to Canada's Clean50, recognizing leaders who have made the greatest contributions to sustainable development or clean capitalism in Canada. "This designation represents an important endorsement of Resolute's approach to our business and sustainability strategies, which are directly linked and interdependent," said Richard...

2014-09-05 08:20:46

PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR), a world leader in radiotherapy and X-ray imaging technology, is announcing the publication of its annual corporate social responsibility report, detailing the company's policies and achievements in extending access to cancer care, protecting resources, and helping to save lives. The Varian 2014 Sustainability Report has been produced as part of a wider company effort to continually improve...

2014-09-03 16:23:09

Online Report Offers In-Depth Look at Environment, Other Metrics HOUSTON, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Apache Corporation (NYSE, Nasdaq: APA) has launched its 2014 Sustainability Report website. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140116/DA47435LOGO The online report features expanded disclosure of Apache's performance in governance, economics, environmental stewardship, health and safety in the workplace and community outreach. The report is available at...

2014-08-27 08:29:23

Annual Report Demonstrates Commitment to Green Products and Practices INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Firestone Building Products Company, LLC, a leading manufacturer and supplier of a comprehensive "Roots to Rooftops" product portfolio, announced today the release of its 2013 Sustainability Report. The second annual report reviews the company's manufacturing and business processes, as well as its product portfolio, to measure the effectiveness of corporate social responsibility...

2014-08-26 08:32:45

Annual Report Demonstrates Commitment to Green Products and Practices INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Firestone Building Products Company, LLC, a leading manufacturer and supplier of a comprehensive "Roots to Rooftops" product portfolio, announced today the release of its 2013 Sustainability Report. The second annual report reviews the company's manufacturing and business processes, as well as its product portfolio, to measure the effectiveness of corporate social responsibility...

2014-08-20 04:20:49

CALGARY, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Vermilion Energy Inc. ("Vermilion", the "Company", "We" or "Our") (TSX, NYSE: VET) is pleased to announce the release of our first Sustainability Report detailing our efforts to generate environmental, social, and economic benefits for all stakeholders. This inaugural report provided a framework for describing how we approach sustainability in our operations, and to recognize our achievements, detail our challenges and establish targets for...

2014-07-21 08:25:05

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Newfield Exploration Company (NYSE: NFX) today released its inaugural corporate responsibility report. The report highlights the Company's commitment to corporate responsibility and sustainable business practices in its areas of operations, governance, safety and environmental stewardship as well as workforce development and community support. A digital version of the report is available at www.newfield.com/CR. Newfield's...

2014-07-21 08:23:36

Company reduces GHG emissions and waste to landfill by nearly one-third and achieves milestones in responsible sourcing and sustainable packaging DENVER, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The WhiteWave Foods Company (NYSE: WWAV), the global consumer packaged food and beverage company that makes Silk®, Horizon®, International Delight®, Earthbound Farm® and Alpro® products, released its first biennial Corporate Social Responsibility report today for 2012-2013 in accordance with Global...

2014-07-01 08:32:22

TOLEDO, Ohio, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) announced significant progress toward achieving its 2020 environmental footprint goals, and declared its intentions to expand its handprint beyond the walls of its facilities. The company released those results today in its eighth annual Sustainability Report. The company defines its handprint as the net-positive effects of its products, market-leading work to drive energy efficiency and climate-impact improvements across...

2014-06-30 16:22:35

Company Surpasses 2015 R&D Spending Goal Addressing Global Sustainability Challenges PHILADELPHIA, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FMC Corporation (NYSE: FMC) today released its third annual Sustainability Report, summarizing the diversified chemical company's continuing efforts to address several global challenges in 2013. The report, "Shaping Solutions for the Future," focuses on FMC's five sustainability priorities: fostering safety, growing innovation, cultivating community,...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'