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2011-06-23 12:00:00

With Record 109 Resolutions Filed, Investors Achieve Strong Results on Natural Gas "Fracking," Water, Coal Ash Disposal and Oil Refinery Safety at Annual Shareholder Meetings BOSTON, June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Investors achieved noteworthy victories during this year's shareholder proxy season, with a record 109 shareholder resolutions filed with 81 U.S. and Canadian companies on climate change, unconventional fossil fuel production and related sustainability risks and...

2011-06-15 05:50:00

DEARBORN, Mich., June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- 12th annual Ford Sustainability Report shows progress on improving fuel economy and safety, decreasing greenhouse gas emissions and water use, and operational sustainability Ford reduced CO(2) emissions from its global operations by 5.6 percent on a per-vehicle basis, compared to 2009. The company also announced a goal to reduce facility CO(2) emissions by 30 percent by 2025 on a per-vehicle basis Ford invested billions in researching and...

2011-06-07 14:00:00

NEW YORK, June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford expects its worldwide sales to increase by approximately 50 percent by mid-decade to about 8 million vehicles a year By 2014, more than 140 percent of Ford's global product portfolio will be new or significantly refreshed compared with 2009 Small vehicles will represent about 55 percent of Ford's total vehicle sales by 2020, with nearly one-third of sales in 2020 coming from Asia Pacific Africa due to significant growth Ford expects global...

2011-06-01 07:30:00

MINNETONKA, Minn., June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- OneBeacon Professional Insurance (OBPI), a member of OneBeacon Insurance Group (NYSE: OB), today announced that David Molitano, Vice President of its Content, Technology and Services Liability Division, will be a featured presenter at the second annual NetDiligence® Cyber Risk & Privacy Liability Forum on June 10, in Philadelphia, PA. Molitano will moderate a panel session titled "Solving Special Computer Security...

2011-05-24 08:00:00

Southern Gets Straight "F"s in Grading of "The Dirty Seven" Utilities, Also Home to Three of 10 Worst-Polluting Power Plants in U.S. WASHINGTON, May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On the eve of Southern Company holding its annual meeting of stockholders in Pine Mountain, GA., the nonprofit Green America released a report today ranking the major U.S. power producer as "the United States' most irresponsible utility." Titled "Leadership We Can Live Without: The Real Corporate Social...

2011-04-18 09:45:00

WASHINGTON, April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At the Responsible Care Conference and Expo last evening, the American Chemistry Council (ACC) honored 16 of its member companies for implementing energy-efficiency improvements in 2010. Together, these improvements saved enough BTUs to power all the homes in a city the size of Akron, Ohio, for one year. ACC presented a total of 41 awards to these companies, five of which were deemed programs of "Exceptional Merit." The Responsible...

2011-04-14 17:19:00

NEW YORK, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Value Line, Inc. (NASDAQ: VALU) announced today that its Board of Directors approved on April 13, 2011 a quarterly dividend of $0.20 per common share of Value Line, payable on May 4, 2011 to shareholders of record on April 25, 2011. Value Line, Inc. is a leading New York based publishing company and believes The Value Line Investment Survey is one of the most widely read independent investment publications. Investment Management Services are...

2011-03-30 12:00:00

Tougher Fuel Efficiency Standards, Electric Vehicle Push Will Accelerate Sales and Profits for U.S. Carmakers More than Global Competitors, Two Analyses Conclude WASHINGTON, March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the U.S. ramps up vehicle fuel efficiency standards, two new reports from Citi Investment Research, Ceres and longtime independent industry experts conclude that U.S. automakers will be more profitable at a fleetwide 42 mile per gallon (MPG) average in 2020 - the strictest...

2011-02-17 09:58:00

Shareholders Urge Energy Companies to Tackle Risks from Climate Change, Water Scarcity and Other Environmental Threats BOSTON, Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Affirming the financial risks that climate change and other environmental concerns pose to leading energy companies, investors announced today the filing of 66 climate and energy related shareholder resolutions with 41 coal, electric power and oil companies in the 2011 proxy season, making 2011 a record for shareholder engagement in...

2011-02-09 10:44:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Anvil Knitwear, a century-old apparel brand, today announced that it has joined the fast-growing Business for Innovative Climate & Energy Policy (BICEP) coalition. Anvil becomes the 20th member of BICEP, a group of major American companies committed to working with businesses and policymakers to enact meaningful energy and climate policies. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100520/NY07835LOGO) "For a 100-year-old company like Anvil,...