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2010-05-04 16:31:00

ST. LOUIS, May 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Peabody Energy Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Gregory H. Boyce today highlighted the company's superior safety, financial and environmental leadership at the company's annual shareholder meeting, noting that strong first quarter results put the company on track for 2010 earnings that may rival the company's 2008 record year. "Peabody is the only global pure-play coal investment, and a global leader in clean coal solutions," said Boyce. "We...

2010-03-22 06:45:00

NEW YORK, March 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Building on the success of the Financial Times' inaugural corporate social responsibility (CSR) forum in 2009, the FT will hold its 2nd annual conference titled "FT Investing in a Sustainable Future." The one-day meeting will take place on 24th March 2010 in the Millennium Hotel's Hudson Theatre in New York. For the second consecutive year, the conference will be held in partnership with the Social Investment Forum, a national membership association...

2010-03-22 12:00:00

DEARBORN, Mich., March 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simple step of "powering down" laptops and desktop PCs is useful to corporations and individuals Ford estimates it will save $1.2 million and reduce its carbon footprint by 16,000-25,000 metric tons annually Ford and ENERGY STAR offer tips for consumers to reduce their own household energy use At Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F), the commitment to energy efficiency and saving money now starts at the office computer. Under a new program...

2010-03-04 10:37:00

Record Filings Follow SEC Calls for Stronger Corporate Attention to Climate Change BOSTON, March 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leading U.S. investors today announced that they have filed a record 95 global warming shareholder resolutions with 82 U.S. and Canadian companies that face far-reaching business challenges from climate change. The 40 percent increase in resolutions filed over last year is a first sign of the growing pressure on companies to disclose climate risks and opportunities...

2010-03-01 13:02:00

DEARBORN, Mich., March 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ford Motor Company earned its fifth straight ENERGY STAR® Award for Sustained Excellence from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency In 2009, Ford improved energy efficiency in the U.S. by 4.6 percent resulting in savings of approximately $15 million Actions that have enabled Ford's energy efficiency gains range from updated heating and lighting systems to advanced computer controls Ford Motor Company's actions to...

2010-01-28 10:37:00

ICCR/Trucost Tool Seen as the First Step in Assessing Climate Risk During "Lag" Between SEC Order and Company Compliance; More Than 150 Companies Highlighted. NEW YORK, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Now that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has decided that climate-related risks are material information that publicly traded companies must disclose to investors, what do investors do in the several months it will take for the disclosures made by companies to catch up...

2010-01-28 02:00:00

LONDON, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- According to an Acclimatise report, backed by IBM (NYSE: IBM), over 80% of global mining companies surveyed claim their physical assets would be affected by extreme weather events, yet only 13% report taking action to protect their assets that are critical to business success, attracting financial investment and the safety of employees. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO) The report findings highlight the critical choices...

2010-01-27 13:41:00

Leading Investors Hail Today's Landmark Decision WASHINGTON, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission today issued new interpretive guidance that clarifies what publicly traded companies need to disclose to investors in terms of climate-related "material" effects on business operations, whether from new emissions management policies, the physical impacts of changing weather or business opportunities associated with the growing clean energy economy....

2010-01-21 11:04:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Top international carbon and climate change expert Irbaris expands its activities in North America with the opening of an office in the U.S. nation's capital. Headquartered in London, Irbaris has built a global practice in the carbon, climate change and clean tech arenas, working across Europe, Africa and Central Asia. Irbaris counsels businesses, entrepreneurs, investors and governments on how to better navigate the challenges of a changing physical...

2010-01-06 13:00:00

Nearly half of money managers surveyed ignoring climate risks, considering it 'non-material' BOSTON, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Although there is overwhelming scientific consensus that climate change is underway and governments are imposing regulations to curb greenhouse gases, the vast majority of the world's largest investment managers are not factoring climate-related trends into their short- and long-term investment decision-making, the result being significant 'hidden risks' in the...


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