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2014-08-20 08:23:11

Iberdrola USA corporate parent lauded for global sustainability policies. NEW GLOUCESTER, Maine, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Newsweek recently acknowledged IBERDROLA, the corporate parent of Iberdrola USA, as the most sustainable Spanish utility and the third-most sustainable utility worldwide, according to rankings drawn up by the magazine in collaboration with Corporate Knights Capital. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140128/MM54425LOGO The award sponsors ranked...

2014-07-22 08:24:35

SAN JOSE, Calif., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Altera Corporation (Nasdaq: ALTR) announced today it has ranked #24 on the Newsweek Magazine 2014 Green Rankings of more than 500 U.S. companies. Newsweek's annual Green Rankings are one of the world's most recognized assessments of corporate sustainability and environmental impact. Newsweek evaluated companies on eight specific indicators, including conservation and sustainability efforts in the areas of energy, carbon, water, and waste...

2014-06-16 12:22:19

SPARKS, Md., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- McCormick & Company, Incorporated (NYSE: MKC), a global leader in flavor, was recognized by Newsweek's 2014 Green Rankings as a top U.S. company for overall corporate sustainability and environmental performance. McCormick has made great progress in these areas. Among 500 U.S. companies ranked, McCormick is the only food company featured in the top 10, coming in at #6. Newsweek also issued a top score for its "Reputation" metric,...

2014-06-12 08:22:36

PALO ALTO, Calif., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR), the world leader in radiotherapy systems and software, has been rated among the greenest companies in the United States by the influential Newsweek Green Rankings for 2014. "We're proud to be recognized for our commitment to sustainability and this will spur us on to continually improve our efforts," says Dow Wilson, Varian's chief executive officer. "Our company's mission is to help save lives...

2014-06-09 12:22:59

DALLAS, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Comerica Incorporated today announced it has been rated the highest scoring U.S. bank in the recently released Newsweek 2014 Green Rankings U.S. 500 list, which ranks the 500 largest publicly-traded companies in the United States by market cap. Overall, Comerica was rated #138, up from #372 in 2012, the last time Newsweek completed its green rankings. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140606/95779) (Logo:...

2014-06-05 16:22:03

St. Louis-Based Company Named One of Nation's Greenest Corporations ST. LOUIS, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sigma-Aldrich Corporation (Nasdaq: SIAL) was named in the top five today on Newsweek's 2014 Green Rankings, one of the world's foremost corporate environmental rankings. In its third appearance on the list, Sigma-Aldrich ranked number five out of 500 U.S. corporations, putting the St. Louis-based life science company in the top 1 percent for environmental performance. "We...

2014-06-05 08:22:45

TORONTO, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Newsweek, together with research partner Corporate Knights Capital, today released the 2014 Newsweek Green Rankings. The Newsweek Green Rankings evaluate the world's largest publicly traded companies using eight metrics that collectively provide a transparent measurement of overall corporate environmental performance. Companies were scored on each metric against their industry peers using a 0-100% scale. Using an industry-relative...

2014-05-28 08:26:31

Signs Agreement with Empirical Media to Pursue Foreign License Opportunities for Newsweek in Target Markets around the World NEW YORK and LONDON, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Just three months after print editions of Newsweek successfully re-launched on newsstands in the United States and Europe, the iconic newsweekly publication announced that it has entered into an exclusive partnership with Empirical Media to pursue foreign license agreements for Newsweek and Newsweek.com in...

2014-02-18 08:32:47

AVT shares jump over 15% on news CORONA, Calif., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AVT, Inc. (OTC Markets: AVTC) (www.autoretail.com), a leader in custom vending machines and automated retail stores announced that their shares jumped over 15% on Friday, presumably on news that the federal government took a significant step toward legitimizing the marijuana industry. The Washington Post stated, "The Obama administration on Friday gave the banking industry the green light to finance and...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.