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2014-02-26 12:27:23

Tim Cost, Holcim (US) senior technical service engineer and ACI Fellow, to instruct for three education sessions at show BEDFORD, Mass., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Holcim (US), Inc., one of the nation's leading manufacturers of cement and mineral components, will display and provide education resources at the 2014 CONEXPO-CON/AGG trade show. The event takes place in Las Vegas, Nevada on March 4-8, 2014. Holcim's senior technical service engineer and Fellow of the American...

2014-02-21 12:25:23

Final call for registrations before US $2 million Holcim Awards competition closes for entries TORONTO, Feb. 21, 2014 /CNW/ - The Holcim Awards for Sustainable Construction, a $2 million USD competition, recognizes innovative projects, community plans, buildings, technologies and ideas from around the world that deliver economic and social performance while considering environmental impact. Entries for the 4th cycle of the Holcim Awards must be submitted online at...

2013-11-21 12:23:20

WASHINGTON and OTTAWA, Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- UL Environment, a business unit of Underwriters Laboratories (UL), has issued a new UL Standard (UL 175) for Sanitary Paper Products that specifically includes the Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) among forest certification standards that can be used as evidence that a product meets the "Sustainable Forest Source" or "System for Evidence Sourcing" criteria. Another acceptable certification program cited was the...

2013-11-05 20:23:41

Actions Align with Weyerhaeuser's Commitment to High Standards of Forest Management FEDERAL WAY, Wash., Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Weyerhaeuser Company this week joined 25 of the world's leading forest products companies in announcing the need to significantly scale up sustainable forest management. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120111/AQ34535LOGO) Weyerhaeuser and the 25 other members of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) Forest Solutions...

2013-11-05 16:21:42

ISTANBUL, Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) released a statement Monday that promotes the expansion of forest certification across the supply chain. The statement marked a significant step towards the growing trend of recognizing all credible forest certification programs as a proof point for responsible forestry. The WBCSD Forest Solutions Group, led by 26 of the world's leading companies along the forest products...

2013-09-09 08:22:57

Woman-Managed Forestry Collaborative Independently Assessed by SCS Global Services EMERYVILLE, Calif., Sept. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Tenzas Forest in Galicia, Spain has earned certification as a responsibly managed forest under the prestigious Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) standard, based on an independent assessment conducted by SCS Global Services (SCS). Under a unique, collaborative management enterprise, timber management and harvesting, beekeeping, and cattle production...

2013-08-29 23:30:14

Enterprise Asia awards "Most Promising Entrepreneurship Awards 2013" to Nina Alag Suri, Founder and Group CEO of Nastrac Group in the annual awards ceremony which honours and recognizes proven entrepreneurs and their contribution to the business world. (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 Each year, Enterprise Asia - Asia’s foremost NGO for entrepreneurship, honours a select number of proven entrepreneurs from across Asia with the Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship award. Each of these...

2013-08-26 08:24:03

SCS Global Services Confirms Travel Guide Leader's Conformance to Forest Stewardship Council Requirements MELBOURNE, Australia, Aug. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 98% of Lonely Planet's paper consumption is now Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified, as confirmed based on an independent assessment conducted by SCS Global Services (SCS), an internationally recognized certification body. Nearly all of Lonely Planet's print publications, including travel guides, phrasebooks,...

2013-08-23 16:21:39

15 Singaporean Companies Win Asia Pacific's Most Prestigious Awards for Entrepreneurs SINGAPORE, Aug. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Enterprise Asia, the region's leading non-governmental organisation for entrepreneurship has once again honoured business leaders and entrepreneurs at the Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards 2013 in Singapore. Marking its fifth year in awarding outstanding entrepreneurs in Singapore, Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards continues its mission in...

2013-07-09 16:27:00

SINGAPORE, July 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Twenty companies from Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Vietnam and Thailand received the prestigious Asia Responsible Entrepreneurship Awards 2013 Southeast Asia for their corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives. The Awards were presented by regional non-governmental organisation, Enterprise Asia, at a closed-door awards ceremony at Marina Bay Sands in Singapore. (Photo:...