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2010-09-30 09:00:00

MILWAUKEE, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson Controls (NYSE: JCI), a global diversified company in the building and automotive industries, has been named to four Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) investment indexes. Johnson Controls climate change disclosure practices have been recognized by inclusion on the Global 500 Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index (CDLI), S&P 500 Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index, Global 500 Carbon Performance Leadership Index (CPLI), and S&P Carbon...

2010-09-23 08:00:00

HOPKINTON, Mass., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- EMC Corporation (NYSE: EMC), the world leader in information infrastructure solutions, announced today it has been commended for the fourth consecutive year by the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) for its thorough and transparent climate change disclosure. The Carbon Disclosure Project represents 534 institutional investors with $64 trillion in assets under management. "We are honored to be recognized again by the CDP for our disclosure and the...

2010-09-21 09:00:00

CHICAGO, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second consecutive year, the Carbon Disclosure Project recognized Boeing (NYSE: BA) as one of the world's leading companies in reporting climate-change risks and taking actions to improve environmental performance. The Carbon Disclosure Project, an investor-funded nonprofit organization that produces the most comprehensive survey of global corporate carbon emissions, listed The Boeing Company in its 2010 Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index....

2010-09-20 18:05:00

HOUSTON, Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Spectra Energy Corp (NYSE: SE) was ranked first in the Energy Sector on the 2010 Carbon Disclosure Project's (CDP) "Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index (CDLI)." The CDLI highlights constituent companies within the S&P 500 that have displayed the most professional and transparent approach to corporate governance in respect to climate change disclosure practices. This is the second year the company has held the top slot. Spectra Energy also ranked first...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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