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2011-05-05 13:40:00

May 11 Award Ceremony Honors Achievements in Sustainable Forestry, Agriculture, and Tourism and Climate Change TICKER SYMBOL (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) MONTREAL, May 5 /PRNewswire/ - Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) - Continuing its work with the Rainforest Alliance to help promote sustainability, Domtar announced today it will co-sponsor the Rainforest Alliance 2011 Annual Gala. The environmental group's 20th annual dinner and award ceremony May 11 in New York City will...

2011-04-07 14:23:00

SHELTON, Conn., April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- All Pionite® Decorative Surfaces' products are now available with full Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification upon request at no extra cost. Pionite customers now have the capability of producing certified products from the full complement of Pionite laminates without the need for a minor component derogation. Full FSC certification is another measure of Pionite's high environmental standards. As the company grows,...

2011-04-07 14:18:00

SHELTON, Conn., April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nevamar® Decorative Surfaces' products are now available with full Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification upon request at no extra cost. Nevamar customers now have the capability of producing certified products from the full complement of Nevamar laminates without the need for a minor component derogation. Full FSC certification is another measure of Nevamar's high environmental standards. As the company grows, this...

2011-04-04 11:27:00

CINCINNATI, April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Chiquita Brands (NYSE: CQB) today unveiled the Nogal Collection exclusively at the Chiquita online store at www.ChiquitaStore.com. The Nogal Collection debuts recycled products produced by all-female microbusiness - Manos Creativas ("Creative Hands") - in Costa Rica, part of a Chiquita-supported corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiative to develop independent sources of revenue in the communities near the Nogal Nature and Community Project....

2011-04-02 00:00:28

The Made in USA Brand Certification Mark became registered with the United States Patent and Trademark Office on December 14, 2010. This is big news to United States businesses and consumers. It comes at a time when American jobs and manufacturing are hot topics in the news around the dinner table and in Washington, D.C. The Made in USA Brand Certification Mark is available for any U.S. business that meets the accreditation standards found at http://www.madeintheusabrand.com/form/ Columbus,...

2011-03-02 09:10:00

TICKER SYMBOL UFS (NYSE, TSX) New Brand Will Feature Rainforest Alliance Certified Seal,Part of a Growing Push to Promote Forest Conservation, Environmentally Responsible Paper MONTREAL, March 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - To help promote forest conservation and environmental responsibility, Staples will launch a new brand of paper supplied by Domtar Corporation (TSX: UFS) (NYSE: UFS) marking the first time the office products company's brand of paper carries the Rainforest Alliance...

2011-01-10 06:00:00

UTRECHT, The Netherlands, January 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sara Lee Corp. (NYSE: SLE) announced today a new five-year initiative to boost its sustainable commodity program. In the past five years Sara Lee has become the world's largest buyer of UTZ CERTIFIED Good Inside(R) coffee thanks to cumulative purchases of more than 110 million kilos of the commodity. Today the company committed to more than triple that amount in the next five years and purchase at least 350 million kilos...

2010-10-28 10:00:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its complimentary onboard beverage service, American Airlines will offer Java City(TM) coffee to all its customers inflight beginning Nov. 1. The eco-friendly, hand-roasted blend is 100 percent Rainforest Alliance Certified(TM), grown on sustainably managed farms. "We are committed to exploring greener options for all of our products, both inflight and on the ground, to enhance the travel experience for our loyal customers," said Rob...

2010-10-20 13:08:00

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Green Living Project(TM), the leading media production and distribution company showcasing global sustainability-related initiatives, has announced their newest production expedition, this time to Mexico (Oct. 15 - 29). Green Living Project has partnered with Mexico Tourism Board and others to document six leading examples of sustainable tourism in southeast Mexico. These tourism-related initiatives will be showcased at the upcoming United Nations...

2010-10-04 11:50:00

MONROVIA, Calif., Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Naked® Juice, the super-premium juice maker known for using only the best bare-naked fruits and vegetables, is on a mission to find "The Naked Truth." Led by a new national advertising campaign that highlights the brand's own Naked Truth, fans are encouraged to submit their personal truths--whether it be a rule to live by or a crazy confession--at Facebook.com/nakedjuice. Simultaneously, those truths will be streamed live into...


Word of the Day
glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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