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2014-08-25 08:21:29

Citizens of the World details environmental, social and economic sustainability initiatives MONTREAL, Aug. 25, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Air Canada today released the 2013 edition of Citizens of the World, the airline's third corporate sustainability report. The document evaluates Air Canada's performance during 2013 in four key areas of sustainability: safety, the environment, the well-being of employees, and the company's community involvement. "Communities are important to Air...

2012-06-12 10:41:02

Towards a sustainable life Differences in attitudes and cultural values could have far-reaching implications for the development of a sustainable global society, according to an analysis to be published in the International Journal of the Sustainable Economy. Rune Ellemose Gulev of the University of Applied Sciences Kiel, Germany, has explored the cultural values associated with sustainability that makes some people more inclined to adopt what might conventionally be considered as...

2011-04-07 13:00:00

BROOMFIELD, Colo., April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- During 2010, Ball Corporation (NYSE: BLL) reduced its global energy use by 2 percent and waste-to-landfill by 6 percent, the company said today. All reductions are based on per unit of production. Eleven of Ball's manufacturing facilities in North America and Europe now send no waste to landfill, compared to six facilities in 2009. Ball also announced that it has been selected for two sustainability and social responsibility indexes...

2011-03-22 17:25:00

SAO PAULO, March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Former US President Bill Clinton, former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, Virgin Group founder Richard Branson and filmmaker James Cameron will all speak at the 2nd INTERNATIONAL FORUM ON SUSTAINABILITY, which is scheduled to take place March 24 through 26 in Manaus, Brazil. The event is being produced by SEMINARS, a Brazilian company that plans business seminars, and promoted by LIDE (Brazil's Business Leaders' Group), which includes 750...

2009-07-22 12:00:00

CLAREMONT, Calif., July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Claremont McKenna College's Roberts Environmental Center today released a detailed analysis of the social responsibility reporting efforts of the world's top entertainment corporations. All but the highest-scoring company is based in the US. The report contains a compilation of Pacific Sustainability Index scores evaluating the environmental and social reporting of the 14 entertainment companies on the 2008 Fortune Global 500 and Fortune 1000...

2009-05-19 14:19:00

Roberts Environmental Center gives top marks to Mirant and Pinnacle West Capital CLAREMONT, Calif., May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The Roberts Environmental Center of Claremont McKenna College (CMC) today released a detailed analysis of the social responsibility reporting efforts of America's top energy and utilities corporations. The two reports contain a compilation of Pacific Sustainability Index scores evaluating the environmental and social reporting of the 48 U.S. energy and utilities...

2009-05-19 15:51:00

Roberts Environmental Center analyzes the World's largest companies in the motor vehicles & parts, forest & paper products, industrial & farm equipment; consumer food, food production & beverages; and telecommunications, network & peripherals sectors CLAREMONT, Calif., May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The Roberts Environmental Center of Claremont McKenna College (CMC) today released a detailed analysis of the social responsibility reporting efforts of many of the World's top...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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