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2014-04-08 16:21:10

Updating WWII "War Bond" Model to Spark Job Creation, Energy Security, Clean Energy, and Increased Energy Efficiency WASHINGTON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Clean energy boosters on Capitol Hill are borrowing a page from World War II "war bonds" by introducing today a new bill - the Clean Energy Victory Bonds Act of 2014. Available in denominations starting as low as $25, this proposed new U.S. Treasury bond will enable Americans to invest in the nation's clean energy future....

2014-03-28 23:27:17

Robert Kuhn, President of New York-Based Sustainability Consulting Firm, Presented Emerging Trends to Ross School of Business and Erb Institute for Global Sustainable Enterprise in Formal Speech Delivered on March 18, 2014 Ann Arbor, MI (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 In his third visit to the University of Michigan’s main campus, Robert Kuhn, President of New York-based sustainability consulting firm Kuhn Associates Sustainability Advisors, LLC, told an audience of faculty, staff and students...

2014-03-25 16:22:29

WASHINGTON, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC), which with its member organizations represents more than 200,000 businesses across the U.S., announced its support for the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) new proposed rule for water safety. The rule clarifies the EPA's regulatory power under the Clean Water Act, after two recent Supreme Court decisions threw some protections into legal jeopardy. In a statement, ASBC...

2014-02-11 08:24:58

National sustainability program focuses on waste, water and carbon ATLANTA, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Enterprises today announced expanded goals for Cox Conserves, the company's national sustainability program. The program originally focused on carbon reduction and now includes waste and water goals. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140211/CL62436LOGO) The program's expanded goals include: -- Sending Zero Waste to Landfill in the next 7-10 years -- Becoming Carbon...

2014-01-28 20:21:26

DALLAS, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kimberly-Clark Corporation has been named to the first "Natural Capital Leaders Index" of global companies that have successfully reported growing revenues in recent years while reducing environmental impacts. The Natural Capital Leaders Index was published this month by GreenBiz Group, in association with Trucost plc, as part of its seventh annual report, State of Green Business 2014. The index names Kimberly-Clark among 34 "decoupling leaders"...

2013-12-19 16:21:58

KATY, Texas, Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and DNV GL - Business Assurance will develop and implement joint projects in the field of water footprint measurement and promote water management best practices, with a particular emphasis on Africa. They will also help build the capacity of the local private sector in the field of certification, label creation, evaluation, training and coaching in food safety and security, as...

2013-11-27 23:25:55

The Green Business Bureau grants PreCheck, a Houston-based leading healthcare background screening and employment qualification firm, with Gold level green business certification. Houston, TX (PRWEB) November 27, 2013 PreCheck, a background screening firm focused on serving the healthcare industry’s employment screening and credentialing needs, announced it has recently earned Gold level green business certification by the Green Business Bureau (GBB). During its twentieth anniversary...

2013-11-20 23:20:38

La Prima Catering, a full-service company offering corporate and special events catering, tops the list as the “Greenest Caterer on the East Coast” and number two in the entire U.S., according to the Green Restaurant Association. La Prima is extremely proud of this accomplishment and the dramatic steps the company has taken to reach this level of sustainable business practices. College Park, MD (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 La Prima Catering, a full-service company offering corporate and...

2013-11-11 08:21:50

JACKSON, Mich., Nov. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers Energy performed well against industry peers in sustainable business practices during 2012, ranking in the first quartile when compared to 24 utility companies from around the U.S. "Consumers Energy has been a part of the fabric of Michigan communities for 125 years. Our goal with our sustainability practices is to be here for another 125 by ensuring that we treat all of our stakeholders -- customers, communities, and employees -- as...

2013-11-04 12:29:20

Five companies recognized for excellence in sustainability WASHINGTON, Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) presented its 2013 Better Practices, Better Planet 2020 Sustainability Awards at the association's annual meeting on Friday, Nov. 1 in Charleston, S.C. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120725/DC46454LOGO) Designed to recognize exemplary sustainability programs and initiatives in the paper and wood products...