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2014-09-11 12:22:08

$5,000 Prize Awarded to Three Companies in California, Minnesota and Rhode Island WASHINGTON, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Three small business winners were announced today for Green America's quarterly "People & Planet Award," which recognizes innovative small U.S. businesses that deeply integrate environmental and social considerations into their strategies and operations. This round of the awards focused on small green businesses that specialize in products or services for...

2014-09-10 08:24:16

September 11 Event to be Live Streamed at cleanbusiness.livefrom.com BOULDER, Colo., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New Hope Natural Media today announced that Dave Kingsbury, Vice President of Partnership and Product Development, will speak at the Clean Business Investment Summit, the premier annual event showcasing cutting edge, high growth Quadruple Bottom Line Businesses (People, Planet, Process, Profits). The Clean Business Investment Summit brings together high-growth,...

2014-09-01 12:20:51

MUNICH, September 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- H.C. Starck, one of the world's leading manufacturers of technology metals and advanced ceramics, has published an updated Sustainability Report that includes the relevant information for the 2013 fiscal year. "The 2013 update takes stock of where we stand in terms of our sustainability performance during the 2013 fiscal year," explained Dr. Andreas Meier, CEO of H.C. Starck. "We are convinced that sustainability-oriented and...

2014-08-20 23:01:06

Small to midsize New Jersey businesses interested in implementing or expanding environmentally friendly practices can now get pro bono advice and technical assistance from counselors with expertise in sustainability and pollution prevention, thanks to a new NJSBDC initiative that is being funded by a grant from the US Environmental Protection Agency. Newark, NJ (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Small to midsize New Jersey businesses interested in implementing or expanding environmentally friendly...

2014-07-17 12:24:07

Save the Date! KANSAS CITY, Mo., July, 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Electric Utility Industry Sustainable Supply Chain Alliance (Alliance) announced today it will hold its signature event September 24-25, 2014 at the Orlando World Center Marriott in Orlando, FL. The theme is "Powering Business Value Through Sustainability." The event follows the UPMG conference at the same location. Sustainability, supply chain and environmental staff attending will: 1....

2014-06-17 16:21:47

POULTNEY, Vt., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Green Mountain College announced today that it will offer the nation's first online Master of Science degree in Resilient and Sustainable Communities (MRSC). This two-year program, accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, will begin in February 2015 with a residency featuring Bill McKibben, author of The End of Nature and climate-change activist. "If we have one need on this planet, it's for resilient...

2014-06-10 23:01:54

The Longfellow Clubs takes innovative steps to decrease energy, water, and gas usage. Natick, MA (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 In the past decade, The Longfellow Clubs, a group of sports clubs and children’s centers based in the greater Boston area, has become a national leader in the fitness industry, showing resource-intensive businesses that even a fitness center can get into environmental shape. Since 2006, The Longfellow Clubs has pioneered several practices new to the industry that prove...

2014-06-09 12:22:59

DALLAS, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Comerica Incorporated today announced it has been rated the highest scoring U.S. bank in the recently released Newsweek 2014 Green Rankings U.S. 500 list, which ranks the 500 largest publicly-traded companies in the United States by market cap. Overall, Comerica was rated #138, up from #372 in 2012, the last time Newsweek completed its green rankings. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140606/95779) (Logo:...

2014-06-05 16:22:03

St. Louis-Based Company Named One of Nation's Greenest Corporations ST. LOUIS, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sigma-Aldrich Corporation (Nasdaq: SIAL) was named in the top five today on Newsweek's 2014 Green Rankings, one of the world's foremost corporate environmental rankings. In its third appearance on the list, Sigma-Aldrich ranked number five out of 500 U.S. corporations, putting the St. Louis-based life science company in the top 1 percent for environmental performance. "We...

2014-06-04 12:23:27

Trucost measures the business, environmental and social value of Cradle to Cradle certification by 10 early adopters. SAN FRANCISCO, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute today released the report "Impacts of the Cradle to Cradle Certified Products Program" with Trucost, the world's foremost environmental data and research company. The study assesses the business, environmental and social impacts for 10 companies and certified products and...


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