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2014-08-27 12:32:08

CHF 500 million overall investment, with CHF 15 million to develop AAA coffee growing programs in Africa MILAN, August 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On the occasion of the second annual meeting of the Nespresso Sustainability Advisory Board, Jean-Marc Duvoisin, CEO of Nestle Nespresso, set out an ambitious strategy to accelerate the company's sustainability focus and introduce several major new initiatives that will create significant benefits for the business, society and the...

2014-08-15 23:01:35

International environmental consulting firm Trinity Consultants and Sacramento-based Sierra Research have agreed in principle to merge, to provide enhanced air quality consulting and pollution control research and engineering to clients. (PRWEB) August 15, 2014 Trinity Consultants, Inc., an international environmental consulting firm that specializes in industrial air quality issues, and Sierra Research, an air quality and pollution control research and engineering firm, announce an...

2014-08-02 23:02:19

Environmental consulting company Trinity Consultants has acquired Schreiber Yonley & Associates providing enhanced service capability for the cement industry and other sectors in the Midwest and beyond. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) August 02, 2014 Trinity Consultants, Inc. (Trinity) an international environmental consulting firm that specializes in industrial air quality issues, announces its acquisition of Schreiber Yonley & Associates (SYA), an environmental consulting company located in...

2014-07-23 23:09:44

For the sixth year in a row, the business management services firm, ZweigWhite, has named Marstel-Day to its Hot Firm List of fastest-growing U.S. architecture, engineering, and environmental consulting firms. Fredericksburg, VA (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 For the sixth year in a row, the business management services firm, ZweigWhite, has named Marstel-Day to its Hot Firm List of fastest-growing U.S. architecture, engineering, and environmental consulting firms. Marstel-Day was listed at #56...

2014-07-21 08:25:05

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Newfield Exploration Company (NYSE: NFX) today released its inaugural corporate responsibility report. The report highlights the Company's commitment to corporate responsibility and sustainable business practices in its areas of operations, governance, safety and environmental stewardship as well as workforce development and community support. A digital version of the report is available at www.newfield.com/CR. Newfield's...

2014-07-01 08:32:22

TOLEDO, Ohio, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) announced significant progress toward achieving its 2020 environmental footprint goals, and declared its intentions to expand its handprint beyond the walls of its facilities. The company released those results today in its eighth annual Sustainability Report. The company defines its handprint as the net-positive effects of its products, market-leading work to drive energy efficiency and climate-impact improvements across...

2014-06-19 23:15:32

Measurabl’s platform will now access big data sets from hundreds of utility providers to assist companies with sustainability reporting. Atlanta and San Diego (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Measurabl, Inc. - a SaaS solution for sustainability reporting - and Urjanet, Inc., the world’s first provider of automated big energy data, today announced their partnership. Measurabl will now utilize Urjanet's big energy data to enable their customers to report more easily and accurately on their...

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...

2014-05-27 08:26:11

HOPKINTON, Mass., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- STORY HIGHLIGHTS -- The 2013 EMC Sustainability Report is now available, highlighting commitments, successes and challenges. -- The report showcases new 2020 mid-term goals to highlight EMC's commitment to realizing long-term objectives. -- Seven detailed reports provide a deeper dive into how different business functions are acting on EMC's sustainability strategy. EMC Corporation (NYSE: EMC) today...

2014-05-22 23:01:46

Allied Environmental Services, Inc. of Lima, Ohio continues to add specialized equipment as the company expands services and client base. Lima, Ohio (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 To meet increasing customer demand and the evolving needs of industry, Allied Environmental Services, Inc. (Allied), one of the Midwest’s premier environmental services providers, recently announced that it has expanded its fleet of specialized equipment through acquisition of a new1,200 cfm vacuum truck. The new unit...


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Agronomy for Sustainable Development
2012-06-04 18:51:36

Agronomy for Sustainable Development is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published by Springer Science+Business Media. The journal was founded in 1981, at which time less than 10 percent of published material was in English. The journal underwent a series of major changes from 2003 to 2006, including the addition of extra field editors, switching from hardcopy to full electronic managing, producing all English material, and setting up a pre-selection committee at the submission stage....

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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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