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2014-09-18 12:24:09

WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves announced today that it will host the first ministerial- and CEO-level Cookstoves Future Summit: Fueling Markets, Catalyzing Action, Changing Lives in New York City, November 20-21, 2014. The Summit marks an important opportunity in the Alliance's efforts to prevent the more than 4 million deaths that occur every year from household air pollution caused by smoke from the use of open fires and...

2014-09-16 23:01:39

CCN encourages college campuses to reduce electricity and water consumption. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Organizing partners The Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building Council, Lucid, the Alliance to Save Energy and National Wildlife Federation are pleased to announce the fifth annual Campus Conservation Nationals (CCN) competition. From February through April 2015, participating schools will have the opportunity to compete to reduce electricity and water...

2014-09-16 12:22:59

WASHINGTON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alliance for Responsible Atmospheric Policy today announced support for policies and actions with a goal to reduce global hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) emissions by 80 percent by 2050. "As technology companies, we firmly believe with the right global policies and incentives we can develop and deploy solutions that are both environmentally and economically effective to prevent ozone depletion and global warming emissions," said...

2014-09-11 08:23:40

Standard offers new features with state-of-the-art remote control technology and smart home integration SAN RAMON, Calif., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The ZigBee Alliance, a global ecosystem of organizations creating wireless solutions for use in energy management, commercial and consumer applications, today announced the ratification of the ZigBee Remote Control 2.0 standard. The standard is now available for product development and can be downloaded for free from the Alliance...

2014-09-09 12:34:57

NetAmerica Alliance Member brings high-speed 4G LTE connectivity to rural Virginia DALLAS, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NetAmerica Alliance, LLC today announced that Buggs Island Telephone Cooperative (dba BIT Communications) has gone live with 4G LTE broadband service under the NetAmerica Alliance service brand, Bonfire(TM). NetAmerica Member, BIT Communications, headquartered in Bracey, Virginia, has built a 4G LTE network which currently consists of nine sites covering Amelia,...

2014-08-01 04:20:54

BOSTON, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alliance for Solar Choice (TASC) supports the passage of today's important solar legislation, H. 4185. As passed, the legislation: -- Extends the state's net metering cap. -- Establishes a Green Ribbon Commission to 1) evaluate a minimum bill to support the distribution system and 2) examine an alternative incentive program to deploy 1600 MW of distributed solar by 2020....

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....

2014-07-14 00:20:11

PARIS, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alliance for Responsible Atmospheric Policy (the Alliance), addressing an audience of international delegates, cited "dramatic progress" in the development of low-global warming potential (GWP) solutions for technologies that have relied on fluorocarbon compounds for valued societal products, and cited the Montreal Protocol as the proper venue for dealing with the policy challenges. "The Montreal Protocol has succeeded because of its...

2014-07-10 23:00:59

Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety announced today it will extend compensation benefits to workers from two months’ to up to four months’ wages for workers displaced as a result of factory remediation, effective immediately. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 One week ahead of its annual Board meeting, the Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety announced today it will extend compensation benefits to workers from two months’ to up to four months’ wages for workers displaced...

2014-07-01 12:32:57

New Higher Education Group Will Harness Power of Video Games ASPEN, Colo., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Higher Education Video Game Alliance (The Alliance), launched today at the Aspen Ideas Festival, will provide a platform for leading academics to showcase the critical role video game programs are playing in educating and preparing students for the 21st century workforce. The Alliance will afford its members, including professors and other campus leadership, an opportunity to share and...


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