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LGElectronics Earns Marriott’s 2013 Supplier Sustainability Award

LG Recognized for Innovative Ideas - Helping Hospitality Giant Meet Sustainability Goals
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BETHESDA, Md., Oct. 11, 201 /3BL Media/ – LG Electronics has been honored with Marriott International’s 2013 Supplier Sustainability Award. The annual award recognizes the Marriott supplier that has made a significant impact on its guests and properties through innovative ideas toward helping Marriott meet its sustainability goals.

Energy Efficiency on Display

TransCanada's Cancarb plant uses waste heat recovery to provide emission-less power for the city of Medicine Hat, Alberta
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The students donned their high visibility smocks, safety glasses and gloves, and with that they were ready to tour the plant.

Cancarb had been chosen as an ideal touring site for members of the University of Calgary’s Institute for Sustainable Energy, Environment and Economy Students’ Association (ISEEESA), a student club that emphasizes the need for a cleaner energy supply, a healthy environment and an efficient economy.

Climate Change Journal Focuses Special Issue on Indigenous Peoples as they Cope with Consequences of Climate Change

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BURLINGTON, VT, October 4, 2013 /3BL Media/ – NativeEnergy, Inc. – Climate change. Two words with deeply varying meaning depending on who you are. Depending on where you live. Depending on the degree to which dramatic changes in weather affect your life. These two words bring with them complex and overwhelming challenges to Indigenous peoples. For some, it means the physical moving of entire communities, the loss of sacred religious sites, the disruption of plants and animals critical for subsistence. Climate change. Two words that mean an end to a people’s way of life.

Join Ingersoll Rand at U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon to Discuss Residential Energy Efficiency & Home Automation

Summary: 
  • Gary Michel, vice president, Ingersoll Rand Residential Solutions, will speak today at the "Connected Technology and Energy Efficiency Powerful Ideas Symposium".
  • He and other Ingersoll Rand executives are available for individual interviews. Details below.
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  • Gary Michel, vice president, Ingersoll Rand Residential Solutions, will speak today at the "Connected Technology and Energy Efficiency Powerful Ideas Symposium".
  • He and other Ingersoll Rand executives are available for individual interviews. Details below.

EXECUTIVE PERSPECTIVE: Investment rush to Africa must manage sustainability risks

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As the UN-supported Principles for Responsible Investment initiative begins its annual event in Cape Town on October 1st, its Executive Director Dr. James Gifford considers the sustainability challenges faced by investors in African companies

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By Dr. James Gifford | 27 September 2013

GM’s Energy Stars: Jim Divilbiss, Flint Assembly

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All this week, we will be recognizing GM employees from across the globe who helped the company achieve the U.S. ENERGY STAR Challenge for Industry earlier this year. Without their diligence and commitment to the goal, we wouldn’t be able to tout the fact that 63 plants across the globe have reduced 1.6 million metric tons of CO2 respectively.

Elsevier Announces the Launch of a New Journal: Energy Research & Social Scienceisco Recognized by EPA as Green Power Partner of the Year

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Oxford, UK, September 30, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced the launch of the Energy Research & Social Science, a new journal dedicated to examining the relationship between energy systems and society.

Blog: Keystone XL, five years and still waiting

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Today marks five years from when TransCanada filed its original application in the United States to build the Keystone XL Pipeline. Back in 2008, we had just received a Presidential Permit for our original Keystone Pipeline after a standard regulatory approval process that lasted 21 months. We were able to move forward with putting 9,000 Americans to work building the pipeline that began service in July 2010 and has now safely delivered nearly 500 million barrels of oil from Canada to refineries in the U.S. Midwest.

EXECUTIVE PERSPECTIVE: Biodiversity as a Solution for Sustainable Agriculture

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By Fred Pearce |  13 September  2013

Conservationists must find common ground with farmers, if they are to achieve their goals of stemming biodiversity loss, says Braulio Dias, the Executive Secretary of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD).

“In the past we have given most of our attention to the traditional conservation strategy of protected areas.  But that won’t work on its own.  More and more, we at the Convention are highlighting biodiversity as part of the solution to agricultural problems, rather than an impediment to economic development.”

Ingersoll Rand Named to 2013 Dow Jones Sustainability World and North America Indices

Summary: 
  • Placement acknowledges the company's progress in embedding sustainability into operations and customer solutions
  • Ingersoll Rand transparency initiatives include Annual and Sustainability Report detailing company performance
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  • Placement acknowledges the company's progress in embedding sustainability into operations and customer solutions
  • Ingersoll Rand transparency initiatives include Annual and Sustainability Report detailing company performance

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