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Elsevier and Energy Institute Organize First Energy Systems Conference To Be Held in June 2014, London, UK

Press Release

London, UK, September 11, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical, and medical information products and services, today announced its official collaboration with the Energy Institute (EI) in organizing the first Energy Systems conference to be held 24-25 June 2014 in London.

Thermo King TracKing™ Telematics Solution Integrates with Add On Systems

Summary: 
  • Combined solution increases operational efficiency, fleet up-time and improves on-time delivery
  • TracKing captures mission-critical data and notifies customers of issues
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  • Combined solution increases operational efficiency, fleet up-time and improves on-time delivery
  • TracKing captures mission-critical data and notifies customers of issues

BAN Applauds LG Electronics for Responsible e-Waste Recycling

100% of LG's U.S. e-Waste Now Goes to e-Stewards Recyclers, Who Won't Export it to Developing Countries
Press Release

SEATTLE, Sept. 10, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Global electronics and appliance innovator LG Electronics has received high praise from the toxic trade watchdog group Basel Action Network (BAN) for ensuring that none of LG’s e-waste is exported to developing countries.

EXECUTIVE PERSPECTIVE: A Roadmap Towards Quantifying and Managing Natural Capital Risk

Article

By Ivo Mulder, Liesel van Ast, and Rachel Mountain | 30 August 2013

“Despite mounting evidence, natural capital is hardly accounted for by capital and insurance markets. The Natural Capital Declaration aims to provide solutions.”

Infrastructure Upgrades at Racine Unified School District Save an Estimated $150,000 Annually

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  • District recieving Trane Energy Efficiency Leader Award
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  • District recieving Trane Energy Efficiency Leader Award

Gerald Johnson Remarks at GM's ENERGY STAR Challenge for Industry Event in Flint, Mich.

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Thanks Amy [Amy Farmer, complex director for GM’s Flint Manufacturing Operations] and Barry [Barry Campbell, chairman of UAW Local 598]. And thanks to all of you for coming out on this beautiful day.

Mayor Walling [Dayne Walling, mayor of Flint, Michigan], I’d also like to welcome you and express our appreciation for your ongoing support of GM’s Flint Operations.

Novo Nordisk Finds Responsible Production In Unusual Places

Do you want to know how Novo Nordisk’s production sites are doing their part to create a healthier and cleaner planet? Find out in the Q2 issue of Novo Nordisk’s sustainability magazine – The TBL Quarterly.
Press Release

August 27, 2013 /3BL Media/  – Today, Novo Nordisk publishes its second issue of the company’s digital sustainability magazine – The TBL Quarterly.  The content in the new issue, Responsible Production, explores the successes and challenges of managing the company’s environmental impact at its global insulin production sites.

10 Tips For Better Energy Management

Blog

General Motors’ team members possess a competitive spirit when it comes to efficiently operating its facilities. This year, we received an EPA ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year award and 54 of our plants recently met ENERGY STAR’s Challenge for Industry.

GM Employees Amp Up Efforts to Amp Down Energy Use

Blog

Imagine a 66-year-old assembly plant that competes with the newest builds when it comes to energy efficiency.

GM Tops ENERGY STAR® Challenge for Industry Plants

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General Motors has met the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Energy Star Challenge for Industry by reducing energy intensity by an average of 23 percent at 31 plants – 22 of which are repeat achievers. Collectively they avoided more than 374,000 metric tons of greenhouse gases – the equivalent of electricity use by 56,049 homes in the United States annually.

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