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Carnival is Making a Commitment to Protect the Environment

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Arnold Donald gets serious when he talks about protecting the environment. After all, as CEO of Carnival Corporation, the world’s largest cruise ship company, his business depends on healthy oceans and clean beaches. “We do not want to not only ‘not do harm’, we actually want to make the environment better, especially marine environment,” Donald says, “because that’s the place we operate the most.”

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Carnival Corporation to Expand the Fathom Experience to Additional Company Cruise Line Brands

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MIAMI, November 4, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world’s largest leisure travel company, announced Wednesday plans to expand its Fathom brand’s Dominican Republic social impact experiences to its other cruise line brands sailing to its Amber Cove port of call.

“Message In A Can” Awareness Campaign: Costa Cruises And Cial Consortium Donate Three Benches to Savona

Three benches made of recycled aluminum as a result of separate collection
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SAVONA, October 27 2016 /3BL Media/ - Three benches made of recycled aluminum have been positioned at Darsena, in front of the historic “Torretta” as a gift to the community of Savona. This is one of the results of the “Message in a can” initiative, which was launched earlier this year by CIAL (Aluminum Packaging Consortium), Municipality of Savona, Ata Spa (Savona Municipality Company for waste collection) and Costa Cruises, in order to promote and develop the collection and recycling of aluminum in the city.

Las Vegas Sands Recognized as World Leader for Corporate Climate Change

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LAS VEGAS, October 26, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE: LVS) has been identified as a global leader for its actions and strategies in response to climate change, and has been awarded a position for a third time on the Climate A List by CDP, the international not-for-profit that drives sustainable economies.

ARIA Resort and Casino Receives a 5 Key Rating With New GSTC Recognized Green Key Eco-Rating Program

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Originally published on TravelDailyNews.com

Green Key Global announced ARIA Resort and Casino, a Green Key Global member since 2010, has received a 5 Key rating with the new GSTC Recognized Green Key Eco-Rating Program. 

AIDAsol Departs from Hamburg for the Canaries

Second season with low-emission power supply from LNG hybrid barge
Press Release

October 20, 2016 /3BL Media/  - Docking for the 24th time in Hamburg, AIDAsol ended this year’s cruise season in the Hanseatic City on October 19, 2016. At 8:00 a.m. the cruise ship docked for the last time in 2016 at the HafenCity West cruise terminal.

GRI Podcasts: Beyond Reports - Episode 8, Vishnee Payen

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In this month's episode of Beyond Reports, listen to Vishnee Payen, Group Sustainability & CSR Manager at LUX Resorts & Hotels, talk about how the hotel operator is using their sustainability reporting process to contribute to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. LUX Resorts & Hotels is a member of GRI’s GOLD Community.

Driving Security into Digitized, Connected Cars

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As cars become digitized and connected to enable a better driving experience, enhance safety and relieve congestion, the threat of a cyber event is ever present. But General Motors goes to great lengths to protect both customer lives and their personal information.

Preparing for a Lower Carbon Future

By Sophia Mendelson
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Since the Wright brothers, planes have been running on fossil fuel – that’s 100 years of using the same energy source. Just as the term “fossil” implies, the externalities from this form of fuel means there is need for rethinking. Investments in renewable energy are needed for a more sustainable future, especially in the aviation industry.

As an airline, it’s no secret that our largest impact is emissions. Earlier this week, JetBlue made a big step towards our future by announcing one of the largest renewable jet fuel purchase agreements in U.S. aviation history. 

Running Out of Gas

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In this respect, electric vehicles carry less risk. If gasoline supply or infrastructure fails, electric vehicle owners don’t lose their mobility. In a moment like this in Georgia, I’m grateful for that benefit.

I got an interesting text from my brother Patrick a couple of days ago. Out of the blue, he texted, “Must be nice to be an electric car owner….”

I thought, “Why yes, yes it is! But why on earth is he texting me that?”

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