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Whalesafe: Presentation of the Sperm Whale Protection Protocol of Conduct

Costa Cruises is the first shipping company to participate in the project
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GENOA, July 6, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Monday morning the Aquarium of Genoa played host to the presentation of the sperm whale protection protocol of conduct developed by the partners of the Whalesafe conservation project and co-financed by the European Union through the Life+ program, including the University of Genoa (Department of Physics and the Department of Earth Sciences, Environment and Life), Costa Edutainment, the Maritime Administration of Genoa, the Harbourmaster's Office of Savona and Softeco Sismat.

 

Sands ECO360 | Waste Management and Recycling

We have taken a holistic approach to waste management through developing solutions suitable to our regional operations.
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Sands ECO360 | Our Journey of Sustainable Development

Our iconic properties are architectural masterpieces and many of them are also examples of functional sustainable design.
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As a developer of Integrated Resorts, we have the opportunity to influence design and construction decisions to build high-performance green buildings.

2007
The Palazzo Las Vegas was our first green building constructed according to the LEED rating system.

2009
Built on the 126-acre former Bethlehem Steel plant, Sands Bethlehem is the largest remediated brownfield site in the United States. This project demonstrated our commitment to preservation.

Las Vegas Sands Reaches Five-Year Global Sustainability Milestone

Sands ECO360 Releases Report Detailing Accomplishments
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LAS VEGAS, June 29, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Sands ECO360, the global corporate sustainability program of Las Vegas Sands (NYSE: LVS), under the Sands Cares corporate citizenship initiative, has released its 2015 report.

Carlson Wagonlit Travel’s New CEO Confirms His Strong Commitment to Responsible Business

Fourth annual sustainability report released.
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Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT), a confirmed responsible business leader in the travel industry, today released its fourth annual Responsible Business Report. The report shows how CWT is leading as an ethical and socially responsible company. It also highlights unique and personal stories from employees around the world, showing how they are bringing responsible business to life inside the company.

What’s Driving Electric Cars Into the Mainstream? Plenty

Financial inducements, lower battery costs and more charging options will help electric vehicles take over the road.
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Many electric vehicle owners love their ride, considering it their dream car. They enthusiastically share tips on, say, how to drive more electric miles.

GM Dominates the Top 10 in Study of Most American-Made Vehicles

Press Release

DETROIT, June 20, 2016 /3BL Media/ - For the fourth consecutive year, Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac vehicles are the leaders of the Made in America Automotive Index produced by American University’s Kogod School of Business.

The Buick Enclave, Chevrolet Traverse and GMC Acadia together tied for No. 1, while 17 other General Motors vehicles ranked in the Top 10.

Georgia Department of Transportation Board Endorses Innovative, Safe and Sustainable Demonstrations on The Ray C. Anderson Memorial Highway Paving the Way for Sustainable Transportation Innovation

The Ray Will Become a Proving Ground for Safer, Smarter Highway Mobility
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The Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) State Transportation Board yesterday passed a resolution endorsing a project of The Ray C. Anderson Foundation, The Ray, to re-imagine our highway system into one that is safer and more sustainable.

The Ray, officially known as the Ray C. Anderson Memorial Highway, is an 18-mile corridor on Interstate 85 that connects exits 1 and 18 – from West Point, Ga., to LaGrange Ga.

Sustainability For Hotels Is No Longer Just About Hanging Your Towel On the Door

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Soap for Hope™, Sealed Air’s soap recycling and repurposing program, has become a key element in hotel sustainability and social responsibility programs. What on the surface seems like a simple effort to reduce guest waste at major properties around the world is actually changing lives in the communities where the soap would otherwise be discarded. Hotel properties who are customers of Sealed Air’s Diversey Care are eligible to participate in the Soap For Hope program.

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