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Consumer Brands and Investors Attend State Energy Official Meeting to Advocate Clean Energy Policies

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February 3, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Today state energy officials from twelve states, including Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, and Pennsylvania met with eBay, General Mills and Unilever to discuss corporate adoption of renewable energy and energy efficiency, and the implications for state policy, at the National Association of State Energy Officials (NASEO) 2015 Energy Policy Outlook Conference.

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February 4, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Join the U.S. Chamber Foundation as we dive into circular economy principles at the 2015 Sustainability Forum. Register today for The Circular Economy: Unleashing New Business Value, and receive a 20% early bird discount!

Ecocentricity Blog - February 3, 2015


Ray Anderson loved his family.  He loved his company and his employees.  He grew to love this beautiful blue-green planet and the life upon it.  But his alma mater held a special place in his heart.  Yes, Ray loved Georgia Tech.

CEMEX Innovates with Mobile System to Sort Solid Waste for Use as Alternative Fuels in Mexico


CEMEX in Mexico has introduced an innovative solid waste sorting system in the form of a mobile plant that will support its efforts to increase the use of alternative fuels. This system will help lengthen the usable life of landfills, increase the recovery rate of recyclables, improve the working conditions for landfill workers, and produce better alternative fuels. The system is expected to help avoid the emission of 130,000 tons of CO2 into the atmosphere annually.

Into the Kiln: CEMEX and Alternative Fuels


“Into the Kiln” is our interactive new game that teaches you about the benefits of Alternative Fuels in the cement industry. Burn alternative fuels to generate the heat needed to produce cement, but make sure temperature in the kiln does not get too high! Keep an eye out on the carbon emissions you avoided through this ecological alternative to traditional fossil fuels. 

TransCanada Awarded Bronze Class Distinction by RobecoSAM


TransCanada has once again been recognized by RobecoSAM, and has qualified for inclusion in RobecoSAM’s 2015 Sustainability Yearbook as a Bronze Class recipient for sustainability performance. RobecoSAM, with the S&P Dow Jones Indices, publish the renowned Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI).

Eyeing New Technology for Pipeline Leak Detection

Innovative leak detection technology to be used at a TransCanada pump station

When it comes to triple axels, even the most imperceptible of flaws in a figure skater’s performance can impact a final score. So when University of Calgary professor Dr. Wael Badawy was approached to develop a video algorithm to record and analyze the performance of figure skaters for better results, he realized he may have a business with a great number of potential applications on his hands. He explored these with his research team introducing innovative video analytic applications in hospital, airport and wildlife settings.

Dropping Oil Prices Highlight Growing Fossil Fuel Risks

In advance of oil company earnings calls, investors and analysts warn of shifting industry trends away from fossil fuels
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BOSTON, January 29, 2015 /3BL Media/ – In advance of ExxonMobil, Shell and BP quarterly earnings calls, investors and industry analysts today voiced growing concerns about excessive industry spending on high-cost, high-carbon fossil fuel projects that may be bad financial bets as the world continues to reduce its reliance on fossil fuels, accelerate renewable energy and reduce overall carbon emissions to counter the threat of climate change.

Andersen Signs Ceres Climate Declaration, Declares Goal to Reduce Solid Waste, Energy and Water Use 20 percent by 2020

Company is the first window and door manufacturer to sign declaration supporting innovative business actions to address climate change
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BAYPORT, MN,  January 29, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Andersen Corporation announced today that it has signed the Ceres Climate Declaration on behalf of its Andersen® Windows, Renewal by Andersen® and Silver Line® brands. The Climate Declaration works to accelerate the adoption of sustainable business practices to build a healthy global economy.

Las Vegas Project Shows Power of Solar Panels


The desert-bound city of Las Vegas enjoys average highs of 41⁰C on July days, but drops to a positively frigid 35⁰C in September.  So you can imagine the demands on the regional power grid from air conditioning alone. With a population of just under 2 million – not including the tourists – southern Nevada demands a lot of electricity. We spoke with Chris Brophy, Vice President of Corporate Sustainabilty for MGM Resorts International to see what they’re doing to offset the energy demand on the grid.


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