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Sustainable Actions, Responsible Growth- AIDA Cruises Presents Roadmap to the Future

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February 14, 2014 /3BL Media/ - “Structuring growth sustainably and responsibly” - that was the subject of the Parliamentary  Evening on February 13, 2014, hosted by Rostock cruise line AIDA Cruises and the Representation of the State of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania in Berlin. Around 180 personalities from the government, business, and media took this opportunity to discuss possible paths to an environment- and resource-conserving future in the cruise industry.

Apartment Composting: The Down and Dirty

Japanese fermentation process now allows apartment dwellers to compost easily.
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Watch this episode of Conscious Living as we get the skinny on how to compost in a city or urban environment using a cutting edge Japanese technology from the compost experts at Feed Earth Now.

Energizing Our Employees, One Charging Station at a Time

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With plug-in electric vehicles becoming more visible and playing a leading role in the future of automobiles, there is increased demand for more charging stations, especially at work. GM has committed to increasing these charging stations to accommodate a growing number of EV enthusiasts at its facilities.

Beyond the environmental benefits, EVs eliminate hassles at the pump and save time and money. Although they still represent a small share of the auto market at 1.5 percent, sales rose 83 percent from 2012 to 2013. The movement is growing, as are the places people can charge up.

Carnival Cruise Lines Announce Fleetwide $300 Million Program to Enhance Operating Reliability and Guest Comfort

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April 17, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Carnival Cruise Lines, a unit of Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), today announced that it has implemented a program to significantly enhance emergency power capabilities, introduce new fire safety technology, and improve the level of operating redundancies across its entire 24-ship fleet. This enhancement program will cost more than $300 million, and rapid upgrades have already begun.

AECOM Young Engineers Volunteer in India — Emotional Connections, Unforgettable Experiences

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"His name is Sunil, 34 years old and originally from the rural Andhra Prakesh region east of Bangalore, [India,]" writes Chris Austin-Berry, project manager based in AECOM’s Christchurch, New Zealand, office. "Born to farming parents, he moved to the city with his wife and children in search of better working opportunities, a common story among slum residents.

Planning for a Cleaner, Greener Long Island (Part 1 of 3)

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Home to more than 2.8 million residents, Long Island, New York, is one of the most densely populated regions in the United States. As a prime example of partnering across the public and private sectors, AECOM was the lead consultant to the consortium of Long Island counties, towns and organizations that helped develop the Cleaner Greener Long Island Regional Sustainability plan.

In addition to helping the consortium quantify strategies and test results in advance for better decision-making, AECOM provided technical experience using the company’s climate action planning toolkit.

Approval of New Sustainable Aviation Biofuel

Boeing comments on newly approved aviation biofuel, farnesane
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ASTM International, the fuel standards organization, today announced that farnesane, which is made from plant sugars, can be blended up to 10 percent with conventional petroleum jet fuel (Jet A/A1).

New Analysis: America’s Largest Companies are Jumping on Clean Energy Bandwagon and Saving More Than $1 Billion a Year

Recent corporate renewable energy and greenhouse gas reduction efforts equivalent to retiring 15 coal-fired power plants
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Washington, DC, Jun 19, 2014 /3BL Media/ - The nation’s largest companies are leaving Washington gridlock on climate change behind and rapidly embracing renewable energy sourcing and greenhouse

AECOM Leads Resilient Cities Activities for U.N. R!SE Initiative Launch

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LOS ANGELES, June 19, 2014 /3BL Media/ — AECOM Technology Corporation, the world’s #1-ranked engineering design firm, announced today that it led the resilient cities activity stream during the launch of the United Nations’ Disaster Risk-Sensitive Investments, or “R!SE”, Initiative.

Why Volkswagen Loves Sunshine Big Time

Carmaker uses energy from some of the largest photovoltaic plants
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This is the second part of a series on highlights from the brandnew Volkswagen Group Sustainability Report 2013 - the summary of our efforts to strike a balance between resource efficiency, economic stability, and social responsibility.

Volkswagen cares about the environment. Part of it is our push to use more energy from renewable sources.

The group now already obtains around one third of its electricity from green power.

That’s why we love sunshine - at several our our factories, the sun helps to make cars greener from the start.

Read on - or go directly to the sustainability report

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This is the second part of a series on highlights from the brandnew Volkswagen Group Sustainability Report 2013 - the summary of our efforts to strike a balance between resource efficiency, economic stability, and social responsibility.

Volkswagen cares about the environment. Part of it is our push to use more energy from renewable sources.

The group now already obtains around one third of its electricity from green power.

That’s why we love sunshine - at several our our factories, the sun helps to make cars greener from the start.

Read on - or go directly to the sustainability report

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