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Guest Post: Seeking Leading Companies to Drive Renewable Energy Revolution

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What can rotary dial telephones, cathode ray tube (CRT) televisions and door to door milk delivery teach us about the renewable energy revolution? They show us how once commonplace products and services have and will always be replaced by newer ones. It’s not farfetched to say 2014 is to renewable energy what 1955 was to the CRT TV – the golden age of renewable energy is just now upon us.

New Research: U.S. Water Pricing Disincentivizes Investment in Water Savings

Corporations and Residents Risk Depleting Their Water Supply if They Base Water Decisions on Price Alone; Water Utilities and Municipalities Must Look at the Energetic Price of Water
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Boston, MA, July 15, 2014 /3BL Media/ - In the wake of the Department of Energy report, The Water-Energy Nexus: Challenges and Opportunities, the source energy intelligence company, Energy Points, today released new research on U.S. municipal water pricing. The findings are compiled in the white paper, How Not to Price Water. It concludes that U.S.

Spotlight on Sustainability

Issue #11
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In this issue of Spotlight on Sustainability you will read about some of the strategic ways Sodexo fights childhood hunger and influences wellness in our communities.  We feature articles on our recent commitment to Partnership for a Healthier America; the urban farm at the Medical University of South Carolina; and the work of Sodexo’s employee advocates for the fight against childhood hunger. You will also hear from a few of Sodexo’s executives about their personal tips for staying healthy.

Major US Companies: Unmet Renewable Energy Demand Requires Market Shift

Companies including Mars, Sprint, Walmart, GM and Facebook urge energy suppliers to offer more renewable energy products that meet their needs
Press Release

Washington, DC, July 11, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Seeking to increase availability of cost-competitive renewable energy to run their businesses, 12 leading companies today signed the Renewable Energy Buyers’ Principles to better communicate their purchasing needs and expectations to the marketplace.

6 Key Reasons Why Investing in Solar Makes Sense

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When Verizon made its $100 million investment last year in onsite green energy, the company knew it would be money well spent. After all, this investment would generate more than 90 million kilowatt hours of clean fuel cell and renewable solar power at nearly 20 Verizon facilities in six states – Maryland included.

6 Reasons for Solar Investments

Operational Risk Management: What All EHS Managers Should Know

Download Complimentary Report from LNS Research
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Operational risks are inherently different from many other types of risks. Operational failures not only impact health, safety and the environment: they also have a direct impact on financial performance.

Quiz: What You Don’t Know About Wind Energy

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You've seen those tall white turbines turning on hillsides or on windy plains, but how much do you know about the energy captured from wind?

Visit The Great Energy Challenge Energy Quiz Hub and put your energy IQ to the test.

Last U.S. Coal-Fired Steamship Sails On, Aiming for a Cleaner Wake

Lake Michigan's S.S. Badger must meet pollution restrictions by next year.
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As it has almost every year for more than six decades, the venerable S.S. Badger is again ferrying passengers, cars, and cargo across Lake Michigan this summer. But it's a different ship now.
 
Passengers shouldn't notice the changes. The beloved horns sound the same, the staterooms remain comfortable enough for a nap during the four-hour crossing, the TV lounges and restaurants are open for business. The large steamship, which is the last coal-burner on the Great Lakes and in the United States, retains its throwback grandeur.
 

Stakeholder Chat: A Conversation with Mars, Incorporated on its 2013 Principles in Action Summary

On July 24, 2014, Mars, Incorporated will hold a live Twitter chat in collaboration with CSRwire and TriplePundit to offer an in-depth discussion about sustainability
Summary: 

Twitter Chat Info

Date: Thursday, July 24, 2014

Time: 11:30am-12:30pm ET / 8:30am-9:30am PT

To RSVP Please send the following tweet: 

I’m joining @triplepundit & @AmanSinghCSR to talk w/@MarsGlobal about sustainability and 2013 PiA Summary #MarsSusty http://bit.ly/1jmibNB

You may also drop us an email at nick@triplepundit.com and join us on Twitter at #MarsSusty

Accounts to follow: @MarsGlobal @triplepundit @nickaster @amansinghcsr

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Twitter Chat Info

Date: Thursday, July 24, 2014

Time: 11:30am-12:30pm ET / 8:30am-9:30am PT

To RSVP Please send the following tweet: 

I’m joining @triplepundit & @AmanSinghCSR to talk w/@MarsGlobal about sustainability and 2013 PiA Summary #MarsSusty http://bit.ly/1jmibNB

You may also drop us an email at nick@triplepundit.com and join us on Twitter at #MarsSusty

Accounts to follow: @MarsGlobal @triplepundit @nickaster @amansinghcsr

Taking Pipeline Construction to New Heights

TransCanada overcame the steep and rugged mountainous terrain in Mexico by utilizing uncommon pipeline construction techniques.
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While the word gondola conjures images of skier-filled cable cars ascending breathtaking slopes, in the spectacular terrain along TransCanada’s Tamazunchale Extension Pipeline Project, this is not the case. Here, a state-of-the art construction gondola transports tons of steel pipe and construction materials, not people. This gondola technology is helping crews conquer the steep, difficult slope they’ve affectionately dubbed, “Waterloo”.

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