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CDP Recognizes 21st Century Fox as Leader in Sustainability Disclosure for Sixth Straight Year

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For the sixth consecutive year, the environmental nonprofit CDP has commended 21st Century Fox for the transparency and thoroughness of its corporate sustainability program. CDP assesses the depth and quality of companies' climate change data each year, and the organization's latest report ranks 21st Century Fox among the top 7% of S&P 500 companies, placing it on the Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index.

Thermo King Unveils the Latest Technology and Sustainable Advancements in Transport Refrigeration at IAA Commercial Vehicle Show 2014

Innovative Thermo King refrigeration solutions improve quality of life around the world by helping customers reliably deliver life’s essentials
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BRUSSELS, September 24, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Thermo King, a manufacturer of transport temperature control solutions for a variety of mobile applications and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, is marking new milestones and launching breakthrough solutions at the IAA Commercial Vehicle Show on 25 September – 02 October in Hanover, Germany.

MGM Resorts International’s Sustainability Program Receives “Galaxy” Star Award from the Alliance to Save Energy

Global honor recognizes outstanding achievements of the company’s Green Advantage program
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Washington, D.C., September 24, 2014 /3BL Media/ - MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) received the Alliance to Save Energy's highest honor, the "Galaxy" Star of Energy Efficiency Award at a special awards ceremony this week in Washington, D.C.. Each year, the Star of Energy Efficiency Awards are bestowed upon individuals, organizations, companies, government programs and learning institutions that have demonstrated  a significant and tangible commitment to the cause of energy efficiency both in the United States and abroad.

Global Business Leaders Take Strong Stand for Carbon Pricing

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NEW YORK, Sept. 23 2014 /3BL Media/ – Over thirty carbon pricing champions were announced today in front of 400 global leaders from business, Government and civil society during a UN Private Sector Forum, held at UN Headquarters as part of the UN Secretary-General’s Climate Summit.

Ingersoll Rand to Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Half by 2020; Invests $500 Million in Energy Efficiency to Address Climate Change

CEO Mike Lamach speaks at 2014 Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Annual Meeting and UN Climate Summit to help solve the world’s unsustainable demand for energy resources
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New York, September 22, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Ingersoll Rand (NYSE:IR), a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, stands on the global stage this week as part of the 2014 CGI Annual Meeting and United Nations Climate Summit to declare the importance of, and the company’s commitment to, reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Ingersoll Rand’s Commitment to Action will avoid the same amount of CO2 emissions that can result from powering nearly 2 million homes for one year.  

Kellogg Company Joins BICEP Coalition

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September 19, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Business for Innovative Climate & Energy Policy (BICEP) announced today that the American icon and inventor of Corn Flakes, Kellogg Company, has joined the BICEP coalition to advocate for innovative climate and clean energy policies.  

Constellation Brands Joins Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable

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September 23, 2014 /3BL Media/ - The Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER) welcomes Constellation Brands, a leading beer, wine and spirits company, as its newest member. With over 100 brands in its portfolio, Constellation Brands will bring multi-category perspectives to BIER’s collaborative approach to reduce resource consumption, mitigate impacts and ensure the sustainable future of the beverage sector.

Eastman Encourages Others to “Be a Star” with ENERGY STAR® Superheroes

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Earlier this year, Eastman Chemical Company was honored by the EPA with an ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year Sustained Excellence award. On the heels of its 2012 and 2013 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year recognitions, Eastman was the first chemical company to achieve Sustained Excellence, ENERGY STAR’s highest award.

Childhood Memories Lead to Career-long Conservation at Safeway

Safeway's corporate director of energy utilization helps inspire actionable sustainability at the company
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Victor Munoz, ‎corporate director of energy utilization, brings to Safeway a long history of sustainable living. His family owned a restaurant serving local foods in the 1960s, and they spent weekends on California’s Sonoma County beaches where his parents taught him to respect the earth and leave no trace behind.

His upbringing led him to a career where he gets to educate colleagues about energy and water conservation best practices, helping to ensure that future generations can also grow up appreciating the planet’s natural beauty.

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