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FOX to Receive Environmental Media Green Production Award for Eco-Casino Party

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Each year, the Environmental Media Awards honor film and television productions that convey environmental messages in creative ways, and at this year's awards ceremony, FOX Broadcasting Company will receive the special EMA Green Production Award. The award recognizes FOX for its efforts to raise awareness and funds for environmental causes through the FOX Fall Eco-Casino Party.

Carnival Corporation Multi-Year Fuel Conservation Program Expected to Save More Than One Billion Gallons of Fuel and Reduce Carbon Emissions by 12 Billion Kilograms by End of 2014

Fleet of over 100 ships will see 24 percent improvement in fuel efficiency from 2007 through 2014; Broad, multi-year strategy to conserve onboard energy usage and reduce fuel consumption will save $2.5 billion in fuel costs by the end of 2014
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October 2, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world’s largest cruise company, today released the results of its multi-year Fleet Fuel Conservation Program that by the end of 2014 will have saved more than one billion gallons of fuel and reduced fleet carbon emissions by 12 billion kilograms over a seven year period.

Eastman Receives ENERGY STAR® CHP Partnership Award

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October 1, 2014 /3BL Media/ - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognized Eastman Chemical Company with an ENERGY STAR® Combined Heat and Power (CHP) Award for excellence in combined heat and power operations at its Kingsport site. 

U.S. EPA Recognizes Caterpillar for Award-Winning CHP Project

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WASHINGTON, D.C., October 1, 2014 /3BL Media/ — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today recognized Caterpillar Inc. with its ENERGY STAR Combined Heat and Power (CHP) Award. The company received the honor following the U.S. EPA’s review of Janssen Research & Development’s global research facility in Spring House, Pennsylvania, which houses a highly-efficient CHP system powered by a Caterpillar generator set.

Environmental Sustainability: Company Hosts Seventh Annual National Clean Energy Summit | September 2014 CSR Newsletter

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Clean energy visionaries and leaders, public officials, business executives, policy experts, entrepreneurs, investors, citizens, and students gathered for the annual National Clean Energy Summit.

Xizi Otis Chongqing Plant Earns LEED® Gold Certification

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CHONGQING, China: The Xizi Otis (Chongqing) Elevator Co., Ltd. factory in Chongqing received Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council®. LEED is a global benchmark for the design, construction and operation of green buildings; achieving LEED Gold underscores the continuing commitment by Xizi Otis to China’s green future.

David XL Green Scoops a hat-trick of awards

David XL Green, the world’s greenest draught system, recognised at the RAC Cooling Industry Awards 2014
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Amsterdam, September 25, 2014 /3BL Media/ – HEINEKEN is delighted to announce that David XL Green, the world’s greenest draught system, has received further industry recognition at the prestigious RAC Cooling Industry Awards 2014.  At an awards ceremony, which took place yesterday evening in London, David XL Green was named “End User of the Year – Non-Supermarket”.

Fact or Fiction: The Environmental Impact of Travel

Cindy Ortega, Senior Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer for MGM Resorts International, shares tips for greener travel.
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Mediaplanet: Why is it important to think about the environment when planning your vacation?

Cindy Ortega: The reason why it’s important to think about the environment while you’re taking a vacation is because it’s important to think about the environment in everything you do. You don’t leave it at home when you pack your suitcases. It’s something that’s a part of your everyday life, wherever you are.

LG Gas Dryers First To Be Certified For 2015 Energy Star® Specification

Total of 14 New ENERGY STAR Certified Gas and Electric Dryer Models Include Award-Winning LG EcoHybrid Heat Pump Electric Dryer
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WASHINGTON, Sept. 24, 2014 /3BL Media/Paving the way for the first energy efficiency standards for residential clothes dryers taking effect in 2015, LG Electronics is the first home appliance manufacturer to announce ENERGY STAR certified gas dryers.

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.

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