(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) Clark, NJ - February 10, 2011 - L’Oréal USA has joined the SmartWay® Transport Partnership, an innovative collaboration between the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the freight industry to increase energy efficiency by reducing greenhouse gas emissions and air pollution associated with transportation.
(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) NEW YORK, NY - February 9, 2011 - Anvil Knitwear, a century-old apparel brand, today announced that it has joined the fast-growing Business for Innovative Climate & Energy Policy (BICEP) coalition. Anvil becomes the 20th member of BICEP, a group of major American companies committed to working with businesses and policymakers to enact meaningful energy and climate policies.
1.4 Million New Jobs Associated with Installing Pollution Controls and Building New Power Plants
(3BLmedia/theCSRfeed) WASHINGTON, DC - February 8, 2011 - Air pollution rules being proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for the electric power sector will provide economic benefits and jobs across much of the United States, concentrated especially in the next five years, according to a new report from Ceres announced today at the 2011 Good Jobs, Green Jobs National Conference.
Answer our questions on Twitter and you could win a free ClimateCounts.org WEADDUP T-shirt!
A round of applause to Jill for winning last week’s #T-shirt Tuesday contest! Last week we asked our Twitter followers to name the airline with the highest Climate Counts score. The answer Southwest Airlines. Southwest scored a 57/100 in the latest round of Climate Counts scores. Send Southwest a message and encourage them to keep taking climate action!
Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
Bringing people together for meetings, often for multiple days at a time, can create a "host" of environmental impacts—from the smog and greenhouse gas emissions associated with air and ground travel to the paper, plastic, and food waste associated with feeding attendees. In fact, Marriott Hotels, estimates that the average three-day meeting attended by 1,000 people produces more than 12 tons of trash, uses 200,000 kilowatts of power and consumes 100,000 gallons of water.