Nine more General Motors facilities have achieved the U.S. EPA ENERGY STAR® voluntary Challenge for Industry, bringing the company’s total to 63, more facilities than any organization worldwide. The facilities efforts resulted in a collective avoidance of $162 million in energy costs and a reduction of 1.6 million metric tons of CO2 – equivalent to the electricity use of 244,000 homes.
Environmental and social-impact entrepreneurs invited to compete at SB London on November 18-19
SAN FRANCISCO, September 5, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Sustainable Brands® recently announced that it is expanding its start-up competition to London, England. Environmental and social-impact entrepreneurs with innovative business ideas are encouraged to apply and compete at the Sustainable Brands Innovation Open (SBIO) in conjunction with the SB London conference taking place on November 18-19 at the Lancaster London.
Prizes awarded for innovative safe water and sanitation solutions in the developing world
Stockholm, September 4, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Reed Elsevier, a world-leading provider of professional information solutions, today announced the winners of the 2013 Reed Elsevier Environmental Challenge, which supports innovative solutions to improve sustainable access to safe water and sanitation.
New Investments Support Sustainable WASH Service Delivery
Stockholm, September 4, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Yesterday, at World Water Week in Stockholm, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Coca-Cola Company announced support for new programs under their Water and Development Alliance (WADA) that will provide over 190,000 people with improved clean water and/or improved sanitation services by the end of 2015.
New Partnership Support Sustainable WASH Service Delivery in Africa to Benefit At Least 270,000 People
Stockholm, September 4, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Today at World Water Week in Stockholm, The Coca-Cola Company (TCCC) and Water and Sanitation for the Urban Poor (WSUP) announced the Company’s support of new programs in four African countries –Kenya, Zambia, Madagascar, and Mozambique.
Employee-designed Arrowedge® piloted for fuel and related emissions reductions
September 19, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Union Pacific unveiled in August its Arrowedge® production version, piloting the employee-designed aerodynamic technology for fuel and locomotive emissions reductions on double-stack intermodal freight trains. Years in development, the Arrowedge® is the latest innovation in Union Pacific's ongoing commitment to design, build and implement fuel-saving technologies.