Energy efficient distribution center also named 100th landfill-free site
(3BL Media) Lansing, MI - June 20, 2012 - General Motors’ Lansing Customer Care and Aftersales parts distribution center reached landfill-free status and earned ENERGY STAR® certification for superior energy efficiency from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
La dernière version inclut des produits supplémentaires ainsi qu’une usine
(3BL Media) Montréal - le 20 juin 2012 – Afin de renforcer la transparence de son calculateur de ressources inégalé dans l’industrie, Domtar Corporation (NYSE:UFS) (TSX: UFS) a annoncé aujourd’hui une mise à jour de son site primé, La Trace papier (www.latracepapierdomtar.com). Cette nouvelle version permet l’ajout d’une panoplie de produits et d’une usine supplémentaire pour aider, entre autres, les clients à en apprendre davantage sur les impacts environnementaux et sociaux des usines de papier Domtar.
(3BL Media) Montreal - June 20, 2012 - To bolster its industry-leading transparency tool, Domtar Corporation (NYSE:UFS) (TSX: UFS) today announced an expansion of its award-winning site, The Paper Trail (www.domtarpapertrail.com). The move adds more products and an additional mill, among other updates, to help customers learn even more about the environmental and social impacts of Domtar paper.
Recorded live at the New Economics Institute Strategies for a New Economy Conference on June 9, 2012, Mike Wallace speaks about how his work as Director of Focal Point USA for the Global Reporting Initiative, which provides sustainability reporting standards and guidelines, advances the new economy movement. "Unless we have data that's comparable put out in a standardized form, we can't make any decisions or pass any judgments" about sustainability, says Wallace.
Environmental impacts of AWEA’s WINDPOWER 2012 100% offset with wind
(3BL Media) Atlanta, GA - June 19, 2012 – Sterling Planet has supplied wind renewable energy certificates (RECs) for the American Wind Energy Association’s (AWEA) WINDPOWER 2012 Conference and Exposition, making the June event in Atlanta the first in North America to be labeled by WindMade as 100% powered by wind.
(3BL Media) Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - June 19, 2012 - Scientists, politicians and civil society groups called world leaders, who will meet at Rio+20 on 20-22 June, to adopt a target to secure healthy soils and to halt land degradation.
The call came during the global observance event of 2012 World Day to Combat Desertification (WDCD) on 17 June in Rio de Janeiro, just a few days before the start of the Rio+20 Conference. The event was held under the theme “Healthy soil sustains your life: LET’S GO LAND-DEGRADATION NEUTRAL”.
(3BL Media) Madison, WI - June 18, 2012 - Leonardo Academy announced that the public comment period for the new draft standard for Type III Life-Cycle Impact Profile Declarations for Products and Services (LEO-SCS-002) is extended to July 10, 2012 due to popular demand and to maximize the opportunity for additional public comments.