AT&T teams up with the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) to examine ways to save water in its facilities.
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Water is essential to life, and managing its consumption is critical for the health of future generations. Research shows that within 20 years, domestic demand for water will increase by 40 percent, requiring smart solutions that reduce water use where possible. Environmental Defense Fund and AT&T are exploring both operational and technical opportunities to help protect this vital resource.
MCLEAN, Va., Oct. 24, 2012 /3BL Media/PRNewswire/ - On Thursday, October 25th, 2012, Mars will be featured at two prominent conferences on both sides of the globe, addressing international audiences on the role of business in securing a sustainable future.
Ranking at 122 up from 157 and third most highly rated U.S. Hotel & Restaurant Company
LAS VEGAS, October 24, 2012 /3BL Media/ - For the third consecutive year, MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) has been listed among Newsweek Magazine’s 500 most environmentally responsible companies in the United States—moving up 35 places to 122—and also as the highest ranking company in the casino resort industry.
The company also ranked as the third most highly rated U.S. Hotel & Restaurant Companies.
Industrial facilities in the United States generate and manage 7.6 billion tons of nonhazardous industrial waste in land disposal units annually, according the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. General Motors, however, recycles 90 percent of its worldwide manufacturing waste and has 102 landfill-free facilities with a goal of 125 globally by 2020.
Blueprint summarizes waste-reduction strategies and global landfill-free program
DETROIT, October 24, 2012 /3BL Media/ - General Motors is offering a downloadable blueprint that summarizes its process for making its plants and facilities landfill-free, meaning all production waste generated is reused, recycled or used to create energy. The document is intended to help companies of all sizes and industries reduce waste and create efficiencies.
Investors Managing $800 Billion in Assets Cite Broad Economic Benefits of Production Tax Credit
BOSTON, October 24, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Two dozen investors with more than $800 billion in assets under management today called for an immediate extension of the Production Tax Credit (PTC) for renewable power. In a letter delivered to Congressional leaders, investors noted that this critical tax credit creates broad economic benefits, both for wind power producers and their suppliers across the nation. Several of these investors will meet with Congressional staff tomorrow to discuss their support for the credit.
When it comes to corporate social responsibility, aspirational mission statements are not enough – consumers and other stakeholders demand proof of progress. The 2012 Cone Communications Corporate Social Return Trend Tracker finds that 84 percent of Americans hold companies accountable for producing and communicating the results of CSR commitments.
Darden Restaurants improved 50 spots in this year's Newsweek Green Rankings, placing 198 overall on the list that ranks the best environmental performers among the country’s largest publicly traded companies. The Newsweek Green Rankings are considered the most rigorous of their kind.
New Cone Communications research shows Americans more than twice as likely to buy from companies that promote CSR progress and results
BOSTON, Mass., October 23, 2012/3BL Media/ – When it comes to corporate social responsibility (CSR), consumers want more than aspirational mission statements. According to the newly released 2012 Cone Communications Corporate Social Return Trend Tracker, 84 percent of Americans hold companies accountable for producing and communicating the results of CSR commitments by going beyond the mission to robustly communicate progress against well-defined purpose.