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Green Data Centers: Why They Matter

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Did you know replacing an old server with a more energy efficient design could save up to 1 ton of carbon emissions?

With more and more data shared every day, data centers, which are often comprised of hundreds of servers, have an increasingly important job. In fact, in just one minute, more than 200 million emails are sent, 20 million photos are viewed and 60,000 hours of music are played. And, of course, more data means more energy.

Boeing, BMW Group to Collaborate on Carbon Fiber Recycling

Agreement includes sharing manufacturing knowledge, exploring automation opportunities
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SEATTLE, Dec. 12, 2012 /3BL Media/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and the BMW Group signed a collaboration agreement to participate in joint research on carbon fiber recycling and share knowledge about carbon fiber materials and manufacturing.

Boeing and BMW are both pioneering the use of carbon fiber in their products.  Boeing's 787 Dreamliner is made up of 50 percent carbon fiber material and BMW will introduce two vehicles with passenger compartments made of carbon fiber in 2013. Recycling composite material at point of use and the end of product life is critical to both companies.

Achieving a Sustainable Palm Oil Commitment

General Mills puts words into action
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by Jerry Lynch

Brazil’s positive news at the Doha Climate Change conference is worthy of note: Deforestation is slowing down in the country.

Spotlight on CSC's Corporate Responsibility Report: Our Commitment to Environmental Sustainability

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CSC's 2012 CR report provides insight into our sustainability progress in five areas: Community, Employees, Environment, Clients and Governance.  In this video spotlight on the report Gary Budzinski, Executive Vice President & General Manager, Global Infrastructure Services, outlines our progress in Environmental Sustainability.

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CSC's 2012 CR report provides insight into our sustainability progress in five areas: Community, Employees, Environment, Clients and Governance.  In this video spotlight on the report Gary Budzinski, Executive Vice President & General Manager, Global Infrastructure Services, outlines our progress in Environmental Sustainability.

Unilever to Receive 2013 World Environment Center Gold Medal for International Corporate Achievement in Sustainable Development

Award ceremony to take place on May 9, 2013
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Washington, D.C., December 11, 2012/3BL Media/ - The World Environment Center (WEC) is pleased to announce that its 29th Annual Gold Medal for International Corporate Achievement in Sustainable Development will be awarded to Unilever. The company is being recognized for its deep and longstanding commitment to advancing environmental sustainability through its strategic business initiative, the Unilever Sustainable Living Plan, that is applied to its products, governance structure, supply chain and consumers.

New Report: Growing Water Scarcity Presents Major Challenges

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BOSTON, December 11, 2012 /3BL Media/ – As numerous western states are considering massive new water supply projects, a new Ceres report is suggesting caution.

Idaho Governor Recognizes Cabinet Gorge Dam

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Whenever you flip a light switch, plug in an appliance, or turn on your furnace, you expect and receive energy on demand. Since the completion of our very first hydroelectric project in 1890, Avista’s dams have generated dependable, cost-effective and environmentally responsible power for our customers.

Domtar helps create new model for responsible forest management with group FSC certification

Partnership approach will provide market with more socially, environmentally and economically sustainable paper options
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Ashdown, Ark., December 10, 2012 /3BL Media/ – Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) today announced the culmination of a precedent-setting two-year partnership process that saw 55 landowners in the Texarkana area achieve Forest Stewardship Council™ (FSC®) group certification.  With the Ashdown Mill’s strong support, the Four States Timberland Owners Association (FSTOA) was successful in receiving FSC Forest Management Certification on 70,000 acres of forestland.

Cotton Made in Africa Conserves Water and Reduces Greenhouse Gas Emissions

The small ecological footprint of African cotton
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Cotton made in Africa cotton has a considerably smaller ecological footprint than conventionally grown cotton. The Initiative’s sustainable cultivation methods reduce greenhouse gas emissions by over 70 percent and save around 18,000 litres of water per kilogram of cotton lint compared to Pakistani cotton. The Systain consulting firm carried out a study on behalf of the Aid by Trade Foundation to determine the ecological footprint of Cotton made in Africa (CmiA).

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Cotton made in Africa cotton has a considerably smaller ecological footprint than conventionally grown cotton. The Initiative’s sustainable cultivation methods reduce greenhouse gas emissions by over 70 percent and save around 18,000 litres of water per kilogram of cotton lint compared to Pakistani cotton. The Systain consulting firm carried out a study on behalf of the Aid by Trade Foundation to determine the ecological footprint of Cotton made in Africa (CmiA).

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