By Kelly Shea, Global Sustainability Program Manager, Symantec
For the past week, the United Nations Climate Change Conference has convened in Warsaw, bringing together delegates from over 190 countries hoping to move closer to a global agreement on GHG emissions reduction.
At Symantec, mitigating our impacts on climate change is central to our environmental strategy.
November 20, 2013 /3BL Media/ - We are excited to be at Greenbuild this week. To see how the sustainability and green building community has evolved over another year. There are lots of exciting opportunities to talk and learn about.
SCA Members Build Nearly 1 Million Feet of New Trails in Parks across Nation
WASHINGTON, DC, November 20, 2013 /3BL Media/ – The Student Conservation Association (SCA), the national leader in youth service and stewardship, today announced the states and universities that provided the most youth volunteers to its conservation programs in national, state, and local parks during the year from October 1, 2012, to September 30, 2013. SCA also revealed that the National Parks of New York Harbor, where some 200 volunteers restored beaches, habitats and other resources damaged by Hurricane Sandy, topped its list of service sites and partners.
BNSF Railway’s Logistics Parks Kansas City (LPKC) Intermodal Facility opened last month featuring state-of-the-art energy and environmental technology including five all-electric wide-span cranes. LPKC, along with two other BNSF intermodal facilities, utilizes wide-span electric cranes as a means of efficiently handling containers while reducing on-site emissions.
Is your company contributing to the relief efforts in the Philippines following Typhoon Haiyan? According to the UN’s Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, Typhoon Haiyan affected a total of 9.5 million people across the Philippines and displaced at least 600,000 when it slammed into the country on November 8th. The aftermath of this natural disaster has ignited relief efforts worldwide. Several of our member companies have reached out to the Center to learn what others are doing and to share ways in which they are contributing.