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Costa Cruises Presents the New Edition of the Sustainability Report

Costa strategy for sustainable development and innovation, follows the principles of the UN’s 2030 Agenda. Main results achieved in 2016 by Costa fleet in relation to environmental protection.
Press Release

GENOA, Italy, July 12, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Costa Cruises publishes the new edition of the Sustainability ReportSea You Tomorrow – Rotta verso il futuro [On course for the future]”, available to download at

Smart Metering Enables Smarter Utility Management


Among the most notable findings from this year’s Strategic Directions: Water Industry Report is the velocity of planning throughout the industry for implementing more advanced operational technologies, such as advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) and enterprise asset management. More than 30 percent of utilities have indicated plans to implement these technologies, indicating the industry’s evolution and response to perennial issues of tightening budgets, rising costs and providing enhanced customer service.

CBRE Green Conversations: Sustainability in Property Management


What part does Sustainability play in real estate? What role should it play? What opportunities are there to deliver added value through green real estate?

As part of a new interview series, Green Conversations, we will be exploring the role of green initiatives in real estate. We will be speaking to experts across our business — across markets, geographies, and business lines — to understand what role sustainability currently plays in their respective spheres. We will look at key trends, and the opportunities to deliver advantage through green initiatives.

Green Houses for Sapphire Distillery

by Hassan Butt

From Cuba to Hampshire, Bacardí has taken its environmental responsibility global. Its gin production process, based in England, is part of a strategic approach to design that reduces the company’s environmental impact. Hassan Butt reports on the sustainability strategy

Qualcomm Announced as NYC ePrix Title Partner

Press Release

Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. - the Official Founding & Technology Partner of the FIA Formula E Championship - has been announced as the race title partner for round 9 and 10 of the 2016/17 season, acquiring the naming rights for the inaugural 2017 Qualcomm New York City ePrix. 

High School Recycling Design Challenge Yields Innovative Results For Subaru and Grand Teton National Park’s Zero Landfill Project

Press Release

July 11, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Student designers are helping to inspire recycling in Grand Teton National Park thanks to a visionary program titled, Building STEAM. This program is led by Jackson Hole Public Art in partnership with Grand Teton National Park and Teton County School District, and funded by Subaru of America, Inc. as part of its Zero Landfill Initiative.

Dow Launches Grant Program to Increase Plastics Recycling

Collaborates with Keep America Beautiful to Award Two $50,000 Grants
Press Release

MIDLAND, Mich., July 11, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) announced today it has teamed up with national nonprofit, Keep America Beautiful, to award two $50,000 grants for organizations to establish Hefty® EnergyBag™ programs in their communities.

Elliott Bay Seawall Project, Seattle, Washington | Redeveloping the Central Waterfront Area

Planning, engineering, and environmental support to bring new life to Seattle’s storied waterfront

The Seattle Department of Transportation, working with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, is replacing the failing seawall in downtown Seattle, providing the foundation and structural support for a new waterfront.

In 2010, The Seattle Department of Transportation selected Tetra Tech to provide planning, engineering, and environmental support for this high-profile project. In addition to protecting the waterfront, replacing the seawall provides opportunities to restore fish habitat and reconnect people to the water.

Nominate Your Company for the 2018 WEC Gold Medal Award for Sustainability (due Sept. 18)

Press Release

September 14, 2017 /3BL Media/  - Nominations are now being accepted for the World Environment Center’s (WEC) 2018 Gold Medal for International Corporate Achievement in Sustainable Development. The Gold Medal Award is presented annually to a global company that demonstrates deep, organization-wide commitment to sustainability in its business practice and beyond.


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