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Environmental Sustainability: Company Hosts Seventh Annual National Clean Energy Summit | September 2014 CSR Newsletter

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Clean energy visionaries and leaders, public officials, business executives, policy experts, entrepreneurs, investors, citizens, and students gathered for the annual National Clean Energy Summit.

UTC Employees Lead 2014 Green Apple Day of Service Events Around the World

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  • UTC employees worldwide will volunteer at service projects that enhance the environment of schools. 
  • Event promotes awareness of the importance of Green schools for the health and academic success of students
  • UTC is a founding sponsor of the US Green Building Council’s Center for Green Schools.

Fact or Fiction: The Environmental Impact of Travel

Cindy Ortega, Senior Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer for MGM Resorts International, shares tips for greener travel.
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Mediaplanet: Why is it important to think about the environment when planning your vacation?

Cindy Ortega: The reason why it’s important to think about the environment while you’re taking a vacation is because it’s important to think about the environment in everything you do. You don’t leave it at home when you pack your suitcases. It’s something that’s a part of your everyday life, wherever you are.

MGM Resorts International’s Sustainability Program Receives “Galaxy” Star Award from the Alliance to Save Energy

Global honor recognizes outstanding achievements of the company’s Green Advantage program
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Washington, D.C., September 24, 2014 /3BL Media/ - MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) received the Alliance to Save Energy's highest honor, the "Galaxy" Star of Energy Efficiency Award at a special awards ceremony this week in Washington, D.C.. Each year, the Star of Energy Efficiency Awards are bestowed upon individuals, organizations, companies, government programs and learning institutions that have demonstrated  a significant and tangible commitment to the cause of energy efficiency both in the United States and abroad.

The Latest Green News from Green Builder Media's Vantage

September 19, 2014 Edition
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Frontline of Climate Change: Drought Water: it is a common agenda for all of us, for every walk of life. It’s our planet’s most valuable resource. Nations are powered by it. Life depends on it. And soon, we’ll be fighting over it.

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September 11, 2014 Edition
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Ground Truthing in Real Time No civilian activity that I’m aware of is more an exercise in “hurry up and wait” than building, and trying to build in a remote location just exacerbates the realities of that syndrome even more.

Huntsman Pigments is Brightening the Future Sustainably

From new products that help reduce energy consumption to reducing manufacturing waste, Huntsman Pigments is using sustainability to drive its business.
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At Huntsman, we believe that truly sustainable practices address three areas: People, Planet and Profit. Each of our five divisions face similar, but different sustainability challenges; from energy and resource use to community education and health. We also believe that our commitment to sustainability doesn’t end with the manufacturing process. We develop products that help our customers be more sustainable as well.

Quiz: What You Don’t Know About Energy Efficiency

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You know that poor insulation makes for a drafty, energy-wasting home, but how much do you really know about the true potential of energy efficiency?
 

The Latest Green News from Green Builder Media's Vantage

August 21, 2014 Edition
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Before the Build If we desire to be a permanent part of a landscape, what is required of us? Have we honestly earned the right to impose our will on pristine spaces, however measured? 

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