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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?
 

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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? 

Huntsman Polyurethanes Make Modern Life More Sustainable

We look for innovative, sustainable ways to tackle some of the world’s more pressing concerns with polyurethanes
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Polyurethanes have become an important part of modern life. From the soles of shoes and furniture cushions to refrigerator and home insulation; polyurethanes help make us comfortable, reduce waste and save energy. At Huntsman, we are constantly seeking ways to make polyurethanes more sustainable.

New SPF Americas Speakers Announced

BNSF Railway, DCP Midstream, Roll Global and More to Discuss EH&S, Sustainability and Risk Best Practices
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500+ attendees will gather in Chicago on September 25 & 26 to attend 30+ expert-led sessions. It's been named one of the can't-miss events of the year and you can find out all about it on the SPF website.
 

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July 24, 2014 Edition
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Best Sustainable Companies Set a High Bar Our much anticipated Eco-Leaders report is out! Check out the handful of companies doing great green things in the world, paving the way to a sustainable future with innovative products and forward-thinking ideas. Read on—their ideas for resource conservation, waste reduction, and reduced carbon emissions could work for your company too.

SPF Americas 2014 Agenda Released

Conference Agenda Offers 30+ EH&S, Sustainability and Risk Sessions
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The SPF Americas 2014 agenda has been released! Click here to explore the 30+ sessions and activities planned for this year's EH&S, Risk and Sustainability technology conference. Financed completely by the Enablon community, the event is complimentary. 

Agenda overview

Toyota Selects KDC to Develop New North American Headquarters

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Plano, Texas, July 10, 2014 /3BL Media/ –Toyota today announced that it has selected Dallas-based KDC Real Estate Development & Investments (KDC), one of America’s leading commercial real estate development and investment firms, to develop its new North American headquarters campus in the Legacy West development in Plano, Texas.
 
“We are excited to move forward with KDC to develop our new North American headquarters,” said Doug Beebe, Corporate Manager, Administrative Services at Toyota Motor Sales, Inc.  “KDC ha

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