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Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable Announces American Beverage Association as Trade Partner

Press Release

February 24, 2014 /3BL Media/ - The Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER) announced today its formalized trade partner agreement with the American Beverage Association (ABA), a trade organization that represents America's non-alcoholic beverage industry, including regular and diet soft drinks, bottled water and water beverages, 100 percent juice and juice drinks, sports drinks, energy drinks and ready-to-drink teas.

RobecoSAM “Sustainability Yearbook 2014"

Press Release

Sodexo extends corporate responsibility leadership; repeats top rank in RobecoSAM “Sustainability Yearbook 2014”

Recognized for positive impact in local communities and as a leading employer

Issy-les-Moulineaux, February 21, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Sodexo has been ranked, for the seventh consecutive year, as the best-performing company for Social, Environmental and Economic Performance in the benchmark RobecoSAM ‘Sustainability Yearbook 2014’ as Sector Leader and Gold Class.

Trust Us: Savvy Businesses Understand Their Role In Fighting Climate Change

Blog

Environmental Defense Fund has spent more than 20 years working with businesses to mitigate climate change, so we were pleased to learn that a GreenBiz survey of sustainability executives at large corporations ranked us as one of three “Trusted Leaders” among environmental nonprofits.

EDF Highlights Important New Fertilizer Strategies at Walmart Sustainability Milestone Meeting

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At today’s Walmart Sustainability Milestone Meeting, EDF Vice President Tom Murray brought welcome attention to strategies farmers are implementing to more precisely match fertilizer use with the amount their crops need.

In a question and answer session with the head of Walmart's U.S. grocery business, which accounts for roughly half the retailer's sales and approximately a third of all U.S. grocery business, Tom commended the excellent work many farmers are already doing to get this balance right, and called on other retailers and suppliers to engage in this effort.

Cut Water Use for Today’s Drought—And Tomorrow’s

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California is experiencing its driest year on record, facing a drought that impacts industries across the state: electricity, farming, fishing, even tourism. Governor Jerry Brown declared the drought a statewide emergency last January, and President Obama visited the state on Friday to speak firsthand with farmers and other stakeholders about how the drought is impacting them.

How Las Vegas Aims to Hit the Green Meetings Jackpot

Article

By Nikki Gloudeman
Published February 14, 2014

When you think of Las Vegas, bright lights and glitz probably come to mind — not exactly eco-friendly concepts. So it's somewhat surprising to learn that the city has developed into a sustainable city for meetings and events.

Jessica Rosman Keeps Suppliers in Sync with Caesars’ CodeGreen Strategy

Article

Name: Jessica Rosman

Title: Director of Supplier Diversity and Sustainability 

Organization: Caesars Entertainment Corp.

Years with Organization: Five

Caesar’s Joins EPA WaterSense Challenge

Article

Originally published on Environmental Leader

Caesar’s Entertainment is the first company to sign up for the EPA’s WaterSense H2Otel Challenge for organizations to encourage hotels to use best management practices that will save water and money, while reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

Caesar’s Joins EPA WaterSense Challenge

Article

Originally published on Environmental Leader

Caesar’s Entertainment is the first company to sign up for the EPA’s WaterSense H2Otel Challenge for organizations to encourage hotels to use best management practices that will save water and money, while reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

Beverage Industry Continues to Drive Improvement in Water and Energy Use

Water and Energy Use Ratios Decrease 70 and 66 Percent Respectively Over Three-Year Period
Press Release

Feb. 6, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Since 2007, the Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER) has conducted an annual quantitative benchmarking study to evaluate water use and strengthen the understanding and practice of water stewardship in the beverage industry.  Adding to this knowledge, in 2012 BIER concluded the first energy use benchmarking study to provide insight into energy use efficiencies within the beverage industry and pave the way for future evaluation of greenhouse gas performance.  

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