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Ecolab’s Latest Sustainability Report Highlights The Company’s Positive Customer Impact

Press Release

(3BL Media) St, Paul, MN – August 2, 2012 – Ecolab’s (NYSE: ECL) positive sustainability results at more than 1 million customer locations worldwide are the focus of the company’s 2011 sustainability report, issued today.  The company provides customers with products, services and technical expertise to help improve their operations and save water and energy while reducing waste.

Blueprint for Sustainability: Green Manufacturing Webinar with Ford, 7/27

How Advancements in Operations and Design can Support Business Success
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Ford presents webinar on green manufacturing and corporate sustainability on Friday, July 27 at 1:00 p.m. ET

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Ford presents webinar on green manufacturing and corporate sustainability on Friday, July 27 at 1:00 p.m. ET

Domtar Dévoile son Cadre D’indicateurs de Performance en Matiére de Développment Durable Jusqu’en 2020

Press Release

(3BL Media) Montréal - le 28 juin 2012 - Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) a publié aujourd’hui son Rapport sur la croissance durable pour l’année 2011, dévoilant ainsi les 35 indicateurs clés de performance qui orienteront les efforts de l’entreprise en matière de développement durable jusqu’en 2020. Ce cadre de travail fondé sur le développement durable s’appuie sur des années de leadership dans l’industrie sur les plans de la certification forestière et de la performance environnementale au niveau des usines, et sur des collaborations de longue date avec des ONG. 

Ecolab Announces Commitment To World Wildlife Fund And The Alliance For Water Stewardship

Goal is smarter, more sustainable water use by industry
Press Release

(3BL Media) St. Paul, MN – June 5, 2012 – Ecolab Inc. (NYSE: ECL) has expanded its commitment to World Wildlife Fund (WWF) to support the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) in establishing a global water standard. The AWS International Water Stewardship Standard aims to support water users globally in taking appropriate actions to evaluate and improve their impacts on watersheds. 

Ecolab’s two-year pledge includes both annual financial support and in-kind technical support and guidance by company experts to field test the draft AWS standard.

Nalco Named 2012 Water Technology Company of the Year

Selected by Global Water Intelligence Readership
Press Release

(3BL Media) St. Paul, MN - May 14, 2012 - Nalco, an Ecolab company (NYSE: ECL), was named the 2012 Water Technology Company of the Year by Global Water Intelligence, the leading publisher and provider of water industry news and information. The award, given for Nalco's contributions in the field of water technology, was presented during the 2012 Global Water Awards ceremony in Rome.

On Climate Messaging, the Devil is in the Details

US Ranks 121st out of 132 Countries on Climate Performance
Article

If climate change is humanity’s greatest challenge, a close second must be uniting people around the common goal of overcoming it. 

Nalco Wins 2011 WateReuse Award

Honors outstanding commitment and performance by a specialty-equipment product or manufacturer
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Nalco  has received a 2011 WateReuse Award for our work encouraging industrial water reuse, especially through our 3D TRASAR automation technology which combines innovative chemistry, advanced sensors, and sophisticated modeling software to monitor water conditions continuously and add appropriate treatment only when needed.
 
The Annual WateReuse Awards provide industry recognition for successful projects, products, and individuals that have made significant contributions to advancing water reuse or desalination. The awards typically recognize projects that advance sustainable sources of water or offer a novel approach to meeting local water needs. 
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Nalco  has received a 2011 WateReuse Award for our work encouraging industrial water reuse, especially through our 3D TRASAR automation technology which combines innovative chemistry, advanced sensors, and sophisticated modeling software to monitor water conditions continuously and add appropriate treatment only when needed.
 
The Annual WateReuse Awards provide industry recognition for successful projects, products, and individuals that have made significant contributions to advancing water reuse or desalination. The awards typically recognize projects that advance sustainable sources of water or offer a novel approach to meeting local water needs. 

Deloitte and Carbon Disclosure Project Announce Agreement to Drive CDP Water Disclosure

Collaboration will aim to raise awareness of the business risks and opportunities around water
Press Release

(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) August 1, 2011 - Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited (DTTL) and Deloitte Consulting LLP in the United States (together, “Deloitte”) in collaboration with Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), an independent not-for-profit organization, today announced an agreement to drive CDP Water Disclosure. The goal of CDP Water Disclosure, launched in November 2009, is to help investors, companies, governments, and other stakeholders in their decision making by making meaningful, systematic, and comparable reporting on water usage a standard corporate practice globally. 

Water Management Continues to Be a Key Business Sustainability Differentiator

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
Blog
With energy subsidies now dominating the headlines of the popular ‘green’ press, the frequently forgotten resource that presents a growing challenge is the access and availability of water.  Commonly examined in terms of drinking water, the business sustainability impacts of this resource present a more immediate concern.
 

Carbon Dioxide is Killing Coral: How Rising Ocean Acidification Damages Marine Ecosystems

by J.P. Rose
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Ocean acidification from high carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere threatens coral reef habitats, and the hundreds of marine species that rely on them. How this works at http://bit.ly/qfjoOu.

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Ocean acidification from high carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere threatens coral reef habitats, and the hundreds of marine species that rely on them. How this works at http://bit.ly/qfjoOu.

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