Washington, D.C., December 10, 2012 /3BL Media/ – Service Employees International Union headquarters (SEIU), located at 1800 Massachusetts Avenue, NW in Washington, DC, has earned Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design for Existing Buildings (LEED-EB) Platinum Certification. In 2007, the building was awarded LEED for New Construction (NC) v2.1 Gold Certification. The 1800 Massachusetts Avenue building was developed in 1979 with a major renovation in 2006 and is currently managed by Akridge.
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For many children, visiting Santa Claus, sitting on his lap, and telling him what they want for Christmas is a highlight of the holiday season. But for a sick, hospitalized child, participating in this tradition can be impossible.
Thanks to Cisco technology and a network of Cisco volunteers, hundreds of hospitalized children in the U.K. have a chance to visit with Santa each year – in the most high-tech way possible.
MIAMISBURG, Ohio, Dec. 10, 2012 /3BL Media/PRNewswire/ -- NewPage Corporation, the leading producer of printing and specialty papers in North America, announced today the release of its 2011-12 Sustainable Development Report, Making a Difference.
The fourth annual mHealth Summit, just concluded in Washington D.C., brought together 4,000 participants from 50 countries, experts from the private sector, NGOs, governments, and representatives of the tech industry. The attendees discussed how mobile technology is affecting healthcare and the major challenge: integrating an overwhelming stream of continuous information into health systems and patient care.
Proserv has developed a green tool for oil and gas well operations. Its Energy Efficient Wellhead Control Panel offers significant reductions in environmental waste, energy usage, and carbon emissions: up to 20 percent savings on environmental impact, according to TUV Rheinland Group, a certification firm.
Nina Jatana, Communications Manager, Asia
- Company employees, contractors and interns submitted photography for inclusion in 2013 calendar
- Images selected based on illustrating Chrysler Group's journey of discovery, challenge and continuous improvement
“Clothes for Smiles”—that’s the title of clothing retailer Uniqlo’s new campaign to turn the hopes of children around the world into reality. The $10 million project will be funded by sales of HeatTech and Ultra-Light Down products, and is being developed in partnership with UNICEF, which will receive a $5 million dollar donation.
Taiga Company blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
Low-Cost Financing Available for Small Businesses and Residents Impacted by the Storm
NEW YORK, December 10, 2012 /3BL Media/ – Bank of America today committed $20 million in new funding for 13 Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) to provide financing for small businesses and residents affected by Hurricane Sandy. CDFIs are private sector financial institutions that finance affordable housing, small businesses, community facilities, and economic revitalization programs.
The Social Innovation Summit (SIS) is a place where really nice people who do really nice things come together to share really important innovations on ways to improve society…really!
Late one October night 30 years ago, GE scientist John Schenck was lying on a makeshift wooden platform inside a GE lab in upstate New York. Surrounding his body was a large magnet, 30,000 times stronger than the Earth’s magnetic field. Standing at his side were a handful of colleagues. They were there to peer inside Schenck’s head and take the first magnetic resonance scan (MRI) of the brain.
Winthrop-University Hospital provides funding through EcoMeidia's EcoAd advertising program
At the end of September of 2012 a first-of-its-kind integrated thin film solar power system was installed as part of the Port Washington Public Library’s new SBS Roofing system and started generating clean, green renewable power. This newly released video vignette on the project shows the thin film solar cells adhered to the library roof’s cap sheet layer. The Port Washington Public Library is the only building in Nassau and Suffolk counties to generate power this way.
New Study Shows Nearly 60 percent of World’s Largest Companies Have Renewable Energy or Greenhouse Gas Reduction Commitments, Citing Strong Business Case
WASHINGTON, DC, Dec. 10, 2012 /3BL Media/ – Despite climate and energy policy inching forward in Congress and at the UN climate change negotiations in Qatar, a new report from Calvert Investments, Ceres and World Wildlife Fund (WWF) shows that most of the world’s largest companies aren’t waiting on governments to embrace renewable energy and lower emissions.