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Caterpillar Announces Wastewater Treatment Service Pilot

Strategic Alliance with Hydrus Technology Targets Sustainability Services for Customers
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PEORIA, Ill., May 10, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) today announced the pilot of an advanced water treatment service, targeted at delivering sustainable mobile wastewater treatment to mining, oil and gas and industrial customers around the world. To launch these service offerings, Caterpillar has entered into a strategic alliance with Hydrus Technology, an Australian company that delivers technology-forward solutions for wastewater treatment.

Caterpillar's 2015 Sustainability Report: “What We’ve Built. What We’re Solving.”

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Caterpillar Inc. published its annual Sustainability Report today, detailing the progress made in 2015 despite challenging economic conditions. Recognizing Caterpillar’s 90-year history as a global leader of sustainable progress, the report – titled “What We’ve Built. What We’re Solving.” – highlights the company’s aggressive efforts to manage through a challenging business cycle by focusing on cost management and innovative, durable products that help solve some of the world’s toughest challenges associated with energy, water, land and climate.

Caterpillar Again Named to Dow Jones Sustainability Indices

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PEORIA, Ill., September 11, 2015/ 3BL Media/ — Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) has been named to the 2015 Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI), recognizing Caterpillar as a sustainability leader in the Industrial Engineering sector. This marks the 16th time Caterpillar has been included in the DJSI list.

The annual DJSI process involves a thorough analysis of corporate economic, environmental and social performance factors, assessing issues such as innovation management, supply chain management, climate strategy, product stewardship, labor practices and health and safety.

Turning Cow Poo Into Power is Profitable for US Farm

By Maria Oberman, AFP
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For most farms, manure is a pungent problem. At Homestead Dairy, it smells like money. The family-run American farm invested in a biogas recovery system which transforms cow poo and other waste into electricity. Enough electricity, in fact, to power 1,000 homes, a service which the local utility company pays for handsomely.

Read the full article on Yahoo! News.

Making Every Drop Count

A combination of water-conserving landscaping and smart irrigation techniques can stretch even the tightest water budget.
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Our country’s daily residential water use tops out at around nine billion gallons. As much as half of that water is lost to poorly designed irrigation systems and wasteful watering techniques. Fortunately,  great examples in both the residential and commercial sectors demonstrate how to tighten irrigation budgets without sacrificing beauty.

Caterpillar Foundation Invests $1 Million in ONE to Advance Ebola Advocacy

Support for The ONE Campaign will sustain response to Ebola crisis and support education and advocacy to strengthen health systems across Africa
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PEORIA, Ill., October 20, 2014 /3BL Media/ – In the wake of the Ebola crisis, the Caterpillar Foundation announced today that it will provide an additional $1 million to the $7.5 million investment made to The ONE Campaign for its advocacy work in the fight against extreme poverty and preventable disease in Africa, particularly to boost the organization’s response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.  

U.S. EPA Recognizes Caterpillar for Award-Winning CHP Project

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WASHINGTON, D.C., October 1, 2014 /3BL Media/ — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today recognized Caterpillar Inc. with its ENERGY STAR Combined Heat and Power (CHP) Award. The company received the honor following the U.S. EPA’s review of Janssen Research & Development’s global research facility in Spring House, Pennsylvania, which houses a highly-efficient CHP system powered by a Caterpillar generator set.

Caterpillar Invests $2.5 Million to End Extreme Poverty

The Global Poverty Project will help bring access to sanitation and education to millions of people
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September 29, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Continuing its efforts to alleviate poverty worldwide, Caterpillar Inc. and the Caterpillar Foundation are making a $2.5 million investment in The Global Poverty Project (GPP). The investment will support growing the Global Citizen grassroots movement around the world to end extreme poverty by 2030.

Caterpillar Named to Dow Jones Sustainability Indices for 13th Year

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September 15, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Caterpillar Inc. has been named to the 2014 Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI), recognizing Caterpillar as a sustainability leader in the Industrial Engineering sector. This marks the 13th year for Caterpillar to be included in the list since DJSI debuted in 1999.

The annual DJSI process involves a thorough analysis of corporate economic, environmental and social performance factors, assessing issues such as innovation management, supply chain management, climate strategy, product stewardship, labor practices and health and safety.

The Caterpillar Foundation Announces $11 Million in Investments for Africa’s Future Through Water, Energy and Women

Foundation’s focus on corporate social innovation helps put people on the path to prosperity
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August 5, 2014 /3BL Media/ - The Caterpillar Foundation, supported by Caterpillar Inc., continues working to alleviate poverty worldwide, including on the African continent, through a series of investments. Since 2010 alone, corporate social innovation has driven the Caterpillar Foundation to invest $30 million in African programs that address access to clean water, energy, empowering girls and women and microfinance, as well as food and shelter. The Foundation targets investments to organizations working in areas of policy that will enable sustainable growth and development across the cont

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