Local entrepreneurs have solar energy, Internet connectivity, skills training, and mentors to build businesses and create jobs
NEW YORK; July 14, 2016 /3BL Media/– Accenture (NYSE: ACN), the University of Notre Dame Initiative for Global Development (NDIGD) and The Rural Development Company have launched the first solar-powered microgrids in the northern KwaZulu-Natal district of uMkhanyakude, South Africa, as part of the Connectivity, Electricity and Education for Entrepreneurship (CE3) program.
TransCanada partnership awarded contract to build, own and operate Sur de Texas-Tuxpan natural gas pipeline in Mexico
MEXICO CITY, Mexico and CALGARY, Alberta, June 13, 2016 /3BL Media/ TransCanada Corporation (TSX:TRP) (NYSE:TRP) (TransCanada) today announced that its joint venture with IEnova, Infraestructura Marina del Golfo (IMG), has been chosen to build, own and operate the US$2.1 billion Sur de Texas-Tuxpan natural gas pipeline in Mexico. The project will be supported by a 25-year natural gas transportation service contract for 2.6 billion cubic feet a day with the Comisión Federal de Electricidad (CFE), Mexico's state-owned power company.
LEMONT, Ill., June 2, 2016 /3BL Media/ – TeamCITGO volunteers at the CITGO Lemont Refinery helped their community by holding a supply drive benefiting three local domestic violence shelters and the at-risk women and children they serve. Based on specific requests from the organizations, CITGO employees and contractors at the refinery, donated personal care products, clothing and household items for the Guardian Angel Community Services, Lamb’s Fold Women’s Center and Crisis Center for South Suburbia.
HOUSTON, May 19, 2016 /3BL Media/ – CITGO Petroleum Corporation is helping 15 high school students from the Spring Branch Independent School District (ISD) reach the next level of their science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education by offering scholarships to graduating seniors who are heading off to college. This set of scholarships is one of three being awarded to STEM students in the Houston area: Students from the Houston and Alief ISDs will also benefit from CITGO-sponsored scholarships.
Antea Group consultant Steven Meun recently presented on sustainability for facility operations. The session walks you through the fundamentals of sustainability in the facility context, looks at the rationale for incorporating sustainability into your business, and examines some of the basics and first steps for tackling sustainability in water, waste, and energy.
Alicia Zatcoff, Sustainability Manager, City of Richmond, VA
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The Ray C. Anderson Foundation is the Platinum Sponsor of "The Green Guy" radio talk show on WGST AM640 - Atlanta. Shows air weekly at 9AM Eastern, featuring voices from all aspects of sustainable life. - at home, at work, at school and in the community.
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Measuring a company’s success in responsible corporate sustainability
Social and environmental responsibility are more than just words
Are companies in the energy sector socially and environmentally responsible? How do you prove it?
International ‘sustainability’ investment experts — with the evidence to back it up — think they have the answers.
In fact, they believe that long-term survival for organizations has become increasingly dependent on their skillset in navigating sustainability issues and complex societal challenges. And many companies are doing exactly that.
February 19, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Frasers Property Australia’s ‘Brickworks’ retail project to host global design competition, the Living Building Challenge
“Imagine a building designed and constructed to function as elegantly and efficiently as a flower: a building informed by its bioregion’s characteristics, that generates all of its own energy with renewable resources, captures and treats all of its water, is toxic free and beautiful.” - The Living Future Institute of Australia
HIGH ISLAND, Texas, Feb. 11, 2016 /3BL Media/ - For the second consecutive year, volunteers from CITGO Petroleum Corporation, Houston Audubon Society and the Galveston community converged on the Smith Oaks Sanctuary in High Island to plant trees and remove invasive vegetation. The Houston Audubon Society-owned sanctuary, which protects 177 acres of field, woods, wetlands and ponds, is still recovering from damage inflicted over years of hurricane seasons and needs help in order to protect the many species of migratory birds who call it home.