Climate change and greenhouse gas emissions remain top of mind for many stakeholder groups.
In fact, the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) identified climate change as the most common issue of materiality across all industries. Their research found that climate change is material in 50 of the 57 industries for which they have issued standards to date. The wood products industry is no exception.
Beyond environmental concerns, energy is a major cost driver in our industry, and excessive energy costs have been cited as a major factor in the recent closure of several US pulp and paper mills.
Latest issue of Green Builder Magazine highlights Infographics on topics such as Internet of Things, Energy and Climate Change.
July 28, 2015 /3BL Media/ - In this information-saturated world, it’s difficult to keep on top of important issues, even the ones we care about deeply. Increasingly, organizations are turning to the infographic to capture—and hold—our attention. This Digital Age medium—which in some cases can be called an art form—capitalizes on our visual natures, using compelling images to convey factual information. Whether ironic ordisturbing, soberingor inspiring, a well-crafted infographic can cut straight to the heart of a complex issue.
“Tour our 21st century infrastructure” Connect21 video series
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Mark Hawke, Mayor of Gardner, MA, was probably speaking on behalf of a lot of people when he said, “It blew my mind when I found out that the only way National Grid knows that the power went out is if you call and tell them.
Cue grid modernization and a future when a customer’s meter will let us know they’ve lost power; when devices on electricity poles sense where an outage has occurred and re-route power to restore most customers in under a minute.
CITGO Marketer will support the motor bike rally to benefit a local charity
ERIE, Pa., July 16, 2015 /3BL Media/ – For the second consecutive year, local CITGO Marketer Country Fair, Inc. and CITGO Petroleum Corporation are teaming up to support the Roar on the Shore® motor bike rally in Erie, hosted by the Manufacturer & Business Association. The bike rally, which will be held from July 15 to 18, will bring together more than 150,000 bikers and motorcycle enthusiasts from across the country for fun and good cause: Erie Homes for Children and Adults’ Project First Step.
ATLANTA, June 30, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Arby’s Restaurant Group, Inc. (ARG), yesterday received two awards from the Lighting Energy Efficiency in Parking (LEEP) Campaign in recognition of efforts to improve energy efficiency at Arby’s® restaurants through outdoor lighting initiatives.
When most people think about sustainability at a company like Cisco, they envision solar arrays and smart cities – and we certainly have those! But humming quietly on the roof of every building is a significant energy consumer, the air conditioning. So just as we innovate solutions for the Internet of Everything, we also search for ways to improve facility energy efficiency in many ways that aren’t obvious to building occupants.
Republic Services held an open house in celebration of Earth Day with Aria Energy at the new landfill gas-to-energy (LFGTE) project at County Line Landfill. The six-megawatt project began operations in late 2014, and is capable of generating enough renewable energy to power more than 3,200 homes in Fulton and Marshall Counties.
Between declining oil prices, slashed budgets, and increased incidental risks, conference to focus on how to create process efficiency and gain productivity improvements across all organizational levels