Global Regulation Support and Green Remediation Technology Garner Market Distinction from Panel
St. Paul, MN., March 11, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Environmental Leader recently announced results of its Technology Reviews, a program recognizing excellence in products and services that provide companies with energy and environmental benefits. Antea®Group’s Global RegSupport™ Helpdesk and Enhanced Concentrating Oxygen Soil Vapor Extraction System (ECO-SVE) were recognized, each earning 4 Stars (out of 5). Companies that scored 3.5 Stars or higher are featured in the Environmental Leader Technology Reviews Hall of Fame and in the Environmental Leader Technology Reviews report.
Ocean Spray has implemented two distribution initiatives that combined have led to a 20 percent reduction in transportation CO2 emissions, while achieving comparable cost savings across the transportation network.
While most large companies fall short of sustainability leadership, 10 including Ford, GE and Panasonic present best practices for other businesses to emulate, according to sustainability advisor Two Tomorrows.
Less than a third of the largest companies scored over 70 percent, the threshold for “sustainability leadership” in the 2012 Tomorrow’s Value Research (TVR), the firm’s annual assessment of corporate sustainability practices.
Hilton Worldwide was recently mentioned in Environmental Leader regarding its five-year goal to reduce waste output by 20 percent. Hilton reached this goal two years ahead of schedule, according to data from its LightStay sustainability measurement system.
Results show the company reduced waste output by 23.3 percent against the 2008 baseline. The 2011 Lightstay report reveals that the company has reduced energy consumption by 9.7 percent, carbon output by 10.3 percent and water use by 7.5 percent, using the same 2008 baseline.
Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
According to Ernst & Young’s 2010 Business Risk Report, corporate social responsibility and the need for social acceptance both appeared on the top ten risks facing businesses. "Regarding corporate social responsibility or "radical greening", the report finds that in order to maintain the corporate image and reduce environmental impact, companies must take proactive measures, including more complex decisions regarding capital spending, production procedures,