environmental sustainability

T. Rowe Price's Investment in Solar Energy Will Reduce Operating Costs and the Firm's Carbon Footprint

New energy system at the firms Owings Mills, MD corporate campus is projected to reduce the firm's U.S. electrical consumption by 4%
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Investment in a solar photovoltaic energy system is expected to reduce T. Rowe Price’s operating costs by supplying approximately 2.2 million kilowatt hours of electricity a year, representing 4% of electricity consumed across the firm’s U.S. properties, and reduce global greenhouse gas emissions by 4%. This is equivalent to removing over 300 passenger vehicles from the road each year. 

A Creative Activity Proves to Kohler Sustainability Champions How Their Efforts Make a Difference

Goals written on puzzle pieces show how individual efforts make up a larger picture
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We Believe We're All Part of the Bigger Picture

For an individual or even a team, reducing a global company’s environmental footprint can seem like a daunting task. “Do my small efforts even make a dent?”

SolarCity and DIRECTV Make Solar Power More Accessible and Affordable to Homeowners Across the Country

Companies announce first-of-its-kind program at DIRECTV facility, launch special deal for solar customers this week
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LONG BEACH, Calif., Mar. 11, 2015 /3BL Media/ – SolarCity® (NASDAQ: SCTY) and DIRECTV (NASDAQ: DTV) are teaming up to make affordable solar power even more accessible for homeowners in major cities across the country. The two companies announced the first-of-its-kind program at DIRECTV’s California Broadcast Center facility today in Long Beach where SolarCity recently installed a one-megawatt solar system.

Beijing Agencies Name Kohler Plant's Boiler Room a 'Benchmark' for Safety and Sustainability

Kohler replaces last two coal-fired boilers with gas ones, continuing its corporate environmental strategy
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China’s capital city is on an air-quality mission. And one way to begin to mend the heavy haze and smog that plagues its environment is replacing the unknown (but most likely large) number of coal-fired boilers still burning.

In 2013, our faucets plant in Beijing did indeed have two coal-fired boilers, but devised a plan to convert them to gas.

Kohler Believing In Better Blog: San Bernardino Distribution Center Exceeds California's Recycling Law

Associates embrace smart sorting system to divert 95% of its waste from the landfill.
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We'll Take That Bet and Raise You!

When California required companies to divert 75 percent of their waste from the landfill, associates at our distribution center thought, “Hey, we can do better than that.” And they did.

Republic Services' Commitment to Planet Reinforced Through Inaugural Participation in the CDP S&P 500 Climate Change Report

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PHOENIX, Oct. 3, 2014 /3BL Media/ -- In its dedication to responsible, long-term management of the country's recycling and non-hazardous solid waste, Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) is pleased to announce its inaugural participation in CDP's 2014 climate change program, the results of which were released through the CDP S&P 500 Climate Change Report 2014.

Carnival Corporation Honored With New Economy Award

Carnival Corporation Received Clean Tech Award For Best Marine Solutions
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LONDON, ENGLAND, February 2, 2015 /3BL Media/ – In an economy characterized by unrelenting and rapid change, innovation is critical for the survival of any individual or company. 2014 has been no exception. In recent months we've seen any number of big ideas change the global economy for the better. In The New Economy Awards 2014, we take a look at the biggest achievers of the past year: the firms and individuals that have redefined what it means to do business.

Carnival Corporation Multi-Year Fuel Conservation Program Expected to Save More Than One Billion Gallons of Fuel and Reduce Carbon Emissions by 12 Billion Kilograms by End of 2014

Fleet of over 100 ships will see 24 percent improvement in fuel efficiency from 2007 through 2014 Broad, multi-year strategy to conserve onboard energy usage and reduce fuel consumption will save $2.5 billion in fuel costs by the end of 2014
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MIAMI, January 28, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world’s largest cruise company, today released the results of its multi-year Fleet Fuel Conservation Program that by the end of 2014 will have saved more than one billion gallons of fuel and reduced fleet carbon emissions by 12 billion kilograms over a seven year period.

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