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Using the Sun to Power PepsiCo Operations

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Solar panels are creating clean energy and reducing costs at PepsiCo's Tolleson, Ariz. facility. Since early 2014, flat solar photovoltaic panels generate enough electricity to power approximately 200 average Arizona homes for an entire year – or over 10% of the electricity used by the entire Tolleson facility each year.

1 Million Steps to a Greener World


Use a programmable thermostat. Actually read your water bill. Keep plants in your work station. Visit a farmers market in your area.

TransCanada Adds Eighth Solar Facility to Power Portfolio

TransCanada Corporation (TSX:TRP) (NYSE:TRP) (TransCanada) today announced that it has acquired the eighth Ontario solar facility from Canadian Solar Solutions Inc.
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TORONTO, ONTARIO, Jan. 5, 2015 /3BL Media/ - TransCanada Corporation (TSX:TRP) (NYSE:TRP) (TransCanada) today announced that it has acquired the eighth Ontario solar facility from Canadian Solar Solutions Inc. (Canadian Solar). The newly built Liskeard 1 facility has a generating capacity of 10-megawatts and is located in northeastern Ontario in the New Liskeard region.

Fetzer Vineyards Joins the Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable

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December 3, 2014 /3BL Media/ - The Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER) welcomes Fetzer Vineyards, a leading wine company, as its newest member.  Fetzer Vineyards, America's sixth largest premium wine producer, has been delivering high quality varietal wines since 1968 in Mendocino County, California.  As a founding member of the Climate Registry and the first winery to achieve Zero Waste certification, Fetzer Vineyards offers a leading perspective to BIER’s collaborative approach to reduce resource consumption, mitigate impacts and ensure the sustainable future of the beverage

Nestlé Recognized by CDP for Deforestation, Water Leadership


The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) has named Nestlé as joint lead in the consumer staples sector for its deforestation efforts.

In its 2014 report on global forests, the environmental sustainability ratings agency commended Nestlé, among 152 companies, for its comprehensive assessment of risks and for the quality of its work to build capacity in the supply chain.

Voya Financial Publishes Corporate Responsibility Annual Report

2013 employee giving campaign raised over $4 million for non-profit organizations
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November 17, 2014/ 3BL Media/ - Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA), formerly ING U.S., today published its 2013 Corporate Responsibility (CR) Annual Report, which provides an overview of the company’s CR approach in four key areas: community investment, environmental sustainability, multicultural affairs and business practices and principles.

Angela Harrell Named Head of Voya Foundation and Office of Corporate Responsibility

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October 30, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA), formerly ING U.S., announced today that Angela Harrell has joined the company to lead the Voya Foundation – Voya’s charitable giving arm – and the Office of Corporate Responsibility. Harrell is based in Voya’s New York City office and reports directly to Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer Kevin Silva. Her appointment was effective October 20, 2014.

Cisco Tops CDP Carbon Rankings

by Darrel Stickler

Over the last month, CDP (Carbon Disclosure Project) has released its assessments of how publicly traded companies around the world scored on the CDP’s 2014 Climate Change Information Request. I think 2014 marks a dozen years that CDP has been moving the needle on greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reporting.

2014 Integrated Annual Report Reflects 2020 Strategy


Our 2014 integrated annual report  is now available and highlights our financial, environmental, social and governance performance in the context of our 2020 Strategy. This year's theme — Powered by Value — reflects our drive to create value for our stakeholders, from consumers to customers, from stockholders to employees.

As with last year's report, we sought review-level assurance for several nonfinancial metrics, shown with an "A" symbol within the report, that cover the following metrics:

Environmental Sustainability: Company Hosts Seventh Annual National Clean Energy Summit | September 2014 CSR Newsletter


Clean energy visionaries and leaders, public officials, business executives, policy experts, entrepreneurs, investors, citizens, and students gathered for the annual National Clean Energy Summit.


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