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Xcel Energy achieves climate registered status

First utility in its region to measure climate emissions with state-endorsed The Climate Registry
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) May 19, 2011 – Los Angeles, CA - The Climate Registry (The Registry), a non- profit organization governed and supported by 41 US states and DC, today announced that Xcel Energy is the first utility in its region to measure and third party verify its greenhouse gas (GHG) inventory in accordance with The Registry’s General Reporting Protocol (GRP).

Pacific Carbon Trust invests in 84,000 tonnes of carbon offsets

innovative technology reduces emissions
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) VICTORIA - May 5, 2011 - Pacific Carbon Trust investments in carbon offsets have helped develop innovative technology in natural gas drilling that has reduced greenhouse gas emissions by 85 per cent from an energy development project in northeastern British Columbia.

GE Refrigerators Go on Greenhouse Gas Diet

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GE has developed greener way to keep your food fresh; a new refrigerator, powered by an environmentally friendly gas: cyclopentane. GE states that the switch will approximately eliminate the same amount of greenhouse gases that 78,000 cars release in one year. This substitution stands alongside GE’s Ecomagination initiative, producing green-technology products and reduce the company’s environmental footprint. Furthermore, General Electric is also aiming to introduce cyclopentane to its other refrigeration products made in the United States by 2014.

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GE has developed greener way to keep your food fresh; a new refrigerator, powered by an environmentally friendly gas: cyclopentane. GE states that the switch will approximately eliminate the same amount of greenhouse gases that 78,000 cars release in one year. This substitution stands alongside GE’s Ecomagination initiative, producing green-technology products and reduce the company’s environmental footprint. Furthermore, General Electric is also aiming to introduce cyclopentane to its other refrigeration products made in the United States by 2014.

SAP Saves Millions By Becoming More Sustainable

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed)WALLDORF, Germany — May 2, 2011 SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) today released its quarterly sustainability update. Thecompany shared that it has saved approximately EUR 170 million between 2008 and today as a result of focused sustainability initiatives.

New Reports from Citi, Ceres See U.S. Auto Industry Boosting Profits, Sales with Higher Mileage Standards

Tougher Fuel Efficiency Standards, Electric Vehicle Push Will Accelerate Sales and Profits for U.S. Carmakers More than Global Competitors, Two Analyses Conclude
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Washington, D.C. - March 30, 2011 - As the U.S ramps up vehicle fuel efficiency standards, two new reports from Citi Investment Research, Ceres and longtime independent industry experts conclude that U.S. automakers will be more profitable at a fleetwide 42 mile per gallon (MPG) average in 2020 – the strictest standard now proposed for that year and one seen as eminently achievable - and that by 2015 more than one in 20 cars sold in the U.S. will be hybrid, plug-in or full electric vehicles (EV).

AEG 1EARTH Sustainability Goals Unveiled

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(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) LOS ANGELES, CA Nov. 15, 2010 – Today, AEG, a leading sports and entertainment company, launched its AEG 1EARTH environmental initiative with the release of the industry’s first comprehensive sustainability report.

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