BENTON HARBOR, Mich., April 8, 2014 /3BL Media/ -- Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) has a long history in environmental stewardship including helping to draft the first ENERGY STAR® appliance standards. The company currently sells 424 ENERGY STAR appliance models, and has been honored with 23 ENERGY STAR Awards since the beginning of the program in 1998 - offering more qualified products, and winning more ENERGY STAR Awards than any other manufacturer.
SAP NEWSBYTE, March 24, 2014 /3BL Media/ — SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) today announced that it will power all its data centers and facilities globally with 100 percent renewable electricity starting in 2014. The shift will help minimize the company’s carbon footprint as it moves to a cloud business model, and will help eliminate carbon emissions caused by its customers’ systems by moving them into a green cloud.
Methane is becoming a pressing “above ground risk”, a threat to the reputation, license to operate, and long term viability of an entire industry.
I came to Environmental Defense Fund from the management consulting world, and was fortunate to bring a couple of lessons with me. A simple one is that successful companies keep a finger on the pulse of the returns and risks in their industry and core businesses. The oil and gas industry has a growing risk on its hands, and that risk is methane emissions.
Independent study for EDF reveals ample opportunity for industry to use existing, affordable technologies to control emissions from onshore operations
WASHINGTON, D.C., March 3, 2014 /3BL Media/ - An independent analysis conducted by ICF International (ICF) has determined that the onshore segment of the U.S. oil and gas sector can significantly reduce emissions of methane – a highly potent greenhouse gas and the primary ingredient in natural gas – using currently available technologies and at a low annualized cost.
CHICAGO, Feb. 27, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Boeing [NYSE: BA] has received a Climate Leadership Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in recognition of its success in managing and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
Caterpillar's main data center has improved greenhouse gas emissions by about 2,500 metric tons of CO2e annually, the equivalent of removing nearly 500 cars from roads. This has been achieved by efficiency improvements to the building's air conditioning system, which runs continuously. Improvements include an automation system that uses more efficient motors for the existing air handlers and equipment that takes advantage of outside air to cool the office during cooler months.