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American Honda Installs Stationary Fuel Cell System that Will Produce a Megawatt of Clean Energy, Reduce CO2

The new system will offset electricity usage on the Torrance campus by 25 percent
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Torrance, Calif., March 22, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Continuing its efforts to reduce the  environmental footprint of its operations, American Honda Motor Co., Inc. today announced the installation of a new fuel cell system on its Torrance, California campus that will produce one megawatt of clean, reliable energy, and significantly reduce CO2 emissions from Honda’s operations in the region.

eQ Video: Cloquet Mill, The Industry Standard for Environmental Performance

An environmentally responsible paper produced by an environmentally responsible mill in Cloquet, MN
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Nestled in Northern Minnesota, Sappi's Cloquet Mill has one of the lowest carbon footprints of any paper mill in the world. See how Cloquet has become a sustainability marvel through innovations in energy usage, water reclamation, waste reduction and more. Published on March 26, 2012.


Akerson Calls for Consumer-Driven National Energy Policy

  • Auto industry should play key role as major users of transportation energy
  • GM committed to saving 12 billion gallons of fuel over life of vehicles it builds between 2011 and 2017
  • Urges development of 30-year policy framework for energy security


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  • Auto industry should play key role as major users of transportation energy
  • GM committed to saving 12 billion gallons of fuel over life of vehicles it builds between 2011 and 2017
  • Urges development of 30-year policy framework for energy security


LG Named 2013 EPA Energy Star Partner of the Year

EPA Recognizes LG for Protecting Environment through Manufacturing, Promoting Energy-Efficient Products for a Second Consecutive Year
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March 6, 2013 /3BL Media/ - LG Electronics, a global technology leader in consumer electronics and home appliances and member of the Climate Counts Industry Innovator program, has been named 2013 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).  This is the second year in a row that LG has earned this coveted award for its efforts to manufacture and promote energy-efficient products to consumers.

VIDEO: PG&E Transforming Educational Experience of UC Merced Engineering Students


MERCED — For Bezait Ali, coming to the University of California, Merced, and studying environmental engineering looked like a window to her future.

The school opened in 2005, the newest UC campus. And the College of Engineering had just received a $1 million grant from PG&E, which meant funding for new facilities like the Engineering Service Learning Lab and other student projects.

SFPNA Sustainability Report 2012: Energy and Emissions

Ongoing public concerns about climate change, energy security and economic conditions keep energy use and greenhouse gas emissions top of mind for our key stakeholders.

Energy is the third largest draw on our operating costs behind wood fiber and chemicals.

As such, we hold a long-standing commitment to control energy usage. Environmental impact is affected not only by the amount of energy, but also by the type of energy consumed. SFPNA has made significant effort to reduce our reliance on fossil fuels to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and to separate our operations from the volatility of energy prices.

SFPNA Sustainability Report 2012: Sustainability as a Business Strategy

At SFPNA, sustainable development is an inseparable element of our overall business strategy.Everything we do—from employee engagement activities to the implementation of new technology—is centered on positioning our business for the long term.

By integrating social and environmental goals with financial goals, we have reduced our operating costs, secured a talented workforce, strengthened our company’s brand value and attracted investment.

Our achievements reflected throughout this report are the result of numerous efforts across all three of our business units—coated papers, release papers and market pulp. Each business unit has contributed toward key business initiatives, from procurement of energy and materials through manufacturing and efficient distribution of our products.

Sodexo recognized at World Economic Forum in Davos for its corporate sustainability practices

Quality of Life Services leader earns top rank in its sector with three impressive distinctions
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., January 30, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Sodexo’s commitment to sustainability has been recognized for efforts and results in social, environmental and economic performance at the World Economic Forum 2013 in Davos with three awards: Sector Leader, Gold Class, and Sector Mover.

Green-e Energy Certifies NIPSCO’s New Green Power Option for Indiana Customers

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SAN FRANCISCO, CA, January 30, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) today announced that Merrillville, Ind.–based Northern Indiana Public Service Company’s (NIPSCO’s) new Green Power Program has been certified by Green-e Energy. NIPSCO joins the growing network of renewable energy providers that offer clean energy options certified by Green-e Energy, North America’s leading certification and verification program for renewable energy.

The Energy Co-op's EcoChoice100 Renewable Energy Option Now Green-e Certified

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SAN FRANCISCO, January 17, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) today announced that the Philadelphia, PA–based Energy Co-op’s 100 percent renewable energy option EcoChoice100 is Green-e® Energy certified. EcoChoice100 sources from solar and wind based in Pennsylvania as part of the ChoosePAWind initiative, and is available to customers in the state.


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