Water CSR News

Domtar et la Student Conservation Association unissent leurs forces à Montréal

Journée d'activités d'entretient et préservation du Parc des Rapides à LaSalle le 13 octobre
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MONTRÉAL, Le 10 octobre 2012 /3BL Media/ - Domtar Corporation (NYSE : UFS) (TSX : UFS) annonce aujourd’hui que plus de 50 employés du siège social de Montréal participeront bénévolement avec leur famille et des membres locaux et internationaux de la Student Conservation Association (SCA), à une grande corvée d’une demi-journée qui aura lieu le 13 octobre prochain au Parc des Rapides à LaSalle.

Hilton Worldwide and Global Soap Project “Best Partnership” Finalist

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Business Civic Leadership Center Names Finalists, Initiates Public Vote for Winner
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(3BL Media) McLean, VA – September 19, 2012 – Hilton Worldwide and nonprofit partner, the Global Soap Project, are finalists for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Business Civic Leadership Center’s Best Partnership Award, a category in the Center’s prestigious annual Corporate Citizenship Awards program.

Ecolab: Helping Customers Use Water with Care

A success story from our 2011 Sustainability Report
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Water is an essential part of many of our customers’ processes, and using less of it contributes to their success while also preserving a precious resource for other uses. Take PepsiCo. The company is guided by Performance with Purpose, which they define as delivering sustainable growth by investing in a healthier future for people and the planet. To that end, this global leader in convenient snacks, foods and beverages has several aggressive environmental sustainability goals including one to improve operational water use efficiency by 20 percent per unit of production by 2015.

Water Research Thrives as New Report Highlights Spiralling Growth Year on Year

New analysis on water research highlights the role interdisciplinary and international collaboration plays in the production of high impact research
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(3BL Media) Stockholm - August 27, 2012 - Research into water is growing faster than the average 4% annual growth rate for all research disciplines, claims a new report presented by Elsevier and Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) during the 2012 World Water Week in Stockholm. The report, “The Water and Food Nexus: Trends and Development of the Research Landscape” analysed the major trends in water and food-related article output at international, national and institutional levels.

Keep America Beautiful Launches National Planting Day

U.S. Department of Agriculture Joins Nonprofit in Issuing Nationwide Call to Plant Native Species on Sept. 8 and throughout the Fall
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(3BL Media) Stamford, CT - August 14, 2012 - Keep America Beautiful (KAB), its affiliates and its partners are mobilizing Americans to support local ecosystems by planting native species of trees, shrubs, and plants through a new call to action. The first National Planting Day will take place on Saturday, Sept. 8, with the KAB initiative continuing with activities through Nov. 30.

New Ecolab Facility in Taicang, China to Help Enhance Chinese Food Safety and Public Health

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(3BL Media) St. Paul, MN - August 14, 2012 - Ecolab Inc. (NYSE: ECL) today celebrated the opening of a manufacturing plant and distribution center in Taicang, China, as part of an expanding company presence within the country. The facility is Ecolab's third-largest in the world and the company's largest in the Asia Pacific region.

Ecolab’s Latest Sustainability Report Highlights The Company’s Positive Customer Impact

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(3BL Media) St, Paul, MN – August 2, 2012 – Ecolab’s (NYSE: ECL) positive sustainability results at more than 1 million customer locations worldwide are the focus of the company’s 2011 sustainability report, issued today.  The company provides customers with products, services and technical expertise to help improve their operations and save water and energy while reducing waste.

Blueprint for Sustainability: Green Manufacturing Webinar with Ford, 7/27

How Advancements in Operations and Design can Support Business Success
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Ford presents webinar on green manufacturing and corporate sustainability on Friday, July 27 at 1:00 p.m. ET

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Ford presents webinar on green manufacturing and corporate sustainability on Friday, July 27 at 1:00 p.m. ET

Domtar Dévoile son Cadre D’indicateurs de Performance en Matiére de Développment Durable Jusqu’en 2020

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(3BL Media) Montréal - le 28 juin 2012 - Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) a publié aujourd’hui son Rapport sur la croissance durable pour l’année 2011, dévoilant ainsi les 35 indicateurs clés de performance qui orienteront les efforts de l’entreprise en matière de développement durable jusqu’en 2020. Ce cadre de travail fondé sur le développement durable s’appuie sur des années de leadership dans l’industrie sur les plans de la certification forestière et de la performance environnementale au niveau des usines, et sur des collaborations de longue date avec des ONG. 

Ecolab Announces Commitment To World Wildlife Fund And The Alliance For Water Stewardship

Goal is smarter, more sustainable water use by industry
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(3BL Media) St. Paul, MN – June 5, 2012 – Ecolab Inc. (NYSE: ECL) has expanded its commitment to World Wildlife Fund (WWF) to support the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) in establishing a global water standard. The AWS International Water Stewardship Standard aims to support water users globally in taking appropriate actions to evaluate and improve their impacts on watersheds. 

Ecolab’s two-year pledge includes both annual financial support and in-kind technical support and guidance by company experts to field test the draft AWS standard.

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