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1 november 2017

15:37
WWF-Canada and northern coastal community members will host representatives from the Canadian Coast Guard, Transport Canada, and members of B.C. First Nations and Alaskan Tribes this week to discuss how to improve oil spill response capacity in the...

14:26
The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) is making funding available through its Participant Funding Program to assist the participation of the public and Indigenous groups in the federal environmental assessment of the proposed...

13:00
CIT Group Inc. today launched an interactive philanthropic social campaign called the Gratitude & Growth Project that invites stakeholders to help restore forests in California and Florida following the recent weather-related affects....

12:56
Hawai?i Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard released a video today calling on citizen co-sponsors to join the fight to pass her bill, the Off Fossil Fuels for a Better Future Act (H.R. 3671 - The OFF Act), which would transition the United States away from...

12:12
A West Virginia nonprofit organization is making a difference in the lives of people with disabilities while benefitting the environment at the same time. The Jackson County Developmental Center (JCDC) of Millwood has...

10:00
La Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec ("CDPQ") announced today a US$40-million (CA$50.4 million) loan related to a portfolio of solar energy systems originated by Sunrun Inc. ("Sunrun"), a U.S. leader in residential solar energy. This transaction...

08:25
Media are invited to SPARK 2017, a clean technology conference co-hosted by Emissions Reduction Alberta (ERA) and Alberta Innovates (AI). With this conference AI and ERA are taking a "complete solutions" approach to...

07:33
On 31st October, with the theme of "Innovative Governance, Open Cities", the activities of 2017 World Cities Day were hosted in Guangzhou, China. Since December 2013, China has promoted the World Cities Day as the first...


31 october 2017

13:20
From human rights protections to sustainable hotel development, Marriott International today launched a new sustainability and social impact initiative designed to foster business growth while balancing the needs of associates, customers, owners, the...

12:59
Based on the different comments from the International Advisory Group of Experts, GAIPE, and members of the Civic Council of Popular and Indigenous Organizations of Honduras, COPINH, together with other international organizations, Desarrollos...

12:46
Lollicup® USA Inc. will halt all production on PS (polystyrene) hot cup lids starting the end of this year, and will only produce PP (polypropylene) hot cup lids.  This unprecedented decision is based on Lollicup's move towards producing products...

12:05
In the boreal forest, the environment and the economy are linked: all stakeholders have a part in protecting it. Our government is committed to conserving wildlife habitat and protecting species at risk in this vast swath of Canadian forest. Today,...

11:26
PwC's Low Carbon Economy Index analysis shows that the carbon intensity of the global economy fell by 2.6% in 2016 - a clear step change from business as usual Canada's decrease in emissions intensity slowed between 2015-2016 to 2.1%, down by half...

10:52
When natural disasters knock out critical power supplies, customers around the world count on APR Energy to deliver large-scale power fast. The latest is hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico, where APR Energy has commissioned two mobile gas turbines and...

10:00
A group of 250 of the food industry's finest brands, impact-minded investors, policymakers, influencers and farmers came together for three days Oct. 16-18 in Austin, TX, for the third-annual Esca Bona event. The intimate and interactive gathering,...

10:00
Nearly one-third of the shark species in the global fin trade are at risk of extinction, according to a new study led by FIU marine scientist Demian Chapman. Less than one-fifth of all shark species in this trade are fished responsibly, according to...

09:30
TransAct Energy Corp announced today that they have signed a conditional purchase agreement for an 18.4-hectare, greenfield, industrial site located in the industrial zone of El Salto, Jalisco Mexico. The site has access to a major ring-road to the...

08:45
Greenbelt Resources Corporation (Greenbelt) has completed feedstock feasibility testing of trub (brewery waste) for BarrelHouse Brewery. Greenbelt Chief Technology Officer Floyd Butterfield says the ethanol derived from trub, as well as the high...

07:06
ICL , a leading global specialty minerals and specialty chemicals company, by its subsidiary Dead Sea Works (DSW) signed an agreement for the first stage of the salt harvesting project at Pond #5, to preserve the pond's water level. The agreement was...

07:00
Media representatives are advised that Environment and Climate Change Canada will hold a technical briefing on the release of the five-year report regarding the progress of the recovery-strategy implementation for the boreal caribou. The report will...

04:12
JANUARY 1 ? SEPTEMBER 30, 2017(compared with the year-earlier period, continuing operations)  Net sales increased 9% to SEK 12,422m (11,434) Adjusted EBITDA improved 10% to SEK 2,683m (2,443) The adjusted EBITDA margin was 21.6% (21.4) Adjusted...


30 october 2017

16:27
Last Thursday, the Water Replenishment District (WRD) of Southern California today celebrated the one-year countdown to completion of its landmark water recycling plant. That plant will position WRD as a leader in breaking with the Southland's...

14:26
Arçelik A.?. named winner for 'Best Contribution to Corporate Responsibility' in 2017 European Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply Management Awards   Arçelik A.?., leading global household appliances manufacturer and mother company of...

13:30
Cascades Inc. , a leader in the recovery and manufacturing of green packaging and tissue products, announced today a $21-million investment in its Cascades Inopak (Drummondville) and Plastiques Cascades (Kingsey Falls) plants in order to acquire...

11:27
Great-West Lifeco Inc. today announced it has earned an A- rating from the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP). Great-West Life was the top ranked Canadian insurance company and ranked among the top six financial services companies in Canada. This...

10:00
The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, and Bernadette Jordan, Member of Parliament for South Shore - St. Margaret's will announce new legislation...

06:00
Cascades Inc. , leader in the recovery and manufacturing of green packaging and tissue products, invites media representatives to a press conference at which Cascades President and Chief Executive Officer, Mario Plourde, President and Chief Operating...


29 october 2017

11:38
DBU: Highest-endowed European Environmental Prize presented today in Braunschweig by German President      (Photo: http://mma.prnewswire.com/media/592570/DBU_Award_Presentation.jpg ) "The program Agenda 2030 challenges our world with a truly...

08:39
DBU honors Oswald entrepreneurial family and conservationists Sielmann, Frobel and Weiger - German President presents prize - posthumous Lifetime Achievement Award goes to de Brum      (Photo:...


28 october 2017

17:36
Will Rogers, who as head of The Trust for Public Land has helped protect millions of acres of land and build the capacity of the land conservation movement across the United States, has been named the new Kingsbury Browne Fellow at the Lincoln...