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17 september 2018

10:00
Canada is fortunate to have some of the most spectacular coastlines in the world, serving as a home to rich biodiversity and precious ecosystems. The Government of Canada, under the Oceans Protection Plan, is taking action to preserve and restore...

09:00
Hankook Tire announced that the company has been included in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Indices (DJSI World) for the third consecutive year, strengthening its status as one of the most sustainable tire companies in the world....

08:00
Appliance Recycling Centers of America, Inc. , a leading provider of utility appliance recycling programs, announced today that its subsidiary, GeoTraq Inc. has recently entered into an agreement with a software engineering firm specializing in...


16 september 2018

10:42
Duke Energy has restored power to more than 830,000 customers so far in North Carolina and South Carolina out of more than 1.25 million total outages caused by what is now Tropical Storm Florence.   Currently, 450,000...


14 september 2018

16:10
The Ministère du Développement durable, de l'Environnement et de la Lutte contre les changements climatiques (MDDELCC) and the California Air Ressources Board (CARB) announced that the next joint carbon market auction will be held on November 14,...

15:00
The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has preliminarily awarded $41 million to the Port of Los Angeles (POLA) for the Zero-Emission and Near Zero-Emission Freight Facilities (ZANZEFF) project. The total project cost for this initial phase is...

13:27
Scotiabank was recognized for its success in environmental, social and governance initiatives by placing on the 2018 Dow Jones Sustainability Index North America (DJSI), in the top 20 per cent of companies globally, and as one of the largest...

12:04
Caterpillar Inc. has been named to the 2018 Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI), including both the World and North America indices. This marks the 19th time Caterpillar has been included in the DJSI. "Caterpillar provides the solutions our...

11:46
Republic Services, Inc. today announced that it will release its third quarter 2018 financial results on Thursday, October 25, 2018, after the market closes, and will host an investor conference call at 5:00 p.m. ET. A live audio webcast of the...

09:07
Ball Corporation is listed on the 2018 Dow Jones Sustainability Indices World and North America for the sixth year in a row, further validating its progress in making the can the most sustainable package. "Packaging is critical to delivering...

08:43
The National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA) has filed comments with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) requesting an industrywide exemption from the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate. The comments were filed in...

08:02
Food waste is a global problem that requires a multitude of solutions and soon there will be a new tool available to help. Today, the WasteNot App campaign launched on Indiegogo. WasteNot is a mobile app designed to help reduce food waste at home by...

06:30
Canadian families and communities are seeing the costs of climate change first hand, from droughts and heat waves to wildfires and floods. Canada has a plan to fight climate change and it's working. Not only is it cutting pollution and creating good...

03:30
Oysters likely suffered toxic effects from the oil dispersant Corexit® 9500 when it was used to clean up the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, said Morris Animal Foundation-funded researchers at the University of Connecticut. The team determined this...

02:27
The 18th World Winter Cities Association for Mayors Conference (WWCAM Conference) was held in Shenyang on Sept. 12, 2018. The conference invited 41 city groups and 52 chamber of commerce groups from 30 countries, according to Shenyang Municipal...


13 september 2018

22:17
Canadian families and communities are seeing the costs of climate change first hand, from droughts and heat waves to wildfires and floods. Canada has a plan to fight climate change and it's working. Not only is it cutting pollution and creating good...

20:28
Las Vegas Sands Corp. has once again been recognized by the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) for its industry-leading corporate sustainability efforts. Sands is the only Integrated Resort company included on the DJSI North America. "This...

19:00
IKEA Group1 takes the next step towards reaching 100% zero emissions home deliveries by announcing an accelerated timeline for transitioning to EV in five major inner cities - Amsterdam, Los Angeles, New York, Paris, and Shanghai - by 2020. Reaching...

17:43
The Government of Canada is committed to significantly increasing the amount of nature conserved in Canada. That means establishing new protected areas for oceans, fresh water, and land, from coast to coast to coast for future generations of...

16:00
Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) today announced the company has joined the Hydrogen Council, a global initiative of leading energy, transport and industry companies with a united vision to foster the role of hydrogen technologies in the global...

14:32
This week marks a historic moment for the world of climate literacy in San Francisco as leaders of climate leadership gather at hundreds of venues- with five events hosted from our twin locations. The operative word for...

13:30
To support marine conservation efforts, Shell Canada ("Shell") today announced it intends to voluntarily release about 50,000 km2 of exploratory permits off coastal British Columbia, Canada. More than one and a half times the size of Vancouver...

12:18
Namibia today released its strategy to deliver its commitments to the Paris Agreement by fast-tracking climate action.  Building off progress already made through Namibia's existing climate plans and policies, the Namibia NDC Partnership Plan...

11:47
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) ?a set of 17 universally agreed-upon goals addressing the top current environmental, social and economic issues?offer many business opportunities for companies while addressing critical operational risks,...

10:54
Chassis Brakes International and MANN+HUMMEL have signed a strategic partnership agreement to develop brake systems with an add-on particle filter to reduce particulate emissions from passenger-car brakes. Vehicle...

09:00
Diageo North America, a global leader in beverage alcohol, announced that it has received an Environmental Merit Award from the New England office of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its exceptional work and commitment to the...

09:00
In light of the emergency caused by the ecological, social and economic impacts of climate change, the climate challenge is a shared responsibility that requires the mobilization of and cooperation between everyone: governments, the public and...

08:30
In an effort to protect the rights of communities nationwide, over 60 local officials from across the country sent a letter to Congress today opposing a farm bill provision that takes away local governments' authority to restrict hazardous...

08:00
Salesforce , the global leader in CRM, today at the Global Climate Action Summit (GCAS), announced the company's leadership in the creation of the Step Up Declaration and strategic corporate commitments to help catalyze a climate turning point by...

07:41
UNStudio partners with Hardt Hyperloop and presents its vision for the Station of the Future.       (Photo: https://mma.prnewswire.com/media/743702/UNStudio_Hardt_Hyperloop.jpg )      (Photo:...

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