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WWF guide for banks provides plan for sustainable finance
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A new guide released today by WWF explains how banks can go beyond reputation and risk management to embrace transformative change. Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Integration for Banks: A Guide to Starting Implementation shows how financial institutions acting as lenders, financial advisors and capital raising agents can adopt sustainable practices.  “This is the ...

Webinar: Streamlining Environmental Management
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With today’s emphasis on sustainability and environmental responsibility, it’s more important than ever to ensure that your environmental programs are running at top performance. This free 30 min webinar covers how you can ensure environmental stewardship by leveraging the power of technology to significantly improve efficiencies in capturing, tracking and reporting on environmental ...

Swaziland is moving towards commercial farming
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In a major effort to revitalize agriculture here, the government, the European Union and FAO have helped over 20,000 smallholder farmers produce more, higher-quality food and connect with new markets. Agriculture is on its way to become a key driver of Swaziland’s development. The vast majority of Swaziland’s 1.2 million people depend on subsistence farming. But years of economic ...

Wind energy cuts the electricity bill
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The promoting of renewable energy is at the heart of the current debate on energy policy. From an economic perspective, the question focusses on determining the cost of the feed-in tariff systems. Firstly, whether the incentives are as expensive as has been maintained in the most recent regulatory modifications, and secondly, whether the effect is similar with respect to all renewable ...

Rubber meets the road with new ORNL carbon, battery technologies
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Recycled tires could see new life in lithium-ion batteries that provide power to plug-in electric vehicles and store energy produced by wind and solar, say researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory. By modifying the microstructural characteristics of carbon black, a substance recovered from discarded tires, a team led by Parans Paranthaman and Amit Naskar is ...

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    We are happy to announce BUCHI’s participation at the Dioxin 2014 Symposium. BUCHI cordially invites you to visit us at booth #17. We would like to invite you to the talk from Mr. Marchand on Tuesday 02nd September 2014, with the title: A new and highly innovative automatic purification system evaluated for dioxins and PCBs.
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    This conference, supported by leading academia, businesses, exhibitors and sponsors involved in the waste tire recycling and rubber products industries will address a wide variety of technology advancements, economic strategies and opportunities in the field of rubber recycling. Some of the tentative topics to be discussed include: • Rubber modified asphalt binders and mixtures: national and international experien
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    BUCHI cordially invites you to our free seminar during the Euro Fed Lipid 2014 congress in Montpellier. Learn how to streamline your sample preparation with maximum speed and throughput for your extraction tasks. We proudly present our guest speaker: • Prof. Sabrina Moret, Department of Food Science, University of Udine, Italy Tuesday 16th September 2014; Time: 12:15 ; Location: ''Sully 3'' on the first le
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    Sep 21

    The 2014 IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition benefits from its host city, Lisbon. Portugal has continued evolving solutions to its historic and recent water challenges between the city’s aqueducts and canals at the mouth of the Tagus River and the international management of the five river basins it shares with Spain. The city is an inexpensive favourite with travellers from the world over. Its vintage

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    The premier conference for water quality professionals around the world. Join AWWA in New Orleans, Louisiana, for the 2014 Water Quality Technology Conference and Exposition. By submitting an abstract and participating, you contribute to the industry while advancing your own career. By submitting an abstract, you have the opportunity to contribute to leading-edge discussions about how to better manage and protect

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