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Diversity Outbred mice better predict potential human responses to chemical exposures

by National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)  (Nov. 6, 2014)

A genetically diverse mouse model is able to predict the range of response to chemical exposures that might be observed in human populations, researchers from the National Institutes of Health have found. Like humans, each Diversity Outbred mouse is genetically unique, and the extent of genetic variability among these mice is similar to the ...

Alliance Data Systems Publishes First Corporate Responsibility Report

by PE International AG  (Aug. 24, 2014)

PE INTERNATIONAL customer Alliance Data Systems, a leading global provider of marketing, loyalty, and branded credit solutions, has launched its inaugural corporate responsibility report with our support. The report provides a comprehensive overview of the company’s corporate responsibility (CR) strategy, accomplishments, and future plans. ...

First-of-its-Kind Report Ranks U.S. Insurance Companies on Climate Change Responses

by Ceres  (Oct. 22, 2014)

Amid growing evidence that climate change is having wide-ranging global impacts that will worsen in the years ahead, a new report from Ceres ranks the nation's 330 largest insurance companies on what they are saying and doing to respond to escalating climate risks. The report found strong leadership among fewer than a dozen companies but generally ...

DOE Announces Consultation Sessions with Alaska Native Tribes and Corporations

by US Department of Energy  (Oct. 8, 2014)

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) will host seven consultation sessions to give Alaska Native federally recognized Tribes and corporations an opportunity to provide input on the National Strategy for the Arctic Region 10-year plan to develop renewable energy resources in the Arctic region. ...

EPA Announces Proposed Settlement with Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation for Cleanup of Saratoga Springs, NY Superfund Site

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Oct. 16, 2014)

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced a proposed settlement with Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation to perform a soil and groundwater cleanup and reimburse EPA for certain past and future costs at the Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation Superfund site in Saratoga Springs, New York. Under the settlement, Niagara Mohawk will perform ...

On the Water Front - Corporate Water Disclosure Guidelines and Measure What Matters

by Global Reporting Initiative  (Oct. 1, 2014)

There have been several important recent initiatives to address water reporting and management - Corporate Water Disclosure Guidelines and Measure What Matters. The UN Global Compact’s CEO Water Mandate initiative has released the finalized Corporate Water Disclosure Guidelines – a common approach for ...

Maxxam’s third annual Corporate Responsibility Report is “more than meets the eye”

by Maxxam Analytics  (Jun. 2, 2014)

We are pleased to announce that Maxxam has published its 2013 Corporate Responsibility Report, outlining the company’s commitment to continually improving business performance and practices. The report summarizes the activities surrounding Maxxam’s six guiding principles for ...

Alstom receives Corporate Social Responsibility Certificate in Mexico

by Alstom  (Mar. 6, 2014)

Alstom Mexico has been awarded with the Corporate Social Responsibility Certificate (ESR), given by the Mexican Philanthropy Center (Cemefi for its Spanish acronym) and by the Mexican Alliance for Corporate Social Responsibility (AliaRSE).Such distinction is granted to companies in Mexico that promote and support the principles associated ...

Eaton Named to the “100 Best Corporate Citizens” List for the Seventh Consecutive Year By Corporate Responsibility Magazine

by Eaton Corporation  (May 1, 2014)

Power management company Eaton today announced that it has been named one of Corporate Responsibility (CR) Magazine’s “100 Best Corporate Citizens” for the seventh consecutive year. “At Eaton, our culture of doing business right includes being transparent in how we carry out our commitments to customers, shareholders, ...

Investors Secure Groundbreaking Corporate Commitments to Protect Forests, Reduce Carbon Emissions

by Ceres  (Aug. 14, 2014)

In response to nearly 150 climate-related resolutions filed by institutional investors during the 2014 proxy season, 20 major international corporations have committed to set goals to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions or sustainably source palm oil –a leading driver of global deforestation, which causes nearly 20 percent of global ...

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