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Greenhouse Gas Increases Are Leading to a Faster Rate of Global Warming

by Worldwatch Institute  (Dec. 15, 2014)

According to the most recent estimates, 2014 emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2), the main contributor to global climate change, are projected to be 2.5 percent higher than 2013 levels, which translates into the release of 37 billion additional tons of CO2 into the atmosphere. As negotiators wrap up their talks at the international climate ...

What’s wrong with the circular economy?

by GLOBE Foundation  (Nov. 20, 2014)

Companies with circular economy business models currently struggle to raise investment because investors are generally unfamiliar with the concept of the circular economy According to research to be published by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, the lack of information about financial risk is a key reason why investors are hesitant to invest in ...

MagneGas Invited to United Nations Ebola Crisis Response Meeting

by MagneGas Corporation  (Dec. 8, 2014)

MagneGas Corporation ("MagneGas" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: MNGA), a technology company that counts among its inventions a patented process that converts liquid waste into a hydrogen-based fuel, announced today that it has been invited to participate at the United Nations Ebola Crisis Response high-level meetings being held on Thursday, December ...

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. ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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