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SRA Commits to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions 35% by 2020

by SRA Information Technology  (Mar. 20, 2015)

SRA International, Inc., a leading provider of IT solutions and professional services to government organizations, today announced the company has established a goal to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 35% by fiscal year 2020 relative to a fiscal year 2007 baseline. SRA’s 2007 Scope 1 and 2 GHG goal baseline is 6,267.9 metric ...

EPA Report: Automakers Surpassing Light-Duty Greenhouse Gas Standards

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Mar. 26, 2015)

For the second consecutive model year, the automotive industry outperformed the national greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions standards by a wide margin. Overall industry compliance in model year 2013 was 12 grams/mile – or 1.4 miles per gallon – better than required by the 2013 standard. These were among the top findings released today in ...

Measuring Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Cities

by GLOBE Foundation  (Dec. 8, 2014)

The World Resources Institute (WRI), C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40) and ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability (ICLEI) have launched the first widely endorsed standard for cities ...

Sprint Recognized as EPA’s 2015 Climate Leader for Excellence in Greenhouse Gas Management

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Feb. 25, 2015)

Sprint Corporation, headquartered in Overland Park, Kan., has received a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) 2015 Climate Leadership Award for Excellence in Greenhouse Gas Management – Goal Achievement. The Climate Leadership Award recipients demonstrate how innovative actions to combat climate change lead to smart business decisions. ...

EPA Recognizes CHS2M HILL for Excellence in Greenhouse Gas Management

by CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.  (Feb. 25, 2015)

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), in collaboration with the Association of Climate Change Officers, the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions, and The Climate Registry, recognized CH2M HILL for excellence in greenhouse gas (GHG) management in the fourth annual Climate Leadership Awards on February 24, 2015. ...

Serious doubts over Europe’s GHG reduction target

by Climate News Network  (Mar. 9, 2015)

The 28 countries of the European Union (EU) have set themselves a collective target of cutting emissions of climate-changing greenhouse gases (GHGs) by between 80% and 95% by 2050, but  a major report just released says there’s little hope of achieving that goal. Every five years, the  ...

US to pledge up to 28 percent emission cut in global treaty

by Associated Press  (Mar. 31, 2015)

The United States will pledge Tuesday to cut its greenhouse gas emissions up to 28 percent as part of a global treaty aimed at preventing the worst effects of climate change, according to individuals briefed on the White House's plans. The Obama administration's contribution to the treaty, which world leaders expect to finalize in ...

Novelis and World Wildlife Fund Partner to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

by Novelis Inc.  (Sep. 18, 2014)

Novelis, the world leader in aluminum rolling and recycling, today announced the company has been accepted into World Wildlife Fund's (WWF) Climate Savers program, an exclusive initiative of WWF to encourage companies to reduce their ...

Eaton`s Mississauga Ontario Electrical Distribution Centre Honored for Reducing Waste, GHG Emissions through Zero Waste-to-Landfill Program

by Eaton Corporation  (Feb. 18, 2015)

Power management company Eaton is honoring its Mississauga Distribution Centre facility in Ontario, Canada, for achieving “zero waste-to-landfill” by nearly eliminating all wastes sent to landfills through recycling, re-use, new work processes and other means. Eaton is encouraging its sites to achieve zero waste-to-landfill as part of ...

Global 500 emissions on the rise

by GLOBE Foundation  (Dec. 22, 2014)

A new report released by Thomson Reuters on greenhouse gas (GHG) examining emissions data from the world’s 500 largest businesses (the Global 500) shows emissions from this group are trending upwards despite reduction targets announced by many members. Written in collaboration with ...

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