Sustainability News

  • The Sustainability Yearbook 2017 selects Gamesa as one of the world`s most sustainable companies

    Once again, Gamesa has been included in The Sustainability Yearbook which recognises the efforts made by companies all over the world on the sustainability front. This year's edition ranks Gamesa among the top 15 companies in the Machinery and Electrical Equipment category, which is led by CNH Industrial and for which which 104 large firms were analysed. Compiled annually by RobecoSam, this ...


    By Gamesa

  • 2nd Conference for Green and Sustainable Chemistry (GSCII)

    The second Green and Sustainable Chemistry Conference is a forum to address these challenges in a broad unique manner encompassing many diverse fields of Green and Sustainable Chemistry. The goal of the conference is to bring together international researchers from academia and industry, from authorities and other institutions to communicate and share the latest developments across the broad and ...


    By SusChem

  • Boost productivity with TargetSolutions’ professional development training courses

    If elevating your organization’s productivity is a top priority, TargetSolutions has the training you need. TargetSolutions’ SmartTeam training courses educate students on a vast array of professional development topics to help improve an employee’s performance. Covered ...


    By TargetSolutions

  • NYISO Strategic Plan: Sustaining Reliable Power with Grid Advances

    Serving consumers' changing power needs, addressing public policy goals and maintaining grid reliability are key components of a multi-year strategic plan released by the New York Independent System Operator (NYISO). The NYISO's 2017-2021 Strategic Plan focuses on technology advances and infrastructure investment as it prepares New York's electric grid for the future. The integration of ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • New York University and Wells Fargo Expand Support for Startups in Cleantech, Smart Cities, and Sustainability

    The New York University Tandon School of Engineering has received a $100,000 grant from Wells Fargo to support early-stage companies in New York City's hub for smart cities, smart grid, and clean energy through its ACRE incubator. Housed at the Urban Future Lab (UFL) at NYU Tandon, the internationally recognized ACRE is a cleantech incubator that supports startup ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Expanding wood energy markets in the U.S.

    The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently announced that it will invest up to $7 million in grants to fund projects that support the expansion of wood products and wood energy markets. This initiative, which is being managed by the U.S. Forest Service’s Wood Innovations Program, will address three main priorities: ...


    By Uzelac Industries, Inc

  • 11 Awesome EHS & Sustainability Conferences you don’t want to miss in 2017

    Staying on top of the latest environment, health and safety (EHS) and sustainability news, trends and innovations is essential for EHS&S professionals like you who strive to continually improve your company’s processes and programs. Fortunately, there are a number of upcoming EHS&S events that can serve as incredible resources to help you gain new insights, find new opportunities, ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • Natural Resources Wales taps CH2M`s Flood Modeller Pro for its new flood forecasting system

    Natural Resources Wales, the Welsh Government's principal adviser on issues relating to the environment and its natural resources, selected CH2M's Flood Modeller Pro software as the core hydrodynamic modelling solution within its new flood forecasting system. The system is being built using Deltares' Delft-FEWS software, an ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • Eastman Tritan copolyester sets a new benchmark for security critical documents

    ID cards, driver’s licenses, health-care cards and other security-critical documents are high-tech products nowadays. They must be secured against forgery and protected from data theft. The German Folienwerk Wolfen manufactures high-performance foils from Eastman Tritan™ ...


    By Eastman Chemical Company

  • EDP Renewables Poland is a national champion in European Business Awards

    EDPR Poland has been named in the Environmental and Corporate Sustainability category. European Business Awards is Europe’s largest business competition set up to celebrate business excellence and best practice in the European business community. Business leaders, academics and political representatives from across Europe, support the Awards edition, now in its 10th year, and this year ...


    By EDP Renováveis

  • Industry awards pay tribute to energy professionals` ingenuity

    Over 200 energy industry senior executives joined former swimming champion and host Mark Foster in congratulating the winners of the 2016 Energy Institute (EI) Awards, which were revealed at a prestigious ceremony in London last night. Excellence in engineering, collaboration and public engagement towards greater sustainability and efficiency underpinned many of the winning projects. Opening the ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • The transition to the GRI Reporting Standards

    Sustainability Knowledge group organizes the 17th meetup that will discuss the transition from the GRIG4 Guidelines to the GRI Standards, which aspires to be the 1st global standard for sustainability reporting! What are the changes in the GRI framework? How are these changes going to affect the way organisations report? How should companies manage the transition phase to the ...

  • United Nations Economic Commission for Europe: Funding Sources Identified For Transition To Smart Sustainable Cities

    More than half of the global population lives in cities. The current world population is projected to reach more than 9 billion by 2050, with 70% to 80% living in cities by then. If cities are to ensure that the right infrastructure and service provision for a growing ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Coming Together To Monetize Sustainability

    FEMSA Foundation and Antea Group wish to thank all those that participated in the Monetization Working Group's (MWG) fall meeting in Atlanta, kindly hosted by Kimberly-Clark at their corporate headquarters.  Besides the ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • Nick Boyle – Green Can’t Just be a Badge, it’s Business!

    We’re all too aware of the pressures to improve CSR credentials and serious initiatives such as COP21 and RE100 have put carbon emissions reduction firmly back on the agenda for many businesses. Switching to renewable energy can certainly help organisations gain a greener competitive edge but do I think that any of the largest companies in the world are going to make a decision to pay more ...

  • CH2M receives the 2016 Enablon Outstanding Partner of the Year Award at annual Sustainable Performance Forum (SPF) Americas

    CH2M has won the 2016 Enablon Outstanding Partner of the Year award given annually by the world’s leading provider of sustainability, EH&S (Environmental Health & Safety), and operational risk management software solutions. CH2M’s multidisciplinary Environmental, Health, and Safety Information Management (EHS IM) team of engineers and scientists was recognized for excellence ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • Water in the New Urban Agenda

    This year, the World Water Council and other international organizations have been striving to make water a bigger focus of the conversation around cities. Notably, during last week’s UN Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (Habitat III), the “New Urban Agenda” was adopted in the presence of a record number of attendees. This outcome document, in which water ...


    By World Water Council

  • Sustainability Professionals Discuss Challenges, Share Knowledge at UL EHS Sustainability Event

    Last week, representatives from companies including Nestlé, Philips and Liberty Global got together to address a major business stakeholder and supply chain issue that has exploded in recent years – the need for enhanced data management.  Regulators, consumers and employees are increasingly demanding large companies provide expanded non-financial disclosure, asking how ...


    By UL LLC

  • Intelex at NAEM’s 2016 EHS & Sustainability Management Forum

    NAEM’s 2016 EHS & Sustainability Management Forum is coming up next week and Intelex is proud to be supporting the event as a Platinum Sponsor. The Forum attracts over 600 EHS and sustainability managers from companies competing across a multitude of industries. As part of our sponsorship, we have a reserved table at NAEM’s luncheon on Thursday, ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Resource-Friendly Processes and Products

    The measurement systems manufacturer regularly invests in optimum process design. In addition to certification according to ISO 9001-2015 the company was certified according to the ISO 14001 environmental standard this year for the first time. Managing director Marcus Fischer says: „As a provider of measurement systems whose products are mainly used in the fields of water supply, water ...


    By NIVUS GmbH

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