corporate environmental impact News

  • Corporate environmental impacts continue to grow

    The most comprehensive assessment of corporate sustainability activity to date shows that while companies around the world engage in a wide range of sustainability initiatives, the costs to the environment continue to grow. The sixth annual "State of Green Business" report (download free here), published by GreenBiz Group in ...


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  • Despite Growing Engagement, Corporate Environmental Impacts Continue To Grow, Says Study

    The most comprehensive assessment of corporate sustainability activity to date shows that while companies around the world engage in a wide range of sustainability initiatives, the costs to the environment continue to grow. The sixth annual “State of Green Business” report (download free at greenbiz.com/stateofgreenbusiness), published ...

  • Discover Environmental Impacts and Innovative Solutions

    Environmental issues are top of mind for many companies and their stakeholders. With public awareness of environmental issues on the rise, companies have started to respond in meaningful ways through their investment decisions, environmental goals, and impact reduction. In the past few years, several major disruptive weather events have interrupted business as usual, underlining the need to ...

  • GEO-5 for Business: Impacts of a changing environment on the corporate sector

    The future of the private sector will increasingly hinge on the ability of businesses to adapt to the world's rapidly changing environment and to develop goods and services that can reduce the impacts of climate change, water scarcity, emissions of harmful chemicals, and other environmental concerns. From extreme weather events, to rising pressures on finite natural resources, changes in the ...


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  • Corporate water accounting - methods and tools for measuring water use and impacts

    Corporate Water Accounting is a joint effort of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the CEO Water Mandate, which aims to assess existing and emerging water accounting methods and tools being used in the private sector. The goals of the effort focus on elucidating commonalities and differences among emerging methods and practice, identifying gaps and challenges and ...


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  • CertainTeed Corporation receives national recognition for corporate social responsibility and environmental leadership

    CertainTeed Corporation is being honored with a 2010 Communitas Award for Excellence in Corporate Social Responsibility from the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals. The award recognizes the company's sustainable business practices and overarching commitment to environmental stewardship. "Sustainability and the preservation of the environment is deeply rooted in CertainTeed's ...

  • Poll: Majority of Corporate Executives Will Increase Environmental Spending

    CHICAGO, Illinois, September 12, 2007 (ENS) - A majority of executives believe that corporate responsibility programs can positively impact their business and help achieve strategic goals, finds a survey of more than 500 executives conducted by Grant Thornton LLP, the U.S. member firm of global accounting organization Grant Thornton International. Only a quarter of survey ...

  • Environmental editing company earns B Corporation certification

    Environmental editor Alan Biehn, founder of ab.editing (www.ab-editing.com), announced today that his company has successfully obtained certification as a B Corporation. Criteria used in the certification assessment included ab.editing's work with nonprofit organizations, its environmentally friendly policies, and its choice of socially responsible suppliers. All ...

  • Three groups that influence corporate environmental policies

    Community stakeholders have substantial control over corporate resources and decisions companies make about the environment. Three groups often drive improvements in firm environmental performance: those who are wealthy, those who care about the environment, and those who live in densely populated areas. Applying these findings can help companies understand how stakeholders influence ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • How corporate governance influences environmental performance

    A recent study has investigated how the relationships between a company’s owners, managers and boards of directors may influence its environmental performance. The findings indicate that environmental performance is higher in companies with powerful CEOs, who are also chairpersons on their board of directors. Many companies aim to have a positive impact on stakeholders, including ...

  • CECO Environmental To Acquire Met-Pro Corporation

    CINCINNATI and HARLEYSVILLE, Pa., April 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CECO Environmental Corp. (NasdaqGM: CECE), a leader in air pollution control technology systems, product recovery and filtration technology, has announced today it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquireMet-Pro Corporation (NYSE: MPR).  Met-Pro is a leading global, niche-oriented provider of ...


  • ARAMARK Environmental Sustainability Interns Make Positive Environmental Impact

    Young professionals gain practical understanding of how environmental sustainability operates within a business environment. SOURCE: ARAMARK DESCRIPTION:(3BL Media) Philadelphia, PA - September 18, 2012 - ARAMARK, a global leader in professional services, hired 17 young ...


    By 3BL Media

  • The 100 Best Corporate Citizens

    Hewlett-Packard, once tainted by a 2006 boardroom espionage case that brought down its chairman, today topped CRO magazine's annual list of America's 100 Best Corporate Citizens. The Palo Alto, Calif., tech giant beat out the other companies considered--those that make up the Russell 1000 large-cap index--because of its high rankings in categories like corporate governance, philanthropy and ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • The corporate ecosystem services review

    Ecosystems provide businesses with numerous benefits or "ecosystem services." Forests supply timber and wood fiber, purify water, regulate climate, and yield genetic resources. River systems provide freshwater, power, and recreation. The report, The Corporate Ecosystem Services Review, developed ...


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  • California’s Proposition 26 Could Impact Environmental Projects across the State

    LA Testing provides environmental testing services to protect people and the environment from pollution and toxins. Tomorrow voters across California will decide the fate of Proposition 26.  If passed, Proposition 26 will make two changes to California’s State Constitution.  First it defines various state “fees” as “taxes” and secondly it requires ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • International Association of Drilling Contractors to Host Conference Addressing Environmental Impact

    Improving environmental performance and the impact of shale gas exploration, along with other environmentally relevant topics to the oil and gas industry, will be discussed at IADC’s annual Environmental Conference and Exhibition, 8-9 April in New York City. A lineup of industry speakers will address new technologies and advances in emissions controls, water recycling and drilling waste ...

  • Corporate disclosure on sustainability

    Stratos Inc. (Stratos), a Canadian business consulting firm, has released a national study examining sustainability reporting trends and the best practices of some of Canada’s leading corporations. The study found that disclosure of sustainability information Canadian companies is now standard practice, with 80% including some environmental, ...


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  • TVA Releases Draft Integrated Resource Plan and Environmental Impact Statement

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - The Tennessee Valley Authority on Thursday issued a draft of its Integrated Resource Plan, a comprehensive study that will help guide efforts to meet regional electricity needs over the next 20 years. Titled "TVA's Environmental and Energy Future," the study analyzes potential combinations of economic and regulatory trends in the coming years and ...

  • UMED Holdings, Inc. Improves Environmental Impact in Three Segments of Energy Business

    UMED Holdings, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: UMED), a Texas Corporation, through its unique breakthrough in portable Gas-To-Liquids-Fuel (GTLF) technology, opens new markets in the energy business. The cleanliness of the process, along with purity and energy density of the output product, will exceed all other Fischer-Tropsch (FT) processes known in operation today. UMED's technology will influence the ...


  • Corporate social responsibility is dead

    That's the opinion of one of Britain's top advisors to corporations,  Tony Manwaring, chief executive officer of non-profit 'think and do tank' Tomorrow's Company. 'There is still a strong case for business doing 'good works', but there are now far more fundamental reasons for understanding why business success goes hand in hand with social and environmental issues' says Manwaring.  ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

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