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  • Sale of industrial analysis business to Hitachi High-Technologies

    Oxford Instruments plc, a leading provider of high technology solutions, information and services for industry and research, today announces that it has agreed to sell its Industrial Analysis business to Hitachi High-Technologies Corporation (‘HHT’) for a consideration of £80 million on a cash and debt free basis. HHT will acquire the companies, assets and liabilities that ...


    By Oxford Instruments plc

  • Eco Expo Asia 2016 closed with record-breaking exhibitor and visitor numbers

    Eco Expo Asia 2016 closed amid great acclaim with record-breaking exhibitor and visitor numbers. Held from 26 – 29 October, the Expo was jointly organised by Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, and co-organised by the Environment Bureau of the Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. The ...


    By Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd

  • 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 ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Corporate philanthropy

    What Keeps CEOs Awake at Night? By Emily Drew, Chamber BCLC researcher and writer “What keeps you awake at night?”  Charlie Moore asks business leaders this question to help guide them to meaningful philanthropy.  The answers vary, he says. For some it’s ...


    By 3BL Media

  • The Rise of Corporate Water Disclosure

    As the year draws to a close, we reflect on our support of companies’ corporate disclosure and reporting initiatives. In 2014, water issues were top of mind, with a noticeable increase in water-related disclosures and stakeholder expectations. So we asked – what is occurring within the water space that has been a “game changer” over the past year or so? The ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • TIGG Corporation relocates its corporate headquarters

    TIGG Corporation has relocated its Corporate Headquarters and Northeast Operations to an 83,000 square foot facility in Oakdale, PA. The Northeast Operations consist of approximately 65,000 square feet of warehouse area to store rental equipment, systems and an extensive inventory of filter media. It also contains a 10,000 square foot high-bay assembly and service shop. Commenting on the ...


    By TIGG, LLC

  • RenuEn Corporation Announces Launch of Corporate Website

    RenuEn Corporation (PINKSHEETS: RENU), a rapidly expanding renewable energy roll up company focused on solar, wind and geothermal energy solutions, announced today that the Company now has a live website that conveys RenuEn's new corporate identity to both the renewable energy and investment communities. Visitors to www.renuen.com will find information ...


    By Marketwire

  • Waters Corporation Expands Executive Team

    Waters Corporation (NYSE:WAT) today announced it will evolve and expand its leadership structure. The newly formed Executive Committee includes the addition of five current executives who will assume broader responsibilities and work closely with President and CEO Christopher J. O’Connell and current executive leaders to build upon the company’s track record of innovation and growth. ...


    By Waters Corporation

  • CARUS CORPORATION ACQUIRES ALEXANDER CHEMICAL CORPORATION

    Carus Corporation announced on 26 February 2010 that it has acquired the shares of Alexander Chemical Corporation, headquartered in Downers Grove, IL with manufacturing operations in Kingsbury, IN. Alexander is a leading manufacturer and marketer of water purification products primarily used in the municipal drinking water market in the Midwestern USA. “This acquisition represents ...


    By Carus Corporation

  • Lutz-JESCO America Corporation Helps Deployed US Troops Enjoy Clean Water

    Hypochlorinator - used to disinfect water for troops overseas Lutz-JESCO America Corporation, in Rochester, NY, continues its long history of actively supporting the US Armed Forces by manufacturing their Hypochlorinator unit and selling it to the US Military through Waltron, Inc., a valued military supplier, to disinfect water for our troops overseas. The Hypochlorinator is a ...


    By Lutz-JESCO America Corp.

  • Changes in Statoil's corporate structure and Corporate Executive Committee

    STAVANGER, NORWAY -- (Marketwire) -- 08/19/10 -- Statoil ASA will change its organisational structure as a response to future business opportunities and challenges, and to support a continued strong development of the company. The new organisation will reflect the ongoing globalisation of Statoil, leverage the position on the Norwegian Continental Shelf and simplify internal interfaces ...


    By Marketwire

  • Water issues are high on the corporate agenda

    A new international report by the Carbon Disclosure Project has investigated the impact of water scarcity and other water-related issues on some of the world's largest companies in water-intensive industries. Nearly 40 per cent of companies surveyed are already experiencing water problems and nearly 90 per cent have developed water policies, strategies and plans. The demand for water is rising ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • 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

  • Greening the corporate board room

    The environment is quickly gaining the attention of corporate boards across the United States. Around a quarter of Fortune 500 companies now have a committee whose job is to make sure executives comply with environmental regulations and effectively handle conservation efforts - that is more than twice as many as five years ago, according to Ceres, a coalition of public interest organizations and ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Grading corporations on climate action

    While climate action on individual levels is important, our daily carbon emissions are dwarfed by those of global businesses. A website called ClimateCounts provides data and channels for consumers to let corporations know that we are judging, and spending our dollars, based on companies' climate performance. Which Companies Succeed...or ...


    By 3BL Media

  • Stakeholder influence on corporate responsibility

    The Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship has released a timely review of the influence of stakeholders and pressure groups in nine countries. The research reflects dynamics such as the spread of market capitalism, increasing wealth and power of business, the mounting pressure for companies to take on greater social and environmental responsibilities and the growing public distrust of ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • EduCare certified as a B Corporation

    EduCare, a socially responsible Online Tutoring Company today announced that it has achieved certification as B Corporation. B Corporations are a new kind of companies that use the power of business to solve social and environmental problems. B Lab is the non-profit that certifies and supports B Corporations. To become certified as a B Corporation, ...

  • Corporate Water Use in the Spotlight: AHC Group to Hold Workshop in Saratoga Springs, NY, June 11-13, 2013

     In an over-crowded, carbon-constrained world, everything must be used more wisely—and water is at the top of the list. Corporations are getting the message. That's why so many multinational key players will attend AHC Group's second Water Risk Management Workshop on June 11 and its semi-annual Achieving Results Workshop on June 12 and 13 in Saratoga Springs, ...


    By AHC Group

  • Carus Corporation products certified

    Carus Corporation’s production facility in LaSalle, IL, was recently audited by NSF International. This independent organization is certified by a number of federal agencies including OSHA and ANSI (American National Standards Institute), to inspect facilities and test products that are used to treat drinking water in the U.S. For products to be NSF Certified, a formula must be submitted to NSF ...


    By Carus Corporation

  • Sojitz Corporation Enters US Solar Power Market

    Tokyo, May 14, 2010 - (JCN Newswire) - Sojitz Corporation and Sojitz Corporation of America (collectively "Sojitz") have entered the US solar photovoltaic (PV) market with an investment in Solar Power Partners, Inc. (SPP), the largest privately-held independent solar PV developer in the US, based in Mill Valley, CA.SPP owns, manages, and operates over 50 solar energy systems totaling ...


    By Japan Corporate News - JCN

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