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  • Caterpillar Completes Acquisition of MWM

    Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) today announced it has finalized the purchase of MWM Holding GmbH (MWM) from 3i and funds managed by 3i for euro 580 million (approximately $800 million). This action follows the European Commission's recent clearance of the transaction. MWM is a leading global supplier of sustainable, natural gas and alternative-fuel ...


  • Leading The Charge in California, Frito-Lay Rolls Out Growing Fleet of All-electric Delivery Trucks

    Senior leadership from PepsiCo's Frito-Lay North America division was joined today by California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr., Matt Rodriquez, secretary of the ...


  • Proposed rules on chemicals of concern, chemical identity pulled from OMB Review

    The Environmental Protection Agency has withdrawn a proposed rule that would have established a chemicals of concern list and another proposed rule that would have required manufacturers to disclose the identity of chemicals they would like to make or sell in the United States. EPA withdrew the proposed rules from the Office of Management and Budget, where they were under review, because the ...


    By Bloomberg BNA

  • Hyatt Announces Hyatt Thrive, Comprehensive Corporate Responsibility Framework That Helps Improve Local Communities, Environment Worldwide

    Hyatt today announced Hyatt Thrive, the company's global corporate responsibility platform, designed to help make communities places where Hyatt associates are proud to work, where guests want to visit, where neighbors want to live and where hotel owners want to invest. Hyatt ...


  • Senate Committee Holds Hearing on TSCA Reform

    On July 31, 2013, the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works held a hearing on "Strengthening Public Health Protections by Addressing Toxic Chemical Threats." To date, two bills have been introduced in the Senate that would reform the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) -- the Safe Chemicals Act of 2013 (S. 696) (SCA) and the Chemical Safety Improvement Act (S. 1009) (CSIA). The late ...


    By Acta Group

  • Senate Committee Holds Hearing on TSCA Reform

    On July 31, 2013, the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works held a hearing on "Strengthening Public Health Protections by Addressing Toxic Chemical Threats." To date, two bills have been introduced in the Senate that would reform the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) -- the Safe Chemicals Act of 2013 (S. 696) (SCA) and the Chemical Safety Improvement Act (S. 1009) (CSIA). The late ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • E-Waste Systems, Inc. Signs Letter of Intent for Strategic Multi-Facility Acquisition

    E-Waste Systems, Inc. (OTC BB: EWSI, the "Company"), an electronic waste recycling and reverse logistics services firm is pleased to announce today that it has signed a non-binding letter of intent ("LOI") to acquire an end-of-life electronics company with operations located in the Southwest, Central and Western regions of the US as part of its strategy ...


  • E-Waste Systems, Inc. Signs Letter of Intent for Acquisition of Logistics Solutions Company

     E-Waste Systems, Inc. (OTCQB: EWSI), an electronic waste recycling and reverse logistics services firm, announced today that it has signed a non-binding letter of intent ("LOI") to acquire a multi-vendor reverse logistics solutions company headquartered in the Southwestern US. This LOI represents the fourth targeted acquisition by E-Waste Systems as part of its strategy to become a leading ...


  • Watts Water Technologies Appoints New President of Asia

    Watts Water Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: WTS) today announced that it has appointed Elie Melhem as its President of Asia. Mr. Melhem previously worked at Ariston Thermo Group where he has spent the last three years as Managing Director of Ariston Thermo China operations. Prior to joining Ariston, Mr. Melhem spent eleven years with ITT Industries in China where he ...


    By Watts Water Technologies

  • Canadian Solar Signs C$93 million Loan Agreement with China Development Bank

        ONTARIO, Canada, Aug. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Canadian Solar Inc. (the "Company", or "Canadian Solar") (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar power companies, today announced that it has signed a C$93 million (US$93.8 million) loan agreement with China Development Bank. The loan facility has a five-year maturity and will be used to partially ...


  • Canadian Solar Makes It Easier For Customers to Finance And Complete U.S. Solar Projects

    SAN RAMON, Calif., Sept. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Canadian Solar Inc. (the "Company", "we" or "Canadian Solar") (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar companies, today announced a new program designed to make it even easier for commercial installers and solar developers to bring more solar projects to completion in the U.S. market.  The new financial solutions ...


  • Encouraging signals from the deep

    World attention is focused these days on the rescue efforts to free 33 trapped miners from a collapsed mine in Chile. It is a story of heroism, determination and technological achievement in the face of almost unimaginable obstacles. But despite the joy of the (hopefully) successful Chilean rescue efforts, there remains a larger global issue regarding the social, economic and environmental ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Canadian Solar Achieves Pass`Innovation Certification with Partner MECOSUN

    Canadian Solar (NASDAQ: CSIQ) (the "Company", "we" or "Canadian Solar"), one of the world's largest solar companies, today announced that, along with its partner MECOSUN, a French PV integrator, it achieved the Pass'Innovation certification from the CTSB, a French institution. The testing attests to the integration of Canadian Solar's PV panels with MECOSUN's MV€ system.  Founded in ...


  • Rehabilitating nature-based assets generates jobs, wealth and restoration of multi-trillion dollar services

    Restoring lost and damaged ecosystems-from forests and freshwaters to mangroves and wetlands-can trigger multi-million dollar returns, generate jobs and combat poverty according to a new report compiled by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP). Launched on the eve of World Environment Day (WED), the report draws on thousands of ecosystem restoration projects world-wide and showcases over 30 ...

  • Watts Water Technologies Appoints New President of North America

    Watts Water Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: WTS) today announced that Srinivas K. Bagepalli has joined the Company as President of North America. From 2006 to September 2011, Mr. Bagepalli was the President and General Manager of three global companies within Danaher Corporation’s Industrial Technologies Group, including Setra Systems, Inc., Sonix, Inc. and ...


    By Watts Water Technologies

  • Canadian Solar Achieves CSA1000V Certification Advancing Utility-Scale Deployments

            GUELPH, Ontario, Aug. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Canadian Solar Inc. (the "Company," "we" or "Canadian Solar") (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar companies, today announced that it has been awarded CSA1000V certification. With this certification, Canadian Solar modules ...


  • India proposes draft national chemical policy

    On March 29, 2012, India's Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals (DCPC), located within the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers, announced the availability of a draft National Chemical Policy, 2012. The draft Policy is intended to facilitate the growth and development of the chemical sector in India. DCPC states that the policy "accords high importance" to research and development ...


    By Acta Group

  • Global Heavy Duty Diesel (HDD) Catalysts Market to Reach $2.6 Billion by 2017, According to a New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc.

    Heavy-Duty Diesel (HDD) catalysts represent the next big opportunity for the global emission control market. Stringent regulatory standards are being introduced in the automotive sector across the globe with the intention of reducing toxic environmental emissions. Environmental legislations in ...


  • a2a SpA : Group Sustainability Report 2011, growth in value distributed to stakeholders

     improved environmental and workplace safety performance• 1.3 billion euros (+6%) distributed nationwide• 37% of energy produced from renewable sources• 2.9 million tonnes of CO2 emissions avoided due to use of renewable sources ...


    By Thomson Reuters

  • Major Power Markets in Eastern Europe to 2020 - Renewable Resources, Privatization, and Easing Barriers to Entry in Russia, Czech Republic, Poland

    Major Power Markets in Eastern Europe to 2020 - Renewable Resources, Privatization, and Easing Barriers to Entry in Russia, Czech Republic, Poland, Ukraine and Turkey Summary GBI Research, a leading business intelligence provider, has released its latest research, “Major Power Markets in Eastern Europe to 2020 - Renewable Resources, Privatization, and Easing ...


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