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Master Print Earns Green-e Marketplace Certification For Clean Energy Commitment

Washington, D.C.-area commercial printer commits to 100% renewable energy for its operations.
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA, April 14, 2015 /3BL Media/ — Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) today announced that Master Print, a commercial printer in the Washington, D.C. metro area, has committed to powering its operations with 100% renewable energy, and has earned certification by Green-e Marketplace. Master Print is granted the use of the Green-e logo to demonstrate its clean energy commitment, and is able to use the logo on print material that uses Green-e certified paper.

Karin Corfee and Jon Wellinghoff Join Center for Resource Solutions Board

Two energy-industry veterans join the CRS Board of Directors
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SAN FRANCISCO, March 30, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) announced today that two energy industry veterans joined its Board of Directors—Karin Corfee, managing director at Navigant Consulting; and Jon Wellinghoff, a partner at Stoel Rives and the immediate past chair of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). CRS is a San Francisco–based nonprofit focused on policy and market solutions to advance sustainable energy, including the market-leading Green-e certification programs.

Green-e Certification Recommended in New Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council Guidance

Recently released Guidance for Leadership in Sustainable Purchasing suggests efficiency and purchasing certified clean energy as a pathway to reducing environmental impact
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Green-e Certification Recommended in New Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council Guidance

Recently released Guidance for Leadership in Sustainable Purchasing suggests efficiency and purchasing certified clean energy as a pathway to reducing environmental impact

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Green-e Certification Recommended in New Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council Guidance

Recently released Guidance for Leadership in Sustainable Purchasing suggests efficiency and purchasing certified clean energy as a pathway to reducing environmental impact

What Is a Renewable Energy Certificate?

A short animated video illustrating how RECs are created, tracked, traded, and finally sold to end users
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Across North America, Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) create the pathway for individuals and organizations to green their power. For nearly two decades, RECs have transformed markets for renewable energy by helping renewable energy generators connect with clean energy buyers, regardless of where the energy is generated or used.

Carbon Solutions Group's New Project-Specific Carbon Offsets Certified by Green‑e Climate

CSG offers certified offsets sourced from landfill methane-capture facilities aimed at LEED green-building projects
Press Release

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, January 21, 2015 /3BL Media/ — Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) today announced that Carbon Solutions Group (CSG), a project development, environmental asset management, and advisory firm headquartered in Chicago, has begun offering project-specific Green-e® Climate certified carbon offsets.

Infineo 2.0 - The First Online Circular Economy Platform

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Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) have launched Infineo 2.0, an online virtual version of its French plastic recycling centre to enable young people and teachers to learn more about the circular economy and recycling.

According to a study conducted by CCE, only 1 in 2 plastic bottles in France is recycled. Among young people, only 49% of people under 35 say they are active recyclers.

City of Palo Alto Utilities Offers New Green-e Climate Certified Natural Gas Offset Program to Residential and Commercial Customers

CPAU launches PaloAltoGreen Gas, a first of its kind Green-e Climate certified gas offset program
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SAN FRANCISCO, January 12, 2015 /3BL Media/ — Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) today announced that City of Palo Alto Utilities (CPAU) has launched PaloAltoGreen Gas, a gas offset program that pairs Green-e Climate certified carbon offsets with customers’ natural gas use. PaloAltoGreen Gas is the first Green-e Climate certified gas offset program offered by a municipal-level utility, and the first-ever certified gas offset program offered to residential customers.

Green-e Launches New Green-e Direct Renewable Energy Certification Option

Organizations contracting directly for renewable energy or installing on-site generation can now have their renewable energy Green-e certified
Press Release

San Francisco, December 2, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Center for Resource Solutions today announced the launch of a new Green-e® certification option designed for organizations that build generation themselves or contract for renewable energy directly from clean generation facilities. Apple Inc. is the first company to participate in Green-e Direct.  Green-e is certifying the energy that Apple generates and purchases directly from solar, wind, and geothermal sources.

Center for Resource Solutions Announces 2014 Green Power Leadership Award Winners

Awards to be presented during Renewable Energy Markets 2014 in Sacramento, CA. Apple Inc., SMUD, White House CEQ to receive top honors
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA, November 19, 2014 /3BL Media/ — Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) will recognize four organizations and two individuals for their role in building and shaping the market for renewable energy over the past year.

Is Business Doing Enough to Address Global Sustainability Challenges?

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The business landscape is very different now to when I started my career in the field of sustainability over 15 years ago, writes Joe Franses.

Businesses today face significant pressure to deliver value beyond a return for investors. They must generate a profit whilst also addressing the significant social and environmental challenges we face.

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