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UPS Reports Reduction of Total Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Sets 2017 Goal of 1 Billion Alternative Fuel Miles
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ATLANTA, July 25, 2013 /3BL Media/ – UPS (NYSE:UPS) today released its annual Sustainability Report announcing that while the total number of packages shipped in 2012 increased, the company reduced its total Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions.  Environmental achievements included ground and air fuel savings, increased investments in alternative fuel vehicles, and retooled routes that shaved 12.1 million miles from ground deliveries.

Green-e Climate Approves American Carbon Registry As Endorsed Offset Program

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San Francisco, CA, June 18, 2013 /3BL Media/ — Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) today announced that the American Carbon Registry (ACR) has been accepted as a Green-e Climate Endorsed Program by the Green-e Governance Board. Beginning immediately, eligible Emissions Reduction Tons (ERTs) issued by ACR are available for use in Green-e Climate certified offset products sold by retailers to organizations and individuals looking to mitigate their contribution to climate change.

Product Life Cycle—Reducing Waste and Greenhouse Gas Emissions

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GE Appliances is the first and only manufacturer to partner with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on its Responsible Appliance Disposal (RAD) Program to reduce emissions and materials from appliances typically sent to landfills.

New Report Reveals States and Utilities with Highest and Lowest Power Plant Emissions; Overall U.S. Emissions Decline

Latest data on top 100 power producers show significant declines in SO2, NOx and moderate CO2 reductions
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BOSTON, May 15, 2013 /3BL Media/ – A major new report on U.S. power plant emissions from the top 100 power producers shows that the electric industry cut emissions of NOx, SO2 and CO2 in 2011 even as overall electricity generation increased, largely due to increased use of natural gas and growing reliance on renewable energy.

ANN INC. Reduces Carbon Footprint By 20%

Company surpasses its goal three years ahead of schedule, sets new target
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NEW YORK, April 22, 2013 /3BL Media/ PRNewswire/ -- ANN INC. (NYSE: ANN), the parent Company of Ann Taylor and LOFT, today announced that it has surpassed its 2015 carbon footprint goal of reducing its emissions by 8 percent per square foot. Based on year-end 2012 results, the Company has more than doubled that goal, achieving a 20 percent reduction over its 2008 baseline. ANN INC. reaffirms its continued commitment to environmental sustainability by setting a new goal of reducing emissions per square foot by 30 percent by 2015.

Advanced Camera Technology Helps Enbridge Track Down Invisible Emissions

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In recognition of Earth Month 2013 and Earth Day, Enbridge celebrates a few of the actions we are taking to track and reduce our greenhouse gas emissions. 

 

When it comes to hunting down “fugitives” – environmental emissions that escape from tiny leaks in plant equipment – environmental specialists in the U.S.-based Enbridge Gas Transportation (GT) are increasingly turning to an advanced thermal imaging camera as their weapon of choice.

Chrysler Group LLC Begins Delivery of 242 Ram Compressed Natural Gas Pickup Trucks to State of Oklahoma

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AUBURN HILLS, Mich., March 6, 2013 /3BL Media /PRNewswire/ -- Chrysler Group LLC announced today that it has begun the delivery of 242 new 2013 Ram 2500 Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) pickup trucks to the state of Oklahoma, the Company's largest customer order since production of the unique trucks began in October.

Peter Grady, Vice President of Network Development and Fleet – Chrysler Group LLC, presented the keys to one of the Ram 2500 CNG pickups to Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin today at the Oklahoma Department of Transportation (ODOT) in Oklahoma City.

CSE Hosting Certified Carbon Strategy Practitioner Training

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February 28, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The recent release of the Carbon Disclosure Project(CDP) 2013 Investor Information Request and scoring methodology has spurred interest in organizations looking to improve their CDP scores. Reporting and verifying on all categories of scope 3 emissions will certainly increase your score, but this often proves to be the greatest challenge.

Ceres and Region’s Top Companies Tout Benefits of Carbon-Efficient Energy Deal

Ben & Jerry’s, Seventh Generation, Timberland, Among Others Applaud Strong RGGI Emissions Cap
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BOSTON, Feb. 7, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Ceres and its business network BICEP (Business for Innovative Climate & Energy Policy) today announced their support for the new tightened cap on carbon dioxide emissions for regional power producers in Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island and Vermont.

The Great Climate Disconnect

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GE has asked the members of its Citizenship Advisory Panel to reflect on trends and key challenges for sustainable development in 2013. This first post by Nick Robins tackles the gap between climate change risk and ambition. 

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