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Ceres Commends U.S.-Canadian Agreement on Climate and Energy and the Arctic

Press Release

March 10, 2016 /3BL Media/ - The nonprofit sustainability advocacy organization Ceres issued the following statement today in support of the announcement by President Obama and Prime Minister Trudeau of Canada on climate, energy and Arctic leadership.

From Mindy Lubber, Ceres president and director of the Investor Network on Climate Risk:

National Bike Challenge Crosses Borders and Helps Employees Reduce Carbon Footprint, Get Fit and Boost Engagement

Employee-led involvement at facilities across the globe underscores the importance of employee engagement and community interaction, while having a huge environmental impact.
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AIDA Cruises Achieves Positive Sustainability Result in 2015

Additional milestones achieved in the commitment to reduce emissions
Press Release

ROSTOCK, January 25, 2016 /3BL Media/ - AIDA Cruises, a pioneer in the German cruise industry when it comes to sustainability, successfully continued in its commitment to reduce emissions in 2015.

P&O Cruises and Cunard Winning the War on Waste

Press Release

January 22, 2016 /3BL Media/ - The two Carnival UK brands of P&O Cruises and Cunard report major progress in reducing both fuel consumption and emissions during its cruise operations.

The latest annual Sustainability Report reveals that - during 2014 - fuel consumption was down by 5%.  

An array of energy-saving measures on board ships in the fleets of both P&O Cruises and Cunard Line allied to a reduction in sea miles travelled effected this positive result which means that consumption was 18% below the 2011 total.

Happy, Sustainable 2016! Let Us Be a Part of Your Strategy

By Carol Baroudi, Arrow Electronics
Blog

The signing of the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP21) agreement in Paris last month is a victory for many who have been laboring for decades. It is miraculous that the world, as represented by 154 nations, has committed to address what is threatening us all – the devastating effects of global warming. But as we know, the behaviors driving the warming of the planet cannot and will not be stopped or even slowed with the flick of a switch or the signing of an agreement.

Sanofi – Transport of Medicine and Environmental Preservation

Multimedia with summary

Sanofi has developed its supply chain of medicine towards a bigger environmental preservation for over 10 years.

Watch more Sanofi videos! Vist our YouTube page at SanofiTV

Agreement Between Municipality, Port Authority and Costa Cruises for Sustainable Development in Savona

Planned interventions will focus on environmental impact, communication and the creation of economic and social value. As a result, Savona will become a reference model for responsible growth in the cruise sector.
Press Release

SAVONA, November 18, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Today, the Municipality of Savona, the Port Authority of Savona and Costa Cruises signed a three-year memorandum of understanding for sustainable development in the cruise sector in Savona.

Help Reduce Risk of Disasters – Live Sustainably!

Blog

When we think about climate change, we usually conjure up images of relatively slow change: ice melting or Earth’s temperature rising. We forget climate change is also increasing the frequency and intensity of extreme natural events such as hurricanes, droughts, floods, and forest fires.

Bloomberg Philanthropies: Low Carbon Futures in Canada – the Role of Urban Climate Change Mitigation

Briefing on urban energy use and greenhouse gas emissions
Multimedia with summary

Low carbon futures in Canada – the role of urban climate change mitigation Briefing on urban energy use and greenhouse gas emissions

Prepared by Ralph Torrie, Torrie Smith Associates September 2015 Prepared with the support of Bloomberg Philanthropies

Report is attached - Originally posted on Bloomberg.org.

Volkswagen Scandal Puts Regulators on High Alert

James M. Amend | WardsAuto
Article

NHTSA Administrator Mark Rosekind says Volkswagen’s emissions scandal further erodes an essential element of trust between the U.S. regulator and automakers, underscoring a new protocol where government agencies must be more proactive and question every bit of information the industry provides regarding safety, fuel economy and emissions.

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