EMERYVILLE, Calif., January 3, 2017, /3BL Media/- SCS Global Services (SCS) announced today that its Sustainably Grown Certification program is now accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). In this context, SCS is among the first entities to be recognized by ANSI as an eligible eco-labeling certification scheme owner and standards developer under the internationally recognized requirements and processes of the ISO 14020 and ISO 14024 standards.
Hundreds of Carnival Cruise Line employees, both on board and ashore, did their part to help our environment by participating in the annual International Coastal Cleanup Day, the world’s largest single day cleanup event spearheaded by the Ocean Conservancy.
From Florida and the Caribbean to Central America and Europe, Carnival employees pitched in to clear debris and collect refuse at a variety of seaside destinations, underscoring the cruise line’s ongoing commitment to environmental protection and preservation.
August 12, 2016 /3BL Media/ - The port of Hamburg celebrated a premiere relating to LNG supply in May. On Saturday, May 14, AIDAprima and AIDAsol became the first two AIDA ships to be simultaneously supplied with and/or powered with energy produced from LNG (liquefied natural gas) while berthed in the port of Hamburg. AIDAprima´s Dual Fuel Motors are supplied directly from an LNG truck at the cruise terminal in Steinwerder. AIDAsol is supplied in the HafenCity via the LNG hybrid barge, “Hummel”, with power that comes from low-emission LNG.
May 26, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Millions of acres of forestland and agricultural crops worldwide, thousands of business and consumer products, and a diverse range of companies and organizations earned recognition for environmental and social achievements from third-party certifier SCS Global Services (SCS) in 2015.
March 31, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The Colorado Division of Reclamation Mining and Safety awarded Climax Molybdenum Co. two prestigious awards for reclamation.
Bryce Romig, Environmental Manager-Henderson, received the 2014 Jim Pendleton Mined Land Reclamation Award, and Climax mine received the 2014 Excellence in Hard Rock Reclamation Award for the Company’s construction and operation of the Climax Molybdenum water treatment plant.
It’s the dead of winter in northern Alberta and the thick boreal forest is covered in a fresh blanket of deep snow. The air, usually filled with the chatter of wildlife, is silent and it seems most species have taken to hibernating through the harsh conditions— except one. High in the forested uplands, a small herd of boreal caribou dig through the snow with their crescent-shaped hooves to find a breakfast of lichens (special fungi and algae) to eat underneath.
March 10, 2015 /3BL Media/ - El Abra Mine in Chile recently received its second award recognizing efforts to promote the heritage, culture and way of life of Alto Loa indigenous communities near its operations.
The 2014 Best Practices in Mining Award came from Chile’s Mining Council. Chilean President Michelle Bachelet presented the award to El Abra General Manager of Administration John Gordon at the Council’s annual dinner and awards program in January.
Fiji's all important sugar industry is struggling. With the EU opening its markets in 2017, the Pacific nation stands little chance in the world market. Making the sugar sector more sustainable could be the solution.
A morning cup of coffee with sugar – that's the way many people start their day. But few spare a thought for the journey the tiny sugar crystals have made before they end up in their coffee cups. There's a good chance they're from the Pacific nation of Fiji.