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Starbucks Announces Global Greener Stores Commitment

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Building on a legacy as the world’s largest retail builder of LEED®-certified stores, Starbucks commits to designing, building and operating 10,000 “Greener Stores” globally by 2025

Starbucks teams up with experts including SCS Global Services and World Wildlife Fund (WWF) to develop new, open-sourced “Starbucks Greener Stores” framework

Championed by Starbucks partners (employees) who are accredited sustainability experts and advocates, Starbucks Greener Stores will be operated sustainably while helping the company avoid $50 million in utilities expenses over the next 10 years

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Building on a legacy as the world’s largest retail builder of LEED®-certified stores, Starbucks commits to designing, building and operating 10,000 “Greener Stores” globally by 2025

Starbucks teams up with experts including SCS Global Services and World Wildlife Fund (WWF) to develop new, open-sourced “Starbucks Greener Stores” framework

Championed by Starbucks partners (employees) who are accredited sustainability experts and advocates, Starbucks Greener Stores will be operated sustainably while helping the company avoid $50 million in utilities expenses over the next 10 years

Sodexo’s Sustainability Efforts at Loyola Marymount University Recognized by the Green Restaurant Association

The Lair Marketplace at Loyola Marymount University, operated by Sodexo, becomes the first university dining facility to achieve over 400 GreenPoints™ on the Green Restaurant Association certification scale
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., June 19, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Sodexo, a food and facilities management company committed to delivering Quality of Life services, announced today that its Lair Marketplace at Loyola Marymount University earned over 400 GreenPoints™ on the Green Restaurant Association (GRA) certification scale, making it the first University dining facility to achieve this honor.

Registration Open for Renewable Energy Markets 2018

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Don't miss this chance to lock in our lowest-available rate. REM 2018 will explore best practices in renewable energy procurement, and emerging trends in policy, technology, and market innovation.

The Greenest Town in Oil Country

In Georgetown, Texas, residents have seen an evolution now that the city is powered by 100 percent renewable energy.
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The energy is greener in Georgetown, Texas.

Karen Soeffker started serving “green ice cream” in her toy store — and sales went up.

Rita Healy said the hotel she manages advanced its corporate sustainability goals — and started hosting more guests at its local conferences.

Even the town’s top leader has gone green. Mayor Dale Ross went from not being a “gung ho environmentalist who thought about climate change,” to rubbing elbows with top environmental experts around the world.

Environmental and Engineering Solutions Expands Sustainability Consulting Services

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WYNCOTE, Pa., March 13, 2018 / 3BL Media / -  Environmental and Engineering Solutions, Inc. (EES) announced today that it is expanding its service offerings to include the CurrentState™ Sustainability Audit. EES currently offers sustainable facilities management with environmental, health, and safety consulting. The addition of the audit will deepen their ability to address the strategic sustainability performance of clients.

Global Sustain and Ethical Corporation Announce a Partnership for 2018

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March 6, 2018 /3BL Media/ - “We are excited to collaborate with Ethical Corporation once more and share a common vision for sustainability and business excellence with a global audience. This year, we join our efforts to change corporate mindsets and make sustainability essential to every organisation. Our collaboration will facilitate knowledge sharing and debate on key issues, challenges and opportunities for responsible and sustainable business,” quoted Michael Spanos, Managing Director of Global Sustain.

Carnival Corporation Orders Second New Ship for its P&O Cruises Brand

Vessels with industry-first "green-cruising" design will enter service in 2020 and 2022 with dual-fuel engines utilizing LNG for power in port and at sea, with cleaner air emissions and improved air quality
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January 26, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest leisure travel company, announced it has signed a shipbuilding contract for a second next-generation cruise ship for its P&O Cruises brand with leading German shipbuilder Meyer Werft GmbH that is scheduled to be delivered in 2022.

NeWSolutions is Bringing New ‘Green’ Solutions to Tulsa

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TULSA, August 3, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Northeast Waste Solutions (NeWSolutions) is a Tulsa-based solid waste collection and hauling company.

Funkee's Cafe: Sustainability with a Side of Gelato

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MARION, Ark., July 31, 2017 / 3BL Media - Funkee’s Café (Funkee’s) opened its doors in Marion, Arkansas in October of 2015. Funkee’s was founded by business owner, Mary Singer. The cafe serves a wide range of delicious and authentic Italian delicacies, such as Gelato and gourmet coffees as well as a variety of freshly made locally grown herbs for salads and deli sandwiches.   

Domtar Wood Chips Help People with Disabilities

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Small things can make a big difference in mill communities. Take, for instance, wood chips leftover from the papermaking process.

For more than a decade, Domtar’s Kingsport Mill in Kingsport, Tennessee, has been donating wood chip fines to Small Miracles Therapeutic Equestrian Center, Inc., a local nonprofit foundation dedicated to enriching the lives of people with special needs and disabilities through horseback riding.

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