CLEVELAND, November 3, 2014 /3BL Media/ — KeyBank is responding as more companies seek to conserve cash, reduce energy consumption, and cut operating costs through renewable energy initiatives. Key’s Community Bank provides a unique set of financial tools for business clients who implement their own energy efficiency and sustainability projects, and Key’s “green” experts come armed with the resources, connections, and financing to devise and implement the solutions for clients.
Each year, Coca-Cola Enterprises hosts ‘CRS in Action Week,’ a week of sustainability events across the company during which each employee is encouraged to get involved in sustainability-related activities. Take a look at our wrap up video and see how we were able to bring sustainability to life throughout our territory!
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The building industry is notoriously slow to change, but when the global recession hit a few years ago, smart builders carved a green niche to save their companies. Eco-friendly construction tends to continue, even when times are relatively bad, motivated by the idea of saving money on energy, water, and maintenance.
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AMSTERDAM, October 27, 2014 /3BL Media/ – CBRE Global Investors has achieved excellent results from the latest Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB). The survey, which assesses the sustainability performance of funds, has analyzed 28 directly managed funds from CBRE Global Investors. Most of these funds have shown significant average performance improvements and alignment with the global GRESB average benchmark.
Could Climate Change Spawn War? For many years, the Pentagon has issued reports about climate change, highlighting the future possible threats our nation may face from increased temperatures, extreme weather, drought, flooding, and rising sea levels. This week marked a notable change in the Pentagon’s approach.
Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) has signed a letter issued by the Prince of Wales Corporate Leaders Group (CLG) to Heads of State and Government of the European Union this week, urging them to take action on climate change. We join a group of 56 other companies and organisations from a diverse range of sectors, including the likes of General Electric (GE), Tesco, Ikea, GSK and Unilever, representing over 4.5 million employees.
CBRE Pacific have built on global standards to deliver a regionally tailored policy for how CBRE manages our own premises. The policy details the minimum standards that CBRE tenancies should adhere to. We have set goals, actions and targets against areas such as energy, waste, water, office supplies and suppliers, and indoor air quality. The aim is for all tenancies entering a new lease agreement or renewal of lease to meet these targets by 2015.
At Los Angeles Medical Center, 350 Environmental Services workers are already putting the green training they received through Kaiser Permanente's Workforce Planning and Development educational trust to work. The result: Lower operating costs, improved patient and workplace safety and happier employees.