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.
Company Intends to Purchase Low Carbon Renewable Jet Fuel
DALLAS, October 1, 2014 /3BL Media/ — Southwest Airlines® (NYSE: LUV) has signed an agreement with Red Rocks Biofuels LLC (RRB) to purchase low carbon renewable jet fuel, made using forest residues that will help reduce the risk of destructive wildfires in the Western United States. The airline’s agreement with RRB covers the purchase of approximately three million gallons per year. The blended product will be used at Southwest’s Bay Area operations with first delivery expected in 2016.
As the 24th annual World Water Week draws to a close, we take the opportunity to reflect on our own water conservation efforts.
Did you know that water scarcity is considered one of the top four global risks affecting our planet today?
Water stress – or a situation in which the demand for water exceeds the available amount – affects more than 1.2 billion people. The issue is expected to be more complex by 2025, and could affect an estimated two-thirds of the world’s population.
There is a new business reality: automotive, heavy industry and technology companies, and their supply chain partners, face heightened expectations from a range of stakeholders on complex corporate responsibility issues. Join us as a presenter at the 2015 AIAG Corporate Responsibility Summit in Novi, MI on April 29 & 30. Engage thought leaders and practitioners working at the forefront of our sector, and learn how to take your sustainability efforts to the next level.
Verizon announced today that it will invest nearly $40 million to expand the on-site green energy program that it launched in 2013. This year, Verizon will install 10.2 megawatts of new solar power systems at eight Verizon network facilities in five states — California, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey and New York. This investment nearly doubles the amount of renewable power generated by solar energy systems installed at six Verizon facilities last year.
New 2014 Solar Investment to Increase Verizon Green Energy to 25 Megawatts, Enough to Power Over 8,500 Homes Annually
NEW YORK, August 26, 2014 /3BL Media/– Verizon announced today that it will invest nearly $40 million to expand the on-site green energy program that it launched in 2013. This year, Verizon will install 10.2 megawatts of new solar power systems at eight Verizon network facilities in five states – California, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey and New York. This investment nearly doubles the amount of renewable power generated by solar energy systems installed at six Verizon facilities last year.