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SFPNA Sustainability Report 2012: Energy and Emissions

Ongoing public concerns about climate change, energy security and economic conditions keep energy use and greenhouse gas emissions top of mind for our key stakeholders.
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Energy is the third largest draw on our operating costs behind wood fiber and chemicals.

As such, we hold a long-standing commitment to control energy usage. Environmental impact is affected not only by the amount of energy, but also by the type of energy consumed. SFPNA has made significant effort to reduce our reliance on fossil fuels to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and to separate our operations from the volatility of energy prices.

Why Company Collaboration on Shipping Emissions is Increasingly Significant

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Leading global companies are setting ambitious targets to reduce carbon emissions from their logistics networks. How can collaboration play a role in more sustainable ocean shipping and transport? And how can companies understand and manage their environmental impacts?

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Leading global companies are setting ambitious targets to reduce carbon emissions from their logistics networks. How can collaboration play a role in more sustainable ocean shipping and transport? And how can companies understand and manage their environmental impacts?

Majority Of World’s Largest Companies Shifting To Clean Energy

New Study Shows Nearly 60 percent of World’s Largest Companies Have Renewable Energy or Greenhouse Gas Reduction Commitments, Citing Strong Business Case
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WASHINGTON, DC, Dec. 10, 2012 /3BL Media/ – Despite climate and energy policy inching forward in Congress and at the UN climate change negotiations in Qatar, a new report from Calvert Investments, Ceres and World Wildlife Fund (WWF) shows that most of the world’s largest companies aren’t waiting on governments to embrace renewable energy and lower emissions.

Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable Presents Carbon Footprint Research

Analysis To Drive Understanding Of Greenhouse Gas Impacts And Reduction Opportunities
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(3BL Media) St. Paul, MN – September 10, 2012 – In an effort to accelerate understanding of beverage sector impacts on climate change and identify reduction priorities for greenhouse gas emissions, the Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER) has published its research on carbon footprints for five beverage categories – beer, bottled water, carbonated soft drink, spirits and wine.

CSR Report Special Edition: ESG for Investors, Part Five: Auto Industry Revenue Forecasts Changed by EPA Policy Shift

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Part Five of the series "ESG for Investors” discusses how investors and asset managers are looking at the auto industry through the filter of a major change in consumer information policy: new MPG labels that include GHG figures. Future sales and revenue are now calculated with ESG data integrated into the bottom line.

About 3BL Media @3BLMedia
3BL Media is the leading CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) and sustainability news and content distribution company. The company works with organizations including, multinational corporations, SME’s and non-profits to distribute multi-format media assets regarding environmental and social issues. 3BL Media leverages its expertise in corporate responsibility, technology and social media to enable organizations to communicate their Triple Bottom Line initiatives to various stakeholder groups. 3BL Media is the publisher and producer of The CSRminute™ and the CSRreport(TM). http://3blmedia.com 
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Part Five of the series "ESG for Investors” discusses how investors and asset managers are looking at the auto industry through the filter of a major change in consumer information policy: new MPG labels that include GHG figures. Future sales and revenue are now calculated with ESG data integrated into the bottom line.

About 3BL Media @3BLMedia
3BL Media is the leading CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) and sustainability news and content distribution company. The company works with organizations including, multinational corporations, SME’s and non-profits to distribute multi-format media assets regarding environmental and social issues. 3BL Media leverages its expertise in corporate responsibility, technology and social media to enable organizations to communicate their Triple Bottom Line initiatives to various stakeholder groups. 3BL Media is the publisher and producer of The CSRminute™ and the CSRreport(TM). http://3blmedia.com 

Nalco Program Helps Veterans Administration Facility Improve Indoor Air Quality, Reduce Carbon Emissions

Project Wins VA Sustainability Achievement Award
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Naperville, IL - September 2, 2011 - Nalco (NYSE: NLC), providing essential expertise for water, energy and air, has helped the Veterans Administration’s Fayetteville VA Medical Center (FVAMC) in North Carolina reduce energy use, cut utility costs and avoid the release of more than 1,920 tons of greenhouse gas annually.
 

Why does REI report on its sustainable business and CSR practices?

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First in a series of blogs about REI's 2010 stewardship report. 

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First in a series of blogs about REI's 2010 stewardship report. 

EPA Must Be Free to Pursue Its Legal Mandate to Clean Up Air Pollution, BICEP Coalition Representative Timberland Company Tells Congress

Jobs, Health at Stake as New Clean Air Act Regulations Spur Move toward Clean Energy
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The Timberland Company, which is a member of Ceres' Business for Innovative Climate & Energy Policy coalition (BICEP), defended the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) right to regulate greenhouse gas and air pollution at an opening hearing today with the House Energy and Commerce Committee. The defense comes on the heels of a new Ceres report released yesterday, February 8, entitled "New Jobs - Cleaner Air," which found robust overall job gains – nearly 290,000 full-time jobs in each of the next five years - stemming from compliance with pending EPA clean air rules.

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The Timberland Company, which is a member of Ceres' Business for Innovative Climate & Energy Policy coalition (BICEP), defended the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) right to regulate greenhouse gas and air pollution at an opening hearing today with the House Energy and Commerce Committee. The defense comes on the heels of a new Ceres report released yesterday, February 8, entitled "New Jobs - Cleaner Air," which found robust overall job gains – nearly 290,000 full-time jobs in each of the next five years - stemming from compliance with pending EPA clean air rules.

Think Globally, Act Locally

How to address climate change and actually make a difference
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Anne-Franziska Sinner examines the many ways global climate treaties are dependent on local action, and getting this kind of action started takes more than just educating the public. It also takes creating incentives that appeal to different kinds of people, and understanding that making environmental progress ultimately means changing our ways.

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Anne-Franziska Sinner examines the many ways global climate treaties are dependent on local action, and getting this kind of action started takes more than just educating the public. It also takes creating incentives that appeal to different kinds of people, and understanding that making environmental progress ultimately means changing our ways.

Valero, Tesoro and Occidental Face Shareholder Pressure for California Proposition 23 Support

Investors File Resolutions Challenging Company Political Spending Policies and Procedures
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Responding to the oil companies’ financial backing for California’s controversial Proposition 23, investors today announced they have filed shareholder resolutions with Occidental Petroleum (Occidental), Valero Energy Corp. (Valero) and Tesoro Corporation (Tesoro) requesting Board-level review and oversight of the companies’ political expenditures and policies. Proposition 23 aims to suspend California’s landmark global warming law and, if passed, would undermine national efforts to reduce pollution causing climate change.

 

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Responding to the oil companies’ financial backing for California’s controversial Proposition 23, investors today announced they have filed shareholder resolutions with Occidental Petroleum (Occidental), Valero Energy Corp. (Valero) and Tesoro Corporation (Tesoro) requesting Board-level review and oversight of the companies’ political expenditures and policies. Proposition 23 aims to suspend California’s landmark global warming law and, if passed, would undermine national efforts to reduce pollution causing climate change.

 

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