ALTOONA, PA., January 6, 2015 /3BL Media/ – The first emissions-friendly locomotives funded by the federal Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) Improvement Program have been released for road testing by Norfolk Southern from its Juniata Locomotive Shop in Altoona, Pa.
Making A Business Case, Meeting Sustainability Goals
Most people probably wouldn’t think about Norfolk Southern when they see a BMW sports activity vehicle cruising down the road. In fact, our double-stack intermodal container trains are transporting the parts and components that go into every SAV manufactured at the luxury automaker’s Greer, S.C., assembly plant.
Another thing people might not realize: Our business partnership with BMW is good for the environment, the economy, and residents who commute on South Carolina’s Interstate 26 corridor.
When it comes to efficiency in freight transportation, Norfolk Southern's intermodal trains generate economic and environmental benefits for customers and consumers. Watch this video to learn more about those efficiencies.
Norfolk, VA.,September 29, 2014 /3BL Media / - Norfolk Southern Corp. (NYSE: NSC) earned recognition recently from environmental nonprofit CDP as a marketplace leader in carbon disclosure, reflecting the railroad’s broad integration of sustainable business practices into daily operations.
BNSF Railway, Norfolk Southern and GE Transportation host 3-day discussion with industry leaders
FORT WORTH, TEXAS, Sept. 2, 2014 /3BL Media/ - BNSF Railway, Norfolk Southern and GE Transportation are partnering to address sustainability in the rail industry. At the fourth annual Railroad Sustainability Symposium that begins today, sustainability and business leaders representing railroad operators, manufacturers, shippers and environmental stakeholders, including non-governmental organizations, will discuss ways to continue driving the industry toward a cleaner future.
The report documents the company's ongoing efforts to contribute to a cleaner environment, a healthier economy, and stronger communities
July 16, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Norfolk Southern (NYSE:NSC) has released its latest “Connections” Sustainability Report, documenting the company’s ongoing efforts to contribute to a cleaner environment, a healthier economy, and stronger communities.
NS’ seventh annual sustainability report, based on Global Reporting Initiative G4 guidelines, offers a comprehensive look at the company’s environmental, economic, and social performance in 2013.
August 22, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Addison is proud to announce Norfolk Southern’s 2013 Sustainability Report. Norfolk Southern (NS), one of the largest North American railroad companies, asked us to help take its sustainability reporting to the next level. Specifically, NS wanted a look and feel that was user-friendly, interactive and sophisticated, showcasing the company as a sustainability leader within the high-tech transportation industry. NS was also keen on highlighting the environmental benefits of freight rail when compared with trucks for the long-haul transport of goods.
Norfolk Southern Corp. and GE Transportation kicked off the second Railroad Sustainability Symposium at the Class I's 14,000-acre Brosnan Forest Conference Center near Charleston, S.C.
Sponsored by NS and GE, the three-day conference will include presentations on current sustainability practices, an industry perspective on sustainability from the Association of American Railroads and a shipper's perspective on environmental responsibility.
Chrysler has been included on Latina Style magazine’s 2012 list of the “50 Best Companies for Hispanic Women to Work For in the U.S.” The list highlights companies that have a dedicated effort to diverse recruitment and promotion initiatives, including companies that have programs to recruit veterans and military personnel.