Robin Chase, founder and CEO of Buzzcar and former CEO of ZipCar, to keynote the third-annual event
AUSTIN, Texas, June 20, 2013 /3BL Media /PRNewswire/ - SXSW Eco, a conference focused on progressing innovation and action around environmental and sustainability initiatives, today announced Robin Chase, founder and CEO of car-sharing company Buzzcar, as keynote speaker to engage attendees around the role of business and innovation in addressing climate change.
Nearly half of 25,450 oil and gas wells evaluated in U.S. are in water basins with high and extremely high water stress; industry’s future growth depends on accelerating solutions such as more water recycling, better water management planning
SAN FRANCISCO, May 2, 2013 /3BL Media/ - A new Ceres research paper on water use in hydraulic fracturing operations shows that a significant portion of this activity is happening in water stressed regions of the United States, most prominently Texas and Colorado, which are both in the midst of prolonged drought conditions. It concludes that industry efforts underway, such as expanded use of recycled water and non-freshwater resources, need to be scaled up along with better water management planning if shale energy production is to grow as projected.
Superstorm Sandy and the subsequent Nor’easter were the biggest news this week and last. The combination of two powerful forces resulted in unprecedented and widespread damage. Our thoughts are with those who have been impacted.
Domtar has completed certification of 70,000 acres of forestland in Arkansas by the Forest Stewardship Council. The award was the result of a two-year partnership process with the Four States Timberland Owners Association and its 55 landowner-members. The Canadian paper, pulp, and fiber company has set a goal of procuring 100 percent of its fiber from sources that are certified to the FSC standard.
(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) New York, NY - October 12, 2011 - Two new standards for accounting and reporting greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, developed in part with the technical leadership of PwC, were launched by the World Resources Institute (WRI) and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD).