LAVAL, Quebec, October 11, 2012 /3BL Media/ – Sanofi Canada is pleased to announce that three Quebec nurses were presented with the Care Challenge Award, an international nursing innovation practice honour supported by Sanofi world division, as part of the “Connecting Nurses” program. The program was launched by Connecting Nurses and Sanofi in partnership with four leading international nurses associations in 2011 as an initiative to champion the extraordinary accomplishments of nurses and health care professionals from all over the world.
Award Recipients are Top Program Performers and Leaders for Freight Supply Chain Efficiency
RACINE, Wis., October 10, 2012, /3BL Media/ - SC Johnson was honored with a 2012 SmartWay® Excellence Award from the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as a leader in freight supply chain environmental performance and energy efficiency. This award is reserved for the top one percent of SmartWay Partners and is EPA’s highest recognition for demonstrated leadership in supply chain goods movement.
MEMPHIS, Tenn., October 4, 2012 /3BL Media/ - With a current world population of more than seven billion, and expectations that number will exceed eight billion by 2030, the global healthcare industry is growing exponentially. But to achieve its potential, providers across the industry—from R&D and manufacturing to the caregivers themselves—must go “borderless.” This interconnected view of the industry’s future was the focus of the FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) healthcare industry summit, held in New York City this week.
SAN FRANCISCO, October 9, 2012 /3BL Media/ - BSR’s new report assesses the total sustainability impacts of commercial transportation fuels as well as the market outlook for a complete range of fuel types. The report will help large-scale fuel purchasers make viable decisions that lessen impacts to the environment and society and enhance economic growth and development.
GE Transportation has unveiled the prototype for its next-generation freight locomotive that it says will decrease emissions by more than 70 percent compared to 2005 engines and save railroad customers more than $1.5 billion in infrastructure and operational costs.
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.
When I was a kid, I had some very big dreams. My imagination would run wild with all the possibilities of answering the question, "What do I want to be when I grow up?" On any given day, I would have given you wildly different answers: I wanted to be a firefighter, an astronaut, a ship captain, a writer, amongst many, many others.
New Delivery Vehicles to be Deployed in Baltimore and Atlanta Providing Improved Fuel Economy, Lower Carbon Emissions
(3BL Media) Baltimore - October 3, 2012 – UPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced the deployment of 40 new hydraulic hybrid vehicles (HHVs) – 20 in Baltimore and 20 in Atlanta. Developed by Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation (FCCC) and Parker Hannifin Corporation, the package cars can achieve up to 35 percent improved fuel economy and up to 30 percent CO2 emissions reduction over traditional diesel-powered vehicles that use automatic transmissions in stop-and-go applications.