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Product Life Cycle—Reducing Waste and Greenhouse Gas Emissions

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GE Appliances is the first and only manufacturer to partner with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on its Responsible Appliance Disposal (RAD) Program to reduce emissions and materials from appliances typically sent to landfills.

New Report Reveals States and Utilities with Highest and Lowest Power Plant Emissions; Overall U.S. Emissions Decline

Latest data on top 100 power producers show significant declines in SO2, NOx and moderate CO2 reductions
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BOSTON, May 15, 2013 /3BL Media/ – A major new report on U.S. power plant emissions from the top 100 power producers shows that the electric industry cut emissions of NOx, SO2 and CO2 in 2011 even as overall electricity generation increased, largely due to increased use of natural gas and growing reliance on renewable energy.

ANN INC. Reduces Carbon Footprint By 20%

Company surpasses its goal three years ahead of schedule, sets new target
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NEW YORK, April 22, 2013 /3BL Media/ PRNewswire/ -- ANN INC. (NYSE: ANN), the parent Company of Ann Taylor and LOFT, today announced that it has surpassed its 2015 carbon footprint goal of reducing its emissions by 8 percent per square foot. Based on year-end 2012 results, the Company has more than doubled that goal, achieving a 20 percent reduction over its 2008 baseline. ANN INC. reaffirms its continued commitment to environmental sustainability by setting a new goal of reducing emissions per square foot by 30 percent by 2015.

Advanced Camera Technology Helps Enbridge Track Down Invisible Emissions

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In recognition of Earth Month 2013 and Earth Day, Enbridge celebrates a few of the actions we are taking to track and reduce our greenhouse gas emissions. 

 

When it comes to hunting down “fugitives” – environmental emissions that escape from tiny leaks in plant equipment – environmental specialists in the U.S.-based Enbridge Gas Transportation (GT) are increasingly turning to an advanced thermal imaging camera as their weapon of choice.

Chrysler Group LLC Begins Delivery of 242 Ram Compressed Natural Gas Pickup Trucks to State of Oklahoma

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AUBURN HILLS, Mich., March 6, 2013 /3BL Media /PRNewswire/ -- Chrysler Group LLC announced today that it has begun the delivery of 242 new 2013 Ram 2500 Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) pickup trucks to the state of Oklahoma, the Company's largest customer order since production of the unique trucks began in October.

Peter Grady, Vice President of Network Development and Fleet – Chrysler Group LLC, presented the keys to one of the Ram 2500 CNG pickups to Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin today at the Oklahoma Department of Transportation (ODOT) in Oklahoma City.

CSE Hosting Certified Carbon Strategy Practitioner Training

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February 28, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The recent release of the Carbon Disclosure Project(CDP) 2013 Investor Information Request and scoring methodology has spurred interest in organizations looking to improve their CDP scores. Reporting and verifying on all categories of scope 3 emissions will certainly increase your score, but this often proves to be the greatest challenge.

Ceres and Region’s Top Companies Tout Benefits of Carbon-Efficient Energy Deal

Ben & Jerry’s, Seventh Generation, Timberland, Among Others Applaud Strong RGGI Emissions Cap
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BOSTON, Feb. 7, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Ceres and its business network BICEP (Business for Innovative Climate & Energy Policy) today announced their support for the new tightened cap on carbon dioxide emissions for regional power producers in Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island and Vermont.

The Great Climate Disconnect

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GE has asked the members of its Citizenship Advisory Panel to reflect on trends and key challenges for sustainable development in 2013. This first post by Nick Robins tackles the gap between climate change risk and ambition. 

Carbon Sink: The Solution to Carbon Capture May Be Hiding in Your Bathroom

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First the good news. Carbon dioxide emissions from coal have been falling over the last five years in the U.S., hitting the lowest point for any quarter since 1986 in March 2012. Cheap natural gas allowed utilities to cut back on coal, the most “carbon-intense” fossil fuel used for power generation. But coal-fired power plants are not going away anytime soon in the U.S., and countries like China and India, which already burn half of the world’s coal, are leading in building new ones.

The Dramatic Rise in ESG Reporting

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According to analysis just released by the Governance & Accountability Institute, there has been a dramatic increase from 2010 to 2011 in the number of the largest U.S. companies issuing ESG, CSR or Sustainability reports.

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