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Wells Fargo Ranks No. 1 for LEED® Projects in Financial Industry

Commitment to “green” building and design earns top honors among financial institutions
Press Release

SAN FRANCISCO, April 15, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) has been recognized as the “green” building leader among financial institutions in a new report published by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).

CBRE Appointed to Advise TAIPEI 101 on LEED v4 Recertification

USGBC, TAIPEI 101 and CBRE Collaborate to Share Project Insights, Supporting further Recertification Worldwide
Press Release

Taipei, March 26, 2015 /3BL Media/ – CBRE, the world’s largest commercial real estate services provider, today announced its appointment as consultant to assist TAIPEI 101 as it seeks to renew its US Green Building Council (USGBC) LEED® for Existing Buildings Operations and Maintenance (LEED EB:OM) Platinum certification. TAIPEI 101 is taking the industry-leading step of upgrading to the new LEED v4 system—the newest version of the world's leading benchmark for high-performance green buildings. 

Commercial Food Waste Composting

By: Sam H. Black, attorney and past chairman of the Washington, D.C., Smart Growth Alliance Fall 2014
Article

Developers, property owners and tenants are becoming more sophisticated about waste disposal. No longer content to simply recycle, many are exploring and implementing new ways to reduce the amount of waste they send to landfills. It is becoming apparent that composting is a viable way to enhance a company culture of reuse, reduce waste hauling costs and attain higher LEED scores. Some jurisdictions, such as Massachusetts and New York City, have been in the news recently with composting programs.

First LEED Platinum Certified CVS/pharmacy Location in West Haven, CT

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CVS Health on YouTube

We recently celebrated our first LEED Platinum certification at our West Haven, CT store. It uses 40% less energy thanks to features like solar panels and an electric car charging station, making it the most energy efficient CVS/pharmacy location in the country.

Leading From the Front: Bloomberg Scores 3 Sustainability Awards

Blog

At Bloomberg, we believe that operating sustainably is just smart business. That’s why we continue to stress the notion that a company doesn’t have to trade business success for sustainability efforts. We practice what we preach by pursuing innovative approaches to demonstrate success – and challenge other companies to do the same.

The Connected Life Under Scrutiny, Eco-Village Community Debuts, and Renewables Grow

Green Builder Media's February 5, 2015 Vantage Enewsletter
Newsletter

Renewables Grow, Oil Industry Churns In contrast to the financially volatile and politically explosive oil and gas industry, renewables look like a walk in the park. Renewables are experiencing solid and sustained growth, offering a viable, cost-effective solution to dirty fossil fuels and contributing to substantial job creation.

Environmental Sustainability: Cindy Ortega Named Among Most Powerful Women in Sustainability | December 2014 CSR Newsletter

Newsletter

MGM Resorts' Chief Sustainability Officer has been named to a list of the nation's 10 most powerful women in sustainability. Cindy Ortega is on the list, compiled by Green Building & Design magazine, along with Hilary Clinton and corporate executives from companies like Coca-Cola, Google and NRG.

Eastman Office in Singapore Achieves LEED® Certification

Article

Eastman is pleased to announce that its office located in the Metropolis building in Singapore has been awarded LEED® Gold by the U.S. Green Building Council, a non-profit organization dedicated to sustainable building and construction.

From Backing Biodiversity to Leading on LEED: Toyota Tackles Environmental Priorities

Press Release

December 3, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Who isn’t worried about water these days? Concerned about carbon?  Count us in.

That’s why we've sold more than 2.4 million Toyota and Lexus hybrids in North America, which save approximately 500 million gallons of gasoline annually.

That’s why we will soon be manufacturing the Camry Hybrid and Avalon Hybrid using a green energy source: landfill gas.  

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