Kingsey Falls, Québec, June 19, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Cascades is proud to announce the launch of Respak, the ecological answer to the environmental challenge of polycoated packaging products. Designed primarily for the food and food services industries, Respak is recyclable and compostable, without compromising on the performance and durability characteristic of traditional polycoated packaging.
Kingsey Falls, June 9, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Pierre Arcand, Minister of Energy and Natural Resources and Minister responsible for the Northern Plan, Mario Plourde, President and Chief Executive Officer of Cascades Inc., Mathieu Chagnon, President of Rackam, and Stéphanie Trudeau, Vice-President, Strategy, Communication and Sustainability at
Yesterday we announced a major renewable energy project that we have been working on for several months with Rackam: construction of a solar power plant. This innovative project will supply power to the Cascades industrial complex in Kingsey Falls, allowing us to reduce our consumption of natural gas.
Why not take advantage of Canadian Environment Week to add a new environmentally responsible habit to your daily routine? Just one new habit can make a difference, if we all join together! Here are some ideas. Feel free to do something different, if you have another good idea!
The report presents how the company is addressing the challenges of increasing urban populations
May 28, 2014 /3BL Media/ - CEMEX (NYSE: CX) has released its 2013 Sustainable Development Report, which presents how the company is addressing the challenges of increasing urban populations.
“As a global building materials and solutions company, CEMEX is uniquely positioned to help address construction and environmental challenges associated with urbanization,” said Fernando A. Gonzalez, Chief Executive Officer of CEMEX.
The World Bank has come forward to support a new anti-corruption initiative in Ukraine aimed at improving the country’s business environment and stimulating sustainable economic growth. The Bank has signed a Protocol of Support, which endorses anti-corruption efforts of the Ukrainian Government, in association with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), and the Ukrainian business community.
(3BL Media/Justmeans) - Many of us are shaped by what we experience as a child. In high-income countries, girls have lives often full of possibilities and choices, while for those girls in in low- and middle-income nations, they live in a world fraught with harsh realities and limited choices. Right now, there has never been a better time to raise our voices in support of the health and empowerment of girls and women to ensure they are a top priority in global development.
(3BL Media/Justmeans) – The World Bank, a leading global financier of biodiversity conservation, has said that biodiversity is critical to ending poverty and promoting shared prosperity for the millions who depend on nature for their livelihoods. It pointed out that the disappearance or decrease in number of animal, plant and marine species causes people, especially the poorest in the world, to suffer.
We've all heard a lot about Peak Oil, the point at which global oil production begins to decline because the accessible supply is simply not as big as it was the year before. Whether it has been passed or is looming in the near future, is still being debated, especially in the light of the recent boom in U.S. production. But it is highly likely that it is imminent, which is really a good thing, given the carbon emissions entailed, which has not been reason enough for many people, institutions and governments to press for alternatives.