January 18, 2017

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Cargill’s Progress on Building Deforestation-Free Supply Chains Outlined in New Report

Posted: Jan 16, 2017 – 11:54 AM EST

MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 16 /CSRwire/ - In a report issued today, Cargill presented progress on its efforts to meet its commitment to eliminate deforestation from its supply chains. The first Cargill Report on Forests covers on-the-ground actions within six priority supply chains and global...

Synthetic Turf Goes Natural Coast to Coast with Greenplay®

Posted: Jan 10, 2017 – 06:00 AM EST

ANDOVER, MASS. and LAKE TAHOE, CALIF, Jan. 10 /CSRwire/ - The mandate of Greenplay Organics, LLC is to build on our ten years of experience working exclusively with organic infill and providing it to the general public as non-proprietary turf infill, available through...

US EPA Includes SCS Global Services' Standards, Ecolabels and Certifications in its Recommendations to Federal Purchasers

Posted: Jan 06, 2017 – 04:50 PM EST

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Jan. 06 /CSRwire/ - SCS Global Services is pleased to announce that its suite of indoor air quality certification standards for the built environment are now recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in its Recommendations of Specifications, Standards and...

Sodexo Challenges Students Nationwide to Reduce Food Waste to Landfills with Spark 101 STEM Skills Video

Posted: Jan 04, 2017 – 06:29 PM EST

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Jan. 04 /CSRwire/ - With the support of Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life services, teachers nationwide now have a new resource specifically designed to help students explore applications of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) in real-world food waste...

Legendary Ecuadorian Nurse Who Hosted Celebrities and Battled Chevron Over Pollution Tragically Dies of Cancer

Posted: Jan 04, 2017 – 01:51 PM EST

SAN CARLOS, Ecuador, Jan. 04 /CSRwire/ - Rosa Moreno, the legendary Ecuadorian nurse who hosted major celebrities such as Brad Pitt in her small jungle health clinic while serving as a medical lifeline to people battling Chevron over oil pollution, has herself succumbed...

Soil Health Research Landscape Tool Launches With More Than 1,000 References

Posted: Jan 03, 2017 – 10:55 AM EST

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, Jan. 03 /CSRwire/ - The Soil Health Institute (SHI) today announced the release of the Soil Health Research Landscape tool. The online library and search engine will be a resource for agricultural and environmental scientists, industry leaders, agricultural producers,...

Land Conservation, Wildlife Habitat to Benefit from Nearly $1.4 Million from Duke Energy

Posted: Dec 29, 2016 – 02:16 PM EST

Contributions are part of new 30-year license for the Keowee-Toxaway Hydroelectric project.

Eight More Ecuadorian Villagers Fire Attorney Pablo Fajardo For Secretly Lifting Embargo Against Chevron

Posted: Dec 22, 2016 – 11:08 AM EST

QUITO, Dec. 22 /CSRwire/ - Eight more Ecuadorian villagers have terminated their relationship with Ecuadorian attorney Pablo Fajardo after he secretly cooperated with Ecuadors government in agreeing to lift a court order freezing Chevron's assets. The lifting of the embargo, which took place...

Ecuador Moves to Close Leading Environmental Organization as Part of Crackdown on Civil Society

Posted: Dec 21, 2016 – 03:11 PM EST

OAKLAND, Calif., Dec. 21 /CSRwire/ - Ecuador's Environment Ministry announced yesterday its intention to shutter Accin Ecolgica, the country's leading grassroots environmental organization. The move is a clear reprisal to the group's efforts to raise awareness about environmental and indigenous rights concerns over...

The Ray Unveils Two New Transportation Technologies - Both "Firsts" in the U.S.

Posted: Dec 20, 2016 – 02:00 PM EST

The Ray and its partners have dedicated two newly installed state-of-the-art technologies that are both "firsts" in the U.S.; solar paved roads for cleaner energy and tire pressure and tread depth measurement for safety awareness.

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