March 30, 2015

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Norfolk Southern Launches $53-Million Energy Innovation Project at Juniata Locomotive Shop

Posted: Mar 27, 2015 – 02:00 PM EST

ALTOONA, Pa., Mar. 27 /CSRwire/ - Norfolk Southern today launched a $53-million energy conversion project at its Juniata Locomotive Shop that will substantially reduce carbon emissions and water usage at the 70-acre facility. Norfolk Southern will replace the shops coal boilers with natural...

Hilton Worldwide Celebrates its Commitment to Living Sustainably with Earth Hour Projects Around the World

Posted: Mar 26, 2015 – 01:40 PM EST

MCLEAN, Va., Mar. 26 /CSRwire/ - Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) and its portfolio of 12 brands announced today that for the fifth consecutive year, its Team Members and franchisee employees around the world will unite to protect the planet by participating in the...

SCS Global Services Certifies One of the Largest Forest Areas in South Asia Under the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC®) Standard

Posted: Mar 25, 2015 – 09:00 AM EST

LUCKNOW, UTTAR PRADESH, India, Mar. 25 /CSRwire/ - Leading third-party certifier SCS Global Services has announced that Uttar Pradesh Forest Corporation (UPFC) has met all of the requirements necessary to earn certification for responsible forestry under the internationally recognized Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)...

New Book, The 10 Principles of Food Industry Sustainability, Shares Key Steps to a More Sustainable Food Industry

Posted: Mar 25, 2015 – 09:00 AM EST

BOSTON, MA, Mar. 25 /CSRwire/ - Pure Strategies, Inc., a leading sustainability consulting firm with expertise in food industry sustainability, announced today the publication by Wiley Blackwell of a new book that shares the critical steps to feeding the worlds growing population sustainably....

Human Rights Groups Denounce Chevron CEO John Watson Over Citizenship Honor

Posted: Mar 24, 2015 – 06:19 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, Mar. 24 /CSRwire/ - More than 35 environmental and human rights groups are denouncing the San Francisco Commonwealth Clubs decision to bestow Chevron CEO John Watson with a citizenship award slated to be presented April 2nd at the groups annual...

Ray C. Anderson Foundation Awards $100,000 “NextGen” Grant to Net-Works™

Posted: Mar 24, 2015 – 09:00 AM EST

ATLANTA, G.A., Mar. 24 /CSRwire/ - The Ray C. Anderson Foundation recently awarded a $100,000 grant to the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) who, in partnership with Interface, Inc., has created an innovative program called Net-Works. Net-Works is a cross-sector collaboration designed to...

World Water Day: Water Stewardship is Not Just a Drop in the Bucket for Keurig Green Mountain

Posted: Mar 20, 2015 – 09:25 AM EST

WATERBURY, V.T., Mar. 20 /CSRwire/ - Over the last several years, extreme climate changes have impacted rainfall patterns and water availability, intensifying the global water crisis and leading to food shortages in many parts of the world. It is estimated that 780 million...

Green Mountain Energy Expands Water Conservation Offers to Include Smart Sprinkler

Posted: Mar 19, 2015 – 02:06 PM EST

HOUSTON, TX, Mar. 19 /CSRwire/ - Green Mountain Energy Company is expanding its water conservation efforts by partnering with Rachio, a company dedicated to helping make yards more sustainable, to introduce a 100% clean, renewable energy plan that includes a water conservation product....

SCS Global Services Earns Prestigious ANSI Accreditation as an Independent Verifier of Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs)

Posted: Mar 19, 2015 – 09:00 AM EST

EMERYVILLE, CA , Mar. 19 /CSRwire/ - (Marketwired) - Leading third-party certifier SCS Global Services (SCS) announced that it is among the first organizations to be recognized as an eligible Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) Program Operator and independent EPD Verifier by the American...

Disney Publishes 2014 Citizenship Performance Summary

Posted: Mar 18, 2015 – 02:51 PM EST

BURBANK, Calif., Mar. 18 /CSRwire/ - Disney today published its 2014 Citizenship Performance Summary. The summary focuses on Disneys FY14 performance against its Citizenship targets. Highlights include: Progress against environmental stewardship commitments, including a 31% decrease in net emissions from 2012 levels and...

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