November 24, 2017

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Chevron Suffers Major Legal Setback As Canada Court Denies New Attempt to Block Ecuador Enforcement Action

Posted: Oct 31, 2017 – 02:47 PM EST

TORONTO, Oct. 31 /CSRwire/ - Oil major Chevron suffered a major legal setback today in the Ecuador pollution case when a three-judge appellate panel in Canada denied the companys attempt to force impoverished indigenous and farmer communities to pay its exorbitant legal fees...

Wesley Community Center Increases Local Impact with $150,000 Grant from Green Mountain Energy Sun Club

Posted: Oct 30, 2017 – 08:00 AM EST

HOUSTON, Oct. 30 /CSRwire/ - Wesley Community Center is increasing its capacity to support more Houstonians with the help of a sustainability grant from the Green Mountain Energy Sun Club. The Sun Club selected Wesley to receive $150,000 for solar power, energy efficiency...

Coca-Cola HBC Recognised for Environmental Leadership on Climate and Water by the Carbon Disclosure Project

Posted: Oct 27, 2017 – 08:00 AM EST

ZUG, Switzerland, Oct. 27 /CSRwire/ - As part of its annual A list which names the worlds businesses leading on environmental performance, the CDP (Carbon Disclosure Project), the non-profit global environmental disclosure platform has recognized Coca-Cola HBC as a global leader in corporate...

Xylem Provides Expanded Support for Relief Efforts in Puerto Rico

Posted: Oct 26, 2017 – 01:52 PM EST

RYE BROOK, N.Y., Oct. 26 /CSRwire/ - Xylem announced plans to expand its support for the ongoing recovery and rebuilding efforts in Puerto Rico in the aftermath of the devastating effects of Hurricane Maria. The Company has pledged financial support, including matching employee...

Piraeus Bank Reduces Its Environmental Footprint in 2016

Posted: Oct 26, 2017 – 07:34 AM EST

• Reduced electricity consumption per employee by 3% • Reduced CO2 emissions per employee by 2% • Recycled more than 1,000 tonnes of paper and 27,400 toner [cartridges] • Environmental Management System recognised by European Business Awards for the Environment • Created the...

Soil Health Institute, lum.ai and Tri-Societies Partner to Accelerate Soil Health Research

Posted: Oct 24, 2017 – 09:50 AM EST

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Oct. 24 /CSRwire/ - The Soil Health Institute, The American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, Soil Science Society of America and lum.ai are partnering on a project that uses natural language processing (NLP) and machine learning...

Nature-Inspired Water Collection System Wins $100,000 Ray of Hope Prize®

Posted: Oct 23, 2017 – 01:47 PM EST

SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Oct. 23 /CSRwire/ - By 2050, 9 billion people will live on our planet, and 70% of them will live in cities, creating a demand for sustainable local food production solutions. An international team based in New York City has...

HP Inc.’s Boise Idaho Campus Awarded SITES Gold for Achievement in Landscape Sustainability

Posted: Oct 23, 2017 – 09:48 AM EST

BOISE, Idaho, Oct. 23 /CSRwire/ - Today, HP Inc. announced its Boise Idaho Campus was awarded Gold under the Sustainable SITES Initiative (SITES) rating system. Owned and administered by Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI), SITES is the most comprehensive program for designing, developing...

PepsiCo Recycling Increases Sustainability Funding to Colleges and Universities

Posted: Oct 20, 2017 – 01:30 PM EST

PURCHASE, N.Y., Oct. 20 /CSRwire/ - PepsiCo Recycling is expanding its second year of the Zero Impact Fund, which offers eligible* colleges and universities an opportunity to bring campus eco-innovations to life. Through the Zero Impact Fund, schools can submit ideas to accomplish...

Euroloan and Finlayson Partner to Deliver World’s First Circular Economy Solution for Home Textiles

Posted: Oct 16, 2017 – 08:34 AM EST

HELSINKI, Finland, Oct. 16 /CSRwire/ - (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) - Finlayson now offers a more responsible way to buy, use and recycle home textiles for Finnish customers. The service enables customers to return used products, to be resold or recycled into new products by...

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