November 20, 2017

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UPS/Greenbiz Survey Finds Businesses Are Concerned About Impacts of Urbanization

Posted: Sep 15, 2017 – 03:51 PM EST

ATLANTA, Sep. 15 /CSRwire/ - A new study from UPS (NYSE:UPS) and GreenBiz Group reveals nearly all companies (95 percent) surveyed are concerned about how urbanization will impact business growth and sustainability. However, according to The Road to Sustainable Urban Logistics survey, only...

OneEnergy Renewables and 3Degrees Announce Partnership on Energy Scholars Program

Posted: Sep 13, 2017 – 12:50 PM EST

PORTLAND, Sep. 13 /CSRwire/ - In partnership with nonprofit Net Impact, OneEnergy Renewables and 3Degrees today announced they are partnering to advance the next generation of renewable energy industry leaders through a career advancement award program. The Energy Scholars program recognizes graduate students...

SC Johnson’s Legacy of Environmental Leadership Commemorated by 30th Anniversary of Chloroflourocarbon Ban

Posted: Sep 13, 2017 – 07:00 AM EST

RACINE, Wis., Sep. 13 /CSRwire/ - Forty-two years ago, SC Johnson shocked the chemical industry and set new heights for environmental responsibility, as it was the first company to protect the Earths ozone layer by banning chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) from all its aerosol products...

Chevron Trying to Bankrupt U.S. Human Rights Lawyer Who Helped Indigenous Groups Win Historic Judgment In Ecuador

Posted: Sep 12, 2017 – 11:17 AM EST

NEW YORK, Sep. 12 /CSRwire/ - After being caught paying a witness who lied to a U.S. federal court, Chevron is now trying to bankrupt the human rights attorney who helped indigenous groups win a $12 billion environmental judgment against the company for...

New Bike-Share Program Comes to Campus

Posted: Sep 06, 2017 – 12:00 AM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas, Sep. 06 /CSRwire/ - Maverick students will be able to cruise to classes when The University of Texas at Arlingtons Institute for Sustainability and Global Impact launches a new bike-sharing program Wednesday, Sept. 6. The program strengthens the Universitys commitment to...

Emerald Ecovations Assists UncommonGoods With Removing Plastics From Packaging

Posted: Sep 05, 2017 – 02:50 PM EST

SYOSSET, N.Y., Sep. 05 /CSRwire/ - Emerald Ecovations and UncommonGoods, in Brooklyn, New York, recently announced their partnership to include Emeralds sustainable paper solutions in their shipment packaging. UncommonGoods is a catalog and online retailer that features unique, handmade, recycled, and environmentally friendly...

Hurricane Harvey Starkly Exposes the Financial Burden of Climate Change on Economy, Environment and Human Health

Posted: Sep 01, 2017 – 12:41 PM EST

BOSTON, Sep. 01 /CSRwire/ - Hurricane Harvey, potentially the costliest disaster in U.S. history, starkly exposes the colossal financial burden of climate change and its impacts on the economy, the environment and human health, Ceres said in a statement today. Cynthia McHale, the...

Van Jones, Amy Goodman, Bill Moyers, Opal Tometi & Others Gather at Omega Conference to Call for a New Kind of Activism in These Times of Disruption

Posted: Aug 31, 2017 – 11:31 AM EST

RHINEBECK, N.Y., Aug. 31 /CSRwire/ - From climate reports warning of dire consequences, to threats against health care and human rights, to the rise of racist hate speech and violence, to the propagation of fake news, Americans are struggling with how to move...

$110m Turbine Replacement Boosts Power From Ust-Khantaiskaya Hydroelectric Power Plant

Posted: Aug 30, 2017 – 06:02 PM EST

MOSCOW, Russia, Aug. 30 /CSRwire/ - A $110m (7 billion Rouble) investment programme to modernise the Ust-Khantaiskay hydroelectric power plant took another step forward with the third state-of-the art replacement turbine Nornickels coming on line on August 29. The new turbines will boost...

Chevron CEO Watson Tarred His Legacy By Using Corrupt Witness and Fumbling Environmental Issues, Lawyers Say

Posted: Aug 30, 2017 – 10:07 AM EST

NEW YORK, Aug. 30 /CSRwire/ - Chevrons surprise announcement that CEO John Watson is stepping down was due to massive cost overruns in Australia and his refusal to adequately deal with huge environmental liabilities in Ecuador and California that will tar his own...

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