March 01, 2015

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Wind Power to Debut on GM’s Renewable Energy Roster

Posted: Feb 17, 2015 – 03:19 PM EST

DETROIT, Feb. 17 /CSRwire/ - General Motors for the first time is procuring wind to power its manufacturing operations, enabling one of its Mexico facilities electricity needs to be run mostly on renewable energy. This addition of 34 megawatts of wind power allows...

Impact Infrastructure Introduces AutoCASE, Sustainable Return on Investment Tool

Posted: Jan 14, 2015 – 12:00 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, Jan. 14 /CSRwire/ - Impact Infrastructure today unveiled AutoCASE, a cutting-edge, cloud-based tool that enables triple-bottom line business case analysis to become an integrated part of a BIM project design workflow. Triple Bottom Line [TBL] analysis goes beyond exploring only...

IKEA to Increase Size of Michigan’s Largest Roofto Solar Array by Approximately 25% Atop Detroit-Area Store in Canton, MI

Posted: Dec 03, 2014 – 04:59 PM EST

CONSHOHOCKEN, PA , Dec. 03 /CSRwire/ - IKEA, the worlds leading home furnishings retailer, today announced plans to increase the solar array atop its Detroit-area store that opened eight years ago in Canton, MI. In September, IKEA began work on a 44,000-square-foot expansion...

Sustainable Minds and TOTO Accelerate Impactful Innovation in Product Transparency Reporting to Drive Greener Purchase Decisions by Making Environmental Performance Information Understandable and Meaningful

Posted: Oct 22, 2014 – 02:27 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS, L.A., Oct. 22 /CSRwire/ - (Greenbuild, Booth #616) - Sustainable Minds (SM), a cloud software and services company whose mission is to operationalize environmental performance in product development and manufacturing, continued to demonstrate market leadership by launching today ten new SM...

CVS/pharmacy West Haven Store Awarded Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum Certification

Posted: Oct 20, 2014 – 03:26 PM EST

WOONSOCKET, R.I., Oct. 20 /CSRwire/ - CVS Health announced today that the CVS/pharmacy store in West Haven, Connecticut has been awarded the Leadership in Energy Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum certification, making it the most energy efficient CVS/pharmacy store in the country. This achievement...

Driving Sustainable Innovation to Market: How a Cleantech 100 Winner is Disrupting the Cement and Concrete Sector

Posted: Oct 08, 2014 – 05:23 PM EST

WASHINGTON, DC, Oct. 08 /CSRwire/ - On the heels of his startup being named to the Global Cleantech 100 List, Tom Schuler, CEO of Solidia Technologies, shared his experience leading a startup with a disruptive technology that reduces carbon emissions up to 70...

FedEx Trade Networks Celebrates Grand Opening at New York’s First Solar-Ready Business Park

Posted: Sep 26, 2014 – 04:30 PM EST

TONAWANDA, N.Y., Sep. 26 /CSRwire/ - FedEx Trade Networks, the freight forwarding and customs brokerage arm of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), announced today the grand opening of its new environmentally- advanced 88,000 sq. ft. facility at Riverview Solar Technology Park. The cutting-edge office...

Famed Pelli Architects to Headline New York Event on ‘Next-Gen Buildings and Cities’

Posted: Sep 08, 2014 – 10:00 AM EST

OAKLAND, C.A., Sep. 08 /CSRwire/ - World-renowned architects Csar and Rafael Pelli will bring their vision to VERGE Salon: Next-Gen Buildings and Cities in New York City on September 16, a one-day event focusing on how technology and data are transforming the future...

EarthShare Fellowship Established to Support Students Studying Sustainable Design in the College of Architecture at Georgia Tech

Posted: Jul 02, 2014 – 03:32 PM EST

ATLANTA, Jul. 02 /CSRwire/ - An EarthShare Fellowship fund has been endowed within the Architecture Foundation of Georgia (AFGA) to support graduate students studying sustainable design and construction within the College of Architecture at the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech). Marci B....

IKEA Completes Near-Doubling of Maryland’s Largest Rooftop Array, on Distribution Center in Perryville, Making it One of The Largest Such Installations in U.S.

Posted: Jul 01, 2014 – 08:25 AM EST

CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Jul. 01 /CSRwire/ - IKEA, the worlds leading home furnishings retailer, today officially plugged-in an expansion of the solar array completed last April atop its Perryville, Maryland distribution center, the states largest such solar energy system. Installation of the new panels...

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