March 29, 2017

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Microgrid Design to Boost Energy Resilience at Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus

Posted: Mar 23, 2017 – 03:56 PM EST

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Mar. 23 /CSRwire/ - Black Veatch is partnering with the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus to design and assess the financial and energy efficiency impacts of a microgrid in Buffalo, N.Y. The microgrid will provide resilient, clean energy for the 120-acre...

Green Standards Manages Diversion of GM Office Assets; Boosts Crowdfunding Campaign for Urban Farm in Detroit

Posted: Mar 14, 2017 – 01:35 PM EST

-Green Standards oversees landfill diversion of tens of thousands of GM office assets including in-kind donations to community -More than 30 nonprofits have benefited and 1,500 tons have been diverted from landfill to date -Company donation of $4,500 boosts crowdfunding effort for Michigan...

Trane and GWCCA Unveil Convention Center Upgrades Expected to Reduce Energy Use by More Than a Third

Posted: Mar 02, 2017 – 04:04 PM EST

ATLANTA, Mar. 02 /CSRwire/ - Leaders from Trane, a leading global provider of indoor comfort solutions and services and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, and the Georgia World Congress Center Authority (GWCCA) unveiled upgrades to the Atlanta convention center this week which are...

SCS Partners with GIGA to Promote Green Building Product Transparency

Posted: Feb 17, 2017 – 05:17 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 17 /CSRwire/ - SCS Global Services is constantly seeking innovative ways to add value to their client offering and create ROI for sustainable product certifications. Key certifications such as Indoor Advantage Gold, FloorScore, Recycled Content, Health Product Declarations (HPD), and...

Trash Talk: GM Has Record Year for Landfill-Free Operations

Posted: Dec 15, 2016 – 04:38 PM EST

-Waste reduction improves efficiency and reduces costs -Using recycled materials drive innovations in product development -GM mentors 25 companies a year on the business case for zero waste

CBRE Study Finds San Francisco The Nation’s Greenest City

Posted: Oct 12, 2016 – 03:58 PM EST

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 12 /CSRwire/ - Institutional owners of office buildings continued to pursue green building certifications in the 30 largest U.S. markets during 2015. Continuing an upward trend over the past decade, green certifications are now held by 11.8 percent of all...

CDL Embarks on Its Next Phase of Sustainability Innovation

Posted: Aug 19, 2016 – 09:05 AM EST

Originally published in Best Practice Summer 2016 issue

TAIPEI 101 Honored as World’s Greenest Tall Building

Posted: Jul 15, 2016 – 02:39 PM EST

HONG KONG, Jul. 15 /CSRwire/ - CBRE and TAIPEI 101 have ushered in a new era for international green buildings, becoming the highest scoring LEED v4 project in the world to-date, and the first to reach the 90 points threshold. TAIPEI 101 appointed...

Sustainable Innovation Must Minimize Cost, Maximize Impact and Add Value to Convert Traditional Industry

Posted: Jul 05, 2016 – 09:00 AM EST

DUNDEE, Scotland, Jul. 05 /CSRwire/ - Thomas Schuler, President and CEO of Solidia Technologies, a cement and concrete technology startup, addressed leading engineers, academics and innovators in cement and concrete at the 9th Annual International Concrete Conference. In his talk, entitled Sustainable Innovation...

Solidia Technologies Named in the 2016 Sustainia100

Posted: Jun 07, 2016 – 03:25 PM EST

PISCATAWAY, N.J., Jun. 07 /CSRwire/ - Solidia Technologies, a cement and concrete technology startup, today announced it was named in the Sustainia100 for its systems that reduce the carbon footprint of cement and concrete up to 70 percent. Solidia was selected to the...

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