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AT&T and Environmental Defense Fund Find 28 Billion Gallons in Water Savings Potential in U.S. Commercial Buildings

Posted: Aug 20, 2013 – 10:07 AM EST

DALLAS, Aug. 20 /CSRwire/ - (Marketwired) - As drought conditions rage across many areas of the country, ATT and Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) unveiled today a suite of tools that U.S. commercial buildings can use to collectively save up to 28 billion gallons...

Rockwell Automation Global Headquarters Earns US Green Building Council LEED Certification

Posted: Aug 20, 2013 – 09:00 AM EST

MILWAUKEE, Aug. 20 /CSRwire/ - Rockwell Automation has earned Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification from the US Green Building Council for significantly reducing the overall environmental impact of its landmark corporate headquarters in downtown Milwaukee. The 2.1 million square-foot building...

MGM Grand Detroit Completes One of Nation's Largest LED Parking Garage Retrofits

Posted: Aug 19, 2013 – 09:00 AM EST

DETROIT, Aug. 19 /CSRwire/ - Further demonstrating its leadership in environmental sustainability, MGM Grand Detroit has completed the light-emitting diode (LED) lamp retrofit of its 61-acre parking garage. Cited as one of the nations largest LED parking garage makeovers, the three-month installation boasts...

Sustainable Furniture Products to Earn LEED Point in USGBC's New Pilot Credit

Posted: Aug 02, 2013 – 11:02 AM EST

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Aug. 02 /CSRwire/ - Architects, designers, facility managers and business leaders pursuing LEED certification may now be able to earn credit for specifying level certified furniture products under the USGBCs new Pilot Credit 80: Environmentally Preferable Interior Finishes and Furnishings...

Wyndham Worldwide Receives Second LEED Certification From U.S. Green Building Council

Posted: Jul 29, 2013 – 09:35 AM EST

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Jul. 29 /CSRwire/ - (Marketwired) - Wyndham Worldwide (NYSE: WYN), one of the world's largest hospitality companies, has received a second silver certification from the U.S. Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) program for the company's headquarters...

MGM Resorts International Partners with NRG Solar to Launch Commercial Solar Project

Posted: Jul 02, 2013 – 03:30 PM EST

LAS VEGAS, Jul. 02 /CSRwire/ - MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) and NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NRG), through its wholly owned subsidiary NRG Solar, today announced the planned installation of one of the largest rooftop solar photovoltaic arrays in the world at the...

BASF, M Street Homes Team Up for Sustainable Construction

Posted: Jun 25, 2013 – 04:14 PM EST

HOUSTON and FLORHAM PARK, N.J., Jun. 25 /CSRwire/ - BASF announced today that through its Center for Building Excellence, it will collaborate with M Street Homes of Houston, Texas, to help it cost-effectively build high-performance homes that are healthier, more durable, and energy...

U.S. Investor Group Joins Global Investors in Tackling Climate Change in Hong Kong

Posted: Jun 12, 2013 – 10:36 AM EST

BOSTON, Jun. 12 /CSRwire/ - Amid growing concern that climate change is already having substantial global economic impacts that are certain to grow, a coalition of institutional investors, including the Boston-based Investor Network on Climate Risk (INCR), will meet in Hong Kong June...

Twelve MGM Resorts Las Vegas Properties Cited for Top Environmental Practices by TripAdvisor GreenLeaders

Posted: Apr 25, 2013 – 04:57 PM EST

LAS VEGAS, Apr. 25 /CSRwire/ - MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) properties have been awarded a new designation by TripAdvisor, the worlds largest travel website, that helps identify the most environmentally friendly hotels. Twelve MGM Resorts properties on the Las Vegas Strip were...

The Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute Receives A $500,000 Grant From The Schmidt Family Foundation

Posted: Apr 23, 2013 – 10:24 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO, Apr. 23 /CSRwire/ - The Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute today announced it has received a $500,000 grant from The Schmidt Family Foundation. The Institute administers the Cradle to Cradle CertifiedCM Product Program to guide the design and manufacture of...

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