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Arby’s Earns LEEP Campaign Awards For Energy Efficiency In Parking Lot Lighting

Published: Jun 30, 2015 – 03:45 PM EST

ATLANTA, Jun. 30 /CSRwire/ - Arby's Restaurant Group, Inc. (ARG), yesterday received two awards from the Lighting Energy Efficiency in Parking (LEEP) Campaign in recognition of efforts to improve energy efficiency at Arby's restaurants through outdoor lighting initiatives. Arby's received the "Highest Percentage...

National Grid Ranked Top Green Utility in the World

Published: Jun 12, 2015 – 03:00 PM EST

WALTHAM, Mass., Jun. 12 /CSRwire/ - This week National Grid PLC landed the number one spot as a utility on Newsweek's Top Green Companies in the World 2015, ranking 29th overall. The Newsweek Green Rankings are one of the world's leading corporate environmental...

BOMBAY SAPPHIRE® Reinstates Water Turbine on River Test at its Laverstoke Mill Distillery

Published: Jun 02, 2015 – 03:10 PM EST

HAMILTON, Bermuda, Jun. 02 /CSRwire/ - The renovation plan for the BOMBAY SAPPHIRE Distillery at Laverstoke Mill got the sustainability wheels turning as teams figured out how to reinstate the former paper mill's water turbine to once again harness the power of clean...

Whirlpool Corporation and Kohler Co. Announce Commitment on Research Project for Net-Zero Water in the Home

Published: Jun 02, 2015 – 12:37 PM EST

BENTON HARBOR, Mich., Jun. 02 /CSRwire/ - According to recent projections from the Energy Information Agency and USA Today, by 2025 Americans will see their water bills double and potentially triple in major metro areas. This threat to the wallets of homeowners across...

Arby’s Reaches 11 Percent Energy Reduction Since 2011, On Way to Achieving 15 Percent Reduction Goal by End of 2015

Published: May 22, 2015 – 12:44 PM EST

ATLANTA, May 22 /CSRwire/ - Arby's Restaurant Group, Inc. (ARG), franchisor of the Arby's brand, today announced that it has reached 11 percent total energy reduction per company-owned restaurant since 2011, paving the way to a goal of 15 percent energy reduction by...

GM Employees on Mission to Transform Transportation

Published: May 08, 2015 – 12:48 PM EST

DETROIT, May 08 /CSRwire/ - General Motors' just-released sustainability report chronicles efforts by the company's 216,000 employees to live out GM's newly defined purpose and values by earning customer loyalty, applying meaningful technology advances and improving the communities where it does business. These...

IKEA Completes State’s Largest Rooftop Solar Array Atop Recently Opened Kansas City-Area Store In Merriam, Kansas

Published: May 05, 2015 – 07:00 AM EST

MERRIAM, KS, May 05 /CSRwire/ - IKEA, the world's leading home furnishings retailer, today announced it had officially plugged-in Kansas' largest rooftop solar array, atop the recently opened IKEA Merriam. The 92,000-square-foot solar array consists of a 730.17-kW DC system, comprised of 2,394...

Department of Energy Recognizes Forest City’s Leadership in Energy Savings

Published: Apr 10, 2015 – 05:18 PM EST

CLEVELAND, Apr. 10 /CSRwire/ - Forest City Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE: FCEA and FCEB) was recently recognized by the U.S. Department of Energy for its leadership in saving energy and reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The company, along with the City of Cleveland, the Cleveland...

Green Mountain Energy Expands to Provide Renewable Energy to Massachusetts and New Jersey Homes

Published: Apr 07, 2015 – 09:00 AM EST

Green Mountain Energy Company, the nation's longest serving renewable energy retailer, today announced it is now offering service to residential customers in Massachusetts and New Jersey. The initial expansion will bring 100 percent clean, renewable energy sourced from wind to households in the...

Norfolk Southern Launches $53-Million Energy Innovation Project at Juniata Locomotive Shop

Published: Mar 27, 2015 – 02:00 PM EST

ALTOONA, Pa., Mar. 27 /CSRwire/ - Norfolk Southern today launched a $53-million energy conversion project at its Juniata Locomotive Shop that will substantially reduce carbon emissions and water usage at the 70-acre facility. Norfolk Southern will replace the shop's coal boilers with natural...

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