August 29, 2015

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John Dewar & Sons Helps Power Thousands of Scottish Homes

Published: Aug 25, 2015 – 02:09 PM EST

HAMILTON, Bermuda, Aug. 25 /CSRwire/ - In a country famous for its award-winning, highly respectable Scotch whisky production, Scotland now boasts an innovative partnership with benefits beyond the traditional toast and good cheer. The Rothes CoRDe, part-owned by The Combination of Rothes Distillers,...

UPS Makes Substantial Move To Renewable Fuels

Published: Jul 29, 2015 – 03:00 PM EST

ATLANTA, Ga. , Jul. 29 /CSRwire/ - UPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced agreements for up to 46 million gallons of renewable fuels over the next three years, constituting a 15-fold increase over prior contracts and making UPS one of the largest users of renewable...

Installation of Solar Panels Complete Atop Future IKEA St. Louis

Published: Jul 21, 2015 – 07:00 AM EST

ST. LOUIS, MO, Jul. 21 /CSRwire/ - IKEA, the world's leading home furnishings retailer, today announced the installing of solar panels is complete atop its St. Louis store opening September 30, 2015. Once the other components are mounted, connected and operational, the project...

AMD’s Commitment to Energy Efficiency Hits a Milestone

Published: Jul 14, 2015 – 10:00 AM EST

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jul. 14 /CSRwire/ - One year ago AMD announced its 25x20 initiative with the goal to achieve a 25x typical energy efficiency improvement of our APUs (Accelerated Processing Units) by 2020, from a 2014 baseline. Energy efficiency has long been a...

Green Mountain Energy Sun Club® Accepting Applications for 2016 Donations

Published: Jul 13, 2015 – 09:00 AM EST

AUSTIN, Texas, Jul. 13 /CSRwire/ - The Green Mountain Energy Sun Club, a program formed by Green Mountain Energy Company to donate solar projects to non-profit organizations, has been transformed into an independent non-profit and is expanding its mission and scope to go...

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...

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