May 24, 2015

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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

AUSTIN, Texas, Apr. 07 /CSRwire/ - 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...

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...

U.S. EPA Recognizes Sand Valley Landfill Renewable Energy Program as Electricity Project of the Year

Published: Mar 26, 2015 – 02:15 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS, Mar. 26 /CSRwire/ - Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) announced today that its Sand Valley Landfill Gas-to-Energy (LFGTE) project in Collinsville, Ala. has been named Electricity Project of the Year by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA.) The EPA's Landfill Methane...

Unilever North America Reaches 100% Zero Waste to Landfill Across Distribution Centers

Published: Mar 17, 2015 – 09:00 AM EST

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, NJ, Mar. 17 /CSRwire/ - Unilever North America today announced it has achieved 100% zero waste to landfill (ZLF) at all dedicated distribution centers in North America. Unilever reached its target of ZLF at all global factories in January. Reducing waste...

Green Mountain Energy Sun Club® Donates Over $422,000 for Solar Projects at Pennsylvania and New York Non-Profits

Published: Mar 16, 2015 – 09:00 AM EST

PITTSBURGH, PA, Mar. 16 /CSRwire/ - The Green Mountain Energy Sun Club is donating over $422,000 to ten non-profit organizations across Pennsylvania and New York to fund the purchase and installation of new solar projects that will be completed over the course of...

SolarCity and DIRECTV Make Solar Power More Accessible and Affordable to Homeowners Across the Country

Published: Mar 13, 2015 – 12:36 PM EST

LONG BEACH, Calif., Mar. 13 /CSRwire/ - SolarCity (NASDAQ: SCTY) and DIRECTV (NASDAQ: DTV) are teaming up to make affordable solar power even more accessible for homeowners in major cities across the country. The two companies announced the first-of-its-kind program at DIRECTV's California...

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