February 22, 2018

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UPS to Deploy First Electric Truck to Rival Cost Of Conventional Fuel Vehicles

Published: Feb 22, 2018 – 10:35 AM EST

ATLANTA, Feb. 22 /CSRwire/ - UPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced it plans to deploy 50 plug-in electric delivery trucks that will be comparable in acquisition cost to conventional-fueled trucks without any subsidies - an industry first that is breaking a key barrier to large...

Consumers Energy Announces Clean Energy Breakthrough Goal: 80 Percent Reduction in Carbon Emissions, Zero Coal by 2040

Published: Feb 19, 2018 – 01:45 PM EST

JACKSON, Mich., Feb. 19 /CSRwire/ - Consumers Energy and CMS Energy today announced Consumers Energy's plans to meet Michigan's energy needs reducing carbon emissions by 80 percent and no longer using coal to generate electricity by 2040. The company also said today that...

Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid Wins 2018 Best New Car Award From Good Housekeeping

Published: Feb 16, 2018 – 11:51 AM EST

- As the first electrified vehicle in the minivan segment, the Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid has an innovative, advanced hybrid powertrain and achieves 84 miles per gallon equivalent (MPGe) in electric-only mode and 33 miles of all-electric range. - Good Housekeeping screened more than...

Third-Party Diamond Certification First to Use Advanced Laser Testing to Trace Diamonds from Mine to Market

Published: Feb 15, 2018 – 10:24 AM EST

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Feb. 15 /CSRwire/ - Diamond traceability back to the mine of origin - vital to the international due diligence movement for precious gems and minerals - just took a giant step forward. SCS Global Services, an internationally recognized certification body and...

Going Green May Be More Effective Than Swiping Right This Valentine’s Day

Published: Feb 12, 2018 – 12:11 PM EST

STRATHAM, N.H., Feb. 12 /CSRwire/ - It's well-known that practicing green behaviors is good for the environment, but new survey findings from Timberland reveal that it could also spark romance. With a longstanding love for the environment, the outdoor lifestyle brand today released...

U.S. Judge Kaplan Approved Secret Chevron Payments to Court Official Who Swayed RICO Case for Company

Published: Feb 01, 2018 – 12:18 PM EST

NEW YORK, Feb. 01 /CSRwire/ - Chevron secretly paid at least $245,000 - and likely well over $1 million - by transferring funds to the private account of a court official who made pivotal decisions in favor of the oil giant during the...

Which Tree? Where? Why? Farmers in India Can Now Choose From 25 Species of Trees Based on Their Usefulness for Timber, Fruit, Fuel, Fodder, Building and Medicine

Published: Jan 30, 2018 – 11:15 AM EST

NEW DELHI, Jan. 30 /CSRwire/ - While India has a world-first national policy for agroforestry, aka trees on farms, farmers in different agro-climatic zones need help with which trees to grow. A new book is now here to help. "With multiple research initiatives...

Governor Brown Honors the Los Angeles Convention Center with Environmental and Economic Leadership Award for Sustainability Program

Published: Jan 23, 2018 – 04:35 PM EST

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 23 /CSRwire/ - The Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC), owned by the City of Los Angeles and managed by AEG Facilities, recently received California's highest environmental honor, the Governor's Environmental and Economic Leadership Award (GEELA), for its waste reduction efforts...

Ray C. Anderson Foundation Commits Additional $2 Million to The Ray

Published: Jan 23, 2018 – 01:30 PM EST

ATLANTA, Jan. 23 /CSRwire/ - The Trustees of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation have granted an additional $2 million to The Ray over the next two years, to fund important research, pilot projects and emerging technologies with the potential to shape the transportation...

A New Window Onto Sustainability: Microsoft Corporation Joins WBCSD

Published: Jan 18, 2018 – 02:35 PM EST

GENEVA, Jan. 18 /CSRwire/ - Global Cloud IT leader Microsoft Corporation has today joined nearly 200 forward-thinking companies as the newest member of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD). Microsoft's mission is to empower every person and every organization on the...

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