November 20, 2018

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The Health Product Declaration Collaborative and U.S. Green Building Council Announce Strategic Partnership

Published: Nov 14, 2018 – 08:40 AM EST

CHICAGO, Nov. 14 /CSRwire/ - The Health Product Declaration Collaborative (HPDC) announced the formation of a new strategic partnership with the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). The announcement was made during the 2018 Greenbuild International Conference and Expo, the world's largest conference and...

GIGA and Toxnot Partner to Simplify Building Product Transparency Reporting

Published: Nov 14, 2018 – 08:30 AM EST

FORT COLLINS, Colo., Nov. 14 /CSRwire/ - A new integration partnership, between Toxnot and GIGA, enables Toxnot users to connect their building product disclosures directly to GIGA's Origin Material Hub. Building product disclosures, which are created on Toxnot are recognized by the mindful...

Nestlé Waters North America Signs Renewable Energy Agreement with ENGIE Resources

Published: Oct 22, 2018 – 12:10 PM EST

HOUSTON, Oct. 22 /CSRwire/ - Nestl Waters North America (NWNA), together with ENGIE Resources, today announced that they have signed a renewable energy agreement through which ENGIE will supply over 50 percent of the energy needed for NWNA's manufacturing and distribution facilities in...

Toxnot Chosen to be Platform for Creation of ILFI Declare Labels

Published: Sep 06, 2018 – 08:30 AM EST

FORT COLLINS, Colo., Sep. 06 /CSRwire/ - The International Living Future Institute (ILFI) has selected Toxnot as the software platform for the creation of Declare Labels. Toxnot is a chemical management innovator, enabling users to collect chemical data, compare chemical hazard profiles, optimize...

Wells Fargo Commits $5 Million to Establish GRID Alternatives’ Tribal Solar Accelerator Fund

Published: Sep 03, 2018 – 09:00 AM EST

DENVER, Sep. 03 /CSRwire/ - Wells Fargo (NYSE: WFC) announced today a philanthropic commitment of $5 million over three years to support solar projects in tribal communities across the U.S. The donation to nonprofit GRID Alternatives, a national leader in making solar technology...

Wilsonart Escalates Commitment to Educate Architects and Designers about Endangered Woods and Protected Forests

Published: Aug 28, 2018 – 07:00 AM EST

TEMPLE, Texas, Aug. 28 /CSRwire/ - A year after launching its educational initiative, Understanding Wood: Sourcing Against the Grain, Wilsonart announces a renewed commitment to help educate architects and designers (AD) about using responsibly sourced wood materials. To further support the AD community,...

Streamlining Chemicals Management Reporting in the Building Industry

Published: Aug 20, 2018 – 10:48 AM EST

FORT COLLINS, Colo., Aug. 20 /CSRwire/ - Toxnot and HPD Collaborative (HPDC) have partnered to provide a new capability for Toxnot users: direct export from their Toxnot accounts to HPDC's online tool, HPD Builder. This collaboration enables building product manufacturers to report against...

Chatham House Patent-Landscape Report Examines Innovations in Low-Carbon Cement and Concrete

Published: Jun 20, 2018 – 01:27 PM EST

LONDON, Jun. 20 /CSRwire/ - A new report from Chatham House examining innovations in low-carbon cement and concrete details the policies, industry practices and investor support needed to advance technologies that reduce carbon emissions associated with cement, thereby facilitating compliance with the Paris...

Solidia Technologies Supports IEA’s Mission to Accelerate Adoption of Carbon Capture and Storage Technologies and Clean Energy Solutions

Published: Jun 13, 2018 – 10:00 AM EST

PARIS, Jun. 13 /CSRwire/ - Solidia Technologies joined global industry leaders today at the International Energy Agency's (IEA) Carbon Capture, Utilisation and Storage (CCUS) Policy and Investment Workshop for discussions on developing, funding, deploying and advancing worldwide adoption of CCUS technology. Presenting during...

Kohler Expands Environmental, Health Disclosures for Kitchen & Bath Products

Published: Jun 06, 2018 – 02:43 PM EST

KOHLER, Wis., Jun. 06 /CSRwire/ - In recognition of World Environmental Day, Kohler Co. announces expansion of its environmental and human health product disclosures for its kitchen and bath products. Kohler has released its first Declare human health product labels for two popular...

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