February 21, 2019

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European Commission, Iceland Foods, Mars and United Nations to Speak at The Economist’s Fourth Annual Sustainability Summit in London

Posted: Feb 19, 2019 – 09:00 AM EST

The Economist will hold its fourth annual Sustainability Summit on March 21st 2019 in London featuring speakers from the European Commission, Iceland Foods, Mars and United Nations.

New Year Celebration With Global Sustain Members

Posted: Feb 19, 2019 – 08:50 AM EST

ATHENS, Greece, Feb. 19 /CSRwire/ - Global Sustain welcomed the new year among friends, partners and members at a special event on Tuesday, February 12, 2019, at the Ecali Club. he evening reserved many surprises and gifts for the attendees. Mr. Michael Spanos,...

Taproot Foundation Releases State of Pro Bono: Corporate Edition

Posted: Feb 19, 2019 – 08:35 AM EST

NEW YORK, Feb. 19 /CSRwire/ - As the field of pro bono service continues to grow, companies increasingly identify pro bono programming as a critical element of their overall social impact objectives. Taproot Foundation conducted an inaugural survey of companies doing pro bono...

Duke Energy Earns EEI's ‘Emergency Recovery Award’ for Power Restoration Efforts in Carolinas After Hurricane Florence

Posted: Feb 18, 2019 – 10:55 AM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 18 /CSRwire/ - Duke Energy has received the Edison Electric Institutes (EEI) Emergency Recovery Award for the companys outstanding power restoration efforts after Hurricane Florence hit North Carolina and South Carolina in September 2018. The Emergency Recovery Award is given...

Consumers Energy Foundation Calls for Planet Awards Applications Supporting Michigan’s Natural Resources with $500,000

Posted: Feb 18, 2019 – 10:28 AM EST

JACKSON, Mich., Feb. 18 /CSRwire/ - The Consumers Energy Foundation is strengthening its commitment to Michigans environment by announcing new plans to provide $500,000 to nonprofits for projects aiming to preserve, restore and protect Michigans natural resources. The first Planet Awards will provide...

National Grid Seeks Approval of Revolution Wind Contract in Rhode Island

Posted: Feb 15, 2019 – 11:59 AM EST

PROVIDENCE, R.I., Feb. 15 /CSRwire/ - National Grid filed for regulatory approval of a 20-year contract for energy from a new, 400 MW offshore wind farm Revolution Wind. The project, originally developed by Providence-based Deepwater Wind, has since been acquired by Orsted, one...

Chevron and U.S. Law Firm Gibson Dunn Face Possible DOJ Probe Over Witness Bribery and Fraud in Pollution Case

Posted: Feb 15, 2019 – 11:50 AM EST

NEW YORK, Feb. 15 /CSRwire/ - Chevron and its U.S. law firm Gibson Dunn Crutcher are facing new allegations the company engaged in witness bribery and obstruction of justice in the U.S. to thwart collection of a $12 billion Ecuador pollution judgment that...

Southern California Edison Files 2019 Wildfire Mitigation Plan

Posted: Feb 15, 2019 – 11:39 AM EST

ROSEMEAD, Calif., Feb. 15 /CSRwire/ - Southern California Edison today filed its proposed 2019 Wildfire Mitigation Plan with the California Public Utilities Commission. The plan is intended to address and greatly reduce fire ignitions caused by utility infrastructure. It also is intended to...

Texas Sun Powers New Green Mountain Energy Go Local Solar Plan

Posted: Feb 14, 2019 – 11:02 AM EST

HOUSTON, Feb. 14 /CSRwire/ - Electricity customers across the state can let their Texas pride shine while showing the planet some love with a new solar plan. Green Mountain Energy has launched its first electricity plan that lets customers power their homes with...

Smithfield Foods Donates $25,000 to Expand Environmental Sustainability Research

Posted: Feb 14, 2019 – 11:00 AM EST

SMITHFIELD, Va., Feb. 14 /CSRwire/ - The Smithfield Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Smithfield Foods, Inc., is pleased to announce a donation of $25,000 to continue its partnership with the University of Minnesotas NorthStar Initiative for Sustainable Enterprise (NorthStar), a nonprofit research entity...

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