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  • Domtar helps create new model for responsible forest management with group FSC certification

    Domtar helps create new model for responsible forest management with group FSC certification

    Partnership approach will provide market with more socially, environmentally and economically sustainable paper options SOURCE: Domtar DESCRIPTION: Ashdown, Ark., December 10, 2012 /3BL Media/ – Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) today ...

  • GM Leads in Energy Reduction Challenge, Saves $90 Million

    GM Leads in Energy Reduction Challenge, Saves $90 Million

    DETROIT, Dec. 5, 2012 /3BL Media/ – General Motors now has 54 facilities meeting a voluntary energy reduction challenge set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency – more than any company worldwide. GM saves $90 million in energy costs as a ...

  • Funicular Power - Newton's Apple to the Rescue

    Funicular Power - Newton's Apple to the Rescue

    If you have been reading entries in the “Black Swan Blog” you should have noticed that they deal with concepts that are somewhat off the mainstream but still very grounded in real world situations and applications.  However, in my introduction to ...

  • Darden Restaurants Recycles 7.3 Million Pounds of Fry Oil

    Darden Restaurants Recycles 7.3 Million Pounds of Fry Oil

    SOURCE: Darden Restaurants DESCRIPTION:By Brandon Tidwell As we celebrate America Recycles Day this week, it is a great time to develop some creative new ways to combat unnecessary waste and to reignite our interest in the three Rs we learned in ...

  • GE’s Growth in Brazil Seeks to Leapfrog Over Pollution and Wasteful Ways

    GE’s Growth in Brazil Seeks to Leapfrog Over Pollution and Wasteful Ways

    SOURCE: General Electric (GE) DESCRIPTION:Brazil proves it is possible: A country can be a laboratory for ideas about creating a future that protects, respects, and restores the environment, while meeting the needs of the prospering masses. The ...

  • CEC Invites Renowned Professors and Sustainability Experts to Present Groundbreaking Research on Local Food

    CEC Invites Renowned Professors and Sustainability Experts to Present Groundbreaking Research on Local Food

    SOURCE: Be Green Packaging LLC DESCRIPTION:As part of the Community Environmental Council’s long running Partnership Council Breakfast series, the Santa Barbara based non-profit invited UCSB Professor and internationally renowned agri-food systems ...

  • Growing Better Bee Habitats

    Growing Better Bee Habitats

    General Mills investing in pollinator habitats, research SOURCE: General Mills DESCRIPTION: General Mills’ work to help honey bees is growing, thanks to $50,000 in grants from The General Mills Foundation to Conservation Marketplace of Minnesota. ...

  • Union Pacific Railroad Posts Sector-Best Newsweek Green Rankings Improvement  Since 2009

    Union Pacific Railroad Posts Sector-Best Newsweek Green Rankings Improvement Since 2009

    SOURCE: Union Pacific DESCRIPTION:Union Pacific Railroad has climbed 193 spots since the inaugural Newsweek Green Rankings in 2009, the best improvement performance among companies in the transportation sector.  Union Pacific moved to number 246 in ...

  • Darden's Senior VP of Purchasing Bill Herzig Talks About Sustainability

    Darden's Senior VP of Purchasing Bill Herzig Talks About Sustainability

    SOURCE: Darden Restaurants DESCRIPTION:Bill Herzig shares how Darden approaches seafood stewardship by collaborating with communities, suppliers, governments and other stakeholders to advance the health and productivity of the oceans. About Darden ...

  • The Capital Grille's Ray Comiskey Talks Sustainability

    The Capital Grille's Ray Comiskey Talks Sustainability

    SOURCE: Darden Restaurants DESCRIPTION:Ray Comiskey talks about Darden's sustainability efforts, including the Darden Harvest program that provides food for those in need through Second Harvest and the Food Donation Connection.

  • Disney Announces Paper Sourcing And Use Policy

    Disney Announces Paper Sourcing And Use Policy

    Disney today announced a new Paper Sourcing and Use Policy, establishing guidelines for paper used in Disney’s day-to-day business operations as well as its consumer products and packaging.  The policy – effective immediately ...

  • PepsiCo`s Sustainable Future: Building Resilience into our Agriculture Supply Chain

    PepsiCo`s Sustainable Future: Building Resilience into our Agriculture Supply Chain

    At World Water Week in Stockholm, PepsiCo Director of Global Environmental Sustainability Beth Sauerhaft presented on PepsiCo`s Sustainable Future: Building Resilience into Our Agricultural Supply Chain.  Issues addressed include: New ...

  • The PepsiCo Foundation Leads the Way in Social Innovation for 'Water Work'

    The PepsiCo Foundation Leads the Way in Social Innovation for 'Water Work'

    SOURCE: PepsiCo DESCRIPTION:The social innovation work of the Columbia Water Centre (CWC) and the PepsiCo Foundation in the field of water security for the rural communities of Ceará, Brazil has been pioneering. The initiative shows the global ...

  • Why PepsiCo is a Global Leader in Water Stewardship and Sustainable Agriculture

    Why PepsiCo is a Global Leader in Water Stewardship and Sustainable Agriculture

    SOURCE: PepsiCo DESCRIPTION:In a wide-ranging interview with Sanjeev Chadha, President, PepsiCo Middle East & Africa, we discussed the evolving relationship between business and society, water management and sustainability at PepsiCo, shortages ...

  • Ocean Spray on Sustainability

    Ocean Spray on Sustainability

    -- and where did Craisins® come from? SOURCE: Wisconsin Institute For Sustainable Technology DESCRIPTION:Kristine Young is sustainability manager at Ocean Spray Cranberries, Inc. Young will be speaking at Focal Point 2012: Capitalizing on ...

  • NewGrass works with schools to save resources and money on fields and playgrounds

    NewGrass works with schools to save resources and money on fields and playgrounds

    School budgets are tight across the country and schools are doing all they can to save money. One item being reexamined is the cost for maintenance and care of playgrounds and athletic fields. Traditional surfaces like grass might not always be the ...

  • Home town farms solves skyrocketing food costs

    Home town farms solves skyrocketing food costs

    We are in the midst of a global food crisis, with the price of food skyrocketing globally over the last year. As the cost of corn has jumped 87% and wheat 74%, tens of millions of people are finding it harder than ever to feed their families, with ...

  • Uncertainly certified

    Uncertainly certified

    CSRHUB Blog This post originally appeared on Triple Pundit as part of the "Crowds of Ratings" series. By Bahar Gidwani The folks at BigRoom have worked for a couple of years on a side project (their main goal is to launch an  .ECO suffix for ...

  • When orcas are shareholders

    When orcas are shareholders

    This month, the Orca Whale was added to the constituencies fighting for the West Coast’s beloved but increasingly degraded Chinook Salmon population. This after 60 people spent 4 years developing a plan to protect the Chinook in Puget Sound. ...

  • Divine chocolate celebrates international women’s day by investing in women cocoa farmers

    Divine chocolate celebrates international women’s day by investing in women cocoa farmers

    In celebration of International Women’s Day on March 8, Divine Chocolate, the only farmer-owned, Fair Trade chocolate brand, encourages chocolate lovers to use a $1 coupon to treat themselves to a bar of delicious Divine Chocolate. For every ...