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Trash to Energy: Oklahoma Business Fires Bricks With Landfill Gas

Cross post from 3BLMedia

Methane produced by landfills is a powerful greenhouse gas. In Oklahoma, NativeEnergy's Wewoka Biogas Project is capturing that potentially harmful gas and putting it to good use.



The project pipes gas created by a landfill to a family-owned brick plant, where it is used to fire kilns. This project helps the local business, and it is expected to reduce 30,000 tons…

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Added by David Martel on May 29, 2012 at 11:23am — No Comments

Outdoor Nation Unveils 2012 Program Plans and Announces Major Support from The North Face

Cross post from 3BLMedia

(3BL Media) Washington, DC – March 6, 2012 – Outdoor Nation, an outdoor movement led by leaders…

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Added by David Martel on March 8, 2012 at 11:15am — No Comments

Student Eco-Engineering Teams Announce Plug-In Hybrid EcoCAR Architectures

Cross post from 3BLMedia

(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Detroit, MI – February 22, 2012 – Today, the 15 North American universities participating in EcoCAR 2: Plugging In to the…

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Added by David Martel on February 26, 2012 at 10:38pm — No Comments

Engine Testing Helps Power GM Engineering Center

Cross post from 3BLMedia

(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Pontiac, MI - February 3, 2012 - Engineers at General Motors’ Pontiac Engineering Center are powering parts of the facility with excess energy produced from testing engines. 

Since Pontiac began the energy efficiency project following a 2008 renovation,…

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Added by David Martel on February 16, 2012 at 5:28pm — No Comments

AT&T Orders 1,200 CNG-powered Chevrolet Express Vans

Cross post from 3BLMedia

(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Detroit, MI - January 30, 2012 - AT&T plans to take delivery of 1,200 Chevrolet Express compressed natural gas (CNG) dedicated cargo vans to be deployed to AT&T service…

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Added by David Martel on February 8, 2012 at 7:41pm — No Comments

AT&T Orders 1,200 CNG-Powered Chevrolet Express Vans from General Motors

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(3BL Media / the CSRfeed) Detroit, MI - January 30, 2012 - AT&T plans to take delivery of 1,200 Chevrolet Express compressed natural gas (CNG) dedicated cargo vans to be deployed to AT&T service centers…

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Added by David Martel on February 7, 2012 at 4:55pm — No Comments

DuPont to Invest $10B in Food Security Goals; Green Comm Academy Launched at World Economic Forum - CSR Minute for February 7, 2012.

Cross post from 3BLMedia

DuPont has announced food security goals which the company will track along with its sustainability goals. The goals, to be met by 2020, include investing $10 billion in research and development; introducing 4,000 new products focused on producing more food; enhancing nutrition, food,…

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Added by David Martel on February 7, 2012 at 4:48pm — No Comments

GM's Rob Threlkeld Discusses Opportunities for Renewable Energy

Cross Post from 3BLMedia

As we close out the week, we are sharing the final video we produced in alignment with GM's 2011 Corporate Sustainability Report.

 

In this video, Rob Threlkeld, GM's Manager of Renewable Energy, Rob talks about…

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Added by David Martel on February 3, 2012 at 10:40am — No Comments

Sustainalytics Compares Companies Across Industries for Newsweek Green Rankings: An Interview with Heather Lang, Sustainalytics - Director, Research Products, North America. Part 2

Cross post from 3BLMedia

In "Comparing Companies Across Industries for Newsweek Green Rankings," Heather Lang, Director of Products, North America for Sustainlytics, describes how the company's usual industry-to-industry research focus was expanded in providing data for the Newsweek Green Rankings. For the rankings, Sustainalytics reviewed companies across a range of different industries, from tech hardware companies to oil and gas…

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Added by David Martel on January 30, 2012 at 11:39am — No Comments

Sustainalytics Compares Companies Across Industries for Newsweek Green Rankings: An Interview with Heather Lang, Sustainalytics - Director, Research Products, North America. Part 2

Cross post from 3BLMedia

In "Comparing Companies Across Industries for Newsweek Green Rankings," Heather Lang, Director of Products, North America for Sustainlytics, describes how the company's usual industry-to-industry research focus was expanded in providing data for the Newsweek Green Rankings. For the rankings, Sustainalytics reviewed companies across a range of different industries, from tech hardware companies to oil and gas…

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Added by David Martel on January 30, 2012 at 11:39am — No Comments

Kaiser Permanente Moves to Green Medical Supplies by Converting to Eco-Friendly IV Equipment

Cross post from 3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Oakland, CA – January 19, 2012 – Kaiser Permanente, committed to improving the health of its patients, workforce and communities, announced today it is converting its IV medical equipment to more eco-friendly alternatives that are free of PVC and DEHP, two industrial chemicals used in plastics that have been shown to harm…

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Added by David Martel on January 30, 2012 at 11:01am — No Comments

Electrify! with Paras Jain & Ajay Jain

Cross post from 3BLMedia

Paras Jain and Ajay Jain discuss their app, Electrify.

Electrify says it puts energy efficiency information and tools in consumers’ hands. With a variety of calculators to show clear savings and a wealth of information from the Department of Energy, users can see the clear upsides of green tech. 

The “Power Your Future” mobile…

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Added by David Martel on January 20, 2012 at 1:49pm — No Comments

Power Your Future App Contest

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Cross post from 3BLMedia

Charlene Lake, AT&T's chief sustainability officer, congratulates the finalists.

The “Power Your Future” mobile application contest is designed to find innovative apps that deliver an environmental or energy efficiency…

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Added by David Martel on January 20, 2012 at 1:45pm — No Comments

Deloitte Earns Perfect Score on Corporate Equality Index; CSC Named One of Top 50 Greenest Companies in US in Newsweek Green Rankings - CSR Minute for January 19, 2012

Cross post from 3BLMedia

For the sixth consecutive year, Deloitte has been named one of the Human Rights Campaign’s “Best Places to Work,” earning a perfect 100 percent rating on HRC’s Corporate Equality Index. The CEI measures inclusion initiatives, company benefits, and the support made available for…

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Added by David Martel on January 19, 2012 at 4:29pm — No Comments

Green Mountain Energy Celebrates Ten Years of Renewable Energy in Texas; Poyry Consulting Joins World Business Council for Sustainable Development - CSR Minute for January 18, 2012

Green Mountain Energy, an Austin-based company, is celebrating the 10th anniversary of open competition in the electricity market in Texas this month. Beginning in 2002, Green Mountain was the first retail electric provider in the state to offer renewable energy, and is now the longest serving green power provider in the U.S. The company has delivered over ten billion kilowatt hours of clean energy…

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Added by David Martel on January 18, 2012 at 11:06am — No Comments

Green Mountain Energy Celebrates Ten Years of Renewable Energy in Texas; Poyry Consulting Joins World Business Council for Sustainable Development - CSR Minute for January 18, 2012

Green Mountain Energy, an Austin-based company, is celebrating the 10th anniversary of open competition in the electricity market in Texas this month. Beginning in 2002, Green Mountain was the first retail electric provider in the state to offer renewable energy, and is now the longest serving green power provider in the U.S. The company has delivered over ten billion kilowatt hours of clean energy…

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Added by David Martel on January 18, 2012 at 11:06am — No Comments

U.S. Sunlight's Solar Attic Fan and Controller Win Best Sustainable Product Award; U.S. Treasury Building Earns LEED Gold Certification - CSR Minute for January 6, 2012

Cross post from 3BLMedia

The Solar Attic Fan and the Solar Controller made by US Sunlight Corp have been named the Best Sustainable Product of 2011 by Builder News magazine. Unlike traditional solar ventilation which is limited to the hours of available sunlight and is unable to operate at night or on cloudy days, U.S. Sunlight’s Solar…

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Added by David Martel on January 6, 2012 at 12:35pm — No Comments

Dell Expands Reconnect Recycling Program via Goodwill; Texas U. Student Services HQ Wins Innovation in Green Building Award From USGBC - CSR Minute for December 30, 2011

Cross post from 3blmedia.com

Dell has expanded its computer recycling program to 319 additional Goodwill donation sites. With the expansion, Dell Reconnect will be offered in 77 additional counties across Florida, Ohio, Alabama, and Kansas. There are now more than 2,600 Goodwill drop-off locations in the U.S. and Canada which give seven million households access to…

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Added by David Martel on January 2, 2012 at 12:19pm — No Comments

Caelus Releases the CurrentState™ Sustainability Audit

Cross post from 3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Tulsa, OK - December 7, 2011 - Caelus has released the CurrentState™ sustainability audit for business.

CurrentState™ delivers a comprehensive review of the sustainability practices of an organization. The audit provides the following deliverables and benefits:

  • a blueprint to develop a sustainability program;

  • a method to demonstrate to management, a board or the public an…

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Added by David Martel on December 23, 2011 at 2:17pm — No Comments

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