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16:45 BST A. O. Smith, The Water Council partner again to sponsor 2017 BREW Corporate technology challenge

Once again this year, A. O. Smith Corporation and The Water Council are partnering to identify and support entrepreneurs and start-ups developing...


18 May, 2017, 19:19 BST Capstone Mining Reports on 2016 Sustainability Performance

Capstone Mining Corp. ("Capstone") (TSX: CS) today published its third annual Sustainability Report. "Sustainability reporting is now a...


18 May, 2017, 04:30 BST PepsiCo joins New Plastics Economy Initiative as Core Partner

PepsiCo has joined the New Plastics Economy initiative as a Core Partner, signaling the global food and beverage company's continued commitment to...


17 May, 2017, 09:53 BST ChemSec - New 'Dating Site' for Safer Chemistry

In recent years the corporate drive to substitute hazardous chemicals in products and supply chains has increased dramatically. Unfortunately the...


16 May, 2017, 08:30 BST Adecco Group: Employers' Basic Pay Growth Expectations Hit Three and a Half Year Low

Subdued pay projections of just 1% and rising inflation heighten fears of fall in living standards Workers face a squeeze on their earnings as...


11 May, 2017, 21:39 BST The Global Fashion Industry Joins Forces at Copenhagen Fashion Summit

Key players from the fashion industry gathered in Copenhagen today for the world's leading annual event on sustainability, Copenhagen Fashion...


09 May, 2017, 12:00 BST Population Connection Announces Winners of "World of 7 Billion" International Student Video Contest

18 middle and high school students have won the annual "World of 7 Billion" contest for their videos about the effect of population growth on ocean...


04 May, 2017, 08:00 BST Fashion’s Next Gen to Deliver UN Resolution at Copenhagen Fashion Summit

The next generation of fashion leaders from around the globe will gather for this year's Copenhagen Fashion Summit, where young talents will...


03 May, 2017, 08:15 BST Degradation of Wetlands in the Sahel is Wrecking Lives, Driving Migration from Africa to Europe

Wetlands International launched a report aimed at highlighting to policymakers the relationship between the health of wetland ecosystems and...


24 Apr, 2017, 22:12 BST Mohawk Industries 2016 Sustainability Report Highlights How The Company Leverages Innovation To Push The Boundaries Of Sustainability

The 2016 Sustainability Report released by Mohawk Industries online today paints a comprehensive picture of the company's innovation, passion and...


21 Apr, 2017, 21:48 BST European Sawlog Prices Continued Their Downward Trend in Late 2016, Resulting in a Decline of the ESPI Index by 6.6% Over the Course of Two Years

Sawlog prices in Europe have been trending downward over the past three years from their record high levels in 2014. The biggest price drops have...


20 Apr, 2017, 08:00 BST Dutch Philosopher Koert van Mensvoort, Founder of the Next Nature Network, Writes a Letter to Humanity

Dutch philosopher Koert van Mensvoort - founder of the Next Nature Network and Fellow of 'Next Nature' at the University of Technology in...


19 Apr, 2017, 09:00 BST Booking.com Reveals 2017 Sustainable Travel Intentions, Goals and Considerations

To celebrate Earth Day on 22 April, Booking.com, the global leader in connecting travellers with the widest choice of incredible places to stay,...


18 Apr, 2017, 22:41 BST Recycle DSM Program Expansion Brings 42 New Bins To Downtown Des Moines

Grant from Keep America Beautiful and the Coca-Cola Company furthers expansion Recycle DSM (Des Moines), a partnership between the City of...


18 Apr, 2017, 17:42 BST Movement toward Centralization and Larger Treatment Plants Catalyzes Outsourcing in Municipal Water and Wastewater

Pricing will be key consideration for municipalities when choosing external vendors, finds Frost & Sullivan's Environment & Water Team...


12 Apr, 2017, 06:00 BST Water the Odds: A Paradigm Shift in Middle East Water Industry

Are solution providers ready to ride the tech infusion wave? Frost & Sullivan's Energy and Environment team identifies growth opportunities in...


11 Apr, 2017, 14:54 BST Enerkem Achieves All Production Milestones at its Edmonton Biofuel Facility

Enerkem Inc. (http://www.enerkem.com), a world leading waste-to-biofuels and chemicals producer, announced today that its first full-scale...


06 Apr, 2017, 09:00 BST World Energy Council: Emerging Disruptive Trends and Technologies Top Global Energy Agenda

A new survey highlights shifting priorities in the energy sector with an increasing impetus towards a lower carbon future. Disruptive technologies...


29 Mar, 2017, 13:52 BST World Platinum Investment Council Supports London and Paris on Independent Road-testing Initiative

Commenting on the plans announced today by Mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo and Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan to tackle air pollution in their cities,...


29 Mar, 2017, 09:53 BST Alchemy Utilities Ltd: Food Waste to Power Water Purification

Alchemy Utilities of Dublin are launching their revolutionary H20 Optima at the SEAI Energy Show on April 5th - a new 'renewable Water...


28 Mar, 2017, 21:30 BST Constellium boosts recycling capabilities with new furnace at its Muscle Shoals facility

Constellium N.V. (NYSE and Euronext Paris: CSTM) today announced that it has installed a new recycling furnace at its Muscle Shoals, Ala. facility...


28 Mar, 2017, 13:30 BST TAITRA: Taiwan Showcases Renewable Technology

A delegation of experts will be visiting the UK to showcase Taiwanese renewable technology as part of the ALL-ENERGY event which will take place...


24 Mar, 2017, 09:55 GMT FrieslandCampina Asia Wins Winsemius Award for Sustainability & Innovation

FrieslandCampina, one of the world's leading dairy companies, today announced that it has been awarded the Winsemius Award for Sustainability &...


23 Mar, 2017, 15:35 GMT IVECO receives Industry Award for dedication to developing natural gas vehicles

As a part of the NGV GLOBAL 2017 conference, the natural gas vehicles association held an international gathering on March 22 to present a series...


23 Mar, 2017, 11:05 GMT New International Gas Union Report Highlights Significant Role of LNG in Cleaner Marine Transport

- IGU calls on G20 Governments to prioritise reductions in marine emission levels - One large container ship produces same amount of sulphur...