Investors Call On Power Sector And Wall Street To Focus Attention On Financial Risks From Climate Change [USA]
...leading U.S. institutional investors today called on the country's 50 largest investor-owned greenhouse gas emitters in the electric power industry to report within a year how future greenhouse gas limits will affect their financial bottom lines...
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Author: Wina Graus, Monique Voogt & Jan Willem Langeraar, World Wildlife Fund
WWF has launched its global Power Switch! public campaign aiming to persuade the power sector to become carbon neutral...The overall goal is to stimulate the use of renewable energy sources (RES) and gas-CHP [Natural Gas-fired Combined Heat and Power]...
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Author: Human Rights Campaign
Human Rights Campaign (HRC) released its third annual Corporate Equality Index, a report card listing the "best and worst" firms for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender employees...The number of firms with perfect scores doubled since the 2003...
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The participating companies [in the Sustainable Silicon Valley project, SSV] — ALZA, Calpine, Hewlett-Packard, Life Scan [LifeScan], Lockheed, Oracle, and PG&E — as well the NASA Ames Research Center, Santa Clara Valley Water District, and the...
Author: Raúl Curiel, El Economista [México]
[Tultitlán, México]: se confirmó que existe un alto grado de concentración de cromo total en suelo, aire, agua potable y muy probablemente en los productos fabricados dentro del radio de contaminación [dejada por Cromatos de México, extinta empresa de...
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21 Companies Score 100 percent on Second Annual HRC Corporate Equality Index: Number of Perfect Scores Nearly Doubles from Last Year; Corporate America Recognizing that Equality Works
Author: Human Rights Campaign
The Human Rights Campaign today released its second annual Corporate Equality Index, which measures how the largest U.S. companies treat their gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender employees and consumers...The 21 companies that scored 100 percent...
Author: Dave Gershman, Salem Evening News
Some of the coal imported for PG&E Corp.'s Salem Harbor Station power plant comes from a giant mine in Colombia, which is accused of growing by bullying, cheating and sickening villagers into leaving homes that sit on massive, untapped reserves of...
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