CINCINNATI — The Kroger Co. $KR — continues to meet annual sustainability benchmarks, including reducing in-store energy consumption by 30 percent since 2000, the company reports in its fifth annual Sustainability Report, released yesterday. Read the full report and learn more about Kroger’s sustainability initiatives at the new website www.kroger.com/sustainability.
Forklifts in Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated’s (CCBCC) Charlotte production center are now being run on green power hydrogen fuel cells. Further enhancing its environmental sustainability efforts, the company is pioneering hydrogen fuel cell technology for its materials handling equipment.
Mohawk – an industry leader in sustainable commercial flooring solutions – was honored with a Best of NeoCon® Gold Award in the Fiber Category for its next-generation fiber system SmartStrand® Contract. Made with DuPont™ Sorona® polymer, the branded name for triexta fiber, SmartStrand Contract contains 37 percent renewably sourced ingredients and is a game changer […]
PepsiCo’s Frito Lay Manufacturing facility in Azov, Russia has been officially certified as LEED® Silver by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) – the first ever in the company’s European network. What is LEED®? LEED® certification [Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design] is a globally recognized distinction for the design, construction and operation of high […]
NUTLEY, N.J. — The complete renovation of half the space in a key office building on the Roche campus in Nutley, N.J. has earned the company Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). LEED certification is the USGBC’s rating and recognition system for designing and constructing […]
Part of a $30 million package to commercialize technology, including rapid-charging transit system. DETROIT – General Motors Ventures LLC will invest $6 million in Proterra Inc., a leading maker of zero-emission commercial transit buses, as part of its mission to invest in next-generation technologies that support innovation in the global transportation industry. GM Ventures is […]
Sweden — Skanska (STO:SKAB) Infrastructure Development, wind farm developer O2 and Jämtkraft are making a joint investment in a project-financed wind farm for a total cost of around SEK 1.1 billion. Skanska’s holding amounts to 50 percent; the other parties own 25 percent each. The construction contract will be included in order bookings for the […]
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A123 Systems announced it will supply batteries for Smith Electric Vehicles’ zero-emission, all-electric commercial vehicles
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Company completes repositioning and focuses on K-Fuel development.
Tour of Plantations and Port Facilities Highlighted the Company’s Four Pillars of Sustainability in Costa Rica.
Today’s edition of the Sunday Times launches the 2011 results of its Best Green Companies Awards and Skanska is named as the Greenest company in the UK, all categories. “We are very happy and proud of this award. It is an acknowledgment of that we follow our plan of being leading within green building, and […]
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