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Offsetting The Carbon Footprint of Sustainable Brands 2012

PRESS RELEASE - On June 4, 2012, leaders in corporate responsibility convened in San Diego for the sixth annual Sustainable Brands conference. Companies like Steelcase, Ford, Interface, and Green Mountain Coffee Roasters discussed strategies and practices that achieve success on the triple bottom line: financial, social, and environmental.

UPS Sustainability Report Hits "A Plus" Mark for Transparency

PRESS RELEASE - UPS (NYSE: UPS) today published its latest annual Sustainability Report, becoming one of only 10 U.S. corporations registered to date this year with the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) to have achieved A+ status for superior transparency.

BASF invited to White House to discuss ‘Greening the Games’

PRESS RELEASE - BASF invited to White House to discuss ‘Greening the Games’ WYANDOTTE, MI July 19, 2012 -- BASF Corporation has been invited to participate in the White House’s discussion on ”Greening the Games” on July 19 at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington, DC. This discussion will celebrate the sports industry’s success in adopting innovative sustainable practices.

Unilever partners with PSI And Facebook to launch Waterworks™

PRESS RELEASE - Unilever, through the Unilever Foundation, in partnership with PSI (Population Services International) announces the launch of Waterworks™, a not-for-profit programme that will provide safe clean drinking water to communities in need around the world.

UPS Lightens Up – 150 New “Plastic Trucks” to Save 40% Fuel (Infographic)

PRESS RELEASE - The trendy sports car Tesla has it. The Boeing DreamLiner has it. And now the UPS package car has it too. Composite materials are now being introduced to replace certain metal components in the ubiquitous brown trucks as a way to lighten the load by 900 pounds and improve fuel efficiency by 40%.

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SB ‘12 Closes with Collaboration Project Commitments from Sustainability, Brand & Design Leaders

PRESS RELEASE - SAN FRANCISCO, June 19, 2012 – On June 7, the sixth annual Sustainable Brands conference concluded after four days of insightful plenary sessions, workshops and discussions.  More than 1,300 sustainability, brand and design leaders gathered in Paradise Point Resort & Spa in San Diego, CA to hear from 180 of the world’s leading thinkers and practitioners of sustainability and

Becker Underwood partners with Trucost to quantify the environmental impacts of its supply chain

PRESS RELEASE - AMES, Iowa – March 2012 – Becker Underwood, Inc., technology-intensive developer of biologicals and specialty products for the ag sector, together with Trucost, today released the first stage results of a comprehensive supply chain sustainability assessment study. Ultimately the company plans to publish a complete Environmental Profit and Loss Account covering its global operations and supply chain.

TOSHIBA Announces National No-Print Day Initiative at SB'12

PRESS RELEASE - National No-Print Day Recognizes Contributions of Trees in the Modern Workplace by Giving Them a Well-Deserved Day OffGood-natured ‘Tree’ Spokescharacter Debuts at Sustainable Brands ’12 to Educate the Public on the Environmental Impact of Printing

Green Chemistry Drives Innovation

PRESS RELEASE - With thousands of new drugs and medicines entering the market every year and chemistry touching nearly every part of our lives, there is an urgent need to develop chemical compounds in a responsible and sustainable manner.

Life Cycle Assessments Can Reduce Costs and Improve Brand Identity: Deloitte

PRESS RELEASE - Organizations can create value by conducting Life Cycle Assessments (LCA) to analyze a number of sustainability metrics to better inform business decisions and activities, says a new Deloitte report.

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Life Cycle Assessments Can Reduce Costs and Improve Brand Identity: Deloitte

PRESS RELEASE - Organizations can create value by conducting Life Cycle Assessments (LCA) to analyze a number of sustainability metrics to better inform business decisions and activities, says a new Deloitte report.

UL Collaborates with EPEAT® as Part of Pilot Program to Verify, Register Environmentally Preferable Electronics

PRESS RELEASE - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Rachel Belew UL Environment Phone: 678.444.4047 Email: [email protected] Kate Rusnak UL Environment Phone: 613.247.0440, ext. 250 Email: [email protected] New alliance expands UL’s portfolio of sustainability service offerings to better serve the needs of greener electronics manufacturers

Life Cycle Assessments Can Reduce Costs and Improve Brand Identity: Deloitte

PRESS RELEASE - Organizations can create value by conducting Life Cycle Assessments (LCA) to analyze a number of sustainability metrics to better inform business decisions and activities, says a new Deloitte report.

SAFO goal achieved: 100 million people with malnutrition now using vitamin A-fortified cooking oil

PRESS RELEASE - SAFO goal achieved: 100 million people with malnutrition now using vitamin A-fortified cooking oil • GIZ and BASF combine expertise to combat malnutrition in developing and newly industrialized countries • An example of a successful public-private development partnership

BASF receives six awards from the American Chemistry Council for Energy Efficiency

PRESS RELEASE - BASF receives six awards from the American Chemistry Council for Energy Efficiency

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BASF creates chemistry at Sustainable Brands Conference

PRESS RELEASE - BASF creates chemistry at Sustainable Brands Conference Company demonstrates how it is driving sustainable solutions for the future FLORHAM PARK, NJ, June 4, 2012 -- As a Platinum Sponsor of the Sustainable Brands Conference in San Diego, BASF Corporation will offer a unique perspective on how connections can create chemistry to spark breakthrough innovations.

SB'12 Showcases Conference Sponsors

PRESS RELEASE - SAN FRANCISCO, May 29, 2012 – Sustainable Brands today spotlighted several of the supporting sponsors helping to make possible its groundbreaking Sustainable Brands ’12 Conference taking place June 4-7 in San Diego, CA.

New AT&T Eco-Rating System to Help Consumers Learn About Environmental Features of Mobile Devices

PRESS RELEASE - People eager to check out the newest, fastest and coolest mobile handset devices will soon be able to learn about its environmental features too.

UL Environment Releases First North American Standard Addressing Toxicity, Environmental Impact of Children’s Toys

PRESS RELEASE - UL 172 to Help Leading Manufacturers Promote Healthier, Safer, More Environmentally-Preferable Toys FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Rachel Belew, UL Environment Phone: 678.444.4047 Email: [email protected] Kate Rusnak UL Environment Phone: 613.247.0440, ext. 250 Email: [email protected]

UL Environment Collaborates with Perkins+Will and Interface to Develop ‘EPD Transparency Brief’

PRESS RELEASE - New tool enables specifiers, purchasers, and other EPD users to access critical product impact information quickly, easily, and consistently FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Rachel Belew, UL Environment Phone: 678.444.4047 Email: [email protected] Kate Rusnak UL Environment Phone: 613.247.0440, ext. 250 Email: [email protected]

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