BT has been awarded a three-year extension to its IT outsourcing contract with Unilever. As well as traditional communications, BT is also delivering collaborative services such as audio-conferencing and video-conferencing helping the consumer goods company lower its CO2 emissions and its overall impact on the environment, a key objective of the company’s sustainability ambitions.
Construction firm CH2M Hill has won a three-year master services agreement to support BP’s environmental efforts outside of North America. Under the agreement CH2M Hill will support BP’s global business with services including remediation, environmental compliance assurance and auditing, modeling, environmental permitting, waste management, water and wastewater management, impact assessment, environmental due diligence and mergers and acquisitions support, natural resource management, social and sustainability reporting and environmental project oversight. The contract value has not been announced.
E-Waste Systems, an electronic waste management services company, has signed a master license distribution agreement with carbon accounting software company Village Green Global. The agreement includes the rights to distribute and sell VGG’s suite of software as a service products under the SMARTweb name.
Siemens Energy has received an order from the Hangzhou Zhongtai Cryogenic Technology Corporation for the compressor trains for three liquefied natural gas plants in China for liquefying synthetic natural gas. The Houma Tongsheng Yitong Natural Gas Company will operate one of the plants. The machines will be handed over to the customer in June 2014.
Oregon-based Rogue Disposal & Recycling has selected Locus Technologies’ cloud-based ePortal software for its compliance management. Rogue says it will use ePortal “to take a more holistic view” of its operations, and to proactively manage all compliance activities associated with its Dry Creek Landfill site. The Locus product allows users to track and report on all their compliance activities in a single cloud-based secure system.
The University of Connecticut has chosen Connecticut Water as the university’s preferred alternative among three options reviewed to supplement long-term water needs of the campus and Storrs, Conn., area. CWC’s approach to supplying UConn with water envisions extending its water supply southward to the university by building a 5-mile pipeline from Tolland to Storrs. CWC says it will pay the $21 million in capital costs necessary to extend the pipeline.
Organic fertilizer manufacturer California Safe Soil and Davis Grocery Outlet have entered into an organics recycling agreement. CSS will use the unwanted organics from the grocery store to make its Harvest-to-Harvest liquid fertilizer.