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Dow Jones Sustainability Indices Additions, Cuts Announced

Cisco Systems, Shell and Adobe are the three largest additions to the 2016 Dow Jones Sustainability Indices. to the annual sustainability benchmark. Intel, Samsung Electronics and British American Tobacco are the largest deletions to the annual sustainability benchmark.

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DJSI: Which Firms Made the Cut?

Bank of America, Telefonica and BHP Billiton are the three largest additions to the 2015 Dow Jones Sustainability Indices while Cisco Systems, PepsiCo and Royal Bank of Canada are the three largest deletions (by free-float market capitalization) to the DJSI World this year. S&P Dow Jones Indices and investment specialist … Read more »

E-Stewards Launches Online E-Waste Trading Platform

The Basel Action Network has launched an online trading platform that will allow businesses to recycle used electronics with e-waste recyclers certified to the e-Stewards Standard. The launch of the e-Stewards Marketplace, developed in cooperation with industry leaders and Retrace, a Seattle-based technology company, coincides with E-scrap 2014, the largest electronics … Read more »

Best Buy, Dell, Among EPA’s Electronics Recycling Challenge Leaders

Best Buy, Dell, LG Electronics, Panasonic, Samsung, Sony, Sprint and Staples are among the electronics manufacturers and retailers recognized by the EPA for their achievements in used electronics stewardship under the Sustainable Materials Management (SMM) Electronics Challenge. The companies’ environmental achievements include diverting more than 220,000 metric tons of used … Read more »

GE, McDonald’s, Starbucks, Nike Cut from DJSI World

GE, McDonald’s, Starbucks, Nike Cut from DJSI World

Amgen, Commonwealth Bank of Australia and GlaxoSmithKline are among the new additions to the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices World. Meanwhile Bank of America, General Electric, McDonald’s, Starbucks and Nike are among the companies to get cut from the DJSI World this year. These companies did, however, make the North American … Read more »

LG Electronics

LG TVs Cut Marriott’s CO2 Emissions 1.8M Pounds Annually

LG’s Energy Star-certified TVs installed in Marriott’s US properties since 2011 have reduced CO2 emissions by an estimated 1.8 million pounds annually compared to a non-Energy Star TVs, the company says. That’s equivalent to saving 6.9 million kilowatt-hours of electricity and almost $700,000 in electricity costs over the lifetime of … Read more »

Enerkem

Top 10 Innovating Companies Named

Waste-to-ethanol company Enerkem, organic electronics firm Cambrios Technologies and biopesticides producer Vestaron are the top three innovating companies with the most promising growth areas, according to Lux Reasearch. Analysts selected 10 firms from the 415 they profiled in the third quarter of 2013 whose performance points to a near-term growth … Read more »

Standards & Compliance Briefing: Birds Eye, GMOs, LG’s LCA, Building Commissioning

NSF International will join the Non-GMO Project as a technical administrator in early 2014, offering retail grocers, food growers, manufacturers and restaurants another way to earn the Non-GMO label. The project’s verification process requires ongoing testing of major at-risk ingredients, an action threshold of 0.9 percent, traceability and segregation practices, and … Read more »