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RobecoSAM’s Sustainability Yearbook 2016: Who Made the List?

RobecoSAM’s Sustainability Yearbook 2016: Who Made the List?

The world’s most sustainable companies are located in Europe, according to RobecoSAM’s Sustainability Yearbook 2016. The investment specialist today announced which companies made the annual list from each of the 59 industries analyzed. The Yearbook looks back at companies’ sustainability performance in 2015 and includes the best 15 percent per … Read more »

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Wyndham Worldwide Beats Carbon Emissions Goal Six Years Early

Wyndham Worldwide says it reached its carbon emissions goal six years ahead of schedule. The global hospitality company achieved a 20 percent reduction in carbon emissions (measured on a per square foot basis), compared to a 2010 baseline. Since setting its goal in 2010, Wyndham Worldwide has reduced its carbon … Read more »

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Free Tool Compares Hotels’ Water, Carbon Footprints

The hotel industry will be able to compare energy and water use, as well as carbon footprint, using a new tool from the Cornell University Center for Hospitality Research (CHR). Developed by researchers Howard Chong and Eric Ricaurte, the Hotel Sustainability Tool 2015 is available from the CHR at no … Read more »

US Firms Lead 2015 Sustainability Yearbook

US Firms Lead 2015 Sustainability Yearbook

Nine US-based companies including Alcoa, Ball Corp and Wyndham Worldwide won gold medals for sustainability in the 2015 RobecoSAM Sustainability Yearbook. The annual yearbook looks at companies’ sustainability performance in 2014, includes the best 15 percent per industry and ranks them gold, silver or bronze. The top performing company from each … Read more »

Standards & Compliance Briefing: Energy Benchmarking, Low-Voltage DC, Hotels’ ISO 14001

Chicago now recognizes the ASHRAE-Certified Building Energy Assessment Professional as a data verifier credential under the city’s new Energy Benchmarking Ordinance. As a result, BEAP credential holders are eligible to provide professional verification of data for the benchmarking and transparency ordinance, which Chicago adopted last September. Chicago is the only city that requires data … Read more »

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GE, AT&T, Siemens Support Keystone XL

A diverse group of over 150 companies, including AT&T, Motorola, Siemens, Volvo and Wyndham Worldwide, have urged President Obama to approve construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. Companies signing the letter include many one would expect – fossil fuel companies such as Chevron, ConocoPhillips, Exxon Mobil and Shell; utilities such … Read more »

Standards & Compliance Briefing: Plumbing/Heating Pilot, Substances of Very High Concern

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and the Standards Council of Canada have launched pilot projects to facilitate the development of joint Canada-US standards to serve public health and safety objectives in the plumbing/heating and electrotechnical sectors. The pilots will focus on emerging product areas where neither standards nor regulations currently … Read more »

Wyndham Sustainability Report: Normalized CO2 Emissions Drop 5%

Wyndham Sustainability Report: Normalized CO2 Emissions Drop 5%

Hospitality company Wyndham Worldwide reduced its normalized carbon footprint by 5 percent over the course of 2011, according to the company’s latest sustainability report. In 2010, the company produced 0.0098 metric tons of CO2 equivalent per square foot of space. In 2011, this figure dropped to 0.0093. Wyndham is working … Read more »