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Monthly Archives: May 2011

23 05, 2011

CDP Outperforms DJSI

By | 2011-05-23T22:25:43-07:00 May 23rd, 2011|Environmental Blog|

The Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes (DJSI) was launched in 1999. Upon launch, the DJSI was the first global indexes tracking the financial performance of the leading sustainability-driven companies worldwide. In partnership with Sustainable Asset Management (SAM), the DJSI assesses companies on their identified risks and opportunities arising from sustainability and climate change issues. Companies are [...]

19 05, 2011

The Sustainability Sweet Spot– 5 Steps to Sustainability Success

By | 2011-05-19T20:34:40-07:00 May 19th, 2011|Environmental Blog|

Sustainability is often referred to as the “sweet spot” of the triple bottom line; i.e., it is the intersection of strategies focused on people, planet and performance (also referred to as profit).  In order to discover this sweet spot, it is important to understand that sustainability is a journey, a process and a cycle which [...]

17 05, 2011

Adelphi University Again Commits to Wind Power

By | 2011-05-17T15:20:33-07:00 May 17th, 2011|News|

Adelphi University Supports Renewable Energy and Again Commits to Offset 100 Percent of its Electricity with Wind Power Adelphi University, a leader in the area of energy conservation and a green environment, is continuing its commitment to renewable energy by offsetting 100 percent of the electricity consumed at its Garden City campus with the purchase [...]

9 05, 2011

Accredited Providers Offer Response Check for CDP Respondents

By | 2011-05-09T20:05:38-07:00 May 9th, 2011|Environmental Blog|

Last month, the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) introduced Response Check for the 2011 CDP Investor Questionnaire. Its goal is to improve the completeness of the 2011 CDP Investor Questionnaire by providing a structured, low-cost, high-value service offered globally through their CDP Accredited Partners. CDP encourages reporting companies to use the Response Check service prior to [...]

6 05, 2011

EPA Ranks Renewable Energy Providers

By | 2011-05-06T18:02:20-07:00 May 6th, 2011|Environmental Blog|

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) sent out a newsletter last week that recognized and thanked the green power suppliers that have provided renewable energy credits (RECs) to the most EPA Green Power Partnership members. Renewable Choice has been working with this program since its inception and we are proud to be a part of [...]

5 05, 2011

NSAA Launches New Climate Challenge Program

By | 2011-05-05T20:41:28-07:00 May 5th, 2011|Environmental Blog|

The National Ski Areas Association (NSAA) has added a carbon emissions reduction competition to its Sustainable Slopes program. With the launch of the Climate Challenge program, NSAA has increased its efforts to bring visibility, recognition and focus to the challenge of measuring and reducing greenhouse gases at ski areas and resorts.  In fact, I’m at [...]

3 05, 2011

Eight Ski Areas Sign On to the Climate Challenge

By | 2011-05-03T15:05:14-07:00 May 3rd, 2011|News|

Ski Resorts Embrace Climate Challenge Lakewood, CO - The National Ski Areas Association (NSAA) has announced that eight member ski areas have stepped up to take on the 2011 Climate Challenge. - May 3rd, 2011 The Challenge provides an opportunity for resorts looking to complete a carbon inventory to leverage the technical expertise of the [...]