U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Recognizes Bank of America for Climate Change Leadership


Dateline City: CHARLOTTE, N.C. First Financial Institution to Receive Organizational Leadership Award; Addresses Accomplishments Across the Company The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized Bank of America for exceptional leadership in response to climate change. The announcement was made today at the EPA 2015 Climate Read more [...]

German business climate improves for first time since April — business live


All the latest business and economics news, as weak euro and lower oil prices boost German business sentiment. The global picture looks darker, though.Latest: German IFO beats expectationsEarlier: Global business confidence hits five-year low since 2009Firms fear worsening global outlook, rate rises, geopolitics....Spanish 10-year yields hit record low below 2% Continue reading... Business | The Guardian Read more [...]

Bank of America Recognized for Climate Change Leadership


Dateline City: CHARLOTTE, N.C. Company Named a Top Financial Services Company in the CDP S&P 500 Report, DJSI North America, The Banker, and Bloomberg World’s Greenest Bank Rankings Bank of America was recognized recently in four prominent sustainability rankings and awards that measure, rank and report on the performance of companies Read more [...]

Business came out on top during Climate Week


Climate Week might have been a wash out politically, but significant progress was made in the business discussionsRhetoric and reality at the United Nations climate summitApple CEO Tim Cook at Climate Week: the time for inaction has passedWhat businesses need to know about the latest climate science Continue reading... Business | The Guardian Read more [...]

Violence and climate change in prehistoric Egypt and Sudan


Renée Friedman, curator, British Museum What started off two years ago as a rearrangement of a few cases in the Early Egypt Gallery (Room 64) to highlight new acquisitions has, thanks to the generosity of Raymond and Beverly Sackler, developed into a full-blown refurbishment with new themes and displays throughout. This has also given us the opportunity to integrate some of the recent research into the early, formative periods of Egyptian civilisation and present our better understanding of it. Read more [...]

Honeywell Will Help Reduce Climate Impact Of Refrigerators And Freezers In China


Honeywell will help reduce the climate impact of refrigerators and freezers in China under a grant agreement signed on July 8, 2014 between the U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) and Midea, a leading China-based manufacturer of home appliances. The project will focus on Honeywell Solstice® Liquid Blowing Agent (LBA), which allows appliance insulation to expand and provides the majority of the resulting foam’s excellent insulating properties. Solstice LBA has a global warming potential Read more [...]

Obama hopes to win over voters with renewed focus on climate change


President Obama capped a weeklong focus on climate change with a push for greater energy efficiency, a pitch particularly attuned to reaching two groups: big-dollar donors in the green movement and activists once inspired by his 2008 ambition to heal the planet. Both groups will play a role…
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