Facebook and Greenpeace end feud over renewable energy

15 12 2011

Social network megalith Facebook has announced it will work with Greenpeace to promote clean energy ending a feud between the two. Facebook announced today (December 15) it will collaborate on the promotion of renewable energy, encourage major utilities to develop renewables and develop programmes to help its estimated 850m users save energy. The news comes […]

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Energy Aid Founded by IBM and Practical Action Launches to Provide Universal Energy Access

5 12 2011

IBM (NYSE: IBM) and international development charity Practical Action today announce the launch of Energy Aid, a new global charity with a mission to provide sustainable energy for those who have limited or no access for heating, lighting, cooking, communications and mechanical work.Energy Aid recognizes that improved access to energy can be a route out […]

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Nokia helps endangered turtles as part of ‘Take-Back’ recycling campaign

5 12 2011

200 environmentally friendly mobile phone users get the chance to adopt a turtle as part of EWS’s Marine Turtle Conservation Project. Nokia and Emirates Wildlife Society in association with WWF (EWS-WWF), a leading regional not-for-profit environmental organization, have joined forces to spearhead a month-long campaign to raise awareness of the region’s Marine Turtle Conservation Project. […]

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Schneider Electric triumphs at Gigaton Awards ceremony during UN climate change talks

3 12 2011

The Carbon War Room, The Gigaton Throwdown, and the World Climate Summit today awarded Schneider Electric Gigaton Awards for outstanding business leadership in action to reduce carbon usage, along with Suntech, Tesco, Phillips, Swisscom, and Centrica. The Gigaton Awards are designed to inspire and challenge businesses to run their business in the most carbon efficient […]

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The Coca-Cola Company Joins (RED) to Help Eliminate AIDS

1 12 2011

Partnership will benefit the Global Fund to help bring about an AIDS-free generation by 2015. ATLANTA, Dec. 1, 2011 – The Coca-Cola Company today announced a multi-year partnership with (RED) to raise awareness and money for the Global Fund’s efforts to virtually eliminate mother-to-child transmission of HIV by 2015. The partnership includes an initial commitment […]

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