Hertz Refreshes Green Collection to Meet Customer Demand for Eco Rentals

LONDON - Stringent CO2 Emissions Policy Introduced for Green Cars Which are Make and Model Reservable, an Industry First

PUMA Supports Environmental Movie ‘HOME’

HERZOGENAURACH, Germany - Sportlifestyle company PUMA supports the environmental movie “HOME,” directed by Yann Arthus-Bertrand, photographer and author of “Earth From Above”, and produced by Luc Besson. The movie will be released worldwide on 5 June 2009 — the World Environment Day — in cinemas, on DVD, and for free on television and the Internet. Through the PUMAVision category puma.creative PUMA will endorse showings of the movie in cultural institutions in Africa and beyond.

Grid Development Essential for Romanian Wind Industry’s Growth

BUCHAREST - “Wind energy will be key for us to reach our 2020 renewables target,” Alexandru Sandulescu from the Romanian Ministry of Economy told delegates at a European workshop on the integration of wind energy in Romania this morning. The workshop was organised by the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA), the Romania Wind Energy Association (RWEA) and the Centre for the Promotion of Clean and Efficient Energy in Romania (ENERO).

EcoSecurities Registers the Largest Project Under the Gold Standard

DUBLIN - EcoSecurities, a leading company in the business of sourcing, developing, and trading carbon credits from greenhouse gas emission reduction projects, announces the registration of the Rotor Elektrik Uretim wind farm in Osmaniye, Turkey, under the Gold Standard in May 2009.

“Aristotle Onassis Prize for the Protection of the Environment”

HAMBURG, Germany - International Environmental Prize to be Awarded in Future in Hamburg

City Mayor Ole von Beust, City Senator for the Environment Anja Hajduk and Foundation President Anthony S. Papadimitriou today announced the future awarding of “Aristotle Onassis Prize for the Protection of the Environment”, speaking at Hamburg City Hall. The prize is endowed by the Alexander S. Onassis Public Benefit Foundation and is to be awarded in Hamburg every two years for “outstanding contributions towards protecting and improving the environment, including the long-term economical use of energy”. The first award will be in autumn 2010, and the prize may be given to individuals or organisations of all kinds, other than politicians or political parties. It is one of the highest-endowed environmental prizes in the world, carrying an award of EUR 250,000.

Hain Celestial UK Cited As No. 1 Green Food and Drink Company in Britain


The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: HAIN), a leading natural and organic products company, today announced the selection of Hain Celestial UK as a recipient of The Sunday Times Best Green Companies Award 2009 with the rank of No. 1 in the food and drink sector. In overall rankings the Company jumped up 31 places into the top 10 this year due to an impressive menu of initiatives to limit its impact on the environment. According to the second annual “Sunday Times Green List” published with The Sunday Times on Sunday, May 24, in overall rankings Hain Celestial UK scored tops in its field among 60 companies recognized for their efforts to reduce waste and educate employees on the best and most efficient recycling methods.

Hawker Beechcraft Sets Industry Standard for Sustainability

GENEVA - Hawker Beechcraft Corporation (HBC) is taking the lead in sustainability among aircraft manufacturing companies. HBC organized the formation of the Wichita Sustainability Coalition, implemented a sustainability program throughout all areas of its business and expanded its company recycling program. In addition, the Beechcraft Bonanza G36 was the first to fly on Swift Sustainable Fuel and among the first to fly on unleaded fuel.

Golden Era for Supermicro Green Storage Solutions

SAN JOSE, California - Gold Level (93%+ efficiency*) 1200-watt Redundant Power Supplies

Super Micro Computer, Inc. (Nasdaq: SMCI), a leader in application-optimized, high-performance server solutions, today announced that its latest generation of enhanced, high-capacity storage chassis with Gold Level certified 1200-watt redundant power supplies are shipping in volume. These chassis feature Supermicro’s advanced cooling subsystem designs to deliver optimal system efficiency and TCO by reducing customers’ energy bills.

Geico’s Self-Sustainable Paintshop

MILAN - With paint shops being the biggest consumers of power in assembly plants, the challenge in an increasingly energy-hungry world is to make them more efficient.

Finland Moves Towards a Bioeconomy With its Natural Resource Strategy

HELSINKI - In Finland, leaders in various fields have taken up the challenge presented by the increasing use of natural resources. Jointly, they have set out to find an answer to the question of how to use natural resources to enhance both national competitiveness and global responsibility. One result of this cooperation is the Natural Resource Strategy for Finland, a unique effort on a global scale. The strategy work was coordinated by Sitra, the Finnish Innovation Fund, in collaboration with a wide range of national actors.

The Global Green Portal Launched

NEW YORK - A worldwide green global portal, www.EcoSeed.org, was officially launched today by Global Content & Research Ltd. after a short beta launch period. The website is dedicated solely to serve the worldwide evolving “green” community and will provide worldwide access to global green news, green business, green finance and many other important green subjects.

Aveda Sets Groundbreaking Standard in Sustainability for Beauty Industry

LONDON - Aveda Earns Cradle to Cradle Endorsement and Certification from Experts Braungart & McDonough

Newell Rubbermaid Office Products Adds Environmentally Friendly Products to Flagship Paper Mate Brand Line-up

ATLANTA - Favorite writing essentials contain up to 80-percent recycled content

Newell Rubbermaid’s (NYSE: NWL) Office Products Group today announced the launch of a new line of writing essentials made of recycled materials from its flagship Paper Mate(R) brand. Flexgrip Ultra(R) ballpoint pens, Write Bros.(R) ballpoint pens and DryLine(R) Grip correction tape are now available in updated versions made of up to 80-percent recycled materials. While more environmentally friendly, these products offer the same reliability and performance as the previous generation.

Sensitech Announces ‘Green Solutions’ Recycling Program

BEVERLY, Massachusetts - In celebration of Earth Day 2009, Sensitech Inc., the global leader in cold-chain visibility solutions, introduces a “Green Solutions” Recycling Program to promote the return of all time/temperature data collection instruments for recycling. Sensitech is a wholly owned subsidiary of Carrier Corp., a business unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).

Fisker Automotive to Receive Additional US$85M for Development of Plug-In Hybrid Cars

IRVINE, California - Fisker Automotive, Inc., a leading producer of advanced green technology automobiles, announced today it has entered into definitive agreements to receive an additional US$85 million in venture capital funding for the development and manufacturing of its Karma plug-in hybrid automobiles. The financing is expected to be completed this month and will be the fourth and largest investment round since the company’s inception in August 2007.

Team of Experts Announces Groundbreaking Energy Efficiency Retrofit Project at Empire State Building

NEW YORK - World’s most famous office building’s more than US$500 million upgrade program to incorporate comprehensive project with goal to reduce energy use by nearly 40 percent

Experts Gather to Save the Ocean

MAUI, Hawaii - The World’s First Conference on Marine Protected Areas for Marine
Mammals Begins

Comanche Clean Energy to Present at Brean Murray Carret & Co. Global Resources & Infrastructure Conference

SAO PAULO - Comanche Clean Energy (”Comanche” or the “Company”), a Brazil-based
producer of ethanol and biodiesel, announced today that it will participate
in Brean Murray Carret & Co.’s Global Resources & Infrastructure Conference
at the Park Hyatt Hotel in Zurich, Switzerland on Monday, March 30. The
Company’s presentation is scheduled to begin at 8am local time. Tom Cauchois,
Comanche’s Chairman, is scheduled to speak.

PetroAlgae Wins Sustainable Biofuels Award at World Biofuels Markets Event

BRUSSELS - In a gala event including the world’s foremost leaders in biofuels,
PetroAlgae (OTC Bulletin Board: PALG) last night was presented the
Sustainable Biofuels Technology Award in the Technology Supplier category at
the 2009 World Biofuels Markets in Brussels.

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