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Early .Green backer fights three other applicants for domain name

The green domain space gets crowded. Competition to run the top level domain .green is heating up (and heating up is not a word revered by the green community). Four companies have submitted applications to ICANN to run the domain name: DotGreen Community, Inc., Demand Media, Top Level Domain Holdings, and Afilias

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Protection for ancestral domains urged

LAGAWE, Ifugao — The chairman of the House committee on national cultural communities demanded President Benigno S. Aquino III to hand down a moratorium on mining to spare indigenous peoples from being displaced from their ancestral domain and to help the nationwide effort to preserve and protect the state of the environment.

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Greenbiz, UL Environment Introduce Sweeping Sustainability Standard for Companies

As it stands, there is no reliable way to judge the sustainability of a company. Sustainability is, of course, a subjective thing, and one whose definition changes depending on the industry. But that hasn’t stopped Greenbiz and UL Environment from teaming up to generate ULE 880 , a sweeping standard that aims to define sustainability metrics for manufacturing businesses–companies that …

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Introducing ULE 880 – Sustainability for Manufacturing Organizations

Today, a new sustainability standard for companies is being released for public comment: ULE 880 – Sustainability for Manufacturing Organizations, a partnership between UL Environment , a division of Underwriters Laboratories, and my colleagues at GreenBiz.com.

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Infosys supports Air Liquide with Business Process Standardisation in Europe

Air Liquide, the world leader in gases for industry, health and the environment, confirmed the successful completion of its European process harmonisation and SAP implementation program for ALBV, its subsidiary in The Netherlands with the help of Infosys Technologies, The deployment was completed in seven months, making it one of the fastest implementations at any Air Liquide subsidiary.

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DENR chief seen as too pro-mining by green groups (Philippine Daily Inquirer)

Environmental activists asked Malacañang to think twice or many times over on its choice of a secretary for the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), saying Undersecretary Horacio Ramos has been too fixated on mining and not much on environmental protection.

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