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May 29, 2013, 08:25 ET
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Projeto REDD de compensação de carbono no Parque Nacional Cordillera Azul do Peru recebe certificados de validação e de verificação da SCS Global Services

O projeto de compensação de carbono "Reduzindo Emissões do Desmatamento e da Degradação Florestal (REDD -- Reducing...

May 28, 2013, 20:47 ET
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REDD Carbon Offset Project in Peru's Cordillera Azul National Park Earns Double Validation and Verification from SCS Global Services

A "Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD)" carbon offset project in Peru's Cordillera Azul National Park has earned...

May 28, 2013, 09:00 ET
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SCS Global Services Certifies Unifi's REPREVE® Recycled Polyester Yarn and PET Resins as "Responsible Source" Products

 SCS Global Services (SCS) announced that Unifi Manufacturing, Inc., a leading producer of multi-filament polyester, nylon textured yarns, and...

May 23, 2013, 09:00 ET
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Marketing Specialist Joins SCS Global Services' Environmental Certification Services Division

 SCS Global Services (SCS), a third party verifier of environmental and sustainability certification, is pleased to announce the expansion of...

May 22, 2013, 09:30 ET

Successful Summer Gatherings Start with OFF!® Products

Entertaining at home is on the rise1, and Americans are venturing out to their lawns, patios and balconies to relish each square foot their...

May 21, 2013, 09:15 ET
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Canadian Atlantic Halibut Fishery Earns Marine Stewardship Council Certification from SCS

The Canadian Atlantic halibut fishery managed by Canada's Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) has been awarded Marine Stewardship Council...

May 20, 2013, 08:50 ET
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Biofuel Producer Green Plains Renewable Energy Earns International Sustainability & Carbon Certification (ISCC) from SCS Global Services

Omaha-based biofuel producer Green Plains Renewable Energy has qualified for recognition under the International Sustainability & Carbon...

May 17, 2013, 10:51 ET

Racine Public Library Honors SC Johnson as a Champion of Literacy

 Yesterday, the Racine Public Library named Fisk Johnson, SC Johnson's Chairman and CEO, "Friend of the Library," their highest honor. Johnson...

May 14, 2013, 09:30 ET

SC Johnson Celebrates 15 Years of Preserving Brazil's Natural Resources

Last month, SC Johnson celebrated 15 years of commitment to preserving the Brazilian Caatinga Region, the ecoregion located in northeast Brazil....

May 09, 2013, 09:30 ET

SC Johnson Introduces Ziploc® Brand Compostable Bags

 New Ziploc® Brand Compostable Bags are the latest offering from SC Johnson, providing compostable storage solutions that help reduce...

May 06, 2013, 16:12 ET
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Frank Lloyd Wright's "Usonia" Now on Display at SC Johnson

Today, SC Johnson unveils Usonia: Frank Lloyd Wright's Vision Of The American Home, a new, free exhibit at The SC Johnson Gallery: At Home with...

May 02, 2013, 09:30 ET

SC Johnson Honored for Setting a New Standard for Global Corporate Leadership

Last evening, SC Johnson, the 127-year-old family company, received the Visionary Award for Leadership and Governance award from the...

Apr 26, 2013, 09:30 ET

SC Johnson Recognized for Excellence in Ethical Business Leadership

Today, SC Johnson is being awarded an Ethical Business Leadership Award from Concordia University Wisconsin (CUW). Members of the faculty and...

Apr 18, 2013, 12:02 ET
Exploded view model of Frank Lloyd Wright's first Usonian house, Jacobs House I,  in Madison, Wis.  (Collection Milwaukee Art Museum) Visitors can see the model at The SC Johnson Gallery: At Home with Frank Lloyd Wright, located at the SC Johnson campus in Racine, Wis., beginning Friday, May 3, 2013. Photo courtesy Mark Hertzberg.  (PRNewsFoto/SC Johnson)

"Usonia" Unveiled at The SC Johnson Gallery: At Home with Frank Lloyd Wright

RACINE, Wis., April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Frank Lloyd Wright, one of the world's most celebrated architects, and SC Johnson, the family...

Apr 17, 2013, 10:58 ET
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A Costa Rica dá sinal verde para que a SCS Global Services verifique as emissões e a neutralidade do carbono sob a iniciativa ambiciosa de neutralidade do carbono

A SCS Global Services (SCS) foi credenciada pelo governo da Costa Rica como órgão de verificação de emissão de carbono,...

Apr 16, 2013, 21:51 ET
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Costa Rica da el visto bueno a SCS Global Services para la verificación de huellas de carbono y neutralidad del carbono en el marco de una ambiciosa iniciativa para alcanzar la carbono neutralidad

SCS Global Services (SCS) obtuvo la acreditación del gobierno de Costa Rica como entidad verificadora de la huella de carbono en el marco de...

Apr 16, 2013, 17:02 ET
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Costa Rica Gives SCS Global Services Go-Ahead to Verify Carbon Footprints and Carbon Neutrality under Ambitious Carbon Neutrality Initiative

SCS Global Services (SCS) has earned accreditation from the Costa Rican government as a carbon footprint verification body under its ambitious new...

Apr 09, 2013, 16:44 ET
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This Mother's Day Give The Gift Of A Good Night's Rest

Even before  President Woodrow Wilson declared Mother's Day a national holiday in 1914 mothers have been asking for the same thing –...

Apr 02, 2013, 09:00 ET
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First Green Squared® Ceramic Tile Certification in Italy Issued by SCS Global Services to Cooperativa Ceramica d'Imola

SCS Global Services (SCS), a leading third-party certifier in the green building industry, announced it has issued Green Squared®...

Apr 01, 2013, 08:30 ET

SC Johnson divulga novo relatório de sustentabilidade: a companhia reforça a busca por opções verdes e sustentáveis

A empresa de capital fechado SC Johnson divulgou hoje o relatório público e anual de 2012 sobre sustentabilidade...