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Ten Canadian companies have made it on to this year's list of the 100 most sustainable companies in the world. The annual Global 100 list, compiled by research company Corporate Knights, ranks major corporations using a wide range of factors including relative energy and water consumption, carbon emissions, waste production and several corporate governance issues such as the number of women on the board and CEO compensation relative to average employees.
2012-10-22 - HDS International, a green technology company providing renewable energy and eco-sustainability solutions, announced the formation of a Canadian-based subsidiary, HDS Energy and Ecosystems NB, , headquartered in Saint John, New Brunswick. HDS Energy and Ecosystems NB will be responsible for HDS International's business and research and development interests in the province. The subsidiary was established to facilitate HDS International's sales, marketing, grant application, and other business development efforts within the Province, as well as in response to certain potential customer requirements in the Province.
2012-07-05 - Hydro-Québec, in collaboration with the French National Research Centre, signed a licensing deal with Bathium Canada to use lithium iron phosphate in the manufacture of electric vehicle batteries. Bathium, a subsidiary of France’s Bollore industrial group, will have the exclusive world rights to patents related to lithium iron phosphate in the manufacture of lithium-metal-polymer batteries.
2012-02-20 - Mustus Energy will be working with Lockheed Martin to build a new 41.5 MW biomass-fuelled power generation plant in La Crete, Alberta. Lockheed Martin will manage the construction of the plant, which is planned to commence this spring. The biomass facility is expected to begin commercial operations by the fall of 2013, and will provide base-load electrical power to the Alberta grid.
2011-11-23 - Mining company Vale says its plan to reduce sulphur dioxide emissions in Sudbury will create 1,300 new jobs. Angie Robson, speaking for the company, said Vale's $2 billion Atmospheric Emissions Reduction project will create many new jobs and reduce Vale's emissions by 70%. The project is expected to be approved by Vale's board of directors by the end of the year.
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