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Urgent Couriers has been performing some impressive feats when it comes to sustainability. For one, it’s become the first major transport company to receive carbon neutral certification under Landcare Research’s carboNZero programme. Not bad for a company with a 25 percent share of the Auckland fast delivery market. Now its Auckland managing director, Steve Bonnici, has received a major Clean Air Achievement Award for his initiatives in reducing carbon emissions.

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Bank of America might be under enormous financial strain, but when it comes to carbon at least, it appears to be doing well. That’s according to the 2011 edition of the annual Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) Global 500 report, which examines carbon reduction activities at the world’s largest public corporations. Bank of America shared the top spot with Cisco Systems, followed by Honda and Sony at joint second place. Bayer, BMW and SAP took an equal share of third place.

Environmental activist, lawyer and famous son, Robert Kennedy Jr says the best argument for environmental protection is neither moral nor scientific—it’s economic.