CSR Minute: Pinnacle West Noted by Dow Jones Sustainability Index and Corporate Responsibility Magazine; Toray Plastics Opens Solar Farm

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CSR Minute: Pinnacle West Noted by Dow Jones Sustainability Index and Corporate Responsibility Magazine; Toray Plastics Opens Solar Farm

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The CSR Minute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsibility news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.

Wednesday, November 2, 2011 - 11:30am

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Pinnacle West Capital Corporation, the parent company of Arizona Public Service, has been recognized for its sustainability and corporate responsibility practices. The company was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for the seventh consecutive year, and as number 15 on the list of 100 Best Corporate Citizens by Corporate Responsibility magazine. Pinnacle West’s efforts include generating electricity from renewable resources and enlisting innovative smart grid technologies.

Toray Plastics America has completed a 445-kilowatt solar farm on its 70-acre campus in North Kingston, Rhode Island. The three-acre farm will generate 625 megawatt hours of electricity annually, reducing the company’s carbon dioxide emissions by 340 tons per year. With 1,650 photovoltaic panels, the solar farm is the largest in Rhode Island. Toray is an extruder of performance polypropylene, polyester, and bio-based films for packaging and industrial applications.

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