Our Green News
December 8, 2009
NORFOLK, VA. - Norfolk Southern has joined the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), a non-profit, membership-based organization committed to a prosperous and sustainable future for the nation through cost-efficient and energy-saving green buildings.
November 10, 2009
NORFOLK, VA. - Norfolk Southern Corporation's sustainability initiatives have earned the company recognition as one of 25 green supply chain partners named by Inbound Logistics magazine.
October 22, 2009
NORFOLK, VA. - Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) has enhanced its online carbon footprint analyzer, enabling rail customers to estimate the value of carbon offsets in addition to calculating the environmental benefits of shipping by rail.
September 28, 2009
ALTOONA, PA. - With U.S. Dept. of Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood and Congressman Bill Shuster in attendance, Norfolk Southern today unveiled the latest in alternative energy locomotive technology at its Juniata Locomotive Shop in Altoona, Pa. NS 999 is a prototype 1,500-horsepower switching locomotive that relies solely on rechargeable batteries for power.
September 15, 2009
NORFOLK, VA. - Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) has issued its second annual sustainability report, including the company’s first-ever calculation of its carbon footprint and highlighting achievements in responsible economic, environmental, and social performance.