Our Green News

September 7, 2011

Norfolk Southern 2011 report details strengthened connections through corporate sustainability

NORFOLK, VA. - Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) has made significant strides in its corporate sustainability program, including achieving nearly 40 percent of its five-year greenhouse gas emissions reduction goal during the first year.

June 20, 2011

Trees and trains: Norfolk Southern and GreenTrees launch conservation program that's good for business, good for the environment

YAZOO CITY, MISS. -- Underscoring its leadership in "conservation capitalism" -- the growing understanding that environmental progress and American business are closely linked -- Norfolk Southern signed a $5.6 million, five-year reforestation and carbon sequestration agreement with GreenTrees LLC and planted a ceremonial first tree at the Rick Lowery Farm here today.

April 29, 2011

Norfolk Southern receives its 11th TRANSCAER National Achievement Award

NORFOLK, VA. - Norfolk Southern Corporation has earned the TRANSCAER (Transportation Community Awareness and Emergency Response) National Achievement Award for 2010. This is the eleventh time - and the ninth consecutive year - that Norfolk Southern has earned the award that recognizes extraordinary achievement in support of efforts to prepare communities to respond to a possible hazardous materials transportation incident.

March 11, 2011

Norfolk Southern named to list of America’s 100 best corporate citizens

NORFOLK, VA - Norfolk Southern has been named to Corporate Responsibility Magazine's 100 Best Corporate Citizens List for 2011. Norfolk Southern ranked 79th on the magazine's 12th annual list. This is the third time NS has been on the list.

February 25, 2011

Norfolk Southern headquarters earns EPA’s ENERGY STAR® for superior energy efficiency

NORFOLK, VA. - Norfolk Southern's Arnold B. McKinnon headquarters building has earned the 2010 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's ENERGY STAR®, the national symbol for protecting the environment through energy efficiency.