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Consumers Energy Foundation Contributes $150,000 to Provide Access for Free Tax Assistance, Support 2-1-1

Help Available for Customers Paying Final Winter Heating Bills
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JACKSON, Mich., March 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The Consumers Energy Foundation announced today that it has contributed $150,000 to support free tax preparation services and Michigan’s 2-1-1 network– resources that help families and individuals statewide as they receive their final heating bills from this winter.

The Balance: Orvis Video Shows Why We Must Act Now to Save the Everglades

Unless We Act NOW The Everglades Will Be Lost: But There's Still Time to Save It!
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Orvis has made protecting the Everglades the focus of our conservation efforts this year, and our CEO, Perk Perkins, has been leading the charge by taking out a full-page ad in the Miami Herald,

Register Today for Early Bird Pricing!

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Early Bird registration is now open for U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation's 2017 Circular Economy Summit, From Aspiration to Implementation, on June 26-28 in Washington, D.C. Register today to save your spot!

AkzoNobel and MasterPeace Join Forces to Color 100 "Walls of Connection"

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March 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ - People living in more than 40 countries around the world are to benefit from a partnership between AkzoNobel and global peace movement MasterPeace which will involve painting 100 walls. 

Launched today in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, the Let's Colour Walls of Connection initiative aims to inspire and energize cities around the world and make people's lives more liveable and inspiring.

Elevating Sustainability Reporting to Common Practice: Close-Up with GRI's Judy Kuszewski

Sharing a history with GRI since its founding days, the new Chair of the GRI Global Sustainability Standards Board (GSSB) Judy Kuszewski shares her views on reporting then, now and tomorrow.
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We got a chance to ask the newly appointed Chair of GRI's Global Sustainability Standards Board (GSSB) Judy Kuszewski about GSSB’s future plans as well as the challenges facing corporate reporting today. 
 

Ecolab, Trucost and Microsoft Collaborate to Help Businesses Address Water Risks

Expanded Water Risk Monetizer helps business respond to water availability and quality challenges
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St. Paul, Minn., March 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The Water Risk Monetizer, industry’s first publicly available financial modeling tool that enables businesses to factor current and future water risks into decision making, now incorporates water quality into its site-specific risk analysis to provide a more comprehensive risk assessment. The enhanced tool helps businesses understand the impact of water quantity and quality on their operations, and gives them the insights they need to make more sustainable business decisions.

Arrow Helps Students Learn Innovation through Technology Education, Competitions

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Arrow Electronics firmly believes that innovation is a skill set that can be taught. And that’s why we actively partner with technology-education organizations and competitions that inspire the leaders of tomorrow. Our goal is to encourage students of all ages to find the innovator inside themselves by looking Five Years Out

A few examples of technology-education programs that Arrow proudly supports include: 
 

Citigroup Uses Ethicist to Guide Corporate Decision Making - The Minute

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Following the financial meltdown of 2008, many steps have been taken to prevent a similar crisis, among them the Dodd-Frank bill and a red alert attitude at the Federal Reserve. Big bank Citigroup has come up with its own, innovative solution: a company ethicist. The position is filled by Dr. David Miller, a former banker turned theology student who is now a Princeton professor.

How Having a Heart is Good for Business

AkzoNobel’s Human Cities Initiative Touched 9 million Lives in 2016
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Companies that balance their economic goals with societal goals will find that they are able to achieve greater success than if they were focused on profit alone. AkzoNobel has a long history of giving back to the community – it’s just in our DNA – and it’s what gives us momentum to do great things as a company.

Las Vegas Sands Properties around the World Prepare for Week of Events to Support Global Climate Action

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Las Vegas Sands’ properties throughout Asia and the US are once again planning a number of events during a one-week period to drive awareness of climate change and to encourage others to do their part to minimize their impact on the environment. The week-long events will commence the week of March 20th, leading up to Earth Hour on March 25th when all properties will go dark by shutting off exterior non-essential lighting.

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