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Accountability-central.com AC Alert for January 7, 2013 "Sandy" Overshadows Growing Concern on US Drought

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The people living in the Sandy-ravaged Northeastern US states won't believe it for one second, but almost two-thirds of the continental USA is suffering from drought or near drought conditions. A lack of rainfall over the past year has left lakes and rivers dry, and government officials and farmers perplexed as to what comes next. The drought conditions haven't grabbed the headlines -- understandably so in light of Sandy's severity and the proximity of major media to the storm --but neither can they be ignored.

The Rat is Back

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By Bahar Gidwani

Yes, the twelve foot inflatable labor rat has returned to my neighborhood.  This time “Scabby” (the blog “Mental Floss” says Scabby is the labor rat’s name) visited my local grocery store.

Four Predictions for Social Impact in 2013

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Here at Cone Communications, we're constantly keeping our eye on what's new and innovative so we can keep you informed of the need-to-know insights.

13 Conferences for 2013 - Plus 17 More!

Here's a list of our top choices for conferences in 2013
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Having trouble deciding which conferences to attend this year? Following you’ll find a list of our top 13 conferences for 2013 – plus 17 more! These conferences are focused on CSR, Sustainability, Corporate Volunteering and/or Philanthropy. Let us know where you’re going to be – hopefully we’ll see you there!

Note: Even with 30 conferences listed, there are likely to be some that we missed. Please help us make our list more accurate. You can comment at the end of this article or contact us directly at contact@realizedworth.com.

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Having trouble deciding which conferences to attend this year? Following you’ll find a list of our top 13 conferences for 2013 – plus 17 more! These conferences are focused on CSR, Sustainability, Corporate Volunteering and/or Philanthropy. Let us know where you’re going to be – hopefully we’ll see you there!

Note: Even with 30 conferences listed, there are likely to be some that we missed. Please help us make our list more accurate. You can comment at the end of this article or contact us directly at contact@realizedworth.com.

Extended Producer Responsibility

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. at COMMIT!Forum 2012, Part 9
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Robert F. Kennedy Jr. sat down with Video4Good at the 2012 COMMIT!Forum in New York.  In an extended interview, Kennedy discusses his career in the environmental movement and the impacts of business on the planet.  He explores the roots of environmental problems, analyzes the current situation and offers solutions for creating a healthy, prosperous future for society and the natural world.

Earning by Conserving

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. at COMMIT!Forum 2012, Part 6
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Robert F. Kennedy Jr. sat down with Video4Good at the 2012 COMMIT!Forum in New York.  In an extended interview, Kennedy discusses his career in the environmental movement and the impacts of business on the planet.  He explores the roots of environmental problems, analyzes the current situation and offers solutions for creating a healthy, prosperous future for society and the natural world.

Zurich Donates More Than $153,000 to Make-A-Wish of Metro New York

With the more than $150 thousand donation, Zurich will grant 18 wishes this holiday season
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In honor of Zurich’s 100-year anniversary of insuring America, the company held a fundraiser for the Make-A-Wish Foundation on December 11 at The Plaza in New York City.  Since 1980, the Foundation has given hope, strength and joy to more than 250,000 children with life-threatening medical conditions around the world, and Zurich wanted to help the organization continue this success by offering a donation.

Duke Power and Coal

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. at COMMIT!Forum 2012, Part 5
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Robert F. Kennedy Jr. sat down with Video4Good at the 2012 COMMIT!Forum in New York.  In an extended interview, Kennedy discusses his career in the environmental movement and the impacts of business on the planet.  He explores the roots of environmental problems, analyzes the current situation and offers solutions for creating a healthy, prosperous future for society and the natural world.

Investing in the Environment

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. at COMMIT!Forum 2012, Part 3
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Robert F. Kennedy Jr. sat down with Video4Good at the 2012 COMMIT!Forum in New York.  In an extended interview, Kennedy discusses his career in the environmental movement and the impacts of business on the planet.  He explores the roots of environmental problems, analyzes the current situation and offers solutions for creating a healthy, prosperous future for society and the natural world.

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