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Recyclebank’s Samantha Skey to Address Competitive Couponing at ad:tech San Francisco

Press Release

(3BL Media) San Francisco, CA - April 2, 2012 - Recyclebank®, the company that rewards people for taking everyday green actions with discounts and deals from local and national businesses, today announced Chief Revenue Officer Samantha Skey will lead a session on the evolving landscape of consumer deal hunting at the ad:tech San Francisco conference on Tuesday, April 3.

Sustainia on the Look-out for Top 100 Sustainable Solutions

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(3BL Media) Copenhagen - 28 March 2012 – The Schwarzenegger-backed Sustainia project is gathering 100 solutions for a sustainable tomorrow. Titled Sustainia100, the solutions will be delivered to decision-makers during Rio+20 to inspire discussions. In addition, solutions selected for the Sustainia100 will be registered as nominees for the Sustainia Award. Submissions of projects are open until 20 April via sustainia.me.

Consumers Still Purchasing, But May Not Be "Buying" Companies' Environmental Claims

Most Americans Don’t Believe Companies Are Addressing All Environmental Impacts
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(3BL Media) Boston - March 27, 2012 - Eight-in-ten Americans don’t believe companies are addressing all of their environmental impacts, and only 44 percent trust companies’ green claims. This skepticism may even affect sales. In fact, as many as 77 percent would be willing to boycott if misled, according to the 2012 Cone Green Gap Trend Tracker.

Cradle to Grave – Consumers Expect it All

Canceled IPO, What's Next for Global Stock Markets?

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by Don Shaffer

Once again, we are faced with a “computer glitch” or “technical blip” in the increasingly volatile world of high frequency stock trading.

On Friday, BATS Global Markets, operator of a relatively new stock exchange that has captured 11% of all U.S. trading activity, was forced to withdraw its own IPO and refund all investors because its system crashed in the middle of the first day of trading.

Not only was its own stock offering wiped out, but trading of Apple shares was also halted on its system Friday due to the software problem.

Can High-Bandwidth Communication Help Solve the Problem of Global Warming?

Paul Dickinson, Chair of the Carbon Disclosure Project, believes that it can - by cutting out 50 percent of human transport, drastically reducing the emissions that contribute to climate change.
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Can high-bandwidth communication help solve the problem of global warming? Paul Dickinson, Chair of the Carbon Disclosure Project, believes that it can - by cutting out 50 percent of human transport, drastically reducing the emissions that contribute to climate change.

The Manageable Risks of a Sustainable Supply Chain

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Over the past few decades, the mainstream business world has been on a supply chain journey to drive efficiencies into its procurement functions.  Some of the more notable companies, many of whom we still work within our sustainability consulting today, have seen leverage opportunity in consolidating and even outsourcing what they considered transactional functions and non-critical supply.  Critics now pose the question: have we stretched the cord too thin?

Kimberly-Clark’s Bob Stargel Named One of Savoy Magazine’s Top 100 Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America

Vice President of Global Nonwovens Recognized for Leadership and Influence within Kimberly-Clark and Community
Press Release

(3BL Media) Dallas, TX - March 13, 2012 - Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE: KMB) today announced that Robert N.

What Too Many Builders Have In Common With an X-Hairdresser of Mine, and Rod Tidwell, too

Bad builders complain. Good builders shut up play the game.
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Building a new house means knowing a good builder from a bad builder. In the current building industry that means separating complainers from those who shut up and play the game.

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Building a new house means knowing a good builder from a bad builder. In the current building industry that means separating complainers from those who shut up and play the game.

Cabot Vermont Cheddar Named 'World's Best'

Cabot 50% Reduced Fat Cheddar Also Earns Bragging Rights at 29th Biennial World Championship Cheese Contest
Press Release

(3BL Media) Cabot, VT - March 12, 2012 - The results of the 2012 World Championships are in and the farm family owners of Cabot Creamery Cooperative are smiling proudly.  Cabot Vintage Choice Cheddar, one of the cooperative’s signature Vermont cheeses, was named “World’s Best” at this year’s 29th biennial World Championship Cheese Contest held March 5-7 in Madison, Wisconsin.

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