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Carlson Wagonlit Travel’s New CEO Confirms His Strong Commitment to Responsible Business

Fourth annual sustainability report released.
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Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT), a confirmed responsible business leader in the travel industry, today released its fourth annual Responsible Business Report. The report shows how CWT is leading as an ethical and socially responsible company. It also highlights unique and personal stories from employees around the world, showing how they are bringing responsible business to life inside the company.

What’s Driving Electric Cars Into the Mainstream? Plenty

Financial inducements, lower battery costs and more charging options will help electric vehicles take over the road.
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Many electric vehicle owners love their ride, considering it their dream car. They enthusiastically share tips on, say, how to drive more electric miles.

GM Dominates the Top 10 in Study of Most American-Made Vehicles

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DETROIT, June 20, 2016 /3BL Media/ - For the fourth consecutive year, Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac vehicles are the leaders of the Made in America Automotive Index produced by American University’s Kogod School of Business.

The Buick Enclave, Chevrolet Traverse and GMC Acadia together tied for No. 1, while 17 other General Motors vehicles ranked in the Top 10.

Georgia Department of Transportation Board Endorses Innovative, Safe and Sustainable Demonstrations on The Ray C. Anderson Memorial Highway Paving the Way for Sustainable Transportation Innovation

The Ray Will Become a Proving Ground for Safer, Smarter Highway Mobility
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The Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) State Transportation Board yesterday passed a resolution endorsing a project of The Ray C. Anderson Foundation, The Ray, to re-imagine our highway system into one that is safer and more sustainable.

The Ray, officially known as the Ray C. Anderson Memorial Highway, is an 18-mile corridor on Interstate 85 that connects exits 1 and 18 – from West Point, Ga., to LaGrange Ga.

Sustainability For Hotels Is No Longer Just About Hanging Your Towel On the Door

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Soap for Hope™, Sealed Air’s soap recycling and repurposing program, has become a key element in hotel sustainability and social responsibility programs. What on the surface seems like a simple effort to reduce guest waste at major properties around the world is actually changing lives in the communities where the soap would otherwise be discarded. Hotel properties who are customers of Sealed Air’s Diversey Care are eligible to participate in the Soap For Hope program.

Carnival Foundation’s $2.5 Million Donation Helps The Nature Conservancy Launch Online Atlas, Protect and Manage Conservation Efforts in the Caribbean

Efforts include helping the Bahamas expand marine protection by over 11 million acres, establishing trust funds for seven countries in Caribbean and produce online atlas for ocean planning
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MIAMI, June 7, 2016 /3BL Media/ --- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest leisure travel company, announced today that its second consecutive year of supporting The Nature Conservancy helped the organization continue its momentum in protecting the world’s oceans and seas.

Newsweek Green Rankings Names Las Vegas Sands the Highest Rated Hospitality Company in the Country

Company Earns U.S. Top 40 Position in Newsweek Green Rankings
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LAS VEGAS, June 3, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Las Vegas Sands (NYSE: LVS) has been ranked as one of the greenest large companies in the world in the 2016 Newsweek Green Rankings, released today. LVS holds the #39 spot on the U.S. 500 list and the #74 position on the Global 500 list, while the company’s subsidiary in Macao, Sands China Ltd., has been listed #62. This accomplishment makes Las Vegas Sands and Sands China Ltd. the highest ranked hospitality companies in the U.S., as well as in the world. 

Ecocentricity Blog: Our Gathering Place

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One of our family’s gathering places is particularly special, because it connects everyone to Ray in a very meaningful way. We call it Lost Valley.

I think it is important for families to have gathering places. It may be as simple as your parents’ living room on Christmas morning. Some families might gather at a favorite restaurant every month or so. Others might have an annual vacation where everyone blocks out a whole week to go to the same beach the family has visited for decades.

Maven Reaches One Million Miles Driven; Boston, Chicago, and D.C. Join Lineup

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May 19, 2016 /3BL Media/ - ANNOUNCING
In less than four months, Maven, General Motors’ personal mobility brand, has grown to five markets: New York City, Ann Arbor, Mich., and today announced Boston, Chicago and Washington, D.C. Maven members have driven more than one million miles, bringing them closer to the things – and people – they love.

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Here’s a look at the newest Maven urban markets:

Researchers Set to Start Work Onboard Costa's Ships

The CNR and Costa Cruises announce a framework agreement to further the cause of research in the fields of oceanography and marine science. Costa will make available its ships for use as facilities to support the scientific research network run by the It
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Rome / Genoa, May 23, 2016 /3BL Media/ – A high degree of synergy between the partners – both actively engaged in the field of environmental sustainability, albeit in different ways and areas – lies behind the announcement of a framework agreement between the CNR (Italian National Research Council) and Costa Cruises.  The goal of the partnership is to provide major opportunities for discussion, development and in-depth study of particularly important oceanography and marine science topics.

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