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Novo Nordisk and DONG Energy Share Experiences with Energy Savings

A partnership model has secured Novo Nordisk energy savings of close to DKK 50 million (US 9 million) as well as significant CO2 emission reductions. A new publication shows how it is done.
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October 24, 2013 /3BL Media/ – The climate partnership between Novo Nordisk and DONG Energy has proved so valuable that its results deserve to be shared as inspiration for others. This is the rationale behind a new publication that shows how the six year partnership has led to reductions in carbon emissions and increased renewable energy supply.

GM Announces 1.8 Megawatt Solar Project in Ohio

More than 40 MW of solar globally by end of 2013
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DETROIT, October 234, 2013 /3BL Media/ – General Motors announced today that a 1.8-megawatt rooftop solar array at its Toledo Transmission plant in Ohio would be completed next month.

The project, which will generate nearly 3 percent of the plant’s overall electricity consumption, will be the largest rooftop array in Ohio. The energy produced will be enough to power 200 homes in the United States.

A Billion + Change and Points of Light Team Up with the $1 Million Super Service Challenge to Showcase Pro Bono Service

Volunteers can help nonprofits win prizes of up to $15,000 by sharing service project stories
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WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 23, 2013 /3BL Media/ – To celebrate National Pro Bono Week, A Billion + Change and Points of Light are teaming up with Companies With A Mission and their partner, The Brees Dream Foundation, to offer professionals the chance to showcase their pro bono service support for nonprofits of their choice through the $1 million Super Service Challenge.

Brown-Forman Recognized As Climate Leader And Supports Climate Action

Named to the Climate Performance Leadership Index and signs Climate Declaration
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Brown-Forman recognized as climate leader and supports climate action

Named to the Climate Performance Leadership Index and signs Climate Declaration

LOUISVILLE, KY, October 23, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Brown-Forman has been named to the Climate Performance Leadership Index (CPLI) for its approach to reducing carbon emissions and mitigating the risks of climate change. The company received a distinguished disclosure score of 93 and an “A” performance rating.

Ashoka Executive in Residence Team to Host Pro Bono Week Panels

All are Invited to Join the Conversations Online, October 23 and 25
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Arlington, Va., October 23, 2013 /3BL Media - Ashoka’s Executive in Residence program, a global leader in matching corporate executives with top social entrepreneurs for impactful pro bono placements, will host a pair of webcast conversations with program alumni on October 23 and 25, as part of Global Pro Bono Week.

Is There Slavery In Your Supply Chain?

The first edition of the Global Slavery Index has been released from the Walk Free Foundation, estimating that there are 30 million slaves in the world
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Slavery is a reality, and whether you realize it or not, some of the metal in your products might be made by forced workers that had no choice in the matter.  The largest form of forced labor is located in the private industry, according to Quartz, where the laborers are often bonded and work in slave conditions.  The Global Slavery Index is a new effor

Go for Gold with Green Power!

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Most of us know how arduous and time consuming the LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification process can be for some projects, and just when we think we made it past silver; we realize we need a few more points to get to gold or perhaps to platinum if going all in.

Did you know that the Green Power Credit can play a valuable role in getting over a point challenge?

Pioneering A Sustainable Textile Industry Through Sustainability, Innovation and Collaboration

Huntsman Textile Effects to Present A High-level Overview of Challenges Facing the Textile Industry and the Role of Chemical Companies at Planet Textiles on 22 October, Shanghai
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Singapore, October 23, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Huntsman Textile Effects, a leading global provider of high quality dyes and chemicals to the textile industry will be presenting a high-level overview covering the current environmental issues facing the textile dyeing sector in Asia. The presentation will take place in the annual Planet Textiles conference on 22 October at Kerry Hotel, Shanghai New International Expo Center in China.

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