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165+ Business Leaders Call for Keystone XL Approval

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Calgary, AB, October 10, 2013 /3BL Media/ – TransCanada Corporation (TSX, NYSE: TRP) (TransCanada) agrees with dozens and dozens of top business leaders who are speaking out in favour of the Keystone XL pipeline project.  The CEOs, presidents and chairpersons representing a diverse group of industries, including members of the National Association of Manufacturers, the Business Roundtable and U.S. Chamber of Commerce have sent a letter to President Barack Obama emphasizing the importance of Keystone XL to the broader U.S.

BSR’s Clean Cargo Report Highlights Continued Reductions in Ocean Emissions

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October 10, 2013 /3BL Media/ - BSR’s Clean Cargo Working Group’s 2013 “Collaborative Progress” report—which provides data from more than 2,300 ships, representing more than 60 percent of global ocean container capacity—indicates that average carbon-dioxide emissions for global ocean container transport have declined year on year, and by more than 7 p

Adventure Capitalists Release New Website

And we're so very proud!
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Santa Barbara, Calif., October 10, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The Adventure CapitalistsTM, a unique business development and strategic marketing firm focusing on triple bottom line businesses, is proud to announce the release of their newly redesigned website www.theadventurecapitalists.com.

BVU Leads Northeast Ohio In Pro Bono Week

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Cleveland, Ohio, October 9, 2013 /3BL Media/ -- BVU: The Center for Nonprofit Excellence, an organization that links business volunteers with nonprofit organizations, is participating in Pro Bono Week (October 20th – 26th).  BVU will build awareness and lead Northeast Ohio’s pro bono initiative. Taproot Foundation is convening intermediaries like BVU to take part in Pro Bono Week which is a celebration of the global pro bono movement.

AT&T Reaches Halfway Mark in Commitment to Deploy 15,000 Alternative Fuel Vehicles Through 2018

Deployment of Alternative Fuel Vehicles has already enabled AT&T to avoid the purchase of 7.7 million Gallons of Gasoline
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October 9, 2013 /3BL Media - Halfway there and not breaking speed, AT&T has reached the halfway mark of its commitment to invest up to $565 million to deploy approximately 15,000 alternative fuel vehicles over the course of a ten year period through 2018. Since AT&T began its commitment, the company has placed over 7,500 alternative fuel vehicles in 44 states nationwide.

Subaru Names Colorado’s First Eco Friendly Dealer

Mike Shaw Subaru Completes the Subaru Eco Friendly Dealer Program
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Denver, Colo., October 9, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Subaru of America, Inc. (SOA) presented Mike Shaw Subaru with their award for environmental stewardship: the Subaru Eco-Friendly Dealer Award. This award is given to Subaru dealers after they meet the requirements of a point-based inspection in five areas of conservation: energy efficiency, water conservation, recycling, waste management, and community involvement. 

Taproot Foundation DC supports GiveBack DC (GBDC) in preparation of Pro Bono Week October 20-26, 2013

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Washington, DC, October 8, 2013 /3BL Media/ -  With two weeks until Pro Bono Week 2013, Taproot Foundation DC is kicking things off with an appearance at GiveBack DC (GBDC) on October 8, 2013 at 1776.   Program Manager Omolola Adele-Oso will speak at GBDC about DC plans for Pro Bono Week, and encourage local creative web individuals to volunteer for the Pro Bono Campfire on October 22. 

Recap: GM’s Energy Stars Series

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Last week we introduced you to five energy managers at General Motors who helped the company achieve the U.S. ENERGY STAR Challenge for Industry last year. Their hard work and dedication to the energy cause were a big part of the reason why 63 plants reduced 1.2 million metric tons of CO2 collectively.

If you missed the series, we’ve got you covered. Below are links to each energy manager’s Q&A, along with a tidbit explaining why you should check out what they have to say.

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