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GE, Clean Energy Fuels Partner to Expand Natural Gas Highway

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GE and Clean Energy Fuels announced a collaboration to expand the infrastructure for natural gas transportation in the United States.

The agreement supports Clean Energy's efforts in developing America's Natural Gas Highway, a fueling network that will enable trucks to operate on liquefied natural gas coast to coast and border to border.

Global Compact LEAD Symposium Establishes Investors as Drivers of Sustainability

NASDAQ OMX joining the Global Compact underscores stock exchanges as important link in investor-company communications
Press Release

NEW YORK, November 27, 2012 /3BL Media/ – Today the heads of major global reporting initiatives and senior corporate executives will address future alignment of sustainability communications during a special symposium convened by Global Compact LEAD, a platform for advanced corporate sustainability practices. The 3rd LEAD Symposium reflects one of the most important drivers of change – the increasing analysis by investors to integrate environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors into the investment process.

2013 EcoLiving Awards

Submissions for 2013 Scotiabank EcoLiving Awards in Business Leadership, Innovation and Student Leadership Now Open
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November 21, 2012 /3BL Media/ - With rewards totalling $75,000, Scotiabank today announced the opening of submissions for the Scotiabank EcoLiving Awards, a unique Canada-wide awards program that recognizes businesses, innovators and students for excellence in the development of home energy efficiency products, services and solutions. Submissions can be made through Scotiabank’s EcoLiving website until February 15, 2013.

GE’s Growth in Brazil Seeks to Leapfrog Over Pollution and Wasteful Ways

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Brazil proves it is possible: A country can be a laboratory for ideas about creating a future that protects, respects, and restores the environment, while meeting the needs of the prospering masses. The environmentally savvy population, business community, and policy leaders can lead by example as Brazil “leapfrogs” directly to technologies that make the most of precious natural resources.

GeoSpring™ Named to BuildingGreen’s Top-10 List for 2013, Acknowledged for Energy-Saving Capabilities

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GE Appliances’ new products, as part of its billion-dollar investment through 2014, continue to gain positive recognition. Today, BuildingGreen named GE’s GeoSpring™ hybrid electric water heater to its Top-10 list of green building products for 2013. GE began production of GeoSpring in February.

GeoSpring is an ENERGY STAR®-qualified water heater that was selected for its energy savings and its innovative technology.

Coast to Coast and Border to Border: GE Plants Will Supply Natural Gas Fuel for Trucks

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A new report from the International Energy Agency released on Tuesday estimates that the U.S. will become a net energy exporter by 2030 and that natural gas will overtake oil to become the most abundant fuel in the American energy mix. GE is developing technologies that are already helping customers to take advantage of the gas boom.

SAP, Brookings, Center for Technology in Government, and Leading Cities to Discuss How to Become “Best Run” on December 4 in NYC

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The Westin New York at Times Square

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. - lunch

12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. - panel discussion

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The Westin New York at Times Square

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. - lunch

12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. - panel discussion

Making the C-Suite Case for Conflict Minerals Compliance? Source 44 Feels the Pain of an Internal ‘Champion’

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Nov. 16, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Delivering on conflict minerals compliance--a looming requirement for thousands of companies across industries--can be a grueling task. Where do you find the time, resources and collateral to make a business case and sell your strategy to the executive team and into the C-suite?

Wisconsin Energy Corporation's Gale Klappa - Video Interview

Making CSR an Everyday Effort
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Corporate responsibility programs are a way to enhance organizations, not a drag on the bottom line or a distraction from the core of the business, says Gale Klappa of the Wisconsin Energy Corporation in an interview with Video4Good at the 2012 COMMIT!Forum.  

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