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EPA Honors Three Honda Plants with Energy Star Certification

Auto plants in Ohio, Indiana perform in top 25 percent for energy efficiency
Press Release

Three Honda plants earn Energy Star recognition Auto plants in Ohio, Indiana earn distinction

MARYSVILLE, Ohio, January 7, 2014 /3BL Media/ – For the eighth consecutive year, two of Honda’s Ohio automobile manufacturing plants have earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) ENERGY STAR certification, while the company’s auto plant in Greensburg, Ind. earned the designation for the second year in a row.

“Toyota Car of the Future” on Sale Next Year; Opens 2014 Consumer Electronics Show (CES)

Reasonably priced hydrogen fuel cell electric targets 300-mile range, 3-5 minute fill-up
Press Release

Las Vegas, Nevada, January 06, 2014 /3BL Media/ – “We aren’t trying to re-invent the wheel;  just everything necessary to make them turn,” said Bob Carter, senior vice president of automotive operations for Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A. Inc., at the opening of CES, the world’s largest trade show. “Fuel cell electric vehicles will be in our future sooner than many people believe, and in much greater numbers than anyone expected.”

Slight Increase in Corporate Giving Found in Year-End Review of CSR Data with Annual Projections

Several Emerging Sectors Identified for 2014 in Sponsorship and Community Investment Data
Press Release

MONTREAL, January 2, 2014 /3BL Media/ – The New Year begins with a head start for brands able to benchmark their community investment activity, which through data reviewed in the annual version of the SPONSORIUM Report, sees year end averages for donated amounts up just 1.2% over last year. The Report compares data over the last five years, where the Health sector has seen the biggest increases (63%). Over 50,000 activities were tracked in 2013.

Inspired by a Company with “Soul”

TheSource2You Blog

Last year my life changed and my eyes became transparent windows. For as long as I can remember, I’ve wanted to write. Novels, newsworthy articles, children’s literature, and travel journalism; all luminaries to my literary conquests. Writing was customary to my viability but only while working for Source Intelligence, has my research given me the awakening knowledge that compels the decisions, I now make for my future.

Take a Step Back for a Fresh Look Forward

With the end of the year in sight, it is a good time to reflect on the value and impact of Goldcorp’s Corporate Social Responsibility work. In this post, the company review’s their 2013 milestone CSR accomplishments and opportunities going forward.

By: Brent Bergeron, Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs

The progress Goldcorp has made over the last year reflects the commitment to our vision, Together, Creating Sustainable Value. 2013 saw many notable highlights. Here are a few:

Recycling in the Red Zone - the E-waste Ball is in Your Hands!


Guest contributor: Jack Groh, Director of the National Football League Environmental Program 

I promise not to use a lot of football terminology in this blog (until the very end, so be prepared.)

U.S. Green Building Council Certifies 20,000th LEED Commercial Project

Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. Plant in Knoxville, Tenn., Secures Distinction
Press Release

Washington, D.C., Dec. 20, 2013 /3BL Media/ — The movement for healthier, high-performing buildings has reached a new milestone, as the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) issued the 20,000th LEED certification for a commercial project.

On Wednesday, Dec. 4, USGBC’s Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI) certified the offices and staff services space in the Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. (GMCR) plant in Knoxville, Tenn., under LEED for Commercial Interiors (LEED-CI).

Florida Georgia Line: Here's to the Good Times Tour Made Carbon Neutral by JustGreen and Live Nation

Green Fan Wins Sweepstakes and Plants Trees with Florida Georgia Line Plant Before Show
Press Release

Toronto, December 20, 2013 /3BL Media/ – After performing an energy audit of the tour, JustGreen purchased carbon offsets to offset the carbon emissions for Florida Georgia Line’s first major headline tour. Florida Georgia Line’s sold-out HERE’S TO THE GOOD TIMES 2013 Tour included 32 cities nationwide.  See the tour here at  This is part of the year-long commitment JustGreen made to offset the carbon footprint of 4,000 Live Nation concerts across the country.

Honda Achieves Top-Level Fuel Economy Milestone Among Automakers

Honda Had Highest Fleet Fuel Economy and Largest Fuel Economy Gain Among Major Full-Line Automakers for Model Year 2012 in New EPA Report
Press Release
December 20, 2013 /3BL Media/ - 
  • Report: "Of the makes with higher production, for the 11 manufacturers shown, Honda had the highest adjusted fuel economy at 27.2 mpg."
  • American Honda had the lowest fleet-average CO2 emissions among major full-line automakers for model year 2012
  • Exceeded the industry average of 23.6 mpg for all vehicles, by 12.7%.


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