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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.

Source Intelligence Presents The Virtual Symposium Debut of Ed Viesturs, “No Shortcuts to the Top”

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On Wednesday, October 9th at 10am PDT, Source Intelligence’s virtual conflict minerals symposium series will feature Ed Viesturs and his presentation entitled, “No Shortcuts to the Top”.

The high-altitude mountaineer, motivational speaker and author will discus his record-breaking climbs and a new era where stakeholders of major corporations will need to embrace the increasingly critical role of the CSR for their organization’s global success.

GM’s Energy Stars: Chaowarit Boonphongsri, Rayong Assembly

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All this week we will be recognizing GM employees from across the globe who helped the company achieve the U.S. ENERGY STAR Challenge for Industry earlier this year. Without their diligence and commitment to the goal, we would not be able to tout the fact that 63 plants have reduced 1.6 million metric tons of CO2 collectively.

 

Source Intelligence Launches New Blog Focused On Answering The Tough Questions

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With the pressure on companies to comply to Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Consumer Protection Act, it is understandable that difficult questions are being asked.  In response to this, Source Intelligence is launching a new blog to answer all the tough questions asked by both current and potential clients.  Source Intelligence has gathered the experts to go in depth to explain the important details and give advice about the best course of action.  

Patagonia Launches 'Responsible Economy' Campaign

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Leaders from outdoor apparel company Patagonia have announced a new campaign, The Responsible Economy, which calls on consumers and businesses alike to rethink disposability for more effective resource allocation.

A Pilot Kit for the 21st Century

by Josh Kendrick, Director, Flight Operations Technical, FedEx Express
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For years, pilots have been carrying around their pilot kit.

What is in a pilot kit? Well, during the first day of ground school as a pilot, you are handed a stack of books. One book to describe how to fly the airplane, another book to describe the systems on the airplane, another book of company procedures, regulations and rules to follow…you get the idea. Oh wait…then there are all of the navigation charts that have all of the procedures and instructions on how to fly in and out of each individual airport.

Meet the New FedEx Efficient Containers. Lighter design. Less fuel.

By Dave Lee, Manager Global ULD Planning FedEx
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Taking weight off a jet isn’t a new idea. It’s a problem aviators have tried to solve since the early pages of aviation history. Extra weight equals extra fuel. When you find the right balance, you can fly farther, use less fuel and reduce emissions. But it’s how you take the weight off that gets interesting.

GM’s Energy Stars: Chenguang Zhao, Jinqiao Assembly

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All this week we will be recognizing GM employees from across the globe who helped the company achieve the U.S. ENERGY STAR Challenge for Industry earlier this year. Without their diligence and commitment to the goal, we would not be able to tout the fact that 63 plants have reduced 1.6 million metric tons of CO2 collectively.

 

GM’s Energy Stars: Kirill Vasilyev, St. Petersburg (Russia) Assembly

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All this week we will be recognizing GM employees from across the globe who helped the company achieve the U.S. ENERGY STAR Challenge for Industry earlier this year. Without their diligence and commitment to the goal, we would not be able to tout the fact that 63 plants have reduced 1.6 million metric tons of CO2 collectively.

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