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GM Rosario Complex is First GM Plant in Americas to Earn ISO 50001 Certification

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The Rosario Automotive Complex in Argentina is the first GM plant in the Americas to receive 50001 certification from the International Organization for Standardization (ISO).

The ISO 50001 standard acknowledges the latest best international practice in energy management, which is building upon existing national and regional standards to help companies manage their energy usage while finding opportunities to save money and administer improvements.

Enbridge Ranked One of Canada’s Best 50 Corporate Citizens

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For the 11th consecutive year, Corporate Knights has named Enbridge to its list of the Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada.

Enbridge ranked 23rd on the list and fourth in the energy sector which includes companies such as Suncor, Talisman, Cenovus and TransCanada.

Union Pacific Continues to Enhance Safety Technologies

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Union Pacific's reportable derailment rate decreased by 2 percent in 2012 and by 15 percent from 2002 to 2012. However, UP knows that there is always more room for improvement. Innovative technology can enhance safety and the company remains focused on improving processes and investing in new technologies to keep railroad employees and communities safe.

These technologies include:

Illinois Environmental Legislation 2013

What We Accomplished in 2013: Open Space, Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency, Fracking Regulation,Green Stormwater Infrastructure and More
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Recreation Liability Protections Return to Outdoor Recreation and Conservation Organizations after a 7 Year Fight

Grass Roots Youth Movement Speaks Out

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Rising star Michael Armstrong used his voice - literally -  to take a stand on the world stage against human rights abuses and irresponsible sourcing practices from conflicted regions.

In an unprecedented ballad of traditional song, instruments and rap, Mr. Armstrong uses his musical talents as a world-class instrumentalist, singer and songwriter to say "enough".

Canada & EU Join World Stage | Conflict Minerals is a Global Concern

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How does the international legislations impact your revenue stream? Register for this FREE webinar to find out.

The international expansion of Conflict Minerals legislation has mobilized key executives from global companies to adopt supply chain transparency to appease court of law AND the court of public opinion.

Conflict Minerals Alert: New International Requirements Impact Operations and Revenue

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The international expansion of Conflict Minerals legislation has mobilized key executives from global companies to adopt supply chain transparency to appease court of law AND the court of public opinion.

Our panel of global experts from Canada and the European Union will address the international laws and their ramifications for public and private companies around the world.  Register for this June 12th webcast at 12:30 PM ET/ 9:30 AM PT. 

5th Class of Aspen Institute First Mover Fellows creates success for companies and communities

Verizon Foundation Director of Education Initiatives Named one of 19 Aspen Institute First Mover Fellows
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New York, June 5, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The Aspen Institute Business and Society Program today announces the fifth class of First Mover Fellows, individuals who are working within companies to unite business growth with a sustainable society in the products and services they are developing.

Three Winners of 2013 Scotiabank EcoLiving Awards Share $75,000 for Home Eco Solutions

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TORONTO, June 7, 2013 /3BL Media/ – They created new types of housing, web and mobile tracking tools and innovative design — all to help show Canadians how to use less energy and save on energy bills. Three winners of the 2013 Scotiabank EcoLiving Awards were named today for their innovations in home energy efficiency and took home $75,000 in award incentives -- the largest award of its kind in Canada. The winners were announced at a gala ceremony at the Art Gallery of Ontario, attended by some 150 guests, including leaders in innovation, clean energy technology and finance.

Youth Movement Springs to Life as Another Horrific Factory Disaster Unfolds

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With a death toll of at least 120, the recent fire in a Chinese poultry processing plant has elevated this disaster to one of the country's worst in years.  As disasters like these occur more regularly, the youth have decided to use their voices to take a stand.

Rising star Michael Armstrong used his voice - literally - to take a stand on the world stage against human rights abuses and irresponsible sourcing practices from conflicted regions.

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