Energy CSR News

BVU Leads Northeast Ohio In Pro Bono Week

Press Release

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
Press Release

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
Press Release

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

Press Release

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


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”


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


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


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.  


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