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U.S. Power Plant Emissions Report Reflects Industry’s Transition to Cleaner Energy

Latest data on top 100 power producers show declining SO2, NOx and CO2 emissions and increasing use of energy efficiency and renewables
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(3BL Media) Boston, MA – July 31, 2012 – A new report on U.S. power plant emissions from the top 100 power producers demonstrates the impact of the electric power industry’s current transition to cleaner energy sources.

Nonprofit Board Self-Assessment: Creating the Path Forward

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Given financial threats and opportunities and a passion for their missions, a growing number of NGO/nonprofit boards are seeking to assess how they can become stronger and more effective in maximizing their greater potential.

Business executives and professionals and people from diverse backgrounds and perspectives who serve on NGO/nonprofit boards can bring valuable expertise in helping boards consider new revenue models and opportunities and explore ways of increasing the organization's impact through new partnerships.

The Korngold Board Vector: A New Board Self-Assessment Toolkit

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For NGO/nonprofit boards seeking to move their organizations forward, The Korngold Board Vector is a highly accessible, user-friendly new toolkit designed to help you assess board composition, structure, and practices, and plan next steps. This new self-assessment includes an online board survey, and provides the board and CEO with useful report to strengthen the board. A sample is provided here.

 

Nonprofit Boards: Leadership Development for Corporate Executives

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Nonprofit boards provide the ultimate leadership development experience for corporate executives and business professionals. While contributing vital expertise and resources in helping to advance a mission in which they believe, business people who serve on boards gain knowledge about regional, national, and global issues that relate to business, commerce, and public policy, and develop valuable personal and professional skills.

Korngold Consulting LLC Releases A New Nonprofit Board Self-Assessment Toolkit: For Boards Looking To The Future

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(3BL Media) New York, NY - July 30, 2012 – Korngold Consulting LLC, a leader and innovator in NGO/nonprofit board consulting, training, and placement services, announces the release of a new board self-assessment toolkit – The Korngold Board Vector.

Stay Safe if Your Vehicle Comes in Contact with Electric Lines

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Getting electricity to your home or business is a complex process. AEP's factsheet details the journey electricity takes through the distribution system and gives you important safety tips, including what to do if your vehicle comes in contact with electric power lines. This is one factsheet worth reading.

AEP Factsheet Details the Anatomy of a Distribution System

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Before you can flip your light switch to turn on a light, electricity takes quite a journey to reach you. Learn how electricity is distributed to your home or business and how to stay safe around equipment like power poles and transformers. This factsheet details the anatomy of a distribution system.

AEP's Anatomy of a Distribution System

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Before you can flip your light switch to turn on a light, electricity takes quite a journey to reach you. This video illustrates what happens in the distribution portion of the journey. Learn what happens and how to stay safe around equipment like power poles and transformers.

Hilton Worldwide VP of Corporate Responsibility Featured in 2011 Report of Sustainability Leaders

Report discuses how to "Make the Pitch" for Sustainability Inside Corporations
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(3BL Media) July 26, 2012 - Hilton Worldwide VP of Coporate Responsibility Jennifer Silberman is featured in a new report from VOX GlobalWeinreb Group Sustainability Recruiting and a Net Impact team from the University of California, Berkeley titled 

Penn State, And How Nonprofit Boards Will Shape Up In The Wake Of Scandal

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To begin with, many of you did plenty. If you’re reading this post, then it’s likely that you’re active in social media. Public attention to recent nonprofit board scandals, as well as robust participation via Twitter, Facebook, and other social media has been influential in the cases of Penn State, University of Virginia, and the Komen Foundation. There were financial and reputational consequences for organizations led by people who made bad decisions.

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