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Youth Rise Up to Improve Human Rights Situation

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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".

Turning Audits into Actionable Data

Protecting Your Bottom Line With Social Audits
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With board-level attention on SEC regulation requirements and heightened human rights violations, global brands must deliver value to consumers and shareholders AND meet environmental and social standards deemed desirable by a few very vocal members of the general public. 

Protecting the bottom line requires that companies implement programs to avoid tragic supplier events linked to their brand and take a proactive stance in creating, improving and maintain a positive public relations image. 

Monsanto Company Releases 2012 Sustainability Report

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ST. LOUIS, June 19, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Monsanto Company today released its 2012 Sustainability Report. The report focuses both on how the company operates its business and how it is working with partners to help with the challenge of feeding 9 billion people expected to inhabit Earth by 2050.

NativeEnergy Teams With Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. to Help Build Wind Turbine for Lake Region State College

1.6 MW turbine provides hands-on learning for college’s Wind Energy Technician program
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Burlington Vt., June 19, 2013 /3BL Media/ — Today, representatives from NativeEnergy, Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. (GMCR), and Lake Region State College in North Dakota will attend a ribbon-cutting ceremony marking the completion of a 1.6 MW wind turbine. Through the purchase of NativeEnergy’s Help Build™ offsets, GMCR provided critical upfront funding to enable the project to be developed. The turbine will provide LRSC with energy and a teaching tool for students.

Information Revelation on CNBC Europe - Clean Energy, Emissions

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SAP Chief Sustainability head Peter Graf, along with Ericsson lead Elaine Weidman-Grunewald, explains the profound effect the information and communications industries can have on clean energy and emissions.

The computing sector consumes around 2% of the world's electricity, but recent studies suggest it can reduce energy needs of other industries by up to 18%. With such an enormous impact possible, why isn't adoption happening faster? What can be done to accelerate change? How can we motivate the industry to reduce consumption faster?

Green-e Climate Approves American Carbon Registry As Endorsed Offset Program

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San Francisco, CA, June 18, 2013 /3BL Media/ — Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) today announced that the American Carbon Registry (ACR) has been accepted as a Green-e Climate Endorsed Program by the Green-e Governance Board. Beginning immediately, eligible Emissions Reduction Tons (ERTs) issued by ACR are available for use in Green-e Climate certified offset products sold by retailers to organizations and individuals looking to mitigate their contribution to climate change.

Who’s Auditing You?

Protecting Your Bottom Line With Social Audits
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With board-level attention on SEC regulation requirements and heightened human rights violations, global brands must deliver value to consumers and shareholders AND meet environmental and social standards deemed desirable by a few very vocal members of the general public.

Protecting the bottom line requires that companies implement programs to avoid tragic supplier events linked to their brand and take a proactive stance in creating, improving and maintain a positive public relations image.

Open House Demonstration | Q&A Session with Leading Compliance Experts

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There continues to be endless questions surrounding Conflict Minerals and Supply Chain Compliance.

Source Intelligence is hosting a web-based 'open house' webinar to address any and all of your questions. No inquiry will be left unanswered.

Take this opportunity to ask the compliance questions that pertain to your specific situation.

Immelt: GE to 'Double Down' on Clean Energy in China

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The problem is clear. With China's urban population growing and its citizens consuming and driving more, the nation's already poor air quality will get even worse if nothing is done. That was one of the main themes during "Building a Sustainable Future," a session of the  Fortune Global Forum in Chengdu where three of the world's top CEOs put their heads together today to parse this problem.

“Window Film Works” Photo Contest

Customers who prove that window film worked are eligible to win up to $4,000
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KINGSPORT, Tenn., June 18, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Gila® window film not only improves the look and performance of windows, they are a smart and cost effective solution for the do-it-yourself consumer. These consumers can now win up to $4000 by demonstrating their handiwork. Eastman Chemical Company, manufacturer of Gila window film, launched a photo contest to illustrate the many benefits and uses of residential window film. The contest allows customers to submit photos of their DIY window film projects for a chance to win.

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