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Norfolk Southern, GE Host 2nd Railroad Sustainability Symposium

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Norfolk Southern Corp. and GE Transportation kicked off the second Railroad Sustainability Symposium at the Class I's 14,000-acre Brosnan Forest Conference Center near Charleston, S.C.

Sponsored by NS and GE, the three-day conference will include presentations on current sustainability practices, an industry perspective on sustainability from the Association of American Railroads and a shipper's perspective on environmental responsibility.

EcoPlanetRadio: Sodexo Client Asbury a Model of Sustainability

"Greenest DJ in America" Cerphe Colwell Praises Efforts to Reduce Energy, Water Usage
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Being the Greenest DJ in America, a title given him by Earth Day Network, Cerphe has the opportunity to meet environmental leaders and tour earth-friendly facilities on a regular basis. Recently he toured Asbury Methodist Village in Gaithersburg, MD.

NYU-SCPS Launches Global Board Leadership Academy

Alice Korngold named Director
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(3BL Media) October 4, 2012 - New Executive Education Program to Provide Grounding in Best Practices for Board Governance

Addressing the need to strengthen board governance for private and public institutions around the world, the NYU School of Continuing and Professional Studies (NYU-SCPS) will launch the NYU Global Board Leadership Academy in January 2013.

Coca-Cola Enterprises Announces Two Initiatives in Support of Ambition to Become a Low-Carbon, Zero-Waste Business

Company invests €6.5 million in PET recycling facility in France and introduces research aimed at influencing consumer recycling behavior
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(3BL Media) London - October 3, 2012 - Coca-Cola Enterprises (NYSE/NYSE Euronext Paris: CCE), which produces, markets and distributes Coca-Cola products in Western Europe, is today announcing two new initiatives aimed at improving recycling behavior and infrastructure, as part of its journey to becoming a low-carbon, zero-waste business.  CCE’s sustainability plan commits it to setting the standard for sustainable packaging, achieving zero waste in its own operations and recycling more packaging than it uses. 

AT&T Becomes Bloom Energy’s Largest Non-Utility Fuel Cell Customer

With a second wave of fuel cell installations in California and Connecticut, AT&T facilities will produce 17.1 MW of cleaner power from Bloom Energy servers
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(3BL Media) Dallas, TX and Sunnyvale, CA - October 2, 2012 – Reliable and affordable alternative power generation is crucial for a clean energy future.   AT&T took a step toward that future with the announcement of a planned additional 9.6 MW of fuel cell power from clean energy provider Bloom Energy. The new installations will make AT&T Bloom Energy’s largest non-utility customer.

Leadership in CCSR - Embracing new opportunities

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Social Networks and the Internet, with instant communications and access to a vast amount of information, have empowered people around the world to be aware of the needs of the individual, community and the environment. Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) are all about empowering a way of life for people to manage their economic welfare by being environment friendly and attentive to the social needs of individuals in the community.

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5th Annual CCSR Conference brings Canada Perspective on Corporate and Community Social Responsibility
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The 5th annual Corporate and Community Social Responsibility (CCSR) Conference will be held on Tuesday, November 6th, 2012 at Algonquin College in Ottawa to celebrate and showcase excellence in CCSR. Participants will engage with experts from around the country and beyond to learn new ways that corporations work with their community and NGOs, and how such relationships improve productivity and enhance the bottom line.

Doing More With Less: Companies Should Learn from Benjamin Franklin

Rebalance your Money, People and Rules
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“Doing More with Less”, the latest book by CSR expert Bruce Piasecki, outlines CSR strategies for businesses to use in accomplishing “a new way to wealth” in the 21st century. “Doing More With Less will also be the title of Piasecki’s keynote address at this year’s Corporate and Community Social Responsibility CCSR Conference.

PepsiCo Earns Sustainability Accolades

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PepsiCo announced that it has been recognized by the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) and the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) for the company's leadership in promoting sustainable business practices.  

Fostering Economic Vitality Across Our Business

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PG&E has the privilege of serving 15 million Californians—homes and businesses that encompass a diverse array of customers and communities. We recognize that many of these communities have been hard hit by the economic downturn and that customers continue to face high unemployment, housing foreclosures and other economic challenges.

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