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SAP, Brookings, Center for Technology in Government, and Leading Cities to Discuss How to Become “Best Run” on December 4 in NYC

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The Westin New York at Times Square

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. - lunch

12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. - panel discussion

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The Westin New York at Times Square

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. - lunch

12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. - panel discussion

Making the C-Suite Case for Conflict Minerals Compliance? Source 44 Feels the Pain of an Internal ‘Champion’

Press Release

Nov. 16, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Delivering on conflict minerals compliance--a looming requirement for thousands of companies across industries--can be a grueling task. Where do you find the time, resources and collateral to make a business case and sell your strategy to the executive team and into the C-suite?

Wisconsin Energy Corporation's Gale Klappa - Video Interview

Making CSR an Everyday Effort
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Corporate responsibility programs are a way to enhance organizations, not a drag on the bottom line or a distraction from the core of the business, says Gale Klappa of the Wisconsin Energy Corporation in an interview with Video4Good at the 2012 COMMIT!Forum.  

Microsoft's Daniel Bross - COMMIT!Forum 2012

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Microsoft's Daniel Bross joined Video4Good at the recent COMMIT!Forum in New York and explained how the technology giant approaches corporate citizenship.  

GM and ABB Show Chevy Volt Battery Reuse Application

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In the future, it might be a common sight to see a group of homes or small commercial buildings being powered by an “off the grid” system made up of repackaged Chevrolet Volt batteries.

Today, it’s reality as the partnership between General Motors and ABB opens a new chapter with the debut of a functional prototype Chevrolet Volt battery reuse system that provides uninterruptable power supply and grid power balancing. 

Illinois Sierra Club Director Discusses Climate Change

Animated Video of Jack Darin
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In 1892, conservationist John Muir, along with many of his supporters, founded the Sierra Club.  The Sierra Club (http://www.sierraclub.org/) continues to tackle our Nation’s – and the world’s – most pressing environmental issues. The Sierra Club’s “Beyond Coal” campaign (http://www.beyondcoal.org/) strives to move the United States away from coal-powered energy and toward renewables, such as solar and wind.

Dan Probst of Jones Lang LaSalle Wins VERGE 25 Award for Leadership in Next-Gen Buildings

Energy and sustainability leader developed IntelliCommand facility monitoring and control solution and PEERS portfolio energy management system saving clients $100 million yearly
Press Release

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 14, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Dan Probst, Chairman of Energy and Sustainability Services at Jones Lang LaSalle, won the first-ever VERGE 25 Award in the category of Next-Gen Buildings.

GE Brillion Home Energy Systems Now Available At Sears

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Tracking and reducing home energy consumption is all the rage. As individuals look for ways to use energy more wisely, manufacturers have discovered a market for new technologies that can make conserving energy easy and maybe even a little bit fun.

UK Royal Fleet Auxiliary Tankers to Use GE Drive Technology for Energy Efficient Hybrid Propulsion

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With the global naval sector looking to deploy more energy efficient vessels, GE’s Power Conversion business (NYSE: GE) is supplying its electrical propulsion drive train technology for the U.K. Royal Fleet Auxiliary’s (RFA) new fleet of Military Afloat Reach and Sustainability (MARS) tankers.

San Francisco Becomes A Leader In Energy Financing For Commercial Buildings

San Francisco buildings qualify for affordable energy and water upgrades starting with Johnson Controls’ project for Prologis at Pier 1
Press Release

SAN FRANCISCO, November 13, 2012 /3BL Media/ – San Francisco has launched a green financing program to help its estimated 226 million square feet of large commercial buildings become among the country's most energy and water efficient. Buildings consume 40 percent of our nation's energy use, according to the U.S. Department of Energy.

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