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Hilton Worldwide Highlights Cumulative Estimated Energy Savings at Quarter of a Billion Dollars

Exceeds Five-Year Goal to Reduce Water Consumption Ahead of Schedule
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Hilton Worldwide, one of the first major multi-brand hospitality companies to make sustainability measurement a brand standard, equal in importance to quality, service and revenue, recently released its 2012 - 2013 Corporate Responsibility Report.  The report highlights the company’s innovative approach to sustainability.  Further, it showcases progress against the company’s global promise to Living Sustainably, a business imperative and a cornerstone of Travel with Purpose™, Hilton Worldwide’s corporate responsibility commitment.

Stone Soup Films for Pro Bono Week 2013

By Liz Norton
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In honor of Pro bono Week 2013 everyone at Stone Soup Films rallied and in short order did what we do best: harness the power of our awesome skilled volunteers to produce and donate a film to a worthy organization.  In this case, though, we made a pro bono film about Pro bono Week highlighting the range of pro bono services that benefit local nonprofits. How meta is that.

TD Bank: Where Going Green Is Going Viral

TD Bank's successful environmental employee engagement program features five lessons for companies and individuals looking to integrate sustainability into their workforce culture and processes
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In 2012, TD Bank launched its ambitious Environmental Employee Engagement (EEE) Program to bring sustainability into its business practices and workforce culture. At Net Impact, we believe that one of the best ways to learn is from experience – which is why we partnered with GreenBiz Group to investigate key insights from TD Bank’s experience.

This case study reveals five lessons companies and individuals can leverage as they integrate sustainability into their organizations and communities.

Samsung and ENERGY STAR® Give Back to a Community in Need to Celebrate ENERGY STAR Day

Donations help restore Boys & Girls Club of Atlantic City while teaching the importance of conserving energy
Press Release

October 31, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Samsung and ENERGY STAR celebrated ENERGY STAR Day yesterday with festivities at the Boys & Girls Club of Atlantic City.

Source Intelligence Introduces LiveChat

Do you have supply chain compliance questions that need answers fast?
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To help companies with burring questions about any number of supply chain compliance issues, Source Intelligence has implemented LiveChat on their website. The chat can be enabled at any time on sourceintelligence.com and offers real-time transmission of messages from an expert for free.  The chat creates a one-on-one feel similar to a spoken conversation, which separates it from forums and emails.

REI Data Center Retrofit Reduces Cooling Energy Use by 93 Percent

Press Release

SEATTLE, October 30, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Energy use is the largest contributor to REI's climate impact. In recent years, the leading outdoor retailer has taken actions to reduce its greenhouse gas impact. A retrofit of its data center is its latest effort, resulting in a 93 percent reduction in the cooling energy used to operate the facility. 

Financial Brands Asked For Higher Donation Amounts Than Others; First Ever Financial Industry Only Analysis Of Latest Sponsorium Report

Monthly View into Actual Sponsorship/Community Investment Data from Hundreds of Brands
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MONTREAL, OCTOBER 30, 2013 /3BL Media/ – The Financial industry has an extensive history in sponsorship and community investment, with a perception that potentially deserves re-examining. Data reviewed in this month’s SPONSORIUM Report stems exclusively from Financial brands and uncovers perhaps a new story. Financial companies, on average, saw 9% higher requested amounts for philanthropic donations than non-Financial industry brands among the most popular giving sectors.

Pro Bono Day NYC Top Five

Guest Post by Miriam Young, NPower Community Corps
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We had a great time on Wednesday celebrating Pro Bono Day NYC, hosted at the Social Centre for Innovation as part of Pro Bono Week 2013Taproot Foundation and desigNYC organized the event with sponsorship from Citi Foundation

Symantec's Kelly Shea on Green is Good Radio

Hosted by Electronic Recyclers International's John Shegerian
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Rebuilding Together And Caesars Foundation Honor Veterans By Extending A Helping Hand At Home

Projects in Atlantic City, Las Vegas, New Orleans and North San Diego center on sustainable and safe living
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October 30, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Nails, paint, energy efficient light bulbs and countless helping hands will come to the aid of six U.S. veterans scatter across the country. In the week leading up to and following Veterans Day, hundreds of Caesars Entertainment and Rebuilding Together volunteers will honor Veterans Day in a big way by performing safety upgrades and beautification projects on four homes, a local high school and a community Veterans of Foreign Wars Post building.

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