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JustGreen® Partners with GreenWizard to Provide Real-time Green Power Quotes for LEED® credits

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February 19, 2013 /3BL Media/ - GreenWizard – a cloud-based Product Management and project collaboration software that simplifies building efficient, healthy, and sustainable buildings – today announced that it has created a partnership with JustGreen. Through this partnership, JustGreen and GreenWizard will offer a new and efficient application that will provide instant quotes for LEED green power credits using JustGreen’s green power calculator.

Owens Corning ‘Moves Forward’ with Proven Solutions

Owens Corning ‘Moves Forward’ with Proven, Innovative Air Handling Solutions
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DALLAS, Texas, Jan. 29, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Owens Corning (NYSE:OC) showcased its comprehensive, proven HVAC solutions at the 2013 AHR Expo in Dallas, Jan. 28-30 (booth #175). An industry leader in Air Handling solutions for 75 years, Owens Corning offers a full line of products for contractors, mechanical engineers, distributors and flex duct manufacturers that improve energy efficiency, comfort and sound performance in homes and buildings.

Sodexo Recognized at World Economic Forum in Davos for its Sustainability Leadership

Sodexo’s commitment to sustainability has been recognized for efforts and results in social, environmental and economic performance at the World Economic Forum 2013 in Davos with three awards: Sector Leader 2013, Gold Class 2013, and Sector Mover 2013.
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Issy-les-Moulineaux, January 30, 2013 /3BL Media/– Sodexo's commitment to sustainability has been recognized for efforts and results in social, environmental and economic performance at the World Economic Forum 2013 in Davos with three awards: Sector Leader 2013, Gold Class 2013, and Sector Mover 2013.

The RobecoSAM Sustainability Yearbook is regarded as the world's most comprehensive publication on corporate sustainability performance. These three distinctions recognize Sodexo’s strong performance in social, economic and environmental practices.

Top Executives Meet with UN Secretary-General to Mark Successes, Future of Sustainability Leadership Platform

Leading companies seize chance to help structure post-2015 development agenda, launch programme to address role of corporate boards in sustainability
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DAVOS, 25 January 2013, /3BL Media/ – Leading executives met with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today in Davos to mark the close of the pilot phase of Global Compact LEAD and a new beginning for the sustainability leadership platform. The meeting provided an historic opportunity to help place corporate sustainability and private sector-led solutions at the center of a new global development architecture as targets of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) expire in 2015.

GLOBAL 100: GE Named One of the 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World

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GE has been named to the Global 100, a ranking of the most sustainable corporations in the world.  The award, announced this week at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, is based on 12 key performance indicators including resource, employee and financial management.  “We are committed to finding sustainable solutions to benefit the planet, its people and the economy,“ said Bob Corcoran, Vice President of Corporate Citizenship.

The Perils of Fracking

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. at COMMIT!Forum 2012, Part 7
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Robert F. Kennedy Jr. sat down with Video4Good at the 2012 COMMIT!Forum in New York.  In an extended interview, Kennedy discusses his career in the environmental movement and the impacts of business on the planet.  He explores the roots of environmental problems, analyzes the current situation and offers solutions for creating a healthy, prosperous future for society and the natural world.

The Sustainability Thought Leaders of Tomorrow, Here Today

Verizon will host a student intern from the Environmental Defense Fund's Climate Corps fellowship program
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Verizon's Chief Sustainability Officer James Gowen blogs that Verizon will again host a student intern from the Environmental Defense Fund's Climate Corps fellowship program. The Climate Corps Fellow will research Verizon's energy use patterns and help plan energy saving strategies. EDF statistics show that on average, each company assisted by the EDF Climate Corps has found $1 million in energy savings.

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Verizon's Chief Sustainability Officer James Gowen blogs that Verizon will again host a student intern from the Environmental Defense Fund's Climate Corps fellowship program. The Climate Corps Fellow will research Verizon's energy use patterns and help plan energy saving strategies. EDF statistics show that on average, each company assisted by the EDF Climate Corps has found $1 million in energy savings.

The Great Climate Disconnect

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GE has asked the members of its Citizenship Advisory Panel to reflect on trends and key challenges for sustainable development in 2013. This first post by Nick Robins tackles the gap between climate change risk and ambition. 

Verizon Powerful Answers: Envision Charlotte

A city collaborates with Verizon to create the most sustainable, energy-efficient urban core.
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How can we make reduced energy consumption a real and seamless possibility? A unique public-private partnership between Verizon, Duke Energy, and the leaders of Charlotte, North Carolina is working to create a sustainable, energy-efficient urban core.

The Envision Charlotte project has created “intelligent buildings,” where real-time data on energy consumption is gathered using smart meters and sensors and displayed on interactive kiosks throughout uptown. Businesses and individuals can keep track of their energy usage to see how much power they consume -- or save.

JustGreen® Renewable Energy Credits Now Green-e Certified

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January 24, 2013 /3BL Media/—Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) today announced that Just Energy’s new renewable energy certificate (REC) product, "JustGreen RECs," is now certified by Green-e® Energy.  Just Energy, one of North America’s largest green energy providers with $70M invested in green energy projects, joins the growing network of renewable energy providers that offer products certified by Green-e Energy, North America's leading certification and verification program for renewable energy.

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