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Mars Speaks at Clinton Global Initiative (CGI)

Speaking on the 2013 CGI theme of "Mobilizing for Impact" Mars' Chief Agricultural Officer Howard-Yana Shapro highlighted the importance of uncommon collaborations in fighting malnutrition and hunger in Africa #CGI2013
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2013 Quivira Conference: “Inspiring Adaptation”

NOVEMBER 13 - 15, 2013, Albuquerque, New Mexico
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ALBUQUERQUE, NM., September 26, 2013 /3BL Media/ – The Quivira Coalition presents its 2013 Quivira Conference: “Inspiring Adaptation” taking place Wednesday – Friday, November 13 - 15, 2013 in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

The War on Empathy: Marion Nestle and George Lakoff

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Remember when President Obama nominated Sonia Sotomayor to the Supreme Court, and “empathy” was transformed by some political commentators into a dirty word? This week on Sea Change Radio, we talk to two giants in their respective fields who think empathy is probably pretty important, especially when it comes to policy.

Hewlett Packard Sets Climate Targets for Suppliers

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Hewlett Packard (HP) is embarking on one of the more elusive aspects of corporate sustainability - getting suppliers in line.

HP announced it is setting greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction targets for first-tier supply chain partners involved in manufacturing and transporting products. The goal is for a 20% cut in GHG by 2020 (from 2010 levels).

Darden Digest: Collaborating for Greater Impact

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Well managed, ocean ecosystems can produce a flow of services that are vital to humanity, including the production of goods (e.g.,seafood), life-support processes (e.g., oxygen), and future needs (e.g., genetic diversity). Despite its importance, this natural capital is poorly understood, and in the case of marine fisheries and their associated ecosystems, is undergoing rapid degradation and depletion.

World Environment Center Awarded U.S. Department Of State Innovation “Challenge” Program

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WASHINGTON, D.C., September 25, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The World Environment Center (WEC), through a grant by the U.S. Department of State, is launching a new program to select and bring to scale innovative, locally produced concepts in support of the multilateral Pathways to Prosperity in the Americas initiative (Pathways).

Toyota Pitches in for Public Lands

Toyota sponsors National Public Lands Day for 15th consecutive year
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TORRANCE, Calif., Sept. 25, 2013 /3BL Media/ – What is your favorite outdoor spot?  Most of us have a favorite trail, beach, garden or park.  These public spaces allow us opportunities for exercise, recreation, education or a simple connection with nature.  Toyota wants to keep it that way.     

Taproot Foundation and Winston & Strawn LLP Unite to Provide Pro Bono Training for Nation's Nonprofits

Nonprofits in 5 cities will receive a joint training on using business and legal pro bono to maximize effectiveness
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September 25, 2013 /3BL Media/ - As part of its Pro Bono Week 2013 campaign, Taproot Foundation will partner with Winston & Strawn LLP to provide pro bono trainings to nonprofits across the nation.  Taproot and Winston & Strawn will invite nonprofits from both of their grantee networks for joint trainings that cover both business and legal Pro Bono 101. Trainings will be held in each of Taproot’s five flagship cities: New York City, Washington DC, Chicago, Los Angeles and San Francisco from October 20-26th.   

Boeing Recognized for Leadership in Climate Change Disclosure

Boeing achieves high marks for environmental transparency, earns designation for fourth year
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SEATTLE, Sept. 26, 2013 /3BL Media/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] has been named one of the world's leading companies in taking actions to improve environmental performance and reporting climate-change strategy by the CDP, formally known as the Carbon Disclosure Project.

Boeing is one of 53 companies on the 2013 list of CDP's Standard & Poor's 500 Climate Disclosure Leadership Index. This is the fourth time Boeing has been named to this list by the international, non-profit environmental organization.

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