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BIER Releases Practical Perspective on Managing Water-Related Business Risk

Press Release

St. Paul, Minn., Nov. 28, 2012 /3BL Media/ – The Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER) released today “A Practical Perspective on Managing Water-Related Business Risks and Opportunities in the Beverage Sector”, a document developed through a collaborative effort of BIER members for the purpose of sharing collective experience with proactively identifying, prioritizing, and managing water-related risks and opportunities.

Chevrolet Spark EV is Pure, Electric Fun

Summary: 
  • Expected range among best in EV segment
  • Advanced, U.S.-built motor and drive unit deliver best-in-class acceleration
  • Two seven-inch, high-resolution LCD screens display key vehicle functions and infotainment
  • Initial markets include California, Oregon, Canada, South Korea and other global markets
  • Optional SAE Combo DC Fast Charging capability enables Spark EV to charge to 80 percent in 20 minutes
Competitively priced under $25,000 with tax incentives
Press Release
  • Expected range among best in EV segment
  • Advanced, U.S.-built motor and drive unit deliver best-in-class acceleration
  • Two seven-inch, high-resolution LCD screens display key vehicle functions and infotainment
  • Initial markets include California, Oregon, Canada, South Korea and other global markets
  • Optional SAE Combo DC Fast Charging capability enables Spark EV to charge to 80 percent in 20 minutes

Hilton Worldwide Completes More Than 800 Volunteer Events During Inaugural Global Week of Service

Team Members served more than 660 local organizations in 401 cities across 51 countries
Press Release

McLean, Va., November 28, 2012 /3BL Media/ – During the week of November 11-18, Hilton Worldwide celebrated its first annual Global Week of Service and furthered the company’s Vision to “fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality.”

Global Compact LEAD Symposium Establishes Investors as Drivers of Sustainability

NASDAQ OMX joining the Global Compact underscores stock exchanges as important link in investor-company communications
Press Release

NEW YORK, November 27, 2012 /3BL Media/ – Today the heads of major global reporting initiatives and senior corporate executives will address future alignment of sustainability communications during a special symposium convened by Global Compact LEAD, a platform for advanced corporate sustainability practices. The 3rd LEAD Symposium reflects one of the most important drivers of change – the increasing analysis by investors to integrate environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors into the investment process.

Georg Kell (UN Global Compact): Caring for Climate

A Call to Business Leaders from UN Global Compact Executive Director Georg Kell
Article

In an article featured in Planet B Magazine, UN Global Compact Executive Director Georg Kell explains how the Caring for Climate initiative provides an action platform for companies to advance practical low-carbon solutions and help shape key UN goals and policies. Click here to continue reading

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Green Living Launches Holiday Eco-Auction In Support Of Fashion Takes Action

Nov. 22nd - Dec. 5th
Press Release

Nov. 21, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Green Living and Fashion Takes Action have teamed up this holiday season to provide the socially conscious consumer with the best responsible gift giving solutions in our inaugural Holiday Eco-Auction. The auction will run on the Green Living Marketplace from November 22nd to December 5th with net proceeds benefitting Fashion Takes Action, Canada’s premiere not-for-profit focusing on sustainable fashion.

2013 EcoLiving Awards

Submissions for 2013 Scotiabank EcoLiving Awards in Business Leadership, Innovation and Student Leadership Now Open
Press Release

November 21, 2012 /3BL Media/ - With rewards totalling $75,000, Scotiabank today announced the opening of submissions for the Scotiabank EcoLiving Awards, a unique Canada-wide awards program that recognizes businesses, innovators and students for excellence in the development of home energy efficiency products, services and solutions. Submissions can be made through Scotiabank’s EcoLiving website until February 15, 2013.

Hurricane Sandy, the Tip of the Iceberg—How to Minimize Supply Chain Disruptions

Press Release

November 21, 2012 /3BL Media/ – As Hurricane season comes to an end and the threat of a paralyzing winter sets in, companies across the U.S. are anticipating supply chain disruptions. Hurricane Sandy is estimated to have caused $10-30 billion in lost business (according to IHS Global Insight). How does your company minimize the adverse effects following natural disasters?

Frederick Kaufman: The Fix Is In (With All The Fixins)

Multimedia with summary

This week, along with the rest of the country, we'll be piling my plate high with abundant turkey, stuffing, cranberry sauce and apple pie. It seems like a fitting time to reflect on food. Today on Sea Change Radio, we check in again with leading food journalist Frederick Kaufman to discuss the factors that go into fluctuating food prices around the world.

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