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eQ Video: Cloquet Mill, The Industry Standard for Environmental Performance

An environmentally responsible paper produced by an environmentally responsible mill in Cloquet, MN
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Nestled in Northern Minnesota, Sappi's Cloquet Mill has one of the lowest carbon footprints of any paper mill in the world. See how Cloquet has become a sustainability marvel through innovations in energy usage, water reclamation, waste reduction and more. Published on March 26, 2012.


Keep America Beautiful and Dr Pepper Snapple Group Put Sustainability in Action with Recycling Bin Grant Program

Keep America Beautiful in Partnership with Dr Pepper Snapple Group to Offer Grants for Recycling Bins in Parks
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STAMFORD, Conn., March 18, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful (KAB) and Dr Pepper Snapple Group (DPS) today announced a partnership agreement focusing on increasing recycling in city, regional and state public parks across the country. As part of the one-year collaboration, DPS is donating $300,000 to KAB primarily to fund the placement of recycling bins to provide citizens visiting public parks greater access to recycling systems.

Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. Releases Fiscal 2012 Sustainability Report

Goals for Fiscal 2013 Include Increased Fair Trade Certified Coffee Sales and Improved Energy Efficiency
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WATERBURY, VT, March 18, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. (GMCR) (NASDAQ: GMCR), a leader in specialty coffee and coffee makers, today released its eighth annual sustainability report, outlining the Company’s environmental and social performance for fiscal 2012.

Tenke Fungurume Mining, a Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold company, supports the cleanup of the Kelangile River and horticultural training in partnership with local agencies


In a project sponsored by the Tenke Fungurume Mining (TFM) Social Community Fund, three months of river cleaning was carried out by the University of Lubumbashi for a sound and healthy environment for the population directly affected by the overflowing Kelangile River during the rainy season. This project was supervised by the National Hydraulic Agency of the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Source Intelligence Releases a Series of White Papers Based on its Five Step Process on Conflict Minerals Compliance


Retailers and manufacturers have been asking the question, "Where do we begin to comply with the U.S. regulation on conflict minerals?"

Companies are required to publicly disclose the origin of gold, tin, tantalum and tungsten (3TG) used in their products. However the prospect of surveying and requesting data from every tier 1 supplier is daunting and inefficient.

Source Intelligence relieves this burden with its five step process in Conflict Minerals Compliance:

1. Product Filtering

2. Reasonable Country of Origin Inquiry (RCOI)

3. Due Diligence

GM’s Sustainable Supplier of the Year is ‘Ideal’ Choice


When we unveiled our Cadillac Urban Garden last August, we made it clear we could not have completed that community project on our own. It took a village.

“Build vs. Buy” to Address Conflict Minerals Compliance: Critical Cost and Resources Considerations


The 11th hour is here. Thousands of companies in retail, consumer products, electronics, automotive and other impacted industries are making decisions to tackle the issue of conflict minerals within their supply chain now that the first reporting year, which began January 1, 2013, is in full swing. 

Monsanto & Water: Partnerships


Monsanto does not and cannot work alone when it comes to water issues. The world faces major challenges with respect to clean water, water quality and access to water, and the solutions do not reside in a single approach or single entity. We have partnered with several non-governmental organizations to address local water and food issues.

Sappi eQ video: Keeping Dairy Farming Sustainable

Donating by-products of the papermaking process to local dairy farmers
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Sappi is donating the by-products of the papermaking process to local dairy farmers. The boiler ash and lime mud is being used to raise the pH of the soil so that farmers can afford to grow their crops and continue farming during difficult economic times. Published on Mar 26, 2012


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