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SRZ Law Firm Leads the Charge for Conflict Minerals Compliance

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The complexity of Conflict Minerals Compliance is an intense undertaking for companies. Attend the April 10th webinar to personally ask the questions you've been seeking answers to.  Register for: CONFLICT MINERALS: On April 10th, Industry Veterans speak out on the changing requirements of Due Diligence

Championing Natural Gas Vehicles in Canada

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In recognition of Earth Month 2013 Enbridge celebrates a few of the actions we are taking to track and reduce our greenhouse gas emissions. 

Electric Vehicle Charging Stations in Pontiac Allow GM Employees to Game the System

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To General Motors employee and Chevrolet Volt owner Bob Dziurda, driving his Volt on a daily basis without allowing the gas engine to kick in has become somewhat of a game. And thanks to the installation of 32 electric vehicle charging stations at the Pontiac Powertrain campus where he works, his odds to win the game just increased dramatically.

Going Green: Diggin’ into National Garden Month

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We have all heard that “April showers bring May flowers,” but did you know that the month of April is actually National Garden Month?  

What makes gardening so great is that you don't have to be a pro to give it a go, or even do the gardening where you live!  Here are four ideas to help you celebrate this month—including some details on what our Fellow Co-Hearts are doing!

Chevy Volt Owners are Meeting (and beating) EPA MPGe Estimates

150 million combined electric miles equivalent of trip from Earth to Mars
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DETROIT, April 3, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Chevrolet Volt owners are consistently achieving the published EPA-estimated mileage of 98 MPGe gasoline-free miles, and many are even exceeding it.  Their experience contributes to an out worldly total of 150 million electric-powered Volt driving miles – roughly the distance from Earth to Mars. 

The typical Volt owner who regularly charges the vehicle is going 900 miles between fill-ups of the gasoline engine that powers the Volt’s on-board generator. That avoids about $1,300 a year at the pump.  

Shared Success: A Conversation with Verizon on Sustainability, Values & More

Join Verizon's CSR and Sustainability Execs and CSRwire for a Compelling Discussion About the Company's Approach to Creating Shared Value (Free Webinar Today at 12 p.m. ET)
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April 3, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Verizon recently released its 2012 annual report  showcasing solid progress in delivering powerful answers in the areas of healthcare, education and energy management. This is the second year Verizon produced an Integrated Report, which combined its corporate responsibility performance with their traditional annual report on financial performance to offer a comprehensive vision for growth.  

Michael Skelly on Wind Energy: Blowing Over Barriers

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Promoters and detractors of wind power have one point of agreement - both see the transmission lines that carry wind energy as inefficient and very expensive to build. If wind power is going to fulfill its potential as the natural, pristine and infinitely renewable energy source that it could be, this obstacle will have to be overcome.

Metal Miners Add Corporate Social Responsibility to Productivity and Cost Controls as Top Strategic Priorities

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As the 3rd Annual Mining Americas Summit approaches, metal miners are keenly aware of the new social pressures placed on them by the new Dodd-Frank Section 1502 Conflict Minerals Reporting Requirements.  Public companies whose products are “in scope” or fall under the rule are required to disclose the origin of tin, tantalum, tungsten and gold (3TG) and address conflicted practices associated with mining of these minerals.

EnCompass Expands Sustainability Reporting at Enbridge

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In recognition of Earth Month 2013 Enbridge celebrates a few of the actions we are taking to track and reduce our greenhouse gas emissions. 

Just over a year ago, Enbridge began rolling out its first enterprise-wide sustainability reporting system. Known as EnCompass, the system is radically transforming the way the company tracks and reports its environmental and safety performance.

National Mayor's Challenge for Water Conservation to Kick Off in Washington, D.C.

Mayor Gray Among U.S. City Leaders Encouraging Residents to Make Water Conservation Commitment
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WASHINGTON, D.C., April 2, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The Wyland Foundation and Toyota will launch the second annual National Mayor's Challenge for Water Conservation from the nation’s capital, with support from Mayor Vincent C. Gray and city leaders from around the country.

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