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A Dialogue with Gretchen Hancock of GE on Science-Based Sustainability Goal-Setting (Part 1)

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As with many companies, General Electric is nearing the end-date for many of its sustainability goals — such as its goal to reduce absolute greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions 25% by 2015 (from a 2004 baseline) — and so is actively gearing up for a new round of goal-setting.

Speaking the Same Language

The Intersection of Business and Sustainability
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A few weeks ago, I attended the 2013 Net Impact Conference in San Jose, Calif., a three-day immersion into the conference theme of, “Change Starts Here.” As mentioned in the blog posted before the conference kicked off, we are strong believers in the power of collaboration and creativity to affect meaningful change.

Assigning Corporate Blame for Global Warming Now Possible

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By Carol Pierson Holding

Three recent headlines offer disturbing news to climate advocates. Together, they show catastrophic aggression from the fossil fuel producers.

Conflict-Free Mining Has Positive Impact in Community

After less than a year, benefits of local trade changes in the DRC can already be seen
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In a unique move by authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) last December, 70% of tax revenue created by mineral exports is now returned to local territories to be used on the communities.  This money is a reward to production territories for having mines that are involved in the conflict-free mineral trade and is to be used by them for development of their own business plans, such as the construction of a local community hall.

National Geographic, REVERB and Musicians Help Deliver Clean Water to 10,000

Early buyers keep innovative Help Build® carbon offset projects on track to reach goal of 20,000 lives changed by the end of 2014
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BURLINGTON, VT, November 25, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Through NativeEnergy’s Clean Water Campaign, National Geographic Expeditions, REVERB, and artists that work with REVERB have provided essential upfront funding for the installation of Hydraid® biosand filters in households lacking access to clean water. The Clean Water Campaign, using NativeEnergy’s Help Build™ project model, installs water filters in Kenya, Ghana, and Honduras with communities in Ethiopia and India under review for subsequent projects.

Conflict Minerals Filing Challenges Answered by Expert Panel

Source Intelligence offers complementary webinar on December 4th
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With the conclusion of Source Intelligence’s Virtual Conflict Minerals Symposium series, many questions have been issued regarding corporate sustainability, regulatory compliance and social responsibly initiatives.

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