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AIAG Honors Corporate Responsibility Leaders in Automotive Industry

Awards presented during ceremony at 2013 Corporate Responsibility Summit
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May 14, 2013 /3BL Media/ - AIAG has recognized the individual achievements of five leaders in the automotive industry for their accomplishments and dedication in the area of corporate responsibility. The not-for-profit, member-supported organization that helps automotive companies operate at peak performance presented the volunteer awards during a ceremony at its 2013 AIAG Corporate Responsibility Summit.

LAST CHANCE to Register: Are Global Brands & OEM's Exposed from the Complexities of Implementation?

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Global Brands and OEM's now realize that Conflict Minerals Compliance is an end-to-end Supply Chain maze that can translate into loss of business. The exposure they face from the complexities of Conflict Minerals Compliance implementation increases pressure to eliminate risk. 

Learn from programs in motion how to tackle the complexity that comes along with Conflict Minerals Compliance, sourcing due diligence, reporting requirements and potential auditing.   

Responsible Sourcing Network Director to Speak at Global Conflict Minerals Symposium

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Patricia Jurewicz, Director of As You Sow's Responsible Sourcing Network, announced as speaker at the Global Conflict Minerals Symposium.  Patricia has participated in numerous ground-breaking projects, from human rights and labor abuses, to forced labor and extortion at the commodity level of supply chains.  As You Sow's Responsible Sourcing Network ensures global supply chains are held accountable to the people and environments they touch at the raw commodity level. 

JustGreen™ Launches Green Power Calculator

Provides Building Projects with Real Time Quotes for Renewable Energy Credits (RECs) and Carbon Offsets
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Toronto, Ontario, May 15, 2013 JustGreen, a Just Energy Group Inc. (NYSE/TSX: JE) brand has hit the nail on the head with its new instant online green power quotes, making it easier for commercial customers to acquire  LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification at http://www.justgreenleed.com.

Sappi eQ Journal 005: Rethinking Recycling - Four Questions

SFPNA asks key questions about recycling to debunk common misconceptions and engage in meaningful dialogue.
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  1. Why is it important to recycle paper?

Is “Resilience” the New “Sustainability”?

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By Carol Pierson Holding

Last week, the wine-making town of Sebastopol became the second California city after Lancaster to require that solar panels be installed in all new building construction.

Heineken Hosts Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable

Industry Leaders Unite to Share Best Practices, Advance Sustainability of Sector
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May 14, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Beverage industry leaders from across the globe will convene in Amsterdam May 14-16 for the Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER) semi-annual meeting. BIER is a technical coalition of leading beverage companies working together to advance environmental sustainability within the beverage sector. HEINEKEN, headquartered in Amsterdam and BIER member since 2010, will play host to the event that will bring together representatives across beer, spirits, carbonated soft drinks, juice and bottled water categories.

City of Fort Worth, Recyclebank Honored with Two Gold Hermes Creative Awards

Combined marketing efforts on “Recycle Right!” campaign earns recognition from the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals
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FORT WORTH, TEXAS, May 14, 2013 /3BL Media/ —The City of Fort Worth, in partnership with Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) and Recyclebank®, the company that rewards people for taking everyday green actions with discounts and deals, was honored with two Gold Hermes Creative Awards from the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals for their “Recycle Right!” campaign.

Conflict Minerals: Experts Offer Risk Assessment at NRF 2013 Global Supply Chain Summit

Get your Conflict Minerals Rule compliance questions answered one-on-one.
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Are you attending the Natioanl Retail Federation's 2013 Global Supply Chain Summit?  Get your Conflict Minerals Rule compliance questions answered one-on-one with Source Intelligence and SRZ experts.  

To schedule a private session with either SRZ or Source Intelligence during the National Retail Federation 2013 Global Supply Chain Summit Click HERE

CVS Caremark is Innovating for a Healthier Environment

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As greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions continue to rise, climate patterns are being affected. This is leading to more extreme weather-related events, such as severe storms, flooding and droughts, around the world and here in the United States. As a whole, the retail industry is the second largest contributor of GHG emissions in the United States. Retailers require large amounts of energy to run their establishments and transport goods through their distribution networks.

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