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Sappi Fine Paper North America's eQ Journal 004: Taking the Guilt Out of Paper Sets the Facts Straight

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(3BL Media) Boston, MA - April 3, 2012 - Sappi Fine Paper North America today announced the release of eQ Journal 004, an in-depth, myth-busting look at sustainable forestry. Grounded in facts and science, this edition of eQ Journal presents how sustainable forestry protects air and water quality, supports biodiversity of plants and wildlife and results in healthier forests.

Pearson Recognised for Leading Energy Renewal Performance

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(3BL Media) September 21, 2012 - Pearson plc has come top in the 2012 Corporate Renewable Energy Index (CREX) produced by Bloomberg New Energy Finance. We were one of 35 global companies to achieve a maximum score of 100 percent and Pearson was also named as a top-ranked global company in the customer services sector alongside US companies Kohl's and Whole Foods Market.
 

U.S. Insurance Companies Vulnerable to Extreme Weather, Changing Climate

Report proposes solutions for state regulators, investors and insurers to protect consumers, maintain industry profitability in a warming world
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(3BL Media) Boston, MA – September 2012, 2012 – Worsening weather in a warming world poses a growing risk to the financial stability of insurance companies and has broad ramifications for the economy and society, according to a new report.

HP Recognized for Environmental Commitment

Company named an industry leader for sustainability efforts
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by Michael_Thacker

HP’s commitment to environmental stewardship and addressing climate change has been recognized in two influential environmental reports that rank the world’s leading sustainability companies.

Announcing Good Business New York™ Leading Women for 2012

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(3BL Media) September 19, 2012 - New York, New York:  Good Business New York™, the two-year old award-winning sustainable business media company, announces it’s 2012 list of: “Good Business Leading Women: 25 Dynamic Women Who Are Changing the World Through Work & Business.”

CSX Named to Dow Jones Sustainability Index for Second Consecutive Year

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(3BL Media) Jacksonville, FL - September 19, 2012 - CSX Corporation (NYSE: CSX) announced that it was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for North America for the second consecutive year and was the only U.S. railroad  listed in 2012.

“Sustainable practices improve today’s operations and position CSX for a strong future,” said Michael J. Ward, chairman, president and chief executive officer. “CSX remains committed to transparency and accountability and will continue to implement new sustainability strategies as our business grows.”

Hilton Worldwide and Global Soap Project “Best Partnership” Finalist

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Business Civic Leadership Center Names Finalists, Initiates Public Vote for Winner
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(3BL Media) McLean, VA – September 19, 2012 – Hilton Worldwide and nonprofit partner, the Global Soap Project, are finalists for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Business Civic Leadership Center’s Best Partnership Award, a category in the Center’s prestigious annual Corporate Citizenship Awards program.

Ernst & Young Earthwatch Ambassadors Travel to Brazil and Costa Rica to Help Local Businesses with Environmentally and Economically Sustainable Practices

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(3BL Media) September 18, 2012 - This year Ernst & Young, in conjunction with the Earthwatch Institute, is sending 30 volunteers on skills-based expeditions to Brazil and Costa Rica to conduct field research and recommend strategies for implementing environmentally and economically sustainable practices to local businesses.

Business Leaders Urge Congress to Extend Renewable Energy Tax Credit

BICEP Companies and Major Consumer Brands Tout Economic Benefits of Wind Power and the Production Tax Credit
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(3BL Media) Boston, MA – September 18, 2012 – Today, 19 companies, including major consumer brands and several Fortune 500 firms, wrote to Congressional leaders encouraging them to extend the Production Tax Credit (PTC), a key provision supporting renewable energy.

Leonardo Academy and Farmland Management Services Collaborate to Advance Sustainable Agriculture

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(3BL Media) Madison, WI - September 18, 2012 - Leonardo Academy facilitated efforts to reduce emissions from several Farmland Management Services (FMS) cranberry farms in Wisconsin through a grant provided by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) National Clean Diesel Funding Assistance Program.

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