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CSC Sets Global Energy Reduction Target

Press Release

May 8, 2013 /3BL Media/ -  CSC announced its plans to reduce its global energy consumption by 10 percent over the next three years. This energy efficiency target applies to CSC’s data centers, offices and delivery centers, reinforcing the company's corporate responsibility commitment and, simultaneously, optimizing assets and reducing costs.

There is No Such Thing as "One Size Fits All" for Conflict Minerals Compliance

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Industry experts convened at the Automobile Industry Action Group (AIAG) 2013 CR Summit in Novi, MI to discuss the challenges organizations face in developing strategies to meet Dodd-Frank Section 1502 Conflict Minerals regulatory compliance requirements.  Jordan Groves, Sales Director at Source Intelligence, provided perspective based on the hundreds of organizations Source Intelligence has worked with over the past two years and provided a synopsis of 4 different approaches to addressing Conflict Minerals Compliance: 

World-Class Group of Experts Convene at Global Conflict Minerals Symposium

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The Conflict Minerals Consortium presents the inaugural Global Conflict Minerals Consortium taking place in Los Angeles, California on August 21-22 of this year. The Symposium coincides with the 1-year anniversary of the Dodd-Frank Section 1502 Conflict Minerals Final Rule.  

Examples to Live By: Environment Week in Canada

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Lead by Example:  We hear it said all the time, and we all know that it’s one of the best ways to influence others.  The idea of leading by example is especially important when it comes to matters of national and global importance – such as promoting sustainability and the reduction of carbon emissions.

Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. Recognized as One of America’s 100 Best Corporate Citizens

Press Release

May 28, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold has been recognized by Corporate Responsibility Magazine as one of the “100 Best Corporate Citizens” for a sixth consecutive year.

Bureau of Energy, Economic, and Business Affairs at the US Department of State to Speak at Symposium

Global Conflict Minerals Symposium
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Brad Brooks-Rubin, Special Advisor for Conflict Diamonds and Conflict Minerals in the Bureau of Energy, Economic, and Business Affairs at the U.S. Department of State, announced as another speaker at the Global Conflict Minerals Symposium.  This event, presented by the Conflict Minerals Consortium coincides with the 1-year anniversary of the Dodd-Frank Section 1502 Conflict Minerals Final Rule.  

GM Donates $10,000 to Flint for Tree-Planting Project

Funds will help support city’s phytoremediation of historic ‘Chevy in the Hole’ plant site
Press Release

FLINT, Mich., May 6, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Two days after announcing plans to purchase the first Durant-Dort Carriage Company factory in Flint, the automaker presented Flint city leaders with $10,000 to purchase and plant trees this spring on the nearby Chevy in the Hole manufacturing site.

GM Channels Edison with Innovative Landfill-Free Program

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To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.
― Thomas A. Edison

This quote is fitting given that General Motors was awarded a bronze Edison Award for its global landfill-free program.

Union Pacific Recognized for Industry-Leading Role in Emissions Reduction

Receives Sacramento Business Journal's Green Leadership in Tranportation Award
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Union Pacific Railroad received the award for Green Leadership in Transportation from the Sacramento Business Journal. The award recognizes companies, agencies and individuals demonstrating a strong commitment to making the Sacramento region a thriving hub for clean technology.

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