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Ecolab Named One of the World's Most Ethical Companies for Seventh Consecutive Year

Ethisphere recognizes Ecolab for ethical business practices and industry leadership
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ST. PAUL, Minn., March 6, 2013 /3BL Media/ - For the seventh consecutive year, Ecolab Inc. (ECL) has been named one of the world's most ethical companies by the Ethisphere Institute. Since 2007, the Ethisphere Institute has awarded the annual designation to companies throughout the world that demonstrate the highest ethical standards.

Not Business As Usual: Bill Reed & Rob Deitz

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"A person who knows that enough is enough will always have enough" - Lao Tzu (6th Century B.C.E.)

Like it or not, we are all consumers to some degree. But when is enough enough exactly? This week on Sea Change Radio, we dive into two very different ends of the consumerism pool. 

Live Nation Entertainment & JustGreen Lifestyle Partner to Neutralize Concert Venues' Carbon Emissions

First Ever Carbon Neutral Tour by Portugal The Man
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LOS ANGELES, March 6, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV) and JustGreen Lifestyle, a Just Energy Group Inc. (NYSE/TSX: JE) brand, today announced a partnership to make Live Nation's concert venues more environmentally sustainable. JustGreen Lifestyle, will audit 85 participating concert venues in the United States to evaluate energy use and purchase carbon offsets to bring the concerts carbon neutral.  Additionally, JustGreen Lifestyle will conduct an energy audit and purchase carbon offsets for alternative rock band, Portugal.

International Water Experts Convene in India to Address Global Crisis in Water and Sanitation

Role of Business Highlighted at CEO Water Mandate Conference
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Mumbai, India, March 5, 2013 /3BL Media/ – The UN Global Compact’s CEO Water Mandate today convened an international conference in Mumbai, India, to explore how the global business community can positively contribute to the growing global and regional water and sanitation challenges – especially with respect to the UN’s Post-2015 Development Agenda.

General Motors February 2013 Corporate Responsibility Newsletter

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General Motors Corporate Responsibility Newsletter

February 2013

Chevrolet Malibu Label Provides Ecologic Scorecard

Most Chevrolet Malibu customers say they want to know just how green their car is, regardless of its exterior color. Now they can find out what was done to reduce its environmental impact from an at-a glance EcologicTM window label.

How Are Leading Companies Responding To Water As An Emerging Challenge?

Corporate Perspectives on Water
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Often referred to as ‘the next carbon’, water is emerging as a major sustainability challenge facing societies globally. Mega-trends such as population growth, forecast to reach nine billion globally by the middle of the century; the resultant increased agricultural demand; and climate change, are among the main drivers of this issue.

Health Sector is Top Performer for Brands in US - Data from SPONSORIUM Report

SPONSORIUM Report Reveals How Well Philanthropy Meets with Brand Objectives
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The latest SPONSORIUM Report, which is an analysis of the actual data that brands around the world have recorded as it relates to their Community Investment and CSR activities, reveals unique industry insights.

Future Business: The Four Mega-Trends That Every Company Needs to Prepare For

Company reputations could collapse in minutes and more firms will develop an explicit ‘social purpose’– that’s according to a new study into the mega-trends that businesses will face in the future.
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March 5, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The future has always been hard to predict as our world is constantly changing. Population growth, new digital platforms, shifting global power and declining trust in corporations… But what can business do to prepare for emerging issues? Corporate Citizenship have released their latest research where they have identified the four mega-trends that every company needs to prepare for: CRUNCH; FRAGMENT; CONNECT; and REBALANCE.

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