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Lack of Global Justice Propels Youth Revolt

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Rising star Michael Armstrong used his voice - literally -  to take a stand on the world stage against human rights abuses and irresponsible sourcing practices from conflicted regions.

In an unprecedented ballad of traditional song, instruments and rap, Mr. Armstrong uses his musical talents as a world-class instrumentalist, singer and songwriter to say "enough".

Join Leading Compliance Experts in "Open House" Demo

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Open House Demonstration | Q&A Session with Leading Compliance Experts

There continues to be endless questions surrounding Conflict Minerals and Supply Chain Compliance. 

Source Intelligence is hosting a web-based 'open house' webinar to address any and all of your questions. No inquiry will be left unanswered. 

Take this opportunity to ask the compliance questions that pertain to your specific situation. Register for Wednesday, June 19, 2013 demonstration | Q&A session at 1 PM ET/ 10 AM PT.   

Maersk Line reaches 2020 CO2 target - 8 years ahead of schedule

Maersk Line’s focus on energy efficiency pays off
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February 1, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Maersk Line, the world’s largest container shipping company, has reached its 2020 target of reducing CO2 emissions by 25% from its benchmark 2007 levels.

“We’re proud to hit this mark 8 years ahead of schedule. It is confirmation we’re on the right track. And to keep that momentum we’re raising the target to a 40% reduction in CO2 by 2020,” says Morten Engelstoft, Chief Operating Officer, Maersk Line.

Breathe LA Video

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The Breathe LA video includes comments from California stakeholders, including Lt. Governor of California Gavin Newsom, on BNSF's leadership in hybrid energy options, research into liquefied natural gas, and implementation of wide-span electric cranes.

Since 2000, BNSF has purchased 3,000 new locomotives and have remanufactured 2,400 existing locomotives. These investments, along with the installation of idle-control technology, have resulted in a significant decrease in emissions and better fuel efficiency.

1-800-GOT-JUNK? Helps Give The New York Botanical Garden’s Lawns A Sustainable Renovation with Funding from CBS EcoMedia’s EcoAd

New Home Gardening Center lawns will use less water and fertilizer and reduce runoff waste while demonstrating how to do likewise for homeowner’s own lawns
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Bronx, NY,  June 15, 2013 /3BL Media/ – The newly renovated and replanted lawns across The New York Botanical Garden look just as green and lush as the lawns they replace, but they’re expected to be far greener when it comes to needing less water and less fertilizer and their ability to reduce runoff waste.  The new, sustainable substitute lawn was made possible thanks to funding from 1-800-GOT-JUNK?’s EcoAd advertising through CBS EcoMedia.

Lightning in a Bottle Festival Connects Youth & Sustainability

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It is undeniable. Our current eco-systems are in great peril: Citizens of the earth need to embrace the movement of Sustainability. Being Green, is not only restricted to countries and governments or determined by continents, but must be powered by the people of the world.

Kids Help GM Build a Wildlife Habitat

Planting Event Part of GM’s ‘Learn It, Live It’ Day at GM Tonawanda Facility
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BUFFALO, N.Y., June 14, 2013 /3BL Media/ - GM’s Tonawanda Engine facility will be closer to its goal of establishing a wildlife habitat on its property thanks to the planting efforts of 100 students. Hundreds of shrub and plant seedlings will help transform a brownfield space into a green buffer that will soon provide home to pollinators and other creatures.

Human Rights Disasters Cause Youth Outcry

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Rising star Michael Armstrong used his voice - literally -  to take a stand on the world stage against human rights abuses and irresponsible sourcing practices from conflicted regions.

In an unprecedented ballad of traditional song, instruments and rap, Mr. Armstrong uses his musical talents as a world-class instrumentalist, singer and songwriter to say "enough".

U.S. Citizens are Mobilizing to Donate to Colorado Wildfire Relief

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Denver, CO June 14, 2013 /3BL Media/ — Every summer, Colorado firefighters brace to combat wildfires blown out of control by dry temperatures and heavy winds. This summer is no different, as several wildfires rage throughout the state; damaging homes and leaving thousands holding their breath to see if their homes will make it. Fires, including the black forest fire, are eerily familiar to those that claimed more than 100,000 acres in the state last year.

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, June 17, 2013  /3BL Media/-  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.

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