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UN Global Compact Monthly Bulletin - June 2013

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The UN Global Compact Bulletin is designed to keep participants up to date on news, engagement opportunities, resources and events. Participants are encouraged to look to this monthly communication for important information. Please note that engagement opportunities and events are intended for Global Compact stakeholders unless otherwise indicated. The Bulletin is published in English, French, Spanish and Chinese.

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The UN Global Compact Bulletin is designed to keep participants up to date on news, engagement opportunities, resources and events. Participants are encouraged to look to this monthly communication for important information. Please note that engagement opportunities and events are intended for Global Compact stakeholders unless otherwise indicated. The Bulletin is published in English, French, Spanish and Chinese.

Thought Leaders Gather for Global Conflict Minerals Symposium

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The Global Conflict Minerals Symposium, coinciding with the 1-year anniversary of the ruling on August 21-22 in Los Angeles, is bringing together the greatest minds in the industry for ground-breaking discussions on current issues and the future of Conflict Minerals.

New Conflict Minerals Legislation to Impact Global Revenue

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Canada and the European Union are the latest to join the ‘world stage’ for Conflict Minerals reporting requirements.

BNSF Honored for Clean Air Technology Developments in Southern California

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BNSF received the 2013 Innovation Breath of Life Award from BREATHE LA for exemplary work on clean air initiatives and technological advances to reduce emissions.

BREATHE LA, founded in 1903, is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting clean air and healthy lungs through research, education, and technology.

According to BREATHE LA, the Breath of Life Awards serve to “recognize environmental standards and emissions reduction efforts to ensure that our community is no longer disproportionally impacted by pollution generated by the high volume of goods movement.”

INFOGRAPHIC: A Sustainable Future

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EarthSmart: FedEx solutions for a more sustainable world

Through energy efficiency and diversification, collaborations and advocacy, FedEx is helping to create a more sustainable business for the future.

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Led by CalSTRS and Oregon Treasurer, 22 U.S. Investors Sign Climate Declaration, Joining Call to Action on Climate Policy

Led by CalSTRS and Oregon Treasurer, 22 U.S. Investors Sign Climate Declaration, Joining Call to Action on Climate Policy
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BOSTON, June 11, 2013 /3BL Media/ – On the eve of the inaugural Global Investor Forum on Climate Change on June 13-14 in Hong Kong, a total of 22 American investment firms with approximately $240 billion in assets under management, led by the California State Teachers' Retirement System (CalSTRS) and the Oregon State Treasurer’s office, have signed the Climate Declaration, calling on U.S. policymakers to seize the American economic opportunity of addressing climate change.

Samsung Launches an Industry First: An Online Celebrity “Social Auction” to Benefit Children’s Charities

iJustine, DeStorm Power, Mark Teixeira, Taye Diggs and Idina Menzel Offer Star Power and Expertise for Samsung Hope for Children Social Auction
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Ridgefield Park, NJ, June 11, 2013 /3BL Media/ ─ Samsung launched a first-of-its-kind social engagement experience called the Hope for Children Social Auction in conjunction with Samsung’s 12th Annual Hope for Children Gala which takes place tonight at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City.

World Environment Day

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Today we want to take the opportunity to draw attention to the World Environment Day, celebrated every year on June 5.

The United Nations Environment Programme's aim with this day is to raise global awareness of the need to take positive environmental action, which is something we couldn´t support more.

Hanesbrands Realiza Masiva Movilización de Empleados para Preservar Áreas Naturales Protegidas

Hanes, a través de más de 1200 colaboradores de sus seis plantas de producción llevaron a cabo una jornada de recolección de desechos y siembra de árboles en la playa El Pimental de San Luis Talpa, departamento de La Paz. La actividad se realizó en alianz
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