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CBSR Launches New Brand and Announces New Board of Directors

Press Release

April 10, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Today Canadian Business for Social Responsibility (now operating as CBSR) officially announces new Brand launch and welcomes a new Board of Directors.

Certification Helps Make a Better Tomorrow

By Sodexo guest blogger Barton Seaver - a recognized leader in sustainability and a National Geographic Society Fellow
Blog

Large-scale food service providers and restaurants have a unique opportunity and responsibility when it comes to ensuring the resiliency of our oceans and fisheries. The majority of seafood eaten in America is eaten outside of the home and so the choices that food service professionals make have a very real and major impact in the oceans.

Extreme Weather Boosts Poverty in Sri Lanka

Article

By Amantha Perera 

Without fail, Somadasa Gamage has prayed for one thing every year before he plants his crops.

“Rain,” says the 47-year-old vegetable farmer, who has farmed for three and a half decades in Sri Lanka’s remote south eastern Tanamalvilla area, a dry area where rain can be frustratingly scarce.

Global Webcast and Insights on the Canadian House of Commons Conflict Minerals Act, Bill C-486

Article

According to the sponsor of the Bill C-486, “The Conflict Minerals Act requires Canadian companies to exercise due diligence before and while exploiting and trading minerals from the Great Lakes Region, to ensure that no armed groups engaged in illegal activities have benefited from the extraction, processing, or use of those minerals.

Reducing Carbon in Carbon County

Blog

Chevrolet is finding that one way to reduce carbon is to invest in Carbon – Carbon County, Penn., that is.

Kids Get Excited About Nature Across Caribbean

Environmental campaign based on a popular radio drama motivates students to get involved
Press Release

April 9, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Primary schools across St. Lucia are bubbling with excitement after being visited by a White-breasted Thrasher, Iguana, Coral and “Tin Tin” as part of a series of activities that are being led by PCI Media Impact as part of My Island-My Community.

The students played, sang and asked questions with the mascots as part of a campaign to raise awareness about the important role that nature plays in protecting the community from climate change.

Earth Day 2013: The Face of Climate Change

Blog

A lone polar bear stands stranded on a shrinking island of ice. A family struggles to put their lives back together after the devastation of Hurricane Sandy. A farmer halfway around the world prays for his crops to grow in a drought-afflicted region.

Enbridge Acquires Largest Wind Project Development in Western Canada

Article

On April 8, 2013, Enbridge announced that it had partnered with EDF EN Canada Inc. to invest about $0.6 billion to acquire a 50 per cent interest in the 300-megawatt (MW) Blackspring Ridge Wind Project near Lethbridge, Alberta.

The project, which will be the biggest wind project in Western Canada when operational, represents the largest-ever investment in wind energy in Alberta.

Connecting GSK's Rich Tradition and Our Future in Philadelphia

By Lynn, GSK Communications
Multimedia with summary

One of the nicest things about working for GSK in Philadelphia is that our company has such strong roots in this area. We've been here since 1830! Many of my colleagues are second- or third-generation GSK employees. So it made sense that when we held the grand opening of our new home at the Philadelphia Navy Yard this past weekend, we invited our families to join us in the celebration.

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