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Metal Miners Add Corporate Social Responsibility to Productivity and Cost Controls as Top Strategic Priorities


As the 3rd Annual Mining Americas Summit approaches, metal miners are keenly aware of the new social pressures placed on them by the new Dodd-Frank Section 1502 Conflict Minerals Reporting Requirements.  Public companies whose products are “in scope” or fall under the rule are required to disclose the origin of tin, tantalum, tungsten and gold (3TG) and address conflicted practices associated with mining of these minerals.

EnCompass Expands Sustainability Reporting at Enbridge


In recognition of Earth Month 2013 Enbridge celebrates a few of the actions we are taking to track and reduce our greenhouse gas emissions. 

Just over a year ago, Enbridge began rolling out its first enterprise-wide sustainability reporting system. Known as EnCompass, the system is radically transforming the way the company tracks and reports its environmental and safety performance.

National Mayor's Challenge for Water Conservation to Kick Off in Washington, D.C.

Mayor Gray Among U.S. City Leaders Encouraging Residents to Make Water Conservation Commitment
Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C., April 2, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The Wyland Foundation and Toyota will launch the second annual National Mayor's Challenge for Water Conservation from the nation’s capital, with support from Mayor Vincent C. Gray and city leaders from around the country.

Advanced Camera Technology Helps Enbridge Track Down Invisible Emissions


In recognition of Earth Month 2013 and Earth Day, Enbridge celebrates a few of the actions we are taking to track and reduce our greenhouse gas emissions. 


When it comes to hunting down “fugitives” – environmental emissions that escape from tiny leaks in plant equipment – environmental specialists in the U.S.-based Enbridge Gas Transportation (GT) are increasingly turning to an advanced thermal imaging camera as their weapon of choice.

Sappi Fine Paper North America Publishes eQ Journal 005: Rethinking Recycling

Journal Invites Industry to Uncover the Facts Behind the Full Paper Life Cycle
Press Release

BOSTON, April 2, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Sappi Fine Paper North America today announced the release of eQ Journal 005: Rethinking Recycling, distinguishing between the facts and general misconceptions surrounding recycling and the paper life cycle. In this fifth edition of the company’s eQ series, the Journal sheds light on the benefits of recycling while challenging the common assumption that paper produced with a high percentage of recycled fiber is always better for the environment.

Investors Seek Stronger Disclosure by U.S. Water Providers

Press Release

BOSTON, April 2, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Tighter water supplies. Aging infrastructure. Uncertain water demand. Climate change.

U.S. water providers are facing unprecedented challenges, including more vulnerable water supplies, declining revenue and growing environmental pressures. Investors who finance the projects that keep the water flowing - by purchasing bonds that pay for pipelines, treatment plants and other key infrastructure - now want better information on how water utilities are managing these wide-ranging risks.

PG&E Launches First-Ever Month of Service Program for Employee Volunteers

Utility Plans Over 100 Employee Volunteer Projects during National Volunteer Month in April
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SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 1, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today announced its first-ever Month of Service program, featuring over 100 employee volunteer projects throughout Northern and Central California during National Volunteer Month in April. PG&E will partner with HandsOn Network and Points of Light, a leading volunteer organization, on these different projects.

Cone Communications Announces 2013 Green Gap Trend Tracker

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BOSTON, April 2, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Earth Day may be just around the corner, but consumers are buying with an eye toward “green” all year long. A record-high 71 percent of Americans consider the environment when they shop, up from 66 percent in 2008.

Bahar Gidwani, CEO and Cofounder of CSRHub, Will Speak at Impact Conference at Sustainatopia


CSRHub CEO and Cofounder Bahar Gidwani will be speaking at the 4th Annual Impact Conference at Sustainatopia on Thursday, April 18th in Miami, Florida. The session from 11:40 AM- 12:40 PM will discuss creating ecosystems and how to foster networks for good. The Impact Conference at Sustainatopia 2013 will be one of the best opportunities to learn, network, and connect with hundreds of top global impact leaders and organizations.

The Caterpillar Foundation Focuses on Basic Human Needs in 2012 Year In Review

Press Release

April 1, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The Caterpillar Foundation focused on basic needs for the 2012 Caterpillar Year in Review. The Foundation makes philanthropic investments to help those in need of food, sanitary water and shelter around the world.

The Caterpillar Foundation has contributed more than $550 million to help make sustainable progress possible around the world. Learn more about their program support in the areas of basic human needs in the 2012 Year in Review.


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