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Peter Byck Discusses His Film “Carbon Nation”

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Filmmaker Peter Byck believes that the issue of preserving the environment is truly non-partisan, that when you strip away all the political rhetoric and carefully-crafted media narratives, we all really want the same thing: clean air, clean water and cheap energy.

Mars, Incorporated Reports Progress In 2012 Against Ambitious Targets To Make A Difference To People And Planet Through Its Performance

Announcement made in conjunction with publication of Mars’ 2012 Principles in Action Summary detailing the company’s Principles-led approach to business and its commitments
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July 24, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Mars, Incorporated published its third annual Principles in Action Summary on Mars.com, which details the company’s approach to business – its progress and the challenges it shares with society while underscoring its commitment to put its Five Principles into action to make a difference to people and the planet through its performance.  Mars remains a private, family-owned business dedicat

Conflict Minerals Burden Survey Stirs CSR

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Tulane University has released a new survey for Conflict Minerals as a follow up to their previous October 2011 economic analysis study, regarding the execution of mandatory federal law, Dodd-Frank SEC 1502 Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. The survey revealed the stifling economic costs from the implementation of Dodd-Frank at $7.93 billion, a severe underestimation by U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) who originally quoted $71.2 million.

The Caterpillar Foundation Partners with Finning to Support Flood Victims

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July 29, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Finning Canada and the Caterpillar Foundation announced a contribution of $170,000 to provide relief for the flood impacted areas in southern Alberta, Canada. Funds will go toward The Calgary Foundation's Flood Rebuilding Fund and The Red Cross. Finning employees showcased their spirit of generosity adding $20,000 to the corporate donation of $150,000.

BNSF Listed Among "Green Supply Chain Partners"

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BNSF Railway was recently listed among Inbound Logistics magazine's top 75 "Green Supply Chain Partners" for this year. The magazine recognized BNSF’s for its plans to test the use of natural gas as fuel in locomotives.

Sustainability 101 – Business Value Beyond the Buzzword

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What comes to your mind when you hear the word “sustainability”?  For many, this word conjures up images of the typical sound bites you might hear on the news (recycling symbols, solar panels and windmills, etc.).   Defining sustainability succinctly is challenging because it is more than just a word – it is a multi-faceted concept that can have very different meanings depending on business context, business maturity, your strategic goals, or even your location.  Sustainability also encompasses more than just environmental protection; rather, sustainable planning can incorporate other measu

Global Corporate Consultancy Promotes Anna Blitz and Laura Nelson to Associate

Respected sustainability experts in sustainability strategy, benchmarking, and reporting issues with more than 20 years combined experience
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April 1, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The Global Corporate Consultancy of Antea®Group is pleased to announce that Anna Blitz and Laura Nelson have been promoted to Associates.   Leading sustainability strategy experts who consistently deliver outstanding results for their clients, Anna and Laura are recognized and respected by both clients and team members for their practical solutions, excellent project management and tailored results. 

Rebooting the Ocean Restoration Movement

The Fish Reef Project is Re-Booting the Ocean Enhancement & Restoration Movement One Fish Reef at a Time
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Santa Barbara, Calif., July 23, 2013 /3BL Media/ – For every society-shaping movement a cycle of life and death occurs; there can also be colorful peaks and valleys and even memorable renaissances. Such is the case with the ocean enhancement and restoration movement that is being charged back to life by a local 501(c)(3) public non-profit organization known as the Fish Reef Project (FRP). Founded by Captain Chris Goldblatt, FRP will create California’s very first marine life enhancement Fish Reef just three miles South West of Santa Barbara Harbor.

The Relationship Between EHS and Sustainability

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Larry Deeney, Senior Technical Leader for General Mills Inc. explains how compliance fits into a company's sustainability program. This video was taken at NAEM's EHS Compliance Excellence Conference on July 17 in Minneapolis. For industry advice on building a strong environmental management program, please visit NAEM online at www.naem.org.

Sustainability Foundation Created by Brown-Forman and Brown Family

DendriFund Announces Inaugural Grant Recipients
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LOUISVILLE, KY, July 22, 2013 /3BL Media/ – DendriFund, an environmental sustainability foundation created by Brown-Forman Corporation and the Brown family, the founding family of the beverage alcohol company, today announced its first grant recipients. The four organizations receiving the foundation’s inaugural grants are:

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