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Boeing 777X to Deliver Unprecedented Efficiency and Economics

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Nov. 19, 2013 /3BL Media/ -- Boeing [NYSE:BA], one day after announcing the record-breaking launch of the 777X, today at the Dubai Airshow outlined the performance characteristics and a variety of features that will make the newest member of the Boeing twin-aisle family the largest and most fuel-efficient twin-engine commercial jetliner in aviation history.

JustGreen Participates in the 5th Annual South East Florida Regional Climate Leadership Summit

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JustGreen was proud to be among the many sponsors and participants of this year’s South East Florida Regional Climate Leadership Summit. JustGreen helped make the event carbon neutral by donating carbon offsets from emission reduction projects in Florida.

Do You Miss Any of The Virtual Conflict Minerals Symposium Series?

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Source Intelligence hopes that you enjoyed the Virtual Conflict Mineral Symposium series. We have received positive feedback on the insights gained on some of the most urgent regulatory and compliance challenges facing issuers.  If you missed one of the episodes or would like to share it with your colleagues or professional networks, they are all available on vimeo along with some of our other popular webinars.

Recycle Often Recycle Right

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How does recycling impact business and communities? We asked resident experts to help explain why recycling is important.
Saving energy and natural resources though recycling help safeguard our environment.

1 Aluminum Can saves enough energy to run a television for 1 hour, power a computer for 3 hours, or light a 100 watt bulb for 20 hours!

Delays in Creation of EU Conflict Minerals Law

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Given the success of US Dodd–Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, the EU was expected to follow suite and craft their own conflict minerals reporting law. But it seems that an impact assessment and proposal are taking longer than expected to come before the college of EU commissioners, and now it looks like it will not happen until the spring. The fear now is that if a law is not drafted before the european election in May, it may never happen because of the changing of the guard.

Science and Sustainability

A critical link in the forest, on the river, or in the vegetable patch
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For Weyerhaeuser, studying soil nutrition leads to more productive forests. For Weyerhaeuser’s Scott Holub, it earned him a rafting adventure. It also helped him grow a big squash. Holub’s a Weyerhaeuser silvicultural research scientist based in Eugene, Ore. His studies in soil productivity and sustainable forest management provide crucial information for the company and for other organizations.
 

Darden Digest: Q and A with Global Environment Expert Jonathan Foley

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Recently, Darden hosted Jonathan Foley at our Restaurant Support Center (RSC), who spoke with our employees about the impact of agriculture on water, land use and the global environment. The event was hosted by Darden’s RSC Green Team, a group of employees who champion and build enthusiasm for sustainability practices.

GM Wildlife Habitat Helps the Blind Experience Nature

Automaker leads industry with 26 Wildlife Habitat Council certifications globally
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BALTIMORE, Md., November 15, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Among the features of a wildlife habitat behind the General Motors Canada Limited headquarters building is a 4½-mile trail designed to help the visually impaired better experience the preserve’s natural beauty.

Chrysler Group LLC Recognized for Environmental Excellence

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BALTIMORE, MD and Auburn Hills, MI, November 15, 2013 /3BL Media/ — Chrysler Group LLC received international recognition last night for its commitment to environmental stewardship at the Wildlife Habitat Council’s (WHC) 25th Annual Symposium, Celebrating Corporate Conservation. The Company achieved Wildlife at Work certification for its Chrysler Group World Headquarters and Technology Center in Auburn Hills, Mich.

Celebrating America Recycles Day with a Look at How2Recycle Label Milestones

On America Recycles Day, GreenBlue's Sustainable Packaging Coalition looks at what the How2Recycle Label program has accomplished since its inception
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On America Recycles Day, GreenBlue’s Sustainable Packaging Coalition (SPC) celebrates America’s commitment to recycling by taking a look at How2Recycle Label milestones. Sustainability is a journey that relies on good design, accessible infrastructure, and consumer understanding of what, where, and how to recycle.

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