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A culture of giving back to the community - embedded within the Company from its founding - has ensured that our operational and employee efforts relating to the environment achieved early success and adoption.  We contribute money, time and expertise to help charities and non-profit organizations globally.  We encourage our employees to pursue their charitable interests through our philanthropic efforts, thereby helping to develop the next generation of volunteers and philanthropists.

 

Major Car Manufacturer’s Conflict Minerals Compliance Question Answered In Webinar

Today is the last day to register to hear conflict minerals experts Michael Littenberg, Patricia Jurewicz and Jordan Groves answer your colleagues conflict minerals compliance questions
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With only 1 day left until Source Intelligence’s end of the year Webinar, registration spots are filling up fast.  Don’t deprive your company of vital information from industry experts about preparing your conflict minerals report and streamlining your compliance program.

Sustainability at Bloomberg

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An overview of Bloomberg's Sustainability efforts. 

 

Learn more at www.Bloomberg.com/BSustainable

Plant Breeding Academy Opens In Nairobi That Will Boost Africa’s Food Supply With Improved Indigenous Crops

Groundbreaking Collaboration of International Organizations Aims to Leverage Genomes of 100 African Orphan Crops To Improve Nutrition
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NAIROBI, KENYA, Dec. 3, 2013 /3BL Media/ --- The African Orphan Crops Consortium (AOCC) today opened the African Plant Breeding Academy to help improve the livelihoods of Africa’s smallholder farmers and their families, reduce hunger and boost Africa’s food supply.   AOCC’s goal is to use the latest scientific equipment and techniques to genetically sequence, assemble and annotate the genomes of 100 traditional African food crops to guide the development of more robust produce with higher nutritional content.

Home: Where the Hope Is

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Every time we travel on business, and that is far too often nowadays, I find myself remembering that old adage, “home is where the heart is”. When practically the first thing you do upon returning home is start booking flights and lodging for the next trip, it is impossible to ignore just how great it feels to be “home”, even if you know that the light at the end of the tunnel is your next encounter with the “FASTEN SEAT BELT” sign. But I digress…

A Sincere Thank You

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I have a lot on my mind during this week of Thanksgiving—another round of disappointing climate talks in Warsaw, the topic of product transparency (which took center stage last week at the Greenbuild conference), the extreme weather that is battering the east coast.

Manitoba Program Engages Students to Watch Over Watersheds

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For well over 60 years, the Canadian Mainline system has been the backbone of Enbridge’s Liquids Pipelines operations. Stretching from Edmonton to Gretna, Man., where it crosses the international border, the Canadian Mainline system allows Enbridge to transport 65 per cent of Western Canada’s crude exports.

The Impact Series: Game Changers in Sustainability Green Builder Media's 2013 Webinar Series

Offering the most forward-thinking, innovative, and interesting content available today.
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December 3, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Green Builder Media recently announced Bill McKibben, founder of 350.org, as the next Featured Game Changer for its Impact Series Webinar on Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at 11am PT / 2pm ET.

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On Cyber Monday, Make The Ethical Purchase

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As consumers flock to the web today to take advantage of deep discounts and online-only deals, it is important to know what is in the products they are buying. Some of the most sought after products this gift giving season are also partly financing one of the world’s most deadly wars. Armed militias have taken over many of the mineral mines in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and many U.S.

Eastman Among Recipients of Awards from Clean Fuels Coalition

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Eastman Chemical Co., the city of Kingsport and the Black Bear Solar Institute are all recipients of the 2013 Davy Crockett Volunteer Spirit Award, an accolade presented to alternative fuel leaders in the region by the East Tennessee Clean Fuels Coalition.

All three benefited their communities by reducing petroleum consumption, improving air quality, and educating the public on the benefits of cleaner fuels, the coalition said in a written announcement of the awards.

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