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Responsible Sourcing Networks Patricia Jurewicz to Speak at Global Conflict Minerals Symposium

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Since 2006, Responsible Sourcing Network, a project of As You Sow, founder and director, Patricia Jurewicz, addresses labor and human rights abuses. Currently Jurewicz is involved with the PPA for Responsible Mineral Trade, the Cotton Coalition, ICCR’s Human Trafficking Group, and the Conflict Free Smelter Program. With 20 years of diverse experiences related to supply chain manufacturing and corporate responsibility, she will be speaking at the Global Conflict Minerals Symposium.

Brad Brooks-Rubin to Speak on Transforming the Conflict Minerals Trade at Global Conflict Minerals Symposium

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Former Special Advisor for Conflict Diamonds in the Bureau of Energy, Economic, and Business Affairs at the United States Department of State, Brad Brooks-Rubin to speak at the Global Conflict Minerals Symposium among other great speakers diving into the complex law Dodd Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act SEC 1502.

Richard Heinberg on Natural Gas: Bridge Fuel or Fool’s Gold?

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We’ve spoken to Richard Heinberg in the past about several problems inherent to our carbon-based economy, from peak oil, to coal to what he has dubbed “the end of growth.”

Pollinator Garden in Detroit Provides Respite for Vacationing Butterflies

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Each fall the Monarch butterfly makes the 2,000 mile trek from its summer home in the Great Lakes area to its winter home near the Gulf of Mexico.

A tiring journey, for sure.

Samsung Honored by the Boys & Girls Clubs of America with the “President’s Blue Circle Award”

Boys & Girls Clubs of America recognizes technology leader for its ongoing support of youth education on energy conservation and climate change
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RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J., August 14, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Samsung Electronics America received the first-ever “President’s Blue Circle Award” from Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) during a ceremony hosted at BGCA headquarters in Atlanta yesterday for continued support in educating children and youth about issues critical to the future of the environment. In collaboration with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and ENERGY STAR, Samsung has provided energy-efficient products to more than 150 BGCA clubs across the country that have sponsored ENERGY STAR pledges.

Paul Dewar Sponsor of Canadian Conflict Minerals Bill To Speak In Los Angeles Next Month

Global Leaders Gather for Conflict Minerals Symposium August 21-22
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Canadian NDP Take World Stage Announcing Conflict Minerals Bill

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Leonardo Academy Helps Midwest Schoolchildren Breathe Clean Air

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Madison, Wis., August 13, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Leonardo Academy was awarded a grant from the US EPA under the Diesel Emissions Reduction National Program and assisted three school-bus companies and one metropolitan transit authority in retrofitting several buses with filters to reduce harmful emissions. Although school buses are one of the safest means of transporting children to and from school, emissions from diesel-powered school buses constitute a serious health risk.

Disaster Strikes. How Does Your Company Respond?

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Fire, flood, ice, tornadoes… The Insurance Bureau of Canada says the frequency, severity and cost of extreme weather in Canada is increasing and Canadian corporations are seeking to support affected communities.

Maersk Line Recognized by Unilever

Growing Sustainably Together
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August 13, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Over 350 top representatives from Unilever’s strategic supplier partners recently gathered at the ‘Partner to Win’ Supplier Summit in Singapore to discuss global sustainable growth and unlock the potential of developing and emerging markets.

Maersk Line was recognised by Unilever for delivering outstanding service with an emphasis on innovation, driving best practice and continuously improving service levels.

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