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Sappi eQ Journal 005: Rethinking Recycling - Four Questions

SFPNA asks key questions about recycling to debunk common misconceptions and engage in meaningful dialogue.
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  1. Why is it important to recycle paper?

Is “Resilience” the New “Sustainability”?

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By Carol Pierson Holding

Last week, the wine-making town of Sebastopol became the second California city after Lancaster to require that solar panels be installed in all new building construction.

Heineken Hosts Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable

Industry Leaders Unite to Share Best Practices, Advance Sustainability of Sector
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May 14, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Beverage industry leaders from across the globe will convene in Amsterdam May 14-16 for the Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER) semi-annual meeting. BIER is a technical coalition of leading beverage companies working together to advance environmental sustainability within the beverage sector. HEINEKEN, headquartered in Amsterdam and BIER member since 2010, will play host to the event that will bring together representatives across beer, spirits, carbonated soft drinks, juice and bottled water categories.

City of Fort Worth, Recyclebank Honored with Two Gold Hermes Creative Awards

Combined marketing efforts on “Recycle Right!” campaign earns recognition from the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals
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FORT WORTH, TEXAS, May 14, 2013 /3BL Media/ —The City of Fort Worth, in partnership with Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) and Recyclebank®, the company that rewards people for taking everyday green actions with discounts and deals, was honored with two Gold Hermes Creative Awards from the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals for their “Recycle Right!” campaign.

Conflict Minerals: Experts Offer Risk Assessment at NRF 2013 Global Supply Chain Summit

Get your Conflict Minerals Rule compliance questions answered one-on-one.
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Are you attending the Natioanl Retail Federation's 2013 Global Supply Chain Summit?  Get your Conflict Minerals Rule compliance questions answered one-on-one with Source Intelligence and SRZ experts.  

To schedule a private session with either SRZ or Source Intelligence during the National Retail Federation 2013 Global Supply Chain Summit Click HERE

CVS Caremark is Innovating for a Healthier Environment

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As greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions continue to rise, climate patterns are being affected. This is leading to more extreme weather-related events, such as severe storms, flooding and droughts, around the world and here in the United States. As a whole, the retail industry is the second largest contributor of GHG emissions in the United States. Retailers require large amounts of energy to run their establishments and transport goods through their distribution networks.

Conflict Minerals: Record Number of Global Brands and OEM's Shift Attention to Implementation

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Global Brands and Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM's) are keenly aware of the exposure they face from the complexities of Conflict Minerals Compliance implementation. The pressure to eliminate risk is at an all time high. 

Global Brands and OEM's now realize that Conflict Minerals Compliance is an end-to-end Supply Chain maze that can translate into loss of business. 

Tupperware Indonesia Donated 5,000 Baby Mangrove to Save the Environment

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In partnership with the World Wide Fund (WWF) Indonesia, Tupperware Indonesia supported their “MyBabyTree” program and donated 5,000 Baby Mangrove for two areas simultaneously, Muara Gembong-Bekasi (Jakarta) and Lamnga Village (Aceh) in March.

Awards for Outstanding GE Volunteers

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  • Four GE employees recognized with the prestigious Phillippe Award for outstanding community service
  • 13 Impact Awards given to GE Volunteers Councils for exemplary community projects
  • GE Aviation’s David L. Joyce honored with the 2012 Corinne Johnson Volunteer Leadership Award for championing volunteer engagement
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  • Four GE employees recognized with the prestigious Phillippe Award for outstanding community service
  • 13 Impact Awards given to GE Volunteers Councils for exemplary community projects
  • GE Aviation’s David L. Joyce honored with the 2012 Corinne Johnson Volunteer Leadership Award for championing volunteer engagement

Patagonia – The Next Venture Capitalist

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Even for the most sophisticated CSR leader, some issues are just too big to solve alone.

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