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Renaissance Center Visitors and Workers Flock to GM Duck Demonstration

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General Motors’ world headquarters, the Renaissance Center in Detroit, hosts a series of demonstrations and displays to educate employees on environmental topics.

As one of our 25 certified wildlife habitat programs, the Renaissance Center’s grasslands and proximity to the Detroit River allow many duck and bird species to call the grounds home, at least for part of the year.

Toyota Green Initiative Donates Prius Vehicles To 22 HBCUs

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At this year’s Magic City Classic in Birmingham, Alabama, Toyota announced plans to donate 22 Prius cars to select HBCUs in the Southwestern Atlantic and CIAA conferences. School administrators will be granted one-year leases to the vehicles as part of the Toyota Green Initiative (TGI) program which aims to help students at historically black colleges and universities to live more sustainably.

Toyota Green Initiative Donates Prius Vehicles To 22 HBCUs

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At this year’s Magic City Classic in Birmingham, Alabama, Toyota announced plans to donate 22 Prius cars to select HBCUs in the Southwestern Atlantic and CIAA conferences. School administrators will be granted one-year leases to the vehicles as part of the Toyota Green Initiative (TGI) program which aims to help students at historically black colleges and universities to live more sustainably.

Weyerhaeuser Joins International Voices in Support of Forest Certification

Actions Align with Weyerhaeuser’s Commitment to High Standards of Forest Management
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FEDERAL WAY, Wash., November 5, 2013 /3BL Media/ — Weyerhaeuser Company this week joined 25 of the world’s leading forest products companies in announcing the need to significantly scale up sustainable forest management.

Golden Gate Park CommUNITY Garden Opens

SF Rec & Park and local community celebrate the opening of a new place to grow
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SAN FRANCISCO, November 5, 2013 /3BL Media/  Today, the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department, YP, Levi Strauss & Co., CBS EcoMedia and community members celebrated the grand opening of the new Golden Gate Park CommUNITY Garden. The garden, located at the east end of the park near Kezar Stadium, was created to meet the growing public demand for community garden plots in the city and to provide a valuable new city-wide resource for those interested in sustainable food production.

Open The Supply Chain With Fairphone

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If you own a smartphone, chances are that you are walking around with conflict minerals in your pocket.  These mobile devices contain four conflict minerals; tin, tantalum, tungsten and gold, and their minings fuels violence, slavery and rape in the Democratic Republic of Congo.  Fighting to stop this injustice, a new smart phone company, Fairphone, is using conflict-free certified tin and tantalum from the Congo and is striving to source conflict-free gold and tungsten.

Building Business Resilience to Climate Change

C2ES and Weyerhaeuser Webinar
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The Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) recently hosted a webinar highlighting their new report Weathering the Storm: Building Business Resilience to Climate Change. Weyerhaeuser's vice president of corporate affairs and sustainability, Sara Kendall, discussed the company's business resilience activities.  

BNSF’s Automated Gate Systems Reduce Carbon Emissions

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BNSF, in partnership with Nascent Technologies, has implemented automated gates at nine intermodal facilities across its network. Automated Gate System (AGS) technology expedites shipment speed, maximizes security, enhances safety and reduces carbon emissions.

Chris Groves Headlines Source Intelligence’s Virtual Conflict Minerals Symposium This Wednesday

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On Wednesday, November 6th at 10am PDT, Source Intelligence’s virtual conflict minerals symposium series will feature Chris Groves and his presentation, “Mineral Resources Update – Upper Fir Tantalum and Niobium Deposit”.

Driven by industry demand,the Conflict Minerals Consortium presents:

THE VIRTUAL CONFLICT MINERALS SYMPOSIUM SERIES

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