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Novo Nordisk Maintains Leading Position in Climate Disclosure Ranking

Novo Nordisk sustains solid performance score in Carbon Disclosure Project rating.
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(3BL Media) September 13, 2012 - Novo Nordisk remained in the top 10 of healthcare companies in the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) Global 500 2012 report.  According to the report’s assessment, the company’s disclosure score reflects senior managements understanding of the business issues related to climate change and efforts to build climate related risks and opportunities into core business.

Ceres & Trillium Seek Nominations for the 2013 Joan Bavaria Award, Honoring Leaders Helping to Build a Sustainable Global Economy

Deadline for nominations is December 31, 2012
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(3BL Media) Boston, MA - September 12, 2012 - Ceres and Trillium Asset Management are seeking nominations for the sixth annual Joan Bavaria Award. Submissions will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. ET on Monday, December 31, 2012. Nominations can be submitted at www.ceres.org/awards/joan-bavaria-award/nominate.

Johnson Controls’ Practices of Climate Change Disclosure Recognized by Carbon Disclosure Project

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(3BL Media) Milwaukee, WI - September 13, 2012 - Johnson Controls, a global diversified company in the building and automotive industries, has been recognized by the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) for its approach to the disclosure of climate change information.

Intel SciArt: When Art and Science Collide

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To celebrate innovations that have the potential to solve global problems, Intel® paired artists with high school students at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair® to create original pieces of art based on scientific breakthroughs.

Illustrators, graphic designers and sculptors collaborated with high school students from the fair to artistically bring their breakthroughs to life and increase scientific awareness across the globe.

A Postscript To The Conventions: Nonprofits Are Part Of The Solution

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President Barack Obama and presidential candidate Governor Mitt Romney each addressed the nation’s major challenges in their recent convention speeches. With different perspectives and emphases, the candidates spoke to some or all of these issues: job creation and economic recovery, deficit reduction, education, healthcare, alternative energy development, and the elimination of poverty. In addition to the solutions offered by the candidates, the “third sector”--nonprofit organizations--can be a vital partner to the government and business sectors in achieving success.

Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable Presents Carbon Footprint Research

Analysis To Drive Understanding Of Greenhouse Gas Impacts And Reduction Opportunities
Press Release

(3BL Media) St. Paul, MN – September 10, 2012 – In an effort to accelerate understanding of beverage sector impacts on climate change and identify reduction priorities for greenhouse gas emissions, the Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER) has published its research on carbon footprints for five beverage categories – beer, bottled water, carbonated soft drink, spirits and wine.

Banorte-Ixe promotes awareness on climate change by participating in the Carbon Disclosure Project’s Global Climate Change Forum

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On September 12th will be broadcast live via CISCO TelePresence the CDP’s Global Climate Change Forum. Banorte-Ixe will participate in this event, represented by its CEO, Alejandro Valenzuela del Río. We invite you to attend this event.

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On September 12th will be broadcast live via CISCO TelePresence the CDP’s Global Climate Change Forum. Banorte-Ixe will participate in this event, represented by its CEO, Alejandro Valenzuela del Río. We invite you to attend this event.

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Banorte-Ixe promueve la concientización sobre cambio climático al participar en Foro Global de Cambio Climático del Carbon Disclosure Project

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El próximo 12 de septiembre será transmitido en vivo, vía CISCO TelePresence, el Foro Global de Cambio Climático del CDP. Banorte-Ixe participará en este evento, representado por su Director General Alejandro Valenzuela del Río. Lo invitamos a atender este evento.

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El próximo 12 de septiembre será transmitido en vivo, vía CISCO TelePresence, el Foro Global de Cambio Climático del CDP. Banorte-Ixe participará en este evento, representado por su Director General Alejandro Valenzuela del Río. Lo invitamos a atender este evento.

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GE Unveils its Cleanest, Smartest and Most Fuel-Efficient Locomotive Ever in Erie

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GE Unveils its Cleanest, Smartest and Most Fuel-Efficient Locomotive Ever in Erie. The prototype introduced today in Erie represents a $600 million investment over eight years.”

Deep in the Heart of Texas

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by Nathan Loftice

Texans are known for being fiercely independent. That sort of self-sufficiency comes naturally for a state as large as all of New England, New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio and Illinois combined. But with all bragging aside, we Texans know a thing or two about self-reliance, especially when it comes to our land.

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