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Sierra Club Accepting Applications for The Best Internship on Earth

An exceptional opportunity blending job experience with adventure, young adults vie to participate in meaningful outdoor experiences with Sierra Club’s youth outings programs around the country
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(3BL Media) San Francisco, CA – March 5, 2012 – Internships and real-world experience continue to be a valued component in the competitive job market.  For the third year, the Sierra Club, the largest and most influential grassroots environmental organization, is making it possible for college students and recent grads to experience the real world by way of the Best Internship on Earth.
 

Spring Breakers Tackle Climate and Environmental Issues at Everglades and Joshua Tree

SCA and American Eagle Outfitters help 120 college students conserve and protect two of the most vital habitats on Earth.
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(3BL Media) March 5, 2012 - The Student Conservation Association (SCA) and American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE: AEO) today announced their fifth annual Alternative Spring Break program—the ultimate week-long educational and work experience for new generations of conservation leaders. AEO and SCA have doubled the number of volunteers and locations this year.

Illinois Legislative Committees Send the Message “Illinois is Open for Green Business”

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) February 29, 2012 - Springfield, Illinois – The Illinois Senate and Illinois House Judiciary committees passed bills this week that would create a new corporate entity called a Benefit Corporation in Illinois.  Environmental and sustainable business organizations brought this bill to the state legislature to support socially responsible businesses in Illinois.  This bill will next move to a vote on the floor of each chamber.

Research4Life Case Studies Highlight Impact of Access to Research in Developing Countries

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To celebrate Research4Life’s 10th anniversary in 2011, the organization launched a user experience competition. Users were asked to share how HINARI, AGORA or OARE has improved their work, life and community. In total some 60 entries from countries in all five continents were received. This impressive array of inspiring testimonies revealed a wealth of positive impacts brought about by Research4Life. This book celebrates the stories behind some of these competition entries.

Banorte, a Pioneering Institution in Bringing Impact Investment to Mexico, participates as a sponsor in the 2012 Latin American Forum on Impact Investing

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More than 300 invited guests gathered together in Merida, Yucatan, Mexico representing all sectors involved in this new investment strategy, aimed at generating social and environmental benefits and financial returns.

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More than 300 invited guests gathered together in Merida, Yucatan, Mexico representing all sectors involved in this new investment strategy, aimed at generating social and environmental benefits and financial returns.

Leonardo Academy Helps Reduce Diesel Emissions from Wisconsin Ferries

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Madison, WI - February 27, 2012 -The inhalation of diesel emissions can trigger adverse health problems, including chest pain, coughing, throat irritation and congestion and can worsen bronchitis, emphysema and asthma. Emissions from older marine vessels can contribute to air pollution by producing particulate matter (PM) and nitrogen oxides (NOx) that can be harmful to not only the ferry operator and passengers, but also to the surrounding communities and environment.

Bush Melee Hitting Airwaves Across St. Vincent and the Grenadines

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) February 29, 2012 - Fire, drama and passion are pulled together in a bush melee that hit the St. Vincent airwaves today in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. 

Bush Melee is a new local radio mini drama about love, life and livelihoods around St. Vincent.  Tune in to Radio NBC to meet our colorful cast characters from Mavis, a jewelry maker who is struggling to single handedly look after her six children, to Mr. Pappyshow who is known by all for his bad attitude and taste for rum. 

Protect Our Winters Launches the POW Seven Campaign

Invites Individuals to Pledge to Take Personal Action Against Climate Change
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This year at the X Games, Protect Our Winters and The North Face asked people to confess their secret climate shames. Whether you drive a gas guzzler, take really long showers or just forget to recycle, there is something that you can do about it. Visit www.protectourwinters.org/get-involved and take the POW Seven Pledge to make a change. 

Press Release

This year at the X Games, Protect Our Winters and The North Face asked people to confess their secret climate shames. Whether you drive a gas guzzler, take really long showers or just forget to recycle, there is something that you can do about it. Visit www.protectourwinters.org/get-involved and take the POW Seven Pledge to make a change. 

Cleantech from Canada Welcomed by National Impact Investing Network

Impact Software and Energy Solutions Doing Good in the US
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Now entering its third year conducting online virtual venture fairs, Investors' Circle is pleased to collaborate with the Consulate General of Canada in New York on their first online pitch event for 2013. The new year kick off will present 5 Canadian Cleantech enterprises expanding into and doing business in the US.

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