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The World Environment Center and SGM Wuling Launch Cleaner Production Partnership to Improve Competitiveness and Performance

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Liuzhou, Guangxi, China - March 28, 2011 - The World Environment Center (WEC) and GM China and its joint venture SGM Wuling (SGMW) have launched a pilot project to provide training to SGMW’s supply chain through WEC’s signature “Green Supply Chain” project. The project is an extension of WEC’s innovative collaboration with GM-China and its partners to improve performance among SGMW’s China-based suppliers.

ING Supports Earth Hour 2011

Take part, get dark March 26
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) March 25, 2011 - ING will join thousands of other businesses and millions of individuals around the world on Saturday, March 26, at 8:30 p.m. to support the World Wildlife Fund’s (WWF) Earth Hour 2011. We're encouraging our employees to join us by pledging their support, too.

Encana joins Trout Unlimited to help safeguard cold water habitat

Yellow Fish Road youth awareness program gets funding boost
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Calgary, Alberta (March 24, 2011) – Encana Corporation has entered into a new partnership with Trout Unlimited Canada (TUC) to support the coldwater conservation group’s Yellow Fish Road Program, a nation-wide youth environmental program that raises awareness and warns people against putting contaminants into local water bodies through storm drains.

Andrew Winston Joins RecycleMatch Advisory Board

Renowned Green Advisor and Author to Advise First Online Marketplace for Business Recycling and Zero Waste
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Houston, TX - March 23, 2011 - RecycleMatch, the first online B2B marketplace for business recycling and waste diversion, today announced Andrew Winston has joined the company’s advisory board. Best-selling author of Green to Gold and Green Recovery, Winston’s contributions will leverage his extensive experience in sustainability consulting for large corporations like Bank of America, Bayer, HP, Pepsi, Boeing, and IKEA.
 

Consumers Value Innovative Efforts to Address Climate Change, Thank Six Corporate Leaders

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This week as part of the Climate Counts Greenwatching campaign consumers are thanking corporate climate leaders: Amtrak, Ben & Jerry’s, Clif Bar, REI, Shaklee, and Timberland by tweeting, “I value your voluntary #climate action @timberland @cherrygarcia @rei @clifbar @amtrak shaklee! http://on.fb.me/eR59tK” Consumers who tweet will be in the running to win a Climate Counts WEADDUP T-shirt! Consumers who announce their tweet on Facebook will double their chances!

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This week as part of the Climate Counts Greenwatching campaign consumers are thanking corporate climate leaders: Amtrak, Ben & Jerry’s, Clif Bar, REI, Shaklee, and Timberland by tweeting, “I value your voluntary #climate action @timberland @cherrygarcia @rei @clifbar @amtrak shaklee! http://on.fb.me/eR59tK” Consumers who tweet will be in the running to win a Climate Counts WEADDUP T-shirt! Consumers who announce their tweet on Facebook will double their chances!

Confidentiality, Quality and Results Make RecycleMatch Unique

Addressing common FAQs about RecycleMatch's new online service to buy, sell or give waste and recyclables
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Quality, confidentiality, results. These are requirements RecycleMatch customers demand, and they are all related and interdependent.  Let me explain. In order to get companies to list materials that they normally wouldn’t, they need to have confidence that they have complete confidentiality and they won’t be bombarded with undesired messages.  By delivering this experience, it enables our site to have unique materials listed that can’t be found anywhere else, which is what our buyers want. 

Consumers tell McDonald's: I'm Green, I'm Watching and I think Climate Counts

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This week, in preparation for the Climate Counts open dialogue with McDonald’s March 16th at noon, Climate Counts is asking Green Watchers to send @McDonalds a tweet: “I’m #green, I’m watching & I think @ClimateCounts http://on.fb.me/eR59tK! #climate.”

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This week, in preparation for the Climate Counts open dialogue with McDonald’s March 16th at noon, Climate Counts is asking Green Watchers to send @McDonalds a tweet: “I’m #green, I’m watching & I think @ClimateCounts http://on.fb.me/eR59tK! #climate.”

L’Oréal USA Implements New Environmental Assessment Tools to Enhance Sustainable Packaging

Leading Global Beauty Care Company Reinforces Environmental Policy: Respect, Reduce and Replace
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) New York - March 10, 2011 - In an effort to reduce the environmental impacts of its beauty product packaging, L’Oréal USA, the subsidiary of the world’s largest beauty company, has introduced two important new assessment tools into the package design process.

Consumer Voices Focus on Improving McDonald’s Climate Leadership from the Ground Up

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First, let’s do the numbers: McDonald’s has over 32,478 restaurants in 60% of the world’s countries and recorded $24 billion in revenue last year. That’s more restaurants than any other company in the world, and $24 billion is…well, it’s a lot of money.

Moving beyond that extraordinary number of drive-thrus, global presence, and Fortune 150 revenue of McDonald’s, what’s more impressive is how quickly the company can change, particularly in response to the voices of consumers. 

The Truth about Trash for Earth Day Every Day: There is No Away in Throw Away

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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When plastic manufacturing took off in the early 20th century, plastic was heralded as a miraculous material—lightweight, flexible, and sturdy. Eventually, though, plastic’s down sides started to emerge.

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