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Your Guide To Eco-Friendly Fashion

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“Eco-friendly fashion.” Before you get itchy just thinking about the look, feel and fit of a burlap bag, consider this: Organic/sustainable/eco-friendly clothing is beautiful, elegant, comfortable, and now it’s all the rage!  In fact, we’d venture to say that in the fashion world, “green” is the new black.

PG&E Named One of America’s Best Corporate Citizens

Utility Ranks 37th among United States Companies in “100 Best Corporate Citizens” List Published by CR Magazine
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SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. April 15, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) has once again been named to the 100 Best Corporate Citizens list – a comprehensive ranking of Russell 1000 publicly held U.S. companies that best advance corporate responsibility and sustainability through disclosure, policy and performance. This is the sixth consecutive year that PG&E has been included in the 100 Best Corporate Citizens list.

Earth Day: Hundreds of PG&E Volunteers Spruce Up California State Parks

Effort part of the company's first ever Month of Service
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At Folsom Lake State Recreation Area on Saturday (April 13), PG&E President Chris Johns helped to repair a split-rail fence. Johns, wearing his “Power of Blue” T-shirt, was joined by his wife and about 80 other PG&E volunteers who picked up trash, removed non-native species and painted curbs and fences.

Hundreds of PG&E employees and their family and friends did similar work at parks throughout California this weekend.

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Re-Love

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By Dr. Cristi Gomez

I have a couple of pet peeves. Noisy eaters, sentences that end with prepositions, when my three boys leave the toilet seat up and stinky feet all bother me. Well, maybe I have more than just a couple. My pet peeve of all pet peeves is styrofoam. It just bugs me. It annoys me. It’s simply not needed.

Continue reading about Dr. Gomez and Mary Kay's dedication to the loving the planet.

Employees, Communities Join Forces to Celebrate Earth Month

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Jacksonville, Fla., April 15, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Thousands of CSX employees will join community partners and non-profit organizations this week to kick off Earth Month celebration with events ranging from cleanup blitzes to tree planting.

523 Colleges and Universities Nationwide Recover 90 Million Pounds of Organic and Recyclable Materials During RecycleMania

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WASHINGTON, D.C., April 15, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Recycling rivalries added another level of “madness” to March this year, as 523 schools competed in the RecycleMania Tournament, which harnesses the competitive spirit around sports rivalries and uses them to increase campus recycling and waste reduction.

Village of Pinecrest Launches a Community JustGreen™ Carbon Offset Program

Pinecrest Municipal Center is the First Local Facility to Go Carbon Neutral
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Pinecrest, Fla., April 15, 2013 –JustGreen, a Just Energy Group Inc. (NYSE/TSX: JE) brand, together with the Village of Pinecrest, Florida, are excited to announce the launch of the city’s first Carbon Offset Program. JustGreen Lifestyle and JustGreen Business Advantage offer home and business owners with unique solutions to reduce their pollution output/carbon emissions through the purchase of carbon offsets.

Celebrating our 20th LEED Certified Building

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This month, Symantec is celebrating Earth Day by exploring our commitment to environmental responsibility. Today we hear from Kelly Shea, Symantec's global sustainability program manager, on the successful LEED certification of our 20th office facility.

 

"You're not addressing the biggest question" | Conflict Minerals Compliance

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Hundreds of Global Brand companies attended this week's Source Intelligence webinar: Industry Veterans Speak Out on the Changing Requirements of Due Diligence. We received countless questions, which we will release later this week, but what question is the "biggest question" that seems to be on anyone's mind? 

Q.) What if many suppliers are not cooperative, nor capable of digging into their supply chains (3 to 4 levels down) to determine which smelters?  Any 'solution' will be useless without valid data.

Corporate Responsibility Magazine Ranks Johnson Controls 14th in 100 Best Corporate Citizens List

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MILWAUKEE, April 12, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Johnson Controls today announced its 14th-place ranking in Corporate Responsibility (CR) Magazine’s 14th annual “100 Best Corporate Citizens List.” The company ranked 14th based on its performance in seven key areas: environment, climate change, employee relations, human rights, governance, finance, and philanthropy.

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