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GM Recognized for Mitigating its Climate Impact

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DETROIT, April 19, 2013 /3BL Media/ - General Motors’ demonstrated commitment to reducing its carbon footprint and mitigating climate impact is being recognized by the nonprofit American Carbon Registry.  

Working Together for the Planet - 5 Videos for Earth Day

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There are so many issues affecting the planet that every day needs to be treated as Earth Day, and everyone needs to be part of the solution. To have a sustainable future, we’re going to need to change everything from the way we do business and the technology we use, to the food we eat and the homes we live in.

Do You Have the Insights and Vision to Achieve Conflict-Free Sourcing Practices

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On August 21st of this year the Conflict Minerals Consortium is hosting the Inaugural Global Conflict Minerals Syposium in Los Angeles, California. The Symposium coincides with the 1-year anniversary of the Dodd-Frank Section 1502 Conflict Minerals Final Rule.  

Securing The Foodshed: Philip Ackerman-Leist

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There is little disagreement that urban farming translates into increased access to local, sustainable, and healthy food, and that this is a very good thing. But how is it done? What are the success stories of urban farming? And what exactly is a “foodshed?” Our guest this week on Sea Change Radio is Philip Ackerman-Leist, an author, educator and farmer.

How Will You Spend Earth Day 2013?

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Earth Day is here!!! how will you be marking the occasion?  I’ll be participating in a cleanup of my neighborhood park. 

If you’re not sure of how to celebrate Earth Day, we at World Green have come up with a few suggestions:

1.Take part in a local Earth Day event.  Check your local paper or events guide to find out what groups are holding Earth Day events, when, and where.  Fun, educational, and good for the planet; what could be better?

ING U.S. Celebrates Earth Day with a Week-Long Series of Events

Community clean-ups, recycling collections, lights-out hours among activities planned across offices
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New York, April 19, 2013 /3BL Media/ - ING U.S. today announced that the company will celebrate Earth Day with a week-long program of events across its campuses, beginning Friday, April 19, through Friday, April 26.  ING U.S. joins more than one 1 billion people of all nationalities and backgrounds from around the globe participating and voicing their appreciation for the planet, according to the Earth Day Network.

PowerfulME Launches at Santa Barbara's 2013 Earth Day Event!

Consumer empowerment at CEC's Earth Day
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Santa Barbara, Ca., April 18, 2013 /3BL Media/ – A new consumer empowerment app will launch at the Community Environmental Council’s Earth Day event this weekend, April 20-21, at Alameda Park in Santa Barbara, CA. The event draws 35,000+ people and boasts such attractions as the 2013 Environmental Hero’s Awards, this year honoring Van Jones and Bill Nye.

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and the Center for Green Schools Commit to Providing More Than 2 Million Children with Access to Safer, Healthier Learning Environments

‘Green Apple’ initiative will promote improved educational outcomes in the US and beyond
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September 24, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Today at the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Annual Meeting in New York, global education leader Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) and The Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced a national Commitment to Action to provide more than 2 million children with access to safer, healthier learning environments.  Known as Green Apple, this initiative is designed to empower schools in the United States and beyond to become more effective places to learn.

Global Conflict Minerals Symposium Promises World-Renowned Speaker Line up

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Thought Leaders are gathering for the Inaugural Global Conflict Minerals Symposium, presented by the Conflict Minerals Consortium, taking place in Los Angeles, California on August 21-22 of this year. The Symposium coincides with the 1-year anniversary of the Dodd-Frank Section 1502 Conflict Minerals Final Rule.  

Invitation Only Global Conflict Minerals Symposium receives Unprecedented Response as Requests for Invitations are Accommodated

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Thought Leaders are gathering for the inaugural Global Conflict Minerals Symposium taking place in Los Angeles, California on August 21-22 of this year. The Symposium coincides with the 1-year anniversary of the Dodd-Frank Section 1502 Conflict Minerals Final Rule.  

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