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PepsiCo Contributes to European Debate on Sustainable policy

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October 29, 2012 /3BL Media/ - PepsiCo made a positive contribution to the European debate concerning the development of a European sustainable agriculture policy. Paul Melis, senior manager, Agriculture Development Team - PepsiCo Europe, spoke at the European Food Security Conference held in Brussels and presented PepsiCo's long-standing cooperation with farmers and scientists to increase productivity while protecting the environment.

PepsiCo Launches New Facebook-Inspired Carbon Calculator

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For a company like PepsiCo, which oversees more than 20 brands and hundreds of different products around the world, calculating the carbon footprint of just one of its products can take weeks, and at a significant cost to the company. To save time and money, PepsiCo teamed up with researchers from Columbia University’s Earth Institute to create a tool that can measure the carbon footprint of thousands of products all at once.

PepsiCo Places 22nd on CR’s 100 Best Corporate Citizens 2012

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PepsiCo came in 22nd place in CR’s 100 Best Corporate Citizens 2012, the annual ranking of company environmental, social, and governance performance.

Read more about CR Magazine's Corporate Citizenship list methodology.

Corporate Citizenship at PepsiCo

 

Bombardier Wins German Design Award

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BOMBARDIER ZEFIRO 380 very high speed (VHS) train named as a top product design in transportation 
Independent specialist jury’s recognition marks third award for the world’s most economical and eco-friendly VHS train

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BOMBARDIER ZEFIRO 380 very high speed (VHS) train named as a top product design in transportation 
Independent specialist jury’s recognition marks third award for the world’s most economical and eco-friendly VHS train

MGM Resorts International And Aria Resort & Casino Support Motorweek TV’s 32nd Season

Innovative Clean Limousine Fleet figures into Ultimate Automotive Experience
Press Release

LAS VEGAS October 17, 2012 /3BL Media/ - MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) and ARIA Resort & Casino at CityCenter have joined withMotorWeek TV, television’s longest-running automotive series, for a major sweepstakes to kick off its season 32 in fall 2012.

The grand prize is a trip for two to Las Vegas to enjoy the Ultimate Automotive Experience, highlighted by a two-night stay at ARIA in early December 2012, and an exotic car drive through Red Rock Canyon in Las Vegas.

MGM Resorts International Employees Rally to Help Community Organizations and Programs, Pledge 2,000 Volunteer Hours to Week Observing National Make A Difference Day

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LAS VEGAS, October 18, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Making its communities healthier by feeding the homeless, cleaning graffiti, and planting trees, these are just a few of the community improvement activities MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) and its employees will undertake during “Make A Difference Day” on October 27th, as well as the days leading to this nationally recognized day of service.

Investors Call on Canadian Oil Sands Producers to Improve Environmental and Social Performance

$2 Trillion Group of Investors Propose Higher Standards for Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Water Management, Land Reclamation and Consultations with First Nations
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BOSTON, Mass., October 22, 2012 /3BL Media/ – As presidential candidates spar over the issue of North American energy independence, a group of 49 investors with $2 trillion in assets under management are calling on Canadian oil sands developers to dramatically reduce the environmental and social impact of their operations by lowering greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, managing water use, promoting land reclamation and consulting fully with First Nations and other communities affected by oil sands projects.

City of Carrollton’s Recycling Rewards Brought by Waste Management Just Got Better

Residents can now sign up for Recyclebank and start earning reward points that can be redeemed for hundreds of discounts and deals
Press Release

CARROLLTON, TEXAS., October. 19, 2012 /3BL Media - The City of Carrollton, in partnership with Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) and Recyclebank®, today announced that it now offers Recyclebank’s recycling rewards program to Carrollton residents. Recyclebank rewards people for taking everyday green actions, such as recycling, with discounts and deals from locally-based businesses and national brands.

We Got Mail! … About Sustainable Palm Oil?

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By Paulette Frank, Vice President of Sustainability and EH&S, Johnson & Johnson Family of Consumer Companies

Remember when you were little, and how excited you felt when a piece of mail arrived and it was actually for you? And the bigger the envelope, the more exciting it was? Every once in awhile, a piece of mail arrives that brings back that feeling of wonder and excitement. I received a piece of mail like that a few weeks ago, at my office.

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