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Passing On Paper And Skipping The Bag: Empowering Consumers Through Everyday Changes

AT&T announces two new campaigns to Encourage sustainability; since 2005, consumers have helped plant over 1.1 million trees in U.S. forests
Press Release

DALLAS, April 17, 2013 /3BL Media/ — From breaking cellphone recycling records to launching an eco-rating system for AT&T branded devices, AT&T is working with its customers to be more sustainable.

GM Names New Leaders to Strengthen Global Environmental Compliance, Sustainability, Health and Safety

Press Release

DETROIT, April 17, 2013 /3BL Media/ – General Motors today named Richard Lubert as executive director, Global Environmental Compliance and Sustainability, effective May 1. The company also appointed Gregg Clark as director, Global and North American Health and Safety.

GM is committed to increasing the sustainability of its operations, from the continued integration of sound environmental practices into business decisions to ensuring a safe workplace for employees.  

Recyclebank Celebrates Earth Month with Time Travel and Green Schools

Eco Time Capsule lets participants earn up to 500 points via virtual time travel filled with sustainability tips; Recyclebank awards grants to Green Schools Program participants
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NEW YORK, APRIL 17, 2013—Recyclebank®, the company that rewards people for taking everyday green actions with discounts and deals, is celebrating Earth Month this April with its Eco Time Capsule, looking back at how far we’ve come since the first Earth Day in 1970.

WaterAid Signs Up to Global Initiative on Water Stewardship

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New York, April 17, 2013 /3BL Media/ - International charity WaterAid has joined over one hundred companies, governments, NGOs, and other stakeholders as part of the world’s first online platform to advance critical water projects in specific river basins around the planet.

No Shortage of Questions Surrounding Due Diligence Compliance

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There certainly was no shortage of questions during Source Intelligence’s Conflict Minerals: Industry Veterans Speak Out on the Changing Requirements of Due Diligence webinar. 

The following are samples of attendees questions: 

Q. When is the audit process required? What should I expect?

Answered by Dr. Jennifer Kraus, Chief Scientific Officer of Source Intelligence:

ARAMARK Parks and Destinations Marks Earth Day With An Array of Volunteer and Education Opportunities

Press Release

PHOENIX, April 16, 2013 /3BL Media/ — From a cruise around Lake Tahoe with 300 fourth graders to a day of gardening by volunteers within Asilomar Conference Grounds, Earth Day promises to be special day of service across all of ARAMARK Parks and Destinations locations. Environmental stewardship is a key component for all of its destinations starting with its Green Thread program, which dictates that all areas of business conform to rigorous ISO 14001 environmental standards.

Official Launch of PowerfulME on the Apple App Store

Consumer Empowerment to the NTH Degree
Press Release

Pasadena, Calif., April 17, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Darrell Park, author of Better Than We Found It, has launched a new app with the Apple App store called PowerfulME. Created for consumers of all types, PowerfulME allows people to spend their money on products, and companies, that are aligned with their own specific beliefs and dietary needs.

“Consumers have the money. They should have the power, “ states Darrell, Creator of PowerfulME.

Source Intelligence Launches "REACH and RoHS Resource Center" Today

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Source Intelligence has been able to develop a truly unique program designed to help all companies address the REACH and RoHS compliance. We have a deep understanding of how supply chains work and the values placed on the relationships that exist between customers and suppliers. 

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
Press Release

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.

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