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Taking Green Building to the Next Level - Customizing LEED

By Kelly Shea, Global Sustainability Program Manager, Symantec
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For the past week, the United Nations Climate Change Conference has convened in Warsaw, bringing together delegates from over 190 countries hoping to move closer to a global agreement on GHG emissions reduction.

At Symantec, mitigating our impacts on climate change is central to our environmental strategy.

Greenbuild Leonardo Academy Event

Visit Leonardo Academy at Greenbuild 2013
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November 20, 2013 /3BL Media/ - We are excited to be at Greenbuild this week. To see how the sustainability and green building community has evolved over another year.  There are lots of exciting opportunities to talk and learn about. 

SCA Names Top States, Universities & Sites for Conservation Volunteers

SCA Members Build Nearly 1 Million Feet of New Trails in Parks across Nation
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WASHINGTON, DC, November 20, 2013 /3BL Media/ – The Student Conservation Association (SCA), the national leader in youth service and stewardship, today announced the states and universities that provided the most youth volunteers to its conservation programs in national, state, and local parks during the year from October 1, 2012, to September 30, 2013. SCA also revealed that the National Parks of New York Harbor, where some 200 volunteers restored beaches, habitats and other resources damaged by Hurricane Sandy, topped its list of service sites and partners.

BNSF's Wide-span Electric Cranes Reduce Emissions, Improve Operations

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BNSF Railway’s Logistics Parks Kansas City (LPKC) Intermodal Facility opened last month featuring state-of-the-art energy and environmental technology including five all-electric wide-span cranes. LPKC, along with two other BNSF intermodal facilities, utilizes wide-span electric cranes as a means of efficiently handling containers while reducing on-site emissions.

Michael Littenberg: Practical Tips For Successfully Completing Your First Reporting

Michael Littenberg's presentation from Source Intelligence's Virtual Symposium
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Part of Source Intelligence's Virtual Symposium, Michael Littenberg's presentation is entitled, "Practical Tips For Successfully Completing Your First Reporting."

Corporate Response to Typhoon Haiyen

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Is your company contributing to the relief efforts in the Philippines following Typhoon Haiyan? According to the UN’s Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, Typhoon Haiyan affected a total of 9.5 million people across the Philippines and displaced at least 600,000 when it slammed into the country on November 8th. The aftermath of this natural disaster has ignited relief efforts worldwide. Several of our member companies have reached out to the Center to learn what others are doing and to share ways in which they are contributing.

Small Grain, Big Change

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This essay was originally published in the Fall 2013 RSF Quarterly

by Jillian McCoy

2014 AIAG Corporate Responsibility Summit

Integrating Sustainability - Expanding Industry Expectations
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THERE’S A NEW REALITY: stakeholder expectations regarding corporate responsibility are heightened for automotive, heavy industry and technology companies, and their supply chains.

Be a part of creating solutions to these new challenges! Industry experts will share the latest research, information and best practices on topics including:

Conflict Minerals

Environmental Regulations

GRI Reporting

Globally Harmonized Systems (GHS)

Corporate Responsibility: Beyond the Corporation Boundaries

Sustainability & Societal Benefit

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