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American Honda Installs Stationary Fuel Cell System that Will Produce a Megawatt of Clean Energy, Reduce CO2

The new system will offset electricity usage on the Torrance campus by 25 percent
Press Release

Torrance, Calif., March 22, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Continuing its efforts to reduce the  environmental footprint of its operations, American Honda Motor Co., Inc. today announced the installation of a new fuel cell system on its Torrance, California campus that will produce one megawatt of clean, reliable energy, and significantly reduce CO2 emissions from Honda’s operations in the region.

EWP to be European Coordinator of the Water Action Hub

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Brussels/New York/Oakland, March 22, 2013 /3BL Media/ – To mark World Water Day 2013 and in the spirit of the 2013 Year of Water Cooperation, Brussels-based NGO European Water Partnership (EWP) and the UN Global Compact’s CEO Water Mandate announced a new partnership today. The two organizations are joining efforts to launch the Water Action Hub (“the Hub”) in European basins.

How Are You Meeting the RCOI Requirement; The Foundation of the SEC's Final Rule?

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Uncovering the Reasonable Country of Origin Inquiry (RCOI) requires a significant amount of labor and other resources, but it should be viewed as your “first pass” at identifying conflict minerals risks hidden within your supply chain. Successfully identifying these risks will require a thorough, well-organized system of data collection, and reasoned review of the collected information.

Hershey ‘21st Century Cocoa Plan’ Outlines Commitment To Sustainable Cocoa And Improving Cocoa Communities

Hershey Announces Milestones to Achieve 100% Certified Cocoa by 2020
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‘A Watershed Moment for Our Industry to Work Together With Cocoa Growing Nations to Increase Opportunities for Farmers’

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‘A Watershed Moment for Our Industry to Work Together With Cocoa Growing Nations to Increase Opportunities for Farmers’

Earth Hour 2013

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How much time are you willing to dedicate to reducing your carbon footprint? A lifetime? A year? A week?

How about an hour?

Earth Hour, that is. Whether you’re just beginning your quest to live greener or you’re a seasoned veteran of reducing, reusing and recycling, participating in Earth Hour is a great way to raise awareness about climate change, global warming and environmental issues!

Innovative Concentrated Cleaning Product from SC Johnson Saves Time, Space While Reducing Waste

Smart Twist™ Cleaning System Now Available Exclusively Online
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RACINE, Wis., March 21, 2013 /3BL Media/ – SC Johnson announces the innovative Smart Twist™ Cleaning System, which uses less packaging and helps reduce waste with three concentrated cleaners in one space-saving, handy sprayer. This breakthrough cleaning product offers a fast and easy solution and provides another everyday green option for busy families. The Smart Twist™ Cleaning System is available exclusively online.  

How2Recycle Label Completes Successful Soft Launch and Welcomes The Kellogg Company

Kellogg’s Joins Leading Brands in Implementing the Sustainable Packaging Coalition’s Recycling Label as Project Enters New Phase
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CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA, March 21, 2013 /3BL Media/ – The Sustainable Packaging Coalition (SPC), a project of sustainability nonprofit GreenBlue, today announced the successful completion of the soft launch phase of its How2Recycle recycling labeling system. In addition, major brand name Kellogg’s will be joining the 11 other leading companies already taking advantage of the How2Recycle Label, including Ampac, Best Buy, Clorox, Costco Wholesale, Esteé Lauder Companies Aveda Brand, General Mills, Microsoft, Minute Maid, Sealed Air, Seventh Generation, and REI.

Here Comes The Sun: Adam Browning part II & Matt Wasson

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Last week on Sea Change Radio host Alex Wise spoke to Adam Browning, the executive director of Vote Solar, a non-profit organization that advocates for solar power adoption. This week, the second part of his discussion with Browning. We discuss the lessons we can learn from success stories like the German solar industry as well as high-profile flops like Solyndra.

EPA Recognizes Sears Holdings With 2013 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence Award

Sears Holdings earns award for protecting the environment through superior energy efficiency
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HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., March 18, 2013 /3BL Media/ -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized Sears Holdings (NASDAQ: SHLD) with a 2013 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence Award for its continued leadership in protecting the environment through superior energy efficiency. This year, Sears Holdings is being awarded for both its role as a retailer of ENERGY STAR certified products and for energy management in its stores. Sears Holdings' accomplishments will be recognized at an awards ceremony in Washington, D.C., on March 26, 2013.

Building Investor Confidence on Climate Change

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Enbridge’s Paul Hunt today called participation in the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), the global voluntary reporting initiative, “essential” for companies seeking to build investor confidence on the issue of climate change.

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