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Sappi Fine Paper North America Publishes eQ Journal 005: Rethinking Recycling

Journal Invites Industry to Uncover the Facts Behind the Full Paper Life Cycle
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BOSTON, April 2, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Sappi Fine Paper North America today announced the release of eQ Journal 005: Rethinking Recycling, distinguishing between the facts and general misconceptions surrounding recycling and the paper life cycle. In this fifth edition of the company’s eQ series, the Journal sheds light on the benefits of recycling while challenging the common assumption that paper produced with a high percentage of recycled fiber is always better for the environment.

Investors Seek Stronger Disclosure by U.S. Water Providers

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BOSTON, April 2, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Tighter water supplies. Aging infrastructure. Uncertain water demand. Climate change.

U.S. water providers are facing unprecedented challenges, including more vulnerable water supplies, declining revenue and growing environmental pressures. Investors who finance the projects that keep the water flowing - by purchasing bonds that pay for pipelines, treatment plants and other key infrastructure - now want better information on how water utilities are managing these wide-ranging risks.

PG&E Launches First-Ever Month of Service Program for Employee Volunteers

Utility Plans Over 100 Employee Volunteer Projects during National Volunteer Month in April
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SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 1, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today announced its first-ever Month of Service program, featuring over 100 employee volunteer projects throughout Northern and Central California during National Volunteer Month in April. PG&E will partner with HandsOn Network and Points of Light, a leading volunteer organization, on these different projects.

Cone Communications Announces 2013 Green Gap Trend Tracker

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BOSTON, April 2, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Earth Day may be just around the corner, but consumers are buying with an eye toward “green” all year long. A record-high 71 percent of Americans consider the environment when they shop, up from 66 percent in 2008.

Bahar Gidwani, CEO and Cofounder of CSRHub, Will Speak at Impact Conference at Sustainatopia


CSRHub CEO and Cofounder Bahar Gidwani will be speaking at the 4th Annual Impact Conference at Sustainatopia on Thursday, April 18th in Miami, Florida. The session from 11:40 AM- 12:40 PM will discuss creating ecosystems and how to foster networks for good. The Impact Conference at Sustainatopia 2013 will be one of the best opportunities to learn, network, and connect with hundreds of top global impact leaders and organizations.

The Caterpillar Foundation Focuses on Basic Human Needs in 2012 Year In Review

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April 1, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The Caterpillar Foundation focused on basic needs for the 2012 Caterpillar Year in Review. The Foundation makes philanthropic investments to help those in need of food, sanitary water and shelter around the world.

The Caterpillar Foundation has contributed more than $550 million to help make sustainable progress possible around the world. Learn more about their program support in the areas of basic human needs in the 2012 Year in Review.

SEC Final Rule Conclusion: Compliant Due Diligence Can Lead to Company and Brand Exposure


For anyone who’s read the 350+ page SEC Dodd-Frank Section 1502 final rule, there’s one conclusion: the complexity of compliant due diligence and the accompanying reporting requirements can lead to startling exposure for your Senior Management, your Company and your brand.

Get the facts behind compliant due diligence.

GM Earns Environmental Award for Landfill-Free Program

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DETROIT, April 1, 2013 /3BL Media/ – General Motors has been recognized for its environmental leadership by the Society of Plastic Engineers with an award acknowledging the company’s successful zero-waste program.

JustGreen ™ Lifestyle attends the 2013 Educational Alliance for a Sustainable Florida (EASF)

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The EASF Annual meeting took place at Florida International University in Miami, Florida. Over fifteen Sustainability Directors from Florida Colleges and Universities attended a one-day “best practices” meeting which included presentations on climate change, campus recycling, roundtable discussions and a vendor’s showcase. 

Ecolab Introduces Performance™ Industrial Laundry Program

Patented formulation addresses unique cleaning and sustainability needs of industrial laundries
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ST. PAUL, Minn.,  April 1, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Ecolab introduces the Performance™ Industrial Program, which addresses the high-performance cleaning needs of industrial laundries while helping to minimize environmental impact.


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