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Coming to Grips with Climate Change

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“Ours is a world in which a flood in Thailand can cut off global supplies of computer disk drives for the better part of a year; where a record-low Mississippi River can choke the flow of commerce; where an unprecedented hurricane (or “superstorm”) can upend one of the world’s financial centers for weeks.

Caesars Entertainment Shines Global Spotlight on Sustainability by Turning Off Lights for Earth Hour 2013

Fifth year the company’s U.S., Uruguay and China resort casinos are participating
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LAS VEGAS, March 7, 2013 /3BL Media/ - For the fifth consecutive year Caesars Entertainment has committed to participate in the World Wildlife Fund's Earth Hour, visually demonstrating its commitment to operate in an environmentally responsible manner. Caesars recognizes problems facing the planet demand real action today and that awareness of these issues is a critical part of the formula for change. Caesars Entertainment’s worldwide resorts and casinos in the U.S., Uruguay and China will shut off non-essential exterior lighting and marquees from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Is the U.S. Insurance Industry Prepared for Climate Change?

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Analysis of first-ever industry-wide survey finds that only 23 of 184 companies have comprehensive climate change strategies, yet some leaders are emerging. Ceres proposes recommendations to insurers and regulators to maintain insurability in a warming world.

 
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Analysis of first-ever industry-wide survey finds that only 23 of 184 companies have comprehensive climate change strategies, yet some leaders are emerging. Ceres proposes recommendations to insurers and regulators to maintain insurability in a warming world.

 

Alcoa Foundation and Keep America Beautiful Help Students Recycle

Foundation Provides More Than 11,500 Recycling Bins for Campus Initiatives
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STAMFORD, Conn., March 7, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Alcoa Foundation is partnering with Keep America Beautiful (KAB) and the College & University Recycling Coalition (CURC) to provide more than 11,500 recycling bins to 35 college and universities throughout the United States. These recycling bins will help to expand on-campus recycling programs and raise awareness about the environmental impact of recycling.

Do Investors Care About Companies' Climate Change Disclosure?

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Taken at face value, more evidence surfaced this month supporting a close relationship between company market performance and the disclosure of environmental, social and governance criteria.  Less clear is when more investors will reward ESG disclosure and inspire nondisclosing companies to get on board.  Integrating fundamental equity analysis with ESG criteria boosts the quality of investment decisions, according to the Principles for Responsible Investment.

Revising Another FedEx Sustainability Goal

When a worthwhile trip takes less time to reach the destination, what else is there to do but to extend the trip?
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FedEx Blog: EarthSmart

by Mitch Jackson

When a worthwhile trip takes less time to reach the destination, what else is there to do but to extend the trip?

Illinois' Environment Lobby Day 2013

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Join Illinois' environmental community for our 2013 lobby day on Thursday, May 2, 2013.  This is our most important event of the year when IEC's member organizations come together to work on priority issues. 

FedEx Rolls Past Vehicle Fleet Fuel Efficiency Goal Years Ahead of Schedule

Annouces New Sustainability Goal
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MEMPHIS, Tenn., Mar. 6, 2013 /3BL Media/ - In 2008, FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) set the U.S. transportation industry’s first fuel efficiency goal with a commitment to improve the overall fuel efficiency of the FedEx Express global vehicle fleet 20 percent by 2020, as compared with its 2005 performance. Less than five years later, FedEx Express has surpassed this goal with a more than 22 percent cumulative improvement in fuel economy for its vehicles.

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