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Green-e® Renewable Energy Standard for Chile Launches With Viña Concha y Toro Collaboration

Viña Concha y Toro, Chile’s largest wine producer, will be the first company certified by new Green-e standard for clean energy
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SAN FRANCISCO, April 13, 2018 /3BL Media/ — San Francisco–based NGO Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) is developing a new standard for certifying the sale and use of green power in Chile through its market-leading Green-e® certification program. During the development of the new Green-e® Renewable Energy Standard for Chile, Green-e will conduct a pilot certification process with Chile-based Viña Concha y Toro, one of the world’s largest wine producers.

Achieving Certification as Largest B Corp™ in the World and Unveiling New Name: Danone North America Celebrates First Anniversary with Two Major Milestones

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Building on Danone’s long-term commitment to balancing financial success with social and environmental responsibility, its U.S. subsidiary, formerly known as DanoneWave, commemorates its first anniversary by announcing the achievement of becoming the largest Certified B Corporation® in the world — two years ahead of its declared target — and changing its name to Danone North America.

iCause Partners With the Shining Life Foundation

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CLEVELAND, April 16, 2018 /3BL Media/ - iCause is joining forces with the Shining Life Foundation.

The Shining Life Foundation is a nonprofit whose mission is to change history and make a huge difference for animals in a place, where few voices for them exist.

El Mundo: EE.UU. apoyará con asesoría a productores de cacao en El Salvador

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Publicado originalmente por El Mundo.

El Departamento de Estado de los Estados Unidos abrió la convocatoria para que microempresas o pequeñas cooperativas dedicadas al cultivo de cacao puedan inscribirse en el concurso El Poder de Crecer, el cual premiará a los ganadores con acceso a asesoría por un capital de hasta $43,000 para promover una solución de negocios.

El Mundo: US to Support and Advise Cacao Producers in El Salvador

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The U.S. Department of State opened the registration to Power to Grow, an initiative where micro or small enterprises dedicated to cocoa farming may apply to win up to $43,000 to promote their business solution.

The initiative is fueled by La Red de Innovación e Impacto, with the support of the World Environment Center (WEC), Le Groupe-Conseil Baastel Itée (Baastel) and RioSlum Studio.

Click here to read more on El Mundo.

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Ingersoll Rand Achieves 2020 Energy Efficiency Goal and Advances Climate Commitment With Renewable Energy

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April 12, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Ingersoll Rand (NYSE:IR), a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, announced that it has achieved a significant milestone in its global Climate Commitment ahead of schedule and is deepening its commitment with on-site and off-site renewable energy investments. 

Achieving Energy Efficiency Goals

Timberland 2017 CSR Report Shows Steady Progress Toward 2020 Sustainability Goals

Global outdoor lifestyle brand highlights performance across key CSR pillars
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STRATHAM, N.H., April 12, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Global outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland today releases its 2017 corporate social responsibility (CSR) report, showing steady progress toward its 2020 goals, which fall into three core pillars: make products responsibly; protect and enhance the outdoors; and serve communities. The results further demonstrate the company’s longstanding commitment to innovate and operate in a responsible manner.  

Driving Energy Efficiency in the Industry – Seven Years and Counting

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Energy efficiency is a key part of General Motors’ strategy for a future with zero emissions. Last week, the automaker received the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence award for the seventh consecutive year for its continuous leadership in protecting the environment through energy efficiency and growing its corporate energy program. The award is the highest honor an organization can receive from the EPA for energy management.

Rev. Leo Woodberry on Climate Justice

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How does one cultivate environmental activism in the deepest of red states? Is the current situation in the White House dividing Americans further, or expanding the progressive tent? This week on Sea Change Radio, we discuss these issues and more with the Reverend Leo Woodberry, a nondenominational pastor from South Carolina who is thoroughly committed to fighting climate change. Rev.

Helping Companies Navigate the Complex Terrain of Corporate Sustainability

SCS Global Services Releases 2017 Annual Benefit Report
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EMERYVILLE, Calif.  April 12, 2018 - The pressures of population growth, poverty, resource constraints, pollution and climate change challenge each of us, every day, to identify better ways to manage our businesses. Our growing interdependence makes sustainable business practice not simply a choice, but an essential feature of the 21st century economy.

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