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Smart Grid and Microgrids—the Hard Solution for Asia’s At-Risk Megacities

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Disaster recovery remains a driving force for Asia, which experiences more natural disasters than any other region in the world. Floods, earthquakes and cyclones continue to wreak havoc—killing people, wiping out homes and livelihoods, and leaving economies in distress.

Trump Administration Climate Action Rollback Decision Is Misguided and Economically Damaging

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March 28, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The Trump administration’s efforts to dismantle the U.S. Climate Action Plan, including withdrawing support for the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan, “is completely misguided and ignores the irreversible clean energy economy that is already underway, creating good-paying jobs and economic vitality in communities across the country,” Ceres President Mindy Lubber said in a statement today. Lubber served as the EPA Administrator for the New England Region in 2000.

Prudential Recognized as One of the World’s Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute for Third Consecutive Year

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NEWARK, N.J., March 29, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU) has been named a 2017 World’s Most Ethical Company® by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices.

Historic Hahne’s Department Store Building Reopens in Downtown Newark, N.J.

Landmark offers contemporary residences with exceptional shopping and dining experience, featuring Newark’s first Whole Foods and Barnes & Noble along with a new restaurant from Chef Marcus Samuelsson and community arts space
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Global Impact Investing Network Appoints Prudential's Mark B. Grier as New Board Chair

Grier's Appointment Signals Leadership Role for Prudential Among Institutional Investors in Impact Investing
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NEW YORK, March 28, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- The Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN) announced the appointment of Mark Grier as its new Board Chair. Grier serves as Vice Chairman at Prudential Financial Inc. Grier’s appointment marks a milestone in the advancement of the GIIN, which will benefit from Prudential’s more than 40 years of institutional impact investing experience.

Business Schools Innovate in Sustainability Education - The Minute

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As sustainability in its various forms becomes more integrated into business practices and strategies, business schools are adapting their programs to better prepare the sustainability professionals of the future. McGill University in Montreal is a good example.

KeyBank Arranges $18.2 Million in Total Financing to Preserve Affordable Housing in Troy, NY

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CLEVELAND, March 27, 2017 /3BL Media/ - KeyBank has provided a total of $18.2 million in financing for the Martin Luther King Revitalization Apartments, built in 1971 and located in Troy, NY. The Troy Housing Authority partnered with Beacon Communities Development to renovate and preserve 104 units of affordable housing through HUD’s Rental Assistance Demonstration Program.

Domtar, Procter & Gamble Create a Sustainable Supply Chain

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Coming together for the greater good of the planet may not happen often, but when it does, the outcome can prove promising. This is especially true when major brands work with their suppliers to create a sustainable supply chain.

Good News about the Proposed PA State Budget for Intellectual Disability and Autism Services

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I have good news about the proposed Pennsylvania budget to share with you. The collective strength and advocacy at the state level of individuals and organizations involved in human services has led to the most favorable budget proposal for intellectual disability and autism services that we have seen in Pennsylvania in many years. The proposed PA budget includes funding for a rate increase, affecting not just people with disability but also the people who support them.

This budget proposal is a win for intellectual disability and autism services!

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