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Green Builder® Media Partners with Shelter Dynamics to Showcase the Arc House, an Intelligent, Net Zero Tiny Home

The Arc House, part of Green Builder® Media’s VISION House® Series, represents an excellent example of resilient, autonomous housing that can be located in any kind of urban, suburban, or rural setting.
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LAKE CITY, Colo., June 15, 2016 /3BL Media/ — Green Builder Media recently announced a partnership with specialty modular builder Shelter Dynamics to bring a prototype tiny home called the Arc House to PCBC (June at the Moscone Center in San Fran), Solar Power International (September at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Vegas), and Greenbuild (October at the Los Angeles Convention Center in LA), with the goal of exposing conference attendees to the uniquely designed, hand-crafted structure that

YUM! Brands at-a-Glance [Infographic]

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What does it mean to be one of the world’s largest restaurant companies? Check out our infographic to learn more about Yum! Brands, parent company of KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell.

Keep up with the ongoing CSR conversation at Facebook.com/yumbrands and @yumbrands on Twitter using the hashtag #YumCSR.

NGO’s Engage In EU Conflict Minerals Regulation

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The EU is one of the world’s largest trading bodies, accounting for 16.5% of the world's imports and exports. The EU has become a centralized market for products that contain conflict minerals. Conflict minerals are key components of products like jewelry, cars, phones, laptops and medical devices.

TD Bank Group Receives Canada's First WELL Certification in Building Standards

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The 23rd floor of TD Tower – located at King and Bay in the heart of Toronto's financial district – is Canada's first project to receive WELL certification. The floor was upgraded with new features that focus on enhancing the health and well-being of employees, in line with the new standards set out by the International WELL Building Institute.

Building a Connection with the Next Generation

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The Glocal (global + local) team at the Ingersoll Rand Compression Technologies and Services manufacturing site in the Unicov area of the Czech Republic has a multi-year vision to build a connection with local youth and encourage students to explore science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) careers. The team’s first community project focused on the renovation of a playground and city park.

European Sustainable Development Week: Real Estate and 'Tomorrow'

by Ludovic Chambe, CBRE Project and Sustainable Development Manager
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Last week marked European Sustainable Development Week; a European-wide initiative to stimulate and make visible activities, projects and events that promote sustainable development and the UN Global Goals for Sustainable Development.

In this article, we reflect on the 5 themes of ‘Tomorrow’ – an award-winning French documentary following the journey of 6 thirty-somethings exploring the world in search of solutions that can save future generations.

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Last week marked European Sustainable Development Week; a European-wide initiative to stimulate and make visible activities, projects and events that promote sustainable development and the UN Global Goals for Sustainable Development.

In this article, we reflect on the 5 themes of ‘Tomorrow’ – an award-winning French documentary following the journey of 6 thirty-somethings exploring the world in search of solutions that can save future generations.

Suppliers Share Our Commitment for a Sustainable Future

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Our suppliers play an important role in sustainable operations. Since 2011, we’ve awarded vendors who excel in responsible business practices.

At AT&T, we strive for sustainable operations. Our suppliers play an important role in this. Since 2011, we’ve awarded vendors who excel in responsible business practices.

And we’re doing it again today.

Higher Education Recognizes Conflict Minerals & the Issues Surrounding It. Source Intelligence Interviews Liz Cooper of Edinburgh University

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On March 1st, 2016, The University of Edinburgh adopted a policy aimed at cutting conflict minerals from their supply chain. Edinburgh has become the first university in the UK to develop a program aimed at mitigating the risk of conflict minerals in their supply chain.

Source Intelligence recently interviewed Liz Cooper, Research and Policy Manager, Department for Social Responsibility and Sustainability for the University of Edinburgh to gain some more insight into the development of their conflict minerals program:

One Week After the Conflict Minerals Filings, Here's What We Know

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Transparency is the key to complete traceability in supply chain. When transparency increases, companies have better insights into where their products are coming from and how they’ve been made. Data is the key in supplier networks that provides greater data accuracy, clarity, and insights, leading to more contextual intelligence shared across supply chains.

Carnival Foundation’s $2.5 Million Donation Helps The Nature Conservancy Launch Online Atlas, Protect and Manage Conservation Efforts in the Caribbean

Efforts include helping the Bahamas expand marine protection by over 11 million acres, establishing trust funds for seven countries in Caribbean and produce online atlas for ocean planning
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MIAMI, June 7, 2016 /3BL Media/ --- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest leisure travel company, announced today that its second consecutive year of supporting The Nature Conservancy helped the organization continue its momentum in protecting the world’s oceans and seas.

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