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What Must Be Done to Combat Human Trafficking - Survivors Speak Out In a U.S. Advisory Council Report

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Just last week, the U.S Advisory Council on Human Trafficking released its first annual report detailing policy recommendations for various aspects of the human trafficking supply chain, the first of its kind written by survivors.

Green Efficiency Now a De Facto Requirement for Big Office Buildings in Metro Atlanta

by David Pendered
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When CBRE examined the demand for green certified office space in metro Atlanta, the example it highlighted in a new report was the decision by health data giant Kaiser Permanent to locate in a LEED certified building in Midtown.

Pershing Point Plaza is a prime example of an owner’s response to tenants who value energy efficient buildings. It’s older, built in 1960. And owners of the 410,357-square-foot building chose to keep up with the times to remain competitive in the Midtown market – earning a LEED Silver certification in 2013, according to the Green Building Council.

“Sustainability in Action” Video Series

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Whether through environmental, social or economic initiatives, Ingersoll Rand is committed to making the world a better place to live, through sustainability and energy efficiency. A new video series, “Sustainability in Action,” shines a light on the many ways in which the company uses creativity, engagement and works with customers to deliver on its global climate commitment.                                             

'The X-Files' Creator Chris Carter Earns Vancouver Film Festival Award for Environmental Efforts on Set

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At a Vancouver International Film Festival luncheon on October 7, The X-Files creator Chris Carter accepted the festival's 2016 Industry Builder Award for his role in leading efforts behind the scenes to make production as environmentally sustainable as possible.

World Focus on Ethical Sourcing Turns to California as Leaders Gather

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The World focus on ethical sourcing of materials will shift to California next month when the Conflict-Free Smelter Initiative (CFSI) holds its annual meeting in Santa Clara. Thousands of supply chain executives and sustainability officers from top-tier companies, legal experts, NGOs and others will converge for what promises to be intense discussions about one crucial issue: Can companies do better at ensuring they have responsible and ethical sourcing practices in their product streams.

New Podcast Gives Insider Access to Sustainability Leaders

Bard MBA Launches Sustainability Podcast
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ANNANDALE-ON-HUDSON, NY, October 21, 2016 /3BL Media/ - The Bard MBA in Sustainability has launched the Sustainable Business Fridays series as a podcast. The first of its kind, this podcast brings together Bard MBA students with leaders in business, sustainability, and social entrepreneurship for discussions on industry trends.

AIDAsol Departs from Hamburg for the Canaries

Second season with low-emission power supply from LNG hybrid barge
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October 20, 2016 /3BL Media/  - Docking for the 24th time in Hamburg, AIDAsol ended this year’s cruise season in the Hanseatic City on October 19, 2016. At 8:00 a.m. the cruise ship docked for the last time in 2016 at the HafenCity West cruise terminal.

America Recycles Day Encourages Individuals, Businesses to #BeRecycled Every Day

Recycling-themed Events Planned Nationwide; #BeRecycled Sweepstakes Offers Chance to Win Prizes from hayneedle.com, Trex
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STAMFORD, Conn., October 19, 2016 /3BL Media/ – In support of America Recycles Day, national nonprofit Keep America Beautiful today launched the #BeRecycled Sweepstakes, inspiring participants to continuously live a recycled lifestyle. America Recycles Day, a Keep America Beautiful national initiative, takes place on and in the weeks leading into Nov. 15, and is dedicated to promoting and celebrating recycling in the United States.

Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG Conference) Highlights IMDS & Product Chemical Compliance Challenges and Solutions

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On October 11, the AIAG IMDS & Product Chemical Compliance Conference brought together representatives from various tiers of the automotive supply chain to learn tools and strategies for tackling the compliance challenges faced by the automotive industry.

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