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“Message In A Can” Awareness Campaign: Costa Cruises And Cial Consortium Donate Three Benches to Savona

Three benches made of recycled aluminum as a result of separate collection
Press Release

SAVONA, October 27 2016 /3BL Media/ - Three benches made of recycled aluminum have been positioned at Darsena, in front of the historic “Torretta” as a gift to the community of Savona. This is one of the results of the “Message in a can” initiative, which was launched earlier this year by CIAL (Aluminum Packaging Consortium), Municipality of Savona, Ata Spa (Savona Municipality Company for waste collection) and Costa Cruises, in order to promote and develop the collection and recycling of aluminum in the city.

Las Vegas Sands Recognized as World Leader for Corporate Climate Change

Press Release

LAS VEGAS, October 26, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE: LVS) has been identified as a global leader for its actions and strategies in response to climate change, and has been awarded a position for a third time on the Climate A List by CDP, the international not-for-profit that drives sustainable economies.

A Mindful Harvest: The Zen of Organic Farming

Since the 1970s, The Green Gulch Farm Zen Center Has Sown Seeds of Mindfulness in Organic Farming
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Today, we visit the Green Gulch Farm Zen Center in San Francisco's Marin County.  Since the 1970s, these pioneers of the California Organic Farming movement have been utilizing zen practices to harvest surprising soul crops and produce abundant, earth-friendly yields. Watch this episode to learn how they manage to strike the balance between responsibility and detachment in their sustainable work on the planet, and in the hearts and minds of their students and guests.

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.

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.

Play a Key Role in Developing Global Reporting Standards: Join the GSSB

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The GSSB was established by GRI in 2014 as an independent governance body, to develop and approve GRI Sustainability Reporting Standards (GRI Standards). By following procedures set out in the GSSB Due Process Protocol, the GSSB ensures that GRI Standards are developed in an objective and independent manner.

Efficiency Meets Sustainability: First-ever Fair Trade USA Certified Organic Palm Oil Now Available

Daabon Group, Hain Celestial and Fair Trade USA lead efforts to address social, environmental concerns regarding the world’s most-used vegetable oil crop
Press Release

MIAMI, October 14, 2016/ 3BL Media/ -  Socially and environmentally conscious cooks can now bake their cake and eat it, too. Today Daabon Group announced it has achieved the first-ever Fair Trade USA certification of a palm oil product. 

Sustainable Brands Releases Full Program for Annual New Metrics Conference

Marks & Spencer, SAP, and Ben & Jerry’s among speakers, plus CPA CPE-eligible workshop sessions confirmed
Press Release

SAN FRANCISCO, October 7, 2016/3BL Media/ - Sustainable Brands® recently announced the full program for New Metrics’16, scheduled for November 14-16 in Boston, MA.

Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment Recognizes Arrow Electronics for Environmental Achievements

Press Release

Centennial, Colo, October 11, 2016/3BL Media/ - The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment this week named Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE: ARW) a “Gold Leader” in its Environmental Leadership Program. The global technology company was recognized, along with 169 other Colorado-based companies and organizations, for environmental achievements that help keep Colorado a desirable place to live and work.

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