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Eastman’s Corporate Business Center (CBC) Achieves LEED® Gold

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Eastman is pleased to announce that the Corporate Business Center in Kingsport, Tennessee has been awarded LEED® Gold by the U.S. Green Building Council, a non-profit organization dedicated to sustainable building and construction.

As Seen on The Guardian: How Sustainability Can Help Companies Attract and Retain Young Employees

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By 2025, millennials will represent 75% of the global workforce – and that means three-quarters of employees will likely seek opportunities to make an impact on people and the environment through their personal lives and the companies where they work.

NAEM’s Annual Forum to Showcase Latest Strategies for Building Safety Culture, Reducing Environmental Risks and Natural Resource Management

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October 7, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Each year NAEM’s annual conference convenes more than 550 attendees for a three-day showcase of the latest strategies corporate environment, health, safety and sustainability (EHS&S) leaders are using to keep employees safe, minimize their company’s environmental footprint and deliver business value through sustainability programs.

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

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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.

Achieving Sustainable Development Goals to Eradicate Human Trafficking and Forced Labor: New Global Organization Alliance 8.7 Launched

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Alliance 8.7 was launched on September 21 during the UN General Assembly in support of meeting Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 8.7, to “take immediate and effective measures to eradicate forced labour, end modern slavery and human trafficking and secure the prohibition and elimination of the worst forms of child labour, including recruitment and use of

Singapore Inspires the World to Turn City Skylines Green

Blog By Jeremy Rowe Managing Director, AkzoNobel Decorative Paints South East & South Asia
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When I first heard of Singapore’s target to green 80 percent of its buildings, old and new, by 2030, I thought it was a great vision and the way to the future. But it is a challenging feat. Developing a green building from scratch is easy, but we can become a truly green society only when we solve the challenge of making our old buildings green. I believe that innovation, focus on research and development – coupled with favorable policies and economic incentives – will need to be closely aligned in changing the whole building stock of an entire country.

Who Let the Quail Out?

Dundee High School Partners with Local Engine Plant to Release Bobwhite Quail
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October 7, 2016 /3BL Media/  - More than 400 pen-raised northern bobwhite quail moved to their new home on Oct. 5, the 132 acres of authentic Michigan prairie grassland surrounding the FCA US LLC Dundee Engine Plant in Dundee, Mich. The quail were released by approximately 115 Dundee High School’s Future Farmers of America (FFA) chapter as part of an effort to increase the birds’ population.

Mercedes-Benz 'EQ' Show Car | Into the Future with Zero Emissions

Mercedes-Benz launches EQ, a new electric mobility brand. It combines all related products, services and a concept vehicle with the looks of a sporty SUV coupé.
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Paris Motor Show, late September 2016. Mercedes-Benz issued invitations to a major press conference. The place was packed long before the start as journalists from all over the world secured the best positions to find out what everyone in the hall was waiting for: what the inventors of the motor car have to say about the future of the automobile.

Domestic Violence Shelters Nationwide Receive $3 Million in Critical Unrestricted Funds

The Mary Kay Foundation Awards Grants to 150 Shelters During Domestic Violence Awareness Month
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DALLAS, October 5, 2016/3BL Media/ - While celebrating its 20th anniversary, The Mary Kay Foundation℠ is awarding $3 million in grants to 150 domestic violence shelters in 49 states, the District of Columbia and Guam. Throughout Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October, each shelter will receive a $20,000 unrestricted grant to help combat domestic violence, educate local communities, and provide much-needed shelter and rehabilitation services. 

How to Quantify Your Social Impacts: With WBCSD, Unilever, Fedex and Nestlé

Companies are increasingly investing time and money into projects to help tackle both local and global issues. Discover how the industry leaders are getting it done.
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The World Business Council for Sustainable Development, Unilever, FedEx and Nestlé will be sharing their strategies, solutions, and obstacles in a live Ethical Corporation webinar on 13th October 2016 2pm BST/3pm CEST.

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