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Oregon Buses Glowing with “buzzed driving” Message

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What do we need to get your attention, a neon sign? The Oregon Liquor Control Commission, Jack Daniels, Portland Timbers and the National Alcohol Beverage Control Association hope that their new “Buzzed, Busted, Broke” public service announcement (PSA) campaign will get the attention of Oregonians around the state. 
 

CSR on India Inc's Mind

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Why has corporate social responsibility (CSR) become so important for Indian businesses? Many believe that the recent tweak to India’s corporate law – companies that earn more than Rs 500 crore (roughly $75 million) or are worth more than Rs 1,000 crore ($151 million) must now devote 2% of net revenues to CSR programmes – has ushered in this change. I disagree.

Office 365 Donation: Helping Nonprofits Do More Good

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By Lori Harnick, General Manager, Microsoft Citizenship & Public Affairs

As the needs of communities expand exponentially around the world and technology advancements accelerate with increasing speed, we’re taking a new step forward to help nonprofits more easily harness the power of technology to do more good.

Microsoft Launches Worldwide Office 365 Donation Program for Nonprofits

Cloud-based productivity and collaboration tools enable nonprofits to streamline IT and focus on social impact.
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REDMOND, Wash., Sept. 10, 2013 /3BL Media/ — Microsoft Corp. today announced the global availability of Office 365 for Nonprofits for qualifying nonprofits and nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) through its software donation program. The donation is available today in 41 countries around the world and up to 90 countries by July 2014.

Practicing Sustainability in the Real World

By Kate Even Sustainability Communications Intern at AMCOL International Corp.
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When I first arrived at AMCOL International Corp. to begin my summer internship working on sustainability communications for the environment, health and safety (EHS) department, I set ambitious goals for myself. I thought I would be able to come in, tell them what they needed to do to advance their sustainability program and we would be on our way. I quickly learned that it doesn’t work that way in the real world.
 

Sacramento: PG&E Kicks Off New Era of High School Energy Training

Congresswoman Doris Matsui Joins PG&E for New Energy Academy Tour, Praises Program
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By David Kligman 

SACRAMENTO — Four years ago, PG&E created New Energy Academies at five high schools in the utility’s service area. It was an experiment, a new way to teach young people about energy, better prepare them for college and maybe one day work for PG&E.

Dearborn Panera Cares Staff Raise Awareness for 'Hunger Action Month'

Throughout the month of September, the restaurant will be educating customers about the importance of helping hungry families in Michigan.
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If you've been to Panera Cares lately, chances are you’ve see a lot of orange.

Big, Beautiful Bangalore!

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"Namaskara, from Bangalore!" begins Johannes Wilson — an engineering geologist based in AECOM’s Christchurch, New Zealand, office — as he greets the many blog readers following his volunteer efforts in Bangalore, India. For more than a week, Johannes has been working alongside two other AECOM employees to deliver clean energy solutions to India’s poor as part of Pollinate Energy’s Young Professionals Program.

USAID and Coca-Cola Expand Water and Development Alliance

New Investments Support Sustainable WASH Service Delivery
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Stockholm, September 4, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Yesterday, at World Water Week in Stockholm, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Coca-Cola Company announced support for new programs under their Water and Development Alliance (WADA) that will provide over 190,000 people with improved clean water and/or improved sanitation services by the end of 2015.

The Coca-Cola Company (TCCC) and Water and Sanitation for the Urban Poor (WSUP) Launch Partnership

New Partnership Support Sustainable WASH Service Delivery in Africa to Benefit At Least 270,000 People
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Stockholm, September 4, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Today at World Water Week in Stockholm, The Coca-Cola Company (TCCC) and Water and Sanitation for the Urban Poor (WSUP) announced the Company’s support of new programs in four African countries –Kenya, Zambia, Madagascar, and Mozambique.

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