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PG&E Now Accepting Applications for $1 Million Bright Minds Scholarships and Employee Resource Group Scholarships

PG&E Bright Minds™ Awards Full Scholarships for College, University or Vocational School
Press Release

SAN FRANCISCO, January 25, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today announced that it is accepting applications from students to receive PG&E Bright Minds™ scholarships, as well as scholarships from the utility’s Employee Resource Groups (ERGs).

The Mexican Stock Exchange Ratifies Grupo Financiero Banorte as Member of the Sustainable IPC Index

Summary: 

Due to the adoption of sustainable and socially responsible processes in their corporate practices, for the second consecutive year, Grupo Financiero Banorte (GFNorte) was selected by the Mexican Stock Exchange (BMV) to be part of its Sustainable IPC Index.

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Press Release

Due to the adoption of sustainable and socially responsible processes in their corporate practices, for the second consecutive year, Grupo Financiero Banorte (GFNorte) was selected by the Mexican Stock Exchange (BMV) to be part of its Sustainable IPC Index.

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La Bolsa Mexicana de Valores Ratifica a Grupo Financiero Banorte como Miembro del Índice IPC Sustentable

Summary: 

Gracias a la adopción de procesos sustentables y socialmente responsables en sus prácticas corporativas, por segundo año consecutivo Grupo Financiero Banorte (GFNorte) fue seleccionado por la Bolsa Mexicana de Valores (BMV) para formar parte del Índice IPC Sustentable.

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Press Release

Gracias a la adopción de procesos sustentables y socialmente responsables en sus prácticas corporativas, por segundo año consecutivo Grupo Financiero Banorte (GFNorte) fue seleccionado por la Bolsa Mexicana de Valores (BMV) para formar parte del Índice IPC Sustentable.

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Sappi Fine Paper North America Announces $2.5M Coater Re-build Capital Project at its Westbrook Mill

Project to Support Increased Release Production Capacity and Capabilities
Press Release

BOSTON, January 14, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Sappi Fine Paper North America today announced the approval for its $2.5M capital project to re-build a specialty paper coater at its Westbrook Mill in Westbrook, Maine. The investment is comprised of an upgrade in the web handling, coating and drying capabilities of #20 coater. Bringing expanded manufacturing capacity, and delivering higher yield, this upgrade allows Sappi’s Release business to sustain market leadership with its Classics product line into the next decade.

Investors Press Continental Resources to End Wasteful Flaring of Natural Gas

Large Oil Developer Burns Off Natural Gas as Other Firms Set Flaring Reduction Goals
Press Release

BOSTON, January 10, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The rapid growth in domestic oil production has set the United States on track to become the world’s top oil producer by 2015, but investors are wary of the environmentally damaging practices associated with that growth, specifically the burning off—or flaring—of natural gas that is produced as a byproduct from oil wells.

Applications Now Open for Global Leaders To Engage with India’s Most Inspiring Social Entrepreneurs

Press Release

MUMBAI, INDIA, December 19, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Applications are now open for leading global executives, academics, and nonprofit leaders to travel to India this February to engage with some of the world’s most inspiring social entrepreneurs. From 22 February 2012—2 March 2012, this highly qualified group will travel to Bangalore, Chennai, and Pondicherry, meeting the founders and staff of social ventures; discussing, debating, and reflecting on pivotal issues; and taking part in vibrant cultural experiences.

Wells Fargo Joins Ceres Company Network

Global bank will focus on sustainability strategies and stakeholder engagement
Press Release

BOSTON, December 17, 2012 /3BL Media/ – Ceres announced today that its board of directors has approved Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC), one of the world’s largest financial services companies, as the newest member of the Ceres company network. Companies that join Ceres’s network work to integrate environmental and social performance into their business strategies and initiatives and to continuously improve performance.

What Your Company Cares About Fascinates Its Largest Shareholders

This is a summary of the Engaging Shareholders panel discussion at the CBSR 10th Annual Summit that took place on November 7th, 2012 in Toronto.
Blog

Author: Wesley Gee (Senior Sustainability Consultant, Stantec)

Shareholders matter, but some matter more than others. There are those who are in it for the long haul, with a vested interest in the success of a company, and in some cases they are actively involved in supporting shifts towards greater long-term growth and prosperity.

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