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Simple Interventions Can Help to Inhibit the Spread of Fake Climate Change News on Facebook

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Research by Lauren Lutzke, U-M SEAS Master’s Student; Caitlin Drummond, Erb Institute Postdoc; Joe Arvai, Erb Institute Faculty Director

Article by Lauren Lutzke, M.S. Candidate in Behavior, Education, and Communication at the University of Michigan 

“Fake News” has become a hot topic covered by a variety of legitimate reporters and news outlets. But, despite the widespread coverage, we have not yet learned how to prevent the average internet user from spreading false information online.

Lockheed Martin Earns 2019 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year Award

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WASHINGTON, D.C., April 11, 2019 / 3BL Media/ – Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) was recognized as a 2019 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Energy. The annual award recognizes organizations with an exemplary commitment and dedication to leadership in energy efficiency and the ENERGY STAR program.

Cisco Receives Three Climate Leadership Awards for Tackling Climate Change

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We are proud to announce that Cisco won three 2019 Climate Leadership Awards from The Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) and The Climate Registry (TCR), two for excellence in greenhouse gas (GHG) management and one for supply chain leadership.

We believe more than ever that what’s good for the world is good for business.

Bristol-Myers Squibb Receives 2019 ENERGYSTAR® Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award

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NEW YORK,  April 11, 2019 /3BL Media/ — The U.S Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE: BMY) with an ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year Sustained Excellence Award for its outstanding contributions and leadership to improve the energy efficiency of facilities worldwide. Bristol-Myers Squibb has earned the ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year award for the past five consecutive years.

New Research on How Companies Can Advance Racial Equity and Create Business Growth

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April 11, 2019 /3BL Media/ — As businesses across the nation vie to increase revenue and market share, they are seeking not only to retain customers but also to continually expand into new markets. Much has been written about the demographic change engulfing the American market: by 2045, a majority of people in the U.S. will be of color; indeed, a majority of young people in the country are already of color.

7 Strategies for Turning Your Volunteering Program Into a Cultural Driver

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Today’s leading corporate volunteer programs have one thing in common—they’re flexible and inclusive. Why? The benefits go deeper than you might think. When people can volunteer in a way that resonates with (and works for!) them, they’re more likely to participate. And that first interaction opens the opportunity to engage them in doing good year-round.

A Decade of Impact: Bloomberg LP Improves Energy Efficiency by 45%, Avoids Using More Than 1 Million Metric Tonnes of CO2 Emissions

Company on Track to Meet Ambitious Renewable Energy Goals by 2020; Aims for 100% Renewable Energy by 2025
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NEW YORK, April 11, 2019 — Bloomberg LP’s sustainable business practices have improved the company’s energy efficiency by 45% since 2008, avoiding more than 1 million metric tonnes of CO2e emissions, according to the company’s 10th annual Impact Report released today. Bloomberg is on target to reach 35% renewable energy use in 2020, continuing on its path of 100% renewable energy by 2025.

Bechtel Releases 2019 Annual Report Showing Strong Financial and Sustainability Performance

Innovation and customer success drive last year’s results at global leader in engineering, procurement and construction
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RESTON, Va., April 10, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Today, Bechtel Corporation released its Annual Report showing it ended 2018 in a healthy financial position. Through helping customers deliver their most important projects and in making important progress on its own sustainability goals, Bechtel reinforced its standing as a trusted engineering, procurement and construction partner to industries and governments worldwide.

In 2018, which marked Bechtel’s 120th anniversary, the company achieved:

Report: Michigan Adds 4,800 Clean Energy Jobs in 2018; 9% Growth Projected

By Kurt Nagl
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Michigan leads the Midwest in clean energy sector jobs, adding 4,800 jobs in 2018 — a 4 percent jump from the previous year — for a total of 126,081, with experts projecting 9 percent growth in 2019, according to a new report.

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Schneider Electric Accelerates Its Practices of Gender Equality and Inclusion Forward with 100% Leadership Commitment to UN Women's Empowerment Principles

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Schneider Electric is the first multi-national company to achieve unanimous commitment by its country presidents to the UN's guidelines on gender equality and empowerment- Commitment exemplifies Schneider Electric's practices of inclusion and furthers the company's goals of advancing gender equality across its global footprint

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Schneider Electric is the first multi-national company to achieve unanimous commitment by its country presidents to the UN's guidelines on gender equality and empowerment- Commitment exemplifies Schneider Electric's practices of inclusion and furthers the company's goals of advancing gender equality across its global footprint

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