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The New Talk: Birds, Bees and Mobile Safety

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The New Talk: Birds, Bees and Mobile Safety

Janiece Evans-Page, assistant vice president - community engagement, AT&T

When I became a parent, I agonized and prepared myself, to the extent possible, for “the talks” I’d have to have with my kids as they grew up – stranger danger, the birds and the bees, say no to drugs. But a recent study we commissioned with GfK reinforced the importance of another talk we all need to have with our kids – mobile safety. 

Parents Can Rule, Kids Can Be Cruel, New Mobile Phone Study Reveals

AT&T Commissioned Poll on Families’ Mobile Behavior Sheds Light on Rules-Setting and Bullying; AT&T Offers Modern Tools to Help Manage
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(3BL Media) Dallas, TX - June 12, 2012 - The AT&T Mobile Safety study of 1,000 parents and 500 children by GfK shows that there’s an opportunity for parents and kids to have more discussions about the sometimes contentious topic of mobile phones

IBM Smarter Cities Challenge Team Proposes Strategy For Safer, More Efficient and Convenient Public Transport in Greater Rabat

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RABAT, Morocco, June 11, 2012 / 3BL Media / PRNewswire/ -- A team of IBM (NYSE: IBM) experts funded by an IBM Smarter Cities Challenge grant, has provided government leaders with initial recommendations for a more effective and efficient public transport system in Rabat and nearby Sale and Temara, by 2020.

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Florida Power & Light EcoAd Campaign Helps Miami-Dade County Save

Nine County Parks receive high-efficiency lighting retrofits thanks to CBS' EcoMedia
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EcoAd Program Selected As 2012 Edison Awards Finalist

EcoMedia Will Be Recognized at Edison Awards Gala on April 26 in New York
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(3BL Media) New York - February 21, 2012 - It was recently announced by the internationally known Edison Awards that EcoMedia has been named a finalist for the 2012 Edison Best New Product Awards™.  EcoMedia is competing for leading Social Innovation within the Innovative Services category, one of 13 categories honored by the Edison Awards.

Toward Rio: Leading Business Sustainability Groups Make Case for Greater Scale and Collaboration

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(3BL Media) New York/Amsterdam - June 7, 2012 - Two of the world’s most prominent business-oriented sustainability organizations – the UN Global Compact and the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) – today issued a joint statement highlighting the urgent need to take pioneering corporate sustainability practices to greater scale, and calling on governments to work more fully with the international business community in the years and decades to come.

Verizon Continues Program to End Automatic Delivery of Printed Residential White Pages Directories in California

Company Has Ceased Automatic Delivery of 33 White Pages Editions Through May; Listings Always Available Online at no Charge; Print and Electronic Versions of Residential Listings Available Upon Request
Press Release

(3BL Media) Newbury Park, CA - June 8, 2012 - Verizon is well on its way toward ending the automatic delivery of printed residential white pages directories in California.  Through the end of May, the company has ceased automatic delivery of 33 of the 44 residential editions in the discontinuation program. 

Environment: Capitalist Conservationists

Businesses are taking the lead in proposing green strategies but they need government direction
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In advance of the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20), Financial Times environment correspondent Pilita Clark looks at how businesses are taking the lead in proposing green strategies.

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In advance of the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20), Financial Times environment correspondent Pilita Clark looks at how businesses are taking the lead in proposing green strategies.

Buffalo Prize Scholarship Extended!

Scholarship Deadline June 15th
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(3BL Media) June 6, 2012 - The Buffalo Prize is a new program that will award a woman with a connection to Buffalo a scholarship for a Master's degree, and a chance to hep lead change in that city.

Design for Social Innovation at the School of Visual Arts in New York City is the first MFA program for students who want to harness the power of design to create positive change and impact.

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