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The UN Global Compact and Accenture Identify Business Opportunities of Sustainable Energy

Press Release

LONDON, November 8, 2012 /3BL Media/ - The UN Global Compact and Accenture (NYSE:ACN) have today released a series of new reports, Sustainable Energy for All: The Business Opportunity. Outlining business action across 19 industry sectors, the reports highlight how businesses can create value by supporting the UN Secretary-General’s Sustainable Energy for All initiative, which aims to expand energy access worldwide, improve energy efficiency and increase the share of renewables.

2012 ECR Award Winners

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TORONTO, ON, November 7, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Canada’s second annual Excellence in Corporate Responsibility (ECR) Awards took place Wednesday November 7, 2012 in Toronto at One King West, presenting eighteen winners, eight honourable mentions and one outstanding achievement award to celebrate and honour the top corporate Canadians dedicated to creating sustainable and ethical practice in business.

EDC Partners with HP on Expanded e-learning Program for Entrepreneurs, Small Business Owners

Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) offers free IT and business skills for users globally
Press Release

WALTHAM, Mass., November 1, 2012 /3BL Media/ -  For the many people around the world who are miles away from the expertise and resources they need to start or upgrade a small business, an online training program offers the very latest in practical IT and business skills. The HP LIFE e-Learning program, developed by EDC and HP together with a team of partners, includes free, interactive online courses to help budding entrepreneurs create, establish, and grow successful businesses. The program is being widely disseminated in time for Global Entrepreneurship Week, November 12–16.

Expert Insight into CSR and Employee Volunteering Trends – On Video and On Demand

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Wouldn’t it be great if there was a resource for you and your employees to hear from the top practitioners in the CSR and employee engagement fields? If you could learn about new research reports and trends right as they launch directly from those who release them?

A Thirsty Planet: As Water Grows Scarce, Americans Embrace Water Recycling

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When the Voyager 1 spacecraft reached the edge of the Solar System in 1990, cosmologist Carl Sagan asked NASA mission control to snap a picture of the Earth some 3.7 billion miles away. From that distance our planet appeared as a fragile blue dot lost in the darkness of space. Recently U.S. scientists produced another startling image of a pale blue dot.

GM Pioneers Use of Lightweight Magnesium Sheet Metal

Double-digit fuel economy gains possible with more substitution for steel and aluminum
Press Release

DETROIT, October 25, 2012 /3BL Media/ - General Motors is testing an industry-first thermal-forming process and proprietary corrosion resistance treatment for lightweight magnesium sheet metal that will allow increased use of the high-strength alternative to steel and aluminum.

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