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Answering the Call to Action

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“We want this day to be about action. Every conversation you have today should have a bias for action.”  That was the charge given at the Pacific Institute to an eager audience ready to do just that. And no wonder, since the room was filled with a diverse group of stakeholders including technologists, environmentalists, corporate types, policy wonks and others who had come from all over the country to attend this conference convened by the UN CEO Water Mandate’s Water Action Hub.

Spotlight on Tim Twomey

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“I have one agenda: reduce water and energy consumption and use them responsibly.”

This is the mantra of Tim Twomey, a contractor who serves as the regional energy manager in the west at AT&T, and someone who is passionate about energy efficiency. When Twomey isn’t helping accelerate AT&T sustainability and energy efficiency initiatives, he’s busy helping his neighbors implement energy-saving projects in northern California where he lives. 

Stay Cool: Green Up Your Pool

Tips for making your summertime oasis, kinder on the planet.
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By Bianca Alexander

Summer is here, and that means it’s time to make sure the backyard pool is in tip-top shape. Pools can be a great oasis for keeping the family cool and happy, but we all know they require maintenance or they’ll quickly become a nightmare - or worse, a breeding ground for dangerous toxins. But there's no need to pollute the planet to maintain your favorite swimming hole. As a conscious consumer, opt for a 100% natural or salt-water pool, or simply consider more eco-friendly ways to care for your existing traditional pool. 

CVS Caremark CSR: Planet in Balance

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According to leading experts, climate change is one of the most pressing issues of our generation. Changes including extreme temperatures, rising sea levels and more frequent weather-related disasters are being observed and are projected to continue. The potential impacts of climate change are also varied. In some parts of the world, water scarcity is expected to increase; in other places, greater rainfall and rising temperatures will have a serious impact.

New Report: Water and Climate Risks Are a Growing Threat to U.S. Corn Production

Growing number of food, livestock and retail companies are responding with push for more sustainable growing practices
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BOSTON, MA, June 11, 2014 /3BL Media/ – A new Ceres report released today shows that water and climate change risks are rising in the $67 billion U.S. corn sector, contributing to production and price volatility and growing concern by corn buyers that the nation’s largest crop needs to be grown more sustainably.

Today’s 2013 TransCanada CSR Report Material Area in Focus: Protecting Our Communities

Daily feature from TransCanada's 2013 CSR Report
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On June 6, 2013 TransCanada Corporation officially released our 2013 Corporate Social Responsibility Report. The 2013 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report was released during Canadian Environment Week as a testament to our commitment to operating in an economically, socially and environmentally sustainable manner, while recognizing the interests of our stakeholders.

AT&T Teams with EDF to Help Companies Reduce Water Waste

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By Tim Fleming, Director of Sustainability Operations, AT&T

According to the U.S. Drought Monitor, over 48 percent of the United States was in drought status as of May 2014. 77 percent of California is now considered to be in “extreme or exceptional” drought conditions. Parts of the Plains states are experiencing drought circumstances comparable to the 1930s Dust Bowl. In 2012, drought conditions cost a record $30 billion in damage.

A Quick Snapshot of AECOM's Sustainability Initiatives

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Want a quick snapshot of AECOM's sustainability initiatives during fiscal year 2013?

Check out the executive summary of the company's recently released 2013 global sustainability report titled "Managing complexity, building better lives."

Have more time? Learn more about AECOM's sustainability initiatives in the full version of the report.

 

Raise Your Voice, Not The Sea Level!

The Recycling Journey of Çevki the Cat
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5th of June is the World Environment Day. This year the ministiry of environment and urban planning celebrate the environment day through the whole week and supported plenty of charities and organizations. In Kayseri leg, Orta collaborates with the ministry and sponsored one of the events, a children musical about recycling.

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5th of June is the World Environment Day. This year the ministiry of environment and urban planning celebrate the environment day through the whole week and supported plenty of charities and organizations. In Kayseri leg, Orta collaborates with the ministry and sponsored one of the events, a children musical about recycling.

Surge Protection: The Basics on Rising Sea Levels

World Environment Day highlights a rising issue around the world.
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You don’t have to live in New York, Venice, or the Maldives to worry about the flooding, erosion, ecological damage, and contamination caused by rising sea levels. From the food we eat to the economic strain the damage causes, rising sea levels affect all of us everyday. Although you might not realize it, you don’t have to live in coastal communities to make a difference either. Find out why.

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