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A Holistic Approach to Water Stewardship

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The demand and competition for diminishing water resources has resulted in unprecedented attention on water.  Communities across the globe are increasingly challenged with providing sustainable and reliable water supplies to households, agriculture, and industry. 

Hotels Save Energy With a Push to Save Water

A new U.S. government program challenges lodgings to save water and energy.
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By Brian Clark Howard

National Geographic

PUBLISHED FEBRUARY 24, 2014

Las Vegas-based Caesars realized a double payoff when it gambled on saving water.

By cutting back on washing, lawn-sprinkling, and plain old waste, the hotel and gaming conglomerate saved both water and energy.

Connected Cities Blog Shares AECOM Insights for an Improved Urban Future

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LOS ANGELES, Mar. 3, 2014 /3BL Media/ — As part of a sharpened focus on urban issues globally, AECOM offers its Connected Cities blog to share its professional city-related knowledge and advance the dialogue around how to improve the world’s urban areas.

Scientists: Global Warming Likely to Surpass 2°C Target

They argue for new “narrative” so world can better prepare for dangerous climate change impacts.
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It took a long time for nations to set a speed limit on the road to a warming world.

Hotels Save Energy With a Push to Save Water

A new U.S. government program challenges lodgings to save water and energy.
Article

Las Vegas-based Caesars realized a double payoff when it gambled on saving water.

By cutting back on washing, lawn-sprinkling, and plain old waste, the hotel and gaming conglomerate saved both water and energy.

Hilton Worldwide to Ban Shark Fin in all Owned and Managed Properties across Asia Pacific by April 1, 2014

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MCLEAN, Va. and SINGAPORE, Feb. 24, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Hilton Worldwide today announced that it will cease serving shark fin and stop accepting new orders for shark fin dishes by April 1, 2014. The ban covers all restaurants and F&B facilities operated by its 96 owned and managed properties across Asia Pacific.

Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable Announces American Beverage Association as Trade Partner

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February 24, 2014 /3BL Media/ - The Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER) announced today its formalized trade partner agreement with the American Beverage Association (ABA), a trade organization that represents America's non-alcoholic beverage industry, including regular and diet soft drinks, bottled water and water beverages, 100 percent juice and juice drinks, sports drinks, energy drinks and ready-to-drink teas.

RobecoSAM “Sustainability Yearbook 2014"

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Sodexo extends corporate responsibility leadership; repeats top rank in RobecoSAM “Sustainability Yearbook 2014”

Recognized for positive impact in local communities and as a leading employer

Issy-les-Moulineaux, February 21, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Sodexo has been ranked, for the seventh consecutive year, as the best-performing company for Social, Environmental and Economic Performance in the benchmark RobecoSAM ‘Sustainability Yearbook 2014’ as Sector Leader and Gold Class.

Trust Us: Savvy Businesses Understand Their Role In Fighting Climate Change

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Environmental Defense Fund has spent more than 20 years working with businesses to mitigate climate change, so we were pleased to learn that a GreenBiz survey of sustainability executives at large corporations ranked us as one of three “Trusted Leaders” among environmental nonprofits.

EDF Highlights Important New Fertilizer Strategies at Walmart Sustainability Milestone Meeting

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At today’s Walmart Sustainability Milestone Meeting, EDF Vice President Tom Murray brought welcome attention to strategies farmers are implementing to more precisely match fertilizer use with the amount their crops need.

In a question and answer session with the head of Walmart's U.S. grocery business, which accounts for roughly half the retailer's sales and approximately a third of all U.S. grocery business, Tom commended the excellent work many farmers are already doing to get this balance right, and called on other retailers and suppliers to engage in this effort.

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