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The Telecommuting Balancing Act

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By Andrew Watterson

A good example of a company that provides for a healthy work-life balance is Erie Insurance. In June 2012, Erie Insurance was one of 66 employers to receive the 2012 Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles award by National Business Group on Health, for its commitment to promoting a healthy workplace and encouraging its employees and their families to maintain healthy lifestyles.

Concerting In Green Style

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What do you get when you mix a huge venue, thousands of people, cars, RVs, and massive amounts of sound equipment, electronics and spotlights? It has the makings of an incredible concert, but the real answer is: a LOT of carbon emissions.

Earth Hour 2013

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How much time are you willing to dedicate to reducing your carbon footprint? A lifetime? A year? A week?

How about an hour?

Earth Hour, that is. Whether you’re just beginning your quest to live greener or you’re a seasoned veteran of reducing, reusing and recycling, participating in Earth Hour is a great way to raise awareness about climate change, global warming and environmental issues!

Eco-Friendly Home Improvements, Con’t.

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Recently, we covered some of our top tips for green home improvements and remodeling, such as switching to energy efficient heating/cooling systems and ensuring that your home is properly insulated. An eco-friendly home is the first step towards carbon neutrality!

Below, we’ve got a few more suggestions for your green, dream home:

Eco-Friendly Home Improvements

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Now that the New Year is upon us, many homeowners are taking a look around their outdated living rooms, peeling wallpaper and old appliances and thinking, “it’s time for a change.”

If you have home improvement plans in the works, there are a variety of steps you can (and should!) take in order to make your home as carbon neutral as possible.

Heating & Cooling:

Promoting A Green Lifestyle — Ways You Can Make an Impact

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It’s officially 2013, and for most of us, the New Year comes with an outpouring of resolutions and good intentions.

If one of this year’s resolutions is reducing your carbon footprint, fantastic! You’re on the right track to making a positive impact on our environment, as well as reducing carbon emissions.

Live Nation Entertainment & JustGreen Lifestyle Partner to Neutralize Concert Venues' Carbon Emissions

First Ever Carbon Neutral Tour by Portugal The Man
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LOS ANGELES, March 6, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV) and JustGreen Lifestyle, a Just Energy Group Inc. (NYSE/TSX: JE) brand, today announced a partnership to make Live Nation's concert venues more environmentally sustainable. JustGreen Lifestyle, will audit 85 participating concert venues in the United States to evaluate energy use and purchase carbon offsets to bring the concerts carbon neutral.  Additionally, JustGreen Lifestyle will conduct an energy audit and purchase carbon offsets for alternative rock band, Portugal.

How Are Leading Companies Responding To Water As An Emerging Challenge?

Corporate Perspectives on Water
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Often referred to as ‘the next carbon’, water is emerging as a major sustainability challenge facing societies globally. Mega-trends such as population growth, forecast to reach nine billion globally by the middle of the century; the resultant increased agricultural demand; and climate change, are among the main drivers of this issue.

Educate Them Early: Green Learning Opportunities For Kids

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“Where on earth did my child learn that?”  If you’re a parent, it sounds like something you said…um…yesterday??

SFPNA Sustainability Report 2012: Recycled Fiber

Waste reduction is a fundamental tenet of sustainability and recycling is an integral element of any solid waste management plan. It is especially important to recycle paper to avoid the generation of methane emissions in landfills.
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All of SFPNA’s coated fine papers are recyclable, and we are strong proponents of educational outreach regarding the recovery of paper.

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