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Saving the Planet... at No Extra Cost

How companies like Method, Timberland and Nike are achieving the "Golden Trifecta of Sustainability"
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This article first appeared in Inspyir online men's health magazine.

Former UCLA basketball coach John Wooden once said, “The true test of a man’s character is what he does when no one is watching.”  Truth be told, there are countless people out in the world who do good deeds on a daily basis and expect nothing in return.  No gold medals, no ‘atta boys,’ no letters of commendation. 

OAR to Offset Carbon Footprint with Help from UPS

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O.A.R.'s summer concert tour is more sustainable this year thanks to UPS (NYSE: UPS) and a new service the logistics leader launched in May with Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV) to help touring musical artists reduce their transportation CO2 carbon footprint.

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O.A.R.'s summer concert tour is more sustainable this year thanks to UPS (NYSE: UPS) and a new service the logistics leader launched in May with Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV) to help touring musical artists reduce their transportation CO2 carbon footprint.

CSR Minute: UK Publishes Planning Guidelines for Sustainable Development; Dole Food Launches New Web Site for Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability

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The CSR Minute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsible news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.

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The CSR Minute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsible news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.

Further To Fly: Exploring Air Travel Part II

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Jim Walsh of American Airlines talks about the sustainability efforts his company is making despite the enormous carbon footprint associated with air travel.

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Jim Walsh of American Airlines talks about the sustainability efforts his company is making despite the enormous carbon footprint associated with air travel.

Three Step Approach to Sustainable Supply Chain Management

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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A 2010 year in review revealed a growing emphasis on environmental awareness, social responsibility, and business sustainability actions in the supply chain.  More progressive companies, similar in action to IBM and Wal-Mart, have begun to evaluate inbound supply and their organizational role in the overall supply chain from an expanded perspective.   Our sustainability consulting experiences revealed that, in 2010, business sustainability action resulted in strategic

Sustainability 2011: Measuring our Results, Helping Customers Reduce Their Carbon Footprint

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In 2010, Verizon improved its carbon efficiency by more than 15 percent. This year, we plan to improve carbon efficiency by an additional 15 percent.
 
Our decision to announce a sustainability goal publically is new for Verizon. In the past, we’ve chosen to talk about results we have achieved, rather than focus on what we plan to do.
 

SAP Saves Millions By Becoming More Sustainable

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed)WALLDORF, Germany — May 2, 2011 SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) today released its quarterly sustainability update. Thecompany shared that it has saved approximately EUR 170 million between 2008 and today as a result of focused sustainability initiatives.

New Carbon Intensity Metric Quantifies the Impact of Verizon’s Green Initiative​s

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You’ve read and heard a lot from Verizon about all the things we’re doing to become a greener company. Things like adding hybrid and alternative-fuel vehicles to our fleet, requiring vendors to make new network equipment 20 percent more energy efficient, encouraging customers to switch to paperless billing and more. The idea behind it all is to reduce Verizon’s carbon footprint and enable our network of customers and suppliers to do the same. 

So, how are we doing?

SAP's Carbon Exploration: Your Personal Green Scorecard for Green Living

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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How do you measure success is green living? 

How to Be a Guilty Environmentalist

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Becoming an environmentally conscientious person is a slippery slope of guilt and anxiety: each time I have taken a step towards trimming my carbon footprint I find that it never seems to be enough. When turning off lights and recycling cans was no longer enough I switched to vegetarianism, and once there I next had to start worrying about how much I fly. Now I am ashamed even just thinking about my food miles and water footprint, and I feel a pang of guilt every time I buy exotic fruit.

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