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With Its New Tech Hub, Bloomberg Shows Start-ups How It’s Done

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Originally posted on Segd.org

Bloomberg may be the new kid in town when it comes to San Francisco’s hot tech scene, but the global business and financial information and news provider is no start-up. That’s abundantly clear when you see its sophisticated new R&D offices in the South of Market (SoMA) neighborhood: no foosball tables, beer taps or Velcro walls here, thank you very much.

Take Away Light and You Take Away Opportunity

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The occasional power outage in a developed country can feel like a spontaneous vacation day; an opportunity to disconnect from the constant deluge of digital life. Only in rare circumstances will a power outage last longer than a few hours, and in most cases communities are equipped to respond immediately to the underlying issue.

Small and Medium Enterprises Adopt Sustainable Business Practices in Morocco

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October 14, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The World Environment Center (WEC) announced today the successful completion of a U.S. Department of State funded project to expand the sustainable development commitments of Moroccan businesses by Improving operating costs, reducing materials, energy and water consumptions, and minimizing solid waste, wastewater and e air emissions. WEC has partnered with the Casablanca-based firm RIO (Reduce-Invent-Optimize) to implement the local activities and provide advanced technical expertise for the project.

General Mills Addressing Climate Change Globally

by Jon Nudi
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The countdown to the COP21 UN negotiations on climate in December is on and all eyes will soon be on Paris as government leaders from around the world define a new global deal to address climate change. 

TeamCITGO Rides for a Cure to MS in the 34th Annual Bike MS: Tour de Farms

CITGO employees raise awareness in charity bike ride for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society
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LEMONT, Ill., Sept. 22, 2015 /3BL Media/ – For the 18th consecutive year, employees from the CITGO Lemont Refinery volunteered with TeamCITGO to ride 15 to 200 miles across the Northern Illinois countryside in the Bike MS: Tour de Farms in DeKalb, Ill., hosted by the Greater Chicagoland Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. The annual charity bike ride is the largest of its kind in Illinois, bringing together riders of all skill levels in the fight against multiple sclerosis (MS). 
 

Welcome to the Next Generation of Sustainable Development

by Terry F. Yosie, WEC President & CEO
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The year 2015 is shaping up as one of the most consequential years for environmental/sustainability policy in our lifetimes. In May, the Vatican published the Papal encyclical Laudato Si, a moral reference point for examining climate change; in August, the U.S.

CITGO Leads Cleanup Effort at Camp Aranzazu

Restoration effort part of broader CITGO commitment to health and well-being initiatives
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CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, Sept. 8, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Volunteers from CITGO Petroleum Corporation recently led a cleanup at Camp Aranzazu, a therapeutic recreational camp for children and adults with special needs. 
 

Curbing Environmental Concerns

Climate change and greenhouse gas emissions remain top of mind for many stakeholder groups.
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In fact, the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) identified climate change as the most common issue of materiality across all industries. Their research found that climate change is material in 50 of the 57 industries for which they have issued standards to date. The wood products industry is no exception.

Beyond environmental concerns, energy is a major cost driver in our industry, and excessive energy costs have been cited as a major factor in the recent closure of several US pulp and paper mills.

Infographics on Current Environmental and Social Issues Show Trends and Possible Futures

Latest issue of Green Builder Magazine highlights Infographics on topics such as Internet of Things, Energy and Climate Change.
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July 28, 2015 /3BL Media/ - In this information-saturated world, it’s difficult to keep on top of important issues, even the ones we care about deeply. Increasingly, organizations are turning to the infographic to capture—and hold—our attention. This Digital Age medium—which in some cases can be called an art form—capitalizes on our visual natures, using compelling images to convey factual information. Whether ironic ordisturbing, soberingor inspiring, a well-crafted infographic can cut straight to the heart of a complex issue.

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