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MeadWestvaco Listed on DJSI; GE Launches New Citizenship Web Site; S.C. Johnson Named a Best Company for Working Mothers - CSR Minute for September 4, 2012

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MeadWestvaco has been listed on the 2012 Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for the ninth consecutive year. Last year, the company launched a comprehensive sustainability strategy for its business and released measurable targets to monitor progress toward energy efficiency, carbon emissions and water use reductions, certified fiber sourcing, re-use of waste, and supplier conduct.

GE's Corporate Citizenship Focuses on Sustainability Efforts That Benefit People, Planet, Economy

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(3BL Media) September 24, 2012 - GE focuses its citizenship efforts on creating solutions to some of the world’s toughest global challenges. Launched today, www.gecitizenship.com  aims to illuminate the Company’s widespread citizenship efforts throughout its businesses and around the globe with a focus on People, Planet and Economy.

GE Unveils its Cleanest, Smartest and Most Fuel-Efficient Locomotive Ever in Erie

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GE Unveils its Cleanest, Smartest and Most Fuel-Efficient Locomotive Ever in Erie. The prototype introduced today in Erie represents a $600 million investment over eight years.”

Sustainability Reporting 101 - Part 3: Five Key Elements of a Good Sustainability Report

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Not all corporate sustainability reports (CSRs) are created equal. Some reports areglossy marketing brochures that lack substantive data. Others are so data focused that reading them requires a strong cup of coffee to resist boredom-induced sleep. The best reports provide a balance of accessible, engaging text and comprehensive, material data presented in a well-designed format. It is both art and science.

GE Opens New Plant to Manufacture Next-Generation Durathon Batteries

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In July, GE opened a new $170 million factory in Schenectady, New York, that will produce next-generation industrial batteries and employ 450 workers. The business was born from a single idea, like a Silicon Valley start-up, inside GE Global Research labs in nearby Niskayuna.

GE and Gama Complete Turkish Wind Farm as Country Boosts Renewables

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General Electric Co. (GE), the biggest U.S. maker of wind turbines, completed its second wind farm project in Turkey with Gama Holding AS.

The 10-megawatt Karadag farm in Izmir started generating electricity this month using four turbines, each with a 2.5- megawatt capacity, GE, based in Fairfield, Connecticut, said today in an e-mailed statement.

New GE Refrigerator Filters Trace Pharmaceuticals From Water

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GE has begun marketing new refrigerators with filtration systems that removes 98 percent of five trace pharmaceuticals  ibuprofen, atenolol, fluoxetine, progesterone and trimethoprim  from water and ice

Anheuser-Busch Launches Responsibility Campaign; Bombardier Gives CSR Awards to GE & SKF; Sealed Air Corp Creates New Sustainable Food Packaging - CSR Minute for July 10, 2012

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The CSR Minute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsibility 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 Responsibility 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.

Technology for Good: GE Evolves from Financier to Green Tech Start-Up Investor

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In 1905 GE established the Electric Bond and Share Company to provide financing to small local utilities. Already in business for a quarter century by that year, GE realized that capital flow and capital were crucial for conducting business.

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