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World Water Week Just Passed. Did You Notice?

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Today, 780 million individuals still live without access to clean and safe water sources. Two and a half billion people lack access to improved sanitation facilities. One billion people defecate in the open.  Is that too much information?

Which leads me to ask why do I, or you as a business professional, care?

Toyota Talks Trash

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Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. receives EPA WasteWise award for the 3rd year

Nearly all Toyota’s operational waste is reduced or recycled

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Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. receives EPA WasteWise award for the 3rd year

Nearly all Toyota’s operational waste is reduced or recycled

CDP to Host Celebration for Top North American Disclosers at NAEM Forum

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September 11, 2013 /3BL Media/ - CDP announced today it will host a reception for the top Canadian and U.S. disclosers on Oct. 22 in tandem with the National Association for Environmental Management’s (NAEM) 2013 EHS Management Forum in Montreal. The Forum is the largest annual conference for corporate environment, health and safety (EHS) and sustainability leaders.
 

Keystone XL Meets President Obama’s Climate Standard

New independent report and prominent climate scientists agree
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No material impact on U.S. greenhouse gas emissions

UPS Reports Reduction of Total Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Sets 2017 Goal of 1 Billion Alternative Fuel Miles
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ATLANTA, July 25, 2013 /3BL Media/ – UPS (NYSE:UPS) today released its annual Sustainability Report announcing that while the total number of packages shipped in 2012 increased, the company reduced its total Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions.  Environmental achievements included ground and air fuel savings, increased investments in alternative fuel vehicles, and retooled routes that shaved 12.1 million miles from ground deliveries.

Baxter Meets its Renewable Power Goal Early

Company Launches 2012 Sustainability Report
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DEERFIELD, Ill., July 8, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Baxter International Inc. (NYSE: BAX) today issued its 14th consecutive Sustainability Report, available at http://sustainability.baxter.com, detailing the company’s commitment and progress to creating lasting social, environmental and economic value by addressing the needs of stakeholders worldwide.

Mars, Incorporated Joins BICEP and Signs Climate Declaration to Promote Climate-Focused Policies

Global Food Leader is Newest Member of Ceres’ Business for Innovative Climate and Energy Policy (BICEP) Coalition, Joining Starbucks, Annie’s and Other Food Sector Firms
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BOSTON, June 18, 2013 /3BL Media/ – BICEP (Business for Innovative Climate & Energy Policy) today announced that Mars, Incorporated has joined Ceres’ BICEP coalition to advocate for innovative climate and clean energy policies. In addition, Mars has signed BICEP’s Climate Declaration, which calls upon federal policymakers to seize the American economic opportunity of addressing climate change and has been endorsed by General Motors Co., Intel and others.

How 6lbs of gasoline turns into 19lbs of CO2

TerraPass walks you through the math of burning a gallon of gasoline.
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At TerraPass, as the summer travel season gets underway, we notice an uptick in interest around the carbon footprint of travel. The curious (or suspicious-minded) among you have occasionally wondered about our carbon footprint calculator’s claim that one gallon of gas turns into about twenty pounds of carbon dioxide exhaust. Let’s walk through the math.

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LG TVs Registered in New ‘Epeat’ Environmental Ratings

New EPEAT Category Recognizes Leadership in Key Green Criteria
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ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., April 2, 2013 /3BL Media/ - More than 50 television models from LG Electronics are now rated on the EPEAT global registry for greener electronics, which expanded today to include televisions for the first time.

The new environmental rating category recognizes LG-brand flat-panel HDTVs, Internet-connected Smart TVs and 3D-capable TVs. The comprehensive EPEAT rating system is designed to help consumers, businesses and governments identify environmentally preferable television products.

Building Investor Confidence on Climate Change

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Enbridge’s Paul Hunt today called participation in the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), the global voluntary reporting initiative, “essential” for companies seeking to build investor confidence on the issue of climate change.

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