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Reflections on Laudato Si

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I think I was about ten years old when Greek and Roman mythology first caught my attention. I’ve always enjoyed good stories, and when you set those stories in distant lands a long time ago and add in a dose of supernatural powers, I’m likely to get sucked in. Heck, that formula worked pretty darn well with Star Wars (and no, I don’t intend to keep referencing Skywalker and Friends in nearly every post – this is the last one for a while, I promise).

Nat Geo Channel and Darren Aronofsky to Explore Life on Earth in Ambitious 'One Strange Rock' Event Series

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As part of its dedication to providing cutting-edge scientific programming, 21st Century Fox's National Geographic Channel has teamed with Academy Award-nominated director Darren Aronofsky for One Strange Rock, an event series exploring the conditions that make Earth the only planet known to sustain life.

Patti Harris: On Climate Change, COP21 and Public Art

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Originally posted on The Huffington Post

By Patricia Harris - CEO of Bloomberg Philanthropies 
 

Mike Bloomberg: Why Municipalities Are the Key to Fighting Climate Change

By Michael Bloomberg
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Although history is not usually taught this way, one could argue that cities have played a more important role in shaping the world than empires. From Athens and Rome to Paris and Venice to Baghdad and Beijing, urban ideas and innovators have left indelible marks on human life. By concentrating the brainpower of humanity in relatively small geographic areas, cities have promoted the kinds of interactions that nurture creativity and technological advances.

Addressing Climate Change: Cities Lead The Way

By Antha N. Williams, Bloomberg Philanthropies Environment Team
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Climate change has no borders. It affects every region, every country and every community on the planet. So, how do we gather the will needed to address global climate change? The answer may be more local than you think.

3 Important Steps Philanthropies Are Taking to Curb Climate Change

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Originally posted on The Chronicle of Philanthropy.

By Antha Williams

With Congress at a stalemate and national politics growing increasingly polarized, the role of philanthropy in combating climate change is more critical than ever.

HP Labs Senior Fellow Paints an Exciting Future at the Crossroads Of People, Profit, Planet—and Petabytes of Data at Sustainable Brands 2015

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June 2, 2015
12:00-12:15 p.m.
Paradise Ballroom - Plenary Stage
SUSTAINABLE BRANDS 2015 SAN DIEGO

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Tuesday
June 2, 2015
12:00-12:15 p.m.
Paradise Ballroom - Plenary Stage
SUSTAINABLE BRANDS 2015 SAN DIEGO

Sanofi Releases 2014 CSR Report

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Sanofi's 2014 CSR report offers a close look at our Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) priorities and practices. It also describes the challenges we face, the strategic approaches we use to address them, and our progress toward meeting our goals.

The 2014 Southwest Airlines One Report Recaps an Epic Year Showcasing the Carrier’s Commitment to the Triple Bottom Line of Performance, People, and Planet

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DALLAS, May 19, 2015 /3BL Media/ — On the heels of the airline’s Annual Meeting of Shareholders and announcement of expanded international service, Southwest Airlines® (NYSE: LUV) released its sixth annual, award-winning integrated report, found at southwestonereport.com.  Southwest Airlines Chairman, President, and CEO Gary Kelly shared his thoughts on the 2014 One Report and the carrier’s successful year on his

Green Discoveries at The Mirage in Las Vegas

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Siegfried & Roy’s Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat at The Mirage Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas is home to a new Sustainability Discovery Center aimed at educating guests about some of the resort’s green initiatives. The center is located inside the souvenir shop and will inspire those who visit to think about their sustainability efforts and show them ways they can help create a greener planet. Unveiled only few weeks ago, it has already garnered very good feedback.

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