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Boeing Recognized for Leadership in Climate Change Disclosure

Boeing achieves high marks for environmental transparency, earns designation for fourth year
Press Release

SEATTLE, Sept. 26, 2013 /3BL Media/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] has been named one of the world's leading companies in taking actions to improve environmental performance and reporting climate-change strategy by the CDP, formally known as the Carbon Disclosure Project.

Boeing is one of 53 companies on the 2013 list of CDP's Standard & Poor's 500 Climate Disclosure Leadership Index. This is the fourth time Boeing has been named to this list by the international, non-profit environmental organization.

GM Named a Leader in Climate Change Transparency

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DETROIT, September 12, 2013 /3BL Media/ – General Motors achieved a leadership position for its climate change data submitted toCDP, the world’s only global environmental disclosure system. GM earned a score of 100/A-, ranking among the top 10 percent of companies reporting in the CDP Global 500 Climate Change Report 2013.

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.
 

Product Environmental Profiles provide detailed environmental attributes

Weyerhaeuser makes available 8 updated profiles
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Weyerhaeuser believes providing accurate, up-to-date information about the sustainability of its products is one step toward helping people make informed purchasing decisions. The company provides Product Environmental Profiles that summarize environmental attributes of its products, from raw material sourcing to manufactured product, i.e., “cradle-to-gate”. These profiles are intended to inform Weyerhaeuser’s customers about key environmental indicators like partial carbon footprint, fiber sourcing, air emissions, water use, water discharges and residuals management.

UN Global Compact Expels 99 Companies in First Half of 2013

Press Release

NEW YORK, July 1, 2013 /3BL Media/ – The UN Global Compact today announced that it has expelled 99 companies in the first half of 2013 for failure to communicate progress for at least two consecutive years. A public list of expelled companies can be found here.

Burt’s Bees Social Responsibility Report Draws on Lessons from Bees

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This post was written by Paula Alexander, director of Sustainable Business for Burt’s Bees and president of the Burt’s Bees Greater Good Foundation.

Authenticity, transparency and sustainability are important strands of the Burt’s Bees brand DNA. We bring this to life through the “% natural” indicator on our labels and through our Sustainability Report.

Social Good Gone Bad – How to Protect Yourself from So-Called “Charities”

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This week, Account Director Jillian Wilson-Martin and Assistant Account Executive Ivellisse Morales from our Social Impact team discuss how to protect your charitable dollars from so-called “charities” that claim to do good, but really pocket your donations as profits.

Safe, Ethical, and Transparent Fashion

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RSF borrower Indigenous has been pioneering fair trade fashion for years, and the recent tragedy in Bangladesh shows how much their work is needed. Indigenous is now offering to share its transparency and labor practices with the rest of the fashion industry, and urging consumers to demand ethical fashion.

New Monthly SPONSORIUM Report Shows CSR Trends

Opportunities Increasing as Requested Amounts Stay Flat
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MONTREAL, May 30, 2013 /3BL Media/ – As the busy Summer event season quickly approaches trends in sponsorship rights fees were examined in this month’s SPONSORIUM Report, indicating modest growth. The average amount requested in Music Festival sponsorship files outpaced those of other types of Festivals in data extracted over a four year term.

Global Reporting Initiative G4 Guidelines: A New Screenplay for CSR Reporting

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This week, CSR and sustainability professionals around the world are anxiously awaiting the launch of the G4 Guidelines from the 

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