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Mars Food Partners with the Sustainable Rice Platform

Mars Food Commits to 100 Percent Sustainably Sourced Rice by 2020
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MANILA, Philippines, Oct. 28, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Mars Food, in partnership with the Sustainable Rice Platform, (SRP), a global alliance of agricultural research institutions, agri-food businesses, public sector and civil society organizations convened by the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) and the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), today announced the first global standard for sustainable rice at the 5th Annual Plenary Meeting and Assembly here.

Investors Get New Tools from MSCI To Measure Carbon Risk - The Minute

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MSCI, a research firm that provides research and tools to asset managers, banks, hedge funds, and pension funds, has launched some new ESG-driven products for investors. Earlier this month, MSCI launched a new group of indexes of companies that have lower carbon exposure than the general market. The MSCI Global Low Carbon Leaders Indexes are the first to focus on two major aspects of carbon exposure: emissions and fossil fuel reserves. They provide investors with detailed data for limiting the exposure of their portfolios to carbon risk.

New Guide Helps Companies Report Their Climate Policy Positions

First-of-its-Kind Guide Calls on Companies to Align Corporate Sustainability Initiatives and Climate Policy
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New York, 14 November 2013 /3BL Media/ – For the first time ever, companies have a guide to manage and report on their direct and indirect influences on climate policy. The UN Global Compact, in cooperation with seven leading international organizations, today released guidelines to help companies engage in climate policy in a transparent and accountable way that is consistent with their sustainability commitments.

Vivienne Westwood Design Printed on Anvil Eco T-Shirt Collection - GreenUp Initiative

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At the launch of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP)'s new 'GreenUp' initiative, conceived to bring the Green Economy closer to Europeans, fashion designer Dame Vivienne Westwood unveiled a Tree-shirt to raise funds for re-connecting Europe's forests. The shirts  were donated by the Anvil Eco T-Shirt Collection- and each shirt includes a Shirt Scan- Code with additional information on the GreenUp programme.

To learn more or buy a Tree-shirt, visit: www.unep.org/greenup

Over 700 Elsevier Science & Technology Books Now Available in Research4Life

Leading publisher offers electronic books to UN program providing research access to the developing world
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(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) Burlington, MA - January 10, 2011 - Elsevier, a world-leading publisher of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced that 780 of its science and technology electronic books will be added to Research4Life. Elsevier Science & Technology Books provides award-winning, leading-edge books and education resources to information professionals worldwide.

Music Fans Share Their Wishes For Fighting Climate Change In Support Of Global Effort To Plant Seven Billion Trees

Mokugift releases first video in “One Wish For Our Planet” series featuring attendees of Blazed & Confused concert tour.
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Seeking to inspire ordinary people to act on behalf of the environment, mokugift released its first video compilation featuring music fans on the Blazed & Confused concert tour (headlined by Snoop Dogg and Slightly Stoopid) responding to the question: “If you could make one wish to help fight climate change, what would you wish for?". 

Link to Portland 'One Wish For Our Planet' video on youtube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l2Nko-5BIV0

Mokugift is packaging responses from each of these concerts into a series of “One Wish For Our Planet” videos, for sharing on YouTube, Vimeo and other sites (keyword mokugiftonewish). For every video that exceeds 10,000 views, mokugift will plant a tree for each person in the video and send them a T-shirt to commemorate that they “planted a tree with Slightly Stoopid.”

Press Release

Seeking to inspire ordinary people to act on behalf of the environment, mokugift released its first video compilation featuring music fans on the Blazed & Confused concert tour (headlined by Snoop Dogg and Slightly Stoopid) responding to the question: “If you could make one wish to help fight climate change, what would you wish for?". 

Link to Portland 'One Wish For Our Planet' video on youtube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l2Nko-5BIV0

Mokugift is packaging responses from each of these concerts into a series of “One Wish For Our Planet” videos, for sharing on YouTube, Vimeo and other sites (keyword mokugiftonewish). For every video that exceeds 10,000 views, mokugift will plant a tree for each person in the video and send them a T-shirt to commemorate that they “planted a tree with Slightly Stoopid.”

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