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How to Fast Forward Corporate Sustainability - CSR Minute for August 12, 2013

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I think that if we’re going to make real headway from a corporate point of view, I think that there needs to be more of not only talking strategy but also talking culture.

After the ‘Crying Indian,’ Keep America Beautiful Starts a New Campaign

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Keep America Beautiful and the Ad Council launched a new public service ad campaign -- “I Want To Be Recycled Campaign” -- which encourages people to recycle more and “give their garbage a new life.”  The following article highlighting the campaign appeared in The New York Times.

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Keep America Beautiful and the Ad Council launched a new public service ad campaign -- “I Want To Be Recycled Campaign” -- which encourages people to recycle more and “give their garbage a new life.”  The following article highlighting the campaign appeared in The New York Times.

CEOs and Businesses Respond to President Obama’s Climate Action Plan

Nike, Intel, eBay, Symantec, Unilever and Other Climate Declaration Signatories Join Dozens of Businesses Expressing Support for U.S. Action on Climate Change
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BOSTON, June 27, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Two days after President Obama unveiled a sweeping plan to address the threat of climate change, more than 50 companies have offered their support for the President’s national climate change strategy, including statements from several CEOs.

Venture Capital Moves Into Health Food Category - Health Minute for May 14, 2013

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Venture capital is moving into the healthy food category. Just as socially responsible investment, SRI, has found opportunities in the renewable energy and innovative health care sectors, Silicon Valley VCs are now focusing on new, healthy food products and services that align with their progressive agendas in those other areas. Last year, Valley VCs channeled $350 million dollars into food projects. Investment deals in the sector were 37 percent higher than the previous year, according to CB Insights, a venture capital database.

Unilever to Receive the World Environment Center’s 2013 Gold Medal Award for Sustainable Development

Gold Medal Award ceremony in Washington, D.C., on May 9, 2013
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Washington, DC, May 9, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The World Environment Center’s (WEC) 2013 Gold Medal Award for International Corporate Achievement in Sustainable Development will be presented to Unilever CEO Mr. Paul Polman on May 9, 2013 at the 29th Annual WEC Gold Medal Gala in Washington, D.C.  Former U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa P. Jackson will present the award before an audience of global sustainability leaders from business, government, non-governmental organizations, academia and other stakeholders.

Steps to Sustainable Success

M&S Plan A, Unilever Sustainable Living Plan… Everyone’s talking about sustainable business plans, but what are they and should you have one too?
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Research from Corporate Citizenship, the global corporate responsibility and sustainability consultancy, shows that when it comes to sustainability plans, we’re all in it together.  The research found that leading sustainability plans rely on the involvement of customers and suppliers to achieve ambitious targets set for the business.

U.S. Business Leaders Urge Strong Policy Action on Climate Change

Starbucks, Intel, Levi Strauss & Co., others sign ”Climate Declaration,” highlighting the American economic opportunity of responding to climate change
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WASHINGTON , Apr 10, 2013 /3BL Media/ – As the President unveils his budget for the coming year, 33 major U.S. companies, including eBay Inc., Nike and Limited Brands signed a “Climate Declaration,” urging federal policymakers to take action on climate change, asserting that a bold response to the climate challenge is one of the greatest American economic opportunities of the 21st century.

Coca-Cola Enterprises Wins First Carbon Trust Water Standard Award; Domtar Expands Paper Trail Web Site - CSR Minute for March 4, 2013

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Coca-Cola Enterprises is one of the first companies to be awarded the new Carbon Trust Water Standard, an international award for water reduction. The Water Standard award recognizes CCE’s leadership in measuring, managing and reducing water use. The company achieved its lowest ever water use ratio of 1.4 liters to make 1 liter of product in 2012 – a reduction of 14.6% since 2007. The Carbon Trust helps businesses, governments, and the public sector to accelerate the move to a low carbon economy.

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