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Introductory video - Domtar Sustainable Growth Report 2012
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Context-Based Sustainability at New Metrics Conference

Climate Counts Executive Director Mike Bellamente to speak on new pilot project
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Sign up today for the Sustainable Brands New Metrics Conference Sept. 24th and 25th. Use discount code nwCCnm for 20% off! 

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Sign up today for the Sustainable Brands New Metrics Conference Sept. 24th and 25th. Use discount code nwCCnm for 20% off! 

A Better Boeing, A Better Planet

Boeing Frontiers Magazine
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Backed by the initiative and commitment of its employees, Boeing has reduced the environmental impact of its factories and offices -- even as the company has experienced strong growth.

The August edition of Frontiers, the monthly Boeing magazine, features how big ideas from Boeing employees have created a smaller footprint for the aerospace leader and helped to achieve its environmental targets.

Sustainability: Water

An Online Video Collection from NBC Learn and the NSF
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“Climate change is changing the statistics, we can't use the past as avery good predictor anymore.”

Chile Named “Early Adopter” of Global Sustainable Tourism Criteria for Destinations

South American destination adopts baseline criteria and indicators for sustainable tourism
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WASHINGTON, D.C., July 25, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The Chilean destination of Lake Llanquihue, Puerto Varas, and Frutillar has completed the Global Sustainable Tourism Council’s (GSTC) Early Adopters pilot program to test its new Criteria and Indicators for Destinations. Chile and Peru are the first South American destinations to participate and complete the GSTC Early Adopters program.

PG&E Green Fleet Roadshow Comes to Justin Herman Plaza

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July 22, 2013 /3BL Media/ -

WHAT: Pacific Gas and Electric Company will be displaying a range of its “Green Fleet” vehicles on Justin Herman Plaza as part of the Plug-In Electric Vehicle Collaborative Conference.

PG&E operates one of the largest green fleets in the country, with over 3,400 electric or alternative fuel vehicles. Vehicles on display will include the following:

LG Turns Up the Volume on its Energy and Climate Strategy

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When assessing the carbon footprint of a $45 billion electronics company, thoughts quickly turn to the environmental costs associated with developing, manufacturing and transporting a world’s worth of appliances and high-def televisions.

But what if that same company sought to transform an industry by making energy efficiency the centerpiece of its differentiation strategy?

Le Développement Durable Et Son Pouvoir De Transformation : Progrès Accomplis En L’an 1 Du Plan D’action 2020

Le rapport sur la croissance durable 2012 souligne les résultats record de Domtar en santé et sécurité, une utilisation d’énergie renouvelable de près de 85 %, une utilisation accrue des fibres FSC et une diminution de l’intensité des GES
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Transformative Sustainability: Year-1 Progress On Domtar 2020 Roadmap

2012 Sustainable Growth Report highlights safest year on record, nearly 85% use of renewable energy, increasing FSC fiber use, decreasing GHG intensity
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Recyclebank Reduces Carbon Footprint 27 Percent from 2011 to 2012, Funds NativeEnergy Clean Water Initiative

Offsets for remaining emissions help provide critical funding for Kenya-based clean water project
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NEW YORK, June 27, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Today Recyclebank®, the company that rewards people for taking everyday green actions with discounts and deals , announced a 27 percent reduction in its corporate carbon emissions, down from 830 metric tonnes in 2011 to 602 metric tonnes in 2012. Since 2009, Recyclebank has partnered with NativeEnergy to calculate the company’s greenhouse gas emissions, paving the way for Recyclebank to reduce its operational footprint.

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