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Sodexo Recognized at World Economic Forum in Davos for its Sustainability Leadership

Sodexo’s commitment to sustainability has been recognized for efforts and results in social, environmental and economic performance at the World Economic Forum 2013 in Davos with three awards: Sector Leader 2013, Gold Class 2013, and Sector Mover 2013.
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Issy-les-Moulineaux, January 30, 2013 /3BL Media/– Sodexo's commitment to sustainability has been recognized for efforts and results in social, environmental and economic performance at the World Economic Forum 2013 in Davos with three awards: Sector Leader 2013, Gold Class 2013, and Sector Mover 2013.

The RobecoSAM Sustainability Yearbook is regarded as the world's most comprehensive publication on corporate sustainability performance. These three distinctions recognize Sodexo’s strong performance in social, economic and environmental practices.

SAP Invests in Livelihoods Funds to Fight Climate Change and Poverty

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Jan. 24, 2013 /3BL Media/ - SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) today announced it will join the Livelihoods Fund with an investment of EUR 3 million. The Livelihoods Fund is a carbon investment fund organized as an investment company, with the goal to create social value for rural communities and contribute to their food security through the restoration of their ecosystems. Put in simple words, the fund plants trees, which fights climate change and poverty.

Novo Nordisk Leads Industry Sector in Sustainability

Novo Nordisk ranked fifth on the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World index.
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January 23, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Today at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Novo Nordisk received the top position in the Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology industry group of the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World index. The index is published annually since 2005 by Corporate Knights – a Canadian and North American business magazine.

HelpBridge: a New Mobile App to Get Help and Give Help During a Disaster

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HelpBridge: a new mobile app to get help and give help during a disaster

Microsoft Citizenship Team
16 Jan 2013 6:00 AM

The Clymb Offsets Its Shipping Carbon Emissions and Helps Build NativeEnergy’s Indiana School Wind Project

Indiana carbon offset project powers school buildings and cuts greenhouse gas pollution
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Portland, Ore., January 8, 2013 /3BL Media/ – The Clymb, the leading flash-sale e-tailer for the outdoor and active lifestyle, ships thousands of packages a day to its members across the country. Each one of those packages travels by plane, truck, or train to reach its customers. To combat emissions from shipping transportation, The Clymb is partnering with NativeEnergy.

PG&E Employees Donate $6 Million To Local Communities

Annual “Campaign for the Community” Raises Funds for Nonprofits throughout Northern and Central California
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SAN FRANCISCO, December 26, 2012 /3BL Media/ – Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) announced today that its employees and retirees have raised more than $6 million to support nonprofit organizations and schools through the utility’s annual giving initiative, Campaign for the Community. The total was the most ever pledged in the campaign’s history and exceeded last year’s total by $700,000. Employee contributions will benefit entities throughout PG&E’s service area in Northern and Central California.

What Your Company Cares About Fascinates Its Largest Shareholders

This is a summary of the Engaging Shareholders panel discussion at the CBSR 10th Annual Summit that took place on November 7th, 2012 in Toronto.
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Author: Wesley Gee (Senior Sustainability Consultant, Stantec)

Shareholders matter, but some matter more than others. There are those who are in it for the long haul, with a vested interest in the success of a company, and in some cases they are actively involved in supporting shifts towards greater long-term growth and prosperity.

NativeEnergy Newsletter: 9 Ways to Green Your Pet

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Welcome Santa and cut greenhouse gas pollution with NativeEnergy holiday cards

The holiday season means lots of carbon emissions--from travel, to shopping, to giving gifts. But with our holiday cards, you can send greetings with the climate in mind.

Each biodegradable card includes carbon offsets that help build new renewable energy projects. Better still, the paper is embedded with wildflower seeds that grow.

Carbon Offset Holiday Card - $16
Offsets one month of home energy use

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