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As Simple, or Perhaps Complicated, as Flicking a Switch

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You know what’s fun? Reminiscing about old, iconic commercials is fun. You’ve got your “Beef, It’s What’s for Dinner,” the California Raisins dancing across your screen, and some excessively persistent kid giving a limping and clearly frustrated “Mean Joe” Greene of the Pittsburgh Steelers a Coca-Cola in exchange for his sweaty, disgusting football jersey. Ahhhhhhhh, good times.

AT&T Invests $4.5 Million in the Future of Education For At-Risk Students

By At&T
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October 29, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Communities In Schools (CIS), the nation’s largest and most effective dropout prevention organization, today announced a substantial contribution from AT&T to support its efforts to help students achieve in school, graduate and go on to college and career success.

Natural Capital - Why the Nature Conservancy Works with Wall Street

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Impact Investing: Aligning Capital with the Conservation of Nature 

By Mark R. Tercek, President and CEO of The Nature Conservancy

Today's environmental challenges are bigger than ever. And a rapidly growing population coupled with climate change will only exacerbate current threats. Big challenges like these will require bold solutions. The environmental movement must try new approaches and scale up our work so it’s bigger, better and faster.

Matt Winkler: Why the U.S. Gets the Most Out of Cheap Oil

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Originally posted on Bloomberg View.

Cheap oil should be good economic medicine for almost anybody who isn't trying to sell the stuff. Yet only one country has been able to take full advantage of the 14-month collapse in the price of crude: the U.S.

AT&T Kicks Off School Year with More Than $20 Million Investment in Students and Teachers

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Dallas, TX, September 2, 2015 /3BL Media/ — AT&T is kick starting the 2015-2016 school year with $20 million in contributions to education organizations through its AT&T Aspire program. Students and teachers in more than 26 states will benefit. This back to school investment is just one of the ways that AT&T is using the power of its network to build a better tomorrow.

BlackRock, Ceres Launch Investor Guide on US Corporate Engagement

Large Investors Increasingly Expected to Engage on Sustainability Matters, and Better Understand Emerging ESG Risks
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NEW YORK, May 28, 2015 /3BL Media/ – The world’s largest asset manager, BlackRock, has teamed up with nonprofit sustainability leader Ceres to create guidance for U.S. institutional investors on engaging with companies and policymakers on sustainability issues.

BlackRock, Ceres Launch Investor Guide on US Corporate Engagement

Large Investors Increasingly Expected to Engage on Sustainability Matters, and Better Understand Emerging ESG Risks
Press Release

NEW YORK, May 28, 2015 /3BL Media/ – The world’s largest asset manager, BlackRock, has teamed up with nonprofit sustainability leader Ceres to create guidance for U.S. institutional investors on engaging with companies and policymakers on sustainability issues.

GM Investments Support People, Products and Peregrines

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There’s a lot of activity happening at our Warren Technical Center. Engineers are translating breakthrough technologies into vehicles people love. Executives and entry-level employees alike are collaborating on ways to earn customers for life. And work is underway on extensive upgrades to make the Tech Center a more advanced, efficient and collaborative workplace.

Volkswagen of America to Invest $10 Million in Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure by 2016

Volkswagen believes continued legislative support is needed to reach the next level of electric vehicle adoption.
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February 11, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Jörg Sommer, vice president, product marketing and strategy, Volkswagen of America, today presented Volkswagen’s holistic approach to e-mobility surrounding the launch of the zero-tailpipe emissions 2015 e-Golf, including a $10 million commitment to support electric vehicle infrastructure by 2016. During a presentation delivered at the 2015 Electric Drive Congress in Washington D.C., Sommer stated that Volkswagen believes continued legislative support is needed to reach the next level of electric vehicle adoption.

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