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Eaton Ranked as Leader by Carbon Disclosure Project; IISD Wins Canada Clean 50 award; InterTradeIreland offers 150,000 Euro Prize - CSR Minute for September 27, 2012

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Eaton has been ranked as a leader on the Carbon Disclosure Project’s 2012 Carbon Disclosure Leadership and Performance Leadership Indexes. Eaton, a diversified industrial manufacturer, is one of only 11 S&P companies to earn leadership status on both indexes in this year’s CDP ranking. This is the first time Eaton has been featured on the Performance Leadership Index, an achievement granted to only 15 companies.

Blueprint for Sustainability: Green Manufacturing Webinar with Ford, 7/27

How Advancements in Operations and Design can Support Business Success
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Ford presents webinar on green manufacturing and corporate sustainability on Friday, July 27 at 1:00 p.m. ET

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Ford presents webinar on green manufacturing and corporate sustainability on Friday, July 27 at 1:00 p.m. ET

Governor Nikki Haley Visits Be Green Packaging's South Carolina Manufacturing Facility

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Governor Nikki Haley along with Jasper County and South Carolina business and political leaders come together on July 14th, 2011 to welcome Be Green Packaging to the state.

About Be Green Packaging
Be Green Packaging LLC, based in Santa Barbara, Calif., manufactures and distributes Cradle-to-Cradle certified, tree-free, compostable packaging for the food and consumer packaging industries. The company’s products are made from annually renewable plant fibers that are safe for people and healthy for the planet. For more information about the company, please visit www.begreenpackaging.com
 
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Governor Nikki Haley along with Jasper County and South Carolina business and political leaders come together on July 14th, 2011 to welcome Be Green Packaging to the state.

About Be Green Packaging
Be Green Packaging LLC, based in Santa Barbara, Calif., manufactures and distributes Cradle-to-Cradle certified, tree-free, compostable packaging for the food and consumer packaging industries. The company’s products are made from annually renewable plant fibers that are safe for people and healthy for the planet. For more information about the company, please visit www.begreenpackaging.com
 
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Governor Haley Speaks at Be Green Packaging Facility in Ridgeland, South Carolina (VIDEO)

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South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley gives a welcome speech to Be Green Packaging and the local community in Ridgeland, SC at a welcome party for the company at their new manufacturing facility in Jasper County.

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South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley gives a welcome speech to Be Green Packaging and the local community in Ridgeland, SC at a welcome party for the company at their new manufacturing facility in Jasper County.

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South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley to Speak at Be Green Packaging's New Manufacturing Facility in Ridgeland

Thursday, July 14th @ 1:00 p.m. EST
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) July 13, 2011 - On Thursday, July 14th, 2011, Be Green Packaging will be hosting South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley at their new manufacturing facility in Ridgeland, SC.  The Governor will be giving a short speech at 1:30 p.m.

Be Green Packaging Announces Jasper County Facility

Be Green Packaging LLC Announces New Facility in Jasper County Investment expected to create at least 175 new jobs
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) COLUMBIA, S.C. – April 8, 2011 – Gov. Nikki Haley, the South Carolina Department of Commerce and the Lowcountry Economic Alliance today announced that Be Green Packaging LLC, a manufacturer of “green” packaging, will locate its new manufacturing and distribution facility in Jasper County. The company plans to invest at least $7.3 million and expects to generate at least 175 new jobs over the next five years, with the potential of more jobs and investment added during that time.

Herman Miller's 2010 Better World Report

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(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) January 6, 2011 - Herman Miller “Better World” Report Highlights Supplier Diversity Gains, Among Multiple Achievements

Poop to Plastic? How what's in your dumpster is suddenly a resource.

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If you missed PopTech this year, you may not have heard. But waste is now a resource. If PopTech Fellow Ryan Smith can turn sewage sludge into plastic, Brooke Farrell (RecycleMatch Co-founder and PopTech Fellow) is pretty sure she can handle what's in your company's dumpster. RecycleMatch is creating markets for all kinds of things we once considered trash. Dubbed the eBay of Trash, RecycleMatch is connecting those who have waste with those who need it. Opening markets, lowering costs, and accelerating green innovation.

Watch the video here.....www.recyclematch.com/RecycleMatch-%20at-PopTech-2010

Make waste a resource at RecycleMatch. Buy, sell or give your waste and recyclables at www.recyclematch.com

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If you missed PopTech this year, you may not have heard. But waste is now a resource. If PopTech Fellow Ryan Smith can turn sewage sludge into plastic, Brooke Farrell (RecycleMatch Co-founder and PopTech Fellow) is pretty sure she can handle what's in your company's dumpster. RecycleMatch is creating markets for all kinds of things we once considered trash. Dubbed the eBay of Trash, RecycleMatch is connecting those who have waste with those who need it. Opening markets, lowering costs, and accelerating green innovation.

Watch the video here.....www.recyclematch.com/RecycleMatch-%20at-PopTech-2010

Make waste a resource at RecycleMatch. Buy, sell or give your waste and recyclables at www.recyclematch.com

Business Sustainability: Resource Constraint or Value Add?

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Do you think that business sustainability is something already existing within your business or do you think that it's another add on function, external to the business that is going to be resource intensive?  

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