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Talk with Green Guy Show - Mayors Climate Summit Series. Interview with Mayor Esther Manheimer of Asheville, NC

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The Ray C. Anderson Foundation is the Platinum Sponsor of "The Green Guy" radio talk show on WGST AM640 - Atlanta.  Shows air weekly at 9AM Eastern, featuring voices from all aspects of sustainable life. - at home, at work, at school and in the community.

An Unrealistic Hypothetical

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This is why it’s so important that we increase fuel efficiency in our vehicles. Driving-as-usual is horribly wasteful. It’s harmful to our environment and it forces us to spend money on things we don’t really care about.

Reflections on Laudato Si - Continued

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All of this block quoting of the Pope is pretty convenient. I mean, it shortens up what I have to write considerably. I promise you I’m not being lazy though. Pope Francis has some important things to say, so here’s your next quote (emphasis again my own).

Respecting the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

The Impact on People, Planet and Corporate Profits
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GreenMoney Interview Series: Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples interviewed by Steven Heim, Managing Director of Boston Common Asset Management

Introduction by Steven Heim, who is a Managing Director at Boston Common Asset Management.

Mary Kay Pink Doing Green

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Conservation of our natural resources is and will always be a foremost objective at Mary Kay. Over the past seven years, we have reduced the amount of electricity required to operate our facilities in the Dallas area by more than 30 percent. That reduction represents enough electricity to power over 1,400 homes! During this time, Mary Kay also achieved “Zero Landfill” status at our Dallas manufacturing facility.

The Goldcorp Water Strategy

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Goldcorp is committed to the efficient use of natural resources and to conducting our business to the highest standards of environmental management and performance, striving to go beyond regulatory compliance and lead with industry best practices. 
 

Your World When You Move to the Front With Your Packaging

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Making  packaging products from renewable resources that can be re-grown or replenished, can help offset the environmental and economic strain on our natural resources. It's good for the planet and good for the bottom line.

 

About Tetra Pak

Tetra Pak® is the world's leading food processing and packaging solutions company. Working closely with our customers and suppliers, we provide safe, innovative and environmentally sound products that each day meet the needs of hundreds of millions of people.

Monsanto Hawaii Improves Water Conservation Efforts

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At Monsanto Hawaii, the natural resources we use to operate our businesses are of utmost importance to fulfilling our commitment to sustainability. We care deeply about protecting our islands’ natural resources, including our islands’ most valuable resource – water.  

Over the last several years, Monsanto Hawaii has saved approximately 50 million gallons of water each yearby making key changes in our irrigation practices, with more savings to come.

Volkswagen Launches “Think Blue. Nature.” Biodiversity Project in Mexico

Carmaker to train youth ambassadors for the enviroment
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  • Young environmental ambassadors help plant trees and clean watercourses
  • Cooperation with Mexican Secretariat of Environment and Natural Resources and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit
  • “Por Amor al Planeta” nature conservation prize awarded for the eighth time
  • Long-term commitment to state-supported biodiversity corridor in the Sierra Madre supplements previous environmental sustainability projects
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  • Young environmental ambassadors help plant trees and clean watercourses
  • Cooperation with Mexican Secretariat of Environment and Natural Resources and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit
  • “Por Amor al Planeta” nature conservation prize awarded for the eighth time
  • Long-term commitment to state-supported biodiversity corridor in the Sierra Madre supplements previous environmental sustainability projects

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