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Eastman Chemical Company’s Texas Operations Receives Sustained Excellence in Caring for Texas Award

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Longview, T.X., June 27, 2013/3BL Media/ - The Texas Operations of Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE: EMN) has received the 2012 "Sustained Excellence in Caring for Texas" award from the Texas Chemical Council (TCC.)  Eastman was one of two Sustained recipients among TCC member facilities with more than 500 employees.

Eastman Chemical Company Named Responsible Care® Company of the Year

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Kingsport, Tenn., June 4, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN) was named 2013 Responsible Care® Company of the Year by the American Chemistry Council (ACC) in recognition of superior health, safety, environmental and security (HSE&S) performance.

This is ACC’s top honor given to member companies that have enhanced and embraced the Responsible Care ethic throughout their organizations.

Submit Your Nominations for CR's Magazine's 2013 Responsible CEO of the Year Awards!

To nominate a deserving CEO, click here to complete the Nomination form - All Submissions are due by July 1st.

Each year since 2008, CR Magazine has awarded the prestigious Responsible CEO of the Year Award, presented to CEOs — from companies, NGOs, and governments — who, during the previous year, put themselves at personal and professional risk in order to deliver on corporate responsibility promises.

Let Us Hear Your Voice at the COMMIT!Forum

Submit Your COMMIT!Forum Session Proposal Today

We are seeking session proposals for the COMMIT!Forum event that will take place on October 8-9, 2013 in New York City.  The annual COMMIT!Forum calls on business and sustainability leaders to share their insights on how to improve the role of business in society and how corporate responsibility and sustainability drive sales, saves money and improves asset values.

JustGreen™ Launches Green Power Calculator

Provides Building Projects with Real Time Quotes for Renewable Energy Credits (RECs) and Carbon Offsets
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Toronto, Ontario, May 15, 2013 JustGreen, a Just Energy Group Inc. (NYSE/TSX: JE) brand has hit the nail on the head with its new instant online green power quotes, making it easier for commercial customers to acquire  LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification at

Sodexo Wins Humane Society of the United States Award for Work to Improve Animal Welfare in Its Supply Chain

Diversified services giant eliminating gestation crates and barren battery cages from supply chain


Sodexo, Inc., the global leader in Quality of Life Services, and one of the largest diversified services companies in the world, has been honored with the Henry Spira Humane Corporate Progress Award for its work to end the extreme confinement of farm animals in small crates and cages. The award is granted by The Humane Society of the United States in recognition of corporate advancements for animal welfare.

IDH Electronics Program Expands

IDH Electronics program reaches 5 brands and 30 participating suppliers in China
Press Release

April 30, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The IDH program for electronics was launched in 2012, and is part of a broad ranging initiative supported by the Dutch government and private sector partners to drive improvements in sustainable trade globally (Link). The scope of the sustainable trade initiative currently covers 18 sectors, ranging from tropical timber to tourism.

DiversityInc Recognizes Sodexo's Diversity Leadership with a #1 Ranking on the 2013 Top 50 Companies for Diversity List

Sodexo Provides Added Value to Their Clients by Sharing Diversity and Inclusion Best Practices
Press Release

Gaithersburg, Md., April 24, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Sodexo, best known for providing a wide range of integrated services spanning facilities management to foodservice operations, has been recognized by DiversityInc as the #1 company on their 2013 Top 50 Companies for Diversity List for an unprecedented second time in four years. Over the last decade, Sodexo has emerged as a leader in addressing quality of life issues for organizations, their people and their customers, while also becoming the benchmark company for diversity and Inclusion.


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