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Smiles for the People Charts a Green Future with CurrentState

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Tulsa, Ok., - April 5, 2013 /3BLMedia/ - Smiles for the People is a small company with a BIG vision.  Smiles for the People is a for-purpose business. The purpose of the profit they earn is to sustain their development activities and expand their movement of doing what they can to promote better oral healthcare for those who may not be able to afford it.

Recyclebank Names David Eisendrath Chief Operating Officer

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NEW YORK CITY, April 4, 2013 /3BL Media/Recyclebank®, the company that rewards people for taking everyday green actions with discounts and deals, today announced that David Eisendrath has been appointed chief operating officer, a new position within the company. Eisendrath, who has served in roles of increasing responsibility at Recyclebank since joining the company in December 2010, will continue to report to CEO Jonathan K. Hsu.

Recyclebank Names David Eisendrath Chief Operating Officer

Press Release

NEW YORK CITY, April 4, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Recyclebank®, the company that rewards people for taking everyday green actions with discounts and deals, today announced that David Eisendrath has been appointed chief operating officer, a new position within the company. Eisendrath, who has served in roles of increasing responsibility at Recyclebank since joining the company in December 2010, will continue to report to CEO Jonathan K. Hsu.

PG&E Ranked Among Top Utilities For Sustainability Efforts

Target Rock Advisors Recognizes Utility’s Performance on Economic, Environmental and Social Sustainability
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SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 3, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) announced today that it has been named one of the nation’s three most sustainable large utilities by Target Rock Advisors, and has also been included in Target Rock’s 2013 Sustainable Utility Leaders Index (SULI).

RSF Makes a New Loan to Frontier Pro Services

New RSF loan to leader in the wind energy industry
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SAN FRANCISCO, March 26, 2013 /3BL Media/ - RSF Social Finance (RSF) is pleased to announce a new loan to Frontier Pro Services, LLC. Frontier Pro provides innovative operations, maintenance, and condition assessment solutions to utility-scale wind farm owners and operators throughout North America. RSF’s financing will help Frontier Pro expand their proprietary wind turbine condition monitoring and inspection businesses.

Recyclebank CEO to Speak at The Wall Street Journal’s ECO:nomics Conference

Participating executives discuss innovation in the clean tech marketplace
Press Release

SANTA BARBARA, Cailf., March 21, 2013/3BL Media/ — Recyclebank® CEO Jonathan K. Hsu will be a featured panel participant at The Wall Street Journal’s ECO:nomics Conference today, in Santa Barbara, Calif. This is Hsu’s second time participating in the session titled, “Uncovering the Next Big Thing.” To align with the mission of ECO:nomics 2013, Hsu will discuss the outlook for clean tech companies and Recyclebank’s innovative technology.

Recyclebank CEO to Speak at World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2013

Jonathan K. Hsu to participate in the IdeasLab Technology Pioneers session
Press Release

DAVOS-KLOSTERS, Switzerland, Jan. 22, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Recyclebank®, the company that rewards people for taking everyday green actions with discounts and deals, announced the Chief Executive Officer Jonathan K. Hsu will speak at the IdeasLab session at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2013 on Wednesday, January 23 in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland.

Microsoft Awards Imagine Cup Grants to Jumpstart Student Startups That Address Social Issues

Students from around the world awarded cash and in-kind funding to support development of technology solutions to solve global problems.
Press Release

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — Dec. 4, 2012 /3BL Media/ At the Social Innovation Summit today, Microsoft Corp. announced the winners of the second annual Microsoft Imagine Cup Grants program, a three-year, $3 million competitive grant program that provides students with funding and support to help transform their projects into social enterprises or nonprofits that will address a specific social issue.

Student Entrepreneurs from India Win Intel Award for Green Innovation

Intel Foundation Awards $100,000 for Entrepreneurial Research
Summary: 

NEWS HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Team Greenway Grameen Infra of India won the 2012 Intel Global Challenge at UC Berkeley, receiving $50,000 from the Intel Foundation.
  • Greenway Grameen Infra invented an efficient, biomass-based stove that increases fuel efficiency.
  • Other top-placing teams were Nanoly Bioscience of the United States, which developed a protective shield that eliminates the need for vaccine refrigeration; Sustainable Agriculture Solutions of Colombia, which created sustainable farming solutions such as enhanced efficiency fertilizer; and Avetics of Singapore, which invented an autonomous mini-plane that takes high-resolution photographs for aerial maps.
Press Release

NEWS HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Team Greenway Grameen Infra of India won the 2012 Intel Global Challenge at UC Berkeley, receiving $50,000 from the Intel Foundation.
  • Greenway Grameen Infra invented an efficient, biomass-based stove that increases fuel efficiency.
  • Other top-placing teams were Nanoly Bioscience of the United States, which developed a protective shield that eliminates the need for vaccine refrigeration; Sustainable Agriculture Solutions of Colombia, which created sustainable farming solutions such as enhanced efficiency fertilizer; and Avetics of Singapore, which invented an autonomous mini-plane that takes high-resolution photographs for aerial maps.

Keep America Beautiful to Award Xerox Corporation 2012 Vision for America Award

Xerox Recognized for its Leadership in Corporate Social Responsibility, Environmental Stewardship and Employee Volunteerism
Press Release

STAMFORD, Conn. Nov. 7, 2012 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful (KAB), the nation’s largest nonprofit that builds and sustains vibrant communities, will award Xerox Corporation with its 2012 Vision for America Award in New York City.

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