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Hilton Worldwide CEO and Team Members Kick Off Global Week of Service at Global Headquarters in McLean, Virginia

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Today marked the official kick off of the inaugural Hilton Worldwide Global Week of Service as Christopher J. Nassetta, president and chief executive officer, Hilton Worldwide and more than 100 Team Members from the Global Headquarters in McLean, VA served children and families at the ACCA Child Development Center in Fairfax, VA.

AT&T Customers Break World Record for Recycling Wireless Devices

As the Nation Commemorates National Recycling Week, AT&T Encourages all Wireless Customers to Recycle Their Unused Wireless Devices
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DALLAS, November 13, 2012 /3BL Media/ - By recycling 50,942 devices during a one-week period, AT&T* customers broke the world record for collecting the most wireless devices in a week as certified by Guinness World Records. As the company applauds its customers for reaching this milestone, it challenges consumers across the nation to increase recycling rates.

Unilever Takes on Environmental Stigmas in the Household

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Unilever's Sustainable Living Plan is full of aggressive environmental goals, one of which is to halve its environmental impact by 2020. But with more than two-thirds of the company's environmental impacts resulting from consumer use and disposal of products, it's clear Unilever can't achieve these goals alone.

Hilton Worldwide Team Members to Fill the Earth with the Light and Warmth of Hospitality During First Annual Global Week of Service

Approximately 300,000 Team Members across 90 Countries and Territories to Volunteer in Communities
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MCLEAN, Va., November 8, 2012 /3BL Media/ On November 11 - 18, Hilton Worldwide team members across 90 countries and territories will celebrate the company's first Global Week of Service.

GMC and Chevrolet Bi-Fuel Pickup Production Begins

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DETROIT, Nov. 8, 2012 /3BL Media/ – Production of the 2013 Chevrolet Silverado HD and GMC Sierra 2500 HD bi-fuel pickup trucks is underway in Fort Wayne, Ind., and the pickups are available for order by fleet and retail customers through Chevrolet and GMC dealers.

Communities Unite During Final Push in National Recycling Challenge

Fifty Communities Across the U.S. Recycle for Chance to Win $100,000 Grant from SC Johnson
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RACINE, Wis., November 8, 2012 /3BL Media/ - With just two months remaining in the SC Johnson Green Choices Recycling Challenge, residents in communities across the country are rallying for the chance to receive a $100,000 grant from SC Johnson to be used for a sustainability project or program. The Challenge, which kicked-off in July, is a nationwide program encouraging residents in 50 communities, one per state, to achieve the highest reported recycling participation rate.

Shared Value Insights from Nestle’s Janet Voûte

A series of four brief interviews from leading executives on the role of shared value in their organizations.
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In the face of complex global issues and societal needs, many companies are turning to shared value, a practice that seeks business opportunity in solving social problems. FSG interviewed leaders in various fields to gain a wider perspective on shared value practices. The result is a series of five minute interviews that provide insight on creating shared value from the corporate, non-profit, and investor perspective.

Guest Post: The Climate Debate Gloves Are Off

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I just had to share this to make sure you didn’t miss it.

THE best magazine cover, story and quote for quite some time. A bold statement to the core of the climate denier community. Congratulations Josh Tyrangiel (Editor) and all at Bloomberg Businessweek.

There is already a robust and increasing discourse around climate change brought on by Hurricane Sandy and this for me is a great stick in the ground for where we are at today. There is more hope for tomorrow.

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