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Kimberly-Clark’s Bob Stargel Named One of Savoy Magazine’s Top 100 Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America

Vice President of Global Nonwovens Recognized for Leadership and Influence within Kimberly-Clark and Community
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(3BL Media) Dallas, TX - March 13, 2012 - Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE: KMB) today announced that Robert N.

What Too Many Builders Have In Common With an X-Hairdresser of Mine, and Rod Tidwell, too

Bad builders complain. Good builders shut up play the game.
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Building a new house means knowing a good builder from a bad builder. In the current building industry that means separating complainers from those who shut up and play the game.

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Building a new house means knowing a good builder from a bad builder. In the current building industry that means separating complainers from those who shut up and play the game.

Cabot Vermont Cheddar Named 'World's Best'

Cabot 50% Reduced Fat Cheddar Also Earns Bragging Rights at 29th Biennial World Championship Cheese Contest
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(3BL Media) Cabot, VT - March 12, 2012 - The results of the 2012 World Championships are in and the farm family owners of Cabot Creamery Cooperative are smiling proudly.  Cabot Vintage Choice Cheddar, one of the cooperative’s signature Vermont cheeses, was named “World’s Best” at this year’s 29th biennial World Championship Cheese Contest held March 5-7 in Madison, Wisconsin.

Southside Cottage Grill: A Fresh Perspective on Charity

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Written by Julia Gil

Southside Cottage Grill creates a thriving business by combining community involvement, charity work, and their overall business aspect together.

National Sustainable Agriculture Standard Working Group Prepares Draft Standard for Committee Review

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(3BL Media) Madison, WI - March 8, 2012 – A narrative draft of the Sustainable Agriculture Standard (LEO-4000) was prepared by the working group who met at Leonardo Academy in Madison, Wisconsin on March 5-7, 2012. The draft standard was significantly refined during the intensive work sessions. The new draft is being finalized for review by the Sustainable Agriculture Standard Committee at its upcoming April meeting in Washington, DC.

Ram to Build North America’s Only OEM Compressed Natural Gas-powered Pickup

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(3BL Media) Indianapolis, IN - March 6, 2012 - Today, Ram Truck announced it will become the only manufacturer in North America to offer a factory-built compressed natural gas-powered (CNG) pickup truck.

The Ram 2500 Heavy Duty CNG pickup is designed for fleet and commercial customers and offers cost and emissions benefits, using an abundant, domestically sourced fuel while reducing America’s dependence on foreign oil.

Silent Sustainability

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At last weekend's Harvard Social Enterprise Conference, Ayr Muir, founder and chief executive officer of Clover Fast Food, Inc., a Cambridge, MA-based restaurant and food truck company, revealed his secrets to success. He told the audience how his restaurants try to use local and organic ingredients as much as possible.

Research4Life Case Studies Highlight Impact of Access to Research in Developing Countries

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To celebrate Research4Life’s 10th anniversary in 2011, the organization launched a user experience competition. Users were asked to share how HINARI, AGORA or OARE has improved their work, life and community. In total some 60 entries from countries in all five continents were received. This impressive array of inspiring testimonies revealed a wealth of positive impacts brought about by Research4Life. This book celebrates the stories behind some of these competition entries.

Banorte, a Pioneering Institution in Bringing Impact Investment to Mexico, participates as a sponsor in the 2012 Latin American Forum on Impact Investing

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More than 300 invited guests gathered together in Merida, Yucatan, Mexico representing all sectors involved in this new investment strategy, aimed at generating social and environmental benefits and financial returns.

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More than 300 invited guests gathered together in Merida, Yucatan, Mexico representing all sectors involved in this new investment strategy, aimed at generating social and environmental benefits and financial returns.

Banorte Institución Pionera en Inversión de Impacto en México, participa como Socio Patrocinador en el Foro Latinoamericano de Inversión de Impacto 2012 (FLII 2012)

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Se reunieron más de 300 invitados de todos los sectores involucrados en esta nueva estrategia de inversión, orientada a generar beneficios sociales y ambientales, así como un rendimiento financiero.

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Se reunieron más de 300 invitados de todos los sectores involucrados en esta nueva estrategia de inversión, orientada a generar beneficios sociales y ambientales, así como un rendimiento financiero.

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