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Blueprint for Sustainability: Green Manufacturing Webinar with Ford, 7/27

How Advancements in Operations and Design can Support Business Success
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Ford presents webinar on green manufacturing and corporate sustainability on Friday, July 27 at 1:00 p.m. ET

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Ford presents webinar on green manufacturing and corporate sustainability on Friday, July 27 at 1:00 p.m. ET

PepsiCo and the Recipe for the Next Billion

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Feeding 8 billion people by 2030 will require creative thinking about the foods we eat, how we produce them, and how consumers embrace them.
PepsiCo's Recipe for the Next Billion is built around 'doing more, using less' - growing more crops with less water, manufacturing with less waste and energy, and serving the needs of the next billion consumers.  Our goal is to create snacks, beverages, and foods that deliver the nutrition, hydration, and enjoyment at the right moment across different needs, lifestyles and geographies.

Leonardo Academy Uses Clean Diesel Projects to Promote Sustainable Agriculture

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(3BL Media) Madison, WI  July 23, 2012 – Leonardo Academy, through a grant provided by the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) National Clean Diesel Funding Assistance Program, is facilitating efforts to reduce emissions among eleven central Wisconsin cranberry farmers. The project will help offset the cost of repowering twenty diesel irrigation pumps to achieve better fuel efficiency and help improve air quality.

What Apple’s EPEAT Flip-Flop Means for Green Business

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Apple's latest big announcement wasn't a new iPhone launch or the thinnest laptop on the market, but it made headlines across the globe nonetheless.

Home2 Suites by Hilton Celebrates Brand’s First LEED Certified Hotel

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(3BL Media) McLean, VA - July 23, 2012 - Home2 Suites by Hilton along with Cherry Cove Hospitality, LLC celebrated the grand opening of its newest hotel in Lexington Park Patuxent River NAS, Md. with an announcement of a charitable community partnership, as well as a ribbon-cutting dedication and reception.  The Naval Air Station Patuxent River Wounded Warriors Program has been selected as the Your2 Hands local nonprofit partner.

Kenneth Cole Joins Companies Fighting to Lift Travel Restrictions for People Living with HIV

CEOs from the world’s leading companies call on 46 countries to repeal HIV-related travel restrictions
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(3BL Media) Washington - July 23, 2012 - Prominent CEOs from the world’s leading companies, including Levi Strauss & Co., The Coca-Cola Company, Johnson & Johnson, the National Basketball Association (NBA) and Virgin Unite, called today on 46 countries to lift travel restrictions for HIV-positive people. 

More than 20 CEOs from leading companies have signed a pledge to oppose HIV-related restrictions on entry, stay and residence, saying such laws and policies are not only discriminatory, they are bad for business. 

Watershed Success!

The Colorado River’s $26 Billion Economy Recovers as River Once Again Reaches the Gulf of California
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(3BL Media) Denver, CO - July 19, 2012 - This could be the headline of the near future if Americans heed the call today and take action to save the Colorado River.

In an effort to engage the arid southwestern United States in the importance of water conservation and river protection, The Redford Center, along with partners Save The Colorado, New Belgium Brewing, Patagonia, and Clif Bar announces a summer 7-city southwestern US screening tour of the documentary film WATERSHED: Exploring a New Water Ethic for the New West.

NativeEnergy Newsletter: In memory of Pat Spears

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In memory of Pat Spears: tribal leader, NativeEnergy board member, and close friend
We are saddened to report that the world has lost a passionate and dedicated activist. Our board member Pat Spears, who passed away this month, was a tireless advocate for environmental and social justice. An enrolled member of the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe, he was a former tribal chairman, the president of the Intertribal Council on Utility Policy, and a key member of the NativeEnergy team.

"Get in For More. It's Just Gooder."

From Forest to Factory, Taylor Guitars practices Eco-Responsibility at Every Level.
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Bob Taylor and Kurt Listug established Taylor Guitars in 1974 and have watched it evolve into one of the world’s leading manufacturers of premium acoustic, acoustic/electric and electric guitars.

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