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Urban Forest Feature Offers Interactive Opportunity for Children at the 2013 Green Living Show

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April 8, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The 2013 Green Living Show will include the Urban Forest Feature - an educational and interactive zone that encourages visitors to discover a stunning display of “tree-vitalization”.  The Urban Forest Feature also includes the TD Outdoor Classroom, which provides hands-on learning for all ages, and will give students the opportunity to bring learning to life by integrating nature in the classroom.

Sappi Fine Paper Donates $100,000 to University of Maine Pulp and Paper Foundation for Scholarships

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BOSTON, April 4, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Sappi Fine Paper North America has donated $100,000 over the course of four years to the University of Maine Pulp and Paper Foundation to establish an endowed scholarship fund for engineers. The Sappi Scholarship Fund is a Leadership Gift to the University of Maine Pulp and Paper Foundation’s $2 million fundraising campaign, which begins this year.

Sodexo and Real Food Challenge Sign Food Chain Transparency Agreement

Addressing the interests of a growing student food movement, Sodexo provides a larger window on the sources of the foods they provide on campus
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Gaithersburg, Md., April 04, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Amidst growing demands from college students for university leadership in sustainable, local food systems, today Sodexo, a leader in Quality of Life Services, and the Real Food Challenge, the largest student food justice organization in the nation, jointly announced an agreement that advances supply chain transparency on Sodexo-contracted campuses.

A Happy, Green Camper: Tips for Eco-Friendly and Safe Camping and Hiking, Part II

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For nature lovers, outdoors enthusiasts, and active families alike, camping and hiking season is almost here!

We’ve already covered some of the ways you can enjoy a carbon neutral camping experience. Aside from reducing your carbon footprint, take safety into consideration, too!

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).

SRZ Law Firm Leads the Charge for Conflict Minerals Compliance

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The complexity of Conflict Minerals Compliance is an intense undertaking for companies. Attend the April 10th webinar to personally ask the questions you've been seeking answers to.  Register for: CONFLICT MINERALS: On April 10th, Industry Veterans speak out on the changing requirements of Due Diligence

African Barrick Gold Alleviates Desk Shortage in Tanzanian Schools

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Imagine trying to learn all day sitting on a dirty, dusty floor. In Tanzania, that is the reality for millions of students due to a severe shortage of school desks.

Metal Miners Add Corporate Social Responsibility to Productivity and Cost Controls as Top Strategic Priorities

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As the 3rd Annual Mining Americas Summit approaches, metal miners are keenly aware of the new social pressures placed on them by the new Dodd-Frank Section 1502 Conflict Minerals Reporting Requirements.  Public companies whose products are “in scope” or fall under the rule are required to disclose the origin of tin, tantalum, tungsten and gold (3TG) and address conflicted practices associated with mining of these minerals.

PG&E Launches First-Ever Month of Service Program for Employee Volunteers

Utility Plans Over 100 Employee Volunteer Projects during National Volunteer Month in April
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SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 1, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today announced its first-ever Month of Service program, featuring over 100 employee volunteer projects throughout Northern and Central California during National Volunteer Month in April. PG&E will partner with HandsOn Network and Points of Light, a leading volunteer organization, on these different projects.

ICT Education Propels One South African Woman from Child to Role Model

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Guest blog by Ntombozuko (Soso) Luningo

Soso Luningo is a trainer with the ICT Academy at CIDA City Campus in Johannesburg, South Africa, where she trains students on the Cisco Networking Academy curriculum

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