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Earth Hour and Beyond: 600 Buildings and Five New Environmental Goals

Verizon will darken 600 buildings in 15 countries. The company also established five new environmental goals.
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Verizon’s Chief Sustainability Officer Jim Gowen blogs about our participation in Earth Hour and five new environmental goals ranging from wireless device recycling targets to expanded public reporting of our carbon footprint.

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Verizon’s Chief Sustainability Officer Jim Gowen blogs about our participation in Earth Hour and five new environmental goals ranging from wireless device recycling targets to expanded public reporting of our carbon footprint.

Component and Equipment Suppliers to the Oil and Gas Industry Exposed to Conflict Minerals Compliance Violation

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Oil and gas mega brands have both the court of law and the court of public opinion to answer to when it comes to the recently passed Dodd Frank Section 1502 reporting requirements, especially now that the first reporting period began on January 1, 2013.

Verizon Supports Earth Hour to Raise Worldwide Awareness of Sustainability

600 Verizon Locations Across 41 Countries to Turn Off Lights
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NEW YORK, March 22, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Thousands of Verizon employees worldwide will join the millions of people in 152 countries supporting Earth Hour on Saturday (March 23).  Starting at 8:30 p.m., 600 Verizon buildings across 41 countries will turn off the lights for one hour, helping to raise sustainability and energy-efficiency awareness.

Toyota Recognized By The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency With Its Ninth Consecutive Energy Star Partner Of The Year Award

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  • 15 percent reduction in energy consumption results in ten year cost savings of more than $370 million across its 13 North American manufacturing facilities
  • Ninth Partner of the Year Award is the most among any automaker
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  • 15 percent reduction in energy consumption results in ten year cost savings of more than $370 million across its 13 North American manufacturing facilities
  • Ninth Partner of the Year Award is the most among any automaker

All About Water: 6 Video Interviews for World Water Day

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For World Water Day, we’ve put together a playlist all about water. It includes some of the best interviews we’ve conducted over the years with experts in the business and nonprofit world talking about the water crisis, and how they are working to solve it.

American Honda Installs Stationary Fuel Cell System that Will Produce a Megawatt of Clean Energy, Reduce CO2

The new system will offset electricity usage on the Torrance campus by 25 percent
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Torrance, Calif., March 22, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Continuing its efforts to reduce the  environmental footprint of its operations, American Honda Motor Co., Inc. today announced the installation of a new fuel cell system on its Torrance, California campus that will produce one megawatt of clean, reliable energy, and significantly reduce CO2 emissions from Honda’s operations in the region.

How Are You Meeting the RCOI Requirement; The Foundation of the SEC's Final Rule?

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Uncovering the Reasonable Country of Origin Inquiry (RCOI) requires a significant amount of labor and other resources, but it should be viewed as your “first pass” at identifying conflict minerals risks hidden within your supply chain. Successfully identifying these risks will require a thorough, well-organized system of data collection, and reasoned review of the collected information.

Earth Hour 2013

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How much time are you willing to dedicate to reducing your carbon footprint? A lifetime? A year? A week?

How about an hour?

Earth Hour, that is. Whether you’re just beginning your quest to live greener or you’re a seasoned veteran of reducing, reusing and recycling, participating in Earth Hour is a great way to raise awareness about climate change, global warming and environmental issues!

Innovative Concentrated Cleaning Product from SC Johnson Saves Time, Space While Reducing Waste

Smart Twist™ Cleaning System Now Available Exclusively Online
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RACINE, Wis., March 21, 2013 /3BL Media/ – SC Johnson announces the innovative Smart Twist™ Cleaning System, which uses less packaging and helps reduce waste with three concentrated cleaners in one space-saving, handy sprayer. This breakthrough cleaning product offers a fast and easy solution and provides another everyday green option for busy families. The Smart Twist™ Cleaning System is available exclusively online.  

Here Comes The Sun: Adam Browning part II & Matt Wasson

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Last week on Sea Change Radio host Alex Wise spoke to Adam Browning, the executive director of Vote Solar, a non-profit organization that advocates for solar power adoption. This week, the second part of his discussion with Browning. We discuss the lessons we can learn from success stories like the German solar industry as well as high-profile flops like Solyndra.

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