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Recyclebank’s Samantha Skey to Address Competitive Couponing at ad:tech San Francisco

Press Release

(3BL Media) San Francisco, CA - April 2, 2012 - Recyclebank®, the company that rewards people for taking everyday green actions with discounts and deals from local and national businesses, today announced Chief Revenue Officer Samantha Skey will lead a session on the evolving landscape of consumer deal hunting at the ad:tech San Francisco conference on Tuesday, April 3.

Sustainia on the Look-out for Top 100 Sustainable Solutions

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(3BL Media) Copenhagen - 28 March 2012 – The Schwarzenegger-backed Sustainia project is gathering 100 solutions for a sustainable tomorrow. Titled Sustainia100, the solutions will be delivered to decision-makers during Rio+20 to inspire discussions. In addition, solutions selected for the Sustainia100 will be registered as nominees for the Sustainia Award. Submissions of projects are open until 20 April via sustainia.me.

On Climate Messaging, the Devil is in the Details

US Ranks 121st out of 132 Countries on Climate Performance
Article

If climate change is humanity’s greatest challenge, a close second must be uniting people around the common goal of overcoming it. 

Consumers Still Purchasing, But May Not Be "Buying" Companies' Environmental Claims

Most Americans Don’t Believe Companies Are Addressing All Environmental Impacts
Press Release

(3BL Media) Boston - March 27, 2012 - Eight-in-ten Americans don’t believe companies are addressing all of their environmental impacts, and only 44 percent trust companies’ green claims. This skepticism may even affect sales. In fact, as many as 77 percent would be willing to boycott if misled, according to the 2012 Cone Green Gap Trend Tracker.

Cradle to Grave – Consumers Expect it All

Can High-Bandwidth Communication Help Solve the Problem of Global Warming?

Paul Dickinson, Chair of the Carbon Disclosure Project, believes that it can - by cutting out 50 percent of human transport, drastically reducing the emissions that contribute to climate change.
Article

Can high-bandwidth communication help solve the problem of global warming? Paul Dickinson, Chair of the Carbon Disclosure Project, believes that it can - by cutting out 50 percent of human transport, drastically reducing the emissions that contribute to climate change.

Inviting Consumers to Innovate

Blog

Smart companies are embracing the notion that sometimes the best ideas come from unexpected sources, outside of their four walls.

LEED® AP Training at Environmental Systems, Inc., in Brookfield, WI

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Leonardo Academy and WGBA Partner to Present a One-Day LEED Training Course for the LEED Accredited Professional Operations and Maintenance Exam on April 10, 2012 in Brookfield, WI

Press Release

Leonardo Academy and WGBA Partner to Present a One-Day LEED Training Course for the LEED Accredited Professional Operations and Maintenance Exam on April 10, 2012 in Brookfield, WI

Verizon Announces Aggressive Sustainability Goal

Company Issues Its First Combined Annual and Corporate Responsibility Report; Outlines Strategy for Delivering Long-Term Shareholder Value by Addressing Social Issues Such as Health Care and Energy
Press Release

Webinar Recap: Five Practices to Engage Employees with BBMG

Blog

For the February edition of our Best Practices Network Webinar Series, we talked with Raphael Bemporad, Chief Strategy Officer at BBMG about the “Five Practices to Engage Employees in Sustainability.” BBMG is a brand innovation firm dedicated to the intersection of branding, sustainability and social purpose.

Latest North American Data Help Track Industrial Pollution, Support Sustainability Efforts

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• Updated, integrated North American database details a reported 4.9 billion kilograms of pollutants, including cross-border transfers.
• Multi-year database allows tracking of changes in pollutant releases over time.
• Improved search tools allow users to explore pollutant releases and transfers from specific facilities and sectors at local and continental levels using charts and maps.

Press Release

• Updated, integrated North American database details a reported 4.9 billion kilograms of pollutants, including cross-border transfers.
• Multi-year database allows tracking of changes in pollutant releases over time.
• Improved search tools allow users to explore pollutant releases and transfers from specific facilities and sectors at local and continental levels using charts and maps.

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