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Give Your Garbage Another Life On Earth Day (April 22)

Keep America Beautiful and Ad Council launch new infographics and new Spanish-language PSAs to encourage Americans to recycle more on Earth Day and every day
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STAMFORD, Conn., April 17, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful and the Ad Council announced today the launch of two new Spanish-language television PSAs and a series of infographics charting the journey of recyclable materials. This launch is a dynamic extension of the groundbreaking “I Want To Be Recycled” multimedia campaign and another national call-to-action to give garbage another life and recycle.

General Mills Releases 2014 Global Responsibility Report

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This is the 44th year General Mills has shared an annual responsibility report with stakeholders and the community. The company works year-round to make progress in the areas most material to our business – health, environment, sourcing, workplace and community engagement.

They've made strong progress in each of these areas this year.

Read more at: http://bit.ly/1h3YuC0.

VolunteerMatch to Pilot International Expansion of Corporate Volunteering Network Using TechSoup Global Technology

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April 16, 2014 /3BL Media/ - VolunteerMatch, the web's largest volunteer engagement network, and TechSoup Global, the international network that leverages technology to help build the capacity of non-governmental organizations (NGOs), announced today a collaboration to increase social impact across the globe.

General Mills Reports Progress on Global Responsibility Commitments

100 percent of General Mills’ 10 priority ingredients will be sustainably sourced by 2020
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MINNEAPOLIS,  April 16, 2014 /3BL Media/ – General Mills released its annual Global Responsibility Report today, outlining its approach to creating economic, environmental and social value in the countries where it operates.  The company reported progress in the areas most material to its business – health, environment, sourcing, workplace and community engagement.

Waterkeeper Alliance Announces 4th Annual SPLASH Series, Presented by Toyota

Thousands of Americans Swim, Paddle and Clean Up Their Local Waterways to Celebrate the Importance of Clean Water Nationwide
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NEW YORK, NEW YORK, April 15, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Waterkeeper Alliance, the global environmental organization dedicated to defending every person’s right to clean water, announced today the locations of its 4th Annual SPLASH Event Series, presented nationally by Toyota.  SPLASH events will take place in waterways across the United States to raise funds to support Waterkeeper Alliance and local Waterkeeper member organizations by engaging community members and clean-water enthusiasts in water-based recreational activities

Enbridge Posts 2013 Annual Corporate Social Responsibility Report Following 2013 Annual Report

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CALGARY, ALBERTA, April 15, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Enbridge Inc. (TSX:ENB) (NYSE:ENB) today published its 2013 annual Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report (csr.enbridge.com/Downloads) which provides a comprehensive overview of the Company's governance, environmental, social and economic performance in 2013.

A Legacy of Service

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By Karen Breakfield, who retired this month after 33 years of service as Administrative Manager, AT&T in Charlotte, NC. She is looking forward to continuing her volunteering and service to the community.

This spring, I am retiring from AT&T after 33 years of service. It is bittersweet to leave a company where I have spent my entire career, and while I am looking forward to my retirement,   I will miss the many amazing opportunities I had while with the company. 

Why do we celebrate Earth Day if the Earth doesn't care?

Google+ Hangout Live Broadcast: Monday, April 21, at 5 p.m. EDT
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Nature always wins. The Earth will experience seismic activity, volcanic activity, pandemics and cyclical changes in climate that will affect our lives in some way. There’s no disputing this, so how can we be ready to keep our families and loved ones safer and more resilient to the weather? How can we work with the knowledge we have on sea-level rise, the frequency of flooding and storms, global population growth, energy use, infrastructure status, water resources and food security? 

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