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A Surround Sound Approach to Sustainable Fashion: Four Years After the Rana Plaza Factory Collapse

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Today marks the beginning of Fashion Revolution Week remembering the Rana Plaza factory collapse, which many deem the deadliest disaster in the history of the garment industry. The tragedy, which took place on April 24, 2013, brought the fashion industry’s supply chain issues to light and sparked a global conversation between companies, consumers and workers.

World Immunization Week: Partnering to Improve Vaccine Access in Ethiopia

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Meet Tiringo Alamirew Dersie from Ethiopia. She envisions a future in which her four children have an opportunity to live their healthiest lives possible. Key to achieving that vision is ensuring her children have access to needed vaccines.

“I will do whatever I need to do to make sure they achieve their dreams,” Tiringo says.

Major US Investors Oppose Legislation That Would Stifle Filing of Shareholder Resolutions with Companies

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“Most severe attack on shareholder rights in 50 years,” says one investor; new investor research paper outlines wide-ranging benefits of shareholder proxy tool

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“Most severe attack on shareholder rights in 50 years,” says one investor; new investor research paper outlines wide-ranging benefits of shareholder proxy tool

The Specter of Malaria That Resists Treatment, New Photo Essay from Novartis

The fight against malaria continues to advance, led by the hard work of countless people in their communities. On World Malaria Day, a new photo essay from Novartis presents a collection of scenes on the ground.
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The fight against malaria continues to advance in Southeast Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa, led by the hard work of countless people like Agnes Akoth and Dismus Mwalukwanda, who head out every day to their communities with a firm belief that they can make a difference.

Mohawk Industries 2016 Sustainability Report Highlights How the Company Leverages Innovation to Push the Boundaries of Sustainability

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CALHOUN, Ga. April 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ — The 2016 Sustainability Report released by Mohawk Industries online today paints a comprehensive picture of the company’s innovation, passion and commitment to a better tomorrow and illustrates once again why the world’s largest flooring company is also the industry leader in sustainable technology.

Cisco Opens New Solar Facility to Power San Jose Campus

by Catherine Paquette, Business Analyst, Global Energy Management and Sustainability (GEMS)
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Today, I attended the opening of Cisco’s new solar energy facility in Blythe, California. This facility, built by NRG Energy, Inc., will generate renewable power for use at our San Jose headquarters.

National Rebuilding Month: Volunteers

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Thanks to nearly 43,000 volunteers, Rebuilding Together completed over 1,900 home and community projects during National Rebuilding Month in 2016. Be a part of the impact this year!

Republic Services Celebrates Earth Day in Bridgeton with Expansion of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG)-Powered Fleet

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BRIDGETON, Mo., April 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Republic Services announced the unveiling of the compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station and the addition of 20 new CNG-powered trucks to serve customers throughout Bridgeton. The new CNG trucks replace older diesel-powered trucks, and bring the total number of natural gas vehicles operated locally by Republic to 133.

Republic Services Commemorates Earth Day in Daly City with Expansion of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG)-Powered Fleet

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DALY CITY, Calif., April 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Republic Services announced the unveiling of the new compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station and the addition of 22 new CNG-powered trucks to serve customers of Daly City. The new CNG trucks replace older diesel-powered trucks in the Company’s fleet.

Cox and The Trust For Public Land Seek Public Nominations for California’s 2017 Cox Conserves Heroes Awards

$20,000 to be donated to local environmental nonprofits
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CALIFORNIA, April 24, 2017 /3BL Media/— Cox Communications, in partnership with The Trust for Public Land, is asking the public to nominate their local environmental heroes for California’s 2017 Cox Conserves Heroes awards program.

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