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Toyota 2012 North American Environmental Report Feature: Green Innovation [Video]

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Toyota's approach to future transportation focuses on developing technologies to meet the world's mobility needs sustainably. We deployed hydrogen fuel cell vehicles as part of a national demonstration program because we believe hydrogen holds great potential as a clean, renewable fuel.

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Pepsico Philippines Opens Seventh Community Water Station Through Waterhope Program

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In partnership with the Wholistic Transformation Resource Center (WTRC), PepsiCo Philippines helped open a seventh Waterhope station in Gapan, Nueva Ecija, Philippines. A ribbon-cutting ceremony took place in Gapan City to celebrate the opening. 

3 Companies that Are Making Money by Embracing Sustainability

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Superstorm Sandy and the subsequent Nor’easter were the biggest news this week and last. The combination of two powerful forces resulted in unprecedented and widespread damage. Our thoughts are with those who have been impacted.

Green Living Show Announcment

The Green Living Show 2013 – April 12-14th
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December 21, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Shop. Taste. Learn. Play. Be inspired by speakers, products, services, and innovations that are positively impacting our health and the earth.

What:

The Green Living Show is North America’s largest consumer show dedicated to workable solutions for leading a healthy and sustainable lifestyle. This three-day event offers inspiration for all ages and features influential speakers, innovative products, educational demonstrations and fun activities for the entire family.

Performance Meets Sustainability with Ecolab's Hydris On-Site Generation Cleaning System

System provides commercial building managers with powerful, cost-effective and sustainable cleaning solutions
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ST. PAUL, Minn., December 21, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Ecolab Inc. introduces Hydris™, an innovative on-site generation system that combines water, electricity and mineral activator tablets with unique, patented electrolytic cell technology to produce three powerful daily cleaners that deliver affordable and sustainable cleaning for a variety of hard surfaces.

Chrysler Group LLC Transforms Customer Experience in the Service Lane

Mopar's New Tablet Technology Checks Customers Into Service Lane Within Seconds
Summary: 
  • Chrysler is first automaker to provide factory-connected tablet technology in service lane
  • Service advisors step out from behind traditional customer-service desk
  • Customers checked in with wiADVISOR™ as they pull into service lane
  • wiADVISOR instantly provides customer profile, vehicle service history and factory-required maintenance information for Chrysler, Jeep®, Dodge, Ram, Fiat and SRT vehicles
  • wiADVISOR platform now available across Chrysler Group's U.S. dealership network with plans for global implementation
  • Platform is fully integrated into Chrysler Group LLC systems and across most Dealer Management Systems (DMS)
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  • Chrysler is first automaker to provide factory-connected tablet technology in service lane
  • Service advisors step out from behind traditional customer-service desk
  • Customers checked in with wiADVISOR™ as they pull into service lane
  • wiADVISOR instantly provides customer profile, vehicle service history and factory-required maintenance information for Chrysler, Jeep®, Dodge, Ram, Fiat and SRT vehicles
  • wiADVISOR platform now available across Chrysler Group's U.S. dealership network with plans for global implementation
  • Platform is fully integrated into Chrysler Group LLC systems and across most Dealer Management Systems (DMS)

Verizon Foundation Awards $150,000 in Grants to Save the Children, U.S. Fund for UNICEF and World Wildlife Fund

In First 'Spirit of the Season' Campaign, Employees' Choices Directed Distribution of Grants
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NEW YORK, December 20, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Three international nonprofit organizations will each receive a $50,000 grant from the Verizon Foundation as a result of the company’s first Spirit of the Season employee-participation campaign, which ran from Nov. 26 to Dec. 14.

The Top Seven Reasons Board Candidates Choose One Nonprofit Over Another

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For over two decades, I’ve had the honor and privilege of guiding hundreds of business executives and professionals in choosing the nonprofit boards on which they’ll serve. Each candidate experiences a personal journey exploring regional, national and perhaps global organizations, sorting through a plethora of causes and considering nonprofits that are at vastly different stages--from start-up enterprises to century-old institutions.

When making their final choice, here are the seven considerations board candidates tend to take most seriously:

Business People on Nonprofit Boards: Advancing Organizations and Developing as Leaders

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Through service on nonprofit boards, business people from Fortune 500 companies bring valuable experience and expertise to bear in helping nonprofits to achieve their vital missions. A highly effective board will fulfill its work in partnership with the head of the nonprofit organization by envisioning the organization’s greater potential, creating the revenue model and maximizing financial success, and ensuring the organization’s integrity and high-impact results.

GE, MetLife and Union Bank to Invest $247 Million in Kansas Wind Farm

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General Electric Co, Metlife Inc and Union Bank said they invested $247 million in a 201-megawatt(MW) wind farm in Kansas.

GE will provide 134 wind turbines to the Post Rock wind farm, commissioned by renewable energy and waste management investor NTR Plc.

The farm will sell power to Westar Energy, the largest electric utility in Kansas.

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