Mary Kay Joins Forces with California Domestic Violence Advocates at the Capitol March 6

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Sacramento, March 6, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Mary Kay Inc. and members of the Mary Kay independent sales force, together with the California Partnership to End Domestic Violence (the Partnership) are coming to the State Capitol to raise awareness about the importance of domestic violence program funding. As part of the annual Legislative Action Day on March 6th, Mary Kay representatives will help educate California lawmakers about crucial counseling, education and prevention programs, and the importance of state support for these life-saving services.

Key Global Stakeholders Sign Letters of Support for REDD+ in California’s Climate Policy

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SAN FRANCISCO, July 18, 2013 /3BL Media/ — As the California Air Resources Board prepares to consider moving forward on international initiatives to Reduce Emissions from Deforestation & Forest Degradation (REDD+) within the state’s climate policy, a large consortium of key stakeholders – from multinational corporations to global NGOs and indigenous community leaders – have rallied in support of REDD+.

Apple, San Diego International Airport, SolarCity and Sapphire Energy Join Call for U.S. Action on Climate Change

140+ California Companies Say Climate Change is the “Greatest Economic Opportunity Of the 21st Century”
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SAN DIEGO, CA, February 25, 2014 /3BL Media/ - As California battles the worst drought in centuries, more than a dozen major California-based businesses, including Apple, SolarCity, San Diego International Airport, Sungevity, and Sapphire Energy today signed the Climate Declaration, a business leader call to action that urges federal and state policymakers to seize the economic opportunity of addressing climate cha

Cut Water Use for Today’s Drought—And Tomorrow’s


California is experiencing its driest year on record, facing a drought that impacts industries across the state: electricity, farming, fishing, even tourism. Governor Jerry Brown declared the drought a statewide emergency last January, and President Obama visited the state on Friday to speak firsthand with farmers and other stakeholders about how the drought is impacting them.

U.S. Drought: Is This the New Normal?


By now most of the country is aware of the severe drought conditions impacting California. Now entering its third year, it is also affecting neighboring states and is an increasing cause for concern. 

Peter Gleick on the California Drought

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2013 was the driest year on record in California, and the state’s snowpack is at 12% of what it should be. Considering that this state alone houses an eighth of the US population, maintains over 25 million acres of farmland with a GDP larger than that of Canada, the current California drought reaches well beyond the borders of the golden state.

#DardenDigest: Mock Interviews that Help and Inspire


The Southern California regional branch of College Summit hosted its second annual mock interview event, a two day experience for more than 100 high school seniors to show off what they had learned from their College Summit curriculum and to develop the skills they would one day need to enter the workforce. Sitting at a table across from these students, I felt so proud and excited for them for all that would be possible after they graduate. I hope that I helped and gave them some extra motivation to conquer anything that was ahead.

NativeEnergy Announces Acquisition of Assets of SunOne Solutions

Expands capacity with sequestration projects for both voluntary and California cap-and-trade carbon markets
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Burlington, Vt., Jan. 27, 2014 /3BL Media/ – NativeEnergy, Inc., a preeminent developer and retailer of carbon offset projects, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of substantially all of the business and assets of SunOne Solutions, known for its reputation as a leading developer of land-based carbon offset projects.

The Grass is Always Greener: Scott Zeramby and Shaka King

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When most people think about a controversy surrounding marijuana, they think about medicinal uses or outright legalization. But there’s also an environmental controversy. Would you be surprised to learn that indoor cannabis production is responsible for about 3% of all electricity use in the state of California? When you consider that a single industrial grow light uses about the same amount of electricity as 28 refrigerators, it starts to make sense.

SAI Advisory Board Meeting Convenes in California

5-year strategic planning meeting provides direction for future SAI endeavors and moves to enhance the reliability and overall impact of SA8000 through a new Social Fingerprint application process.

On November 12-14, SAI convened its semi-annual multi-stakeholder Advisory Board meeting hosted by the Walt Disney Company in Burbank, California. This meeting was devoted to outlining the main elements in our  5-year strategic plan. The focus for the next 5 years include:


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