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Frito-Lay Passes Million-Mile Electric Vehicle Milestone

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Frito-Lay and parent company PepsiCo have a long-standing commitment to environmental sustainability, and the snack brand has delivered on another milestone as their all-electric trucks have just charged their way to one million miles.

HP, Staples Launch New Electronics Recycling Program; Walgreens, Car Charging Group Expand Service in Florida; Aveeno Starts "Be an Active Natural" Fund - CSR Minute for April 27, 2012

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The CSR Minute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsibility news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.

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The CSR Minute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsibility news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.

Final Lap for EcoCAR: The NeXt Challenge

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Last week, students from Virginia Tech University took top honors when they were named the overall winners of EcoCAR: The NeXt Challenge after designing and building an exceptional extended-range electric vehicle using E85.  The Ohio State University and the University of Waterloo took second and third.

Voters in America’s Auto & Manufacturing Heartland Want 60 MPG Fuel Economy Standard by 2025

1,600 likely Ohio and Michigan voters surveyed by the Mellman Group for Ceres, see job and national security benefits as well as big savings at the pump
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Washington, D.C. - May 25, 2011 - A new poll of 800 likely Michigan voters and 800 likely Ohio voters found overwhelming and intense support for requiring the auto industry to increase average fuel economy to 60 miles per gallon by 2025 and reduce carbon dioxide pollution from new cars, pickup trucks, minivans and SUVs. The poll was conducted by The Mellman Group for Ceres from April 9-12.                        

GM, Auto Industry, and Drivers Better Positioned for Changing Fuel Prices

GM White Paper summarizes industry trends and GM fuel economy initiatives
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DETROIT – Recent jumps in prices at the pump are again making fuel economy a hot topic.  Reporters and analysts speculate about how high prices might go, how global events might affect oil prices, and how the auto business might be impacted.  Drivers, anxious over prices that seem to increase with each fill-up, wonder what next week will bring.

Amory Lovins: Beyond the Electric Car

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 By Berit Anderson

Amory Lovins, Chairman and Chief Scientist of the Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI), is a big-picture alternative energy type, with the background to prove it. Author of 29 published books and with 11 honorary doctorates, Lovins was named a MacArthur Fellow. In 2009, Time Magazine named him one of the Top 100 Most Influential People.

Natural Gas ‘Fracking,’ Water Scarcity, Electric Vehicles and China-U.S. Clean Energy Race Top Agenda at Ceres Conference, May 11-12, Oakland

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Oakland, CA - April 26, 2011 - Six hundred business leaders, investors, environmentalists and policy-makers will gather at the Ceres annual conference, Igniting Innovation, Scaling Sustainability, May 11-12 at Oakland’s Marriott City Center to accelerate the transition to a sustainable economy while tackling thorny issues, such as natural gas ‘fracking,’ water scarcity and how to fi

GM Leads in Clean-Energy Patents

Ranking demonstrates GM’s commitment to sustainable transportation
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) DETROIT, MI - April 15, 2011 – General Motors received more clean-energy patents last year than any other organization, according to the Clean Energy Patent Growth Index of U.S. patents. GM’s 135 patents represent nearly 14 percent of the total 1,881 received by 700 entities.

EV Batteries vs. a Minnesota Winter: Which Will Prevail?

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We know Minnesotans are hardy stock, but will their electric cars match their owners’ mettle? That’s one of the things being tested by the City of St. Paul and Drive Electric Minnesota, a collaboration of businesses, nonprofits and government agencies in the Twin Cities.

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