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Leonardo Academy Facilitates Clean Diesel Projects for Wisconsin School Bus Fleets

Press Release

(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) Madison, Wisconsin - February 15, 2011 - Every day tens of thousands of school children across Wisconsin ride on school buses that utilize diesel fuel, exposing them to hazardous pollutants and increasing their potential to suffer from adverse health effects.

Emissions: Why Focus on the Supply Chain?

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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As the discussion continues on emissions, many companies are reevaluating the internal and external impacts that pending legislation may have on costs.  For the first time, executives are viewing emissions from a more targeted vantage point.  When viewed as a waste stream and part of total lifecycle cost, emission reduction in the supply chain may present itself as a huge business value opportunity in the immediate future. 

Oversight Critical to SRM

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Failure to foresee the financial risk and resulting challenges of the economic slowdown are believed by many to have been a contributing factor to many of the challenges businesses faced.  Executives and their companies were playing catch-up when they could have been focused on implementing a set of predefined mitigation strategies.

How Cloud Computing Helps Small Business to Reduce Emissions and Improve Productivity

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Good news for small businesses leveraging the power of cloud computing.  According to the post, Study: Cloud computing for business uses less energy, computing is more efficient when it's concentrated in the "cloud" at giant data centers and " the greatest energy and greenhouse reductions can be achieved by small businesses with fewer than 100 users."  

2011 Business Planning - Building a Safe Harbor

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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“Our plans miscarry because they have no aim. When a man does not know what harbor he is making for, no wind is the right wind.” -- Seneca 

How Does Your Business Mitigate Sustainability Risk?

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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According to the post, Sustainability Practices Are Really Risk Management, "Sustainability today is not about greenwashing for most corporations; instead, it’s about managing risk, according to Peter Graf, Executive Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer for SAP.

Business Sustainability: Airbag for Business Risk

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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The report, The Impact of Regulatory Costs on Small Firms, assessed the overall cost of federal regulation on small businesses in five major sectors of the U.S.

CSRminute: Sara Lee Scores on Maplecroft's Climate Innovation Index; Mission Markets Intros Social Exchange for Investors

Summary: 

theCSRminute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsible 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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theCSRminute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsible 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.

Ready for REDD+? Connecting forests to carbon emissions markets

An interview with Dorjee Sun, CEO of Carbon Conservation
Summary: 

In this episode, we are joined by Dorjee Sun, CEO of Carbon Conservation, a forest carbon financing and management company, to talk about the work his company is doing to protect forests and help get these carbon reduction markets out of the woods. Listen to the episode at www.ceres.org/podcast.

Press Release

In this episode, we are joined by Dorjee Sun, CEO of Carbon Conservation, a forest carbon financing and management company, to talk about the work his company is doing to protect forests and help get these carbon reduction markets out of the woods. Listen to the episode at www.ceres.org/podcast.

Call for Applications: Open Seats on Emissions Standard Committee in the Producer, Environmentalist and General Interest Category

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Leonardo Academy announces a call for applications for three open seats on the LEO-5000 Emissions Inventories, Offsets and Reduction Credits Standard Committee.  The open seats are in the Producer, Environmentalist, and General Interest Category.

Press Release

Leonardo Academy announces a call for applications for three open seats on the LEO-5000 Emissions Inventories, Offsets and Reduction Credits Standard Committee.  The open seats are in the Producer, Environmentalist, and General Interest Category.

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