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National Geographic Channel Launches 'Expedition Granted'

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In an effort to push the boundaries of what defines exploration, the National Geographic Channel this week announced Expedition Granted, a nationwide competition in the U.S. to find and fund the next generation of explorers. The contest will accept project proposals from a range of disciplines, and the winner will receive a $50,000 grant toward his/her dream expedition.

General Mills Ranked 37th in U.S. and 65th Globally in 2014 Newsweek Green Rankings

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Minneapolis, June 5, 2014 /3BL Media/ — Today General Mills was named to Newsweek’s 2014 Green Rankings for its commitment to corporate sustainability and efficiently managing environmental impact within the company’s operations. The rankings are a respected and credible assessment of environmental performance. This year, General Mills ranks 37th out of 500 best publicly traded U.S. companies and 65th out of 500 best publicly traded global companies, the company’s highest placements since the rankings were initiated in 2009.

Chrysler Group Volunteer Program Revs Up to Drive Social Change

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  • Chrysler Group partners with Stop Hunger Now for employee volunteer effort to create 70,000 meal packages to support school feeding programs and crisis relief in Brazil
  • Newly named ‘Motor Citizens’ volunteer program gives 18,000 Chrysler Group salaried employees time off to ‘Be an Engine for Change’ in their communities
  • Chrysler Group dealers enhance community involvement efforts with addition of online toolkit
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  • Chrysler Group partners with Stop Hunger Now for employee volunteer effort to create 70,000 meal packages to support school feeding programs and crisis relief in Brazil
  • Newly named ‘Motor Citizens’ volunteer program gives 18,000 Chrysler Group salaried employees time off to ‘Be an Engine for Change’ in their communities
  • Chrysler Group dealers enhance community involvement efforts with addition of online toolkit

Wheelabrator Proudly Sponsors Fabien Cousteau’s Mission 31

Groundbreaking Research Journey Enables Middle School Students to “Connect to the Oceans”
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HAMPTON, N.H., June 1, 2014 /3BL Media/ — With the support of sponsor Wheelabrator Technologies, third-generation ocean explorer Fabien Cousteau today launched Mission 31, a 31-day long research mission in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary aboard Aquarius, the only underwater marine habitat and lab in the world. The partnership is part of Cousteau’s participation in the 20th annual Wheelabrator Symposium for Environment and Education, the company’s annual youth eco-summit, at which Cousteau shared his plans for the pioneering dive.

Food and Agriculture Business Principles Unveiled Today in Rome

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ROME, 13 May 2014 /3BL Media/ - The UN Global Compact today introduced the Food and Agriculture Business Principles in Rome.

Sodexo Commitment to Excellence in Food Safety Earns Recognition From International Association for Food Protection With 2014 Black Pearl Award

Sodexo’s leadership in food safety and quality assurance includes a focus on knowledge sharing with the larger food industry
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Gaithersburg, MD, May 13, 2014 /3BL Media/ - The International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) announced today that it selected Sodexo as the 2014 recipient of the prestigious Black Pearl Award. The award recognizes a company for its outstanding commitment to, and achievement in, corporate excellence in food safety and quality.

Sustainable Agriculture Standard - Webinar Series Recordings

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LEO-4000 is intended to help users navigate the increasingly confusing range of proprietary sustainability labels, specifications, information requests, and guides for agricultural products. It is a comprehensive sustainability standard that provides a stable and reliable platform for producers to use in documenting and communicating their sustainability achievements while demonstrating compliance with other sustainability requirements and remaining flexible to meet the diverse needs of agriculture.

Quiz: What You Don't Know About Food, Water, and Energy

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You know that food gives you energy, and water is essential for life. But did you know how much energy and water go into the food you eat?
 

McDonald's Partners with How2Recycle to Increase Recycling Rates

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Although nearly three-quarters of restaurant operators report using “back-of-house” recycling programs, only 43 percent have consumer-facing recycling efforts, according to a survey by the 

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