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Enbridge, Southwest Airlines, Scotiabank, and Green Living Give and Receive Socially Responsible Awards - CSR Minute for January 30, 2013

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Enbridge has been named to the Global 100 ranking of the Most Sustainable Corporations in the World, published by Corporate Knights, a Canadian magazine. The ranking is based on Enbridge’s economic, environmental, and social performance in 2012, and is the fifth consecutive year that the company has been included on the Global 100, recently recognized as one of most credible corporate sustainability rankings.

2013 Scotiabank EcoLiving Awards Entry Deadline Quickly Approaching!

Submission Deadline Close for 2013 Scotiabank EcoLiving Awards in Business Leadership, Innovation and Student Leadership
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January 18, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Got a great home energy efficiency solution? If so you could win a share of $75,000 in awards being offered through the Scotiabank EcoLiving Awards - but time to enter is running out! Submissions must be made to the Scotiabank EcoLiving website by February 15, 2013 to be considered for one of three awards.

The Scotiabank EcoLiving Awards is a unique Canada-wide awards program that recognizes businesses, innovators and students for excellence in the development of home energy efficiency products, services and solutions.

Rebuilding Together And Caesars Foundation Deliver Safe, Healthy Homes And Big Savings Just In Time For The Holidays

Projects in Hammond, Ind., Las Vegas, Nev. and New Orleans, La. signal year-long commitment to improve and educate communities on environmentally friendly living
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WASHINGTON, December 21, 2012 /3BL Media/ - The holidays came a little early this year for five Veterans as hundreds of volunteers helped to rebuild the homes in Hammond, Ind., Las Vegas and New Orleans. These November rebuild projects marked the beginning of a yearlong collaboration between Rebuilding Together, a Safe and Healthy Housing organization that believes Community Starts at Home, Caesars Foundation and Caesars Entertainment Corporation HERO employee volunteers to make individuals’ homes safe and energy efficient.

Volunteers Spruce Up Pepper Drive K-8 School as part of Green Apple Day of Service

Santee teachers and administrators also learned how to make their classrooms healthier and more sustainable
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(3BL Media) San Diego, CA – October 8, 2012 – More than  60 volunteers completed several school improvement projects at Pepper Drive K-8 School in the Santee School District as part of Green Apple Day of Service on Saturday, September 29, 2012.  Balfour Beatty Construction partnered with the San Diego Chapter of the U.S.

Western Union Gives $2.7M to Non-profits; 13 Bay Area Companies Join CA Best Buildings Challenge; Green Living Holds First Green Jobs Forum - CSR Minute for September 24, 2012

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The Western Union Foundation has given more than $2.7 million to 63 charitable organizations in 21 countries during the first six months of 2012. The grants were targeted to create economic opportunity or to provide relief from natural disasters. Western Union employees who volunteer with NGOs and who participate in the Foundation’s partnership with the Ashoka program recommended half of the non-profits that received funding.

Curiosity Sparking the Value in Green Living

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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In a perfect world, our world's energy is powered by renewable sources, business sustainability is the norm, and sustainable lifestyles abound.  While we're not quite there yet, as a sustainability consultant, I ask, "What will get us there?"  
 

Personal Sustainability Plan 101: What's Yours?

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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The web is full of information and advice on personal sustainability, sometimes to the point that it can put one into information overload.  However if you are looking for a ‘how-to’ path to personal sustainability, you are more likely to discover a variety of definitions, perspectives, and approaches to applying general sustainability concepts.

Recyclebank Announces Acquisition of GreenYour

Company to incorporate go-to guide for green living; founder Andrew Shapiro to join Sustainability Advisory Council
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) NEW YORK, NY—WEDNESDAY, MAY 25, 2011—Recyclebank®, the company that rewards people for taking everyday green actions with discounts and deals from local and national businesses, today announced the acquisition of GreenYour, the go-to guide for green living. The GreenYour website has aggregated hundreds of eco-friendly tips and thousands of products to help people live a more sustainable life.

Answering the Question of What is Green Living?

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Look around and you'll see going green slogans everywhere.  The web is full of information on going green, living a sustainable lifestyle and advice on personal sustainability.   For many, this mountain of information can be confusing and at times a little overwhelming.

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