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Who Will Pay For Climate Change Consequences?

By: Gary Lawrence, Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer at AECOM
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A number of initiatives, including the United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Recovery and the University of Notre Dame Global Adaptation Index, have been developing models to assess climate risk at various scales.  The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development has been trying to put numbers on the cost of adaptation. The journal Nature Climate Change recently published a paper entitled “Future Flood Losses in Major Coastal Cities” full of some very sobering numbers.

Business Suits Delivered to New Orleans Domestic Violence Shelters for Women Searching for Jobs

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Jan. 17, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Independent Sales Directors attending the Mary Kay Leadership conference in New Orleans take time from conference activities to donate gently used professional attire to domestic violence survivors searching for jobs. The suits will be delivered to Crescent House, Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans and The Metropolitan Center for Women and Children. This is part of Mary Kay Inc. and the Mary Kay Foundation’s Suits for Shelters program.

New Orleans-Area Ashleigh Foxworth Receives 2013 “Maytag® Dependable Leader” Award

Award recognizes Boys & Girls Club professionals and volunteers who exemplify leadership and dependability with $20,000 grant for their club
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NEW ORLEANS, LA, JAN 2, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Maytag® brand and Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) announced that Ashleigh Foxworth has been named a “2013 Maytag Dependable Leader” in recognition for her demonstrated commitment to dependability and dedication to keeping youth on the path to achieve great futures.

Samsung and ENERGY STAR Give Back to Local Communities in Need in New Orleans

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WATCH Samsung and ENERGY STAR Give Back to Local Communities in Need in New Orleans

On October 5th, Samsung and ENERGY STAR kicked off its ENERGY STAR Day celebrations with Rebuilding Together in New Orleans. Rebuilding Together gathers hundreds of volunteers to help improve the homes and lives of low-income homeowners nationwide.

Rebuilding Together And Caesars Foundation Honor Veterans By Extending A Helping Hand At Home

Projects in Atlantic City, Las Vegas, New Orleans and North San Diego center on sustainable and safe living
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October 30, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Nails, paint, energy efficient light bulbs and countless helping hands will come to the aid of six U.S. veterans scatter across the country. In the week leading up to and following Veterans Day, hundreds of Caesars Entertainment and Rebuilding Together volunteers will honor Veterans Day in a big way by performing safety upgrades and beautification projects on four homes, a local high school and a community Veterans of Foreign Wars Post building.

Get The Lead Out: Kevin Drum & Sarah Hess

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The policy decisions we make today will have an impact on the next hundred years and beyond. It kind of makes you think, what policy decisions from the last century are we dealing with today? This week on Sea Change Radio, we focus on lead, a heavy metal whose regulation was slow to follow the discovery that it was highly toxic. The lag time meant the widespread use of this hazardous element as an ingredient in everyday substances like gasoline and house paint, and a toxic legacy that is still being felt.

Capital One Bank To Donate Up to $100,000 to Hurricane Isaac Relief Efforts

Donations give organizations the opportunity to help residents recover
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(3BL Media) New Orleans, LA - September 13, 2012 - Capital One Bank today announced contributions totaling up to $100,000 to support Gulf Coast communities impacted by Hurricane Isaac.

The $100,000 donation includes $50,000 to the Greater New Orleans Foundation (GNOF) and $30,000 to the Baton Rouge Area Foundation (BRAF), and Capital One also will match donations by its associates totaling up to $20,000 to the Red Cross of Southeast Louisiana, GNOF, BRAF, Salvation Army and Habitat for Humanity.

Seeing the Differences We Make In Our Communities

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From Berkley Pollard, Director, Clinical Quality Assurance, Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc.

Recently, I attended the National Urban League conference (NUL) in New Orleans to help with a program sponsored by Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc., which offered free vision evaluations to the neighboring communities.

Unilever Buys 100% Sustainable Palm Oil; Eco by Cosentino Partners with Brad Pitt's Make It Right; Ecolab Saves Water for Pepsico - CSR Minute for August 7, 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.

Greenwashing in the Oil Industry? Say It's Not True . . .

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In the past two weeks, there has been a lot of press about Chevron’s announcement that that it will sell all four of its US coal mines by the end of the year. The company says it is getting out of coal because the technology for converting coal to liquid won’t be available for another 10-15 years, and that even then technology might not be viable, and that the company will focus on “other operations.” In other words, it’s purely a business decision.

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In the past two weeks, there has been a lot of press about Chevron’s announcement that that it will sell all four of its US coal mines by the end of the year. The company says it is getting out of coal because the technology for converting coal to liquid won’t be available for another 10-15 years, and that even then technology might not be viable, and that the company will focus on “other operations.” In other words, it’s purely a business decision.

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