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The North Face Gets A Sustainable New Headquarters

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It’s a pretty exciting day for us at The North Face as today we moved into our new headquarters in Alameda California.  We are joined by our VF Outdoor coalition partners JanSport and lucy at this new location. The new 14-acre campus embodies the brands’ outdoor ethos and commitment to their associates, community and the environment. The goal from the beginning was to create a work environment that mirrored the commitment to the outdoors that The North Face believes in.

Battle of the Brands: Hurley v.s. Quiksilver

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Author: Julia Gil

With more companies emphasizing their CSR practices, more consumers begin to value and choose products based on ethical practices rather than economic reasoning. Consumers then instinctively rate these sustainable companies based on how well they manage to integrate their “sustainable concepts” with their products and services.

Buy Some Coffee, Plant Some Trees with Reunion Island Coffee

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Reunion Island Coffee plants 2 trees for every pound of coffee sold on its website.

This Canadian company has such a large number of sustainability programs and initiatives that they use the umbrella term “Reach” to encompass them all.  As a specialty coffee roaster they know that sustainable coffee farming is critical to their success and so they have developed a strong working relationship with farm certification teams at the Rainforest Alliance and Fair Trade to establish relationships with farming cooperatives to give back to their communities.

Banorte Among Top 10 Companies to Work for in Mexico in 2012

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• Banorte ranked 6 th among thousand companies with more than 5 thousand employees, as assessed by the Great Place to Work Institute Mexico. • Among the major banks operating in the country, the Mexican institution was the best positioned in this assessment. • "Achieving this recognition in a year that we go through the process of merging with Ixe, is particularly significant" Alejandro Valenzuela. • On the other hand, in a study on the quality of service Banking Mexico by Master Research, Banorte and Ixe obtained the highest marks in Internet security operations.

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• Banorte ranked 6 th among thousand companies with more than 5 thousand employees, as assessed by the Great Place to Work Institute Mexico. • Among the major banks operating in the country, the Mexican institution was the best positioned in this assessment. • "Achieving this recognition in a year that we go through the process of merging with Ixe, is particularly significant" Alejandro Valenzuela. • On the other hand, in a study on the quality of service Banking Mexico by Master Research, Banorte and Ixe obtained the highest marks in Internet security operations.

Domtar Uses ‘Mad Men’ Season Premiere to Promote the Benefits of Reading on Paper

Ad in Special Edition of Newsweek Has a 1960s Feel, But the Message Still Applies: Studies Show You Read 30 Percent Faster
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(3BL Media) Montreal - March 19, 2012 - Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) today announced  that with Newsweek planning a retro edition to promote the new season of “Mad Men,” Domtar will run a 1960s-style ad that shows while we live in a more digital age, people still read faster on paper.

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