Four East Asian Exchanges Commit to Advancing Social Good in Capital Markets – Bringing World Total of “Sustainable Stock Exchanges” to 23

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SEOUL, May 19, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Meeting in Seoul, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the CEO of the Korea Exchange today announced the commitment of the Exchange to promote improved corporate performance on environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues.

Introducing the Sustainable Stock Exchange Initiative (Video)

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The Sustainable Stock Exchanges (SSE) initiative is a peer-to-peer learning platform for exploring how exchanges, in collaboration with investors, regulators, and companies, can enhance corporate transparency – and ultimately performance – on ESG (environmental, social and corporate governance) issues and encourage sustainable investment.

30 Years of Innovation for Michelin at the Shell Eco-marathon


Michelin was involved in the Shell Eco-marathon right at the very beginning in 1985 and has been ever since. In 2015, the Shell Eco-marathon is celebrating its 30th anniversary, a major milestone that represents three decades of competition and innovation. We take a look back at a rich history of innovation in the field of sustainable mobility…

Master Print Earns Green-e Marketplace Certification For Clean Energy Commitment

Washington, D.C.-area commercial printer commits to 100% renewable energy for its operations.
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA, April 14, 2015 /3BL Media/ — Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) today announced that Master Print, a commercial printer in the Washington, D.C. metro area, has committed to powering its operations with 100% renewable energy, and has earned certification by Green-e Marketplace. Master Print is granted the use of the Green-e logo to demonstrate its clean energy commitment, and is able to use the logo on print material that uses Green-e certified paper.

From the Source: EU Conflict Minerals Vote Set


EU Conflict Minerals vote set
EPS. Just as U.S. companies seem to have a handle on conflict minerals legislation, the EU is poised to pass its own law regarding these materials that are widely used in electronics.


A Blueprint for a Sustainable Future

By: Tim Fleming

Let’s be honest. Annual reports don’t always make for the most entertaining reads, but I am genuinely excited about some of the stories in the AT&T 2014 Annual Report. Why? Because they demonstrate a dramatic shift in technology that is delivering real social and environmental benefits today and holds great promise for a more sustainable future. For example:

Fair Trade on the Rise: 2015 Brings Wave of New Fair Trade Certified™ Products

Product launches increased 30% in 2014, helping farmers and workers invest in their futures and improve their communities.
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Oakland, CA, March 5, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Fair Trade USA, the leading third-party certifier of Fair Trade products in North America, announces the launch of hundreds of new Fair Trade Certified™ apparel and consumer packaged goods (CPG) in the first quarter of 2015. These new products add to the nearly 500 Fair Trade Certified items launched in 2014 alone.

Eastman's Corporate Energy Manager is a Star - an ENERGY STAR!

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Eastman’s Corporate Energy Manager, Sharon Nolen, is featured in the current issue of Woman Engineer magazine. In the article, Sharon shares a glimpse into her role at Eastman and the efforts her team has led to result in Eastman’s three ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year awards.

Read the full article here.

Sustainable Coconut Farming: Turning Waste Water to Fertilizer

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PepsiCo Brazil partnered with coconut suppliers in São Mateus, Brazil to send processed effluent from the wastewater treatment plant connected to a PepsiCo coconut supplier, to a neighboring farm to be used for irrigation and as fertilizer. The treated wastewater contains large amounts of nutrients, especially potassium, which is beneficial in coconut farming.

Verizon Communications a Top Socially Responsible Dividend Stock With 4.7% Yield (VZ)


Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE: VZ) has been named a Top Socially Responsible Dividend Stock by Dividend Channel, signifying a stock with above-average "


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