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Are Americans Financially Healthy?

A groundbreaking study takes a holistic view
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– PART OF WHAT MAKES THE U.S. FINANCIAL HEALTH PULSE ENDEAVOR SO ROBUST is that each report will examine four pillars of financial health: saving, spending, borrowing and planning. “It’s similar to evaluating physical health,” says Evelyn Stark, the assistant vice president of financial health for MetLife Foundation, founding sponsor of CFSI’s financial health work. “You can’t just look at a single factor like blood pressure or cholesterol. You need to look at a range of financial measures and say, ‘What do these tell us about the collective whole?’”

Everlane Partners With The New York Times to Push the Truth of Climate Change

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Although more than seven-in-10 (73%) Americans think global warming is happening and nearly the same amount (72%) say global warming is important to them personally, according to new research from Yale, the concept of climate change is still called into question on a nearly daily basis.

Seafood Joins Fair Trade Revolution, a Scallop at a Time

by The Associated Press
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Fair trade coffee, bananas and ... scallops? Yes, very soon.

Fair trade certification status, which is conferred by independent groups to denote environmental sustainability and fair working conditions, has been around for years. But it's just now on the rise among seafood products in the U.S., where consumer interest in the story behind the fish and shellfish they eat is growing.

Industry Can Lead on Climate Change

by Joe Kaeser, CEO Siemens AG
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A number of major companies — from PepsiCo to Walmart to U.P.S. — have recognized that corporations have a responsibility to address the causes of climate change before it is too late.

HP to Power Texas Data Centers With Wind Energy

By DIANE CARDWELL
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For years, clean energy developers could look to only a small handful of corporations as project partners or customers for their power. Mostly, there was Google, and a few other high-tech companies that worked directly with wind and solar developers to help green their energy use.

Department of Energy Controls Greenhouse Gas with a Turn of the Wrench - Energy Minute for June 20, 2013

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Sometimes it seems as if all the good news about energy efficiency is based on great big ideas such as newly invented technologies, innovative management practices, and visionary strategies. But what if I told you that the equivalent of 1.1 million tons of carbon dioxide, like taking 200,000 cars off the road, has been prevented from escaping into the atmosphere over the last three years by the turns of a wrench?

BSR Conference 2012: Video Highlights

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The BSR Conference 2012 highlight video features BSR CEO & President Aron Cramer, Global Philanthropy Forum's Jane Wales, will.i.am, Allen L. White of the Tellus Institute, BeCause's Mats Lederhausen, Levi's Michael Kobori, Cisco's Tae Yoo, Andy Revkin of The New York Times, Worldwatch Institute's Robert Engelman, Richard Gillies of Marks & Spencer, and many other speakers and attendees. Watch the video.

New York Times: Nike Harnesses 'Girl Effect'

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The New York Times features Nike's "Girl Effect" Campaign in its just-released annual "Giving" section.

Read the full article here: http://nyti.ms/c8zR7o

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The New York Times features Nike's "Girl Effect" Campaign in its just-released annual "Giving" section.

Read the full article here: http://nyti.ms/c8zR7o

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