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David Rolf: Fair Wages and Sustainability

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Economists these days are confirming what many already know – the gap between the haves and have-nots is widening. In the face of soaring productivity over the last several decades, today’s average American workers earn about the same as they did in 1970 when adjusted for inflation. So what happens to sustainability in the face of this trend?

Pacific Northwest's Salish Sea Eyed as Fossil Fuel Gateway

Proposed projects would move oil, gas, and coal through the ecologically sensitive marine area.
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Trains loaded with crude oil from North Dakota's Bakken shale formation rumble past the outfield bleachers of the Seattle Mariners' baseball stadium several times a week. From there, the trains head north, their cargo destined for multiple refineries in Washington State.
 

Verizon Wireless Sends Emergency Relief To Washington Tornado Victims, First Responders and Customers

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WASHINGTON, Ill.,November 19, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Verizon Wireless is providing first responders, its customers and the general public in tornado-struck Washington, Ill., with wireless emergency relief in the form of added wireless communications capabilities including a disaster relief mobile support unit where customers will be able to make calls, charge phones, and connect to the Internet, and additional wireless support at two Red Cross Shelters.

Stone Soup Films for Pro Bono Week 2013

By Liz Norton
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In honor of Pro bono Week 2013 everyone at Stone Soup Films rallied and in short order did what we do best: harness the power of our awesome skilled volunteers to produce and donate a film to a worthy organization.  In this case, though, we made a pro bono film about Pro bono Week highlighting the range of pro bono services that benefit local nonprofits. How meta is that.

Important Work for Washington Policymakers (and Giving Back to the Community)

by Gina Adams, Corporate Vice President of Government Affairs, FedEx Corporation
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As we shift out of recess mode and head back to work, Congress is returning to Washington with important matters that FedEx hopes will be addressed to move our economy and our country forward.

We are encouraged by the momentum on Capitol Hill and within the administration on some of these issues, including corporate tax reform, transportation, and free trade agreements.

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As we shift out of recess mode and head back to work, Congress is returning to Washington with important matters that FedEx hopes will be addressed to move our economy and our country forward.

We are encouraged by the momentum on Capitol Hill and within the administration on some of these issues, including corporate tax reform, transportation, and free trade agreements.

Shared Gifting Skagit County, WA

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RSF is excited to announce the participants of the next Shared Gifting circle focused on sustainable food and agriculture organizations in Skagit County. The participants, listed below, were nominated by RSF’s community of investors, donors, borrowers, and grantees. In addition, we worked with RSF borrower Viva Farms, to identify key non-profit organizations working the Skagit region.

Second Annual ANNpower Vital Voices Leadership Forum Inspires and Empowers the Next Generation of Women Leaders

Award-winning Actress Kate Hudson and ANN INC. President and CEO Kay Krill Among Participating Mentors
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NEW YORK, April 5, 2013 / 3BL Media /PRNewswire/ -- ANN INC. (NYSE: ANN), the parent Company of Ann Taylor and LOFT, and Vital Voices Global Partnership are proud to share the success of the second annual ANNpower Vital Voices Leadership Forum held this week in Washington, D.C. from April 1-4. During the Forum, the ANNpower Fellows – 50 young women in their sophomore and junior years of high school – participated in a comprehensive leadership training and mentoring program.

LEED®-EB Gold Certification is Awarded to Metropolitan Square

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Washington, DC, January 24, 2013 /3BL Media/ The Metropolitan Square office building located at 655 15th Street, NW, Washington, DC, has earned LEED-EB Gold Certification.  Metropolitan Square Phase One was built in 1982 followed by Phase Two in 1985 and is managed by Boston Properties. It is jointly owned by Boston Properties and an institutional client advised by J.P. Morgan Asset Management. 

Ernst & Young Staffers Get Dirty, Entertain Kids at Annual Day of Service

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On September 23, 600 EY people in the Washingon, DC area volunteered as part of EY Connect Day. This article originally appeared on WashingtonPost.com.

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On September 23, 600 EY people in the Washingon, DC area volunteered as part of EY Connect Day. This article originally appeared on WashingtonPost.com.

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