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Mars Joins WWF, Target, World Resources Institute and Others to Discuss Sustainability at 2015 GreenBiz Forum

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PHOENIX, USA, March 2, 2014 /3BL Media/– Last week, Kevin Rabinovitch, Global Director of Sustainability for Mars,Incorporated, took part in a workshop session at the GreenBiz forum, which aimed to highlight the business case for companies to invest in renewable energy.

The session, entitled "The Power of Companies in the Shift to Cost-Effective Renewables", questioned how companies are creating new opportunities using utilities to acquire more cost effective and renewable energy.

Guest Post: Overcoming Hurdles to Use more Renewable Energy

GM understands the importance of harnessing renewable energy, which is why we signed on with 11 other companies to make renewable energy investments easier.
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Last week, General Motors joined 11 other companies committed to renewable energy in signing on to the Renewable Energy Buyers’ Principles – a clear set of guidelines designed to help utilities and renewable energy providers understand how they can help make renewable energy investments easier for companies and meet rising demand.

Mars One of 12 Leading Companies to Sign Renewable Energy Buyers’ Principles

Companies including Mars, Sprint, Walmart, GM and Facebook urge energy suppliers to offer more renewable energy products that meet their needs
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Washington, DC, July 11, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Seeking to increase availability of cost-competitive renewable energy to run their businesses, 12 leading companies today signed the Renewable Energy Buyers’ Principles to better communicate their purchasing needs and expectations to the marketplace.

Major US Companies: Unmet Renewable Energy Demand Requires Market Shift

Companies including Mars, Sprint, Walmart, GM and Facebook urge energy suppliers to offer more renewable energy products that meet their needs
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Washington, DC, July 11, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Seeking to increase availability of cost-competitive renewable energy to run their businesses, 12 leading companies today signed the Renewable Energy Buyers’ Principles to better communicate their purchasing needs and expectations to the marketplace.

Citi's Pamela Flaherty Honored by the World Resources Institute at 2014 Courage to Lead Event

Award recognizes leaders whose global vision has inspired people and changed institutions and industries to create a better world.
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New York, New York, June 12, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Citi today announced that Pamela Flaherty, Director of Corporate Citizenship, Citi and President and CEO, the Citi Foundation, has been honored by the World Resources Institute at its biennial Courage to Lead event, recognizing leaders who whose global vision has inspired people and changed institutions and industries to create a better world. In her role at Citi, Flaherty is leading the firm’s approach to numerous global environmental and economic development challenges, including climate change and financial inclusion.

GE’s Ecomagination Lacks Eco and Imagination

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By Carol Pierson Holding

Remember back in 2005 when General Electric (GE) launched its Ecomagination initiative? Its purpose, as the liberal news site Grist put it at the time, was “to ramp up development of clean technologies and lighten the company’s Goliath-like environmental footprint.” A noble effort indeed.

Supply Chains Expand “Sustainability Sphere of Influence”

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January 29, 2014

By Guest Contributor: Mark Buckley, vice president of environmental affairs, Staples  

As a supplier, Staples shares Verizon’s vision and dedication to sustainability and is committed to lessen the environmental footprint within our collective integrated supply/value chains. We develop innovative sustainable business solutions to help our customers meet both their business and sustainability goals.  

New Guide Helps Companies Report Their Climate Policy Positions

First-of-its-Kind Guide Calls on Companies to Align Corporate Sustainability Initiatives and Climate Policy
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New York, 14 November 2013 /3BL Media/ For the first time ever, companies have a guide to manage and report on their direct and indirect influences on climate policy. The UN Global Compact, in cooperation with seven leading international organizations, today released guidelines to help companies engage in climate policy in a transparent and accountable way that is consistent with their sustainability commitments.

UPS Kicks Off Global Volunteer Month; Commits to Planting Additional 1 Million Trees

$2.3 Million in Environmental Grants Awarded
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ATLANTA, September 30, 2013 /3BL Media/ – The UPS Foundation, the philanthropic arm of UPS (NYSE: UPS), today announced it will mark the start of the company’s 10th annual Global Volunteer Month (GVM) on October 1 by pledging to plant another one million trees around the world. The UPS Foundation also announced it has awarded $2.3 million in grants to support environmental programs and forestry-focused initiatives globally.

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