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Going Green: Make It A Family Affair!

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Has your family experienced one too many nights of brawling over the Monopoly board? Have family movie nights gone as stale as the popcorn? If you’re looking for some fresh ideas on how to spend quality time together as a family, consider making “going green” a family affair!

African Barrick Gold Tackles Teacher Shortage, Builds Residences and Sponsors Teacher Training

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In rural Tanzania, lack of adequate housing makes it challenging to attract and retain teachers at a time when there is a country-wide teacher shortage. To incentivize teachers to settle in rural villages, African Barrick Gold (ABG) recently funded the construction of eight teachers’ houses in communities near its Tulawaka mine in northwest Tanzania.

Monsanto & Water: Education & Research

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Research and development is at our core. In order to meet the needs of our customers and build our business, we continually innovate and deliver value to farmers. The initiatives below help farmers address water challenges on their farms:

JustGreen™ Lifestyle Was Proud Sponsor Of The 5th Annual E4 Sustainability Summit And Green Schools National Conference

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JustGreen Lifestyle was the official carbon offset sponsor for this event. We offset the greenhouse gas emissions associated with the travel of the attendees to and from this event; this contribution will help in our efforts to help solve global warming. The total offsets for this event was equivalent to planting 100 trees. For more information on how to offset your lifestyle click here.

Intel Hosts "Girl Rising" Premieres in NY, LA

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This week, audiences in New York and Los Angeles were the first to watch “Girl Rising,” a feature film that spotlights the power of education to change the lives of girls around the world. The premieres, hosted by Intel, Vulcan Productions and CNN Films, drew celebrities including Allison Williams, Lauren Bush Lauren, Sami Gayle and John Hockenberry.

World Affairs Council Honors Cisco for Global Commitment to Education

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Cisco was honored by the World Affairs Council of Washington, D.C. for its leadership role in worldwide education. Cisco Chairman and CEO John Chambers received the “Global Education Award“ in recognition of Cisco’s “worldwide commitment to social responsibility, knowledge transfer, learning, and education.“

Top Ten Tips for a Lower Electric Bill

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Winter weather can make it tempting to crank the heat and spend more time indoors. Below, find our top tips for cutting down on energy costs, while simultaneously reducing carbon emissions.

Educate Girls -- Change the World

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Research consistently proves that educating and empowering girls breaks the cycle of generational poverty. For each year a girl is educated, her income increases significantly, and a country’s GDP increases based on the number of educated girls. Education also reduces population growth, child mortality, HIV rates, and more.

Keep America Beautiful Unveils Bold Social Mission Goals and Interactive Social Volunteer Hub to Impact Communities and Encourage Volunteerism

National Nonprofit Kicks Off Flagship Program, “Great American Cleanup” at South By Southwest in Austin, Texas
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STAMFORD, Conn., Mar. 8, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s leading nonprofit that brings people together to build vibrant communities, today announced its first-ever annual social mission goals. These goals reflect the nonprofit’s actions, which create communities that are socially connected, environmentally healthy and economically sound.

SFPNA Sustainability Report 2012: Employees

Healthy, engaged, well-trained employees foster a productive work environment and tend to enjoy greater job satisfaction, result in lower turnover and create a corporate culture that attracts top talent to the company.
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Sappi Fine Paper North America (SFPNA) wants employees to feel they have a bright future at a company that cares about their health and well-being.

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For SFPNA, identifying safety risks is an ongoing process and our three paper mills in Cloquet, Westbrook and Somerset are all certified for meeting the Occupational Health Safety Assessment Series (OHSAS) standards.

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