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CITGO and ClassWish Launch Fueling Education Promotion

Registration Opens for Teachers to Win $1,000 in School Supplies
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HOUSTON, April 16, 2013 /3BL Media /PRNewswire/ -- CITGO Petroleum Corporation today launched its Fueling Education Promotion, a new program with ClassWish that offers teachers, student teachers and PTA/PTO members a chance to win $1,000 in school supplies for their classrooms.

The Kenneth Cole Foundation and Compass Partners Announce the Recipients of the AWEARNESS Grants

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On April 13th during Shift Series, the annual conference of The Compass Fellowship in Washington, DC, AWEARNESS, The Kenneth Cole Foundation and Compass Partners announced the three university students selected for the AWEARNESS Grants.  Winners included:

The Dynamic Speaking Label, from Adrian Rodriguez of Stanford University

Clothes Connection, from Rachel Acree of Georgetown University

Visual Approach Helps Students Learn Math

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By Alexis Raymond

The importance of improving math education is increasingly urgent. America ranks 25 out of 34 industrialized nations on math tests. Tomorrow’s jobs -- more than 8 million by 2018 -- will require skills in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields.

Global Conflict Minerals Symposium Accepting Proposals For Roundtable Discussion

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Thought Leaders are gathering for the Inaugural Global Conflict Minerals Symposium taking place in Los Angeles, California on August 21-22 of this year. The Symposium coincides with the 1-year anniversary of the Dodd-Frank Section 1502 Conflict Minerals Final Rule.  

523 Colleges and Universities Nationwide Recover 90 Million Pounds of Organic and Recyclable Materials During RecycleMania

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WASHINGTON, D.C., April 15, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Recycling rivalries added another level of “madness” to March this year, as 523 schools competed in the RecycleMania Tournament, which harnesses the competitive spirit around sports rivalries and uses them to increase campus recycling and waste reduction.

Village of Pinecrest Launches a Community JustGreen™ Carbon Offset Program

Pinecrest Municipal Center is the First Local Facility to Go Carbon Neutral
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Pinecrest, Fla., April 15, 2013 –JustGreen, a Just Energy Group Inc. (NYSE/TSX: JE) brand, together with the Village of Pinecrest, Florida, are excited to announce the launch of the city’s first Carbon Offset Program. JustGreen Lifestyle and JustGreen Business Advantage offer home and business owners with unique solutions to reduce their pollution output/carbon emissions through the purchase of carbon offsets.

"You're not addressing the biggest question" | Conflict Minerals Compliance

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Hundreds of Global Brand companies attended this week's Source Intelligence webinar: Industry Veterans Speak Out on the Changing Requirements of Due Diligence. We received countless questions, which we will release later this week, but what question is the "biggest question" that seems to be on anyone's mind? 

Q.) What if many suppliers are not cooperative, nor capable of digging into their supply chains (3 to 4 levels down) to determine which smelters?  Any 'solution' will be useless without valid data.

AT&T Ranked #1 on CR Magazine’s 2013 List of Top 100 Corporate Citizens

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By: Beth Shiroishi, vice president of sustainability and philanthropy

In my work at AT&T, we often get so focused on the future of our company and the communities where we live and work, that we sometimes don’t pause and celebrate the accomplishments of today.  AT&T is engaged in some pretty exciting projects, and the thanks for the success of those projects goes to our employees, approximately 240,000-strong, who are utilizing their unique skills and passions to derive shared value for our business and society.

The Kenneth Cole Foundation Awards AWEARNESS Grants to Compass Fellows

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April 12, 2013 /3BL Media/ - AWEARNESS, The Kenneth Cole Foundation and Compass Partners have announced six student finalists selected for the AWEARNESS Grants to support student-led social enterprises. Fashion designer and social activist, Kenneth Cole, is awarding three $5,000 grants to members of The Compass Fellowship, an international social entrepreneurship program on college campuses.

Discovery Education to Host Inaugural Future@NOW: Transition to Digital Classrooms

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2013 has been a year of exciting milestones for Discovery Education, with the expansion of techbook offerings, the recent “Beyond Textbooks” event, and now, the inaugural Future@NOW: Transition to Digital Classrooms conference.

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