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Cooling Towers 101: AT&T's Pilot Program Cuts Water Usage

AT&T teams up with Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) to Identify Water-Savings opportunities in building cooling.

Within 20 years, demand for water is forecast to grow by 40 percent. Globally, the middle class is expected to more than double by the year 2030, putting an even greater strain on water resources. Businesses need to start planning for these trends today.

UN Global Compact's CEO Water Mandate Announces Corporate Water Disclosure Guidelines

Provides First Common Approach to Water Reporting
Press Release

(3BL Media) Stockholm, Sweden – August 27, 2012 – The UN Global Compact’s CEO Water Mandate initiative today announced the release of its Corporate Water Disclosure Guidelines – providing the first ever common approach to corporate water disclosure.

The Gap Between Building Certification and Real Performance


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Thomas Meng

Energy Manager, Jones Lang LaSalle 

We did a preliminary energy assessment last month for a site which has been managed by our IFM team for over three years.  Some recommendations for potential energy savings have now been provided, but I was surprised to learn that the buildings were able to acquire LEED certification after we completed our site assessment.

Helping Students Graduate: One Community at a Time


At AT&T, we’re all about raising the bar. In education, that means being part of a national movement to set big goals for improving student success. It’s an effort that starts locally, at the school around the corner or the community center down the street. 

Green Jobs Forum - Speaker Information

September 17, 2012 in Toronto
Press Release

(3BL Media) August 24, 2012 - Green Jobs Forum
The inaugural Green Jobs Forum offers new graduates, students, and the general public an in-depth exploration of careers in the ever-expanding Green Economy. Admission is FREE!

Speaker Information
You can learn more about each of the speakers through daily updates on the Green Job Forum's Facebook page.

Speakers at the Green Jobs Forum will appear in 8 green sector rooms. The green sector rooms are as follows:

The Toaster Boys

Eastman Innovation Lab
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Rich Gilbert, Matthew Laws and Adam Paterson were called The Toaster Boys in college.

Today, they are often referred to as The Green Team because of the environmental design strategies they help London-based Native Design Ltd., develop and implement for clients.

“For us, sustainability is the core to good design,” says Paterson. “It's not some extra element which you incorporate into your design principles. It's absolutely fundamental to everything you do.”

Union Pacific Railroad Unveils Experimental Locomotive to Test Emissions-Reduction Technology

Newly Developed UP 9900 Locomotive Represents Important Next Step Toward U.S. EPA Tier 4 Locomotive Standard
Press Release

ROSEVILLE, Calif., Aug. 22, 2012 / 3BL Media / PRNewswire/ -- Union Pacific Railroad today unveiled an advanced experimental locomotive at its J.R. Davis Yard in Roseville that will test three emissions-reducing technologies including exhaust gas recirculation (EGR), diesel oxidation catalysts (DOC), and diesel particulate filters (DPF). Years in development, UP 9900 will be used for operations in northern California ranging approximately 200 miles from its base in Roseville.

Clinton Global Initiative's New Theme, "Designing For Impact," Emphasizes Action


For the first time in its 8-year history, the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) has assigned a theme to its Annual Meeting--"Design for Impact"--to remind participants that the goal of the organization is action, not simply ideas.

SEC Conflict Mineral Filing Requirement Affects Automotive Suppliers

Democratic Republic of Congo and surrounding countries
Press Release

(3BL Media) Southfield, MI - May 16, 2011 - AIAG, a not-for-profit, member-supported organization focused on collaboration with a wide range of manufacturing companies and service providers is hosting a webinar on May 20. The session will educate and prepare suppliers for reporting that will enable compliance with provisions of the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 (the Dodd-Frank Act).

AIAG Members Addressing Conflict Minerals Used In Vehicles

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Announces Proposed Rules on Conflict Minerals
Press Release

(3BL Media) Southfield, MI - December 16, 2010 - Members of AIAG, a not-for-profit, member-supported organization that works collaboratively with a wide range of manufacturing companies, suppliers and service providers to help them operate at peak performance, are actively engaged in a work group that is developing an industry solution to help automakers and suppliers comply with provisions of the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 (the Dodd-Frank Act).


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