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Give a Voice Back to Rural Hondurans

Press Release

(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) September 1, 2009 – PCI-Media Impact, a New-York based non-profit that develops communication campaigns promoting social change, is striving to restore its popular, educational radio program in Honduras. Several Honduran radio stations and other media outlets have come under attack in the wake of a military coup in June, which has resulted in the cancellation of many broadcasts, including Media Impact’s radio soap opera about healthy environmental practices.

FishChoice.com - new tool for restaurants and retailers to increase sales of sustainable seafood

No More Fishing for Solutions: Commercial Seafood Buyers Reel in Sustainable Sources from an Unlikely Fishing Ground—The Internet.
Summary: 

FishChoice is a non-profit, free service started by a former chef to connect producers of sustainable seafood products with both restaurant and retail buyers who would like to offer more sustainable seafood choices to their customers. FishChoice collaborates with six respected environmental organizations to set the criteria for sustainability and to provide buyers with the most current information about the most sustainable seafood species, regions, fishing methods, and farm types. By using FishChoice, restaurants and retailers can increase their sales of sustainable seafood products, satisfy customers who want more sustainable seafood, and do their part to ensure a steady supply of seafood into the future.

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FishChoice is a non-profit, free service started by a former chef to connect producers of sustainable seafood products with both restaurant and retail buyers who would like to offer more sustainable seafood choices to their customers. FishChoice collaborates with six respected environmental organizations to set the criteria for sustainability and to provide buyers with the most current information about the most sustainable seafood species, regions, fishing methods, and farm types. By using FishChoice, restaurants and retailers can increase their sales of sustainable seafood products, satisfy customers who want more sustainable seafood, and do their part to ensure a steady supply of seafood into the future.

CSR Minute: Nissan's New Electric Car, Renewable Energy Funded by Property Taxes, Bio-diesel from Chicken Feathers

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theCSRminute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsible news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.

theCSRminute can be seen daily on 3BL Media’s CSR Network—the largest network of CSR channels across the internet, on Reuters Insider (rolling out to over two million subscribers worldwide), and right here on the 3BL Media website.

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theCSRminute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsible news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.

theCSRminute can be seen daily on 3BL Media’s CSR Network—the largest network of CSR channels across the internet, on Reuters Insider (rolling out to over two million subscribers worldwide), and right here on the 3BL Media website.

Gap Inc.'s Fourth Social Responsibility Report Reveals Successes and Challenges

Report Highlights Intensified Focus on Environment, Including Reduction of Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 20% from 2003 to 2008
Press Release

(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) SAN FRANCISCO, CA – July 31, 2009 – Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) today issued its fourth comprehensive report on its social responsibility programs, highlighting performance and data results covering 2007 and 2008.

CSR Minute: CA Solar Capacity, Web Search for Charity, Philly's Solar-Powered Trash Compactors

Summary: 

theCSRminute is your daily video digest of the most relevant CSR news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.

theCSRminute can be seen daily on 3BL Media’s CSR Network—the largest network of CSR channels across the internet, on Reuters Insider (rolling out to over two million subscribers worldwide), and right here on the 3BL Media website.

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theCSRminute is your daily video digest of the most relevant CSR news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.

theCSRminute can be seen daily on 3BL Media’s CSR Network—the largest network of CSR channels across the internet, on Reuters Insider (rolling out to over two million subscribers worldwide), and right here on the 3BL Media website.

3BL Blogs: Consumers Note the Importance of Green, Economy a Barrier

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The 3BL Media blog roll is a select list of the most influential, respected, and authoritative voices in corporate social responsibility. Compiled from the 3BL Media staff’s extensive contacts with longtime CSR commentators, these bloggers offer relevant news, opinions, and ideas about all things CSR in one convenient place.

Our bloggers are active partners with whom we work on a close basis. 3BL Media carries links to blog roll members’ sites; 3BL Media blog roll writers use theCSRfeed as a news and information resource; and we post 3BL Media blogs written by our own 3BL team that comments on important issues.
 
3BL bloggers can be read daily at 3BLMedia.com, on individual blog roll members’ Web sites, and on other sites across the web.

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The 3BL Media blog roll is a select list of the most influential, respected, and authoritative voices in corporate social responsibility. Compiled from the 3BL Media staff’s extensive contacts with longtime CSR commentators, these bloggers offer relevant news, opinions, and ideas about all things CSR in one convenient place.

Our bloggers are active partners with whom we work on a close basis. 3BL Media carries links to blog roll members’ sites; 3BL Media blog roll writers use theCSRfeed as a news and information resource; and we post 3BL Media blogs written by our own 3BL team that comments on important issues.
 
3BL bloggers can be read daily at 3BLMedia.com, on individual blog roll members’ Web sites, and on other sites across the web.

PPL Sells Majority of Hydro Assets in Maine;

Retains Ownership of Veazie, Great Works and Howland and Reaffirms Commitment to Penobscot River Restoration Project
Press Release

Old Town and Augusta, ME:  Today, PPL Corporation (PPL) announced that its PPL Maine subsidiary has signed an agreement to sell the majority of PPL Maine's hydroelectric generation business to Black Bear Hydro Partners, LLC, an affiliate of ArcLight Capital Partners, LLC, for a total of approximately $95 million, subject to the receipt of various state and federal regulatory approvals and consents.  PPL will retain ownership of the Veazie, Great Works and Howland Dams pending the sale of those assets to the Penobscot River Restoration Trust (Penobscot Trust). 

Penobscot River Restoration Project to Boost Maine Economy, Restore Fish

Penobscot River Restoration Trust Awarded Funds to Remove Fish Passage Barriers
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(3BL Media) Old Town and Augusta, ME:  Today, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced that it will invest $6.1 million through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to help rebuild the sea-run fisheries of Maine's Penobscot River. A grant to the Penobscot River Restoration Trust (the Penobscot Trust) will fund removal of the Great Works dam, a key barrier to the sea-run fish restoration, as well as scientific monitoring of the Penobscot River Restoration Project. 

Thompson's Company Highlights Support for Some of America's National Parks

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 Thompson's Water Seal is providing Thompson's(R) Water Seal(R) Waterproofer Plus Clear Wood Protector, along with other waterproofing coatings, to use throughout Yellowstone National Park.  This product was the first nationally available waterpoofer designed specifically for wood, and for the past two decades, it has protected millions of decks across America from expensive and ugly water damage.  So we’re proud that it will now be working at Yellowstone National Park, helping visitors from around the world enjoy this amazingly beautiful outdoor space.

If you'd like to learn more about this Very Important Place, visit www.nps.gov/yell.  To learn more about how the Yellowstone Park Foundation helps support important projects at the Park, visit www.ypf.org.   
 
 To find out more about how you can help support this and other VIP’s, please visit www.thompsonswaterseal.com.
 

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 Thompson's Water Seal is providing Thompson's(R) Water Seal(R) Waterproofer Plus Clear Wood Protector, along with other waterproofing coatings, to use throughout Yellowstone National Park.  This product was the first nationally available waterpoofer designed specifically for wood, and for the past two decades, it has protected millions of decks across America from expensive and ugly water damage.  So we’re proud that it will now be working at Yellowstone National Park, helping visitors from around the world enjoy this amazingly beautiful outdoor space.

If you'd like to learn more about this Very Important Place, visit www.nps.gov/yell.  To learn more about how the Yellowstone Park Foundation helps support important projects at the Park, visit www.ypf.org.   
 
 To find out more about how you can help support this and other VIP’s, please visit www.thompsonswaterseal.com.
 

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