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2011 Lilly Global Day of Service Focuses on Healthy Outdoor Living

Volunteers work around Indianapolis to improve community spaces and promote wellness
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Indianapolis – October 4, 2011 – Thousands of volunteers from Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) will work from dawn to dusk on Thursday, Oct. 6, with Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, Inc. (KIB), and 30 partner organizations to revitalize four Indianapolis corridors during the 2011 Lilly Global Day of Service.

SC Johnson Sponsors 20th Anniversary Survey, Finding Shifts in Consumer Green Attitudes and Behaviors

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Racine, WI - October 4, 2011 - Today, SC Johnson and GfK Roper Consulting released survey findings on American consumer green attitudes and behaviors, painting a compelling picture of the evolution of consumer interests and actions over the last two decades. The SC Johnson proprietary survey, which is part of the 20th Anniversary Green Gauge® survey, examines how American consumers’ environmental knowledge affects their actions and behaviors.

Mark your calendars– several learning opportunities this fall for climate supporters with eco-events across the country– and world!

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) September 14, 2011 - There are 4 great events over the next few weeks—one even starts today! Here at Climate Counts, we’re always trying to expand our knowledge of other climate organizations out there and we want our supporters to be armed with the latest knowledge related to climate change, too.
 

Painting Plastic without Primer: GM Suppliers See Efficiency, Environmental Benefits

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General Motors is introducing a flame treatment technology that lets paint stick to plastic vehicle parts like instrument and door panels without using primers that contain solvents and can foul the air.

 

The use of solvents in paint primers is an industry-wide challenge. We’re committed to reducing emissions throughout our operations and supply chain, so we manage solvents through recycling, energy conversion and superheating the gases to break them down. However, these efforts are costly.

GM Eliminates Solvent from Suppliers’ Paint Process

Adhesion alternative is energy efficient and practically emission free
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 (3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Detroit, MI - August 24, 2011 - General Motors is introducing a flame treatment technology that lets paint stick to plastic vehicle parts like instrument and door panels without using primers that contain solvents and can foul the air.

GM Landfill-Free Environmental Initiative Gains Steam

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) DETROIT – July 7, 2011 - General Motors’ efforts to eliminate the shipment of plant waste to landfills is spreading to its non-manufacturing sites, 10 of which now reuse, recycle or convert to energy all waste from normal operations.

GM to Turn Spare Place into Efficient IT Space

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Earlier this week, GM announced the renovation of a former administrative building into an environmentally friendly data center at our tech center in Warren, Mich. This Information Technology Operations and Command Center will consolidate GM’s IT infrastructure, reducing operating costs and cutting energy use by about 40 percent.

Spring Cleaning and Earth Day Mean Recycling Old Computers

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Recycling old computers is a year round activity, but since spring has sprung in many parts of the world and people are cleaning out their closets, attics and garages, it’s a great time to discuss responsible recycling of computer equipment once it has reached the end of its life. Dell has been a leader in responsibly recycling old computers and diverting them from landfills. In fact new numbers are out, and last year and Dell recycled more than 68 million kilograms (150 million lbs.) of unwanted electronics in 2010.

Landfill Gas Powers GM Plant for New Fuel-Sipping Cars

Provides 40 percent of energy to build Chevrolet Sonic, Buick Verano
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GM Electric Motors Plant is First for Major U.S. Automaker

Solar array to provide 9 percent of power for existing 2-Mode hybrid and heavy duty transmission building
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) White Marsh, Md. - May 17, 2011 - The General Motors electric motor plant near Baltimore will be the first by a major U.S. automaker dedicated to making the critical components for vehicle electrification when the plant opens in 2013.

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