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Accenture to Equip 3 Million with Workplace and Entrepreneurial Skills by 2020

Commits to reducing per employee carbon emissions by more than 50 percent in latest Corporate Citizenship Report
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NEW YORK, March 31, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Accenture released its 2014 Corporate Citizenship Report, “Making a Measurable Difference,” which announces a series of 2020 goals and highlights the company’s efforts to collaborate with others to improve the way the world works and lives.
 
Together with its strategic partners, Accenture will equip more than 3 million people with the skills t

Verizon to Turn Off Lights in Nearly 500 Buildings in 37 Countries In Support of Earth Hour

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NEW YORK, March 27, 2015 /3BL Media/ – On Saturday (March 28) at 8:30 p.m. local time, Verizon will turn off the lights in nearly 500 of its buildings in 37 countries around the world as it participates in Earth Hour 2015. In all, Verizon will darken 25 million square feet (more than 2.3 million square meters) of building space around the world – the equivalent of nearly 12 Empire State Buildings.

CBRE Appointed to Advise TAIPEI 101 on LEED v4 Recertification

USGBC, TAIPEI 101 and CBRE Collaborate to Share Project Insights, Supporting further Recertification Worldwide
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Taipei, March 26, 2015 /3BL Media/ – CBRE, the world’s largest commercial real estate services provider, today announced its appointment as consultant to assist TAIPEI 101 as it seeks to renew its US Green Building Council (USGBC) LEED® for Existing Buildings Operations and Maintenance (LEED EB:OM) Platinum certification. TAIPEI 101 is taking the industry-leading step of upgrading to the new LEED v4 system—the newest version of the world's leading benchmark for high-performance green buildings. 

An eCOmachine in Paris

By Ludovic Chambe Sustainable Development Projects at CBRE France
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The city of Paris is calling on innovative urban projects to transform its future with a competition aptly named Reinvent Paris.

As a result, 23 locations have been shortlisted throughout Paris as key destinations to start reinventing what the capital may look like in the future.

New Corridor Terminals Anchor Long-Term Growth

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Norfolk Southern’s intermodal corridor strategy continued to advance in 2013. The most significant developments were the opening of regional intermodal terminal facilities in Charlotte, N.C., and in Franklin County’s Greencastle, Pa. The two facilities are the last “keystone” terminals planned in the first phase of the Crescent Corridor improvement program.

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Norfolk Southern’s intermodal corridor strategy continued to advance in 2013. The most significant developments were the opening of regional intermodal terminal facilities in Charlotte, N.C., and in Franklin County’s Greencastle, Pa. The two facilities are the last “keystone” terminals planned in the first phase of the Crescent Corridor improvement program.

ConAgra Foods Conserves 97 Million Gallons of Water, Optimizes Packaging to Save 15 Million Pounds of Material, and Eliminates 58,700 Tons Waste

82 Sustainable Development projects reduce water, waste, energy and costs
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OMAHA, Neb., March 11, 2015 /3BL Media/ – ConAgra Foods, Inc., (NYSE: CAG) announced the winners of its 2015 Sustainable Development Awards yesterday, an internal awards program that drives and rewards imaginative approaches to sustainability and produces bottom line business results.  The 82 entries received this year collectively:

Green-e Certification Recommended in New Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council Guidance

Recently released Guidance for Leadership in Sustainable Purchasing suggests efficiency and purchasing certified clean energy as a pathway to reducing environmental impact
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Green-e Certification Recommended in New Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council Guidance

Recently released Guidance for Leadership in Sustainable Purchasing suggests efficiency and purchasing certified clean energy as a pathway to reducing environmental impact

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Green-e Certification Recommended in New Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council Guidance

Recently released Guidance for Leadership in Sustainable Purchasing suggests efficiency and purchasing certified clean energy as a pathway to reducing environmental impact

RMI Launches Business Renewables Center

Corporate demand for renewables could double U.S. wind and solar capacity and new collaborative platform will help make it happen
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Sustain:Green’s MasterCard Ditches Points for Carbon Offsets

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A dollar charged on your credit card is a point earned for gift cards or airline miles, right? Not so fast. This tried-and-true promotional model is now being applied for greater good with a new card ditching points in order to help the environment.

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