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General Mills Joins BICEP Coalition

BICEP (Business for Innovative Climate & Energy Policy) announced today that one of the world’s largest and most storied food companies, General Mills, has joined the BICEP coalition to advocate for innovative climate and clean energy policies. SOURCE: Ceres DESCRIPTION: … Continue reading

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Guest Post: A New Era of Collaboration and Innovation for GRI

SOURCE: 3BL Media, LLC DESCRIPTION: GRI this month welcomes a new Chief Executive, Michael Meehan GRI’s announcement states: Mr. Meehan’s appointment comes at a crucial juncture for GRI and for sustainability disclosures. In an evolving sustainability reporting landscape, Mr. Meehan will … Continue reading

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Fair Trade Brings Big Sales and a Clear Conscience

SOURCE: Fair Trade USA DESCRIPTION: Brooklyn Roasting Co. has a booming business based on helping people thousands of miles away. Ninety percent of the coffee the New York-based company sells is Fair Trade — certified as produced by people who … Continue reading

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Sustainability: Cows, Sage Grouses, and Grasslands

SOURCE: EarthSayers.tv DESCRIPTION: Two disconnected events yesterday and today were linked in my mind to the large, open spaces of the West and the challenges we face in striving for a sustainable future.  The first was spotting this marquee yesterday … Continue reading

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24 Years Later, Americans with Disabilities Act a Landmark Success, but Work Still Remains

SOURCE: AT&T DESCRIPTION: July 26thwill mark the 24th anniversary of the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Signed into law by President George H.W. Bush, the ADA is a landmark piece of civil rights legislation that recognized and … Continue reading

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Stop Wasting, Start Saving: Adopt Stop/Start Technology

SOURCE: General Motors DESCRIPTION: This summer, Chevrolet will unveil the 2015 Impala, which, like the Chevrolet Malibu, will feature a base engine with standard stop/start technology – a combatant of fuel and money wasting. Nobody likes the fact that vehicles … Continue reading

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Conflict Minerals: What the SEC Filings Show

SOURCE: Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) DESCRIPTION: Unless you are one of the few readers of this blog who are blissfully unaware of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) conflict minerals rule, you probably also know that the first-year filing … Continue reading

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SustainabilityHQ.com Weekly Highlights July 22, 2014

SustainabilityHQ.com Weekly Highlights July 22, 2014 SOURCE: Governance & Accountability Institute, Inc. DESCRIPTION: Top Story of the WeekCompanies Don’t Care Anymore That You Don’t Care Anymore About This Sustainability Thing (Tuesday – July 15, 2014)Source: Bloomberg – It kind of doesn’t … Continue reading

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