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SOURCE: CSX Corporation DESCRIPTION:JACKSONVILLE, Fla., April 24, 2014 /3BL Media/ - CSX's Safety Train: Energy Preparedness Program, with rolling classrooms and specialized hands-on training, will soon take to the rails on an expanded first responder training initiative. The train will travel over much of the company's crude oil service territory over the next several months. This CSX Safety...
SOURCE: 3BL Media, LLC DESCRIPTION:The State Department is delaying its decision on the Keystone XL pipeline, pushing the controversy past this fall’s midterm elections. That removes it from being an election political football, but not from the front pages, where’s it’s the environmental hot topic that won’t cool down. The proposed project, which would carry carbon-heavy crude from Alberta’s oil...
SOURCE: Johnson Controls DESCRIPTION:MILWAUKEE, April 24, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Johnson Controls today announced its 12th-place ranking in Corporate Responsibility (CR) Magazine's 15th annual "100 Best Corporate Citizens List." The company ranked 12th based on its performance in seven key areas: environment, climate change, employee relations, human rights, governance, finance, and philanthropy....
SOURCE: General Motors DESCRIPTION:For Earth Week, we are running guest posts from a number of influential companies and individuals in sustainability. Today's post is written by Tanya Bolden, Automotive Industry Action Group. It might come as a surprise to consumers and auto industry insiders alike that 14 global automakers have recently reached an unprecedented agreementthat will benefit the...
SOURCE: TD Bank Group DESCRIPTION:EPA Announces List of Top 100 U.S. Organizations Using Renewable Energy The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)’s Green Power Partnership released an updated list of the Top 100 organizations that are choosing to use electricity from clean, renewable sources like wind and solar power. TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank®, ranked 22 among the Top 100 U....
SOURCE: Ingersoll Rand SUMMARY:Inclusion on the list is based on disclosure and performance in seven key areas: climate change, employee relations, environmental, financial, governance, human rights, and philanthropy DESCRIPTION:Swords, Ireland, April 24, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Corporate Responsibility (CR) Magazine placed Ingersoll Rand (NYSE:IR), a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable...
Campaign to Encourage Reading Donates 500,000 Books Nationwide SOURCE: Domtar DESCRIPTION:Montreal, April 24, 2014 /3BL Media/ – For the second year in a row, Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) sponsored World Book Night U.S. , an ambitious campaign to encourage reading. World Book Night U.S. distributed 500,000 free books at more than 6,000 locations nation-wide on April 23 – Shakespeare’...
SOURCE: Cisco Systems Inc. DESCRIPTION:Today is International Girls in ICT Day and Cisco has been celebrating all month long by hosting fun and instructive mentoring events that have been designed to help to educate young women about careers in information and communications technology (ICT). With over 70 events taking place globally from Belarus to Boxborough, one thing is clear – girls love...
SOURCE: Toyota DESCRIPTION:Saving water = saving money.It’s a pretty basic equation about a very important commodity, and here are five ways you can help, with very little effort.  Fix a leak, save a drop. A faucet leaking at one drip per second can waste more than 3,000 gallons a year. Fixing it can save enough water in a year to fill a backyard swimming pool. Go native. A typical suburban lawn...
SOURCE: Recreational Equipment, Inc. (REI) SUMMARY:REI releases its annual stewardship report that details the national retailer’s progress in corporate social responsibility in: Community, Sustainable Operations, Product Sustainability and Workplace. DESCRIPTION:SEATTLE, April 24, 2014 /3BL Media/ – To REI, stewardship is how the company acts on its love for the outdoors. These actions include...