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All Blog Posts Tagged 'Water' (11)

Outdoor Nation Unveils 2012 Program Plans and Announces Major Support from The North Face

Cross post from 3BLMedia

(3BL Media) Washington, DC – March 6, 2012 – Outdoor Nation, an outdoor movement led by leaders…

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Added by David Martel on March 8, 2012 at 11:15am — No Comments

Nike Partners with DyeCoo Textile Systems for First Waterless Dyeing Machines; Molson Coors Selected for 2012 Sustainable Asset Managements' Sustainability - CSR Minute for February 16, 2012.

Cross post from 3BLMedia

Nike has formed a strategic partnership with DyeCoo Textile Systems, a Netherlands-based company that has developed and built the first commercially available waterless textile dyeing machines. DyeCoo’s technology eliminates the use of waster in the dyeing process by…

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Added by David Martel on February 16, 2012 at 5:14pm — No Comments

REI Awards $50K Mary Anderson Legacy Grant to The Mountaineers; Ryder Ranks in Top 20 Most Responsible Companies - CSR Minute for January 12, 2012

This CSR minute is brought to you by BrownFlynn, a corporate responsibility and sustainability consulting firm, and the first US-certified training partner of the Global Reporting Initiative.

The REI Foundation has awarded its annual $50,000 Mary Anderson Legacy Grant to…

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Added by David Martel on January 12, 2012 at 4:13pm — No Comments

Anvil Knitwear Recycles Water Used in Making Tees; Batero Gold Commits to Sustainable Mining - CSR Minute for December 29, 2011

Cross post from 3BLMedia

Anvil Knitwear has released a CSR Progress Report on its 2011 operations, which outlines the apparel company’s reduced use of water, steam and electricity per pound of finished tee-shirt fabric. Among the details: a 10 percent reduction in water usage and a 25 percent reduction in landfill waste. A special, first-time Product…

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Added by David Martel on December 29, 2011 at 11:02am — No Comments

CSR Minute: Puma Conducts "EP&L"; Nov 30 Application Deadline for 4th Justmeans Social Innovation Awards

Cross post from 3BLMedia

Puma has conducted its first environmental profit and loss accounting, an “EP&L.” The economic costs of its environmental impact for 2010 have been independently valued at 124 million British pounds, over $194 million. As a result, the company has begun to make changes in its business practices. By substituting a bag for the…

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Added by David Martel on November 23, 2011 at 4:55am — No Comments

CSR Minute: Puma Conducts "EP&L"; Nov 30 Application Deadline for 4th Justmeans Social Innovation Awards

Cross post from 3BLMedia

Puma has conducted its first environmental profit and loss accounting, an “EP&L.” The economic costs of its environmental impact for 2010 have been independently valued at 124 million British pounds, over $194 million. As a result, the company has begun to make changes in its business practices. By substituting a bag for the…

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Added by David Martel on November 23, 2011 at 4:55am — No Comments

CSR Minute: Brown-Forman Publishes Case Study on Stakeholder Dialogue About Responsible Alcohol Consumption; Thames Water Partners with Ennoviga Solar to Become UK's largest Industrial User

Cross post from 3BLMedia.

Brown-Forman has published its third corporate responsibility report. It includes a case study on the company’s recent Stakeholder Dialogue session, at which experts and advocates met to share ideas about how Brown-Forman can positively influence…

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Added by David Martel on August 9, 2011 at 10:27am — No Comments

Water Conservation Tips

Cross post from 3BLMedia.

Save water on World Oceans Day with this Green Guide Tip of the Week - turn off the faucet! Conserve this precious resource, water, as much as possible by shutting off the faucet when you brush your teeth, shave, even lather up. You can save gallons of water by doing so. One of my tips additionally is to plant native plants in your backyard or wherever you…

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Added by David Martel on June 9, 2011 at 9:03am — No Comments

CSR Minute: Ethical Corporation Holds Responsible Business Summit; Reed Elsevier Gives Safe Water Project Award to Tagore-SenGupta Foundation

Ethical Corporation, the U.K.-based publisher and conference sponsor, held its Responsible Business Summit 2011 in New York last week. The main topic was based on its recent report, “How to Embed Sustainability Across Different Parts of Your Company,” in which over 50 major companies reported on their biggest challenges. At the conference, speakers from Interface, MARS Chocolate, Veolia Water America, Xerox, ING, and Henkel led discussions on…

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Added by David Martel on June 8, 2011 at 10:33am — No Comments

It's Time to Help a Hero: Change Agent Raises Money For Global Water Crisis and Loses Home in Georgia Flood

On September 21, the Atlanta metro area endured serious floods. In the suburb Austell, Change Agent Denise Russo watched water engulf her home, neighborhood and children's school. More than half of the town's residents are temporarily homeless.



As a Change Agent on Changents.com, Denise helps raise money and awareness about the… Continue

Added by Jennifer Simckowitz on October 13, 2009 at 9:35am — 1 Comment

Marmalade Sunsets: My interview with Averill Strasser, COO of Water Charity

On a recent visit to the regions of Mesoamerica in Mexico, I was utterly adrenalized and fascinated by the wealth of history surrounding Mesoamerica civilization. As a dedicated Wynberg Girl (school one’s parents sends daughters so as to produce “fine girls”), I remember being drawn to the precocious innovations of the Mayans, Aztecs, Olmecs and Teotihuacan. One of my very good friends, enticed by the piquancy of the ancient Mayan customs, was unquestionably compelled to write a book about his… Continue

Added by Megan Schiebe on May 17, 2009 at 6:00pm — No Comments

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