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David Martel's Blog – May 2012 Archive (47)

Subaru Hauls Trash with United By Blue

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(3BL Media) Cherry Hill, NJ - May 24, 2012 - Subaru of America, Inc. announced a new partnership with United By Blue, the ocean-friendly apparel brand. United By Blue (UBB) removes a pound of trash from oceans and waterways for every product sold. The all-wheel-drive Subaru Outback will serve as the official UBB cleanup vehicle.



"A partnership with Subaru goes…

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Added by David Martel on May 31, 2012 at 3:18pm — No Comments

Putting a Lot of Heart into Development in Mexico

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Putting a Lot of Heart into Development in Mexico

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GameDesk, AT&T Join Forces to Create Living Learning Laboratory and Online Portal

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3BL Media) Dallas - May 17, 2012 - It's time for a revolutionary change in the way we engage kids in learning. We have the ability to ignite excitement and improve student outcomes by tapping into the power of technology.



Although some progress has been made, 1 in 4 of our high school students still aren't graduating with their class, and of those that…

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Added by David Martel on May 30, 2012 at 12:08pm — No Comments

Quest Diagnostics Reminds Women to Make Their Health a Priority During National Women's Health

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3BL Media) Madison, NJ - May 17, 2012 - This week, National Women's Health Week, Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX), the world's leading provider of diagnostic testing, information and services, joins the American Cancer Society Choose You® movement and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) Office on Women's Health (OWH) in reminding women to make their health…

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Added by David Martel on May 30, 2012 at 12:05pm — No Comments

GameDesk: Where Technology, Fun and Academic Success Converge

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AT&T Consumer Blog



By Beth Shiroishi



It only takes 5 minutes of watching my kids play with tablets and mobile phones to quickly realize the lure the digital world has on young minds. These technologies are intuitive, hands-on, and engaging, but more often than not, I'm negotiating with my kids over how much time they "have to spend" on educational apps…

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Added by David Martel on May 30, 2012 at 12:01pm — No Comments

Personal Passions Drive Corporate Volunteerism

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With corporate social responsibility topping the list of expectations young workers have for their employers, corporations are increasingly guiding employees on charitable initiatives they want to support.



Zurich Insurance provides support to employees in North America and funding to charities aligning with the following three focus areas: health and welfare of…

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Added by David Martel on May 29, 2012 at 11:50am — No Comments

Trash to Energy: Oklahoma Business Fires Bricks With Landfill Gas

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Methane produced by landfills is a powerful greenhouse gas. In Oklahoma, NativeEnergy's Wewoka Biogas Project is capturing that potentially harmful gas and putting it to good use.



The project pipes gas created by a landfill to a family-owned brick plant, where it is used to fire kilns. This project helps the local business, and it is expected to reduce 30,000 tons…

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Added by David Martel on May 29, 2012 at 11:23am — No Comments

How Will AEP Ohio's Rate Case Impact You?

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AEP has filed a rate case with the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio. This video features AEP Ohio's President and Chief Operating Officer, Pablo Vegas, explaining how this filing will affect customers. If you have questions about electricity prices, you may post them on this interactive blog and a representative from AEP Ohio will respond.



AEP - American…

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Added by David Martel on May 29, 2012 at 11:19am — No Comments

2012 LBG Canada Annual Benchmarking Meeting

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LBG (London Benchmarking Group) Canada is a network of companies seeking to maximize the impact of community investment -- for society and for the business. Together, LBG Canada companies set the highest standard in community investment management, performance measurement and reporting in Canada.



Every year, LBG Canada members come together at the Annual…

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Added by David Martel on May 29, 2012 at 11:16am — No Comments

From "Problem" Child to Thriving Student

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Blog post written by Julie Smith, a director of external affairs for Verizon's south area. In addition to being a dedicated Verizon volunteer, Julie works with a number of nonprofit and community organizations in the region.









I heard Governor Bob Riley of Alabama tell a story that I will never…

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SterilMed Reprocessing Helps Environment & Reduces Healthcare Costs ennTV #11, 4 of 4

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In this special episode of ennTV, learn how Johnson & Johnson approaches corporate citizenship and impacts the world through product reusability and recycling. SterilMed®, Inc. improves the sustainability of healthcare, lowering healthcare costs, by reducing hospital equipment costs and environmental waste.



To learn more about our responsibility and citizenship…

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Added by David Martel on May 29, 2012 at 11:07am — No Comments

Kokomo's Howard Haven Gets a Color Splash Makeover

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(3BL Media) Kokomo, IN - May 7, 2012 – Approximately 50 employees from Chrysler Group LLC’s Indiana Transmission Plant I and II; Kokomo Casting Plant and Kokomo Transmission Plant joined with 20 Kokomo-area volunteers Saturday, May 5, to give Howard Haven in Kokomo, a fresh coat of…

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Added by David Martel on May 17, 2012 at 2:42pm — No Comments

Chrysler Group Chairman and CEO Sergio Marchionne Named a "Michigan Manufacturer of the Year"

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(3BL Media) Lansing, MI - May 8, 2012 - Chrysler Group LLC Chairman and CEO Sergio Marchionne has been named a 2012 John G. Thodis Michigan Manufacturer of the Year by the Michigan Manufacturers Association (MMA). The MMA award, which recognizes the positive contributions of Michigan…

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Added by David Martel on May 17, 2012 at 2:37pm — No Comments

J&J/UNFPA Partnership to Promote Health and Equal Opportunity ennTV #11, 3 of 4

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In this special episode of ennTV, learn how Johnson & Johnson approaches corporate citizenship and impacts the world through…

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Added by David Martel on May 17, 2012 at 2:34pm — No Comments

With Prom, Graduation, Summer, May Starts '100 Deadliest Days' on the Road for Teen Drivers

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(3BL Media) Dallas - May 14, 2012 - A new survey commissioned by AT&T* as part of the “It Can Wait” campaign indicates that while 97 percent of teens know texting while…

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Added by David Martel on May 17, 2012 at 2:29pm — No Comments

Learn More About Copper Theft

Cross post from 3BLMedia

Electricity provides many conveniences, but it also can be dangerous if misused. This month is National Electrical Safety month, so it’s a perfect time to learn more about electricity. AEP’s new video explains…

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Added by David Martel on May 17, 2012 at 2:26pm — No Comments

CVS CEO Larry J. Merlo Unveils 2011 Corporate Social Responsibility Report

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On the heels of yesterday's press release announcing CVS Caremark's…

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Added by David Martel on May 16, 2012 at 4:41pm — No Comments

J&J Sustainability: Caring for the Environment with Neutrogena Naturals ennTV #11, 2 of 4

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In this special episode of ennTV, learn how Johnson & Johnson approaches corporate citizenship and impacts the world with products, like Neutrogena® Naturals, that support environmental sustainability.…

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Added by David Martel on May 16, 2012 at 4:08pm — No Comments

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