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The Minute is your daily video digest of the most relevant CSR and Sustainability news and can be seen on the 3BL Media CSR Network - the largest network of CSR channels across the internet, Reuters Insider and here on the 3BL Media website.

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Beer Brewers Sign on to Ceres Climate Declaration - The Minute
As I raised a glass on St. Patrick’s Day, I had a passing question about how sustainability could effect the libation I was enjoying. Beer production requires a huge amount of clean water, large amounts of energy, and a stable climate in which to grow hops and barley. These resources are affected by climate change, which threatens water scarcity, energy uncertainties, and unpredictable weather...
Mar 19, 2015 4:00 PM ET
Green Bond Investments to Get Updated Guidelines - The Minute
Wall Street has bought into the concept of green bonds in a big way. But now, investors are asking, what are they, exactly? Last year, a consortium of firms produced voluntary guidelines, called “The Green Bond Principles.” These principles defined green bonds as investments that pay for renewable energy, clean transportation, and energy efficiency projects. Those broad terms are, of course,...
Mar 16, 2015 5:00 PM ET
Renewables Power 90% of New Electricity Capacity in January - The Minute
The figures for new renewable energy sources for January have been added up, and the numbers show continuing rapid growth in the sector. Ninety percent of the new electricity generation capacity added in the U.S. in January came from solar and wind energy, according to CleanTechnica. The breakout shows that 54% came from wind, 26% from rooftop solar, 10% percent from natural gas, and 8% from...
Mar 12, 2015 4:30 PM ET
Corporations Committed to Gender Diversity Asked to Sign on to U.N. Women’s Empowerment Principles - The Minute
Pax Ellevate Management has asked those companies in its Global Women’s Index Fund that have not yet signed on to the UN’s Women’s Empowerment Principles to join up. The request is being made in advance of the annual Women’s Empowerment Principles event, to be held this year on March 10th and 11th in New York. The Principles, an initiative of the UN Global Compact and UN Women, are guidelines...
Mar 9, 2015 4:00 PM ET
Top 100 Hospitals Record Higher Profits, Lower Costs Under ACA - The Minute
In this new era of healthcare under the Affordable Care Act, hospitals are working hard to improve outcomes, both for patients and for their bottom lines. There are two main drivers for change. One is negative: financial penalties, such as the one percent cut in Medicare payments under the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ Hospital-Acquired Reduction Program, which penalizes poor...
Mar 5, 2015 4:15 PM ET