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  Where the Jobs Are: How To Reach Full Employment by 2015
Job creation in the U.S. remains challenging. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, business and government employers only added 80,000 jobs in June 2012, continuing a three-month trend of declining job growth that barely keeps pace with the 90,000 net job hirings monthly that are necessary to absorb the growth of the labor force. However, a closer look at the historical data highlights a bright spot in the employment landscape of the US: Businesses and organizations that are solving society's problems and making a positive impact on the world are the consistent engines of positive job growth.
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Sustainability Positions Buck Recessionary Trends
While other job surveys report pay freezes and job losses, the 2012 CR & Sustainability Salary Survey released this week highlighted a resilient employment sector with growth and recession-bucking salary increases.
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Apple Rejoins EPEAT Following Consumer Outcry
Little more than a week after news spread about Apple withdrawing from the EPEAT environmental ratings for electronics, the computer company reversed course on Friday stating the decision was a mistake.
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Duracell, Energizer, Panasonic and Rayovac Preparing Nationwide Battery Recycling Program
The Corporation for Battery Recycling (CBR), a non-profit organization comprised of the four largest battery makers, issued a request for proposal that seeks a business partner to steward the collection and recycling of household batteries.
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