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Rose Tourje Urges Design Community to Practice Decommission vs Demolition at NeoCon 2012

ANEW Founder to Participate in “Sustainability Without Boarders” Panel Discussion

Chicago, IL – [June 11, 2012] Rose Tourje, founder and president of Asset Network for Education Worldwide, Inc. (ANEW), will be representing the 501(c)(3) non-profit organization at this year’s NeoCon World’s Trade Fair. The show runs June 11-13, 2012 at the Merchandise Mart in Chicago and will shine a spotlight on the latest and greatest new products, while Tourje will be standing up for doing what’s right with what’s left®. There will be several opportunities for attendees to connect with Tourje and learn more about the important work ANEW does by transforming surplus into service.

Tourje will lead a panel discussion, “Sustainability Without Borders,” with John Peterson of Public Architecture and Tracy Backus of Teknion.

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Anthony Minite Makes the Business of Social Sustainability® Top Priority as Newly Elected Chairman of Board for ANEW

Board recognizes president of Bentley Prince Street’s Longtime Support and Business Acumen with Unanimous Decision

[Pasadena, CA – May 11, 2012] In a unanimous vote, the Asset Network for Education Worldwide, Inc. (ANEW), a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, board of directors selected Anthony Minite to serve as its next chairman. Minite also serves as president of Bentley Prince Street, California’s largest commercial carpet manufacturer and an industry leader in sustainability. His appointment as chairman of the ANEW board is a natural progression based on his dedication to ANEW and to Social Sustainability.

“I am proud of the work ANEW does every day to strengthen the environment and support underserved communities,” says Minite.

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ANEW Showcases Surplus Liquidation Solutions At CoreNet Global Summit in San Diego


Learn More About doing what’s right with what’s left® at booth # 825 April 29 – May 1 

San Diego, CA – [April 27, 2012] Asset Network for Education Worldwide, Inc. (ANEW), a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, will educate attendees at this year’s CoreNet Global Summit on surplus liquidation solutions that unite social responsibility with environmental sustainability, thus promoting Social Sustainability®. ANEW diverts surplus from landfill by matching it to public organizations such as charities, fire and police agencies, veterans, schools and universities, health providers, senior care centers, youth, women and homeless shelters and others; transforming surplus into service. CoreNet’s Global Summit will take place at the San Diego Convention Center, April 29 – May 1 and attracts top corporate real estate and workplace executives.

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Short Documentary “ANEW, doing what’s right with what’s left®” Accepted to 2012 Awareness & Catalina Film Festivals

Announcement comes within weeks of film’s debut at Events in Los Angeles & Orange County

Pasadena, CA – April 9, 2012:  ANEW, a national 501 (c) (3) non-profit based in Pasadena, CA., held two “Aligning Social Sustainability®” events in March to celebrate a wave connecting the elements of wellness, community, industry and environment at the workplace. The festivities included the premier of the short documentary “ANEW, doing what’s right with what’s left,” which was recently accepted into the 2012 Awareness & Catalina Film Festivals. Bentley Prince Street, California’s largest commercial carpet manufacturer and longtime sustaining sponsor of ANEW, served as one of the documentary’s executive producers and also sponsored the events, held at the Smog Shoppe in Los Angeles and at the Orange County Museum of Art in Newport Beach.

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Bentley Prince Street will Host “Aligning Social Sustainability” Events in Los Angeles & Orange County to Celebrate Non-Profit Partner ANEW

Events will feature Short Documentary “ANEW doing what’s right with what’s left®”

City of Industry, CA – February 24, 2012: Bentley Prince Street, Inc. is thrilled to announce two environmental education and awareness events coming to Los Angeles and Orange County in partnership with ANEW (Asset Network for Education Worldwide, Inc.) a national 501(c)(3) nonprofit. “Aligning Social Sustainability” will highlight the aligning of personal wellness, community, industry and environment. The celebrations honor those who have supported the organization’s commitment to Social Sustainability®, the union of social responsibility and environmental sustainability.  A short program will include the premier of a new documentary “ANEW doing what’s right with what’s left“. Guests will represent Fortune 500 companies, civic leaders and community members interested in positive change.

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