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New AASHE Business Member - Blue Planet Energy Deepens Commitment to Sustainability

May 15, 2010

Blue Planet Energy has recently become a member of the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education, an association of colleges and universities working to create a sustainable world. Through its membership in AASHE, Blue Planet Energy will be able to better understand and assist higher education institutions in advancing their sustainability initiatives.

'Supporting educational programs that encourage environmental action is central to Blue Planet Energy's mission,' says Vice-President, Craig Schuttenberg. 'We are excited to have the opportunity to join AASHE's important work in expanding sustainability in higher education institutions.'

AASHE enables colleges and universities to meet their sustainability goals by providing specialized resources, professional development, and a network for sharing information about sustainability products and services. Membership covers the entire business or campus, so everyone can take advantage of event discounts, access to member-only resources, and other benefits.

'We are delighted to have Blue Planet Energy on board and participating in the campus sustainability community,' said Paul Rowland, executive director of AASHE. 'Their involvement in AASHE demonstrates a commitment to working with higher education to create a just and sustainable future for all.'


AASHE is an association of colleges and universities that are working to create a sustainable future. Its mission is to empower higher education to lead the sustainability transformation. It does this by providing resources, professional development, and a network of support to enable institutions of higher education to model and advance sustainability in everything they do, from governance and operations to education and research.

AASHE defines sustainability in an inclusive way, encompassing human and ecological health, social justice, secure livelihoods, and a better world for all generations. AASHE is a member-driven, independent 501(c)(3).

About Blue Planet Energy

Blue Planet Energy provides its clients a unique economical and environmentally beneficial opportunity to purchase competitively priced electricity from our sole-sourced Retail Electricity Supplier and, at no extra cost, support educational organizations that focus on improving the current state of our environment. By helping its clients facilitate relationships with our sole-sourced certified energy supplier and donating a portion of our revenue to environmental education non-profits, Blue Planet Energy has developed an energy supply product that combines supplier-direct pricing with responsible corporate behavior at no extra cost.

Blue Planet donates 15% of the gross revenue it receives from commissions to environmental education and protection programs that promote energy efficiency and responsibility in school-age children. For a list of supported organizations visit Blue Planet's website: www.blueplanetenergy.net

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