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Whirlpool’s Voglewede Pursues a Sustainable Customer Connection

By Steve Minter
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Whirlpool Corp. wants to sell appliances and it does so in massive quantities, to the tune of $21 billion annually. But the world’s largest appliance manufacturer also wants to create a relationship with its customers where they can be “proud” of purchasing a Whirlpool product, not only because of how it performs but because of what the company does to “create a healthier and better planet,” says Ron Voglewede, Whirlpool’s director of global sustainability.

Timberland Kicks Off 26th Year of Path of Service™ Volunteer Program With In-House Event to Benefit the American Heart Association

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Last year, global outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland celebrated the 25th anniversary of its Path of ServiceTM volunteer program, which offers employees up to 40 paid hours each year to serve in their communities. The brand finished the year strong by engaging employees at its Stratham, New Hampshire headquarters to serve 200 families through the annual Holiday Giving Tree.

Dr Pepper Snapple Group and Keep America Beautiful Kick Off Sixth Year of Recycling Partnership

Now accepting applications for 2018 Park Recycling Grant Program
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STAMFORD, Conn., January 18, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The Dr Pepper Snapple Group/Keep America Beautiful Park Recycling Infrastructure Grant Program opened its 2018 application process today, offering new opportunities to make recycling convenient for communities across the country. Applications are open for submission at kab.org/parkrecycling through Feb. 16, 2018.

Bring Your Knowledge to the Shared Value Leadership Summit Stage

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Inpsire. Innovate. Act.

Now, more than ever, the world's greatest challenges require the bold thinking and action of companies. The Shared Value Initiative is seeking proposals for the 2018 Shared Value Leadership Summit's NEW Solutions Salons speaking opportunities and we want the Summit stage to come alive with your story of shared value strategic thinking and partnership.

What's a Solutions Salon?

Peacocks, Vipers and Honey Bees Star in GM’s 2018 Wildlife Habitat Calendar

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Nearly 300 photos of flora and fauna taken by General Motors employees around the globe were submitted for the company’s annual Wildlife Habitat Calendar contest. The program highlights the plants and animals that call GM’s industry-leading 71 Wildlife Habitat Council certified sites home.

This year’s winning photos are:

Duke Energy Volunteers Celebrate MLK Day with Day of Service

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On MLK Day of Service, hundreds of Duke Energy employees fanned out across our communities to serve others. From teaching girls about STEM in aviation and building homes to serving meals and beautifying parks, Duke Energy In Action volunteers put our purpose into action: to power the lives of our customers and the vitality of our communities.

Introducing the Carver Family

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Kendra Carver is an American Express employee, a recent adoptive mother and an advocate for adoption benefits. Here she shares her family's story in a guest blog for the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption.

Science Museum of Minnesota Honored With Energy Efficiency Leader Award From Trane

Museum recognized for its energy efficient approach, lowering carbon footprint and reducing energy cost
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ST. PAUL, Minn., January 17, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Trane®, a leading global provider of indoor comfort systems and services and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, presented the Energy Efficiency Leader Award to the Science Museum of Minnesota. The award recognizes the museum’s long-term commitment to providing a learning atmosphere with minimal impact on the environment.

Bottled Water Industry Teams Up with Keep America Beautiful to Promote Value and Importance of Recycling

IBWA Becomes National Sponsor of America Recycles Day
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DALLAS, January 17, 2018 /3BL Media/ – With a common goal of improving recycling access and increasing recycling rates by educating consumers about the value of recycling, the International Bottled Water Association (IBWA) and Keep America Beautiful announced their partnership today at the 2018 Keep America Beautiful National Conference, taking place Jan. 17-19 at The Fairmont Dallas Hotel in Dallas, Texas.

Next City Launches New Section Focused on Urban Solutions for Inclusive Economic Growth With Support From Citi Community Development

“The Bottom Line” to highlight innovative policies, investments and technology addressing pressing urban problems related to affordability, inclusive economic growth and access to capital
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NEW YORK, January 18, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Next City today announced the launch of its newest editorial section, The Bottom Line, made possible with support from Citi Community Development. Through enterprise reporting, news coverage and op-eds written by public and private sector leaders, The Bottom Line will explore new and promising programs, partnerships, policies, technologies and financial tools emerging in response to increasing inequality, household financial vulnerability and other troubling economic trends affecting American cities.

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