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National Conservation Program gets $500K Boost from Duke Energy

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  • National Wild Turkey Federation, Duke Energy set up a five-year, $500,000 partnership to restore 6,000 acres of critical habitat in Indiana, the Carolinas and Florida

  • Projects will benefit imperiled pollinators, birds and other wildlife species

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  • National Wild Turkey Federation, Duke Energy set up a five-year, $500,000 partnership to restore 6,000 acres of critical habitat in Indiana, the Carolinas and Florida

  • Projects will benefit imperiled pollinators, birds and other wildlife species

Atlas Copco's Groundbreaking Technology Takes Fuel Efficiency to a New Level and Makes a Positive Impact on the Environment

Meet SmartROC T35 Surface Drill Rig, Which is Driving Down Costs in Turkey
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The beginning of the new millennium was characterized by escalat­ing climate changes, with higher average temperatures said to be caused by rapidly increasing carbon-dioxide emissions. Companies that take their responsibility to be good corporate citizens seriously set goals and targets to reduce emissions and minimize the consumption of natural resources.

At Atlas Copco, we continuously strive to reduce our environmental impact on nature and people. To achieve this, we include environmental criteria in our processes and improve energy efficiency in our production and products.

Why We Need Your Support to Help Reduce Food Waste

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By Christy Cook

Director, Sustainability Performance & Field Support Sodexo North America

Imagine, for a moment, that you get your lunch from the same café every day. You get a turkey sandwich that’s a little too big for you to finish, but it’s a good value. Then one day, you come in and notice your turkey sandwich is a little bit smaller. Would you be annoyed? Or relieved that you weren’t wasting food?

GM, Herman Miller and Green Standards RePurpose Program Sizzles

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GM is redesigning its work environment at several locations, resulting in tens of thousands of pieces of excess furniture, equipment, and supplies.

Orvis Leaders Signed the “Now or Neverglades Declaration,” and So Should You

Orvis News | Written by: Phil Monahan
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National media have finally started reporting on the incredible algae blooms along both Florida coasts, although a call to action started to go out as early as February.

HP and Staples: A Decade of Recycling Collaboration

10-year partnership with office supply retailer leads to keeping 128 million pounds of material out of landfills.
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What weighs as much as 130 Boeing 747-8 airplanes, 29 space shuttles (fuel and all) or a couple of average-sized cruise ships? The answer might surprise you: The equivalent of millions of pounds of HP cartridges and hardware recycled over a decade by Staples and HP.

America’s Great Plains Lost More Habitat in 2014 than the Brazilian Amazon: WWF Report

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November 16, 2016 /3BL Media/ – In 2014 the Great Plains lost more acres of grasslands than the Brazilian Amazon lost to deforestation, according to a new report from World Wildlife Fund (WWF). Fifty-three million acres of America’s Great Plains have been lost since 2009, threatening important and iconic species like grasslands songbirds, the monarch butterfly, and native bumble bees.

Medtronic Releases FY16 Integrated Performance Report

Report Highlights Company’s Global Financial, Social, and Environmental Impact
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DUBLIN, November 16, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) announces the release of its 2016 Integrated Performance Report. The report highlights — for the first time — the combined financial, social, and environmental impact of Medtronic after acquiring Covidien in 2015.

Ecocentricity Blog: Credit Where Credit is Due

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No, we don’t get the credit. The Ray does. They have done the work (amazing work), and all the Foundation does is write the check.

Last week, I attended the Southeastern Council of Foundations Annual Meeting, a regional gathering of grantmakers of all types. It’s always a great event, primarily because of the network it offers, but also because of the two or three ideas I typically take away from the sessions or speakers. I heard a good one this year.

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