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Republic Services® Expands Natural Gas-Powered Fleet Serving Greater Denver Area

More than half of its Colorado fleet now powered by the domestic fuel source
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DENVER, August 17, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Republic Services® announced today the addition of 17 Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) solid waste collection trucks to its fleet serving customers throughout the greater Denver area. The CNG trucks replace older diesel-powered trucks, and bring the total number of natural gas vehicles operated by the Company throughout Colorado to 108.

Keybank Provides $38.4 Million in Total Financing for the Construction of Affordable Housing in Texas

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CLEVELAND, August 16, 2018 /3BL Media/ — KeyBank Community Development Lending and Investment (CDLI) has provided $38.4 million in total financing for the construction of Del Valle Apartments in Austin, TX. The CDLI team provided a $9 million equity bridge loan, with a $29.4 million Freddie Mac Tax Exempt Loan (TEL) Forward Commitment component arranged by Key’s Commercial Mortgage Group.

Pedaling for a Cure

Team ScottsMiracle-Gro participates in Pelotonia’s 10th anniversary bike tour.
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Over 100 associates from ScottsMiracle-Gro recently participated in Pelotonia.

Pelotonia is an annual bike tour and nonprofit organization based in Columbus, Ohio, that raises money for cancer research at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James).

The associate group, known as Team ScottsMiracle-Gro, has been raising money for Pelotonia since the beginning of the year. Hundreds of associates from around the world have made donations to this year’s team.

2018 Powered by Women

From reader nominations, DBusiness selected eight professional women who are driving growth in Michigan, the nation, and the world.
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Profiles by Ronald Ahrens, Tom Murray, Gary Witzenburg, Ilene Wolff  

Patti Poppe, President and CEO • CMS Energy, Consumers Energy

Employees: 7,822 • Revenue: $6.8B

As president and CEO of Jackson- based CMS Energy and Consumers Energy, the largest energy company in Michigan, Patti Poppe readily explains she’s never been happier in her career — a state of contentment best described by one of her favorite Japanese terms, ikigai.

Better Together: Workplace Giving & Volunteering

How an integrated, global program boosted a Fortune 500 financial services corporation’s participation by over 100%
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Leaders of a Fortune 500 financial services corporation’s CSR program believe that the company’s volunteering and gift matching programs are a differentiator—something that can truly set the company apart in attracting, retaining and engaging talented employees. This is especially important for a company located in the competitive hiring environment of Silicon Valley.

Duke Energy Foundation Grants Will Help Strengthen Nonprofits, Provide Access to the Arts in South Carolina

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  • Nearly $300,000 in community impact grants will benefit 11 organizations
  • Funding will support capacity building, cultural programs and training efforts across Palmetto State
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  • Nearly $300,000 in community impact grants will benefit 11 organizations
  • Funding will support capacity building, cultural programs and training efforts across Palmetto State

Duke Energy Boosts Economic Development and Job Growth with $275,000 in Urban Redevelopment Grants in Ohio and Kentucky

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  • Nine projects awarded $275,000 in Urban Revitalization grants
  • Duke Energy has issued $2.2 million in redevelopment grants to 65 projects in Greater Cincinnati since the program launched in 2011
  • Catalyst grants given to projects that aim to reduce blight and building vacancies, create jobs, and increase business expansion and workforce training opportunities
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  • Nine projects awarded $275,000 in Urban Revitalization grants
  • Duke Energy has issued $2.2 million in redevelopment grants to 65 projects in Greater Cincinnati since the program launched in 2011
  • Catalyst grants given to projects that aim to reduce blight and building vacancies, create jobs, and increase business expansion and workforce training opportunities

VIDEO | Boyle Column: Paul Endry Retains Optimism Despite Accident, Paralysis

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Sometimes a major burnout — especially one fueled by a 900-horsepower Corvette race car — is just good for the soul.

Judging by the smile on Paul Endry's face Tuesday afternoon after he launched into a couple of high-octane doughnuts in the former Sears parking lot at Asheville Mall, it was a home run in the soul-stimulation department.

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Sometimes a major burnout — especially one fueled by a 900-horsepower Corvette race car — is just good for the soul.

Judging by the smile on Paul Endry's face Tuesday afternoon after he launched into a couple of high-octane doughnuts in the former Sears parking lot at Asheville Mall, it was a home run in the soul-stimulation department.

VMware Citizen Philanthropists Organize Bangalore E-Waste Drive

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On July 21, 150 citizen philanthropists at VMware Bangalore designed a custom service learning project: door-to-door e-waste collection. In the weeks leading up to the drive, volunteers worked with local radio and newspapers, as well as businesses and social media influencers to promote the drive, and partnered with local nonprofits, Saahas and Ensyde, t

Sysco's 2025 Responsibility Goals

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Sysco is setting a clear path for our future and delivering a better tomorrow by 2025.

Care for our people.

Supply products responsibly.

Protect the planet.

For more information on Sysco’s 2025 Responsibility Goals, visit www.Sysco.com/2025Goals.

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