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Consumers Energy, MI Department of Corrections Partner to Save $900,000 through Energy Efficiency Measures

MDOC reduces enough energy to power 244 and heat 496 homes
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LANSING, Mich., December 19, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The Michigan Department of Corrections, in partnership with Consumers Energy, has saved $900,000 by completing energy efficiency upgrades, part of the energy provider’s commitment to helping all customers across Michigan lower their energy costs.

Disney Movie Moments Program Expands to Even More Children’s Hospitals

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The one-of-a-kind Disney Movie Moments program brings current Disney theatrical releases to children’s hospitals, enabling young patients to see the latest films from Disney while they are undergoing treatment and may not be able to visit movie theaters. The Walt Disney Studios celebrated a major expansion of the program with a special screening of Disney’s Ralph Breaks the Internet at La Rabida Children’s Hospital in Chicago, where children and families also enjoyed photo opportunities with characters, giveaways distributed by Disney VoluntEARS and meet-and-greets with some of the film’s a

VIDEO | Subaru's WinterFest Expands Green Event Practices for 2019

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At Subaru, our passion for the outdoors never hibernates. That’s why we created Subaru WinterFest, a one-of-a-kind concert and mountain lifestyle tour featuring live music, Subaru swag, free snacks and beverages, daily giveaways, gear demos, dog activities at select stops and much more at some of the nation’s top resorts. Gather your tribe, head to WinterFest and make memories that last forever.

Ecolab Investing in Renewable Power Project With Clearway Energy Group

Agreement will enable Ecolab to offset 100 percent of its electricity demand in North America and achieve a 25 percent reduction in global greenhouse gas emissions
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ST. PAUL, Minn., December 18, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services that protect people and vital resources, has signed an agreement to support Clearway Energy Group’s 419-megawatt (MW) wind farm, Mesquite Star, in Fisher County, Texas. Construction of the Mesquite Star wind farm is scheduled to begin in the first half of 2019.

Subaru Celebrates Winter Adventure With Return of Subaru WinterFest in 2019

Automaker launches multi-city, experiential mountain destination and lifestyle tour geared towards winter warriors
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CAMDEN, NJ, December 21, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Subaru of America, Inc. announced the return of Subaru WinterFest, the automaker’s highly anticipated, multi-city mountain destination and lifestyle tour offering one-of-a-kind experiences for winter warriors across the country. Featuring weekend takeovers at nine of the nation’s top winter resorts, the 2019 Subaru WinterFest tour combines music, adventure, food & beverage, pets and the environment to create a truly unique experience that speaks to the passion points of outdoor enthusiasts and Subaru owners alike.

VIDEO | Mohawk’s George Bandy Jr. from Greenbuild

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George Bandy Jr., vice president of sustainability, Mohawk Group, and winner of the U.S. Green Building Council 2018 Leadership Award, from Greenbuild, discusses the show and its turnout as well as the maturing and transition of sustainability.

Click here to watch the interview.

Empowering People to Manage their Unique Life and Work

By Olivier Blum, Chief HR Officer at Schneider Electric
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Have you ever been in a perpetual state of flux, or felt that you are constantly running behind instead of being ahead? Well, let me tell you that you are not alone. Ironically, in trying to adapt to the rapidly evolving changes in our lives we often neglect the very thing that could make a difference, i.e. our own energy. While it may ring true at an individual level, this dichotomy exists at an organizational level too.

A Warm Place for the Holidays

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This time of year loved ones come together, share a meal and create new memories. For many of our neighbors, that is just not possible. One of the challenges to this comforting picture of the holidays is not having a safe and warm place to gather.

#TheFutureDoesntSuck: How Bacardi and Lonely Whale Are Making Waves Worldwide

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Family-owned Bacardi Limited, the largest privately held spirits company in the world, and Lonely Whale, the award-winning non-profit dedicated to bringing forward courageous ideas that positively impact the health of our ocean, are working together to help rid the environment of single-use plastic. Since June 2018, the two organizations have asked individuals and venues to sign up to ensure #TheFutureDoesntSuck by pledging to eliminate single-use plastic straws.

Timberland Revisits Philadelphia’s Rail Park One Year After Transformational Service Event

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While community service is a core part of Timberland’s DNA, and employees around the globe volunteer at many events each year, we don’t always have the chance to return to the partners we serve and see the lasting impact of our work. I recently was able to revisit the Philadelphia Rail Park, which was the focus of Timberland’s 2017 urban greening effort and the site of a large-scale volunteer event to bring the park to life.

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