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Cox and The Trust for Public Land Announce Finalists for Arizona’s Cox Conserves Heroes Program

Public asked to vote; program to donate $20,000 to environmental nonprofits in Arizona
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PHOENIX, July 13, 2015 /3BL Media/ Cox Communications and The Trust for Public Land are recognizing volunteers who are creating, preserving or enhancing shared outdoor spaces. Mike Birrer, Marilyn Hanson and John Jordan have been selected as finalists for Arizona’s 2015 Cox Conserves Heroes program, and the public is being asked to vote now through August 10. To vote, visit www.cox7.com/cox-conserves.

Register for Sustainability Training with Industry Experts and Thought Leaders

There's still time to join sustainability experts on July 23 - 24 for an exclusive training, Creating Transformational Change: Translating Sustainability in the C-Suite. Register now to hear from and interact with the best in the industry!
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The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Corporate Citizenship Center is partnering with VOX Global for Creating Transformational Change: Translating Sustainability in the C-Suite, an exclusive day and a half day training program for sustainability professionals.

Featured Speakers:

Quick Action and Teamwork Protects Sustainable Farm from Wildfire

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Quick action and immediate willingness to help a neighbor made a big difference in saving property and wildlife habitat from even worse destruction during Oregon’s first major brush fire of the season.

The fire consumed an estimated 40,000 acres in north-central Oregon, according to Boardman Rural Fire Protection District Lt. Casey Zellars.

“We had pretty much all the emergency responders in Morrow and Umatilla counties out there from the time the fire was reported at 2 p.m. Monday until it was finally put out after midnight on Tuesday,” he relates.

Carnival Corporation Names Tara Russell to Lead New fathom Brand, Pioneer Sustained Social Impact Travel on a Scale World Has Never Seen

World’s largest cruise company names Russell, a highly respected social entrepreneur, to be president of fathom and company’s Global Impact Lead
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June 8, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest travel and leisure company, today named Tara Russell president of fathom and Global Impact Lead of Carnival Corporation & plc.

Ray C. Anderson Foundation Ecocentricity Blog - June 4, 2015

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So I checked, and sure enough, March 3 was the last date that I posted a blog entry. That’s three months ago. Goodness. I probably deserve some sort of public ridicule for this long of a delay. Anyone got any rotten tomatoes? Actually, I suggest we compost those instead and leave my face unsplattered.

The Ray C. Anderson Foundation Funds Fellowship to Accelerate Climate Solutions via Paul Hawken’s Project Drawdown

The Ray C. Anderson Foundation has awarded $100,000 to Project Drawdown
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June 4, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The Ray C. Anderson Foundation has awarded $100,000 to Project Drawdown to fund the Ray C. Anderson Fellowship.  The Fellowship is designed to foster the development of a new cohort of global leaders (scholars, scientists, entrepreneurs, and advocates) who will analyze the best available research on one hundred of the most substantive and readily available climate mitigation solutions.

AECOM Helps Improve the Water Quality of Hong Kong’s Victoria Harbour

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A culture of caring

AECOM designed and supervised the Harbour Area Treatment Scheme Stage 2A project to improve Victoria Harbour’s water quality — benefiting approximately six million people.

According to Hong Kong’s Drainage Services Department, every day, the country’s 7-million-plus residents generate 2.6 million cubic meters (92 million cubic feet) of raw sewage — the equivalent of 1,400 Olympic-sized swimming pools — much of which is discharged into Victoria Harbour.

Advisory: U.S. Chamber Foundation to Host Annual Sustainability Forum

Experts and Thought Leaders Will Explore Circular Economy Opportunities for Business
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April 30, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Corporate Citizenship Center will convene business leaders and sustainability experts for the annual Sustainability Forum.

28 Ways to Wow Mom

Make Mother’s Day the best day of her year—for under $100
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Does your mom love it when you get creative or is she a stickler for tradition? I found 28 fabulous presents—all under $100—to suit every mom, whether she likes sparkle or the spa.

Whole Trade Flowers (starting at $29.99 per dozen) at Whole Foods stores

If you're going the tried-and-true route with flowers, aim for something a little different, and give her a bouquet of gorgeous, ethically sourced, fair-trade roses from Ecuador. Pick up a bunch at your local Whole Foods.

Arwen Scarf ($40) at Prana

New Toolkit Released to Help Businesses Manage Energy-Water Nexus

Understanding the interconnectivity between water and energy is crucial to business success and resilience. Our latest report, the Energy-Water Nexus Toolkit, offers practical and mechanical solutions to immediately address the challenges.
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Water and Energy systems are intertwined. Producing one involves the consumption of the other. This relationship is often referred to as the Energy-Water Nexus, and ensuring that those resources are being used efficiently is an important aspect to increasing resilience.

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