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50 Ways to Live a More Sustainable Lifestyle

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Although many Earth Day activities—whether in your personal life, in your community or within your company—may look and feel differently this year, the COVID-19 crisis has shown us just how precious ‘outside’ really is. And one of the unexpected outcomes of “stay-at-home” orders is a reduction in smog and air pollution, a reduction in river pollution and even endangered sea turtles again laying egg on empty beaches.   
 

Silver Oak Winery: World’s First Production Facility to Earn “Living Building” Certification

Sonoma winery certified to world’s most ambitious green building standard by the International Living Future Institute
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HEALDSBURG, Calif., April 22, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Silver Oak and the International Living Future Institute (ILFI) announced today that the winery has become the largest certified Living Building in the world. The certification was awarded after more than five years of careful planning and construction, followed by a rigorous one-year performance audit.

Hilton and American Express to Donate Up to 1 Million Rooms to Frontline Medical Professionals During COVID-19 Crisis

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Hilton (NYSE:HLT) and American Express (NYSE:AXP) today announced that the companies, in partnership with Hilton’s ownership community, will donate up to 1 million hotel room nights across the United States to frontline medical professionals leading the fight against COVID-19.

Beginning next week, Hilton and American Express will make rooms available without charge to doctors, nurses, EMTs, paramedics and other frontline medical staff who need a place to sleep, recharge or isolate from their families through the end of May.

The Future of Preservation is Sustainable Tourism

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Lately, there have been several news items about cultural heritage sites that are either under siege by tourists or the environment. Venice is under water. The Louvre is overrun by visitors seeking a selfie with the Mona Lisa. Pompeii needs saving after its just-completed extensive restoration. Machu Picchu is under threat from a planned international airport in the Sacred Valley. 

Nature Needs Heroes: Kathleen Ellie on Living a Sustainable Lifestyle

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Meet Kathleen Ellie, one of the changemakers in Timberland's Nature Needs Heroes campaign who devote their talents to make a difference and committ to building a better future for the environment and the people who live in it. 

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Meet Kathleen Ellie, one of the changemakers in Timberland's Nature Needs Heroes campaign who devote their talents to make a difference and committ to building a better future for the environment and the people who live in it. 

Carnival Corporation Releases Annual Sustainability Report for 2018

Company reports on key sustainability initiatives, including launching world's first cruise vessel powered in port and at sea by liquefied natural gas, world's cleanest burning fossil fuel
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MIAMIJuly 31, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest leisure travel company, recently released its ninth annual sustainability report, detailing the key initiativ

AIDA Cruises Implements Onboard Initiatives to Reduce Food Waste

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AIDA Cruises, the leading cruise line serving the German market, has implemented an array of onboard initiatives designed to continuously reduce food waste.

Carnival Corporation to Significantly Reduce Single-Use Plastics by End of 2021

Reduction of single-use plastics by corporation's nine cruise line brands is part of Operation Oceans Alive program, which furthers commitment to achieve and sustain environmental compliance and excellence
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Reduction of single-use plastics by corporation's nine cruise line brands is part of Operation Oceans Alive program, which furthers commitment to achieve and sustain environmental compliance and excellence

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Reduction of single-use plastics by corporation's nine cruise line brands is part of Operation Oceans Alive program, which furthers commitment to achieve and sustain environmental compliance and excellence

Costa Cruises and Fondazione Banco Alimentare Onlus: The Battle Against Food Waste Arrives in Genoa

The collaboration project between Costa Cruises and Fondazione Banco Alimentare Onlus to recover and reuse surplus food for social purposes continues in the Ligurian city with Costa Fortuna
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GENOA, Italy, April 12, 2019 /3BL Media/ – The collaboration project between Costa Cruises and the Fondazione Banco Alimentare Onlus food bank to recover and reuse surplus food produced on board cruise ships for social purposes continues. Costa Fortuna, calling today at Genoa, has officially become part of the Costa ships' food donation programme.

Follow the Money: How Sands Cares Assists Clean the World

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Through Sands Cares, the corporate giving and community engagement program of Las Vegas Sands, Clean the World and Las Vegas Sands have collaborated on two key projects that have benefited the homeless community and made a significant impact globally.  The Global Hygiene Kit Builds held at all Las Vegas Sands properties in the U.S.

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