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Wells Fargo Invested $67 Billion in 2016 to Advance CSR Goals

Report highlights progress toward 2020 Corporate Social Responsibility goals
Press Release

SAN FRANCISCO, April 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) announced today that the company invested nearly $67 billion in lending capital and grants during 2016 toward achieving its 2020 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) goals that were set last year to help create solutions to address global challenges and strengthen communities.

Trash to Treasure: Converting Landfills to Public Green Space

by Adam Bonislawski
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As the saying goes, one man’s trash is another man’s treasure. And what’s more treasured, particularly in dense urban areas, than parkland?

Changing patterns of waste disposal are making many conventional landfills obsolete, and, in turn, municipalities are repurposing these facilities as green spaces, at once removing public eyesores and adding new amenities for their residents.

Case Study Snapshot: TAIPEI 101

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CBRE’s Sustainability Group has made TAIPEI 101’s green profile soar, helping it become the first LEED v4 Platinum super tall building in the world and the only project to achieve 90 points. Learn more: http://www.cbre.com/about/case-studies/taipei-101

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Qualcomm Collaborates with Stakeholders to Bring the Future Forward

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We are working with stakeholders around the globe to bring breakthrough ideas to life in many areas ranging from innovative infrastructure to better health to economic empowerment. Our connections can bring the future forward faster, driving human and economic progress, and our employees, investors, suppliers, customers, governments, communities and nonprofit organizations are key to accelerating the invention and implementation of our mobile technology for social good.

Coca-Cola/Keep America Beautiful Recycling Bin Grant Brings 42 New Bins to Downtown Des Moines

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Recycle DSM (Des Moines), a partnership between the City of Des Moines, Iowa, and Operation Downtown, added 42 new recycling bins for the City's Downtown. The new bins, which were provided by a Coca-Cola/Keep America Beautiful Public Space Recycling Bin Grant, are placed in the Historic East Village and the Western Gateway.

Republic Services Celebrates Earth Day in Sonoma County with Enhancements to Recycling Capabilities

New, Advanced Sorting System Brings Increased Recycling Capability to Region
Press Release

SONOMA COUNTY, Calif., April 19, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Republic Services celebrated its enhanced recycling facility today that will enable Sonoma County to achieve their sustainability goals for years to come. The Sonoma County Recycling Center is capable of processing more than 200 tons of recyclable material per day, and is expected to increase the recycling capacity in the region.

LA Galaxy, adidas and Major League Soccer Collaborate with Parley for the Oceans to Debut First MLS Jerseys Made from Parley Ocean Plastic™

AEG’s LA Galaxy to wear Parley jerseys during match this Sunday at StubHub Center vs. Seattle Sounders FC (1 p.m. PT; ESPN) as part of Protect the Pitch Day; Parley jerseys were made from yarns containing Parley Ocean Plastic™
Press Release

LOS ANGELES, April 19, 2017 /3BL Media/– AEG’s LA Galaxy, adidas, Major League Soccer and Parley for the Oceans have united today to raise awareness around the harmful impact of marine plastic pollution with the unveiling of adidas MLS Parley club jerseys. The kits—each made from technical yarns containing Parley Ocean Plastic™—will be worn by both teams Sunday, April 23 when the LA Galaxy host Seattle Sounders FC at StubHub Center.

FedEx Releases 2017 Global Citizenship Report

New Vehicle Fuel Efficiency Goal Set
Press Release

MEMPHIS, Tenn., April 20, 2017 /3BL Media/- FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) announced today the online release of its 2017 Global Citizenship Report (GCR), which details how the company connects the world responsibly and resourcefully.  The annual report includes updates on the company’s strategies, goals, programs and progress in three key areas: Economy, Environment and People.  The report also includes statistics that track the progress of the company’s citizenship goals in fiscal year 2016, which ended on May 31, 2016.

Delos™ Invests in Finnish Smart Green Wall Company Naava and Introduces Cutting Edge Technology to U.S. Market

Press Release

NEW YORK, April 27, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Delos™, a wellness real estate and technology firm, today announces a strategic investment and collaboration with Naava, a Finnish health technology firm that specializes in the development of smart active green walls, further exemplifying Delos’ mission to transform indoor environments into spaces that promote human health and well-being.

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