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Mielke Award Winners Demonstrate Giving Spirit of PG&E Employees | PG&E Currents

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By Tracy Correa

From helping improve the lives of children in a low-income neighborhood to supporting a family car show to benefit local youth to encouraging those with disabilities to play soccer, PG&E employees are making a difference in their communities.

And, on Thursday (Oct. 25), these exemplary employees were honored by the utility with Frederick W. Mielke Jr. Awards at an afternoon reception at PG&E’s San Francisco headquarters.

Recyclebank Executives to Keynote at Net Impact Conference

Executives reflect on the partnerships and digital experiences accelerating social impact
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Recyclebank CEO Jonathan Hsu will deliver a keynote at the Net Impact Conference on Friday, Oct. 26, in Baltimore, Md. The speech will reflect on the Recyclebank/Waste Management collaboration, which brings together Waste Management’s curbside collection infrastructure -- the largest in the nation -- with Recyclebank's vast online community and incentive platform, enhancing growth prospects for both companies and motivating and mobilizing more people, communities and schools to recycle.

Net Impact attendees will also have the opportunity for a deeper dive with Recyclebank representatives in various other sessions focused on the collaboration, product experience and digital strategies that are spurring consumers to make more sustainable choices for a greater impact.

As the premier event for social entrepreneurs, both established and aspiring, the Net Impact Conference will explore the various strategies to most effectively initiate environmental and social impact through their careers and daily lives. For more information on the conference, please visit: http://netimpact.zerista.com/.

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Recyclebank CEO Jonathan Hsu will deliver a keynote at the Net Impact Conference on Friday, Oct. 26, in Baltimore, Md. The speech will reflect on the Recyclebank/Waste Management collaboration, which brings together Waste Management’s curbside collection infrastructure -- the largest in the nation -- with Recyclebank's vast online community and incentive platform, enhancing growth prospects for both companies and motivating and mobilizing more people, communities and schools to recycle.

Net Impact attendees will also have the opportunity for a deeper dive with Recyclebank representatives in various other sessions focused on the collaboration, product experience and digital strategies that are spurring consumers to make more sustainable choices for a greater impact.

As the premier event for social entrepreneurs, both established and aspiring, the Net Impact Conference will explore the various strategies to most effectively initiate environmental and social impact through their careers and daily lives. For more information on the conference, please visit: http://netimpact.zerista.com/.

MGM Resorts International Continues as Highest Ranking Casino Resort Company on Newsweek Magazine’s List of Greenest Companies Ranking in the Top 125

Ranking at 122 up from 157 and third most highly rated U.S. Hotel & Restaurant Company
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LAS VEGAS, October 24, 2012 /3BL Media/ - For the third consecutive year, MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) has been listed among Newsweek Magazine’s 500 most environmentally responsible companies in the United States—moving up 35 places to 122—and also as the highest ranking company in the casino resort industry.

The company also ranked as the third most highly rated U.S. Hotel & Restaurant Companies.

MGM Resorts International And Aria Resort & Casino Support Motorweek TV’s 32nd Season

Innovative Clean Limousine Fleet figures into Ultimate Automotive Experience
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LAS VEGAS October 17, 2012 /3BL Media/ - MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) and ARIA Resort & Casino at CityCenter have joined withMotorWeek TV, television’s longest-running automotive series, for a major sweepstakes to kick off its season 32 in fall 2012.

The grand prize is a trip for two to Las Vegas to enjoy the Ultimate Automotive Experience, highlighted by a two-night stay at ARIA in early December 2012, and an exotic car drive through Red Rock Canyon in Las Vegas.

City of Carrollton’s Recycling Rewards Brought by Waste Management Just Got Better

Residents can now sign up for Recyclebank and start earning reward points that can be redeemed for hundreds of discounts and deals
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CARROLLTON, TEXAS., October. 19, 2012 /3BL Media - The City of Carrollton, in partnership with Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) and Recyclebank®, today announced that it now offers Recyclebank’s recycling rewards program to Carrollton residents. Recyclebank rewards people for taking everyday green actions, such as recycling, with discounts and deals from locally-based businesses and national brands.

Upcoming Webinar: Planet Brands – Changing Behavior for Sustainable Social Good

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“Planet Brands” is a new piece of thought leadership developed by Futerra Sustainability Communications, on the brands that have the potential to drive global, sustainable behavior change.

Behavior change is a hot topic and drawing on a decade of research David Willans, Director of Futerra+, will share his expertise on how brands can positively influence consumer behavior to encourage more sustainable lifestyles in an upcoming VolunteerMatch Best Practice Network (BPN) webinar.

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Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer and Chairman and Founder Bill Gates commemorated Microsoft’s 30th Employee Giving Campaign during a special town hall event today and announced that Microsoft employees have raised $1 billion in cash since 1983 for more than 31,000 nonprofits and community organizations in the U.S. and around the world.  Redmond, Wash. — Oct. 18, 2012. 

A Billion Ways to Make a Difference

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October is a magical month at Microsoft. There’s a sense of something powerful happening. There are clues everywhere, such as the frantic bidding for the (often quirky) items in the online auction and the brochures in the kitchens seeking submissions for the annual cat calendar. Or the thousands of employees and their families who take to the streets around our headquarters to participate in the 5k run.

The signs are different but the outcome is always the same – millions of dollars raised to help people in real need.

Microsoft Employees Raise $1 Billion for Communities Around the World

Microsoft Commemorates 30th Employee Giving Campaign with CEO Steve Ballmer and Chairman and Founder Bill Gates
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REDMOND, Wash., October 18, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Microsoft Corp. today commemorated its 30th Employee Giving Campaign and announced that U.S. employees raised $1 billion in cash since 1983 for approximately 31,000 nonprofits and community organizations around the world. CEO Steve Ballmer announced the milestone during a special town hall event at the Microsoft Redmond campus, which included Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates and Washington State Gov. Chris Gregoire.

Business4Better to Bring Nonprofits Together to Engage with Business Leaders Interested in Deepening their Corporate Social Responsibility Efforts

Reminder: Nonprofits Invited to Apply for Free Exposition Space at Business4Better Event
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ANAHEIM, Calif., Oct. 16, 2012 /3BL Media / PRNewswire -- Business4Better invites nonprofit organizations interested in fostering deeper and more impactful relationships with businesses to apply for a free exhibit space at their inaugural event which is designed to unite nonprofits with business leaders so they can develop and nurture powerful, innovative partnerships that have an impact on societal causes.

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