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Republic Services Named to Dow Jones Sustainability World and North America Indices for Fifth Consecutive Year

Company Recognized for Its Sustainability Platform and Industry-Leading Climate Strategy
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PHOENIX, November 23, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) was named to both the 2020 Dow Jones Sustainability (DJSI) World and North America Indices for the fifth consecutive year. The recognition highlights Republic's ongoing commitment to long-term economic, governance, environmental and social objectives.

Crown Becomes First Metal Packaging Manufacturer to Activate Renewable Power in 100% of Its U.S. And Canadian Beverage Can Plants

Completion of wind power transition advances Company’s global operations to 27.5% renewable electricity, aligns with Twentyby30 and RE100 commitments
Press Release

YARDLEY, Pa., November 20, 2020 /3BL Media/ Crown Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CCK) (Crown) (www.crowncork.com) is now operating all 14 of its beverage can plants in the U.S. and Canada on renewable energy. It is the first metal packaging manufacturer to achieve this milestone, which is the result of a 15-year wind power Virtual Power Purchase Agreement (VPPA) with Longroad Energy. With the VPPA in effect and all of Crown’s manufacturing facilities in the U.K.

Big Interview: Giorgio D'Aprile, Senior Marketing Director EMEA, Timberland

By Sahar Nazir
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Timberland, a brand known for its yellow boots initially made for construction workers, recently launched a three-year sustainable partnership with Westfield London. Senior marketing director Giorgio D'Aprile talks about how the retailer has been trading through the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Timberland, a brand known for its yellow boots initially made for construction workers, recently launched a three-year sustainable partnership with Westfield London. Senior marketing director Giorgio D'Aprile talks about how the retailer has been trading through the Covid-19 pandemic.

Land Betterment Corporation's Stakeholder Day Spotlighted

Middle Tech Podcast Shines its Spotlight on Land Betterment’s Regional Stakeholder Day
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FISHERS, Ind., November 20, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Land Betterment Corporation (“Land Betterment” or the “Company”), an environmental solutions company fostering positive impact through upcycling former coal mining sites to create sustainable community development and job creation, announces another recognition from the Middle Tech Podcast.  Following its Regional Stakeholder Day at the Bulleit Distilling Co.

North America's Building Trades Unions (NABTU) and Ørsted Sign Landmark MOU for U.S. Offshore Wind Workforce Transition

Pioneering Partnership to Develop the Next Generation of Offshore Wind Workers
Press Release

BOSTON, November 20, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Ørsted, the global leader in offshore wind development, announced today a landmark initiative with North America’s Building Trades Unions (NABTU), the labor organization representing more than 3 million skilled craft professionals. The partnership will create a national agreement designed to transition U.S. union construction workers into the offshore wind industry in collaboration with the leadership of the 14 U.S. NABTU affiliates and the AFL-CIO.

Drive Out Hunger Supplies 1.15 Million Meals to Food Banks

Alliant Energy’s Foundation leads successful virtual golf event
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MADISON, Wis., November 23, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Seven food banks are receiving a total of $385,000 from the annual Drive Out Hunger golf event, held by Alliant Energy’s Foundation. These funds will purchase 1.15 million meals to fight hunger and provide food for local families.

The golf event, traditionally held in-person, was re-envisioned as a virtual event in 2020 to prioritize safety during the COVID-19 pandemic. Sponsors were encouraged to follow social distancing guidelines and play golf on their own time during September and October.

Las Vegas Sands Named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for the First Time

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Sands has again been recognized on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI), one of the most highly regarded indices for corporate sustainability over the past two decades. For the first time, Sands was named to DJSI World, representing the top 10 percent of the largest 2,500 companies in the S&P Global Broad Market Index, based on long-term economic and environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors.

BIER Member Spotlight: Julie Starr

Meet Julie Starr
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Name: Julie Starr

Company: Taiga Company

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Subaru Drives Heartwarming Hope With New Creative Campaign for Launch of 2020 Subaru Share the Love Event

Automaker Opens the Season of Giving with Moving Advertising Spots to Launch Signature Charity Event
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CAMDEN, NJ, November 19, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Subaru of America, Inc. today revealed a new creative campaign to celebrate the launch of its 13th annual Subaru Share the Love® Event.

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