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Wells Fargo Blog: Restoring the Lost Pines

Nonprofits like TreeFolks in Texas have restored habitats, planted trees, and engaged volunteers, thanks to the Wells Fargo Environmental Solutions grant program
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Mike Valescu loves traveling from his home in Austin, Texas, to nearby Bastrop County, where the air is fresh and he is surrounded by beautiful loblolly pine trees.

So after wildfires in September 2011 charred 34,000 acres there — claiming two lives, obliterating 1,700 homes, and destroying a 6,565-acre ecosystem inside Bastrop State Park — Valescu knew he had to help restore the area to its natural beauty.

The Future of Work is Flexible, and Female

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At SXSW 2017, one of the nation’s premier venues for new ideas, Booz Allen Executive Dee Dee Helfenstein discussed the changing workplace, the on-demand economy, and how organizations can attract and retain top talent.

A Culture of Safety: Weatherford Celebrates World Day for Safety and Health at Work

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Today we celebrate World Day for Safety and Health at Work, dedicated to the prevention of occupational incidents globally. The United Nations and International Labour Organization's annual awareness-raising campaign promotes safe, healthy, and decent work – stressing how a strong safety and health culture can help reduce the number of work-related injuries.

National Rebuilding Month: Get Involved

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Last year for National Rebuilding Month, 148 of the 1,942 rebuilding projects were completed for community facilities and spaces, which collectively impacted 100,000 people across the country. It's not too late to get involved this April with Rebuilding Together.

National Rebuilding Month: Impact of Home Hazards on Early Childhood Development

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According to the MacArthur Foundation, early childhood development can be significantly impeded by an unsafe or unhealthy environment.

Astellas To Present on Challenges to Health Innovation at Milken Institute Global Conference

Astellas Americas President Jim Robinson to discuss the importance of listening to patients in tackling health decision-making, financial burden and transparency in care
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NORTHBROOK, Ill., April 27, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Astellas today announced that Astellas Americas President Jim Robinson will participate in a panel entitled "Getting Our Health Priorities in Order: Prevention, Research, and Treatment" from 8 – 9:15 a.m. PT Monday, May 1 at the 20th Annual Milken Institute Global Conference in Los Angeles.

UN Global Compact Calls on Business to Shift from Incremental Change to Breakthrough Innovation on the SDGs

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NEW DEHLI, April 27, 2017 /3BL Media/ – “Time is of the essence,” urged Lise Kingo, CEO and Executive Director of the United Nations Global Compact, to an audience of more than 300 local and global leaders from business, finance, civil society, Government and the UN, at the conclusion of the UN Global Compact two-day event, Making Global Goals Local Businesses – India, in New Delhi today.

Duke Energy’s Latest Sustainability Report Details Cleaner Energy Investments and Aggressive Goal to Reduce Carbon Emissions 40 Percent by 2030

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  • Report highlights the company’s progress in delivering a smart-energy future for customers, communities
  • By 2030, company to reduce carbon dioxide emissions 40 percent from 2005 levels 
  • $11 billion investment in cleaner generation drives new targets
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  • Report highlights the company’s progress in delivering a smart-energy future for customers, communities
  • By 2030, company to reduce carbon dioxide emissions 40 percent from 2005 levels 
  • $11 billion investment in cleaner generation drives new targets

Bechtel Launches Long-Term Sustainability Targets

Ambitious Goals Focused on Cost Optimization and Promoting Global Prosperity
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RESTON, Va., April 27, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Bechtel, a global leader in engineering, procurement, and construction, announced a set of ambitious long-term targets to increase the company’s contributions to global sustainability. The goals and targets are part of Bechtel’s ongoing and comprehensive strategy to further integrate sustainability within the company.

Laura Asiala, PYXERA Global to Speak at the United Nations Foundation’ Global Issues Engagement Council

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WASHINGTON, April 28, 2017 /3BL Media/- Advance solutions and make a sustainable impact by identifying discreet, solvable problems within the Sustainable Development Goals (Global Goals). Laura Asiala, Vice President of Public Affairs at PYXERA Global, will speak at the Global Issues Engagement Council at the United Nations Foundation this Friday, April 28.

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