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Domtar Supports Elimination of Illegal Logging Through Lacey Act

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Illegal logging has some obvious effects, such as the destruction of forests and ecosystems, but it also results in economic and social effects that aren’t always apparent.

America’s Small Landowners: One Forest at a Time

By Jan Lee
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Small landowners are the unsung heroes of the U.S. forest industry. We often think of public forests as the key source of the U.S. wood supply, but in fact, that resource only amounts to about a quarter of the total acreage that is harvested for wood products in the U.S. The rest comprises stock supplied by landowners that have dedicated their acreages to maintaining U.S. forest growth and supply.

Kimberly-Clark Joins Forces with World Wildlife Fund to Engage Consumers to Help Save the World’s Forests

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DALLAS, June 12, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Kimberly-Clark (NYSE:KMB), a leader in sustainably-made personal care products, today announced a unique three-year agreement and collaboration with World Wildlife Fund (WWF) designed to raise awareness of the importance of choosing products that use fiber from responsibly managed forests.

Bacardi Makes Miami Neighborhood Cooler with Tree Planting at Local Park

Employees give back with “Good Spirited” initiative for the third year in a row
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CORAL GABLES, Fla., June 12, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Time spent among trees is time never wasted, and this could not be truer for Bacardi employees in the United States. For the third year in a row, a team of Bacardi employees from its regional headquarters office in Coral Gables, Fla., planted 26 oak and mahogany trees in partnership with the American Forests and Neat Streets Miami/Million Trees Miami at Amelia Earhart Park, part of the Miami-Dade Parks and Recreation System.

Texas Trees, Alliance Data and American Forests Conduct Urban Heat Island Study to Understand the Effects of Trees, Paved Surfaces and Buildings on Temperature and Air Quality in Dallas County

Urban Heat Island Study Results Highlight the Critical Environmental, Social and Economic Role of the Region's Tree Canopy
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Alliance Data, and Texas Trees Foundation, in conjunction with American Forests, the oldest national conservation organization in the United States, teamed up to implement the urban heat island study in Dallas County, which identifies where the region is experiencing high urban heat island temperatures and the associated effect on air quality, and where greater tree canopy coverage could mitigate the issue. The study also uncovered that Dallas is the second largest city in the country that is warming the fastest, which means hotter nights and even hotter days.

General Motors Sustainability Newsletter - June 2017

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Highlights from GM’s Latest Sustainability Report
General Motors’ sustainability approach enables the company to serve its customers and shareholders, increase operational efficiency, mitigate risk and improve the communities where it does business. GM summarizes its impact in its annual sustainability report at gmsustainability.com.

National Geographic Channel Re-Releases Before the Flood Commercial-Free Across Its Digital and TVE Platforms

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Starting Today, June 2, Through June 9, Film Will Be Available Commercial-Free for Free via Natgeotv.com and Nat Geo TV Apps (iOS and Android Devices, Apple TV, Roku and Samsung Connected TVs)

“The climate change documentary Americans need to see.”

— Village Voice

BEFORE THE FLOOD — Produced by Leonardo DiCaprio, Fisher Stevens, Brett Ratner and James Packer and Executive Produced by Martin Scorsese — Received Worldwide Acclaim for Its Efforts to Engage Citizens in Climate Change Discussions
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Starting Today, June 2, Through June 9, Film Will Be Available Commercial-Free for Free via Natgeotv.com and Nat Geo TV Apps (iOS and Android Devices, Apple TV, Roku and Samsung Connected TVs)

“The climate change documentary Americans need to see.”

— Village Voice

Aramark Sets The Stage For Summer Travel Season

From food and music festivals to solar eclipse sightings, Aramark brings new levels of excitement to the nation’s national parks and lodges
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PHILADELPHIA, May 25, 2017 /3BL Media/– As travelers embark on family vacations and cross-country trips this summer, Aramark (NYSE: ARMK), the award-winning food and hospitality partner for national and state parks and other leading leisure and cultural attractions, is rolling out new programs, enhancements and celebrations at the country’s premier travel destinations to help guests relax and enjoy themselves. 

Consumers Energy Commitment to the Environment

Mother Nature is One of Our Toughest Customers
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As featured in the Consumers Energy 2017 Sustainability Report

Water
We are the Great Lakes State. Here in Michigan, our lakes, rivers and streams define us. We’re beach-goers, anglers and stone-skippers. We must keep this precious resource thriving for centuries of Michigan summers to come.
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Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful Completes Successful Great American Cleanup Event

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Earlier in May, Keep America Beautiful Reno, Nevada-based affiiliate Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful (KTMB) hosted its 11th annual Great Community Cleanup -- a local initiative of the Great American Cleanup, the nation's largest community improvement program.

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