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Keep America Beautiful Receives $1 Million Grant from Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation

National Nonprofit to Support More than 100 Community Improvement Initiatives
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STAMFORD, Conn. Jan. 30, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful (KAB) today announced a $1 million donation from the Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation (LCEF) to support the national nonprofit’s mission to build and sustain vibrant communities. This is Lowe’s second $1 million contribution to Keep America Beautiful to engage volunteers to take action to benefit local communities across the country.

Sodexo Recognized at World Economic Forum in Davos for its Sustainability Leadership

Sodexo’s commitment to sustainability has been recognized for efforts and results in social, environmental and economic performance at the World Economic Forum 2013 in Davos with three awards: Sector Leader 2013, Gold Class 2013, and Sector Mover 2013.
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Issy-les-Moulineaux, January 30, 2013 /3BL Media/– Sodexo's commitment to sustainability has been recognized for efforts and results in social, environmental and economic performance at the World Economic Forum 2013 in Davos with three awards: Sector Leader 2013, Gold Class 2013, and Sector Mover 2013.

The RobecoSAM Sustainability Yearbook is regarded as the world's most comprehensive publication on corporate sustainability performance. These three distinctions recognize Sodexo’s strong performance in social, economic and environmental practices.

WWF and H&M Develop New Cutting Edge Water Strategy

Taking water stewardship to the next level within the fashion industry
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Conservation organisation WWF and fashion company H&M have entered into a three year global partnership. Side by side, a new H&M water strategy has been formed which is a game changer in the fashion industry, as it takes the whole supply chain into account and goes far beyond the factory lines. 

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Conservation organisation WWF and fashion company H&M have entered into a three year global partnership. Side by side, a new H&M water strategy has been formed which is a game changer in the fashion industry, as it takes the whole supply chain into account and goes far beyond the factory lines. 

PG&E Employees Donate $6 Million To Local Communities

Annual “Campaign for the Community” Raises Funds for Nonprofits throughout Northern and Central California
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SAN FRANCISCO, December 26, 2012 /3BL Media/ – Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) announced today that its employees and retirees have raised more than $6 million to support nonprofit organizations and schools through the utility’s annual giving initiative, Campaign for the Community. The total was the most ever pledged in the campaign’s history and exceeded last year’s total by $700,000. Employee contributions will benefit entities throughout PG&E’s service area in Northern and Central California.

New Report: Growing Water Scarcity Presents Major Challenges

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BOSTON, December 11, 2012 /3BL Media/ – As numerous western states are considering massive new water supply projects, a new Ceres report is suggesting caution.

Four ConAgra Foods Lamb Weston Plants Again Earn ENERGY STAR Certification

Plants Achieve Best-in-Class Performance to Maintain ENERGY STAR Certification
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EAGLE, Idaho, December 4, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Employee commitment to corporate citizenship has again earned four ConAgra Foods Lamb Weston plants ENERGY STAR® certification from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The EPA awards the ENERGY STAR—one of the most recognized green marks in the world—to plants achieving best-in-class performance, based on the EPA’s Energy Performance Indicator (EPI).

Lamb Weston plants in Boardman, Ore., Park Rapids, Minn., and Richland and Quincy, Wash. received ENERGY STAR re-certification for 2012.

Chevrolet Helps To Fund First All Access Sports Field in Los Angeles

City of Los Angeles and Community Makes Barry A. Sanders Sports Field A Reality
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In September of 2012, Chevrolet, through the EcoMedia EcoAd program and the Los Angeles Parks Foundation, provided funding to support the completion of the Barry Sanders All-Access Ballfield at Bielenson Park. For the first time ever, the Los Angeles area has an all-access baseball facility.  The field is named in honor of the current President of the Board of Commissioners for Recreation and Parks, Barry A. Sanders.

NativeEnergy Launches International Carbon Offset Partnership that Provides Safe Water and Cuts CO2 Pollution

Collaboration with Triple Quest will reduce more than 500,000 tons of CO2; first project will bring clean water to more than 20,000 Kenyans
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BURLINGTON, Vt. / GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., November 29, 2012 /3BL Media/ - NativeEnergy, a leading provider of carbon offsets, is launching a program that combines clean water with carbon reductions in Kenya, Ghana, Ethiopia, and other developing countries.

Domtar et la Student Conservation Association unissent leurs forces à Montréal

Journée d'activités d'entretient et préservation du Parc des Rapides à LaSalle le 13 octobre
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MONTRÉAL, Le 10 octobre 2012 /3BL Media/ - Domtar Corporation (NYSE : UFS) (TSX : UFS) annonce aujourd’hui que plus de 50 employés du siège social de Montréal participeront bénévolement avec leur famille et des membres locaux et internationaux de la Student Conservation Association (SCA), à une grande corvée d’une demi-journée qui aura lieu le 13 octobre prochain au Parc des Rapides à LaSalle.

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