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Article from in Philanthropy
Jan 19, 2018 7:55 AM ET

Montanans across the state have come together in many ways to help those affected by wildfires.

One of those ways include raising over $64,000 in just two weeks, through Albertsons and Safeway stores throughout Montana to donate to families in need. 

The money has gone to support the red cross disaster relief. 

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Article from in Awards and Recognition
Jan 19, 2018 7:30 AM ET

Congratulations to Freeport-McMoRan for being named to the Just 100: America's Best Corporate Citizens by Forbes! Freeport-McMoRan was ranked 49 on the 2018 Forbes Just 100 list, and was the second-highest ranking company in the Basic Resources category.

AEG’s Kings players and team mascot Bailey visit with patients, families and hospital staff for annual team visit at Southern California’s largest pediatric hospital

Multimedia with summary from in Philanthropy
Jan 18, 2018 4:15 PM ET

As part of their longstanding relationship with Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA), AEG’s LA Kings players Anze Kopitar, Drew Doughty, Jeff Carter, Jonathan Quick and team mascot Bailey visited patients on Tuesday, Jan. 16 at CHLA. During the team’s annual visit, players spent the afternoon with patients, families and hospital staff posing for pictures and playing games on various floors of Southern California’s largest pediatric hospital.

Among the many issues deemed as most important by Americans, Legg Mason outperformed its peers on worker pay and treatment, job creation, healthy products and communities, environmental impact, and more.

Article from in Awards and Recognition
Jan 18, 2018 3:00 PM ET

Legg Mason has once again been named to the list of America’s 100 Most JUST Companies – the JUST 100 – an annual ranking by JUST Capital and Forbes of how the largest publicly-traded companies in America perform on issues Americans care most about.

Legg Mason was ranked 73rd overall out of 875 companies and 3rd among 30 Capital Markets companies in the 2017 JUST 100. (Legg Mason ranked #1 in the same category in 2016.)

Multimedia with summary from in Environment
Jan 18, 2018 2:50 PM ET

The White House has been spewing some pretty foul policy lately. It can be difficult to identify something hopeful about our struggling planet. Maybe the fact that the hole in the ozone layer is actually shrinking! This week on Sea Change Radio, we check in with Durwood Zaelke, one of the original crafters of the Montreal Protocol 30 years ago, the key piece of legislation that led to the ozone‘s current state of healing.

Blog from in Environment
Jan 18, 2018 2:05 PM ET

Over three decades of water stewardship consulting-- 26,000 water risk screenings and 400 watershed assessments reveal to Antea Group and its global partners this little fact--

While every business entity, government, and individual can play a role in advancing water security, the food and beverage sector is uniquely positioned to take the lead. Find out why right here.

About Antea Group

Hundreds of Keep America Beautiful community leaders gather to celebrate “the next 65” years of transforming public spaces into beautiful places

Press Release from in Awards and Recognition
Jan 18, 2018 2:00 PM ET

DALLAS, January 18, 2018 /3BL Media/ - More than 80 individuals, including community leaders from iconic national nonprofit Keep America Beautiful’s affiliate network and other partner organizations are being recognized today at Keep America Beautiful’s National Awards Ceremony, which is taking place during Keep America Beautiful’s National Conference in Dallas, Texas, Jan. 17-19, at the Fairmont Dallas.

Blog from in Energy
Jan 18, 2018 1:30 PM ET

When Kansas City Public Schools entered into an energy savings project with Trane, a leading global provider of indoor comfort solutions and services and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, the project consisted of building upgrades in 37 district buildings, designed to address building maintenance and energy efficiency issues.  

Press Release from in Green Building
Jan 18, 2018 12:40 PM ET

Four new billboards now welcome visitors to The Ray, a “safer, cleaner, smarter highway.” This is thanks to a new partnership with Lamar, one of the largest outdoor advertising companies in the world.

Taproot Foundation's 2018 Campaign Initiatives

Blog from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Jan 18, 2018 12:05 PM ET

Did you make a new year’s resolution? Each year many of us resolve to change a disliked trait or accomplish a personal goal. Whether you love them or hate them, resolutions serve a purpose. They encourage us to make a conscious decision to improve our life in the coming year.

by Douglas Nuttall, P.Eng. Senior Civil Engineer, Ottawa, Canada

Blog from in Sustainable Development Goals
Jan 18, 2018 11:55 AM ET

We have a problem. 

The population of the world is growing. Almost all of that growth is occurring in urban centers around the world, and each city already draws on more resources and ecological services than the land that it manages can support - many times over.

Article from in Philanthropy
Jan 18, 2018 11:45 AM ET

LIXIL Group Corp. has been offering affordable and clean toilets to help enhance sanitation in developing nations.

The major toilet and housing equipment manufacturer has put in place 1.2 million units of the “safe toilet,” known as SATO, in developing countries through donations by citizens’ groups and foundations as well as LIXIL's direct sales.

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By Steve Minter

Article from in Sustainable Development Goals
Jan 18, 2018 11:30 AM ET

Whirlpool Corp. wants to sell appliances and it does so in massive quantities, to the tune of $21 billion annually. But the world’s largest appliance manufacturer also wants to create a relationship with its customers where they can be “proud” of purchasing a Whirlpool product, not only because of how it performs but because of what the company does to “create a healthier and better planet,” says Ron Voglewede, Whirlpool’s director of global sustainability.

The projects are part of the company’s strategy to help reduce greenhouse gas and air pollution.

Blog from in Energy
Jan 18, 2018 11:05 AM ET

Southern California Edison received approval today to move forward on four pilot projects that will help to expand electric transportation. Transportation electrification is key to meeting California’s 2030 greenhouse gas and air pollution reduction goals.

Blog from in Environment
Jan 18, 2018 10:40 AM ET

Nearly 300 photos of flora and fauna taken by General Motors employees around the globe were submitted for the company’s annual Wildlife Habitat Calendar contest. The program highlights the plants and animals that call GM’s industry-leading 71 Wildlife Habitat Council certified sites home.

This year’s winning photos are: