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Kimberly-Clark A&NZ Launches New Five Year Sustainability Strategy and Latest Sustainability Report

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Sydney, August 4, 2016 /3BL Media/ -  Kimberly-Clark (K-C) Australia & New Zealand (A&NZ) released its new five-year sustainability strategy. Both globally and locally, K-C’s sustainability goals have transitioned from three pillars of sustainability (People, Planet and Product) to an evolution of five key priority areas - Social Impact, Forests and Fibre, Waste & Recycling, Energy & Climate, and Supply Chain.

CITGO Teams Up with Boston Red Sox Foundation to Launch Spirit Pump Campaign

Red Sox-branded fuel pumps and CITGO station activities fuel good for foundation programs
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BOSTON, Mass., July 22, 2016 /3BL Media/ – This July through October, CITGO Petroleum Corporation, along with its local New England partners, SEI Fuels, H.A. Mapes, Global Partners and Tradewinds, will fuel good for the Red Sox Foundation through the installation of unique Red Sox-branded gas pumps at multiple CITGO stations throughout Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire and Maine. 

Accenture, The University of Notre Dame, and The Rural Development Company in South Africa Launch Renewable Energy Program in KwaZulu-Natal, Delivering Clean, Affordable Electricity

Local entrepreneurs have solar energy, Internet connectivity, skills training, and mentors to build businesses and create jobs
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NEW YORK; July 14, 2016 /3BL Media/– Accenture (NYSE: ACN), the University of Notre Dame Initiative for Global Development (NDIGD) and The Rural Development Company have launched the first solar-powered microgrids in the northern KwaZulu-Natal district of uMkhanyakude, South Africa, as part of the Connectivity, Electricity and Education for Entrepreneurship (CE3) program.
 

Kimberly-Clark Asia Pacific Wins Silver at PR Week Awards Asia 2016

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Kimberly-Clark Asia Pacific has won the Silver award for the PR Week Awards Asia 2016 Environmental Campaign of the Year.

TransCanada Announces $2.1 Billion Mexico Pipeline Project

TransCanada partnership awarded contract to build, own and operate Sur de Texas-Tuxpan natural gas pipeline in Mexico
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MEXICO CITY, Mexico and CALGARY, Alberta, June 13, 2016 /3BL Media/ TransCanada Corporation (TSX:TRP) (NYSE:TRP) (TransCanada) today announced that its joint venture with IEnova, Infraestructura Marina del Golfo (IMG), has been chosen to build, own and operate the US$2.1 billion Sur de Texas-Tuxpan natural gas pipeline in Mexico. The project will be supported by a 25-year natural gas transportation service contract for 2.6 billion cubic feet a day with the Comisión Federal de Electricidad (CFE), Mexico's state-owned power company.

CITGO Lemont Refinery Holds Supply Drive Benefitting Local Domestic Violence Shelters

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LEMONT, Ill., June 2, 2016 /3BL Media/ – TeamCITGO volunteers at the CITGO Lemont Refinery helped their community by holding a supply drive benefiting three local domestic violence shelters and the at-risk women and children they serve. Based on specific requests from the organizations, CITGO employees and contractors at the refinery, donated personal care products, clothing and household items for the Guardian Angel Community Services, Lamb’s Fold Women’s Center and Crisis Center for South Suburbia.

CITGO Scholarships Further STEM Education for Spring Branch ISD Students

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HOUSTON,  May 19, 2016 /3BL Media/ – CITGO Petroleum Corporation is helping 15 high school students from the Spring Branch Independent School District (ISD) reach the next level of their science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education by offering scholarships to graduating seniors who are heading off to college. This set of scholarships is one of three being awarded to STEM students in the Houston area: Students from the Houston and Alief ISDs will also benefit from CITGO-sponsored scholarships. 
 

Sustainability in Facility Operations 101: Establishing a Foundation For Continued Performance

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Antea Group consultant Steven Meun recently presented on sustainability for facility operations. The session walks you through the fundamentals of sustainability in the facility context, looks at the rationale for incorporating sustainability into your business, and examines some of the basics and first steps for tackling sustainability in water, waste, and energy.

Talk with Green Guy Show - 3/20/16 - Mayors Climate Summit Series - Alicia Zatcoff, Sustainability Mgr, City of Richmond, VA

Alicia Zatcoff, Sustainability Manager, City of Richmond, VA
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The Ray C. Anderson Foundation is the Platinum Sponsor of "The Green Guy" radio talk show on WGST AM640 - Atlanta.  Shows air weekly at 9AM Eastern, featuring voices from all aspects of sustainable life. - at home, at work, at school and in the community.

Listen to the March 20th show by clicking below and be sure to tune in this Sunday, March 27th for an interview with Mayor Esther Manheimer of Asheville, NC.

Meeting the Gold Standard in Corporate Sustainability

Measuring a company’s success in responsible corporate sustainability
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Social and environmental responsibility are more than just words

Are companies in the energy sector socially and environmentally responsible? How do you prove it?

International ‘sustainability’ investment experts — with the evidence to back it up — think they have the answers.

In fact, they believe that long-term survival for organizations has become increasingly dependent on their skillset in navigating sustainability issues and complex societal challenges. And many companies are doing exactly that.

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