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Delta Employees Volunteer for Habitat for Humanity; Bell Canada Receives Perfect Score for Governance; International Council on Mining and Metals Holds a UN Workshop - CSR Minute for September 18, 2012

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1,800 Delta employees from across the country with partner with Habitat for Humanity to build affordable houses in five of the airline’s hub cities. From now until October 26th, Delta volunteers will help build housing in Atlanta, Los Angeles, Minneapolis/St. Paul, New York City, and Salt Lake City. Delta has partnered with Habitat since 2000 with its Force for Global Good program to make a difference in the communities where the company’s employees live and work.

Meet Zuri the A Time for Giving Bear

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A long-time tradition during A Time for Giving is the release of the ATFG Bear. This year it is especially exciting since Zurich is celebrating its 100th Anniversary of insuring America, and the ATFG bear is all dressed up for the occasion.

Zurich knows that this year’s bear will be a fitting ambassador to ATFG and its special year of celebrations. To help find a name of the bear, Zurich asked employees for name suggestions. They voted, and the winning name is Zuri!

Habitat for Humanity International and The Home Depot Foundation Announce National Expansion of Repair Corps Program

More than 260 Veterans and Their Families to Benefit from Home Repairs
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(3BL Media) Atlanta - July 19, 2012 - Habitat for Humanity International and The Home Depot Foundation® today announced the national expansion of the Repair Corps Program, a joint initiative to remodel and renovate homes across the country for U.S. military veterans and their families.

Zurich Celebrates Community Service Milestone in Contributing in “100 Ways” as Part of its 100 Year Anniversary Insuring America

Employees give back during centennial year with more than 11,000 hours of service across more than 100 service projects and pledge to continue the effort through 2012
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(3BL Media) Schaumburg, IL - July 12, 2012 - As part of the year-long centennial celebration of insuring America, Zurich today announced completion of its 100th service project as part of the “100 Ways” program and pledged to continue the initiative through the end of the year with the goal of involving a quarter of its employees in more than 200 volunteer activities.

Habitat for Humanity and The Home Depot Foundation Partner to Repair Homes with U.S. Military Veterans and Their Families

Volunteers to Renovate 95 Veterans Homes; Grant Support Part of The Home Depot Foundation's "Celebration of Service'" Campaign
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Atlanta, GA - Sept. 26, 2011 - Habitat for Humanity International and The Home Depot Foundation® today announced a new joint program, Repair Corps, to remodel and renovate the homes of U.S.

Sonoma Sofa from Kincaid Furniture is Greenspiration Home American Made "Pick-of-the-Week!"

RED is "In" For Fashion -- And American Made Furniture Too!
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Red, white OR blue, all of Kincaid Furniture's upholstered goods are made in Taylorsville, NC.  But we couldn't resist this sofa in BRIGHT RED for our Greenspiration Home American Made “Pick-of-the-Week.”  It's a stylish place to curl up and watch your tevoed Emmy's.

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Red, white OR blue, all of Kincaid Furniture's upholstered goods are made in Taylorsville, NC.  But we couldn't resist this sofa in BRIGHT RED for our Greenspiration Home American Made “Pick-of-the-Week.”  It's a stylish place to curl up and watch your tevoed Emmy's.

What inspired Herman Miller employees to build a "green" house?

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We take community service seriously. Our employees seek out volunteer opportunities in the community, and we allow each of them sixteen paid hours a year to work with the charitable organizations of their choice. Herman Miller people regularly take part in initiatives ranging from highway and river cleanups to youth mentoring programs. Herman Miller sets goals for the number of employee volunteer hours we contribute annually to our communities. Our yearly goal is 10,000 hours, and through some of the efforts described below we exceeded that goal by more than 3,600 hours.

How many Vigilant employees does it take to build a house?

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Habitat for Humanity is one of the most popular volunteer activities among Vigilant employees. A few days ago, 12 of us headed out to the current Montreal build site to lend our expertise on the project. We volunteered our time at the same site in 2009, but that time we helped put in rebar in the foundation-building stage. One year later, we’re helping with the finishing touches of a brand new, affordable home for a much-deserving Montreal family.We were divided into teams, each tackling different projects.

First Habitat for Humanity LEED house built in Montreal

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Saturday was a big day for the Aabid-Ezzerouali family. They finally got the keys to their new home their neighbours, local companies, and random volunteers built over this past year. They are the first Montreal family to move into a LEED-certified (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) home built by Habitat for Humanity Montreal. The project proves one can be environmenally friendly while on a tight budget.

MasterCard Worldwide and The Home Depot Celebrate Energy Awareness Month with up to $1 Million Donation to Habitat for Humanity

10 Percent of the Appliance Price of all Purchases of ENERGY STAR® Qualified Appliances in October at The Home Depot with MasterCard Cards will go to Habitat for Humanity International
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MasterCard Worldwide and The Home Depot® today announced that in support of Energy Awareness Month, 10 percent of the appliance price of all purchases of ENERGY STAR® qualified appliances made with a MasterCard card at The Home Depot through October 31, 2010 (excluding taxes, delivery, installation fees and returns), will be donated to Habitat for Humanity International up to $1 million U.S. dollars.   ENERGY STAR appliances include refrigerators, freezers, clothes washers and dishwashers (www.homedepot.com/buildhomes).

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MasterCard Worldwide and The Home Depot® today announced that in support of Energy Awareness Month, 10 percent of the appliance price of all purchases of ENERGY STAR® qualified appliances made with a MasterCard card at The Home Depot through October 31, 2010 (excluding taxes, delivery, installation fees and returns), will be donated to Habitat for Humanity International up to $1 million U.S. dollars.   ENERGY STAR appliances include refrigerators, freezers, clothes washers and dishwashers (www.homedepot.com/buildhomes).

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