North Carolina

Eastern NC's Rebuilding Efforts Receive $200,000 from Duke Energy

Summary: 
  • Eastern NC counties still struggling to rebuild after Hurricane Matthew
  • Duke Energy grants to seven nonprofits support long-term recovery efforts
  • Challenge grant to Disaster Relief Fund encourages the public to lend its support
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  • Eastern NC counties still struggling to rebuild after Hurricane Matthew
  • Duke Energy grants to seven nonprofits support long-term recovery efforts
  • Challenge grant to Disaster Relief Fund encourages the public to lend its support

A Habitat House Leads to Personal Successes

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The smell of fresh paint always takes Boris Henderson back. Back to the day he walked through the door of his family’s new Habitat house for the first time.

“I was 11 years old,” Henderson says. On this sunny day, he is volunteering on a Habitat build site, rolling the walls of a new home that will give someone else’s family the chance of a better life. “Just like this house, I remember the smell of the paint. The new carpet. Everything clean and orderly. There is no doubt in my mind that day was the turning point in my life.”

Introducing the Antea Group Charlotte Office!

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The Charotte office, one of Antea Group's largest, has a very diverse range of expertise. We have strong environmental liability management practitioners (and are home to the ELM practice lead), very knowledgable operational performance and health and safety experts with a particular focus on industrial hygiene, and also do a lot of work in transaction support across our industry segments.

Read the rest on the Antea Group website.

 

A New Set of Wheels for Christmas

Nuclear plant employees donate and deliver toys and bikes for local children
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In 1996, a few employees at Duke Energy’s Brunswick Nuclear Plant in Southport, N.C., decided to collect donations to buy a handful of bicycles for needy children at a local school. The next year, more employees participated and even more bikes were delivered.

Nearly 20 years later, the effort is still going strong.

Duke Energy Project to Increase Public EV Charging Stations in N.C. by 30 Percent

Summary: 
  • 83 cities, counties and organizations to benefit from $1 million program

  • Recipients from almost 50 N.C. counties

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  • 83 cities, counties and organizations to benefit from $1 million program

  • Recipients from almost 50 N.C. counties

Trash Talk: GM Has Record Year for Landfill-Free Operations

23 sites added in 2016 for total of 152 globally that send zero waste to landfills
Summary: 
  • Waste reduction improves efficiency and reduces costs
  • Using recycled materials drive innovations in product development
  • GM mentors 25 companies a year on the business case for zero waste
Press Release
  • Waste reduction improves efficiency and reduces costs
  • Using recycled materials drive innovations in product development
  • GM mentors 25 companies a year on the business case for zero waste

Congratulations to the 2016 GSK IMPACT Award Winners Who Are Building a Healthier Community Every Day!

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Each year, GSK gives $40,000 IMPACT Awards to nonprofits who address pressing community health needs in innovative and sustainable ways.

80 percent of what influences our health happens outside of the doctor’s office.  Diet and exercise, housing, transit, education, employment and social supports all contribute to a healthy lifestyle.

Congratulations to the 2016 GSK IMPACT Award winners who are building a healthier community every day!

GSK Supports a Healthy and Happy Triangle with $400,000

GSK IMPACT Award winners build healthy communities by addressing care of elders, homelessness, education and other pressing issues
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November 17, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- GSK [LSE/NYSE: GSK] and Triangle Community Foundation today announced the GSK IMPACT Award Winners for the Triangle region. Ten local nonprofits were awarded $40,000 each in recognition of their outstanding contributions to a healthier Triangle region.

Wells Fargo Mobilizes to Help Customers in the Carolinas Impacted by Hurricane Matthew

Wells Fargo Mobile Response Unit team to station in Lumberton, N.C. to provide mortgage assistance, insurance claim check processing, and repair and recovery tips
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LUMBERTON, N.C., Nov. 1, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) today announced the company will deploy its Mobile Response Unit to provide housing recovery assistance to customers in North Carolina and South Carolina impacted by the recent flooding caused by Hurricane Matthew.

Joining the North Carolina Solar Boom

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Today we’ve got Carolina on our minds.

Our solar team is pleased to announce that our first solar farm in the Tar Heel state — the MC-1 solar project in Williamston, North Carolina — is now online and operational.

The 6.5 Megawatt (MW) DC (5 MW AC) solar photovoltaic facility is providing clean, renewable energy for residents and businesses in North Carolina.

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