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Destino Chileno finaliza la evaluación “Adopción Temprana” (Early Adopter) de los Criterios Mundiales de Turismo Sostenible.

Destino sudamericano adopta los criterios e indicadores base para el turismo sostenible
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WASHINGTON, D.C., 25 de julio 2013 /3BL Media/ – El destino chileno del Lago Llanquihue ha completado el programa piloto “Adopción Temprana” (Early Adopters) del Consejo Mundial de Turismo Sostenible(GSTC por sus siglas en inglés) para probar sus nuevos indicadores de Destinos. Este sitio se une al corredor Cusco-Valle Sagrado-Machu Picchu en Perú como los primeros destinos sudamericanos en participar y completar el programa.

Opinions: Seniors and Risky Drinking

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Unhealthy use of alcohol by older adults is a serious problem. Older adults have greater sensitivity to alcohol and reduced tolerance. This results from factors including slower metabolism and changes in body composition as we age.  Excessive drinking can worsen common medical conditions including congestive heart failure, diabetes, dementia, and depression, and increase risk of falls and other injuries. It can also impact illness self-management and treatment adherence.

Children International's Youth Programs Change Outcomes for Youth in Poverty

2013 Youth Report Results Now Available
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KANSAS CITY, Mo., Aug. 12, 2013 / 3BL Media/ PRNewswire/ -- Children International's 2013 Youth Report is available beginning today, International Youth Day. The report explains how Children International's youth programs, with community centers at the core, measurably change outcomes for impoverished youth. The majority of the world's 1.7 billion young people ages 10 to 24 live in developing countries – many in extreme poverty where they routinely confront threats to their personal safety and progress.

Weyerhaeuser Reduces Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 28%

On-track to 40% reduction by 2020
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Weyerhaeuser shared its progress toward a companywide goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 40 percent by 2020 in its recently published sustainability report.

By the end of 2012, total greenhouse gas emissions decreased by 28 percent compared to a base year of 2000. The company has been able to achieve this reduction by consolidating operations to higher efficiency mills and replacing fossil fuels with carbon-neutral biomass fuels.

CITGO Provides School Supplies To 108 Schools In First Annual Fueling Education Promotion

Winning Classrooms Announced
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HOUSTON, Aug. 5, 2013 / 3BL Media/ PRNewswire/ -- CITGO Petroleum Corporation today announced the 108 winners of its first-ever Fueling Education Promotion with Classwish. A total of 83 teachers, student teachers and PTA/PTO members across 27 states and the District of Columbia won $1,000 in school supplies for their classrooms. An additional 25 teachers that submitted entries through Instagram will receive a $100 CITGO Gift Card and $1,000 in supplies. 

BNSF Helps Dedicate new Public River Access in Whitefish, Montana

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BNSF Railway, Montana Lieutenant Governor John Walsh and the City of Whitefish recently recognized the completion of the Whitefish River cleanup project with a public ceremony and dedication of a new public river access.  

 “Public access to our pristine rivers and natural lands is a value all Montanans share. The park is also great for the community’s economy with its direct access to the city center,” said Lt. Governor Walsh. “I want to recognize the support of BNSF Railway, the City of Whitefish and everyone who worked to help clean up the Whitefish River.”

July 4 Continues as Deadliest Day on the Road for All Americans

Allstate Foundation survey reveals 26 percent jump in teens who say texting while driving is distracting
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June 25, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Independence Day is typically a time for barbecues, family gatherings, and celebrating the birth of our nation, however, for many travelers this holiday it may end in tragedy. According to research from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), July 4 is now the deadliest day on the road for all Americans. 

Local CITGO Marketers Raise Money During Third Annual "Month Of Mott"

More than 150 Local CITGO Stations Fundraise for C.S. Mott Children's Hospital Child Safety Seat Program
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ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 17, 2013 / 3BL Media/ PRNewswire/ -- Six local CITGO Marketers representing more than 150 locally owned CITGO stations across Southeast Michigan participated in the third annual "Month of Mott" campaign, raising nearly $5,500 for the University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children's Hospital. From May 1 through May 23, participating CITGO stations sold paper "Mott blocks" for $1. All of the proceeds from this year's campaign were donated to the C.S. Mott Children's Hospital car seat safety program called "Mott Buckle Up!"

Whirlpool Habitat for Humanity Build - Findlay, OH

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Habitat for Humanity and Whirlpool working hard at the home build in Findlay, OH

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Leading Study in Corporate Societal Engagement Shows Considerable Growth Since 2007

World’s Largest Companies are Transforming Giving; Engaging Employees in Community Efforts
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NEW YORK, NY, June 4, 2013 /3BL Media/ While economic recovery is taking its time, companies have not waited to rebound with their giving programs; the majority of companies increased giving since 2007 after adjusting for inflation, despite a slow recovery of corporate profits since the economic downturn. Both cash and non-cash giving increased during this timeframe, with a higher percentage of non-cash contributions in 2012 defining the post-recession giving era.

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