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The Conservation Fund: Conservation and Community

UPS and The Conservation Fund collaborate to conserve forests across the US
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By Jena Thompson-Meredith

For more than 30 years, The Conservation Fund has worked at the intersection of conservation and community. We believe that environmental protection and economic vitality must go hand in hand, and this longstanding principle guides our team every day.

With a presence in every state across the U.S., we have protected 7.5 million acres valued at more than $5 billion, including more than two million acres of forests valued at just short of $2 billion.

Warranty Solutions®, a Wells Fargo Business, Donates a Million Trees

Donation to Arbor Day Foundation® is the equivalent of removing 530,000 tons of carbon monoxide from the atmosphere
Press Release

LAKEWOOD, Colo., March 10, 2015 /3BL Media/ – As a part of an ongoing commitment to sustainability, Warranty Solutions®, a Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC)  business, has donated one million trees through the Arbor Day Foundation® since the launch of its EcoMind® option in 2009.

Lahey Health Enhances Wellness of Residents in Lowell by Funding Tree Planting

Lahey Health employee volunteers root for the environment by planting 15 trees
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October 27, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Lahey Health has partnered with CBS EcoMedia through its EcoAd program to support the planting of 15 large trees at the intersection of Pawtucket Street and Father Morissette Boulevard in downtown Lowell. The tree planting was coordinated by Alliance for Community Trees and the Lowell Parks & Conservation Trust. Funding will support ongoing maintenance and pruning of the trees.

Lahey Health’s funding will increase downtown Lowell’s urban forest while achieving the many quality-of-life benefits that come with planting trees.

Caterpillar Employees Volunteer to Educate, Improve Environment

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Caterpillar is committed to making sustainable progress possible and encourages our employees to get involved in sustainability efforts in their facilities and communities, which is what Caterpillar employees did in Texas and Illinois in April. Employees spent time volunteering to help educate others and improve the environment for Earth Day.

Urban Forests: The Value of Trees in the City of Toronto

TD Economics Special Report
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In this special environment report, TD Economics examines the economic value of the environmental and social benefits provided by Toronto's 10 million trees.

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FedEx Delivers for Keep Indianapolis Beautiful

by David Forsell, President of Keep Indianapolis Beautiful
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FedEx team members are working with Keep Indianapolis Beautiful to plant 65 trees along the Fall Creek Greenway Trail, in Indianapolis. This annual FedEx planting completes the final piece of the Fall Creek waterway that has not yet been planted with KIB trees—an effort that KIB undertook beginning in 2006— to restore the Fall Creek waterway.

Planting the Seeds of Sustainable Recovery

By Julia Chicoskie, FedEx Social Responsibility
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If there could be a best supporting actor award in the story of my life, trees would have snagged a few of those awards.

Domtar Sponsors World Book Night U.S.

Campaign to Encourage Reading Donates 500,000 Books Nationwide
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Montreal, April 24, 2014 /3BL Media/ – For the second year in a row, Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) sponsored World Book Night U.S. , an ambitious campaign to encourage reading. World Book Night U.S. distributed 500,000 free books at more than 6,000 locations nation-wide on April 23 – Shakespeare’s birthday.

3 Things to Know about ECOLOGO

Domtar Certification Milestone - Windsor, QC Mill Now Producing ECOLOGO Certified Uncoated Paper
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Domtar recently joined select company by achieving UL’s ECOLOGO® certification, which involves a rigorous process few writing paper manufacturers have completed.  After over a year of hard work, Domtar’s Windsor, Quebec mill made the announcement that it had passed the ECOLOGO Certification’s environmental audit.  In doing so, Domtar became only the second North American manufacturer to offer ECOLOGO Certified uncoated paper, giving Canadian customers a number of newly certified products to choose from. 

Here’s what you need to know about this significant achievement:

The Nature Conservancy of Canada’s Carbon Credit Program Pays “Dividends”

Investment in Canada’s voluntary carbon market helps to conserve forest land while offering offset opportunities
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February 26, 2014 /3BL Media/ - The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC), the country’s largest private land trust, is using the trees to save the forest-- and that creates opportunities for organizations looking to reduce their carbon footprints.

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