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Investing in the Growth and Care of Green Spaces in North America and the U.K.

TD congratulates 34 TD Green Streets 2015 grant recipients in Canada, the U.S. and the U.K.
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TORONTO, March 17, 2015 /3BL Media/ – TD announced today the 34 communities across Canada, the U.S. and the U.K. that will receive 2015 grants from TD Green Streets, a program that encourages and supports the adoption of leading-edge practices in municipal forestry.  Projects include the development of 12 urban orchards at a housing complex in Manchester, U.K.; a storm-water management project in Edmonton, Alta., Canada; and the development of a non-profit tree nursery on reclaimed vacant land in Bridgeport, CT, U.S.A.

Bloomberg QuickTake: Crude on the Rails

Trains versus Pipelines
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By Tim Catts and Thomas Black | Updated Feb. 18, 2015

 

Michael Bloomberg: US' Immigration Laws Prevent It From Tapping Into India's Talent Pool

By MC Govardhana Rangan & Bodhisatva Ganguli
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Michael Bloomberg is synonymous with the financial markets, thanks to the Bloomberg analytics terminal which is a must for every company that deals with financial markets. But after spending more than a decade as Mayor of New York, Bloomberg is on a mission to make governments sensitive about climate change as UN envoy. In an interview with ET, he speaks from climate to financial markets. Excerpts: 

Diversity & Inclusion: MGM Resorts Named to List of "Best Companies for Diversity" | January 2015 CSR Newsletter

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For the eighth year, Black Enterprise magazine has named MGM Resorts among the “40 Best Companies for Diversity” in the U.S. for its diversity and inclusion practices. It is the only company in the gaming industry – and the only company in Nevada – to be named to the magazine’s list this year.

First Webinar in Chinese on Smelter Verification for Conflict Minerals

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The Democratic Republic of Congo’s four main “conflict minerals,” are tin, tantalum, tungsten, and gold. These precious resources are exported to international companies, in particular Chinese smelters and refiners, to become part of a global supply chain for a multitude of products.  The Dodd Frank Section 1502 conflict minerals regulation is the first of its kind to break ties of armed groups mining in the DRC, and preventing the sell of conflict minerals. While the regulation requires U.S.

Jane Lynch and Hilary Swank to Co-host FOX's Animal Rescue Special

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On Thanksgiving Day, November 27th, FOX Broadcasting will present Cause for Paws: An All-Star Dog Spectacular, a two-hour special from executive producer Michael Levitt and two-time Academy Award winner Hilary Swank. The special will raise awareness for dog shelters and rescue groups around the U.S. and will feature appearances from top Hollywood talent. Viewers will also receive information regarding adoptable animals in their local communities. Swank and Emmy Award winner Jane Lynch are set to co-host.
 

The Amgen Foundation Expands Amgen Scholars Program to 17 Top Educational Institutions Worldwide

Foundation’s Commitment to Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Education Surpasses $100 Million Milestone
Press Release

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Nov. 12, 2014 /3BL Media/ – The Amgen Foundation today announced that the Amgen Scholars Program is expanding its presence with new host institutions in the U.S., Europe, and, for the first time, Japan. A signature Foundation initiative, the Amgen Scholars Program aims to inspire the next generation of innovators by providing undergraduates with hands-on summer research opportunities at many of the world's premier educational institutions.

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