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AECOM Delivers Potable Water Supplies for Charity

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Clean water is nearly impossible to find in many areas around the globe. Through pro-bono, philanthropic and charitable activities, AECOM and its employees have a long history of actively working to deliver, conserve and protect the water supplies in local communities lacking access to fresh water.

Examples include AECOM's work with the Maasai Wilderness Conservation Trust to address Kenya's water crisis, as well as an upcoming watershed cleanup effort in the United States.

Wheelabrator Honored With State Environmental Stewardship Award

Proactive wildlife projects, sustainability lauded
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WESTVILLE, N.J., March 26, 2014 /3BL Media/ — Wheelabrator Technologies, a worldwide leader in converting everyday household and commercial waste into clean, renewable energy, was recently honored by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Projection (NJDEP) with an environmental stewardship award for its proactive engagement in sustainability initiatives at its Gloucester waste-to-energy facility.

myActions Platform Turning Engagement with Waste, Wildlife Initiatives Into Action

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#ADayWithoutWaste, the new recycling awareness campaign from EKOCYCLE and Global Citizen, is calling on people to create lasting change to benefit the environment. Bindi Irwin is launching a new initiative to inspire and change the way kids approach wildlife conservation. These two and more are powered by the myActions platform — an online community and social tool that tracks the digital sharing of real world actions.

World Bank Says Biodiversity is Critical to Ending Global Poverty

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(3BL Media/Justmeans) – The World Bank, a leading global financier of biodiversity conservation, has said that biodiversity is critical to ending poverty and promoting shared prosperity for the millions who depend on nature for their livelihoods. It pointed out that the disappearance or decrease in number of animal, plant and marine species causes people, especially the poorest in the world, to suffer.

GM Habitats Appeal to All Senses

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At General Motors, we’re committed to conserving the natural resources in our plants while preserving the plants that grow outside of them.

Renaissance Center Visitors and Workers Flock to GM Duck Demonstration

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General Motors’ world headquarters, the Renaissance Center in Detroit, hosts a series of demonstrations and displays to educate employees on environmental topics.

As one of our 25 certified wildlife habitat programs, the Renaissance Center’s grasslands and proximity to the Detroit River allow many duck and bird species to call the grounds home, at least for part of the year.

Guest Post: GM Finds a New Home for Ducks, Bats and Waste

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By Mike Robinson, Vice President of Sustainability and Global Regulatory Affairs, General Motors

If one person’s trash is another person’s treasure, could that saying hold true for owls, wood ducks, and bats? We at General Motors think so.

eQ Video: Taking the Guilt out of Paper

Spreading the truth about using paper responsibly
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Go inside a sustainably managed forest to see how Sappi is having a positive impact on the health of forests, the animals that live there, and the overall environment. You'll never look at paper the same way again. Published March 26, 2012.

Check out eQ Journal 004: Taking the Guilt out of Paper  on Sappi's eQ microsite.

 

 

 

For the Birds: Detroit Audubon Society Recognizes GM

Automaker turns off lights at night to help migrating birds stay on course
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DETROIT, February 21, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The Detroit Audubon Society today recognized General Motors for its continued participation in a program that helps birds avoid crashing into illuminated buildings during migratory night flights.

Animal Planet’s R.O.A.R. Matching Campaign Returns With More Donations And Bigger Bonuses

Proceeds from the Sale of Animal Planet Products Fund This two-Month Initiative to Offer Seven Nonprofit Organizations Up to $120,000 in matching funds and $20,000 in bonuses
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(3BL Media) Silver Spring, MD - September 5, 2012 - For the second consecutive year, Animal Planet’s animal advocacy initiative, R.O.A.R. (Reach Out. Act. Respond.) is launching an eight-week matching campaign to raise funds for participating R.O.A.R. charities. Beginning September 1, the seven participating nonprofits have an opportunity to receive dollar for dollar matching contributions on their consumer donations up to $120,000 from Animal Planet. The donations from R.O.A.R.

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