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Keep America Beautiful Announces Recycling Pledge Inviting Businesses and Governments to Commit to 10% Increase in Workplace Recycling

Recycling at Work Initiative Launched on America Recycles Day (Nov. 15); Links to 2012 Clinton Global Initiative Commitment
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STAMFORD, Conn., Nov. 15, 2012 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s leading nonprofit that brings people together to build and sustain vibrant communities, is challenging corporate America and government to sign up for its Recycling at Work pledge.

Keep America Beautiful to Award Xerox Corporation 2012 Vision for America Award

Xerox Recognized for its Leadership in Corporate Social Responsibility, Environmental Stewardship and Employee Volunteerism
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STAMFORD, Conn. Nov. 7, 2012 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful (KAB), the nation’s largest nonprofit that builds and sustains vibrant communities, will award Xerox Corporation with its 2012 Vision for America Award in New York City.

Habitat for Humanity Teams Up With PG&E to Revitalize Underserved Neighborhoods

PG&E Commits $300,000 to Fund Home Energy Efficiency Upgrades and Community Building Restoration Projects, Including the Bayview Hunters Point YMCA in San Francisco
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SAN FRANSISCO, October 24, 2012 /3BL Media/ – Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) and Habitat for Humanity announced a new program today that will help bring the utility’s talent, technology and resources to help revive neighborhoods in need in San Francisco, the East Bay and Bakersfield. The program will provide funding and expertise towards weatherization, energy efficiency retrofits and employee volunteer support of neighborhood improvement projects.

Business4Better to Bring Nonprofits Together to Engage with Business Leaders Interested in Deepening their Corporate Social Responsibility Efforts

Reminder: Nonprofits Invited to Apply for Free Exposition Space at Business4Better Event
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ANAHEIM, Calif., Oct. 16, 2012 /3BL Media / PRNewswire -- Business4Better invites nonprofit organizations interested in fostering deeper and more impactful relationships with businesses to apply for a free exhibit space at their inaugural event which is designed to unite nonprofits with business leaders so they can develop and nurture powerful, innovative partnerships that have an impact on societal causes.

(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120925/LA80579LOGO-b)

Hilton Worldwide Joins Feeding America and The Global FoodBanking Network to Minimize Food Waste and Alleviate Hunger

Hotels launch pilot food donation systems in nine markets on World Food Day
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MCLEAN, Va., Oct. 16, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Today, on World Food Day, Hilton Worldwide announced multi-year partnerships with Feeding America and The Global FoodBanking Network to secure food and reduce hunger in communities where it operates around the globe.

Keep America Beautiful’s Graffiti Prevention Grants Awarded to Seven Local Organizations

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STAMFORD, Conn., /Oct. 12, 2012/ 3BL Media / - Keep America Beautiful, Inc. (KAB) today announced the winners of the 2012 Graffiti Hurts® Grant Program. This year, KAB provided four $2,500 cash grants as well as two $2,500 paint supply certificates from The Sherwin-Williams Company. Q-Star also provided a FlashCAM, valued at $6,100, to one deserving recipient. The FlashCAM is a deterrent system effective in preventing illegal trespassing during hours it most often occurs.

$2,500 cash grant recipients:

Calling All Recycling Advocates: Registration Still Open for America Recycles Day 2012 Events

Sign up today to receive toolkits and special promotional items for your ARD celebration
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(3BL Media) Stamford, CT - October 4, 2012 - Are you a passionate recycling advocate? Do you want to spread the word in your community? On Nov. 15, thousands of event organizers from coast to coast will host the 15th annual America Recycles Day, a national day of recycling awareness, action and celebration.  

Seven Days Left to Register for the “Recycle-Bowl” School Recycling Competition

Keep America Beautiful Offers Recycling Educational Resources Within A Fun Competition
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(3BL Media) Stamford, CT - October 2, 2012 – Keep America Beautiful’s Recycle-Bowl competition for elementary, middle- and high-school students was created to increase school recycling participation and teach students about recycling and environmental responsibility. To be eligible for cash prizes, registration ends at midnight on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012.

All participating schools will track and report how much recyclable material they collect during the four-week competition. The competition runs from Oct. 15 through Nov. 9.

Unprecedented Donation by Korean Stem Cell Leader: Dr. Jeong-Chan Ra of RNL Bio announces the donation of 90% of his wealth

Stressing the "importance of corporate responsibility," Dr. Ra's donations will advance social institutions dedicated to helping patients with retractable diseases
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SEOUL, South Korea, Sept. 8, 2012 / 3BL Media /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Jeong-Chan Ra, founder and largest shareholder of RNL Bio (www.rnl.co.kr), an international biotechnology research and development firm, has pledged to give away 90% of his personal wealth over the next 10 years to promote social causes consistent with the values of human life.  Dr. Ra will donate 90% privately owned equity, equity-related bonds, warrants and other assets of RNL Bio Co.

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