March 24, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The Wildlife Habitat Council recently granted Freeport-McMoRan two awards, three new wildlife program certifications and six re-certifications for existing programs given out at its annual symposium.
The WHC partners with organizations dedicated to restoring and enhancing wildlife habitat on corporate lands. Freeport-McMoRan has been a member for many years and now has 18 sites with WHC-certified habitat enhancement, conservation education and wildlife management programs.
Michigan Department of Environmental Quality honors seven GM facilities
LANSING, Mich., October 2, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Seven General Motors facilities are being recognized by the State of Michigan for ongoing efforts to improve the environment and quality of life in their communities.
This year, REI buils upon a long-standing commitment to maintain the outdoors by awarding $4.6 million in grants to more than 300 nonprofit organizations. The funding will help enhance more than 650 parks, trails and waterways across the country – places enjoyed by REI’s members, customers and other adventurers. View some of the great work from 45 of the national retailer's nonprofit partners on REI.com.
Co-op Awards $4.6 Million to Nonprofits in 2014 to Enhance Popular Spaces and Promote Outdoor Recreation
August 5, 2014 /3BL Media/ - This year, REI will build upon a long-standing commitment to maintain the outdoors and help people connect with recreational opportunities by awarding $4.6 million in grants to more than 300 nonprofit organizations.
When you make that decision to put your can in the recycling bin, use a recyclable container for your lunch, or pick up a few pieces of trash in your local park – do you wonder whether your efforts to improve the world actually make a difference?
July 15, 2014 /3BL Media/ - The Conservation Alliance will hold its third Backyard Collective event of 2014 on Friday, July 18, in Seattle, Wash. The Conservation Alliance and its Seattle area member companies are teaming up with Forterra to organize a day of trail work and restoration that will allow Seattle residents to better enjoy beautiful Discovery Park.
Johnson Controls providing summer jobs for urban youth for ninth consecutive year
MILWAUKEE, July 10, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Johnson Controls, a global multi-industrial company, is kicking off the 2014 Conservation Leadership Corps (CLC) that will provide 48 Milwaukee area high school students real world job experiences. CLC is a paid summer jobs program that was created and is sponsored by Johnson Controls in partnership with the Student Conservation Association (SCA) and Milwaukee Area Workforce Investment Board (MAWIB) who manage the program.