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Microsoft Launches Worldwide Office 365 Donation Program for Nonprofits

Cloud-based productivity and collaboration tools enable nonprofits to streamline IT and focus on social impact.
Press Release

REDMOND, Wash., Sept. 10, 2013 /3BL Media/ — Microsoft Corp. today announced the global availability of Office 365 for Nonprofits for qualifying nonprofits and nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) through its software donation program. The donation is available today in 41 countries around the world and up to 90 countries by July 2014.

Big, Beautiful Bangalore!

Blog

"Namaskara, from Bangalore!" begins Johannes Wilson — an engineering geologist based in AECOM’s Christchurch, New Zealand, office — as he greets the many blog readers following his volunteer efforts in Bangalore, India. For more than a week, Johannes has been working alongside two other AECOM employees to deliver clean energy solutions to India’s poor as part of Pollinate Energy’s Young Professionals Program.

Microsoft Alumni Recognized for Extraordinary Leadership in Philanthropy

Microsoft Alumni Foundation Announces 21 Nominees for the 2013 Integral Fellows Awards
Press Release

Bellevue, Wash., August 29, 2013 /3BL Media/ — The Microsoft Alumni Foundation has announced 21 nominees for its fifth annual Integral Fellows Awards, a program that recognizes and rewards Microsoft Corp. alumni for their nonprofit and philanthropic efforts. Each nominee represents a nonprofit organization either started by Microsoft alumni or where Microsoft alumni are making valuable contributions.

City of Bridgeport Recycling Rate up 67 Percent with Recyclebank Partnership, Single-Stream Recycling

City saves nearly $400,000 as a result of increased recycling
Press Release

BRIDGEPORT, CONN., August 28, 2013 /3BL Media/ — Mayor Bill Finch announced that the City of Bridgeport increased its recycling participation rate by 67 percent as compared to the previous two-year period. The increase follows the City’s switch to single-stream recycling and the expansion of the Recyclebank® rewards program citywide.

Harrah’s Unveils Electric Vehicle Charging Stations At Northern Nevada Casino Properties

Grand Opening Celebration and Press Conference with Lt. Governor Brian Krolicki at Harrah’s Reno – Friday, August 16 at 2 p.m.
Press Release

Reno, NV, Aug. 15, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Harrah’s Reno, along with Harrah’s and Harveys Lake Tahoe, have announced the installation of state-of-the-art electric vehicle charging stations at all three hotel casino properties.  A grand opening celebration with Nevada Lt. Governor Brian Krolicki, Harrah’s and Schneider Electric management representatives, and other local dignitaries, is scheduled for Friday afternoon, Aug. 16, at the Harrah’s Reno charging stations beginning at 2 p.m.

PG&E Green Fleet Roadshow Comes to Justin Herman Plaza

Press Release

July 22, 2013 /3BL Media/ -

WHAT: Pacific Gas and Electric Company will be displaying a range of its “Green Fleet” vehicles on Justin Herman Plaza as part of the Plug-In Electric Vehicle Collaborative Conference.

PG&E operates one of the largest green fleets in the country, with over 3,400 electric or alternative fuel vehicles. Vehicles on display will include the following:

Recyclebank Bolsters National Recycling Efforts with New Commitments from 17 Communities

Additional Communities and Waste Haulers Turn to Behavior Change Platform to Increase Waste Diversion and Further Sustainability Measures
Press Release

NEW YORK CITY, JUNE 19, 2013 /3BL Media/ — Recyclebank®, the company that rewards people for taking everyday green actions with discounts and deals, announced today that 17 communities have committed to the company’s popular rewards-for-recycling program in the form of new launches, multi-year contract renewals, and expansions to additional areas, driving market differentiation.

Recyclebank’s Jonathan K. Hsu to Discuss How We Reduce, Reuse and Replenish Resources at Social Innovation Summit 2013

Press Release

NEW YORK, May 29, 2013 /3BL Media/ — Jonathan K. Hsu, CEO of Recyclebank®, the company that rewards people for taking everyday green actions with discounts and deals, will discuss the importance of invention and continued advancement in the recycling industry today at the Social Innovation Summit 2013.

Caesars Entertainment's Eric Dominguez Talks Co-Gen With Green Lodging News

Article

Eric Dominguez, Corporate Director Engineering, Utilities & Environmental Affairs for Caesars Entertainment, sat down with Glenn Hasek of Green Lodging News to discuss Caesars' commitment to sustainability and one of the company’s most successful projects --- a 5-megawatt cogeneration facility that was installed at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino.

Recyclebank Funds 27 Eco Projects with Green Schools Program

Company celebrates youth ingenuity in creating positive impact for their communities, announces most innovative project winner
Press Release

NEW YORK CITY, April 16, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Recyclebank®, the company that rewards people for taking everyday green actions with discounts and deals, today announced it is fully funding 27 environmental projects at schools across the country through the Recyclebank Green Schools Program. The Recyclebank Green Schools Program annually awards grants for unique environmental projects that make a positive impact on students and their communities.

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