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World Marketing Summit recognizes AECOM’s commitment to sustainability

Press Release

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 10, 2013 /3BL Media/ — AECOM Technology Corporation, a leading provider of professional technical and management support services for public and private clients in more than 140 countries around the world, announced today that it was recently recognized with a Sustainability Leadership Award at the inaugural Golden Globe Tigers Awards ceremony in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Keep America Beautiful Introduces Suite of Resources for Businesses and Organizations to Encourage Recycling in the Workplace

New Recycling at Work Website Offers Pledge-Takers Recycling Bin Discounts, Online Tools
Press Release

STAMFORD, Conn., Sept. 26, 2013 /3BL Media/ -- Keep America Beautiful’s Recycling at Work initiative, designed to encourage businesses, organizations and institutions around the country to pledge to increase workplace recycling, has launched a new website (RecyclingatWork.org) that features a host of tools and resources, including recycling bin discounts.

The North Face Partners with National Outdoor Leadership School to Provide Solar Installation at Pacific Northwest Campus

Press Release

Alameda, Calif., Sept. 18, 2013 /3BL Media/-- The North Face, the world's premier supplier of authentic, innovative and technically advanced outdoor apparel, equipment and footwear, in partnership with the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) and the Bonneville Environmental Foundation (BEF) today announced the completion of a 9.54 kilowatt solar-electric installation at the NOLS Pacific Northwest campus located south of Mt. Vernon, Wash.

Office 365 Donation: Helping Nonprofits Do More Good

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By Lori Harnick, General Manager, Microsoft Citizenship & Public Affairs

As the needs of communities expand exponentially around the world and technology advancements accelerate with increasing speed, we’re taking a new step forward to help nonprofits more easily harness the power of technology to do more good.

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.

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.

Citi Philippines Awarded as Green Bank Champion; Cited for Technology Innovation by BAIPHIL

Press Release

Manila, May 8, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Citi Philippines was voted Best in Technology Innovation by the Bankers Institute of the Philippines (BAIPHIL) during its first Green Bank Challenge. Citi was hailed as a Green Bank Champion and was cited for its Smart Branch in Makati, which boasts best-in-class technological solutions.

A Better Boeing, A Better Planet

Boeing Frontiers Magazine
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Backed by the initiative and commitment of its employees, Boeing has reduced the environmental impact of its factories and offices -- even as the company has experienced strong growth.

The August edition of Frontiers, the monthly Boeing magazine, features how big ideas from Boeing employees have created a smaller footprint for the aerospace leader and helped to achieve its environmental targets.

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