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Hilton and American Express to Donate Up to 1 Million Rooms to Frontline Medical Professionals During COVID-19 Crisis

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Hilton (NYSE:HLT) and American Express (NYSE:AXP) today announced that the companies, in partnership with Hilton’s ownership community, will donate up to 1 million hotel room nights across the United States to frontline medical professionals leading the fight against COVID-19.

Beginning next week, Hilton and American Express will make rooms available without charge to doctors, nurses, EMTs, paramedics and other frontline medical staff who need a place to sleep, recharge or isolate from their families through the end of May.

Indian Certification Body Eco Stewardship Partners With SCS Global Services

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UTTAR PRADESH, India, March 9, 2020 /3BL Media/ – SCS Global Services (SCS) announced that it has teamed up with veteran certification providers, Shovans Das and Teena Antil, who together have co-founded Eco Stewardship Pvt. Ltd. to serve India and the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. Eco Stewardship’s focus will be on providing third-party inspection, verification, certification, and training to promote sustainable practices in forestry and forest product supply chains.

Tetra Tech’s Lusaka Water Supply, Sanitation, and Drainage Project Team Wins Company’s 2019 Project Management Achievement Award

Improving the water supply, sanitation, and drainage infrastructure to support poverty reduction and economic growth
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Tetra Tech believes in the loyalty, effort, and excellence of its employees and initiated its annual Excellence and Achievement Awards program to recognize individuals and teams for achievements that demonstrate best-in-class performance and service to the community.
 

Waking Up to Follow a Dream

By Cayla Yang
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For World Wildlife Day, Cayla shares her story of checking off all the appropriate boxes for adulthood, but only being 'fine' with her career. Then, she decided to follow a dream which led her to Cisco and working with our Sustainable Impact Program.

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For World Wildlife Day, Cayla shares her story of checking off all the appropriate boxes for adulthood, but only being 'fine' with her career. Then, she decided to follow a dream which led her to Cisco and working with our Sustainable Impact Program.

The Arbor Day Foundation Recognizes Inaugural Class of Tree Campus Healthcare Facilities

Sixteen hospitals across the country are recognized for their leadership in wellness and community engagement through trees
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LINCOLN, Neb., March 2, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The Arbor Day Foundation today recognized sixteen hospitals across the United States as the first-ever Tree Campus Healthcare facilities. The healthcare institutions earned this recognition by demonstrating a commitment to improving community wellness through tree planting, education, and community engagement.

Don't Underestimate the Ability of Trees to Combat the Climate Crisis

While carbon reduction in other realms is key, planting vast groves of trees is a crucial part of saving Earth
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It's exciting to see trees upfront and center stage, but tree-planting initiatives have attracted some controversy. Many mass-planting initiatives drew inspiration from a Science paper published last year, which has since faced critique.

The Arbor Day Foundation Partners With Andriaki Shipping to Plant 60,000 Trees in Indonesia

Greece-based shipping company will support planting of 60,000 trees in the Coral Triangle
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LINCOLN, Neb., February 25, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Andriaki Shipping, a marine shipping company based in Greece, will partner with the Arbor Day Foundation to plant 60,000 trees in West Papua, Indonesia. The reforestation effort will help to revitalize West Papua’s local economy and restore natural habitats for area wildlife.

“We are thankful for partners like Andriaki Shipping who are committed to making a positive difference for people, wildlife, and the natural environment by planting trees,” said Dan Lambe, president, Arbor Day Foundation.

UPS Contributed Over $1.5M to Canadian Communities in 2019

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UPS Canada employees continued to demonstrate the importance of social responsibility in 2019, contributing time and money to the communities they serve. For the 18th consecutive year, UPS Canada was presented with the ‘Thanks a Million’ award, continuing a 30 year relationship with the United Way in Canada and raising $1.1 million (CAD) toward United Way initiatives. This accomplishment was a combination of employee engagement and sponsored events, like the charity plane pulls hosted in Mississauga, Calgary and Hamilton.

UPS Infographic | Sustainability at UPS

Sustainability is an inherent part of UPS’s strategy and business operations.
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Sustainability is an inherent part of UPS’s strategy and business operations. As a global leader in logistics and supply chain solutions, we transport packages and freight, facilitate international trade, and apply advanced technology to efficiently manage the world of business. In this role, we have the opportunity to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions for the supply chains of many businesses.

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