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FedEx and the Arbor Day Foundation Announce Disaster Recovery Program

Community Tree Recovery Program Roots Sustainable Recovery and Community Healing in Urban Reforestation
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NEBRASKA CITY, Neb., April 24, 2014 /3BL Media/ - FedEx Corp. and the Arbor Day Foundation announced today the launch of the Community Tree Recovery program, which will connect disaster-stricken communities with the resources needed for sustainable recovery and community healing.

Wells Fargo Launches Redesigned Environmental Forum Blog

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In, April 2012, Wells Fargo released its renewed environmental commitment with a comprehensive set of goals and metrics measured through 2020. Goals and metrics were developed through conversations with stakeholders, and the commitment focuses on three areas — creating change within the company by reducing the environmental impact of its operations, taking action in communities, and investing in a global economy and environment.

TD Looks at Importance of Listening to Stakeholders, Releases 2013 Corporate Responsibility Report

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April 21, 2014 /3BL Media/ - TD Bank Group published its 2013 Corporate Responsibility Report, available online at www.td.com/responsibility. The report details the company's social, economic and environmental performance for the 2013 fiscal year.

AECOM’s Fifth Urban SOS Student Competition Seeks Designs for “New Industry”

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NEW YORK, April 17, 2014 /3BL Media/ - AECOM has launched “Urban SOS: Towards a new industry,” its fifth Urban SOS student competition. Open to students at undergraduate and graduate levels around the world, this year’s competition seeks interdisciplinary design responses that generate economic development and improve urban conditions at sites of derelict industrial infrastructure. For complete submission requirements, see aecom.com/urbansos.

Climageddon—Tracking the Path of Clipocalypse

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Some are calling the new nine-episode Showtime Series, Years of Living Dangerously, the “The Greatest Story Ever Ignored.” For those of you without cable,  the first episode of the series can be streamed for free.

As to the other eight, I am hoping Showtime makes some kind of a streaming deal.

3 Things to Know about ECOLOGO

Domtar Certification Milestone - Windsor, QC Mill Now Producing ECOLOGO Certified Uncoated Paper
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Domtar recently joined select company by achieving UL’s ECOLOGO® certification, which involves a rigorous process few writing paper manufacturers have completed.  After over a year of hard work, Domtar’s Windsor, Quebec mill made the announcement that it had passed the ECOLOGO Certification’s environmental audit.  In doing so, Domtar became only the second North American manufacturer to offer ECOLOGO Certified uncoated paper, giving Canadian customers a number of newly certified products to choose from. 

Here’s what you need to know about this significant achievement:

Why do we celebrate Earth Day if the Earth doesn't care?

Google+ Hangout Live Broadcast: Monday, April 21, at 5 p.m. EDT
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Nature always wins. The Earth will experience seismic activity, volcanic activity, pandemics and cyclical changes in climate that will affect our lives in some way. There’s no disputing this, so how can we be ready to keep our families and loved ones safer and more resilient to the weather? How can we work with the knowledge we have on sea-level rise, the frequency of flooding and storms, global population growth, energy use, infrastructure status, water resources and food security? 

Taking it Outside

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In an age of smartphones, tablets and YouTube, modern kids have fewer interactions with the natural world. At TD, we believe in the value of green experiences for children. Since 2000, TD Friends of the Environment Foundation has been providing grants to schools across Canada to build “outdoor classrooms” – spaces within school grounds that allow teachers and students to integrate nature into learning.

 

Green Builder® Media Celebrates Earth Day and Second Anniversary of the VISION House® in INNOVENTIONS at Epcot at the Walt Disney World Resort

A tree planted for guests who visit the exhibit during Earth Day Week
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Cincinnati, OH, April 9, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Green Builder® Media, North America’s leading media company focused on sustainable living, is celebrating the second anniversary of the VISION House® in INNOVENTIONS, an innovative green home exhibit located in INNOVENTIONS at Epcot at the Walt Disney World Resort.

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