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Transformative Sustainability: Year-1 Progress On Domtar 2020 Roadmap

2012 Sustainable Growth Report highlights safest year on record, nearly 85% use of renewable energy, increasing FSC fiber use, decreasing GHG intensity
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The UPS Foundation Awards Keep America Beautiful Affiliates with Community Tree Planting Grants

30 Communities Receive Grants Totaling $150,000 to Support Local Projects
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STAMFORD, Conn.. June 24, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful (KAB) and The UPS Foundation today announced the recipients of the 2013 KAB/UPS Community Tree Planting Grants. Thirty grants, totaling $150,000, are being awarded to KAB affiliates throughout the country with a focus on tree planting initiatives in urban and suburban communities.

The UPS grants are part of UPS’s Global Forestry Initiative designed to plant more than 1 million trees around the world by the end of 2013.

Ongoing Printing Conservation Program Saves Money, Shrinks Footprint

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This post was written by Larry R. Youngman, senior service delivery manager in IT Customer Computing.

In the course of my work providing IT services, I was struck by the volume of print that the company produces each month (in the domestic US). As our workforce transitions toward more mobile computing, I realized that we had an opportunity to reduce our carbon footprint and electricity use through paper and toner reductions. Further research also revealed that the printers we had in place were utilized only 20 percent of the time.

GM Donation Helps Clean Historic Site with Trees

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Very soon, trees planted at a historic industrial site in Flint once operated by General Motors will be used to eliminate heavy metals, pesticides, and other types of pollution, merely by being in the ground. The process is called phytoremediation.

GM provided city leaders in Flint $10,000 to purchase and plant the trees at the site.

Helping Customers Make Informed Paper Choices

On the frontlines of sustainable business with EarthChoice Advisory Services
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"Domtar’s EarthChoice® Advisory Services embodies Domtar’s vision and leadership aimed at balancing economic, environmental and social concerns in our daily work. Through our tailored approach, we share what we’ve learned with our existing and potential customers and suppliers, end users of our products, and environmental organizations with whom we collaborate."

- EarthChoice Advisory Services mission statement

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"Domtar’s EarthChoice® Advisory Services embodies Domtar’s vision and leadership aimed at balancing economic, environmental and social concerns in our daily work. Through our tailored approach, we share what we’ve learned with our existing and potential customers and suppliers, end users of our products, and environmental organizations with whom we collaborate."

- EarthChoice Advisory Services mission statement

Celebrating Earth Day at the International Corporate Citizenship Conference

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Today we celebrate Earth Day, an annual day on which events are held worldwide to demonstrate support for environmental protection. It also happens that our International Corporate Citizenship conference coincides with this special day. As we kickoff the second day of the conference we would like to let you know that we are doing our part to be environmentally conscious. Our commitment to environmental sustainability goes beyond supporting the efforts of business. We operate those same values in the decisions we have made for this event.

Celebrate Earth Day with the Symantec Community!

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Today is Earth Day and the start of National Volunteer Week in the United States. Symantec is celebrating by exploring our commitment to environmental responsibility.

Great American Cleanup Volunteers Support Keep America Beautiful's 2013 Vibrant Communities Goals

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This spring, Keep America Beautiful affiliates across the country are participating in a variety of activities during this year’s Great American Cleanup that help support our 2013 Vibrant Communities Impact Goals.

Last month, 1,200 Keep Little Rock Beautiful volunteers picked up litter and storm debris and raked leaves in 23 neighborhoods and nine parks, and at six schools. The efforts of Keep Little Rock Beautiful support our goal of cleaning and restoring 200,000 public acres and sites to build and sustain safer, cleaner communities.

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
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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.

PG&E Named One of America’s Best Corporate Citizens

Utility Ranks 37th among United States Companies in “100 Best Corporate Citizens” List Published by CR Magazine
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SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. April 15, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) has once again been named to the 100 Best Corporate Citizens list – a comprehensive ranking of Russell 1000 publicly held U.S. companies that best advance corporate responsibility and sustainability through disclosure, policy and performance. This is the sixth consecutive year that PG&E has been included in the 100 Best Corporate Citizens list.

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