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Blog from in Technology. Innovation & Solutions
Oct 17, 2018 6:40 AM ET

In this second of three-part series we dig deeper into how ‘going electric’ at Porcupine Gold Mine’s Borden site has had a positive impact on ventilation requirements and mine air heating. Taking an electric approach to mining has triggered some rethinking – eliminating the need for compressed air networks underground and provoking changes to the emergency response strategy.


See What’s Currently Shaping Employee Giving

Blog from in Business & Trade
Oct 16, 2018 6:30 PM ET

Each year at Benevity, just before the biggest giving months of the year, we release data showing the top charitable causes that enterprise companies and their people are supporting through our platform… and the results are in!

Last year, we reported a major shift in giving, with employees rapidly responding to the issues that matter to them. In 2018, we continue to see the momentum flourish. Find out the top 10 charitable causes corporations are supporting and what factors are driving a shift in giving from the bottom up. 


Blog from in Philanthropy
Oct 16, 2018 6:20 PM ET

Every year in the U.S., 27,000 children are diagnosed with critical illnesses. That’s 27,000 families whose lives are turned upside down. Play dates, soccer games, and sleepovers are replaced with doctor appointments, hospital stays and medical treatments.


New program has potential to save 55-60 million pounds of food per year

Press Release from in Philanthropy
Oct 16, 2018 5:00 PM ET

October 16, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Today, on World Food Day, Feeding America announced the national expansion of a pilot program to rescue food, in partnership with manufacturers and their carriers on the road. Each year, 40 percent of food in the United States goes to waste. This program, known as MealConnect Logistics, has already facilitated the donation of more than 580,000 pounds of food to the Feeding America network of food banks in the pilot phase.


Multimedia with summary from in Energy
Oct 16, 2018 4:50 PM ET

Logistics

Our focus on energy and emissions extends beyond our mill gates. Since 2009, Sappi has participated in the US Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) SmartWay® Transport Partnership, an innovative collaboration between the EPA and companies that provide freight delivery services. In support of the partnership, we include the SmartWay specifi cation in our carrier bid contracts, and since 2013, approximately 95 percent of our cumulative domestic ton-miles have been shipped by SmartWay carriers.


Matt Pakula, Senior Manager of Social Enterprise, Corporate Social Responsibility

Blog from in Philanthropy
Oct 16, 2018 4:15 PM ET

Today is World Food Day.

It’s a reminder that the ache of hunger is present for millions of people around the globe. But while we live in a world that often seems more focused on large-scale solutions, when it comes hunger relief, sometimes it's the simplest solutions that can transform seemingly small ripples into waves of impact.

Solutions can take many forms. Sharing knowledge to give a hand-up, not a hand out, is one example. Another is the small acts of neighborliness and kindness that allow people to keep their dignity.


Multimedia with summary from in Environment
Oct 16, 2018 2:05 PM ET

Hear the latest about healthy indoor air quality. See how major manufacturing companies are meeting demands for low emitting products to contribute to LEED, WELL & other green building rating systems with SCS Indoor Advantage Certification. Learn more


Annual awards honor outstanding achievements by individuals and organizations in promoting green power

Press Release from in Awards and Recognition
Oct 16, 2018 2:00 PM ET

October 16, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The nonprofit Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) presented the 18th annual Green Power Leadership Awards on Wednesday October 10, awarding eight organizations and one individual for their roles in promoting and expanding the use of clean, renewable energy.


Blog from in Eco-Living, Consumption & Travel
Oct 16, 2018 1:40 PM ET

Running a clean fleet means reducing our footprint. It requires a tremendous amount of technology, commitment and vision — all of which we have relied on to expand our fleet of clean-powered collection vehicles.


Article from in Philanthropy
Oct 16, 2018 1:00 PM ET

Tuesday is World Food Day, yet 1 in 11 households in Minnesota struggle with hunger. The issue is as pervasive as it is quiet, and many of our neighbors endure the challenge of putting enough food on the table. At the same time, 40 percent of food in the U.S. is wasted each year. Over the past year, General Mills and Feeding America partnered to create an innovative solution to connect surplus food in the delivery system with families in need.


Tackle your organization’s biggest challenges with help from Taproot Foundation

Multimedia with summary from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Oct 16, 2018 12:45 PM ET

Don’t put off your nonprofit’s next big project because of a tight budget! With support from passionate volunteers skilled in marketing, strategy, finance and more, you can make those plans happen while keeping costs low.


Article from in Business & Trade
Oct 16, 2018 12:30 PM ET

Booz Allen is working with LaunchCode, a non-profit created by Square co-founder Jim McKelvey, to fast-track veterans into in-demand fields like data science.


SCE is taking part in the upgrade pilot to help enhance safety and reliability for park residents.

Article from in Energy
Oct 16, 2018 12:15 PM ET

VICTORVILLE, Calif. — The Greenbriar Mobile Home Park clubhouse was recently packed with residents like Patricia West, who lives with her disabled daughter, who came to learn about upcoming construction scheduled at their site.

For the next two months, crews will be converting the mobile home park’s master electric and gas distribution systems to direct electricity and natural gas utility service. Once completed, residents will become first-time customers of Southern California Edison and their local gas utility.  


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