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Wells Fargo Announces California CRA Rating of Outstanding

Performance Exam shows high marks in Lending, Investment, Service in low- and moderate-income communities
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SAN FRANCISCO, May 4, 2020 /3BL Media/ -  Wells Fargo & Company today announced that its most recent Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) rating for California is Outstanding. Wells Fargo also received a national rating of “Outstanding” from the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) as a result of the company’s strong performance on the exam’s components and the company’s proven commitment to serving low- to moderate-income communities.

International Paper Boxes Fighting Hunger Amid School Closures in Southern California

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LOS ANGELES, April 13, 2020 /3BL Media/– International Paper (NYSE: IP) is taking action to address critical needs in the communities in which its employee live and work during the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic. The world’s leading producer of renewable, fiber-based packaging, pulp and paper has donated 61,000 corrugated boxes to two Feeding America® network member foodbanks in Southern California – Los Angeles Regional Food Bank and Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County.

Mid-Mississippi Delta River Region Potentially a “Next California” of Fruit and Vegetable Production

With climate change expected to disrupt US food system, report identifies opportunities and hurdles of shifting production east
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WASHINGTON, February 28, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Today World Wildlife Fund (WWF) released a new report, The Next California, Phase 1: Investigating Potential in the Mid-Mississippi Delta River Region, exploring the viability of shifting some fruit and vegetable production to an area of the U.S. currently dominated by row crops.

Video: Hershey's Almond Story

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"We want this land to stay good, strong, and viable." Watch this video about the full life cycle of the California almonds used in Hershey chocolate.

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Major Pacific Coast Companies and Institutions Call for Expansion of Cap-and-Invest Programs

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January 29, 2020 /3BL Media/ - More than 20 major companies, healthcare systems and large energy consumers on the Pacific Coast declared their support today for expanding cap-and-invest programs to scale up efforts to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions across the region. 

Ben Ehrenreich: PG&E and the Nasty Side of Capitalism

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There’s a quote often attributed, perhaps incorrectly, to the great economist John Maynard Keynes that “Capitalism is the extraordinary belief that the nastiest of men for the nastiest of motives will somehow work for the benefit of all.” The absurdity of this notion is being played out in real time in the form of smoke-filled air and rolling blackouts in Northern California, courtesy of the state’s largest monopoly, Pacific, Gas & Electric, better known as PG&E.

GreenBiz and State of California to Collaborate on Advancing Grid Resilience

Summit at VERGE 19 to convene public- and private-sector leaders in response to wildfire and clean-energy goals.
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OAKLAND and SACRAMENTO, Calif., September 4, 2019 /3BL Media/— GreenBiz Group and the state of California today announced a collaboration to advance California’s climate and energy goals in the wake of devastating wildfires, with a Grid Resilience Summit to be held on October 24 as part of VERGE 19.

2019 National Latino Leaders to be Honored at The 5th Annual National Latino Leadership Conference

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LOS ANGELES, August 8, 2019 /3BL Media/ - The Council for Latino Workplace Equity (CLWE), an initiative under the National Diversity Council, will host the Fifth Annual National Latino Leadership Conference on October 16th at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Los Angeles Downtown. This year’s theme is “The Legacy of Latino Leadership: Culture & Inclusion”.

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