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Why does a Financial Services Company Focus on the Environment?

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Business relies on natural resources to operate — from the energy and water needed to run our buildings, to the minerals used to manufacture our computers. The sustainability of our business is linked to the planet’s sustainability. 

#NationalParkWeek: Cox Conserves Heroes Creating and Preserving Parks

Volunteers protecting our parks for future generations
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For many people, their happiest childhood memories were experienced at a community park or local playground. Parks and outdoor recreation play a significant role in early childhood development as well as the overall well-being of our eco-system. However, park care and maintenance is an ongoing effort that relies heavily on the involvement of community stewards.

Cox and The Trust For Public Land Launch Arizona’s 2017 Cox Conserves Heroes Awards Program

Call for nominations; $20,000 to be donated to local environmental nonprofits
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TUCSON, Ariz., April 3, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Cox Communications, in partnership with The Trust for Public Land, today launched Arizona’s 2017 Cox Conserves Heroes program to honor local environmental volunteers.

Domtar, Procter & Gamble Create a Sustainable Supply Chain

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Coming together for the greater good of the planet may not happen often, but when it does, the outcome can prove promising. This is especially true when major brands work with their suppliers to create a sustainable supply chain.

Cox Enterprises Partners with Atlanta Bicycle Coalition to Promote Sustainable Lifestyles Through Atlanta Streets Alive Initiative

Support in celebration of the 10th anniversary of Cox’s national sustainability program
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ATLANTA, March 29, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- As part of the 10th anniversary of its Cox Conserves sustainability program, Cox Enterprises is announcing its support of the Atlanta Bicycle Coalition’s (ABC) Atlanta Streets Alive open streets initiative. Cox is joining Atlanta Streets Alive at the Road Captain level, supporting ABC’s efforts to develop a more livable and accessible Atlanta by making biking equitable, safe and appealing.

Protecting Truly Precious Resources – Goldcorp’s Towards Zero Water Strategy

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There’s no question water plays a critical role in day-to-day operations at Goldcorp. It’s a valuable resource required for metals production. It’s also one of the most important resources in the world and there is growing scrutiny of its use in all industrial applications, including mining.

Domtar Wood Chips Help People with Disabilities

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Small things can make a big difference in mill communities. Take, for instance, wood chips leftover from the papermaking process.

For more than a decade, Domtar’s Kingsport Mill in Kingsport, Tennessee, has been donating wood chip fines to Small Miracles Therapeutic Equestrian Center, Inc., a local nonprofit foundation dedicated to enriching the lives of people with special needs and disabilities through horseback riding.

Arrowhead® Mountain Spring Water Saves Tens of Thousands of Tons of Carbon Dioxide through Plastic Recycling Efforts

CO2 Savings the Equivalent of Taking 13,349 Cars off the Road for a Year
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ONTARIO, Calif., March 8, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Arrowhead® Mountain Spring Water announced today that it has dramatically increased the amount of recycled plastic used in its bottle production. Thanks to the high recycling rate of California residents, and with help from its strategic partner CarbonLITE, Arrowhead now ensures that 9 out of 10 of its Arrowhead bottles made in California incorporate 50% post-consumer recycled plastic content.

Cox Enterprises Creates Clean Energy in West Virginia

New River Clean Energy Facility converting landfill gas to energy
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ATLANTA, March 15, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Cox Enterprises announced today the completion of the New River Energy Facility in Beckley, W. Va. The facility captures landfill gas to generate energy and reduce methane emissions, which produces positive outcomes for the local community and the environment. The facility has the capacity to annually offset 14,200 tons of carbon and produce enough clean energy to power nearly 2,000 homes.

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