$1 million commitment for 2017 to support neighborhood revitalization, economic development and job creation in local municipalities
SAN FRANCISCO and WASHINGTON, D.C., January 17, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) and Wells Fargo today announced a call for nominations for the 2017 CommunityWINS℠ grant program, aimed at accelerating neighborhood revitalization, economic development, and job creation in municipalities across the country.
BELLEVUE, Wash. November 22, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) announced today that the Washington Secretary of State’s office has recognized the Company with the 2016 National Association of Secretary of State’s Medallion Award for charitable giving. The award was presented to Republic during a special presentation earlier this week.
Investors are beginning to understand the importance of recognizing the potential risks posed by climate change to companies they look to put their money into, according to Mary Schapiro, former chair of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and current special adviser to the Group of 20’s Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures.
SEATTLE, October 20, 2016 /3BL Media/ - The Washington Diversity Council will be hosting the 2016 Washington Diversity and Leadership Conference on November 17, 2016 at the Renaissance Seattle Hotel. The conference will feature multiple speakers presenting on a variety of topics. In addition, business leaders will be recognized with a series of awards highlighting their commitment to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. This year’s theme is “Diversity: Driving Business Forward.”
Laura Asiala of PYXERA Global Discussed Socially Responsible Brands at the Big Talk: Branding
WASHINGTON, October 6, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Today’s buyers are increasingly choosing purpose-driven brands and those brands are seeing the power being socially responsible holds. Laura Asiala, Vice President of Public Affairs at PYXERA Global shared examples of large, multi-national companies that have built socially responsible brands using different tactics while also growing their business at the Big Talk: Branding October 5, 2016 in Georgetown, D.C.
Republic Services proudly hosted a tour at the Roosevelt Regional Landfill located in the state of Washington for the Solid Waste Advisory Committee and key Thurston County elected officials. The highly engaged group of community leaders learned more about how Republic accepts and responsibly processes municipal solid waste on a daily basis. The guests enjoyed a behind-the-scenes tour of the landfill operations, the state-of-the-art ash metal recovery and recycling facility and the gas to energy facility, of which generates enough renewable energy to power more than 30,000 local households