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The Koninklijk Concertgebouw of the Netherlands to Be Preserved and Protected by AkzoNobel Products

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May 11, 2017 /3BL Media/ - AkzoNobel has become a sponsor of Het Koninklijk Concertgebouw, the Royal Concert Hall of the Netherlands, for a period of five years. As part of the collaboration, over the coming years AkzoNobel will help conserve the monumental concert hall in Amsterdam with paint and decorative products from its Sikkens brand.

The unmatched acoustics make the Koninklijk Concertgebouw one of the most important concert halls in the world. With its first concert held in 1888, a great tradition has since been built through legendary concerts of musical magnitude.

Unity Spans the Globe for Viacommunity Day’s 21st Year

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In an enormous show of support for local communities around the world, more than 4,000 Viacom employees threw themselves into the 21st annual Viacommunity Day last Friday. It was themed as a day of unity, bringing employees from every part of the company together at more than 150 projects sites across the United States and more than a dozen other nations, a collective effort that underscored Viacom’s unwavering dedication to putting our resources, skills, energies and collective will toward improving our communities.

Sands Bethlehem Celebrates Earth Day

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To celebrate Earth Day this year, the sustainability department, along with other Team Members from Sands Bethlehem, volunteered their time at a local elementary school to host the second annual Earth Day Fair. The effort was in conjunction with Sands ECO360, Las Vegas Sands’ Global Sustainability strategy designed to help create a more sustainable future.

Final Days to Nominate Environmental Volunteers for California’s Cox Conserves Heroes Program

Nominations end May 12; $20,000 to be awarded to local environmental nonprofits
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CALIFORNIA, May 8, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Cox Communications, in partnership with The Trust for Public Land, is seeking nominations for environmental volunteers in Cox’s service areas in Orange County, San Diego, Santa Barbara, and Palos Verdes. Nominations are being accepted at CoxConservesHeroes.com through 5 p.m. PT on May 12.

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Timberland’s Earth Week Events Drive Impact and Meaningful Change

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Global outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland recently concluded its second annual Earth Week Celebration at its Stratham, New Hampshire headquarters. During Earth Week, educational events were held each day to foster a better understanding of Timberland’s environmental footprint as well as the footprint of each employee in their personal lives. With this understanding, employees explored new ways to further drive Timberland’s legacy of protecting and restoring the outdoors.

Ingersoll Rand Locations Worldwide Participated in Earth Day Activities Demonstrating How They Put Sustainability in Action

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Ingersoll Rand employees joined more than one billion people around the globe to celebrate Earth Day on April 22, the largest civil observance in the world. This year, our facilities worldwide hosted local activities and encouraged all employees to put sustainability in action.

Mary Kay Joins the California Partnership to End Domestic Violence in Fight for Legislative Funding

Mary Kay's lobbying for good initiative heads to California state capitol
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Mary Kay Inc. and The California Partnership to End Domestic Violence partnered together today to fight against the domestic violence epidemic. Uniting thought-leaders, policymakers and advocates for domestic violence survivors, attendees advocated at the California State Capitol for full funding of AB557 and SB54 to improve the safety net response to domestic violence and to increase safety for immigrant survivors.

Alliance Data Makes $500k Corporate Challenge Grant to My Possibilities

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Alliance Data announced a $500,000 corporate challenge grant for a new higher-education campus for My Possibilities, a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. This challenge grant is a call to other corporations to support the life-changing work that My Possibilities is doing to give adults with cognitive disabilities greater independence, purpose and the skills to become contributing members of society.

Wells Fargo Announces Small Business Neighborhood Renovation Program Contest

Twenty small businesses in five cities across America will receive physical location or storefront makeovers in an effort to encourage economic development
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Wells Fargo (NYSE: WFC) is introducing the Wells Fargo Works for Small Business®: Neighborhood Renovation Program Contest, designed to help improve eligible small businesses in designated neighborhoods in five cities – Atlanta, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami and Minneapolis – through a physical location or storefront makeover. Wells Fargo is launching the program in collaboration with Rebuilding Together, a premier nonprofit organization focused on rebuilding communities.

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Wells Fargo (NYSE: WFC) is introducing the Wells Fargo Works for Small Business®: Neighborhood Renovation Program Contest, designed to help improve eligible small businesses in designated neighborhoods in five cities – Atlanta, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami and Minneapolis – through a physical location or storefront makeover. Wells Fargo is launching the program in collaboration with Rebuilding Together, a premier nonprofit organization focused on rebuilding communities.

How to Plant 500,000 Trees: One at a Time

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Charlotte, N.C., likes to be known as the City of Trees, but keeping that name requires a lot of work because development and aging trees are threats to the city's tree canopy. So the city decided in 2011 to cover half of Charlotte with trees by 2050. Doing that requires planting 500,000 trees.

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