Environmental Stewardship

Avista Receives Award for Stewardship of America’s Waters

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Avista was recently recognized by the National Hydropower Association with an OSAW Award for being an Outstanding Steward of America's Waters. With a focus on recreational, environmental and historical enhancement, the award was for the renovation and revitalization of Avista’s Huntington Park in Spokane.

Eastman Featured in 2016 Business Roundtable Sustainability Report

In honor of Earth Week, Business Roundtable (BRT) released its 2016 sustainability report, Create, Grow, Sustain: People and Technology at Work, and features Eastman’s CEO, Mark Costa.
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Now in its ninth year, the report details how companies are improving the quality of life in communities around the world while driving economic growth through a series of narratives from Business Roundtable CEOs.

CITGO Lemont Refinery Promotes STEM Education in Illinois with Project Infinite Green

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LEMONT, Ill., April 15, 2016 /3BL Media/ – CITGO Petroleum Corporation employees from the Lemont Refinery served as mentors teaching interactive workshops on diverse energy sources and sustainability to local middle and high school students as part of Project Infinite Green. This innovative, locally based afterschool program offered middle- and high-school students the opportunity to learn about science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) from industry experts both inside and out of the classroom. 
 

U.S. Chamber Foundation Seeks Nominations to Recognize Top Corporate Citizens

Nominations Open Today for 17th Annual Corporate Citizenship Awards
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WASHINGTON, D.C., April 7, 2016 /3BL Media/ The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation today began the nomination process for its annual Citizens Awards, which recognize businesses for their positive impact on society.

Reflections on Laudato Si - Concluded

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“Never before has the world had a document that so eloquently unites ethics and environmental stewardship. That is why Laudato Si was the most significant environmental event of 2015.”

“Show your work.”

Does that bring you back to your high school math class in a hurry? That phrase was a near-daily refrain in mine. It didn’t matter if you intuitively, or by sheer luck, got a math problem right. You also had to offer a proof as well. You had to back it up.

Eastman’s Longview Site Again Receives Corporate Lands of Learning Certification from Wildlife Habitat Council

Eastman has received international recognition for its contributions to conservation education by the Wildlife Habitat Council.
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December 16, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Eastman demonstrated its commitment to environmental stewardship by achieving recertification for Corporate Lands for Learning - Conservation Certification at its Texas Operations.

Conservation Certification sets the standard for corporate conservation actions and produces quantitative benefits to corporations, communities and the environment. Conservation Certification:

Bill Baue: Sustainability In Context

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The environmental impact of any business enterprise depends on the specific environmental conditions and challenges that exist where that enterprise is doing business. So a dairy in Vermont, where the water tables are high but solar energy is more intermittent, will have a different set of environmental factors to consider than a dairy in dry and sunny Arizona. In other words, sustainability planning is context-specific.

Arrowhead® 100% Mountain Spring Water to Significantly Increase Recycled Content in Plastic Bottles

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ONTARIO, Calif., October 7, 2015 /3BL Media/ - As part of Arrowhead® Brand 100% Mountain Spring Water’s commitment to environmental stewardship in California, the company today announced it will expand its use of recycled content to many of its most popular sized bottles by the end of 2016.

Sealed Air Named Green Giving Corporation by Matthew:25 Ministries

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Charlotte, N.C., August 6, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Sealed Air Corporation (NYSE: SEE), has been named a Green Giving Corporation by Matthew:25 Ministries. Matthew 25: Ministries, a top-ranked international humanitarian aid and disaster relief organization headquartered in Cincinnati, OH, has named Sealed Air as a “Green Giving Corporation” representing the pinnacle of responsible corporate environmental stewardship through the Green Giving program.

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