Environmental Stewardship

U.S. Chamber Foundation Names Corporate Citizenship Awards Finalists

Businesses Recognized for Positive Community Impacts
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WASHINGTON, D.C., September 8, 2014 /3BL Media/ — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation today named 24 business finalists for its 15th Annual Corporate Citizenship Awards. The awards program honors businesses for their significant positive impacts in communities around the world.

Climax Molybdenum Co., a Freeport-McMoRan Company, Unveils New Water Treatment Plant for Climax, Colorado

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Climax Molybdenum Co. celebrated the unveiling of a $200 million water treatment plant at Climax operations in early August. The grand opening ceremony and tour drew more than 400 people and included speeches by U.S. representatives, state and municipal officials, and Climax leadership.

Freeport-McMoRan’s Atlantic Copper Receives Safety Award

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November 18, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Atlantic Copper, a subsidiary of Freeport-McMoRan, operates a copper smelting and refining complex in Huelva, Spain. Atlantic Copper was recognized by the Autonomous Commission on Occupational Safety and Hygiene in Chemical and Related Industries, or COASHIQ, for decreasing the frequency of accidents more than any other of COASHIQ’s 175 member companies.

The Goldcorp Water Strategy

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Goldcorp is committed to the efficient use of natural resources and to conducting our business to the highest standards of environmental management and performance, striving to go beyond regulatory compliance and lead with industry best practices. 
 

Kaiser Permanente Environmental Leader Makes the Case for Hospitals to Help Heal the Planet

New book offers timely insight into the movement to ‘green’ the health care system
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OAKLAND, Calif., August 13, 2014 /3BL Media/ — In a newly released book, Greening Health Care: How Hospitals Can Heal the Planet, Kaiser Permanente’s environmental stewardship officer, Kathy Gerwig, explores a universal paradox of health care: As hospitals deliver life-saving care to individuals, their substantial environmental footprint can often be detrimental to environmental and community health.

MGM Resorts International Issues Corporate Responsibility Executive Summary

Report chronicles the company's gains in Diversity, Philanthropy and Sustainability among communities and employees
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LAS VEGAS, August 6, 2014 /3BL Media/– MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) has released its 2013 Corporate Social Responsibility Executive Summary, highlighting the company’s continued commitment to diversity, engagement with its communities, and stewardship of environmental resources. Themed “Inspiring Our World”, the summary is available for download on the company’s CSR website, www.mgmresorts.com/csr.

Goldcorp Publishes 2013 Sustainability Report

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July 10, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Goldcorp Inc. (TSX: G, NYSE: GG) released its Annual Sustainability Report (csr.goldcorp.com) showcasing its 2013 performance and progress in delivering on its vision of “Together, Creating Sustainable Value”.

Whirlpool Corporation Receives First ENERGY STAR® Certification for Clothes Dryers

Whirlpool Brand Duet® offers new level of energy efficiency
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BENTON HARBOR, Mich., June 16, 2014 /3BL Media/ -- Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is the first appliance manufacturer to offer an ENERGY STAR® certified clothes dryer. The company received recent certification from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) ENERGY STAR program on the Whirlpool brand Duet® model WED87HED steam dryer.

Kaiser Permanente Commits to Purchasing Furniture Free from Toxic Flame Retardant Chemicals

Organization is the first health system to commit to removing chemicals from hospital furniture; cites concerns over exposure to potential toxicants
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OAKLAND, Calif., June 3, 2014 /3BL Media/ — Concerned about increasing levels of potentially harmful chemicals in the environment, Kaiser Permanente announced Tuesday that it will stop purchasing furniture treated with flame retardants. Kaiser Permanente is the first health system in the country to do this. The decision could impact more than 38 hospitals and 600 medical offices in eight states and the District of Columbia.

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