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Global Links Celebrates Achieving Energy Independence

With completion of LED lighting replacement, Global Links reduces energy use, will generate 100% of energy needs via its solar roof
Press Release

PITTSBURGH, June 9, 2022 /3BL Media/ - On June 9, 2022, Pittsburgh-based nonprofit Global Links celebrates the completion of Phase II of its Energy Independence Project by flipping the switch on its newly installed LED lighting and motion sensor system. The reduction in energy use resulting from the replacement, coupled with energy generated from the 10,000 square-foot solar array installed on its headquarters as part of Phase I, will allow Global Links to produce 100% of its own energy needs, with the goal of achieving Net Zero.

UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Celebrates Opening of Green Mountain Energy Sun Club Edible Garden and Mindfulness Path

The new edible garden provides experiential learning opportunities for patients
Press Release

PITTSBURGH, June 7, 2022 /3BL Media/ - – UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh and UPMC Children’s Hospital Foundation are celebrating the opening of their Edible Garden and Mindfulness Path, thanks to a $78,375 donation by Green Mountain Energy Sun Club. The garden and path are located on the hospital’s third-floor terrace, which is the largest outdoor pedestrian space at the hospital.

The Healthcare Diversity Council Recognizes Top Organization and Leader Awardees at the Third Annual National Healthcare DEI Conference

Press Release

PITTSBURGH, Pa., May 17th, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The Healthcare Diversity Council (HDC), an initiative of the National Diversity Council (NDC), will host its third annual National Healthcare DEI Conference on the theme, “Planning our Path to Equity,” on Tuesday, July 19th and Wednesday, July 20th, at the DoubleTree by Pittsburgh Downtown.

Ambridge Area School District and Comcast Announce Partnership to Provide Free Internet Access to Students

Press Release

PITTSBURGH, September 17, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Ambridge Area School District has partnered with Comcast to provide 13 months of high-speed internet access through Comcast’s Internet Essentials Partnership Program to eligible families served by the school district.

Unprecedented Public-Private Collaboration Brings Innovative Homeless Shelter To Downtown Pittsburgh

Compassionate, person-centered holistic support for individuals experiencing homelessness is focus of first-of-its-kind facility in Allegheny County
Press Release

PITTSBURGH, September 1, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Through an unprecedented public-private collaboration, a coalition of corporate, civic and community leaders today unveiled plans for an innovative 45,000-square-foot facility near downtown Pittsburgh that provides shelter and comprehensive wrap-around services for homeless adults.

Exploring a Real-World Model of Sustainable and Circular Business in Pittsburgh

By Peter Fadoul & Stephanie Potter
Article

Hyper-efficient buildings, circular clothing and fashion, sustainable manufacturing, eliminating food waste, innovation in energy—the Pittsburgh business community painted a perfect picture of what a system-wide approach to sustainability and a circular economy look like in action. On October 1, the U.S.

Green Mountain Energy Sun Club Celebrates Nine Nonprofit Projects With Cross-Country Summer Road Trip

Sun Club shines a light on $1.3 million in sustainability partnerships in four states
Press Release

HOUSTON, June 4, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Green Mountain Energy Sun Club is charging up and setting out on a cross-country trip to celebrate the completion of its nine new projects.  The nonprofit organization will be unveiling $1.3 million in innovative sustainability-related donations to nine nonprofits located across Texas, New York, Pennsylvania, and Illinois.

Carnegie Science Center’s Little Learner Clubhouse, Powered by PNC Grow Up Great, Provides Space to Explore STEM Skills

Article

Aspiring scientists age 6 and under have a new exhibit space to explore at Carnegie Science Center. Little Learner Clubhouse, powered by PNC Grow Up Great®, is a nature-inspired hub for free-play and hands-on activities that opened to the public on Saturday, March 3, 2018.

Helping Transgender People Lead Authentic Lives

Blog

From education to employment, healthcare to housing, transgender Americans fight daily for rights many take for granted. “Authentic Lives,” a new documentary from WQED, Pittsburgh’s PBS affiliate, highlights PNC as a company working toward equity and inclusion for the LGBTQ population.

Terry Boring, senior business architect and vice president of the PNC Proud employee business resource group’s Pittsburgh chapter, spoke to reporter Minette Seate about PNC’s culture of inclusion.

UPS Launches eBike Solution in Pittsburgh

UPS Provides Cycling Solutions to Help Address Urban Challenges
Press Release

ATLANTA, November 8, 2017 /3BL Media/ - UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced the launch of an eBike that will deliver packages in Pittsburgh, Pa. The electrically-assisted tricycle will help reduce carbon emissions in addition to traffic, noise and air quality challenges in Pittsburgh. The deployment is part of UPS’s Cycle Solutions and the company’s Rolling Laboratory, which tests alternative fuels and advanced technology vehicles.

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