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Rebooting The Earth

By Nicola Acutt, Vice President of Sustainability Strategy, VMware
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VMware is on a mission to ensure a net positive effect across our products, people and planet. This Earth Day, we are taking action to inspire a ripple effect through our collective impact. For every employee that pledges to take sustainability-related actions at home or at work, VMware will plant a tree on their behalf through Restore the Earth (REF) Foundation.

But why is a digital transformation company that puts data in the cloud, also putting trees in the ground?

21CF Colleagues Post Thousands of Stunning Nature Photos for "Explore Your World" Contest

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21st Century Fox celebrated Earth Day this year with the "Explore Your World" photo contest, giving colleagues across the globe the chance to combine their photography skills and their love of the outdoors by sharing their best nature photos on social media with #21CFExplore. More than 3,000 entries poured in from across the business as employees unleashed their inner explorers and posted stunning portraits of the world around them.

Do You Recognize These Wheels?

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ANAHEIM, Calif., May 10, 2016 /3BL Media/ – As a long-time community partner, we’re proud to co-sponsor The 14 th Annual Cub Scout Pushcart Derby with the City of Garden Grove. On Saturday, April 23, 2016 the city closed several of its streets for this popular event where more than 100 Cub Scouts build and race a pushcart downhill. 

Imagination Explored Around the World During the Earth Day Cardboard Challenge

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A child’s imagination is an incredible renewable resource. Give them a problem to solve and they will come up with a hundred and one different solutions.

“Earth Aware” Cisco Employees Go Green on Earth Day

by Austin Belisle
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Every April 22, Cisco joins the world in celebrating Earth Day, an annual event held in more than 193 countries each year. Historically, Cisco has used Earth Day to hold educational sessions for employees globally and virtual events around the clock, bringing speakers to discuss important issues and solutions that address environmental problems. In turn, employees are more aware than ever of Cisco’s efforts to improve environmental sustainability and make a positive impact on the planet.

HP, Inc. Congratulates US and World Leaders on Historic Paris Agreement

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In December 2015, HP joined more than 100 major US businesses calling for government to take decisive action at COP21 to tackle climate change in order to minimize climate risk and boost the economy. On Earth Day 2016, we celebrated the historic signing of the Paris Agreement!

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Re-Envisioning Earth Day

By Carol Baroudi
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Earth Day has an image problem. This venerable holiday bears a patina of tree-hugger and righteous scout, somehow not exactly in step with the times. Part of the problem may be the notion that anything that could be done in one day is woefully inadequate in the face of daunting environmental problems that loom on every front. Yes, we need to plant trees – but we’re cutting them down at a rate of 15 billion a year. Is Earth Day enough?

Pledges from Sustainability Leaders: Domtar's EarthChoice Ambassadors

Domtar's EarthChoice Ambassadors Share Their Commitments to Sustainability
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In honor of Earth Day, Domtar’s EarthChoice Ambassadors across the globe shared the actions they take to demonstrate the EarthChoice commitment to sustainability. From capturing rainwater and landscaping with native plants, to biking to work and volunteering in their communities, EarthChoice Ambassador’s are sustainability champions who lead by example, benefitting both themselves and the organization as a whole.

In Honor of Earth Day, National Geographic's Ford Cochran Takes Fox Colleagues on a Virtual Tour Through America's National Parks

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As part of 21st Century Fox's Earth Day celebrations, Fox colleagues in LA were treated to a special presentation by Ford Cochran, renowned geologist, journalist, educator and director of programming at National Geographic Expeditions. Cochran, who has dedicated his career to the exploration and protection of parks, took attendees on a visual journey through some of the United States' most iconic national parks, accompanied by the stunning photography for which National Geographic is known.

Republic Kicks-Off Earth Day Celebrations in Oregon with Expansion of Compressed Natural Gas-Powered Fleet

35 Alternative Fuel Vehicles Now Serving Statewide
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WILSONVILLE, Ore., May 5, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- Republic Services announced today theaddition of 16 Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) solid waste collection trucks to its fleet serving customers throughout the greater Portland area. The CNG trucks replace older diesel-powered trucks, and bring the total number of natural gas vehicles operated by Republic Services in Oregon to 35.

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