Environment

BCLC Announces Key Sponsors of National R4 Conference

June 6, 2011

WASHINGTON D.C., June 6 – Abbott, Allstate, FedEx, Intel, Microsoft, Siemens, and UPS are among the lead sponsors of the National R4 Conference at the Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, NV, July 18-20 2011. The conference—designed for corporate leaders in environmental innovation—is hosted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Business Civic Leadership Center, and is also supported by Baxter, Daimler, IBM, Kimberly Clark Corporation, Northwestern Energy, and TXU Energy.

Strategic Vision & Economic Revitalization Define Winners of 2010 Siemens Sustainable Community Awards

May 14, 2010

HOUSTON, TX—The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Business Civic Leadership Center (BCLC) and Siemens Corporation last night presented the 3rd annual Siemens Sustainable Community Awards to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Grand Rapids, Michigan; and Newton, Iowa. Each winning community improved the quality of life for residents by achieving vital economic, environmental, and social goals.

Statement from U.S. Chamber’s BCLC Senior Advisor Ben Erulkar on Earth Day 2010

April 20, 2010

Today, U.S. Chamber BCLC Senior Advisor Ben Erulkar issued the following statement in commemoration of Earth Day:

"On this 40th Earth Day, companies from all industries - from Abbott, Allstate, and ARAMARK to Siemens, Shell, and Southwest - are minimizing their environmental footprint and advancing sustainability.

U.S. Chamber and Siemens Corporation Announce Finalists for National Sustainability Awards

April 13, 2010

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Business Civic Leadership Center (BCLC) and Siemens Corporation today announced that nine communities across the country have been selected as finalists for the 3rd annual Siemens Sustainable Community Awards. The finalists were selected based on their outstanding efforts to achieve complementary economic, environmental and social goals, as well as to improve the overall quality of life within their communities.

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