The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Business Civic Leadership Center (BCLC) is calling for nominations for the 2012 Siemens Sustainable Community Awards. Now in its fifth year, the program recognizes local governments, chambers of commerce, and other local organizations for the tremendous steps they’ve taken to improve quality of life and enhance their ability to sustain a successful community for generations to come.
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WASHINGTON, D.C.–The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Business Civic Leadership Center announces expert speakers for the National R4 Conference at the Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, NV, July 18-20 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.
Chamber BCLC and Siemens Seek Exemplary Models of Sustainability Innovation
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.
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.
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.
The Executive Interview Series is an opportunity for hear from experts in the field of CSR about the impact of their programs throughout the communities in which they operate. The Series explores various CSR topics from health and wellness and sustainability, to education and volunteerism.