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U.S. Chamber BCLC Calls On America's Communities to Apply for National Sustainability Honor

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.

BCLC Announces Key Sponsors of National R4 Conference

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

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.

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

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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