Archive for July 2011

Washed Ashore

What would you do with more than 7,000 pounds of plastic collected from nearby beaches? If you happened to be Angela Haseltine Pozzi, artist and executive director of the Artula Institute for Arts and Environmental Education, you’d use the opportunity…

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Talking Corporate Social Responsibility

While environmental issues are naturally the focus of our blog, they’re actually just one part of our larger, integrated efforts to help all of our customers succeed financially, create long-term economic growth, and increase the quality life for everyone in…

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Join our team

Just a quick note to let you know we’re hiring an Environmental and Social Risk Manager to help us manage risks associated with our wholesale lending. If you’re interested, or for more details, please go to our Wells Fargo Careers…

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July Poll of the Month: e-waste recycling

Environmental Forum readers, it’s poll time again! Last month we asked whether or not you think there’s a need for a national “green” business program, and overwhelmingly, you told us “yes”. Of our 47 respondents, 85% voted “yes” and only…

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65,000+ mugs down …

… and just 15,000 more to go! As we’ve blogged about many times, we’re always trying to reduce our operational footprint here at Wells Fargo. We also strive to be as transparent as possible about our challenges and our success…

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A decathlon unlike any other

I’m sure that when you hear the word decathlon, you think of the rigorous track and field competition that identifies the World’s Greatest Athlete, dating back to the very first Olympics. Well, it takes on a whole new meaning in…

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Digital receipts are in vogue

In her article about digital receipts, Allison Bruce from the Ventura County Star reports that consumers are getting more comfortable with having no paper. And I can totally see why! As we’ve mentioned here on the blog, the environmental benefits…

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“Greening” up!

I recently read about two ideas that would—from an environmental perspective—take buildings into the 21st century, And I wanted to share them with you to see what you think! Skyscraper Farm First, image you live in an urban area where…

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Learn about trees? There’s an app for that!

Update (07/11):The Leafsnap app actually hasn’t come out for AndroidTM yet! We regret the error. You can read more in their FAQs. If you read the blog regularly, you know I love trees. Well, the Smithsonian Institution, Columbia University, and…

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Happy Fourth!

Just a quick post to wish all of our readers a Happy 4th of July weekend!  If you’re like us, you live for long weekends—not to mention fireworks, everlasting love, “The Boys,” and summer fun. We’ll see you next week!…

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