Posts Tagged ‘San Francisco’

Removing trash from the bay

Dear Environmental Forum Readers – It is my pleasure to introduce Lenka Leon, our newest guest blogger. Lenka, a compliance specialist at Wells Fargo Foundation, is responsible for …

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Protecting the Presidio Bluffs

When it comes to Bay Area beauty, it’s hard to beat the famed Golden Gate Bridge. But head south from the bridge and you get to an area that can match the bridge’s splendor any day. It’s the Presidio Bluffs,…

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Local farming with international impact

We talk a lot about the power of food on this blog. Everything from organics to farming summer camps has made news on the Environmental Forum. I have to admit, food is a topic I LOVE to talk about. I…

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Game Changers

One of the things I love best about living in the San Francisco Bay Area is the tremendous amount of innovation around social change and technology that happens here. It is easy to stay motivated to change the world when…

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Rebuilding Together, take 2

April 28th marked Rebuilding Together Day Rebuilding Together is an incredible nonprofit that provides critical home repairs, safety modifications, and improvements like energy efficiency work for low-income homeowners throughout the U.S. The organization rebuilds homes at no cost to the…

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SCRAP: Supporting Education, Art, and the Environment

If you are a regular Environmental Forum reader, then you know how much our team here at Wells Fargo loves art and recycling—especially when the two come together in unique ways! That’s why I am so excited to share with…

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Rethinking energy with GRID Alternatives

We’ve told you before about GRID Alternatives and the amazing work that they do to provide solar energy to low income home owners. We’ve also told you about a few of our volunteer projects to help install solar systems throughout…

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How "green" is your office space?

A project I’ve participated in is now live! The Green Tenant Toolkit, announced today (link to attached news release) is an online resource to enhance the energy efficiency and sustainability of commercial buildings by empowering collaboration between owners, property managers,…

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Because it beats a day at the office …

… Or because you know your community needs you … … Or because you get two volunteer days off a year and why not use one … … Or because it just feels good! For these reasons (and many more!)…

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More Pride days

In the 2006 documentary 10 Questions for the Dalai Lama, when asked what steps he would take for world peace, His Holiness replies that he would have “more picnics and festivals.” There’s something to that. I celebrated Pride Day with…

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