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    CVS/pharmacy Charitable Trust Announces Record Number of Grants Totaling $1.7M to 76 Organizations in 20 States Image

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    01-31-05

    CVS/pharmacy Charitable Trust Announces Record Number of Grants Totaling $1.7M to 76 Organizations in 20 States

    Woonsocket, Rhode Island - The CVS/pharmacy Charitable Trust, the private foundation established by CVS Corporation (NYSE: CVS), announced today that it has awarded $1.7 million in grants to 76 non-profit organizations in 20 states and Washington, D.C. The number of ...

    Taking Care of Business and the Environment Office Depot Nearly Doubles Environmentally-Friendly Products in 2005 Green Book(TM) Catalog Image

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    01-13-05

    Taking Care of Business and the Environment Office Depot Nearly Doubles Environmentally-Friendly Products in 2005 Green Book(TM) Catalog

    DELRAY BEACH, FL - U.S. consumers and offices go through more than 4 million tons of copy paper per year and more 90 million tons of paper overall or approximately 700 pounds per person. Even with these staggering statistics, only 40% of U.S. businesses have policies...

    CVS/pharmacy Charitable Trust Donates $1 Million to Tsunami Disaster Relief Efforts Image

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    01-07-05

    CVS/pharmacy Charitable Trust Donates $1 Million to Tsunami Disaster Relief Efforts

    WOONSOCKET, RI - The CVS/pharmacy Charitable Trust, the private foundation managed by CVS Corporation, announced today it is donating $1,000,000 to the American Red Cross in order to assist with relief efforts for victims of the tsunami in southern Asia. Along with th...

    The Home Depot Names Kevin Martinez As Director Of Community Affairs Image

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    01-05-05

    The Home Depot Names Kevin Martinez As Director Of Community Affairs

    ATLANTA - The Home Depot, the world's largest home improvement retailer, announced it has named Kevin Martinez as director of Community Affairs, reporting to the company's senior vice president of Corporate Communications and External Affairs, Brad Shaw.

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    Office Depot Launches Free Cell Phone and Rechargeable Battery Recycling Program Image

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    12-21-04

    Office Depot Launches Free Cell Phone and Rechargeable Battery Recycling Program

    DELRAY BEACH, FL - Buying or receiving a new cell phone this holiday season, but not sure of what to do with your old one? Recycle it-and do something good for the environment!

    Office Depot, (NYSE: ODP), now offers consumers a con...

    Office Depot Honored by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Center with Corporate Stewardship Award Image

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    12-15-04

    Office Depot Honored by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Center with Corporate Stewardship Award

    DELRAY BEACH, FL - Office Depot, Inc., (NYSE:ODP), one of the world's leading resellers of office products and services, is proud to announce that the company has been honored with the United States Chamber of Commerce's Corporate Stewardship Award for Large Companies...

    Office Depot Pioneers Transparency System in Paper Sourcing Image

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    12-15-04

    Office Depot Pioneers Transparency System in Paper Sourcing

    DELRAY BEACH, FL - Office Depot (NYSE:ODP), working with paper producer NorskeCanada and professional services firm PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, has pioneered the industry's first independent chain-of-custody system for the sourcing of paper in North America. The syst...

    Office Depot Releases Industry's First Independently Audited Environmental Stewardship Report Image

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    12-01-04

    Office Depot Releases Industry's First Independently Audited Environmental Stewardship Report

    DELRAY BEACH, FL -- When Office Depot (NYSE:ODP), one of the world's leading resellers of products containing recycled content, announced its new Environmental Paper Procurement Policy & Vision Statement on Earth Day 2003, the company set out to create a new level...

    Safeway Wins 2004 Philanthropy Award From Maryland Chamber and BBJ Image

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    11-23-04

    Safeway Wins 2004 Philanthropy Award From Maryland Chamber and BBJ

    LANHAM, MD - Safeway Inc. was the winner of the 2004 Maryland Business Philanthropy Award, presented jointly by the Maryland Chamber of Commerce and the Baltimore Business Journal, during the annual Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) - Maryland Chap...

    The Timberland Company Selected by SustainableBusiness.com as One of the World's Top Sustainable Stocks Image

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    08-12-04

    The Timberland Company Selected by SustainableBusiness.com as One of the World's Top Sustainable Stocks

    STRATHAM, NH - For the second year in a row, The Timberland Company has been selected as one of 20 companies on SustainableBusiness.com's list of the "World's Best Sustainable Stocks." The list is presented in the The Progressive Investor newslett...

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