Alcoa Foundation News

  • November 09, 2017

    Alcoa Employees Improve Sustainability in their Communities Inspired by Earthwatch Experience

    November 9, 2017 -- In September 2017, eight Alcoa employees spent two weeks in Churchill, Manitoba, working alongside leading scientists to collect critical climate change data as part of a professional development opportunity led by Earthwatch Institute and made possible by Alcoa Foundation. Now, these fellows are putting their experiences...

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  • October 20, 2017

    Alcoa Foundation partners on three Peel-Harvey projects

    Three rivers, three projects and one mighty contribution from Alcoa Foundation Alcoa Foundation has announced funding of more than $2 million for three environmental projects across the Peel-Harvey Catchment. The partnerships with Peel-Harvey Catchment Council, Greening Australia and The Nature Conservancy will help deliver on-ground and in-water environmental actions in...

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  • October 20, 2017

    Alcoa Foundation awards grant to Stichting Projekta in Suriname to improve educational and environmental skills for underserved students

    PARANAM, SURINAME -- Alcoa Foundation announced a new partnership with Stichting Projekta today to improve the educational performance of 400 under-served primary school students through the use of school and community gardens as an instrument for improved education, environmental awareness and life skills in Suriname. Stichting Projekta is a not-for-profit...

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  • June 08, 2017

    NatureBridge and Alcoa Foundation partner to connect high school students from around the globe to nature in the 2017 Alcoa Scholars Program

    For Immediate Release Contact: Annie Schuler aschuler@naturebridge.org 415-992-4767 NatureBridge and Alcoa Foundation have partnered for the fourth year to offer the 2017 Alcoa Scholars program, an international science and exploration program that aims to connect high school students from all over the world to some of earth’s most beautiful protected...

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  • June 05, 2017

    Alcoa Employees Conduct Climate Change Research with Earthwatch in the Arctic

    Alcoa Foundation selected eight Alcoa employees to participate in a unique professional development opportunity with Earthwatch Institute, a non-profit organization dedicated to connecting citizens with scientists to conduct conservation research worldwide. The fellows will head to Churchill, Manitoba in Canada – the polar bear capital of the world -- from...

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  • April 26, 2017

    American Forests and Alcoa Foundation Announce Three-Year Partnership to Enhance Biodiversity and Combat Climate Change

    Washington, D.C. -- American Forests and Alcoa Foundation announce a new, three-year partnership to enhance biodiversity and combat climate change in key areas across the globe. In year one, American Forests will restore over 140 acres in 11 locations and engage 2,500 volunteers, including Brazil’s Amazon Forest, cold-water streams in...

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