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  • October 10, 2014

    Alcoa Employees Contribute to Science on Global Environmental Science Expeditions

    NEW YORK - Alcoa Foundation announced today that the third and final team ofAlcoa (NYSE:AA) employees has returned home from a unique professional development opportunity with Earthwatch Institute, whose mission is to promote the understanding and action necessary for a sustainable environment. For one week, 25 Alcoa Earthwatch Fellows contributed...

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  • October 08, 2014

    Alcoa Foundation and National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Announce New Conservation Grants Collaboration

    New partnership to work with local communities to cultivate conservation WASHINGTON, D.C. – Alcoa Foundation and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) today announced that in its first year, their innovative new biodiversity partnership has provided support to six conservation grants across the United States. The six grants announced...

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  • August 21, 2014

    Alcoa Employees Join Scientists and Sustainability Leaders on Global Environmental Expeditions

    NEW YORK -- Alcoa Foundation announced today that 25 Alcoa (NYSE:AA) employees have been selected to participate in a unique professional development opportunity with Earthwatch Institute, an environmental organization whose mission is to promote the understanding and action necessary for a sustainable environment. For one week, the Alcoa Fellows will...

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  • August 08, 2014

    Alcoa Foundation awards $80,000 to CDC Foundation to Support Healthcare Efforts in Guinea

    The CDC Foundation has received an $80,000 grant from Alcoa Foundation to help support a portion of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) response to the Ebola outbreak in Guinea. The CDC will use the funding to enhance outbreak response capabilities in Guinea to help reduce transmission of...

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  • July 30, 2014

    NatureBridge Announces Grant from Alcoa Foundation

    Grant Supports Launch of NatureBridge Alcoa Scholars Program At Yosemite National Park SAN FRANCISCO -- NatureBridge and Alcoa Foundation proudly announce the 2014 NatureBridge Alcoa Scholars program. Twenty-four high school students were selected from more than 160 applicants from Alcoa communities around the world, representing 18 countries. This summer, these...

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  • July 10, 2014

    More than 12,000 Alcoans Pitch In For Fourth Annual Green Works

    Alcoa Foundation announced today that more than 12,000 employees around the world volunteered as part of the Company’s fourth annual Green Works campaign. From April 21 to June 21, Alcoa employees worked alongside colleagues, families, friends and community members to clean up their communities by reducing their carbon footprint, recycling...

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  • June 20, 2014

    Landor Associates wins Cannes Lion in the inaugural year of the product design category for Central Park Conservancy receptacles

    NEW YORK - Landor Associates, one of the world’s leading strategic branding and design firms, today announced it won one of the first Lions ever awarded in the inaugural product design category at the 2014 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. The agency won the award for its Alcoa-sponsored design...

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  • May 13, 2014

    Dale Perdue Joins Alcoa Foundation’s Board of Directors

    Alcoa Foundation, one of the largest corporate foundations in the U.S., announced today that Dale Perdue has been elected to its board of directors, effective May 2, 2014. Dale most recently served as Alcoa’s Assistant General Counsel until his retirement in 2012 after 37 years with the company. “Dale brings...

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  • April 24, 2014

    Alcoa Foundation and American Forests to Plant More Than 200,000 Trees to Restore Forests in 2014

    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- This Earth Week, Alcoa Foundation and American Forests announced their plans to plant more than 200,000 trees across 22 global project sites in 2014. The trees will be planted as part of Alcoa Foundation’s Ten Million Trees program, a commitment to plant 10 million trees by 2020,...

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  • April 21, 2014

    Alcoa Employees Pitch In For Fourth Annual Environmental Campaign

    In celebration of environmental holidays including Arbor Day, Earth Day and World Environment Day, thousands of Alcoa (NYSE: AA) employees around the world are coming together from April 21 to June 21 to clean up and volunteer towards environmental causes in their communities. Green Works was launched in 2011 to...

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