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  • October 22, 2015

    American Forests and Alcoa Foundation celebrate five years of partnership and more than 1 million trees planted

    WASHINGTON D.C. - This year marks five successful years of American Forests and Alcoa Foundation’s “Partnership for Trees,” which has planted more than 1.12 million trees to reforest damaged ecosystems and create greener spaces. To date, 50 sites have been restored in nearly 100 projects with the help of thousands...

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  • August 18, 2015

    Alcoa Employees Embark on Global Environmental Expeditions

    Alcoa Foundation is sponsoring 25 Alcoa (NYSE:AA) employees for a unique professional development opportunity with Earthwatch Institute, a global non-profit organization with a mission to promote the understanding and action necessary for a sustainable future. At expedition sites in Australia, Brazil and France, Fellows will collect data alongside leading scientists...

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  • July 23, 2015

    Alcoa Foundation Grants Aéro Montréal $20,000 to Engage Students in Flight Program

    Laval, Quebec – Today, Alcoa Foundation announced a $20,000 (USD) grant to Aéro Montréal to support the Quebec think tank’s efforts to develop the next generation of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) professionals. Aéro Montréal mobilizes aerospace industry players, including companies, educational and research institutions, and associations and unions,...

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  • June 23, 2015

    Earthwatch Institute Sends 53 Teachers on Climate Change Expeditions from Arizona to the Arctic

    Hands-on research projects empower teachers to share the stories of climate change in powerful new ways More than 50 teachers will soon embark on Earthwatch research expeditions to help scientists understand how climate change is affecting the planet. These one- to two-week-long experiences immerse teachers in hands-on field research that...

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  • May 13, 2015

    Jhpiego and Alcoa Foundation Join Together to Strengthen Ebola Infection Prevention Skills of Health Care Workers in Republic of Guinea

    BALTIMORE, MD -- Jhpiego, an international health non-profit and affiliate of Johns Hopkins University, and Alcoa Foundation today announced a new partnership to provide infectious disease preparedness training for health care workers in the Boké Region in western Guinea. The new, 4-month project will train 118 health care providers and...

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  • April 20, 2015

    American Forests and Alcoa Foundation to plant more than 200,000 trees to restore forests in 2015

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - American Forests and Alcoa Foundation announced their plans to plant more than 200,000 trees across 25 global project sites in 2015. The trees will be planted as part of Alcoa’s Partnership for Trees Program, a commitment to plant 10 million trees by 2020, with more than half...

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