Orange is the New Green

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Orange is the New Green

On Sunday, June 17th, cyclists of all ages came out to enjoy the annual “Go Green Go Dutch Go Bike” ride to raise money for the Toronto Community Foundation’s “Recipe for Community” project as well as celebrate Dutch heritage and eco-friendly transportation. Here are the stories about our sponsors.

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Rabobank Shows a Commitment to Community in North America
Rabobank is a Dutch bank committed to investing in many local communities around the world by providing financial education, affordable housing and lending to small and rural farms. The bank works with Self Help Enterprises (SHE), an organization that aids the San Joaquin Valley’s community by providing various house-related services to low income and farm...
Aug 29, 2012 4:00 PM ET
Building a Stronger Community through Local Newspapers
Local ethnocentric newspapers are one of the major players in developing Canadian culture as being one of the most multicultural countries in the world. They educate Canadians on the events taking place, in a language and style that specific ethnic groups can understand. These newspapers unite the people of a specific culture in Canada and allow them to...
Aug 28, 2012 1:30 PM ET
The Amsterdam Brewery Big Wheel Amber Beer: No Bike Lanes Required
Located in the heart of Toronto, The Amsterdam Brewing Company is a community brewery dedicated to producing a quality local product. A leader of the craft beer revolution, Dutchman Roel Bramer purchased the first brewery in the fall of 1985 and named it after the city he was born in.  In September of 1986, The Amsterdam Brasserie and Brewpub opened its doors and became the first of its...
Jul 31, 2012 4:30 PM ET
Philips Engages Its Employees to Create a Better World
Philips firmly believes in sustainability and their policy focuses on the health of individuals and communities, as well as environmental initiatives. It was because of these initiatives that the company was the recipient of the Donald Cousens Conservation and Environmental Leadership Award in 2008. Just two years later, in 2010 they received the Employer of the year Award for...
Jul 26, 2012 3:45 PM ET
DUCA Builds Value by Giving
DUCA Financial Services Credit Union has a clear vision – financial security for everybody. They do their part to help make that vision a reality, by giving 4% of their profits to promote health and education and to alleviate poverty. Their commitment is making a real difference in their brand, their staff and in communities both at home and abroad, as highlighted by two DUCA...
Jul 5, 2012 12:00 PM ET