Thomson Reuters Goes Green for Earth Day


    
    - Events being held in 28 Thomson Reuters offices worldwide

    - Giant screens in Times Square, New York broadcasting live Earth Day
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<p>NEW YORK and <span class="xn-location">LONDON</span>, <span class="xn-chron">April 22</span> /CNW/ -- Thomson Reuters (TSX / NYSE:   TRI), the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, today announced that it is hosting a week-long series of green events in its offices around the world to celebrate the 40th anniversary of <span class="xn-chron">Earth Day</span>.</p>
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    (Logo:  http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090507/NY12658LOGO)

    
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<p>In New York, Thomson Reuters is using its own giant screens in Times Square to promote <span class="xn-chron">Earth Day</span> and help raise awareness of environmental issues. The screens broadcasted live the <span class="xn-chron">Earth Day</span> celebrations on <span class="xn-chron">April 22</span> featuring <span class="xn-person">Mayor Bloomberg</span>, <span class="xn-person">Al Gore</span> and UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-Moon.</p>
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<p>To coincide with <span class="xn-chron">Earth Day</span>, 28 Thomson Reuters offices from every corner of the globe are hosting dedicated employee-led "Green Week" activities including:</p>
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    --  River Thames clean-up - London
    --  Native tree planting - Spain and Italy
    --  Wild flower planting - Eagan, Minnesota
    --  Beach clean-up - Stanford, Connecticut
    --  World Wildlife Fund Low-carbon Office Operation Programme - Hong Kong
    --  Bushland restoration - Sydney, Australia

    
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<p>Thomson Reuters is dedicated to a comprehensive global Corporate Responsibility programme and in 2009 was classified as having a low environmental impact by Ethical Research Investment Services (<a href="http://www.eiris.org">www.eiris.org</a>), a leading global provider of independent research into the environmental, social, governance and ethical performance of companies. As the world's leading information provider, most of Thomson Reuters content is delivered electronically in formats that meet customer demand but do not rely on physical printed copy. Printed materials only form a small part of the company's overall environmental impact. Over 50,000 Thomson Reuters staff around the world are served by 75 Green Teams formed by employee volunteers who work to raise awareness of ecological issues and organise events to help staff reduce their individual and collective environmental impact.</p>
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<p>Thomson Reuters is the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals.  We combine industry expertise with innovative technology to deliver critical information to leading decision makers in the financial, legal, tax and accounting, healthcare and science and media markets, powered by the world's most trusted news organization.  With headquarters in New York and major operations in <span class="xn-location">London</span> and Eagan, Minnesota, Thomson Reuters employs more than 50,000 people and operates in over 100 countries. Thomson Reuters shares are listed on the <span class="xn-location">Toronto</span> and New York Stock Exchanges (symbol: TRI). For more information, go to <a href="http://www.thomsonreuters.com">www.thomsonreuters.com</a>.</p>
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    Tom Gilbert
    Corporate Communications Manager
    +44 207 542 4214
    Tom.h.gilbert@thomsonreuters.com






    

For further information: For further information: Tom Gilbert, Corporate Communications Manager, +44-207-542-4214, Tom.h.gilbert@thomsonreuters.com Web Site: http://www.thomsonreuters.com


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