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  • 2018 CFC Results: America’s Charities Nonprofit Members Outperform Overall Results April 23, 2019
    One of the World’s Largest Workplace Giving Programs Showing Signs of Improvement Despite Historic Shutdown SOURCE: America's Charities DESCRIPTION:(Click here to view enlarged copy of graphic above) The U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) just released the final results of its 2018 Combined Federal Campaign (CFC), the workplace giving program for current and retired federal […]
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  • Mohawk Industries 2018 Sustainability Report Showcases Flooring Company’s Commitment to Handprints Over Footprints April 23, 2019
    The flooring company continues to shrink its environmental footprint while expanding its social handprint SOURCE: Mohawk Industries DESCRIPTION:CALHOUN, Ga. April 23, 2019 /3BL Media/ — The power of handprints over footprints is the focus of the 2018 Sustainability Report released online by Mohawk Industries today. This year’s report illustrates how a growing commitment to sustainability by […]
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  • Can a Circular Economy Salvage the Climate? April 23, 2019
    A Panel Discussion at the Commonwealth Club SOURCE: Ray C. Anderson Foundation SUMMARY:Can a Circular Economy Salvage the Climate?  Panel discussion on May 7th in San Francisco with Ray C. Anderson Foundation, Biomimicry Institute and Cradle to Cradle. ClimateOne at the Commonwealth Club. DESCRIPTION:Join us for the West Coast launch of Mid-Course Correction Revisited, where John […]
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  • [Webinar] Evolving Your Employee Volunteer Program for Greater Impact & Participation April 23, 2019
    SOURCE: VolunteerMatch DESCRIPTION:About 8 in 10 companies view volunteer opportunities as an important way to engage employees, yet one-third of employees don't give through their workplace giving programs because they're not able to choose causes that matter to them. Employee volunteer managers are tasked with engaging employees authentically while effectively tracking and reporting on their program's […]
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  • Subaru Motorsports USA Partners With TerraCycle to Reduce Waste at Rally Events April 23, 2019
    SOURCE: Subaru of America DESCRIPTION:CAMDEN, N.J., April 23, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Subaru of America, Inc. today announced an expansion of its partnership with TerraCycle®, the world’s leader in the collection and repurposing of complex waste streams, to reduce hard-to-recycle waste and enhance sustainability in the brand’s motorsports activities. Subaru Motorsports USA, together with technical partner […]
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  • Bloomberg Launches News Voices Initiative in Dubai April 23, 2019
    SOURCE: Bloomberg DESCRIPTION:Bloomberg recently announced the expansion of its New Voices initiative to the Middle East at an event held in its Dubai office and attended by 50 public relations and finance professionals from the region. Dubai is the latest city to join New York, San Francisco, London, Toronto and Hong Kong in the New […]
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  • Ingersoll Rand Achieves 45% Reduction in Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Increases Spend in Women-Owned Businesses by 23% April 23, 2019
    2018 “Performance with Purpose” Report Outlines Significant ESG Progress SOURCE: Ingersoll Rand DESCRIPTION:April 23, 2019 /3BL Media/ Ingersoll Rand released its 12th annual ESG Report, Performance with Purpose today. The report provides a comprehensive update on its environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance, including significant advances in its climate and social sustainability initiatives. Highlights include: Reduced […]
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  • First Year ABE Teacher Shares Her Experience With the Program April 23, 2019
    SOURCE: Amgen Foundation DESCRIPTION:LAM MEI KIEN Years Teaching: 34 Years Participating in ABE: 1 Unique Journey to Teaching & ABE  Why did you choose teaching as a career? I joined the teaching service as I realised that teaching was very meaningful and rewarding, especially when students came back after their graduation to express how much we, as […]
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  • How Billionaire Greed Ruined a Perfectly Good Strategy Called Corporate Sustainability. (Part 1) April 23, 2019
    SOURCE: Toronto Sustainability Speaker Series DESCRIPTION:Where has corporate Sustainability and its cousins; CSR, Impact Investing, Profit with Purpose, and Social Innovation actually taken us? Some may argue that it’s delivering a cultural shift in how we conduct business and some might argue that it’s a slow process and that we just need more time. But […]
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  • Fair Trade USA & Rachael Wang Create First-Ever We Wear Fair Trade Lookbook April 23, 2019
    Non-profit partners with fashion director & stylist on lookbook in support of Fashion Revolution Week featuring apparel exclusively made in Fair Trade Certified™ Factories. SOURCE: Fair Trade USA DESCRIPTION:OAKLAND, Calif., April 23, 2019, /3BL Media/ – Today, Fair Trade USA unveils its first ever lookbook, We Wear Fair Trade. Made in partnership with renowned fashion director, […]
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  • Strategic Investor Initiative Releases New Framework for Companies Seeking to Develop Long-Term Plans April 23, 2019
    Template developed in response to calls from institutional investors for consistency in disclosures SOURCE: CECP: Chief Executives for Corporate Purpose DESCRIPTION:NEW YORK, April 23, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Building on a significant body of original research and ongoing feedback from institutional investors, CECP’s Strategic Investor Initiative (SII) has released a template for companies seeking to develop and […]
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  • Blackbaud + YourCause | The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 92: The State of CSR April 23, 2019
    SOURCE: Blackbaud Corporate Solutions SUMMARY:On this episode of the sgENGAGE Podcast, Blackbaud VP of Corporate Citizenship & Philanthropy Rachel Hutchisson talks about the rise of employee volunteerism with YourCause VP of Sales and Marketing Dustin Joost. DESCRIPTION:Things are changing in the world of corporate social responsibility (CSR). Employee volunteerism is on the rise, and a variety […]
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  • Celebrating Innovation and Mentorship: Booz Allen, DarkBlade Win the Nunn-Perry Award April 23, 2019
    SOURCE: Booz Allen Hamilton DESCRIPTION:Protégé DarkBlade Systems Corporation and mentor Booz Allen were among 10 teams recognized with the prestigious 2018 Nunn-Perry Award. Named in honor of former Senator Sam Nunn and former Secretary of Defense William Perry, the award recognizes outstanding Mentor-Protégé  teams formed under the auspices of the Department of Defense (DoD) Mentor-Protégé  […]
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  • Mental Health Crisis… A Region Unites for Solutions April 23, 2019
    SOURCE: PYXERA Global DESCRIPTION:One in five. That’s the percentage of adults in America who experience a mental illness. Nearly one in 25 adults in America live with a serious mental illness. And, perhaps even more startling, one-half of all chronic mental illness begins by the age of 14. Proof by numbers can go on and on. […]
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  • The Importance of Culture, Community, Family and Diversity April 23, 2019
    SOURCE: Northern Trust DESCRIPTION:President of Asset Management, Shundrawn Thomas, discussed the importance of culture, community, family and diversity during a town hall last week in Tempe. The panel was represented by a member of the Northern Trust Women in Leadership, L.I.F.E, and Black Business Resource Council's. About Northern TrustNorthern Trust Corporation (Nasdaq: NTRS) is a […]
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  • Marco Ugarte Joins Antea Group Sustainability Team April 23, 2019
    Specializes in Supply Chain Sustainability SOURCE: Antea Group DESCRIPTION:April 23, 2019 /3BL Media/ Marco brings over 15 years of experience in corporate sustainability, supply chain management and strategic partnership development. A bilingual environmental and social sustainability expert, he balances technical expertise with diverse stakeholder engagement experience to help clients deliver on corporate goals, science-based targets, […]
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  • General Mills to Match 100 Percent of Its Annual U.S. Electricity Use With New Wind Power Agreement April 23, 2019
    Company’s largest wind power agreement and second in two years advances clean energy leadership SOURCE: General Mills DESCRIPTION:MINNEAPOLIS, April 23, 2019 /3BL Media/ – General Mills has taken one of the biggest steps thus far toward its climate goal by signing a virtual 15-year power purchase agreement with Roaring Fork Wind, LLC, a joint venture partnership […]
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  • Comerica Aids Big Brothers Big Sisters of Washtenaw County in Raising Over $50,000 for 2019 April 23, 2019
    SOURCE: Comerica Bank DESCRIPTION:DETROIT, April 23, 2019 /3BL Media/ - For the seventh consecutive year, Comerica Incorporated (NYSE: CMA) served as the presenting sponsor for the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Washtenaw County’s annual Rise and Shine for Kid’s Sake! Breakfast. The event, held April 18 at the Barton Hills Country Club in Ann Arbor, Michigan, supports the organization’s […]
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  • Gildan Empowers Students to Care for the Planet in the Dominican Republic April 23, 2019
    Sustainability Begins with Education SOURCE: Gildan Activewear DESCRIPTION:Gildan believes that a more sustainable future starts with education by encouraging students to take ownership over the environmental issues in their own communities. The Company has sponsored the Eco-Schools program since 2010, an international organization that uses action-based learning in the classroom to engage youth in building […]
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  • The Movement Toward Socially Responsible Workplaces April 23, 2019
    Legg Mason takes bold steps to reduce its environmental impact by tackling landfill waste SOURCE: Legg Mason DESCRIPTION:Society increasingly expects businesses to operate in ways that enhance society. Harvard Business Review calls it “a movement to focus for-profit enterprises more on the essential work of enriching societies — that is, benefiting not only those humans […]
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