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AEG to Serve More Than 2,000 Thanksgiving Meals Throughout Los Angeles Area

Nov 22, 2017 1:30 PM ET - Throughout November, AEG and its affiliates have teamed up with various nonprofit organizations to provide more than 2,000 Thanksgiving meals throughout the Los Angeles community as part of AEG’s Season of Giving, a company initiative that...

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Consumers Energy Provides $100,000 Payment to Jackson Manufacturer for Using Less Energy on Hottest Days

Nov 22, 2017 10:00 AM ET - A Jackson manufacturer is being rewarded with an $100,000 incentive from Consumers Energy for its effort to help lower energy costs for homes and businesses across Michigan.

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An Interview With MetLife’s Josh Wiener on Sustainability

Nov 22, 2017 10:00 AM ET - When people think “insurance company,” they don’t typically jump to greenhouse gas emissions or environmental sustainability. However, even a business built around intangible services such as home and life insurance still has a carbon footprint...

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Becoming an Employer of Choice

Nov 22, 2017 9:00 AM ET - Whether it’s providing training, the right tools and resources for the job, growth and development opportunities or celebrating achievements, at Republic Services, we believe in making our people feel welcomed and valued. We believe this brings out...

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BSR’s Early Leaders Discuss Its Origin and History

Nov 22, 2017 9:00 AM ET - Early founders of BSR Bobb Dunn (Former President and CEO of Synergos Institute) and Mats Lederhausen (Founder of BE-CAUSE) discuss the origin and history of the organization at the BSR Conference 2017.

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Chance the Rapper Surprises CPS Students as Jewel Announces $1M Donation

Nov 22, 2017 7:55 AM ET - Chance, fresh off his stint hosting “Saturday Night Live” over the weekend, was at Michele Clark Magnet High School with President of Jewel-Osco Doug Cygan, who presented Chance’s Social Works organization with a $1 million check to benefit CPS.

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Partnerships and the Private Sector: New Innovations in Global Health

Nov 21, 2017 6:25 PM ET - Pfizer was honored to join hundreds of corporate social responsibility leaders at ...

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Kansas City Chiefs “Go Nuts” Over a Compostable Peanut Bag

Nov 21, 2017 4:05 PM ET - Football season is in full swing and the Kansas City Chiefs are going the extra yard by scoring a major victory for the environment. Thanks to a collaboration between BASF, Aramark and Hampton Farms, Arrowhead Stadium will become the first-ever...

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Why We Won’t Make It to 2030 Without Buy-In From Business

Nov 21, 2017 3:30 PM ET - If you were to audit a business class at a university 20 years ago, you would likely hear the recurring theme that the purpose of business is profit; to maximize shareholder value. Since that time, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have...

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Highlights of BIER 2017 Fall Meeting

Nov 21, 2017 2:00 PM ET - Global beverage industry leaders convened October 17-19, 2017 in Guadalajara, Mexico for the Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER) semi-annual meeting. Hosted by Brown-Forman, this three-day meeting’s agenda tackled pressing...

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ON DEMAND WEBINAR: How to Accelerate and Scale Your Renewable Energy Plan

Nov 21, 2017 2:00 PM ET - General Motors’ global manager of renewable energy, Rob Threlkeld, and Lily Donge, principal of the Rocky Mountain Institute’s Business Renewable Center, led a GreenBiz webinar on the economic opportunity in addressing climate change. Together they...

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Why Fairfax County Needs a Food Bank

Nov 21, 2017 1:00 PM ET - People ask us all the time why Fairfax County needs a food bank. Just do the math. In 2015, Fairfax County had a median family income of $129,538 a year. The average housing rental cost was $1687 a month. The poverty level for a family of four is...

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A Rising Tide To Raise All Boats: How Tech Can Benefit Everyone on the Planet

Nov 21, 2017 12:15 PM ET - Recently, I had the pleasure of participating in a debate at Web Summit on an increasingly important topic: “Future of Tech: Will Everyone Benefit?” It’s a question we should all contemplate and analyze. As tech breaks out and reshapes so many...

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2nd Annual Charlotte Run For The Warriors Presented by Sealed Air Saturday, December 2, 2017

Nov 21, 2017 10:05 AM ET - Hope For The Warriors® is excited to Share HOPE with our new and current supporters in Charlotte community. The new and old faces each year has helped us to unite the military and civilian community in the area. We hope you will encourage your...

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Cultivate Confidence: Joyce Roche, Girls, Inc.

Nov 21, 2017 10:00 AM ET - At our recent #CultivateConfidence panel Joyce Roché, former President and CEO of Girls Inc. agreed that men's support is vital to helping women rise up in the workplace. Joyce is also the co-author of “The Empress Has No Clothes: Conquering...

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Benevity Shares Why More Companies Are Joining the #GivingTuesday Movement

Nov 21, 2017 7:45 AM ET - New data points to an increase in companies participating in the #GivingTuesday movement. The growth represents a terrific opportunity for companies to put empathy, service and generosity at the top of the agenda. However, Benevity sees greater...

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From Trend to Practice: CSR and Sustainability Become Business as Usual - The CSR Minute

Nov 20, 2017 8:00 PM ET - Not so long ago, corporate social responsibility and sustainability were talked about as trends. Today, those concepts are firmly embedded in the mainstream of business strategies and practices.

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First Phase of CITGO Aruba Refinery Man Camp Almost Complete

Nov 20, 2017 2:55 PM ET - Construction of the man camp has positively impacted the economy of the island, with engineering and construction activities employing nearly 150 local residents, as well as procurement activities for materials and services.

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Feeding Those in Need – Republic Services’ Los Angeles Food Waste and Recovery Program

Nov 20, 2017 12:10 PM ET - Hunger in America is a striking epidemic. According to the USDA Economic Research Service and Feeding America, one in every six people face hunger in our country. A shocking 20.6 percent of households with children are food insecure.

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Creating a Social Impact Program That Builds Business and Communities

Nov 20, 2017 12:05 PM ET - Join thinkPARALLAX and Qualcomm™ Wireless Reach®, on Wednesday, December 7 at 10 AM PST, to learn how a social impact program can benefit both business objectives and communities.

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Helping Children in the Classroom to Dream Big Through Workplace Giving

Nov 20, 2017 11:30 AM ET - At the beginning of every school year, many eager children sit in the front of the classroom armed with No. 2 pencils, wide-ruled paper and all of the other supplies needed for success. Some students never have to worry about not having access to...

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Allstate Foundation Purple Purse Challenge® Raises $4.18 Million for Domestic Violence Programs

Nov 20, 2017 10:20 AM ET - Recent headlines about harassment and violence offer a reminder of the everyday reality faced by a larger group of U.S. women: those trapped in abusive domestic relationships. Without financial resources, these women can’t escape, care for...

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Eric Hespenheide Appointed to Chair GRI Board of Directors

Nov 20, 2017 10:00 AM ET - Eric Hespenheide has been appointed as the Chairman of the GRI Board of Directors, effective 1 January 2018, bringing a wealth of multi-faceted experience in both financial and non-financial reporting to lead the organization into the next decade.

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PANDORA's Sustainable Gold and Silver Cycle

Nov 20, 2017 9:45 AM ET - PANDORA source their gold and silver from refineries getting their materials from either responsible mining, or products that contain gold and silver, such as electronics or old jewellery. When the refining process is done, the gold and silver is...

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Northern Trust's Commitment to Shared Value

Nov 20, 2017 9:20 AM ET - Northern Trust Community Partners is a global program that helps partners identify, engage and develop relationships with local charities. These relationships include both financial and volunteer support. We offer two full days of paid time off for...

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