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Habitat for Humanity Awarded $4.8 Million to Fund 350 AmeriCorps Member Positions

Jun 27, 2017 2:35 PM ET - The Corporation for National and Community Service has awarded Habitat for Humanity $4,887,750 in funds to support 350 AmeriCorps National member positions for 2017-2018. The funds will support Habitat AmeriCorps members who will serve in 36 states...

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UPS Commits to More Alternative Vehicles, Fuel and Renewable Power

Jun 27, 2017 2:00 PM ET - UPS’s 15th annual Sustainability Report provides a complete update on the company’s sustainability efforts, including a new goal to reduce absolute greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions 12 percent by 2025 across global ground operations, a goal developed...

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Talent Acquisition in the 21st Century and the Role of CSR

Jun 27, 2017 1:30 PM ET - We are witnessing an unprecedented technological explosion unfold, and the number of industries and occupations with a shortage of skilled talent is growing as well. As a direct result, companies are doing more to brush up on their talent...

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JetBlue’s Soar with Reading Initiative Lands in Fort Lauderdale

Jun 27, 2017 1:15 PM ET - JetBlue and Random House Children’s Books today launched the seventh annual Soar with Reading™ initiative, which provides age-appropriate books to children who need them most. This summer the program lands in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, with JetBlue...

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Voya Financial Chief Legal Officer Trish Walsh Joins Board of Partnership for After School Education

Jun 27, 2017 1:00 PM ET - Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA), announced today that Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer Trish Walsh has been appointed to the board of directors of the Partnership for After School Education (PASE). PASE is a child-focused...

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Collected Insights Offer a Strategic Roadmap for Companies as They Respond to New Global Challenges

Jun 27, 2017 12:30 PM ET - Further reinforcing trends seen over the last six months, CECP: The CEO Force for Good has drawn together its current research base to develop a series of insights designed to help guide companies as they shape their social strategies, which have...

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After Eight Years in Foster Care, Young Girl Finally Gets Forever Family

Jun 27, 2017 10:00 AM ET - Imagine spending your entire young life in foster care. From birth until age 8, Erianna was moved 12 times to different foster homes. It wasn’t until she met her adoptive parents that she finally had the stability she deserved.

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Coal: New Film Shows How Bad It Is For Your Health

Jun 27, 2017 9:35 AM ET - Is America in an unhealthy relationship with coal? Without someone's help, it can be difficult to objectively assess a relationship that you are in and decide whether to continue. Consider then From the Ashes, a new documentary film premiering...

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Arrow Electronics’ Highest Achievers Celebrate Success Through Giving

Jun 27, 2017 8:00 AM ET - Last month, 180 top-performing Arrow Electronics employees from around the world gathered with senior management for the company’s annual President’s Club meeting, which honors individual employees who made significant contributions to the...

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Watch National Geographic’s Coal Industry Documentary for Free Until July 3

Jun 26, 2017 7:30 PM ET - From June 26 until July 3, audiences can watch FROM THE ASHES, National Geographic’s new feature documentary about the coal industry, for free on YouTube, Amazon, Facebook, and several more streaming services. The documentary, from Emmy-nominated...

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Beyond Volunteering: Harnessing the Energy and Optimism of Youth in Advocacy

Jun 26, 2017 6:25 PM ET - Back in 2013, I joined the Alliance to End Hunger after a decade as a corporate lobbyist. As with any major life change, this one had implications on our family routines. One night over dinner, my husband and I talked about my new job with our...

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Bloomberg’s Next Anti-Washington Move: $200 Million Program for Mayors

Jun 26, 2017 4:15 PM ET - Michael R. Bloomberg will throw his financial might into helping beleaguered American mayors, creating a $200 million philanthropic program aimed at backing inventive policies at the city level and giving mayors a stronger hand in national politics.

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Second Year of Microsoft Affordable Access Initiative Grants Awarded

Jun 26, 2017 11:20 AM ET - Meet some of the entrepreneurs bringing internet connectivity, access to energy and economic opportunity where they're needed most...

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Responsible Labor Initiative Launches to Promote Rights of Workers Vulnerable to Forced Labor

Jun 26, 2017 8:30 AM ET - Responsible Labor Initiative Launches to Promote Rights of Workers Vulnerable to Forced Labor

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How Can Companies Respond to the Refugee Crisis?

Jun 26, 2017 8:30 AM ET - FSG Managing Director Philippe Sion recently hosted a panel on the role companies can take in accelerating solutions to the refugee crisis, as part of the Everyone a Humanitarian series, hosted by swissnex in San Francisco.

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Cargill Installs 1,000-Meter Water Supply Pipeline to Improve Water Access for 1,200 Farming Households in Karnataka’s Bannikodu Village

Jun 26, 2017 8:15 AM ET - Cargill strengthened the water supply network for 1,200 farming households in Bannikodu village, Karnataka, India, by installing a 1,000-meter water supply pipeline. Demonstrating its commitment to strengthen agricultural communities, Cargill linked...

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O-Cedar Partners with Habitat for Humanity to Help Make New Homes Shine

Jun 26, 2017 8:05 AM ET - O-Cedar has joined a new partnership with Habitat for Humanity, committing to donate products to help with on-site cleanup and post-construction deep cleans to get houses ready for Habitat homeowners.

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Xylem Watermark and Planet Water Foundation’s Project 24

Jun 26, 2017 8:00 AM ET - Planet Water Foundation’s Project 24, an ambitious undertaking on World Water Day, built 24 AquaTowers in 24 communities in just 24 hours. These projects reached a total of 24,000 people. Xylem Watermark and 27 Xylem volunteers assisted in the...

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Helping to Bring Clean, Potable Water to Mkutani, Tanzania

Jun 26, 2017 8:00 AM ET - Through its Engineers Without Borders (EWB) USA Grant Program, Tetra Tech supports projects that help communities in developing countries meet their basic human needs. The grant program provides funding to individual projects with which U.S.-based...

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AEG Hosts Arroyo Seco Weekend Youth Program

Jun 25, 2017 4:40 PM ET - As part of AEG’s community outreach initiative with Pasadena Unified School District in conjunction with conjunction with Arroyo Seco Weekend at Brookside at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif., AEG and Goldenvoice worked with more than 250 high...

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Astros Star Carlos Correa Making Sure Houston’s Youth Gets a Good Night’s Sleep

Jun 23, 2017 5:30 PM ET - Since calling Houston home, Carlos has been a rising star off the field as well. In July 2015, just over a month after being called up to the majors, Carlos supported the Houston Salvation Army’s efforts to help those in need. And, last season,...

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Home Safe Home: 7 Companies Standing #WithRefugees

Jun 23, 2017 5:30 PM ET - In recent years, the refugee crisis has expanded to unprecedented levels, with nearly 1 in 100 people worldwide displaced from their homes. Amidst a widespread perception of federal inaction, companies and NGOs have seen an increasing demand from...

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Subaru of America Continues Partnership with PFLAG National to Make School Environments Safe for LGBTQ Youth

Jun 23, 2017 4:15 PM ET - Subaru of America, Inc. today proudly announced its partnership with PFLAG, a national organization uniting families, allies, and people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ), for the Cultivating Respect: Safe Schools for...

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The American Black Film Festival (ABFF) And Lightbox Announce Partnership to Foster Diversity in Documentary Filmmaking

Jun 23, 2017 3:00 PM ET - The American Black Film Festival (ABFF) and Lightbox, a multi-platform media company focused on creating high quality non-fiction programming for film, television and digital platforms, announced they will collaborate on a new initiative to foster...

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Keep America Beautiful Brings Great American Cleanup to Hometown of Stamford, CT

Jun 23, 2017 1:35 PM ET - Keep America Beautiful, in collaboration with the East Side Partnership, lived up to its call-to-action to #cleanYOURblock by conducting a Great American Cleanup event on June 20 at a number of locations in Stamford, Connecticut, home of its...

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