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Marina Bay Sands Team Member Pretika R K Shares: What Volunteerism Means to Me

Feb 9, 2018 9:25 AM ET - When Pretika R K left the Republic of Singapore Navy after nearly a decade of service to her country, she rededicated her life to another form of service – making a difference in the lives of others. Pretika has been an active member of the...

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Timberland Celebrates Record Number of Volunteer Champions

Feb 8, 2018 3:00 PM ET - Global outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland recently celebrated a record number of volunteer champions at its Stratham, New Hampshire global headquarters with its annual recognition breakfast. Since 1992, Timberland has offered employees paid time to...

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Fortune 1000 Leaders Help Remove Long-term Dumping From Desert

Feb 8, 2018 1:35 PM ET - Corporate citizenship leaders from 40 Fortune 1000 companies joined the Mojave Desert Land Trust in a stewardship event organized by Benevity to remove trash from 2-3 acres of land at Long Canyon. In just two hours, a 20-yard-long dumpster donated...

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The Solvable Problem Challenge

Feb 8, 2018 1:00 PM ET - We invite you to submit a solvable problem to be considered for one of the collaborative action tracks at the next Global Engagement Forum: Live, a two-day event this fall that will bring together leaders from the private, public, and social sectors...

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AT&T Announces One of the Largest Corporate Renewable Energy Purchases; Signs on to Corporate Renewable Energy Buyers’ Principles

Feb 8, 2018 12:20 PM ET - AT&T will purchase 520 megawatts (MW) of wind power through 2 agreements with subsidiaries of NextEra Energy Resources, the world’s largest operator of renewable energy projects. Together, these deals constitute one of the largest corporate...

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A Cancer-Fighting Force to Be Reckoned With -- Sanofi's CancerConnect Employee Resource Group

Feb 8, 2018 9:15 AM ET - The CancerConnect employee resource group unites employees who have a passion for supporting cancer patients and survivors. The Swiftwater group rallies around several cancer-related causes in Northeast Pennsylvania with both financial contributions...

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A Global Events App for Cause

Feb 8, 2018 8:30 AM ET - Easily find millions of events and come together with others in support of humanitarian and environmental efforts. Simply access iCause from any mobile, tablet or desktop. Your location is automatically remembered upon log-in and a city change is...

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Finalized Agenda for the Responsible Business Summit New York 2018 Is Released

Feb 8, 2018 8:25 AM ET - The sessions and timings have now been finalized for next month’s Responsible Business Summit New York (March 26-27), which will feature over 70 CEOs and senior executive speakers leading transformational change. To see the full event agenda you can...

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Boeing’s “Dollars for Doers” Employee Match Program Takes Community Investments Higher

Feb 7, 2018 3:25 PM ET - CHICAGO, February 7, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Boeing [NYSE: BA] leadership announced today several policy revisions to the Boeing volunteer and gift match programs. As part of the company’s $100 million tax relief investment earmarked for corporate...

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Serve, Lead, Learn: Corporations Pair Leadership Development With Pro Bono Service to Improve Health in Rwanda

Feb 7, 2018 1:15 PM ET - Four leading global companies have joined forces to place one of their most precious resources—their people—to work on strengthening health systems in Kigali, Rwanda. The Dow Chemical Company (Dow), SAP, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), and WE Communications...

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GRI Podcast February Edition: Business and Human Rights

Feb 7, 2018 1:00 PM ET - In the first episode of 2018, GRI interviews Caroline Rees, President of Shift, the leading center of expertise on the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. There's also a report from the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in...

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Xylem Employees Volunteer More Than 35,800 Hours in 2017

Feb 7, 2018 12:00 PM ET - Employees from Xylem, a leading global water technology company that is dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues, logged more than 35,800 volunteer hours in 2017, participating in activities aimed at providing and protecting...

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LA Kings Join Forces With Enrich LA to Build Edible Garden at East Los Angeles YMCA

Feb 7, 2018 11:30 AM ET - AEG’s LA Kings and Enrich LA joined forces, with the help of Blue Shield of California, to build an edible and interactive garden at Weingart YMCA Wellness & Aquatic Center last week.

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Jeff Fettig Global Habitat Build | Whirlpool Corporation

Feb 7, 2018 9:05 AM ET - Whirlpool Corporation is celebrating the conclusion of its first-ever Global Habitat Build Project -- a project which honored former CEO Jeff Fettig and celebrated the 17-year partnership between Whirlpool Corporation and Habitat for Humanity...

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Rebuilding Together and Albertsons Companies Foundation Partner to Rebuild Communities Affected by Recent Wildfires and Hurricanes

Feb 7, 2018 7:05 AM ET - Rebuilding Together, the leading home and community revitalization national non-profit organization, today announced a $1.6 million donation from Albertsons Companies Foundation to support long-term recovery efforts for underserved residents...

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FX’s “American Crime Story” Donates $15,000 Worth of Set Materials to Habitat for Humanity

Feb 6, 2018 7:00 PM ET - Twentieth Century Fox Television and the production crew of FX Networks’ American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace have made donations of nearly $15,000 worth of furniture, artwork, lights and more materials used on set to the...

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Caring About the Game

Feb 6, 2018 6:20 PM ET - “It seems to be easier to win the game when you care about the game.” The morning after the Super Bowl seems an appropriate time to write about the game, but it’s not actually the game of football that I’m interested in. It’s the game of business...

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The 3 Big Trends in Employee Giving & Volunteering

Feb 6, 2018 5:00 PM ET - At Realized Worth, we spend a lot of time researching, evaluating and developing employee giving and volunteering programs. Understandably, most of our clients want to know about current trends, best practices and new developments in technology that...

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Aramark Building Community: A Decade of Impact

Feb 6, 2018 2:25 PM ET - Millions of families struggle to make ends meet, but through Aramark Building Community, Aramark partners with local community centers to provide solutions. Tens of thousands of employees have shared their skills and expertise to inspire healthy...

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Creating a Culture of Skill Sharing: Research Triangle Foundation of North Carolina Spotlight

Feb 6, 2018 12:45 PM ET - The Common Impact team is looking forward to a year full of exciting project opportunities and innovation! To kick us off with some inspiration, we're bringing back a project with a talented team from Fidelity Investments and its nonprofit...

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2018 Global Pro Bono Summit Gathers Innovators of the Field in Mumbai

Feb 6, 2018 11:05 AM ET - The Taproot Foundation, together with BMW Foundation Herbert Quandt and local host iVolunteer, will convene the 6th annual Global Pro Bono Summit February 6 – 9 in Mumbai, India. “Pro bono is an increasingly valuable resource for our global...

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More Than a Dress: The 15th Annual Woman’s Day Red Dress Awards

Feb 6, 2018 8:00 AM ET - This month, I have the privilege of presenting an award at the Woman’s Day Red Dress Awards, where we at Mars Symbioscience, makers of CocoaVia® dietary supplement, are the lead sponsor for the third year in a row. Before I don my own red dress at...

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Sanofi Pasteur Young Professionals Building Community

Feb 5, 2018 2:20 PM ET - The MILL (Millennials Influencing Learning and Leadership) ERG works to drive innovation and sustainable competitive advantage for the business by highlighting generational value and developing young leaders. ...

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Salvation Army Program Helps Veterans Find Jobs, Get a New Start

Feb 5, 2018 1:00 PM ET - Cris Zavala, a 15-year Navy veteran from San Diego, relocated to the Los Angeles area in 2016, seeking a career change and a new start, knowing few people in his new city. Thanks to help he received from the Compton office of the ...

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Firms Learn That As They Help Charities, They Also Help Their Brands

Feb 5, 2018 10:50 AM ET - There is a desire by companies to show customers and employees that they are not just interested in profits, but that they care about the state of the world. And saying so is not enough. So determined are they to show impact — the latest buzzword in...

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