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The Nonprofit 10 Percent

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Those of us who work for or support the nonprofit sector have always known how important it is to the nation’s health, environment, safety net, creativity and quality of life. From churches to cultural centers to food banks, schools and humanitarian organizations, the nonprofit sector feeds the nation’s soul, its heart and its body. But, it’s also critically important to the nation’s economy and job market.

Lockheed Martin Uses Virtual Reality And 3D Printing To Reduce Injuries On The Job

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BETHESDA, Md., March 27, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Four Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) teams advance as finalists in the 22nd Applied Ergonomics Conference Ergo Cup® Competition, which showcases innovation aimed at reducing risk of injury in the workplace. Lockheed Martin will be one of over 20 companies discussing their ergonomic innovations in the Ergo Cup Competition.

American Express Hosts Its Largest-Ever Leadership Academy Global Alumni Summit to Back the People Who Move the World Forward

MOVING TO WASHINGTON, D.C. IN ITS FIFTH YEAR, THE SUMMIT HELPS EMERGING SOCIAL PURPOSE LEADERS GAIN THE TRAINING AND CONTACTS TO MAKE A LASTING IMPACT
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American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) announced today its annual Leadership Academy Global Alumni Summit on April 1.  The intensive two-day immersive program offers professional development and networking opportunities to cultivate emerging nonprofit and social purpose leaders. Marking its fifth year, the summit will convene outside New York for the first time, taking place in Washington, D.C., a major hub for nonprofit organizations.

U.S. News and Aetna Foundation Release 2019 Healthiest Communities Rankings

Second annual list helps identify best practices and accelerate progress for community health across the country.
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WASHINGTON, March 26, 2019 /3BL Media/– Douglas County, Colorado, is the healthiest community in America, according to the 2019 Healthiest Communities rankings by U.S. News & World Report, released today in collaboration with the Aetna Foundation.

CSRHub’s Bahar Gidwani Speaking at ESG5 Summit

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Skytop Strategies will launch its ESG5 Summit on April 4th in New York. CSRHub Co-founder and CTO Bahar Gidwani will be speaking on Materiality: Aligning Materiality to Your Company’s Business Model.

JetBlue’s Icema Gibbs Named 2019 CSR Professional of the Year by PR News

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Icema Gibbs, JetBlue’s Director of Corporate Social Responsibility and one of the airline’s founding members, was named PR News’ 2019 CSR Corporate Professional of the Year.

Icema has laid the foundation for JetBlue For Good -- the airline's platform for corporate citizenship and social impact throughout its 100+ cities and beyond.

Join us in recognizing Icema’s leadership and congratulating her on this well-deserved honor.

Aflac Inducted into PR News’ CSR Hall of Fame and Took Home Awards for Facebook Communications Campaign and Sustainability/CSR Report

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Aflac was recently inducted into PR News’ CSR Hall of Fame and took home awards for Facebook Communications Campaign and Sustainability/CSR Report, as well as honorable mentions in three categories for My Special Aflac Duck™.

Read the full list of winners here

About Aflac

PRWeek U.S. Awards 2019: The Winners

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CORPORATE BRANDING

WINNER: Aflac, FleishmanHillard, KWI, Marina Maher Communications, and Carol Cone On Purpose 
CAMPAIGN NAME: Aflac CSR — A Well Hatched Plan

The average child with cancer undergoes 1,000 days of treatment. This painful process can be a lonely one without friends.

Announcing the 2019 Oslo Business for Peace Award Recipients

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The 2019 Business for Peace Honourees who are delivering opportunities for women, minorities and diverse and disadvantaged groups

The Oslo Business for Peace Award is given to inspiring business leaders around the globe who have accomplished extraordinary things. The award honours ambassadors of businessworthy values, who are shaping society for the better.

Schneider Electric Wins 2019 Climate Leadership Award for Organizational Leadership

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  • Award recognizes the company’s success in reducing emissions and the engagement of employees, partners and supply chain to commit to carbon neutrality.
     
  • Schneider Electric reduced energy intensity by 42 percent between 2005 and 2017, and carbon intensity by 35 percent between 2012 and 2017.
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  • Award recognizes the company’s success in reducing emissions and the engagement of employees, partners and supply chain to commit to carbon neutrality.
     
  • Schneider Electric reduced energy intensity by 42 percent between 2005 and 2017, and carbon intensity by 35 percent between 2012 and 2017.

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