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Video: CEO Spotlight - The Case for Fair Trade

New video highlights businesses' commitment to fair trade
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Since Fair Trade USA's launch in 1998, more than 1,250 companies have committed to a world-changing way of doing business through Fair Trade.

Duke Energy Signs on to Congressional HBCU Partnership Challenge

First energy company to join bipartisan effort to promote corporate engagement with historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs)
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CHARLOTTE, N.C, October 23, 2018 /3BL Media/. -- Duke Energy today became the first energy company to sign up for the Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Partnership Challenge created by the Bipartisan HBCU Caucus.

Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (D-NC) and Congressman Bradley Byrne (R-AL), co-chairs of the Bipartisan HBCU Caucus, launched the HBCU Partnership Challenge to promote greater engagement and support from private companies with HBCUs. Duke Energy is among 13 other companies, including Intel, Lyft, Amazon and GM Financial, to take the challenge.

How AHC's Holistic Approach to Affordable Housing Provides Life-changing Programs for Residents

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AHC Inc. provides quality Affordable Housing Communities for over 2,500 low and very-low income families in Arlington. It also offers onsite year-round educational programs for students living at five AHC properties including After-School literacy activities, one-on-one Teen Tutoring, College & Career Readiness, and a Summer Camp to prevent learning loss.

WETA Television and Classical WETA 90.9 FM Are Engaging People of All Ages in the Joy of Lifelong Learning

By WETA
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For more than 50 years, WETA Television and Classical WETA 90.9 FM have been the Greater Washington community’s source for high-quality, educational public media. Combined Federal Campaign and workplace giving contributions from individual community members have provided vital support to help make WETA’s public service possible.

Hosting an Engaging Webinar in 4 Steps

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In a society of constant digital connection, isn’t it ironic that webinars are simply the worst? First of all, they’re called webinars. Web seminar? Really? Second, they’re rarely engaging, usually dry, and most often a good excuse to play a solid game of Solitaire. Maybe there’s nothing like a face-to-face meeting, but in lieu?

Sappi's Allentown Facility Carries "Zero Waste" Mission

Sheeting facility generates one pound of waste per paper ton
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Sappi’s Allentown sheeting facility generates just one pound of waste for every ton of paper processed, well below industry standards for zero waste designations. With great planning, execution, and a strong vision of how recycling can lower costs and bring in new revenue, Allentown’s range of materials re-used or recycled is impressive.

Allentown’s sheeting operations stand out as an excellent example of an industrial process that’s efficient, flexible and generates nearly zero waste.

Brown-Forman Recognized With Awards in Employee Engagement, Talent Acquisition, and Human Capital Management

5 Awards Presented to Brown-Forman in the areas of employee engagement, talent acquisition & human capital management
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LOUISVILLE, Ky., October 23, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Brown-Forman was recently recognized with five awards from Korn Ferry, Talent Board, and Brandon Hall Group in the areas of employee engagement, talent acquisition, and human capital management.

Harvard Business Review Best-Performing CEOs Ranking With CSRHub ESG Metrics

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Harvard Business Review (HBR) has published its annual global ranking of the 100 best-performing CEOs, with Pablo Isla of the Spanish fashion retail giant Inditex topping the list for the second year in a row. Following behind Isla in the #2 and #3 spots are Jensen Huang of NVIDIA and Bernard Arnault of LVMH. They’re joined by newcomers to the top 5 this year, François-Henri Pinault of Kering (#4) and Elmar Degenhart of the German automaker Continental (#5). Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff has climbed to the #6 spot, up from #12 in 2017.

Join Feed the Children's Fight to Defeat Hunger and Help Kids Be Kids

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Hunger. It has crept into our cities. It has found a way into our neighborhoods. It’s affecting the lives of millions of men, women and children domestically and internationally, cementing itself as a real threat to our well-being.

See, hunger isn’t prejudiced. It doesn’t care about gender, age or ethnicity. Hunger doesn’t know if you are homeless or a part of the working class. It only has one job, and it performs it very well.

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