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Domtar Learning Lounge Opens in Johnsonburg, Pennsylvania

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In today’s technology-driven world, we remain committed to the printed page. We also believe in promoting literacy among children. Most recently, our Johnsonburg Mill in Pennsylvania sponsored a new reading room, the Domtar Learning Lounge, to support literacy and learning at the Johnsonburg Area High School.

Subaru of America Partners With Food Bank of South Jersey

By Melanie Zayas, SNJ Today Reporter
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CAMDEN, N.J. - Subaru of America is taking part in a nationwide effort to combat hunger in our country's young people.

The Christmas spirit was in the air at the Subaru of America in Camden on the morning of Thursday, November 15th, to kick off the return of Subaru’s annual Share the Love philanthropic event.

Volunteers from Subaru and the Food Bank of South Jersey teamed up to combat hunger for Camden’s youth community.

Join GRI's Live Stream on Meaningful Reporting at the UN Forum on Business & Human Rights

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On Wednesday 28 November, GRI will host a session at the UN Forum on Business and Human Rights in Geneva, 'Toward meaningful reporting on human rights’. ​This session will invite discussion on what is needed to increase and improve corporate human rights reporting and communication, including barriers to reporting and how these may be overcome, as well as how best to report on human rights due diligence and human rights impacts.

IBM Releases Report on the UN SDGs

Putting smart to work towards achieving the UN SDGs
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November 27, 2018 /3BL Media/ - IBM is leveraging its technology, expertise and commitment to global service and sustainability to contribute to the achievement of the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).  

Shire’s Fourth Annual Global Days of Service Delivers Impact Around the Globe

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Shire’s 4th annual Global Days of Service, held around the globe throughout September and October to give back to local communities, surpassed previous employee volunteer participation rates. Shire had more than 7,600 employees participate - about 1/3 of the company, who volunteered more than 41,000 hours at more than 240 volunteer sites worldwide.

Between None and Many, There’s a Bridge

Three women board members at Cisco named to WomenInc.’s 2018 list of the Most Influential Corporate Directors
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When we are surrounded by difference, we are better. We know diversity amongst board members, leaders, and teams has impact at scale. California recently became the first state to require public companies to have women on their board.

At Cisco, we were co-founded by a woman and have had women on our board for more than 22 years. Currently, we have three women serving on our board.

Join CIT In Donating One Million Meals

#GiveLikeYou and fight hunger this holiday season
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NEW YORK, November 27, 2018 /3BL Media/ — CIT Group Inc. (NYSE: CIT) today announced a new campaign in partnership with Feeding America®  inviting individuals to join in donating one million meals[1] to people in need.

UN Global Compact Launches New Report on Human Rights as the Foundation of Sustainable Business

The report highlights examples of Local Networks and UN Global Compact participating companies taking action to advance human rights around the world
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GENEVA, November 26, 2018 /3BL Media/— In celebration of the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the United Nations Global Compact has released a new report — Human Rights: The Foundation of Sustainable Business — showcasing opportunities for businesses of all sizes and sectors to strengthen and scale up their efforts on human rights.

When the Shopkeeper Measures Blood Pressure: Novartis Foundation and Partners Prove Effectiveness of Community-based Approach to Tackling Hypertension

Novartis Foundation and partners’ innovative ComHIP pilot in Ghana shows that bringing healthcare closer to where people live, work and shop effectively tackles hypertension – the most deadly non-communicable disease.
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• Innovative ComHIP project in Ghana shows that bringing healthcare closer to where people live, work and shop effectively tackles hypertension – the most deadly non-communicable disease

• Digital health tools were a key enabler in the program

• The control rate of people with hypertension enrolled and retained in the program for over a year climbed from 36% to 72%

• The Ghanaian government is integrating the model into national policy and plans to scale-up to additional regions

• This form of community-based care could save millions of lives in other countries and for other NCDs

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• Innovative ComHIP project in Ghana shows that bringing healthcare closer to where people live, work and shop effectively tackles hypertension – the most deadly non-communicable disease

• Digital health tools were a key enabler in the program

• The control rate of people with hypertension enrolled and retained in the program for over a year climbed from 36% to 72%

• The Ghanaian government is integrating the model into national policy and plans to scale-up to additional regions

• This form of community-based care could save millions of lives in other countries and for other NCDs

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