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Watch: Scotiabankers Continue Supporting COVID-19 Relief Efforts in Communities Around the Globe

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It’s a unique story, our own, on how Scotiabankers around the world are thinking beyond themselves and committing time and experience to help our communities overcome COVID-19. 

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Subaru Color 5k Goes Virtual With Mobile App, Registration Open

First 600 participants to complete race will receive finisher medal
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LAFAYETTE, Ind., June 4, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Going virtual this year with a mobile app, the sixth annual Subaru Color 5K is open for registration at https://subarucolor5k.itsyourrace.com.

The UPS Foundation Commits US$3 Million to Gavi to Expand Innovative Last Mile Delivery Network and Bring Essential Vaccines to Children in Hardest to Reach Communities

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June 2, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The UPS Foundation, which leads the global citizenship programs for UPS (NYSE: UPS), and Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, announced today a commitment of US$3 million in new funding and in-kind logistics support spanning two years, provided by UPS and The UPS Foundation to Gavi.

De Blasio Administration Delivers 10,000 Internet-Connected Devices and Digital Support to Older Nycha Residents

As part of Mayor de Blasio’s Equity Action Plan and in rapid response to COVID-19, the City has provided internet-connected devices to older adults in public housing communities
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CONTACT: Kathleen Clark, Mayor’s Office of the CTO, (646) 927-9592, kaclark@cto.nyc.gov

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CONTACT: Kathleen Clark, Mayor’s Office of the CTO, (646) 927-9592, kaclark@cto.nyc.gov

5 Ways to Foster Belonging as You Reopen

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As you begin the challenging process of opening up your offices, stores and facilities, or bringing your people back from furlough, it will be critical to foster belonging, inclusion and cultural safety. There’s a strong correlation between a sense of belonging at work, and commitment and motivation.

Your employees may be feeling some stress and anxiety, so their wellbeing is likely your top priority as you work to ensure both your people and your business thrive.

How Making Strategic Shifts to Granting Plans Can Maximize Impact During COVID-19

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Responding to disasters is nothing new for those of us in the corporate grantmaking space. We react and respond in trying times to hurricanes, wildfires and other natural disasters. But those disasters, while devastating, are usually confined to a specific geographic area or region. Today’s disaster, COVID-19, has no such boundaries and we’re all having to rethink how we work, what we should do and where we should focus our efforts.

Schneider Electric Supports Hunger Relief Through Tomorrow Rising and Foundation

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Schneider Electric Foundation

The Schneider Electric Foundation (under the aegis of the Fondation de France) uses social innovation and community engagement to invest in education, reduce the energy gap, and increase sustainability awareness. The Foundation marked its 20th anniversary in 2018.

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Subaru of America and National Parks Conservation Association Take Home 2020 Silver Halo Award for Best Sustainability Initiative

Partnership Recognized for Ongoing Commitment to Reduce Landfill Waste from America’s National Parks
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CAMDEN, NJ May 28, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Subaru of America, Inc., along with the National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA), today announced they have been awarded the 2020 Silver Halo Award in the ‘Best Sustainability Initiative’ category by Engage for Good.

Colorado School District Deploys Mobile Technology Hub to Deliver STEM Curriculum During School Closures

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CENTENNIAL, Colo., May 28, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Last fall, St. Vrain Valley Schools  in northern Colorado unveiled its Future-Ready Innovation Lab – a custom-designed 45-foot long motorcoach filled with experiential learning opportunities, including virtual reality, robotics and aeronautics activities. The mobile lab was designed to extend learning beyond the classroom and provide both community members and students the opportunity to experiment with new technology.

Global Citizen and the European Commission Announce 'Global Goal: Unite for Our Future; a Campaign to Make COVID-19 Tests, Treatments and Vaccines Available for Everyone, Everywhere Who Needs Them

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  • Coronavirus Global Response Pledging Marathon Kicks Off New Campaign With Fundraising Support From Global Citizens
  • ‘Global Goal: Unite for Our Future’ Seeks to Raise Billions in Commitments for the Development and Distribution of COVID-19 Testing, Treatments and Vaccines
  • Campaign to Promote Equitable Delivery and Access, Make Global Health Systems Stronger and Put the World Back on Track to Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
  • Global Leaders from 15 Countries Around the World Join Chris Rock, Coldplay, Hugh Jackman, Idris & Sabrina Elba, J Balvin, Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga, Miley Cyrus, Shakira and More in an Effort to Galvanise Governments, Corporations and Philanthropists to Pledge the Funds Needed to Bring an End to the COVID-19 Era
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  • Coronavirus Global Response Pledging Marathon Kicks Off New Campaign With Fundraising Support From Global Citizens
  • ‘Global Goal: Unite for Our Future’ Seeks to Raise Billions in Commitments for the Development and Distribution of COVID-19 Testing, Treatments and Vaccines
  • Campaign to Promote Equitable Delivery and Access, Make Global Health Systems Stronger and Put the World Back on Track to Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
  • Global Leaders from 15 Countries Around the World Join Chris Rock, Coldplay, Hugh Jackman, Idris & Sabrina Elba, J Balvin, Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga, Miley Cyrus, Shakira and More in an Effort to Galvanise Governments, Corporations and Philanthropists to Pledge the Funds Needed to Bring an End to the COVID-19 Era

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