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Training California’s Future Wildland Firefighters

The California Conservation Corps and Edison International continue to partner on various wildfire mitigation efforts
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As the Airline Fire raged along Coalinga Hernandez Road and Airline Highway in San Benito County in early June, Paige Adam, 24, was part of the Camarillo 22 fire crew. For one week, she worked the fire, line-cutting, doing hose lays and conducting mop-up procedures in 24-hour shifts.

A Data Company Making the World Better

by Dana Beckman, Director of Corporate Affairs, Alliance Data
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Changing technology, societal, and environmental conditions are disrupting and subsequently influencing how organizations – from FORTUNE 500 corporations to local food pantries – operate.

Consumers Energy Helps Light Up the City of Jackson, MI

Company volunteers handed out energy efficient light bulbs to promote safety and build community
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Over 40 Consumers Energy employees, residents and police officers hit the streets to help a neighborhood in Consumers Energy’s hometown of Jackson, Mich., on Thursday night – the start of an effort to promote public safety and a strong community.

The Light Up the City Jackson campaign aims to strengthen city neighborhoods, with volunteers going door to door to hand out energy efficient light bulbs. Homeowners are encouraged to turn on their lights at night to help deter crime and promote civic engagement.

Holland America Line President Orlando Ashford Teams Up with Actress Lauren Potter for Special Olympics Unified Sports Challenge

Ashford and Potter compete with Special Olympics Athlete Mike Van Zee
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SEATTLE, July 13, 2018 /3BL Media/ — Holland America Line President Orlando Ashford participated in the first-ever ESPN | Special Olympics Unified Sports Challenge, held Sunday, July 1, 2018, at the University of Washington’s Husky Ballpark. Ashford was among an exclusive group of executives who competed with employees, celebrities and Special Olympics athletes in multiple Unified Sports challenges – all to raise money for Special Olympics and the Seattle community.

CIT Gives Back During Annual Volunteer Month

250 community projects and 7,300 volunteer hours completed during CIT Cares Month
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NEW YORK, July 12, 2018  /3BL Media/ -- CIT Group Inc. (NYSE: CIT) today announced the results of its annual employee volunteer initiative, CIT Cares Month. Throughout June, more than 250 community projects were completed by 1,900 volunteers over 7,300 hours across 18 locations to make a difference.  

Consumers Energy Employee Receives American Gas Association Award for Saving Life of Accident Victim

Five Consumers Energy Employees Nominated for Lifesaving Actions
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JACKSON, Mich., July 11, 2018 /3BL Media/ – A Consumers Energy employee from Clio is the recipient of the 2018 American Gas Association Meritorious Service Award for his lifesaving efforts to assist a woman involved in a serious car accident.

SC Johnson Improves Access to Health Care Through Partnership with Rwanda Ministry of Health

Unprecedented partnership will improve public health services, drive malaria education
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RACINE, Wis., July 11, 2018 /3BL Media/ – For millions of people in east central Africa, the risk of malaria infection is an everyday concern. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), up to 90 percent of Rwandans are at risk for malaria.[1] To help address this risk and other public health issues, SC Johnson today announced a partnership with the Rwanda Ministry of Health and the Society for Family Health to co-develop a national strategy to increase access to health care through the construction of 10 new health posts across the country.

Timberland Partners With TutorMate for Micro-Volunteerism

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As more employees look to work at organizations that embed Purpose at their core, employee engagement around social and environmental initiatives becomes even more critical for leading brands. In fact, 71 percent of employees say they want their company to provide opportunities for them to help make a positive impact.

Free Lightbulbs Part of Plan to Light Up Jackson Neighborhoods

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ConsumersEnergy donates 1,000 lightbulbs to help brighten up Michigan neighborhoods through the Light Up the City initiative.

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ConsumersEnergy donates 1,000 lightbulbs to help brighten up Michigan neighborhoods through the Light Up the City initiative.

Respecting the Rights and Interests of First Nations at Borden

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A significant milestone in development of Borden Gold, Canada’s first all-electric underground mine took place on June 6, 2018, with the signing of an Impacts and Benefits Agreement (IBA) between Goldcorp and three First Nation communities including Brunswick House First Nation (BHFN)Chapleau Cree First Nation (CCFN), and Chapleau Ojibwe First Nation (COFN).

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