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Year in Review: 6 Significant Moments That Shifted Business From “For Profit” to “For Purpose”

by Sona Khosla, VP Marketing, Benevity
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The last two years have been a bit of an anomaly when it comes to giving back. With the 2016 election cycle, we saw a slew of new and important causes hit the top 10 charts, most notably human rights and humanitarian causes. But over the last year, and especially in the last few months, things appear to have changed.

A Journey to Pine Ridge

Hormel Foods and Justin’s team members nourished by trip to feed Oglala Lakota people
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By Mary Burich

How to Tell Your Employee Volunteering Story: The Best Example We’ve Seen

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Realized Worth is always on the lookout for great examples of employee volunteering and storytelling to share with our readers. On International Volunteer Day, we shared a video produced by Emirates NBD, a leading banking group and a leader in the practice of employee volunteering in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

6 Corporate Giving Trends in the UK

Benevity hosts first ever CSR event in London
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Benevity's first ever UK-based Goodness Matters Local in London was a sell-out attended by many UK household corporates alongside guest key speaker Eve Joseph, Microsoft UK Responsibility Manager.

We had a lot of fun engaging CSR professionals, allowing them the opportunity to share challenges and short-comings in current industry practices, which surfaced 6 key themes that many of the companies were grappling with.

Arrow Electronics Holiday Giving Reaches Families on Six Continents

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December 21, 2018 /3BL Media/ Families and nonprofit organizations on six continents received donations from Arrow Electronics and its employees during the 2018 holiday season.

“Arrow serves more than 80 countries, and we are grateful for the opportunity to support our neighbors in need during the holiday season and throughout the year,” said Chief Marketing Officer W. Victor Gao.

Some of the 2018 holiday initiatives include:

Starting the New Year With a Fresh Coat of Paint

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There’s often much more below the surface. If you look beyond the wall color at Rebuilding Together projects, you’ll see that we remove lead paint and mold which can have long lasting effect on the lives of children and other residents. We install drywall, waterproof interior masonry walls, prep and paint rooms and install dehumidifiers to give our neighbors a dry place to live.

Holiday Purchases Power Her Potential: Gifts that Give Part II

7 more brands giving back this holiday season
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88 Acres

Woman-founded 88 Acres first opened its doors in Boston, where Whole Planet Foundation funds microcredit through microfinance partner Grameen America. Their goal was to open their bakery in an area of need to drive job growth in the community. Through their continued partnership with Whole Planet Foundation, 88 Acres also creates economic prosperity by finding microloans to support women microentrepreneurs domestically and internationally.

Educational and Environmental Programs Define EarthChoice Ambassadors

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Educational and environmental programs took center stage for our EarthChoice Ambassadors (ECAs) in 2018, with more than 11,500 volunteer hours spent focusing on communities where we live, work and play. With nearly double the amount of volunteer hours from last year, our ECA chapters are committed to making the world a better place.

Domtar Paper Company Donates Coats to Community Children

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Each year during the holiday season, Domtar Paper Company and its Earth Choice program donates new winter coats to children throughout the community.

This year, quality manager and Earth Choice ambassador Ryan Olaker and site manager Jerimy Huff visited Washington Middle School, bringing with them 65 brand new coats valued at $2,700. 

Continue reading the article here.

Sands Cares Joyce Siew Leads Corporate Social Responsibility Program in Singapore

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Sands Cares, the corporate giving and community engagement program of Las Vegas Sands, is dedicated to being a good corporate citizen, committed to its people, communities in which it operates and the planet.   In each region, Sands Cares has Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) leads that manage the program and execute initiatives unique to each region.  Born and raised in Singapore, Joyce Siew graduated with a degree in English and Sociology and began her career in various communications related roles in

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