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Making the Case for a New Approach to Employee Giving and Volunteering

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Finally, the data to support what we've intuitively known for years about the true value of corporate giving. By taking an employee engagement approach to workplace giving and volunteering programs, companies can not only achieve greater social impact—they can drive additional business value through increased employee retention, too. 

Sands Celebrates Success With the Local Community

The Fifth Anniversary of Sands Cotai Central
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To mark the milestone of Sands Cotai Central’s opening in 2012, Sands China Ltd. created an anniversary celebration that not only delighted guests and patrons, it extended special benefits and engaged a number of local community organizations. A highlight of the anniversary celebration was a carnival at the property’s Paradise Gardens, in which 50 Sands China Care Ambassadors hosted 50 members of the Macao Special Olympics (MSO) to participate in activities such as balloon twisting, caricature sketching, magic shows, face painting, and more.

Duke Energy Offers Free Life Jackets on Rivers and Lakes in the Carolinas

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Like a seatbelt, a life jacket has to be worn to be useful. Every summer, Scott Jolley goes on a mission to ensure boaters and swimmers understand the importance of wearing a life jacket.

Jolley runs Duke Energy’s free life jacket loan program in North Carolina and South Carolina. Life jacket loaner stations are at more than 20 locations at lakes, rivers and creeks, and Jolley's team plans to add more each year. 

How Barclays Employees Are Helping Disabled Children Find Their Voice

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Jan Kirwan, an Associate Director at Barclays Corporate Banking, volunteers for the Seashell Trust, a Manchester-based charity that helps children who are unable to communicate because of a severe disability. Jan tells us how she marshalled a team of 150, raised £100,000 – and got her whole office talking about citizenship and engagement.

Supporting the Wellbeing of Local Communities through Legal CARES Day

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On May 22, Astellas marked the inaugural Legal Community Advocacy, Representation and Service (CARES) Day, where employees from the Legal and Intellectual Property (IP) department around the world dedicated a day to volunteering in the communities where they live and work.

This activity complements the company’s Changing Tomrrow Day, Astellas’ global day of service. The Legal CARES initiative began in January 2017, offering Astellas Legal employees the opportunity to provide charitable service work and pro bono legal services to those who need it most.

Arrow Electronics Employees Go the Distance for Girls on the Run

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This spring, Arrow Electronics employees in Denver, Reno and Columbus laced up their sneakers and hit the pavement for a good cause. Employees covered over 225 miles in support of local chapters of Girls on the Run.

While some participants enjoyed beautiful race days, others braved cool temperatures and wet weather to support the local work of the national nonprofit that uses mentorship and running to inspire and motivate girls, encourage lifelong health and fitness and build confidence.

Partnering to Build up Pollinator Populations

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When rival automakers come together it’s usually to brag about their latest engineering accomplishment or to re-imagine the future of mobility, but sometimes they garden. Yes, garden.

As part of the Suppliers Partnership for the Environment quarterly meeting, environmental reps from Daimler, Ford, General Motors, Honda, Toyota and various auto suppliers got their hands dirty to help FCA US replenish a pollinator garden on our North American headquarters campus in Auburn Hills, Michigan.

CIT Kicks Off Nationwide Volunteer Month

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NEW YORK, June 4, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- CIT Group Inc. (NYSE: CIT) today announced the launch of its second annual volunteer campaign, 

Rebuilding Together Dedicated to Long-term Disaster Support in Louisiana, Texas, California and Florida

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WASHINGTON, June 1, 2018 /3BL Media/ – At the beginning of the 2018 hurricane season, Rebuilding Together, the leading national nonprofit organization with a mission of repairing homes, revitalizing communities, rebuilding lives, is continuing its disaster recovery work in four states affected by natural disaster in 2017 and 2016. 

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