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Republic Services Recognized by OneOC with Spirit of Volunteerism Award


Republic Services of Hunting Beach Municipal Manager, Jeff Snow, was recently recognized by OneOC with the Spirit of Volunteerism Award. Jeff was nominated by the Orange County Feedbank in the area of Hunger & Homelessness for his leadership with the WasteNotOC nonprofit in establishing partnerships with local schools to divert organics from landfills and donate unused food to the homeless in Orange County, California areas. 

The Call of a Global Movement: Laying the Groundwork for the Future of Changemaking Around the World


From the time I lived in South Africa in the late 1990s, I’ve had this idea of a “future memory.” It’s an experience you know as clearly as a recollection from your past – say, jumping off a rope swing into a mountain lake as a child – but it hasn’t happened yet. It’s more than a premonition. It’s something you can visit over and over in your mind. You just haven’t lived it.

Morgan Stanley Employees Build New Playground in New Orleans as Part of Healthy Cities Program

Healthy Cities initiative connects wellness, nutrition and play resources to give children a healthy start to life
Press Release

NEW ORLEANS, June 2, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) today announced that over 200 Morgan Stanley and community volunteers will build a playground at Dunbar Elementary as part of the Morgan Stanley’s Healthy Cities initiative. Joining forces with Choice Foundation and KaBOOM!, volunteers will give area kids the play space they deserve. Having access to safe play spaces is at the heart of the Healthy Cities New Orleans program, which delivers integrated nutrition, health and play programming to local children and their families.

Xylem Honored for Engaging Colleagues in Service Around the Globe

Xylem Watermark received the Gold Halo Award in the Employee Engagement category
Press Release

RYE BROOK, N.Y., June 2, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Xylem Inc. (NYSE:XYL), a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues, announced today it has been honored by Engage for Good (formerly the Cause Marketing Forum) with the Gold Halo Award in the Employee Engagement category. 

The Halo Awards are North America’s highest honor for corporate social initiatives and cause marketing. The award looks at social good campaigns and initiatives targeted at employees and/or consumers involving a company and a cause. 

Statement from Keep America Beautiful Concerning Decision by United States to Withdraw from Paris Climate Agreement

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STAMFORD, Conn., June 1, 2017 / 3BL Media/ — Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s iconic community improvement nonprofit organization, believes that meaningful, lasting change is best achieved when NGOs and social service organizations, businesses, government, academia and individuals — reflecting the strength and diversity of our nation and the world — join together to take responsibility with collective action.

Morgan Stanley Launches 24-Hours of Continuous Volunteer Activities Worldwide to Help in the Fight Against Childhood Hunger

One day only − starting in Australia and ending in Hawaii, Morgan Stanley employees will join together in “Feeding Kids Around the Clock” on June 1 to kick off Global Volunteer Month
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June 1, 2017 /3BL Media/- Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) today announced the launch of “Feeding Kids Around the Clock,” 24-hours of continuous employee volunteer activities dedicated to raising awareness of childhood hunger. Giving back to its communities is a core value for Morgan Stanley, and for more than 40 years, the Firm has been committed to helping children get a healthy start to life. Having access to food is essential to this mission.

Nestlé in the U.S. Releases 2016 Creating Shared Value Report


Nestlé in the U.S.’s 2016 Creating Shared Value Report highlights the company’s efforts and achievements in nutrition, health and wellness; environmental sustainability; rural development and responsible sourcing; water; and social impact. Nestlé has achieved over 40 percent of its U.S. objectives for 2016 through 2020, including five completed one year or more ahead of schedule.

Bullying Victim Finds Confidence Through Volunteerism


Fourteen-year-old Lucas Smith clearly remembers one of the first times he was bullied. He recalls being just four or five years old when some kids picked on him, taking off his glasses and throwing them in a sandpit.

“It was not a fun day,” said Lucas. “I felt really sad after that, and I had to call my parents to get more glasses because I can’t really see that well without glasses.”

Las Vegas Sands Announces Winners of Spring Step Challenge


Update:  Last month, Las Vegas Sands Team Members in Las Vegas participated in the Sands ECO360 Spring Step Up Challenge as detailed in a previous story published on the Sands Confidential blog. The voluntary, 4-week walking challenge was designed as an internal initiative to promote more daily walking, as well as to raise awareness about energy conservation and carbon footprint reduction.

Bowl Me Over! Arrow Electronics Employees Raise $15K to Support Junior Achievement Business Week

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They came, they saw, they went bowling. And they also raised $15,000 in scholarship money.

Earlier this month, 150 Arrow Electronics employees gathered at Bowlero in Centennial, Colo. to participate in the 2017 Junior Achievement Bowl-a-thon, raising enough scholarship funds to send 43 high school students to this summer’s Arrow-sponsored Junior Achievement Business Week camp.


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