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Republic Services Volunteers Clear 22.06 Tons of Trash in Mint 400 Race Cleanup

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The weather was beautiful, the desert was vast and our more than 180 volunteers at @TheMint400Race cleanup in LasVegas crushed it! They filled more than eight 30-yard containers with trash left in the desert, leaving the city cleaner for all.

How to Make CSR Everyone’s Responsibility

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Do you believe that corporate social responsibility is important to your company, but that it’s someone else’s problem?

A recent Harvard Business Review article entitled “How to Make Sustainability Every Employee’s Responsibility” posits that question (albeit substituting “sustainability” for “corporate social responsibility”) and suggests that while many companies talk about sustainability and integration, it’s much harder to get people to act individually to achieve these corporate goals.

Millions of Volunteers Join Iconic Community Improvement Nonprofit to Champion Clean, Green and Beautiful Communities

Keep America Beautiful launches 2018 Great American Cleanup; nation’s largest community improvement program
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STAMFORD, Conn., March 6, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The 20th anniversary of Keep America Beautiful’s Great American Cleanup, the nation’s largest community improvement program, officially kicks off on the first day of spring – Tuesday, March 20 – with thousands of cleaning, greening and beautification events scheduled across America through the spring, summer and fall. Many Keep America Beautiful affiliates in warmer regions have already started their Great American Cleanup campaigns.

Giving Food and Thanks

Justin’s team pairs with Conscious Alliance to help brighten holidays
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By Mary Burich

At a time of year when we all tend to think of others a little more often, Justin’s team members are continuing a nine-year partnership with Conscious Alliance to help bring food and friendship to their part of the country.

Consumers Energy Crews Headed East to Assist in Winter Storm Restoration

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JACKSON, Mich., March 5, 2018 /3BL Media/ – More than 140 Consumers Energy employees and contract personnel are responding to a winter storm that left nearly 2 million residents in the Northeast U.S. without power.

Consumers Energy crews, including lineworkers, damage assessors, safety personnel and other field employees, are departing Jackson, Michigan today. 

The Consumers Energy contingent is initially headed for Philadelphia, to assist with PECO utility. The crews expect to begin restoration work later Tuesday.

Companies Standing Up for Gun Control

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The students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School have been thrust into a national debate and have made it clear that thoughts and prayers are not enough – they are demanding action from politicians, schools, the NRA and even businesses. We have seen this highly-politicized and divisive issue in the news before, but this time is different. Those students can’t be ignored. Companies are increasingly more comfortable standing up for and speaking out on hot button issues that have dominated the news over the last year.

Arrow Electronics Releases Annual Report Focusing on Its Global Corporate Social Responsibility

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CENTENNIAL, CO, March 5, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- Arrow Electronics released its annual Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Sustainability Report, an overview of its 2017 social, environmental and economic impacts. The global technology company’s influential CSR programs transform ideas into real achievements that help people and the communities in which Arrow lives and works.

Download the complete 2017 Arrow CSR & Sustainability Report

Republic Services and Habitat for Humanity of Denver Dedicate Affordable Homes to Local Families

Company invests $250,000 and more than 75 employee volunteers to help make affordable homeownership possible for local families
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DENVER, March 1, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Republic Services partnered with Habitat for Humanity last year to help build and revitalize neighborhoods in communities across the country, one of those communities being Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver’s Sheridan Square. The local partnership includes a powerful combination of volunteer hours and financial support to help build a total of 16 new homes and to develop a community park.

Retired NBA Player, Anthony Avent, Joins iCause Advisory Board

iCause joins forces with former NBA player and philanthropist Anthony Avent.
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CLEVELAND, March 2, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Anthony, a graduate of Seton Hall University, is a former professional basketball player who played in both the NBA and in Europe, for over a decade. In addition to his career in basketball, Anthony also founded AA Pro Sports Enterprise and Careers in Sports LLC. He organized a multitude of sports and educational events and is a former athletics director and educator.

‘The Great Goya Family’

Since its humble beginnings in 1936, Goya Foods has expanded worldwide while keeping family values at its core
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Whether as a small store in lower Manhattan or as an international company with more than 4,000 employees, Goya Foods has always kept family values at heart. In fact, the Unanue family refers to their employees, surrounding communities, customers, suppliers, and business partners as “la gran familia Goya,” or “the great Goya family,” said Bob Unanue, the company’s president and CEO.

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