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Pro Bono + Inclusive Leadership: Curiosity

A deep dive into how pro bono builds curiosity, one of Deloitte’s Six Traits of Inclusive Leadership.
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Taproot Foundation and Deloitte co-created Pro Bono + Inclusive Leadership as free resource for businesses that demonstrates how Deloitte has leveraged pro bono as one way to help develop inclusive leadership traits and how other companies can do the same.

Campaign Spreads Hope

By Racine Edwardes
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On Wednesday 10 March, KFC made a generous donation of 300 emergency food parcels to early childhood development centres (ECDCs) in Lavender Hill after the fast-food giant’s interest was sparked by an opinion piece posted in People’s Post.

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Nonprofit Partner Spotlight: Atlanta Habitat for Humanity

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The Home Depot Foundation is shining a light on organizations and leaders they work with who are creating more equitable futures for those in underserved communities. Since 1989, The Home Depot has partnered with Habitat for Humanity to revitalize neighborhoods through affordable homeownership. The first cities to benefit from this partnership were Atlanta, Dallas, Tampa and Miami.  

Lisa Y. Gordon, president and CEO of Atlanta Habitat for Humanity, uses her background in urban development and local government to help create growth opportunities throughout Atlanta.  

CITGO Steps up After Severe Winter Storms Hit Texas, Louisiana

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March 12, 2021, /3BL Media/ - In the wake of severe, back-to-back mid-February winter storms that seriously impacted Texas and Louisiana, CITGO stepped up to provide ongoing support to affected communities. The intense, damaging storms prompted a major disaster declaration from the Federal Government, and both Texas and Louisiana declared emergencies in impacted counties.

Benevity Launches Free Resources to Help Companies “Move the Needle” on Vaccination Efforts

Curated “activation toolkit” includes pre-packaged giving and volunteering content to support vetted nonprofits with vaccine rollout
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CALGARY, Alberta, March 10, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Benevity, Inc., the leading provider of global corporate purpose software, today announced the availability of a free activation toolkit that companies can use to engage their people and communities in supporting the U.S. COVID-19 vaccination effort. The kits, which are typically exclusive for Benevity client companies, include plug-and-play content that helps their people discover and support big awareness days and environmental and social crises.

New Research From CECP: Value Volunteering Is Out

By Carmen Perez, Senior Director, Data Insights, CECP
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When I was 16 years old, I had a 1989 Honda Accord two-door hatchback and was ready to roll through the streets of my Wisconsin hometown. Where was I headed? To the local domestic violence shelter to offer free babysitting while moms went to a weekly support group. Back then, I just wanted to do something good with my summer and I’d heard of this place Bolton Refuge House.

Rockwell Automation Tools Power Roller Coasters Like Valravn at Cedar Point

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Did you ever wonder how a roller coaster works? The answer is revealed in this video which shares the “magic” behind the technology powering Valravn roller coaster at Cedar Point Amusement Park in Sandusky, Ohio.

As part of the “It’s Not Magic, It’s Science” series, STEM influencer Jay Flores explains how sensors connected to Rockwell’s Programmable Logic Controller work together to help the vehicle purposefully navigate the ride’s track quickly and safely.

Over 100 Charities Condemn Brutal Cuts in UK Aid to Yemen

The open letter warned the cuts could “destroy” the UK’s global reputation for compassion.
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Why Global Citizens Should Care

The UN’s Global Goals aim to end extreme poverty and its root causes by 2030. But in Yemen, a civil war has decimated health systems, provoked widespread hunger, and killed almost 250,000 people. It’s a conflict that requires immediate aid. Yet the UK has cut assistance by half — and looks set to slash even more support to the world’s most unstable crises in the coming weeks and months. Join our movement to take action to raise your voice for aid and help achieve the Global Goals.

 

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Why Global Citizens Should Care

The UN’s Global Goals aim to end extreme poverty and its root causes by 2030. But in Yemen, a civil war has decimated health systems, provoked widespread hunger, and killed almost 250,000 people. It’s a conflict that requires immediate aid. Yet the UK has cut assistance by half — and looks set to slash even more support to the world’s most unstable crises in the coming weeks and months. Join our movement to take action to raise your voice for aid and help achieve the Global Goals.

 

Rockwell Automation Employees Support United Way Program to Help Displaced Families Feel at Home

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Fifty Rockwell Automation employees from the company’s Milwaukee and Mequon campuses volunteered to assemble more than 500 laundry and linen kits this week. The kits will be distributed to individuals experiencing homelessness and those moving to more permanent housing as part of the United Way of Greater Milwaukee and Waukesha County’s Safe and Stable Homes initiative.

La TD publie son Rapport sur les enjeux environnementaux, sociaux et de gouvernance 2020 et son Rapport sur La promesse TD Prêts à agir 2020

Ces rapports décrivent la façon dont la TD a accéléré ses efforts et étendu son influence positive dans une année marquée par d’importants changements et d’importantes perturbations.
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TORONTO and CHERRY HILL, N.J., 5 mars 2021 /3BL Media/  – Dans un monde perturbé par la COVID-19, la TD a directement contribué à des changements positifs et au progrès sociétal en vue de favoriser un meilleur avenir, plus durable et inclusif.

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