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Consumers Energy Program Installed New Water Heater at Kalamazoo Gospel Mission

Consumers has helped 1,300 non-profits across Michigan save 1.5 million in energy costs since the program launched in 2013
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BY: Mike Krafcik

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) — Crews installed new hot water heaters at the Kalamazoo Gospel Mission thanks to Consumers Energy. The upgrades are part of a company-funded program to help non-profits save money on energy costs and Newschannel 3's Mike Krafcik reported on the program. The program received a Governor's Energy Excellence Award for its work in October. The goal of the program is to help non-profits, whom are often on tight budgets, to spend more money on their programs and less on their energy bills.

IBM Recognized by CECP: The CEO Force for Good

Largest corporate social engagement survey of 258 companies finds stable rates of corporate giving across the US
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In the largest, most robust, industry-leading and internationally-recognized research of corporate social engagement, CECP: The CEO Force for Good, in association with The Conference Board, found in their annual Giving in Numbers report that IBM is a leader in corporate social responsibility programs.

American Apparel Launches New Pencils of Promise Collection to Support Literacy in Developing Countries

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MONTREAL, November 14, 2017 /3BL Media/ - American Apparel has launched a capsule collection  of hoodies, t-shirts and bags in support of Pencils of Promise (POP) to fund the construction of schools and provide support for teachers in developing nations.

American Apparel Launches New Pencils of Promise Collection to Support Literacy in Developing Countries

Press Release

MONTREAL, November 14, 2017 /3BL Media/ - American Apparel has launched a capsule collection  of hoodies, t-shirts and bags in support of Pencils of Promise (POP) to fund the construction of schools and provide support for teachers in developing nations.

Salesforce.org, From Corporate Philanthropy to Social Enterprise

By Leon Kaye
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For 18 years, Salesforce.org has been central to the customer relationship management (CRM) and cloud computing giant’s culture. The company has long touted what it describes its technology as a powerful equalizer that provides access to data and knowledge to NGOs and educational institutions.

Hotel Industry Teams up With World Wildlife Fund and The Rockefeller Foundation to Reduce Food Waste

12-week pilot program results in 10 percent decrease in food waste
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NEW YORK, November 13, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Today, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA), with support from The Rockefeller Foundation, unveil results from a set of projects demonstrating innovative strategies aimed at reducing food waste in the hotel industry. Based on the results, WWF, AHLA, and The Rockefeller Foundation are releasing a toolkit with strategies to help hotel properties and brands meet measurable, time-bound goals to reduce food waste.

Sands Cares and Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth host Southern Nevada Youth Homelessness Summit at The Venetian

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Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth (NPHY) and Las Vegas Sands, with our continuous efforts to combat youth homelessness and dedication to being a good corporate citizen through our corporate giving program, Sands Cares, hosted the first annual Intersections: The 2017 Southern Nevada Youth Homelessness Summit, at The Venetian on Thursday, November 2.  The summit was held to accelerate community awareness of the youth homeless problem and kick-start a year-long planning process.  The plan is a community-wide master plan targeted at reducing the high incid

Whole Cities Foundation Awards 44 Community First Grants to Increase Healthy Food Access in Local Communities Across the U.S.

$220,000 invested in 40 cities spanning 26 states
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AUSTIN, Texas, November 13, 2017) – Today, Whole Cities Foundation, an independent nonprofit foundation established by Whole Foods Market, announced 44 new Community First Grant recipients. Now in its second year, the Community First Grant Program aims to support partnerships between Whole Foods Market Team Members and locally led, fresh food access projects.

El apoyo de Wells Fargo a los militares y veteranos supera los $100 millones

La compañía presenta su programa de educación financiera para abordar el nuevo Sistema de Jubilación Combinado del Departamento de Defensa
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SAN FRANCISCO, 9 de noviembre de 2017 /3BL Media/ -  En honor al Día de los Veteranos que se celebra el 11 de noviembre, Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) anunció que ha donado más de $100 millones desde 2012 para apoyar a militares, veteranos y sus familias mediante educación financiera, transición profesional e iniciativas de vivienda.

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