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EcoRise Teams Up with MetLife Foundation to Bring Eco-Literacy Program to New Jersey Classrooms

Students will become sustainability change-makers through curricula, educator training, and a Student Innovation Fund.
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NEW JERSEY, February 11, 2020 /3BL Media/ — EcoRise, the school-based nonprofit organization inspiring a new generation of leaders to design a sustainable future for all, and MetLife Foundation have joined forces to deliver a new education program to 20 New Jersey educators at no cost to teachers, schools, or school districts. The Sustainable Intelligence Program includes leading-edge sustainability curricula, professional development for educators, and access to classroom micro-grants for student-driven sustainability projects.

Who Do You Trust? It Might Depend on Your Generation

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In a collection of essays called Trust, Inc., business school professors James M. Kouzes and Barry Z. Posner write: “The truth is that trust rules. Trust rules relationships. Trust rules your influence. Trust rules you team’s cohesiveness. Trust rules innovativeness. Trust rules brand image. Trust rules financial stability. Trust rules performance. Trust rules just about everything you do.”

Adobe Partners With Teach for America to Bring Creativity to Classrooms

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February 7, 2020 /3BL Media/ At Adobe we believe that everyone is creative. Creativity is not exclusive or a special gift endowed only upon a lucky few. It belongs to everyone; it’s everywhere, and ultimately, creativity is what connects us all. It doesn’t just open doors. It opens worlds. It transcends borders and lowers barriers, crosses divides and dimensions.

With the explosion of devices, apps, and new media platforms, there never has been more creativity brought to the world than today, and we are in the golden age of creativity.

Impact Makers: Xcel Energy Foundation

Creating Process Efficiencies to Fuel Greater Impact for Local Communities
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The Xcel Energy Foundation oversees all charitable activities and sponsors the volunteer programs of Xcel Energy and its subsidiaries. Xcel Energy is a utility holding company based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, serving more than 3.3 million electric customers and 1.8 million natural gas customers in Minnesota, Michigan, Wisconsin, North Dakota, South Dakota, Colorado, Texas and New Mexico. 

Subaru of America Helps Find Homes for Pets in Need at 2020 Chicago Auto Show

Automaker Hosts Pet Adoption Events with Partner Shelters in Greater Chicago Area
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CAMDEN, N.J. – February 6, 2020 – Subaru of America, Inc. today announced it will continue its mission to unite pets with loving homes by hosting adoption events during the 2020 Chicago Auto Show. From February 8 – 17, attendees are invited to the Subaru exhibit inside the McCormick Place Convention Center to interact with shelter pets in their community and potentially adopt and take one home. 

Protein Saves the Day

When disaster strikes, Hormel Foods and Convoy of Hope fuel a marathon response effort
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By Claire Stremple

Jaime Garcia was at home with his daughter when Hurricane Harvey hit — and kept hitting for four days straight in August 2017.

“It was an eerie feeling,” he said, “knowing that a monster, a Category 4 storm, is going to consume your city.”

Chris Long’s Hometown H2O and Xylem Restore Water to Family in Need

Donation of new water well first for program partnership
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SUFFOLK, Va., Feb. 5, 2020 /3BL Media/ – A rural Virginia family displaced from their home after their water well failed are receiving the gift of clean water today, marking the first project of Hometown H2O, a domestic water program aimed at bringing education and access to clean and sustainable water to people and communities in need across the United States.

Harvard Business Review: How Global Leaders Should Think About Solving Our Biggest Problems

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The corporate social conscience was on display last month in Davos, Switzerland, where global leaders from business, government, and civil society were assembled for the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum. Hundreds of millions of dollars were  committed to public-private partnerships that address the world’s most urgent challenges: climate change, poverty, chronic disease, illiteracy, plastic waste in the oceans, and much more.

The Makers of HORMEL® NATURAL CHOICE® Deli Meats Announce Partnership with Feeding America to Donate 1.5 Million Meals*

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AUSTIN, Minn., February 5. 2020 /3BL Media/ - The makers of Hormel® Natural Choice® products announced today a partnership with Feeding America to donate 1.5 million meals* to help feed the more than 37 million Americans struggling with hunger.

This year-long donation program will help ensure that food-insecure people and communities throughout the United States will have access to nutritious food.

Foundation Awards 24 National Neighborhood Promise® Grants for 2020

Republic Services Charitable Foundation partners with local nonprofits to support critical neighborhood revitalization projects
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PHOENIX, February 4, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- The Republic Services Charitable Foundation announced today that it has awarded 24 National Neighborhood Promise® grants for 2020, which will fund neighborhood revitalization projects around the country in areas where Republic Services customers and employees live and work. Projects include renovations to local schools and community centers that provide healthy and safe spaces for youth, home repairs for veterans and seniors, and beautification efforts including landscaping and garden beds in public spaces.

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