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Blackbaud Increases Corporate Volunteer Engagement with New AngelPoints Updates

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MicroEdge + Blackbaud is pleased to announce exciting new updates to its AngelPoints employee giving & volunteering technology solution that will help companies improve the way they engage their employees in volunteerism! Adding a social media feel to the platform that creates excitement and more directly connects volunteers with the impact they are having, employees can now upload and share photos from volunteer events to the AngelPoints VolunteerMe mobile volunteering app.

Additional new features include:

Volkswagen Intends to Almost Halve Environmental Impact of Production by 2025

Goals of the brand’s ongoing environmental program adjusted upwards
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Volkswagen intends to almost halve environmental impact of production by 2025

Ecocentricity Blog - Front One: Zero Waste

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Despite being inefficient, waste has permeated our lives. At a high level, I see a few reasons for that.

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Despite being inefficient, waste has permeated our lives. At a high level, I see a few reasons for that.

Consumers Energy Investing Nearly $440 Million to Enhance Safety, Reliability of Natural Gas System

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JACKSON, Mich., May 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Focusing on safety and reliability, Consumers Energy is spending nearly $440 million this year to modernize its natural gas system.

“At Consumers Energy, the safe, reliable delivery of natural gas is a top priority. We are committed to continually strengthening our natural gas system to benefit the 1.8 million homes and businesses we are proud to serve throughout Lower Michigan,” said Charles Crews, vice president of gas operations for Consumers Energy.

Arrow Electronics’ Employees and Partners Spruce Up Phoenix Ronald McDonald House

The Arrow team spent more than 200 labor-hours at the Phoenix RMHC facility making Easter baskets, assembling hygiene bags, folding sheets, sweeping up leaves, organizing storage closets and cleaning windows and rooms.
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In April, as part of Arrow Electronics’ annual Logistics & Operations Management Conference, 100 Arrow employees and 40 vendor partners spent an afternoon volunteering at Roanoke House, the oldest Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) facility in Phoenix, Arizona.

RMHC provides vital resources and compassionate care to children and their families being served by leading hospitals worldwide, thanks in part to the commitment of volunteers and the generosity of donors.

De Beers Group Gathers Business Leaders to Discuss a Legacy Boost for Community

Ways of bringing about positive changes to the host community of De Beers’ Venetia mine were on the agenda at a business breakfast.
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Around 40 business executives and representatives from the Musina Local Municipality and the Musina Youth in Business Forum gathered to identify tangible improvements that could strengthen the economy in the area.

In his keynote address at the event hosted by De Beers at Venetia mine’s Diamond Club, mine Assistant General Manager Hendrick Matjila focused on local procurement and developing a diversified economy.

How to Tell Your Corporate Philanthropy Story with Authenticity

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During Women’s History Month in March, the JetBlue Foundation (who, as luck would have it, is a Versaic client) hosted 75 girls between the ages of 8 and 12 to learn what it’s like to “Fly Like a Girl” at a hangar in New York’s JFK airport.

Business Lessons From a Grown-Up - Me?

Authored by Catherine Hernandez-Blades, Aflac Senior Vice President of Corporate Communications
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I didn’t realize I had officially achieved grown-up status until recently when I returned to my Alma mater, the University of Louisiana, Lafayette, to consult on a new strategic communications curriculum, meet with students and parents, and receive an award. The award had the word “distinguished” in it, and that was my first clue. They were clearly expecting an adult, and I would need to fill the role.

CBRE Group, Inc. Named to LinkedIn Top Companies List

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LOS ANGELES, May 23, 2017 /3BL Media/ - CBRE Group, Inc. announced that it has been named to LinkedIn’s Top Companies list for 2017.  At #18, CBRE is the top-ranked real estate services and investment firm on the list of the most sought-after companies for job seekers today.

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