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Home Safe Home: 7 Companies Standing #WithRefugees

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In recent years, the refugee crisis has expanded to unprecedented levels, with nearly 1 in 100 people worldwide displaced from their homes. Amidst a widespread perception of federal inaction, companies and NGOs have seen an increasing demand from consumers to step up and do their part to make a difference. In fact, more than two-thirds of consumers cited immigration as a top priority for companies to take the lead on.

Keep America Beautiful Brings Great American Cleanup to Hometown of Stamford, CT

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Keep America Beautiful, in collaboration with the East Side Partnership, lived up to its call-to-action to #cleanYOURblock by conducting a Great American Cleanup event on June 20 at a number of locations in Stamford, Connecticut, home of its national headquarters.

East Side Partnership, the driving force in promoting the transformation of Stamford's East Side for more than a decade, joined iconic national community improvement nonprofit Keep America Beautiful in cleaning up, greening up and beautifying various locations during the Stamford Great American Cleanup event.

Keep Phoenix Beautiful Launches Crowd Fundraiser for New Community Garden

Funds raised via crowdsourcing to be matched by Keep America Beautiful and Lowe’s
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PHOENIX, June 22, 2017 /3BL Media/ – A new garden is coming to life in Phoenix! Keep Phoenix Beautiful is launching a crowdsourcing campaign to raise $25,000 for their new Keep Phoenix Beautiful Community Garden. Funds raised will be matched dollar-for-dollar by Keep America Beautiful and Lowe’s, up to $25,000, bringing the potential total amount to invest in sustainable practices here in Central Phoenix and nationwide to $50,000. Donate now through July 31st at http://bit.ly/helpkpbgrow.

Ten Authentic Leadership Practices

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David MacLennan, Chairman and CEO of Cargill, shares his perspective on authentic leadership with Kevin Cashman for Forbes.

by Kevin Cashman
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David MacLennan, Chairman and CEO of Cargill, shares his perspective on authentic leadership with Kevin Cashman for Forbes.

Survey Finds Majority of World’s Leading Companies Will Maintain Climate Investments and Strategies, Despite Changing Policies in Washington

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A survey distributed in June by CECP: The CEO Force for Good to the largest global companies asked how corporate environmental strategy stacks up against current Federal and global agreements and regulations. Two-thirds of respondents indicated that their company already goes “beyond what’s required” and is committed to that path.

JetBlue's Technical Operations Team Builds Bikes for Kids in Foster Care

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Last month, JetBlue honored the memory of Charles E. Taylor, the father of aviation maintenance, with celebrations at its 11 maintenance facilities and New York City Support Center. In the second annual JetBlue For Good Bike Build, JetBlue’s Technical Operations and Corporate Social Responsibility teams partnered to build 275 bikes that were donated to children in the foster care system. JetBlue crewmembers are aiming to build and donate 500 bikes next year.

Points of Light Names Comcast NBCUniversal One of America's Most Community-Minded Companies

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For the fourth consecutive year, Comcast NBCUniversal has been named to “The Civic 50,” which recognizes the most community-minded companies in the nation, by Points of Light, the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service.

How to Start Your Career in Corporate Social Responsibility

by Jessica Pliska
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As Director of Corporate Social Responsibility at Viacom’s BET Networks, Nneka Norville has the kind of job many people dream of.  Every day she works to make a difference while building BET’s brand.  It’s a job that involves strategy, creativity, interpersonal skills and generosity. I spoke to Nneka to learn how people can model their careers on hers.

Jessica Pliska: Let’s start at the beginning. What is corporate social responsibility?

Ecolab Recognized as One of the 50 Most Community-Minded Companies in the United States

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ST. PAUL, Minn., June 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services that protect people and vital resources, was recognized by Points of Light, the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service, as one of the most community-minded companies in the U.S. The 2017 Civic 50 list, announced June 20, recognizes companies that use their time, skills and other resources to improve the quality of life in the communities where they operate. 

MGM Resorts International Named to The Civic 50 List as One of the Most Community-Minded Companies in the Country by Points of Light

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LAS VEGAS, June 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- MGM Resorts International was named to The Civic 50 list of America's most community-minded companies by Points of Light, the largest organization in the world dedicated to volunteer service.

The company was recognized as a result of its participation in an annual survey used to identify companies for their exemplary commitment and activities to improve the quality of life in the communities where they do business.

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