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Video: CEO Spotlight - The Case for Fair Trade

New video highlights businesses' commitment to fair trade
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Since Fair Trade USA's launch in 1998, more than 1,250 companies have committed to a world-changing way of doing business through Fair Trade.

Duke Energy Signs on to Congressional HBCU Partnership Challenge

First energy company to join bipartisan effort to promote corporate engagement with historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs)
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CHARLOTTE, N.C, October 23, 2018 /3BL Media/. -- Duke Energy today became the first energy company to sign up for the Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Partnership Challenge created by the Bipartisan HBCU Caucus.

Congresswoman Alma S. Adams (D-NC) and Congressman Bradley Byrne (R-AL), co-chairs of the Bipartisan HBCU Caucus, launched the HBCU Partnership Challenge to promote greater engagement and support from private companies with HBCUs. Duke Energy is among 13 other companies, including Intel, Lyft, Amazon and GM Financial, to take the challenge.

Nestlé Purina is Working to Build a More Disability-Friendly Workplace and Community

By taking simple steps, we’re developing an environment where everyone can thrive
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By Laura Lee, Senior Manager of Digital Communications, Nestlé Purina

Duke Energy Foundation Awards Indiana Nonprofits $315,000 in Community Impact Grants

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PLAINFIELD, Ind., October 22, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- Twenty-one Indiana nonprofit organizations are receiving $315,000 in Duke Energy Foundation grants to make a difference in their communities. Their projects range from a holiday food drive for the needy in Howard County to Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra concerts for elementary students from around the state.

National Ski Patrol and Subaru Renew Partnership

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Lakewood, Colo., October 22, 2018 /3BL Media/ — The National Ski Patrol (NSP) and Subaru of America, Inc. (SOA) have renewed their partnership for another two years.

"We are very excited to renew this partnership between the National Ski Patrol and Subaru," said NSP Executive Director Meegan Moszynski. "Ski patrollers are ambassadors of safety on their mountains, and Subaru builds the safest cars on the market. Their all-wheel drive capability helps ensure that patrollers can get to their mountains in any road condition."

2018 Youth Homelessness Summit | Faces of Collaboration: Tai

On November 2, the Las Vegas community will come together at the 2nd Annual Youth Homelessness Summit
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The Las Vegas community joins together on November 2 at the 2nd Annual Youth Homelessness Summit in Las Vegas, a collaboration between Las Vegas Sands and the Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth. 

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VIDEO | Consider a Career With a Little "Energy"

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Last week, Consumers Energy and DTE Energy collaborated together to expose students in West Michigan to careers in the energy industry. 

Click here to watch the video on WoodTV.com.

Dow, Keep America Beautiful to Award Up to Another $100,000 in Hefty® EnergyBag® Grants in 2019

Application for grants, which will help communities establish local waste recovery programs, open through Jan. 31, 2019
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STAMFORD, Conn., October 22, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The Dow Chemical Company is again teaming up with national nonprofit and long-standing collaborator Keep America Beautiful to award up to $100,000 in grants for organizations to establish Hefty® EnergyBag® programs in their communities.

New Resource: Pro Bono As a People Strategy

How companies can create shared value between CSR and HR
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Taproot has long made the case that a strong corporate pro bono program is a triple win—nonprofits receive the support they need, companies build deeper relationships with their communities, and employees have the opportunity to apply their skills in new and meaningful ways. While a good deal of evidence supports pro bono as a powerful social impact strategy, practitioners often struggle to articulate the business case for pro bono.

Pro Bono Perspectives Podcast: Episode 6 - Rachel Hutchisson, Blackbaud

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We are thrilled to welcome Rachel Hutchisson, Vice President of Corporate Citizenship and Philanthropy at Blackbaud to Pro Bono Perspectives. In her day to day role, Rachel is responsible for global corporate social responsibility, leading the company’s 3,300 associates in efforts to serve and give professionally and personally. She is committed to the core philosophy that “good is for everyone,” championing positive change and inspiring individuals to integrate service into their development.

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