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‘A LINE IN THE SAND’ – Global Commitment to Eliminate Plastic Pollution at the Source

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A Global Commitment to eradicate plastic waste and pollution at the source has been signed by 250 organizations including many of the world’s largest packaging producers, brands, retailers and recyclers, as well as governments and NGOs.

A Virtual STEM Field Trip to Lockheed Martin’s Famous Skunk Works®

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High school students with an interest in science, technology, math and engineering (STEM) are invited on a virtual field trip to Lockheed Martin’s top-secret Skunk Works® next month. Students will meet “skunks” who are pioneering innovative technologies that are changing the future of flight and get a behind-the-scenes look at the exciting work a STEM career can offer.

FCA Foundation Donates $200,000 to Americares, First Response Team of America and Team Rubicon

FCA Foundation supports efforts to assist communities affected by natural disasters
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AUBURN HILLS, Mich., November 8, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The FCA Foundation, the charitable arm of North American automaker, FCA US LLC, today announced $200,000 in grants to three organizations, which are currently providing support to residents and communities affected by Hurricanes Florence and Michael.
 
The FCA Foundation has provided grants to support the ongoing efforts of the following organizations:
 

VIDEO | Believe in a Cure with Mohawk Group's Specify for a Cure Program

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Mohawk Group and Durkan are committed to the fight against breast cancer and as a long-term partner of Susan G. Komen®, we are helping to make a difference through our corporate donation program, Specify for a Cure®. You can help too: When you specify eligible products within our program, we will make a donation on your behalf to Susan G. Komen.

Strengthening GRI’s Leadership: New Members Join GRI’s Board

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AMSTERDAM, November 8, 2018 /3BL Media/ – GRI is pleased to announce that Ms. Bekeme Masade-Olowola, Mr. Jack Ehnes, and Dr. Jianzhong Lu, will join the GRI Board of Directors for a first 3-year term on 1 January 2019. 

Xylem Employees Build and Install 18 Benches for Turkey Creek Nature Preserve’s Outdoor Classroom

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Last Saturday, Xylem employees concluded a year-long project with a local nonprofit in Pinson, AL, where they built and installed 18 benches and created an outdoor classroom for students to learn and engage with nature. The organization—Turkey Creek Nature Preserve—provides educational programming for thousands of students each year. The programs focus on science, history, and social sciences that meet STEM and the Alabama State Department of Education College and Career-Ready Standards.

Places That Matter: Cleveland, Tennessee

Cleveland, Tennessee — “The Little Plant That Could”
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Whirlpool Corporation’s current plant in Cleveland, Tennessee — which is also the company’s newest — is the largest employer in the county, producing a variety of cooking appliances for multiple brands. The facility was built just a short drive from the former plant location that operated in the area for decades under a variety of brand names before finally becoming a Whirlpool manufacturing facility after the acquisition of Maytag Corporation in 2006.

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McCormick for Chefs Named Sysco’s 2018 Corporate Social Responsibility Supplier of the Year

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Each year, Sysco recognizes our suppliers for their commitment, support and partnership through the Supplier Excellence Awards. Congratulations to McCormick for Chefs - named Sysco’s 2018 Corporate Social Responsibility Supplier of the Year! Sysco is proud to share our brand with McCormick for over 20 years!

Employee Activism Movement Started by Google Employees

by John Howell, Editorial Director & VP of Content, 3BL Media
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When I began this newsletter exactly one year ago, the inspiration came from the increasing CEO activism I saw taking place throughout the business community. I had been reporting for 3BL Media on this movement since its beginnings, in 2014, when Apple’s Tim Cook and Starbucks’ Howard Schultz spoke out on gay rights and race, respectively. From their positions at the top of highly profitable companies with large, loyal consumer bases, I thought their statements bold and welcome, although privileged and perhaps unique.
 

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