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JetBlue’s Soar with Reading Initiative Lands in Fort Lauderdale

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In an effort to battle “book deserts” and increase access to age appropriate books, JetBlue and Random House Children’s Books bring 100,000 free books to kids in south Florida.

Public to choose the next city to receive books in online #BookBattle
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In an effort to battle “book deserts” and increase access to age appropriate books, JetBlue and Random House Children’s Books bring 100,000 free books to kids in south Florida.

Arrow Electronics’ Highest Achievers Celebrate Success Through Giving

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Last month, 180 top-performing Arrow Electronics employees from around the world gathered with senior management for the company’s annual President’s Club meeting, which honors individual employees who made significant contributions to the company during the prior business year.

Barclays | In the World: The ‘Digital Eagle’

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In the first of our regular stories about Barclays colleagues helping their communities, Digital Eagle Shweta Walia explains why she joined a programme to train 2,100 Marie Curie nurses to use computer tablets, freeing them to spend more time caring for patients with a terminal illness.

A Letter from Sappi Limited's Global CEO Steve Binnie

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The success of our drive to adapt our business to the global megatrends that are reshaping the world around us is evident in our performance over the past year.

40 Crewmembers Earn College Degrees with JetBlue Scholars

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“JetBlue Scholars is proof that unbundling the higher education process works… Many started college years ago but couldn’t afford to finish. There are pilots, reservation agents, flight attendants, mechanics, and administrative staff participating in the program. The average Scholar is 42 and has been out of the classroom for over 20 years. They have tremendous work experience, but no degree.”

—Bonny Simi, Founder of JetBlue Scholars


Responsible Labor Initiative Launches to Promote Rights of Workers Vulnerable to Forced Labor

EICC Initiative Convenes Multiple Industries and Stakeholders to Transform Labor Market
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ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 26, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC), a nonprofit coalition of leading electronics companies dedicated to improving social, environmental and ethical conditions in their global supply chains, today announced the launch of its Responsible Labor Initiative to help companies address the root causes of forced labor. This initiative will extend the EICC’s existing world-class standards and programs to other industries, thereby accelerating change through collective influence and action.

Verizon Innovative Learning Brings New Tech Program to Girls in Rural Communities

Hands-On Workshops in Augmented Reality, 3D Design, Design Thinking and Entrepreneurship Aim to Empower, Prepare and Inspire Young Girls for the Careers of the Future
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BASKING RIDGE, N.J., June 27, 2017 /3BL Media/ – This summer, Verizon Innovative Learning launches its first program addressing the need for more girls, especially those in rural America, to be prepared for the science, technology, engineering and math careers of the future.

The three-week summer learning experience will be piloted at five community colleges in rural areas across Iowa, Virginia and Tennessee in partnership with the National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship (NACCE).

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.

Brands Taking Stands

U.S. companies are speaking out on divisive hot button issues
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By Tom Idle

“In this present crisis, government is not the solution to our problem; government is the problem.” This sentence in Ronald Reagan’s inaugural address of 1981, which poured ire on the notion of ‘big government,’ has stayed with many Americans to this day. In fact, almost 70 percent of people see government intervention (or otherwise) as the greatest threat to the nation, according to the latest Gallup poll on the subject, compared with just 26 percent who think it’s big business.

CSR Partnerships Prove a Powerful Force for Our Communities

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Sealed Air believes in the power of partnerships to drive and scale approaches to “create a better way for life.” For this reason, Sealed Air engages in a broad range of key partnerships with both small and large organizations that can affect meaningful change.

The company’s 2020 sustainability goals include a goal to help people around the world by addressing pressing needs in the communities where we and our customers operate.

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