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VIDEO | Barclays Citizenship Awards: Digital Eagles US Team Promotes Digital Fluency in the Next Generation

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To promote digital fluency in the next generation, the Digital Eagles US team successfully co-ordinated and ran monthly coding sessions for students at schools across New York and New Jersey. The team have organised multiple Code Playground events, many of which have targeted low income schools. The sessions teach children the basics of programming using the Scratch language which interfaces to code a video game. The team recruit Barclays volunteers and host training sessions for them.

New Report Provides Insights on Responsible Sourcing in Automotive and Electronics Industries

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BRUSSELS and ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 12, 2018  /3BL Media/ – Drive Sustainability and the Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI) today announced the release of a new study examining responsible sourcing of materials in the automotive and electronics industries. The report, Material Change, was commissioned by Drive Sustainability and the Responsible Minerals Initiative and completed by The Dragonfly Initiative (TDI).

Astellas Employees Celebrate Pride Month in Support of the LGBTQ Community

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Approximately 100 employees, family members and friends came out to represent Astellas in Chicago's annual LGBTQ Pride Parade on Sunday, June 24. This was the company’s ninth consecutive year of participation in the event.

Consumers Energy Employee Receives American Gas Association Award for Saving Life of Accident Victim

Five Consumers Energy Employees Nominated for Lifesaving Actions
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JACKSON, Mich., July 11, 2018 /3BL Media/ – A Consumers Energy employee from Clio is the recipient of the 2018 American Gas Association Meritorious Service Award for his lifesaving efforts to assist a woman involved in a serious car accident.

Video: Investing in Sustainable Development Goals Pays Off

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The UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) give companies and investors a unique chance to create a better world. In this video, we ask prominent members from the investor world why the SDGs matter when it comes to making investment decisions.

Click here to read more about GRI’s work with the capital markets.

CVS Health Recognized as a "Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion"

Company receives perfect score on the 2018 Disability Equality Index
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WOONSOCKET, R.I., July 10, 2018 /3BL Media/ - In recognition of the company's commitment to prioritizing the inclusion of individuals with disabilities in the workplace, CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today announced it has been named a "Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion" on the annual Disability Equality Index (DEI). The company received a perfect score of 100 for the second year in a row.

PRI and Ceres Expand Sustainable Forest Initiative to Include Dialogue with Companies in the Soy Value Chain

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The PRI and sustainability nonprofit organization Ceres today announced that their collaborative effort to address tropical deforestation, the Investor Initiative for Sustainable Forests, has expanded to include engagement with companies exposed to deforestation risks linked to soy production in South America. 

The Initiative will support and coordinate investor’s engagement with companies to eliminate deforestation from their soybean supply chains within South America.

How Booz Allen Interns Are Improving Federal Disaster Response with Blockchain and Other Technologies

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Flashlight? First aid kit? Water? Check. When disaster strikes, federal disaster response agencies encourage us to be prepared with these and other basic emergency supplies. However, there’s much more to emergency preparedness than meets the eye. Before, during, and after a hurricane, tornado, flood, or wildfire, federal agencies must be able to quickly and effectively respond to, and communicate with, those in harm’s way.

Bechtel Volunteers with Engineers Without Borders Successfully Finish Drinking Water Project

by Lexi Corral, Corporate and Public Affairs Representative for Bechtel's Nuclear, Security and Environmental business
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Bechtel colleagues, working with the Northern Virginia Professional Chapter of Engineers without Borders-USA, have completed a project in the U.S. state of South Dakota that will help a disadvantaged community finally tackle a problem that’s forced them to truck in bottled water for years.

The need for clean water

The JetBlue Foundation and Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals (OBAP) to Introduce Nearly 200 Students to Careers in Aviation

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-- OBAP and The JetBlue Foundation to Host Hands-On Aviation Career Education (ACE) Academy Initiatives in JetBlue’s Six Focus Cities --

-- As Part of the Ongoing #100x35JetBlue Recovery Efforts in the Caribbean, JetBlue and OBAP to Bring the Program to San Juan, Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands --

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-- OBAP and The JetBlue Foundation to Host Hands-On Aviation Career Education (ACE) Academy Initiatives in JetBlue’s Six Focus Cities --

-- As Part of the Ongoing #100x35JetBlue Recovery Efforts in the Caribbean, JetBlue and OBAP to Bring the Program to San Juan, Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands --

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