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More than 800 Astellas Employees Volunteer for 16 Community Organizations as Part of Ninth Annual Changing Tomorrow Day

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NORTHBROOK, Ill., September 13, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- More than 800 Astellas employees joined together across four countries to help their communities and volunteer at 16 local nonprofit organizations. The effort is part of Changing Tomorrow Day (#ChangingTomorrow) – an Astellas employee initiative dedicated to building stronger communities by giving back. 

Leading the Way

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Responsibility, one of our five values, is at the core of everything we do. We are working with customers to create a more sustainable recycling model; developing new products and services that meet customers’ emerging recycling needs; engaging and empowering our employees to always do the right thing to minimize the impacts of all facets of our operations; and enabling our customers to make an even greater difference in their communities. Together, we are leading the way within our industry and receiving notable recognition for our sustainability achievements.

Visa Named to Dow Jones Sustainability Index

Visa recognized for sustainability leadership for second consecutive year
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Today, Visa announced it has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index (DJSI), one of the world’s leading indices recognizing corporate leaders in environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance. For the second consecutive year, the Index has recognized Visa as a leader in its sector for its commitments to and progress on corporate responsibility and sustainability.

CECP Continues to Advance Business as a Force for Good with Hire of New Senior Director of Strategy

Nandika Madgavkar joins nonprofit consultancy with special focus on business development, strengthening the coalition, and increasing impact
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NEW YORK, September 13, 2018 /3BL Media/ – CECP: The CEO Force for Good announced the addition of Nandika Madgavkar as Senior Director of Strategy, an integral part of CECP’s senior leadership team. As a CEO-led coalition of more than 200 of the world’s largest companies, CECP believes a company’s social strategy – how it engages with key stakeholders including employees, communities, investors, and customers – determines a company’s success. As a former leader of Metlife’s Corporate Responsibility efforts both in the U.S.

Bristol-Myers Squibb Named Top 10 Company for Diversity & Inclusion

In the 2018 Thomson Reuters’ Diversity & Inclusion Index
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We’re honored to be in the top 10 of Thomson Reuters’ 2018 Diversity & Inclusion (D&am

Global Climate Action Series: Cisco Announces Ambitious Product Power Efficiency Goal

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This blog was guest written by Darrel Stickler, Global Environmental Sustainability Lead, Cisco.

Today is the first day of the Global Climate Action Summit (GCAS) in San Francisco, just north of Cisco’s global headquarters. A low-carbon footprint event for Cisco to attend!  The theme of the summit is “Take Ambition to the Next Level.”

Returning to Work with Barclays’ Encore! Programme

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Before joining Barclays, Jo Aitken ran a sports organisation developing ambitious legacy initiatives in east London connected to the 2012 Olympics. In 2015, she took a year out to have a baby. One year turned into three, but Barclays’ Encore! programme – which helps people who have taken a career break to re-enter the workforce – allowed Jo to transition into a dynamic new role, as a Corporate Banking Relationship Director in Technology, Media and Telecoms. She tells us why the programme works.

Common Impact, Social Venture Partners Boston and Impact 2030 Announce First-of-its-Kind Skills-Based Day of Service for Boston

Skills for Cities Boston will unite corporate volunteers, local leaders and community nonprofits to help achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals
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BOSTON, September 13, 2018 /3BL Media/ — Common Impact, a nonprofit recognized as a national leader in skills-based volunteerism, Social Venture Partners Boston, an organization focused on engaged philanthropy, and Impact 2030, a collaborative initiative that seeks to advance the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals through corporate volunteerism are launching a new model for citywide impact through a day of skilled service.

Arrow Electronics and IBM Team Up to Support Call for Code to Promote Technological Solutions for Natural Disasters

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DENVER, Co., September 17, 2018 /3BL Media/ –  Arrow Electronics today announced that it is joining the Call for Code initiative with Founding Partner IBM, an effort designed to inspire new technology to address pressing social challenges. IBM’s five-year, $30 million USD commitment to the initiative is focusing its efforts this year on encouraging software developers around the world to create applications for natural disaster preparedness and relief.

Dold Foods Donates $40,000 to the Kansas Food Bank Expansion Project

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WICHITA, Kan., September 12, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Dold (Kan.) Foods, the local manufacturing facility owned by Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL), announced today that it has donated $40,000 to the Kansas Food Bank’s capital campaign to help fund its expansion project.

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