Twenty people are forcibly displaced every minute as a result of conflict or persecution. This adds up to 65.6 million people around the world, 22.5 million of whom are refugees – a person forced from their country to escape war, persecution, or a natural disaster. Unfortunately, these stateless wanderers are not always met with open arms. Many are denied a nationality and access to basic rights when the countries they flee to struggle to cope with the influx.
Donation builds on company’s 18-year support of Nationwide Children’s; Sibling Clubhouse to be renamed ‘Alliance Data Sibling Clubhouse’
COLUMBUS, Ohio, October 26, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Alliance Data Systems Corporation (NYSE: ADS) today announced its Columbus, Ohio-based card services business, a premier provider of branded private label, co-brand and business credit programs, presented a $1 million gift to Nationwide Children’s Hospital, building on the company’s nearly two decades of support for the healthcare institution.
RYE BROOK, N.Y., October 26, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Xylem announced plans to expand its support for the ongoing recovery and rebuilding efforts in Puerto Rico in the aftermath of the devastating effects of Hurricane Maria. The Company has pledged financial support, including matching employee contributions, as well as a new effort to bring clean water to several of the hardest hit areas of the island.
More than 50,000 Recycling Bins Expand Public Space Recycling Opportunities to 2.1 Million People
STAMFORD, Conn., October 26, 2017 /3BL Media/ - National nonprofit Keep America Beautiful and The Coca-Cola Foundation today announced the opening of the application period for the 2017 Coca-Cola Public Space Recycling Bin Grant Program. In its 11th year, the initiative is designed to expand access to recycling in public spaces in communities across America. Grant applications will be available online through Friday, Nov. 17, 2017. All interested parties can visit BinGrant.org to apply.
Walsh commended for her leadership role in Voya’s values-driven culture, which is anchored in strong ethics, governance, inclusion and customer focus
NEW YORK, October 26, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Trish Walsh, Chief Legal Officer (CLO) for Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA) has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute as one of the 2017 Attorneys Who Matter in the category of In-House Counsel. The annual designation highlights those who have made a significant difference in the field of ethics and compliance through their professional legal work and track record in public service.
How Hormel Foods is supporting cancer patients through nutrition
by Laura Fraser
Justin Fairfax used to be a roadie for rock bands – and a foodie. “I love to eat so much I almost became a chef,” he said. Then, a few years ago, he was diagnosed with cancer. While undergoing chemotherapy treatments, he suddenly had no interest in eating. “I hated food, which is unusual for me,” Fairfax said.
Cox Enterprises recognized for being a trailblazer in Atlanta’s sustainability efforts
ATLANTA, October 25, 2017 /3BL Media/ – District 2 Councilmember Kwanza Hall presented a proclamation at the Oct. 16 city council meeting in honor of Cox Conserves.
Launched in 2007 by Chairman Jim Kennedy, Cox Conserves is Cox Enterprises’ national sustainability program. It focuses on reducing waste, energy consumption and conserving water while encouraging employees and their families to engage in eco-friendly practices.
When Rania Llewellyn graduated with an undergraduate degree from Saint Mary’s University in Halifax, she faced a challenge many newcomers to Canada had faced before her; she was a well-educated immigrant who couldn’t find a job.
Born in Kuwait City to an Egyptian father and Jordanian mother, Rania had grown up in Kuwait and Egypt, completing the first two years of her commerce degree at the American University in Cairo. But then the Gulf War erupted, and Rania’s parents decided to emigrate to Canada in 1992, where she completed her degree.