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The Pittsburgh Pirates and Philadelphia Phillies Speak Out About Gender Violence Through Partnership with PCADV

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The Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence (PCADV) has attained remarkable achievements in promoting safety and justice for victims of domestic violence in Pennsylvania and across the country in its 33 year history. Part of that success is thanks to partnerships they’ve formed with organizations like Pennsylvania’s Major League Baseball teams - the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Philadelphia Phillies.

Rebuilding Together, Lowe’s to 'Rebuild-A-Block' in Communities Throughout the Country

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Rebuilding Together, a leading national non-profit rebuilding communities in need across the country, will partner with Lowe's to launch its Rebuild-a-Block program and restore homes and neighborhood service centers in Tampa, Fla., Henderson, Nev. and Fayetteville, N.C. 

Lowe's Heroes employee volunteers to rebuild homes, community centers for residents in need
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Rebuilding Together, a leading national non-profit rebuilding communities in need across the country, will partner with Lowe's to launch its Rebuild-a-Block program and restore homes and neighborhood service centers in Tampa, Fla., Henderson, Nev. and Fayetteville, N.C. 

Pentair Releases 2016 Corporate Responsibility Report

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LONDON, April 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Pentair, a global company dedicated to building a safer, more sustainable world, announces the release of its 2016 Corporate Responsibility (CR) Report.

“Pentair is a company built on a strong foundation of Win Right values, which grounds our role as a responsible corporate citizen,” said Randall J. Hogan, Pentair Chairman and CEO. “In 2016, we renewed and continued to formalize our commitment to citizenship and sustainability, and this report is an important step in sharing our progress with our stakeholders.”

AkzoNobel to Restore Five Artworks in Brazil Ahead of 2017 Architecture Award

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Located in four cities in the State of São Paulo – Santo André, Santos, Guarulhos and São Paulo itself – the pieces are famous for their bright and energizing colors and will now be restored to the artist’s original vision.

The launch of the project coincides with a call for entries for the prestigious Instituto Tomie Ohtake AkzoNobel Architecture Award, which is now in its fourth year. Open to Brazilian architects – or foreign architects who have lived in Brazil for at least two years – the competition is designed to showcase Brazilian architecture in its most varied contexts.

Automation: How Business Can Lead a Sustainable Transition

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Automation will profoundly alter the future of work and society, as a great deal of recent research and projections on its impacts have shown. Some have predicted automation will lead to a gloomy future of permanent high unemployment, while others have touted many potential benefits around health, safety, and the environment. Yet, automation also poses a practical challenge for today’s business leaders, who must tackle how to take advantage of the productivity and innovation opportunities presented by automation technologies while also ensuring a smooth workforce transition.

Dr Pepper Snapple Group and Keep America Beautiful Award 41 Grants to Improve Recycling in Public Parks

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STAMFORD, Conn., April 12, 2017 /3BL Media/ – As Americans head to their favorite public park, beach or playground this spring, many will find new recycling bins helping keep those treasured spaces clean  thanks in part to a significant grant by Dr Pepper Snapple Group (NYSE: DPS) in partnership with national nonprofit Keep America Beautiful.
        

Las Vegas Sands Team Members in Las Vegas Participate in Spring Walking Challenge

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During the month of April, Team Members at The Venetian, The Palazzo and Sands Expo Center in Las Vegas have the opportunity to participate in the Sands ECO360 “Spring Step Up Challenge” to promote more daily walking, as well as to raise awareness about energy conservation and carbon footprint reduction. The voluntary, 4-week walking challenge is open to everyone at the Las Vegas properties and is being led by property President and COO, George Markantonis, who impressively logged over 76,000 steps during the first week of the challenge.

FedEx Announces the Launch of the 2017 Global Citizenship Report

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The 2017 Global Citizenship Report (GCR) is now available at csr.fedex.com. The report showcases how FedEx connects people, businesses and communities in ways that advance social and economic progress and environmental sustainability.

Our Commitment to Sustainability

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Sustainability means everything to ConsumersEnergy. It is our approach to business. The philosophy extends beyond their energy mix, power generation and distribution. It’s their way of life, and it’s evident in everything they do—from hiring and training their people, to caring for families and communities. From helping businesses succeed to protecting their environment. They are deeply committed to creating a sustainable future for generations to come.

To Higher Education... And Beyond!

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The Women LEAD scholarship program is something close to my heart. Serving as a Junior League member on the Women LEAD project committee this year, I had the opportunity to work closely on this transformational program. Through the year, I gained admiration for the enthusiasm and passion demonstrated by students who have overcome unspeakable adversity, as they shared their dreams of attending colleges like Texas A&M, UNT and my alma-mater, UT Austin. The girls were giddy as they shared what careers they wanted to pursue, from medicine and engineering to law and more.

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