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VMware Named to the 2017 Fortune Future 50 List

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VMware is pleased to announce that the company has been named to the first ever Fortune Future 50 list. VMware ranked no. 6 in the Leaders category (companies with a market value above $20 billion).

Companies on this list are ranked on a multitude of factors, including their external market potential and internal capability-based lens. Rankings are based on the following five core beliefs:

How Is Cisco Celebrating Pro Bono Week?

by Austin Belisle
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Whether you’re an engineer or a project manager, you have skills that make you uniquely qualified to work at Cisco, from networking expertise to technology know-how. You use them every day, but they’re skills we can apply outside of the office to make a positive impact on people, society, and the planet.

General Mills Works to Make the Cocoa Sector More Sustainable

by Gina-Marie Cheeseman
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The cocoa industry has a dirty secret. Child labor is way too common in West Africa. Over 70 percent of the global cocoa supply comes from two West African countries: the Ivory Coast and Ghana. Farmers supplying companies with the chocolate they use in their products receive little for the cocoa. That means they are unable to hire laborers to harvest the crop, and child labor is widely used as a result. A Tulane University report found that in 2013 and 2014, 2.26 million children in Ghana and the Ivory Coast worked in cocoa production.

Disaster Relief Solutions for the Long Run

How workplace giving and grants can mobilize help
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The series of storms that rocked Southeast Asia, the Caribbean and the southern United States has now passed, and the earthquakes in Mexico appear to have subsided. As residents slowly move back home, we at Benevity have been touched by the response of our clients and their employees. Together, they have raised almost $20 million (and counting) in response to the hurricanes through hundreds of dedicated fundraising campaigns. And they’re coming together again to support people affected by the wildfires that devastated California.

America’s Charities Releases Groundbreaking Report: “Snapshot 2017: What Us Employees Think About Workplace Giving, Volunteering, and CSR”

New study details workers’ expectations; Helps employee engagement leaders shape more successful programs and nonprofits better cultivate employee donors
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WASHINGTON, D.C., October 24, 2017 /3BL Media/  America’s Charities, which inspires employees and organizations to support causes they care about, today launched their new groundbreaking report, Snapshot 2017: What US Employees Think about Workplace Giving, Volunteering, and CSR.

Nestlé Seen as ‘Global Leader’ in Tackling Climate Change

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Nestlé has been recognized as a global leader for its response to climate change, again earning a place in the annual CDP Climate A List.

Nestlé is among just 5 percent of participating companies to be featured on the 2017 Climate A List, compiled by global non-for-profit charity CDP. This is in recognition of action taken in the last year to cut emissions, mitigate climate risks and develop the low-carbon economy.

Climate change leadership is part of Nestlé’s purpose of enhancing quality of life and contributing to a healthier future.

UN Migration Agency and Responsible Business Alliance Sign Agreement to Combat Forced Labor and Exploitation

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GENEVA and ALEXANDRIA, Va., October 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ - IOM, the UN Migration Agency and the Responsible Business Alliance (RBA), formerly the Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on October 17 to boost cooperation, promote ethical recruitment and protect the rights of migrant workers.

Sanofi’s Commitment to Diversity, Inclusion and Community Continues With the Third Annual Sanofi in Our Communities Event

Over $700,000 donated to New Jersey non-profit organizations
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BRIDGEWATER, NJ, October 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Building on a commitment to Diversity, Inclusion, and Community, Sanofi held its third annual Sanofi in Our Communities, Celebrating Diversity event, demonstrating the company’s support for local Corporate Social Responsibility. As announced at the event, over $700,000 has been awarded in 2017 to select New Jersey-based non-profit organizations focused on enhancing the quality of life in the Garden Sate.

Tetra Tech Congratulates Its Leadership Academy Graduating Class of 2017

Preparing another set of high-achieving technical leaders to provide our clients with innovative solutions
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On October 7, 2017, Tetra Tech’s Leadership Academy Class of 2017 successfully completed the company’s annual corporate professional development program. The Leadership Academy prepares project managers to become outstanding business leaders to better serve their clients.

Arbor Day Foundation Draws Industry Leaders at Partners in Community Forestry Conference in the Wake of Natural Disasters

Forestry experts around the world gather for two days of learning and problem solving
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LINCOLN, Neb., November 9, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The Arbor Day Foundation will hold the 2017 Partners in Community Forestry Conference in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on November 15–16. The conference is one of the largest urban forestry gatherings of its kind and attracts leading experts from around the world to share the latest practices and lessons in city forest management and citizen engagement.  

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