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Driving Social Impact for the Long Term

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As 2018 comes to a close, it offers an opportunity to reflect on the past year and how we can continue to help close some of the opportunity gaps that persist in our society.

Core to our values as a company is investing in causes for the long term to make a tangible and meaningful impact. Today, we are proud to share some significant milestone moments that have had a positive change on our communities.

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NH Liquor Commission & Jack Daniel’s Emphasizing Responsibility During the Holiday Season

Award-winning Live Free & Host Responsibly campaign features tips for entertaining responsibly, as well as holiday-inspired cocktail and alcohol-free drink recipes
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CONCORD, N.H. December 20, 2018 /3BL Media/– The New Hampshire Liquor Commission (NHLC) and Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey are reminding the public to serve and consume alcohol responsibly this holiday season through their award-winning Live Free & Host Responsibly campaign. The innovative and interactive campaign offers holiday-themed food and drink recipes, tips for responsible entertaining and videos on the responsibility-focused webpage: www.LiquorandWineOutlets.com/responsibility.

CyberGrants Employees Collect Over 1,200 Pairs of Pajamas for Local Families in Need!

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Our annual Pajama Drive reached new heights this year with the help of CyberGrants new Viral Engagement features. This is the fourth consecutive year we've collected pajamas to donate to families in need, but the first year we've been able to use our Viral Engagement features to generate even more excitement among our employees about our effort. A live leaderboard intensified our usual friendly competition and the activity feed allowed employees to be more engaged by sharing photos and team updates. 

Global Reporting Initiative Paves the Way for More Transparency Around Corporate Tax Practices

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December 21, 2018 /3BL Media/ Tax and payments to governments are one of the most important sources of income for governments and play a vital role in enabling the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. It is through tax and payments to governments that companies, big and small, contribute to society. 

Sands Cares Joyce Siew Leads Corporate Social Responsibility Program in Singapore

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Sands Cares, the corporate giving and community engagement program of Las Vegas Sands, is dedicated to being a good corporate citizen, committed to its people, communities in which it operates and the planet.   In each region, Sands Cares has Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) leads that manage the program and execute initiatives unique to each region.  Born and raised in Singapore, Joyce Siew graduated with a degree in English and Sociology and began her career in various communications related roles in

‘Tis the Season! We’re Making a Sustainability Impact on Our World, so You Can Too

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We always hear that sustainability is about preserving the world for the future generations, but do those generations understand how we are doing this? We know that our actions have a strong impact on our planet and on future generations. We have the responsibility to focus on making a better world for us and our children, while taking meaningful commitments, and Schneider Electric is committed to spread this message worldwide.

Corporations Could Be the Best Weapon in Combating Climate Change

An essay by Nicola Peill-Moelter (Caltech PhD ’97), Director of Sustainability Innovation at VMware.
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There is a popular, long-held notion that business and the environment are at odds. That conservation is a fight against capitalism and its rabid thirst for profits is at the expense of the environment. That commerce is an unstoppable force that must be reined in for the sake of the future of the planet.

As a lifelong environmentalist, I get that. 

Shire’s Partnership with SeriousFun Children’s Network Enabled Nearly 1,000 Children with Serious Illnesses to Attend Life-Changing Camps

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SeriousFun Children’s Network, founded by actor and philanthropist Paul Newman, provides fun, life-changing camp experiences to children living with serious illnesses and their families throughout the world—totally free of charge. These medically safe, inclusive experiences allow campers to connect with peers and build confidence, empowering them to value the possibility and potential of their lives beyond camp—and beyond their illnesses.

Young Innovators ‘Rise to the Challenge’

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Whirlpool Corporation’s 2018 High School Innovation Challenge came to a conclusion on Friday, Dec. 14 when an employee panel awarded the final prizes to four teams of area high schoolers. The challenge began in September with 147 students on 31 teams from five area high schools and was narrowed down to 10 teams in November. Those 10 finalists displayed their innovative creations in a series of Idea Fair booths and alternated presenting them before the panel at the company’s Riverview Campus in Benton Harbor.

Teaching New Skills & Embracing Talent from Everywhere Fuels Growth in a Rapidly Changing Digital Economy

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Today, more than ever, we hear about issues related to the workforce and the age of a digital economy: from talent shortages and immigration to skills gaps and economic inequality to job creation and inclusion. On their own, these are big issues to solve for, but together they represent both opportunities and challenges for Cisco, our customers, and our partners.

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