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Cutting Through the Haze of Business and Human Rights in India

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Arriving in Delhi by night doesn’t give you a true sense of the city’s vastness. The low hum of hundreds of taxis whizzing around the airport terminal and the dirt kicked up from the wheels of 11:00 p.m. traffic blur the senses. But when morning came, and I saw the prim, gleaming hotels and office buildings of Gurgaon rise from a sprawling landscape of poverty and poke through the hazy, brown-grey horizon line, a clearer picture of India emerged.

Arrow Electronics Employees Cycle for a Good Cause

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Arrow Electronics employees in Austria recently participated in a 24-hour cycling marathon to raise money for “Sozialverein B37,” a nonprofit organization in the Austrian city of Linz that helps the local homeless community.

Two teams of four Arrow riders were joined by Austrian long-distance runner Günther Weidlinger, who, at Arrow's invitation, was eager to swap his running shoes for cycling shoes and support the fundraising event.

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Duke Energy in Top 15% of Newsweek's 2017 Green Rankings

Company receives high marks for waste productivity
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Duke Energy has ranked in the top 15% of Newsweek's 2017 Green Rankings. One of the most recognized environmental performance assessments of the world's largest publically traded companies, the Green Rankings rate the top 500 U.S. companies, top 500 Global, and best in industry.

Wells Fargo to Raise Minimum Hourly Pay Rate to $15, Target $400 Million in 2018 Philanthropic Contributions, Including Expanded Support for Small Businesses and Homeownership

Company announces initial actions to support economic growth with tax reform
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SAN FRANCISCO, December 20, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) today announced an expansion of its ongoing investments in team members, communities, small businesses, and homeownership, pledging the following actions once tax reform is signed into law:

Supplemental Safety Net: An Innovative Model Paves the Way for Inclusive Insurance in China

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Despite rapid economic growth that has benefited many, hundreds of millions of people in China still remain outside the formal financial system without access to safe and affordable financial products. One of the biggest unmet financial needs is insurance. Salaried and wage-earning Chinese workers sometimes have insurance through their jobs, but many employees, especially those in social services, are severely underserved, and casual or self-employed workers are likely to have no coverage at all.

Consumers Energy Named “Business Customer Champion” by Market Strategies International

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Consumers Energy has been named a “Business Customer Champion” in an independent national survey of energy providers.

Market Strategies International recognized Consumers Energy as one of 18 energy providers in its Utility Trusted Brand & Customer Engagement™: Business, a Cogent Reports™ study. The study measures engaged customer relationships by surveying business customers of energy providers on brand trust, product experience and service satisfaction.

Sealed Air Donates to Toys for Tots

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CHARLOTTE, N.C., December 20, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Sealed Air Corporation (NYSE: SEE) has collected over 1,300 toys this holiday season to donate to the U.S. Marine Corps’ Toys for Tots Program. Sealed Air is a National Corporate Donor to Toys for Tots for the third year in a row.

Seventeen Sealed Air locations across the U.S. donated to this annual toy drive, including the Company’s global corporate headquarters in Charlotte, NC. The drive is an opportunity for employees to support children and military veterans in the local communities in which they live and work.

CVS Health Foundation Announces Grant to Increase Access to Provider Education and Diagnosis Program for Alzheimer’s Disease

First-year results demonstrate program’s meaningful impact
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WOONSOCKET, R.I., December 20, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The CVS Health Foundation today announced a $550,000 commitment to the Alzheimer's Association, extending its support for a new program to enhance disease diagnosis and assessment with clinicians while also educating them about care and support programs available to help families following a diagnosis. The grant is being shared with six local Alzheimer’s Association chapters and brings the Foundation’s total contribution to more than $1 million since 2016.

GRI Reporters’ Summit North America: Learn, Master, Lead

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Sustainability professionals encounter many challenges on their reporting journey. How do you get started? What guidance should you follow, what are your material topics and how can you best engage your stakeholders? And how do you take bold steps to lead emerging trends in reporting and transparency?

Dole Pineapple Workers Open Community Center Thanks to Fair Trade

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Originally published by Fair Trade Certified

Dole Food Company and Fair Trade USA jointly announced today the inauguration of two new community centers near Dole’s Muelle and Bosque Farms in Costa Rica, made possible by Fair Trade purchases made at Whole Foods Market stores, which drive additional money to pineapple farmworkers to invest in projects of their choosing. The commencement events at the two locations took place on December 5th and 6th, 2017.

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