CHICAGO, October 28, 2019 /3BL Media/ Today, United Airlines announced the launch of Miles on a Mission, a first-of-its-kind crowdsourcing platform that gives customers a simple, easy way to donate miles to non-profit organizations and charities in need of air travel. The company has selected 12 launch partners and MileagePlus members can now visit united.com/donate to make contributions to organizations like the Transplant Life Foundation, OperationUSA and Waves for Water.
Recovery efforts are in full force in Japan after one of the most powerful storms in decades hit the area, leaving victims and thousands without homes last weekend. We’re joining relief efforts by launching a crowdrise fundraising campaign. Donations will support our partner Global Giving, which will receive our donation on behalf of Japan Platform, an emergency aid organization.
You're not new to workplace giving. You know how important it is to your employees to work for a company where giving and volunteering is supported and you understand how much nonprofits rely on your team's support to tackle tough issues and improve the world around us.
However, you're at a crossroads now and are looking for a new partner who can fully address your challenges and help you transition from your existing program and make that process as seamless and successful as possible so you can regain momentum.
There are three key ingredients you need for success when it comes to increasing employee participation in your company’s workplace giving program – awareness, simplicity, and fun. Many companies get one or two of these ingredients right, but often overlook the third – fun! So who better to look to for an example of ‘fun’ than Carnival Cruise Line – “The World’s Most Popular Cruise Line®.”
Weleda is a second-year member of Whole Planet Foundation’s annual $50,000 Fund, alleviating global poverty through microcredit. Microloans are small loans – the current average first loan size supported by Whole Planet Foundation is $178 – with no formal collateral or contract, provided to the world’s poorest people – mostly women - to create or expand a business for the opportunity to pull themselves and their families out of poverty.
When creators are planning to launch a product into the world on Kickstarter, they’ll now consider their impact on the environment.
This morning, Kickstarter unveiled new features that will help creators evaluate and reduce the environmental impact of their products at the earliest stages. Kickstarter teamed up with EDF Climate Corps to develop an information hub of environmental resources, as well as a space where project creators are asked to publicly commit to environmental practices.
Azure Power raised $500 million from green bonds, with help from our team, to finance solar power projects, contributing to India’s goal to move towards 40% electricity generation from non-fossil sources by 2030.
Citizenship can take many different forms – from supporting entrepreneurs to helping young people develop their employment skills. The annual Barclays Citizenship Awards recognise those colleagues who make that difference and create opportunities to rise.
Small Change founder Eve Picker wants everyone to be able to invest in urban renewal — and reap the rewards.
Throughout 2018, we will be celebrating today’s new class of reinventors, inspiring people who defy convention while redefining their impact on our world. From city planners to philanthropic entrepreneurs, artists and more, we are spotlighting interesting people doing amazing acts of reinvention.
Whole Planet Foundation welcomes nuun hydration as a new member of the $10,000 Fund and as a sponsor of this year’s Virtual 10K Run, which aims to raise funds for microlending projects in 69 countries. “Our mission at nuun is simple in that ‘we inspire everyone to move more,’” says Kevin Rutherford, CEO (Chief Eternal Optimist) at nuun hydration.