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Trends in Corporate Engagement: A Conversation with Jenny Lawson, President of Networks at Points of Light

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In this episode of the Champions for Social Good Podcast, Rachel Hutchisson, vice president of Corporate Citizenship and Philanthropy at Blackbaud, speaks with Jenny Lawson, president of Networks at Points of Light, about trends in corporate engagement.

Avery Dennison Employees Step Up for Puerto Rico Relief

“It has been an overwhelming experience with the way Avery Dennison Quakertown and our leadership team supported me and helped people in need from Puerto Rico.”
When Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico in September 2017, it launched a devastating, ongoing humanitarian crisis. Government agencies stepped in, supported by the Red Cross, NGOs and community organizations, to meet the needs of thousands of people left without food, shelter, clean water, or basic supplies. A team of Avery Dennison employees also stepped up, collecting 176 boxes of water, canned food and medicine to be sent to people in need.

Carnival Corporation's AIDA Builds School in the Philippines With the Reiner Meutsch Foundation FLY & HELP

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March 12, 2018 /3BL Media/ - AIDA Cruises is continuing its ongoing commitment to social, cultural and charitable projects. On March 9, 2018, at the ITB in Berlin, Hansjörg Kunze, vice president for communication and sustainability, presented a check for 42,265 euros to the Reiner Meutsch Foundation FLY & HELP for the reconstruction of an elementary school in Dinagat in the Philippines. The donation is part of the money raised from a charity raffle that AIDA traditionally holds aboard the AIDA fleet on New Year’s Eve. Severe floods destroyed many schools in the region in December.

Consumers Energy: Sometimes Caring for Our Communities Requires Crossing State Lines

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More than 140 employees and contractors arrived in Pennsylvania on Tuesday afternoon to assist with restoration efforts after Nor'easter Storm Riley left nearly two million customers in the Northeast U.S. without power.

“In the past, we were fortunate to be supported by out-of-state crews following major storms," said Guy Packard, Consumers Energy vice president of electric energy operations. "This is an opportunity for us to return the favor to our fellow line workers.”

Albertsons Companies and Albertsons Companies Foundation Donate Nearly $300 Million in Food and Financial Support to People and Neighborhoods in Need

Albertsons Companies Foundation Issues Community Impact Report showing how contributions to important causes like breakfast programs and access to health care changed lives
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BOISE, Idaho, March 7, 2018 /3BL Media/ - As part of an ongoing commitment to have a positive and sustained impact on the communities they serve, Albertsons Companies and Albertsons Companies Foundation announced that they gave nearly $300 million in food and financial support to an array of important causes in 2017. 

Consumers Energy Crews Headed East to Assist in Winter Storm Restoration

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JACKSON, Mich., March 5, 2018 /3BL Media/ – More than 140 Consumers Energy employees and contract personnel are responding to a winter storm that left nearly 2 million residents in the Northeast U.S. without power.

Consumers Energy crews, including lineworkers, damage assessors, safety personnel and other field employees, are departing Jackson, Michigan today. 

The Consumers Energy contingent is initially headed for Philadelphia, to assist with PECO utility. The crews expect to begin restoration work later Tuesday.

VIDEO | Cisco Teams Come Together in Times of Adversity

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As natural disasters disrupted lives around the world in 2017, Cisco teams came together to support each other, our customers, and their communities.

Learn more about Cisco’s work with Critical Human Needs and Disaster Relief here.

Parker Publishes New Sustainability Report - A Viewpoint on Social Responsibility


Parker Hannifin Corporation, the global leader in motion and control technologies, today released its 2017 Sustainability Report, “A Viewpoint on Social Responsibility.” The report highlights team member-driven initiatives which are helping to strengthen communities, conserve resources and make a positive environmental impact at the local level.

Key achievements related to Parker’s social responsibility initiatives detailed in the report include:

SC Johnson ayuda a familias brasileñas con la donación de 100.000 unidades de repelentes de insectos personales

La donación de productos apoya a los esfuerzos de prevención de fiebre amarilla en Brasil
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RACINE, Wis., 26 de febrero de 2018 /3BL Media/ — Hoy, SC Johnson anunció que donó 100.000 unidades del repelente de insectos personal OFF!® con el objetivo de ayudar a familias brasileñas a protegerse contra el mosquito Aedes aegypti que puede transmitir enfermedades como dengue, Zika, chikungunya y fiebre amarilla.

SC Johnson ajuda famílias brasileiras com doação de cem mil unidades de repelentes pessoais contra insetos

A doação dos produtos apoia os esforços de prevenção contra a febre amarela no Brasil
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RACINE, Wis., EUA 26 de fevereiro de 2018 /3BL Media/ — A SC Johnson anunciou hoje que doou cem mil unidades do repelente pessoal contra insetos OFF!® para ajudar as famílias brasileiras a se protegerem do mosquito Aedes aegypti, que pode transmitir doenças como dengue, zika, chikungunya e febre amarela.


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