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Caterpillar Foundation

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Through the Caterpillar Foundation’s work with its partners, it has become increasingly clear that when we invest in girls, we create real and lasting change — not only for girls themselves but also the communities around them.

Click here to learn more about how the Caterpillar Foundation is ushering in the future of the girl and celebrating the value of water.

Peta2 Recognizes Sodexo at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa for Vegan Cuisine

Sodexo at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa receives an A+ on Peta2’s 2018 Vegan Report Card
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., December 12, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company committed to Quality of Life, was recognized by Peta2, the largest youth animal rights group in the world, with an A+ on Peta2’s 2018 Vegan Report Card. Sodexo at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa was also listed on Peta2’s “Dean’s List,” an elite group of institutions that have accrued enough Vegan Report Card points to rank among the highest tier of A-rated schools.  

Sodexo Partners With Firehouse Subs® to Bring More Food Choices to College Campuses

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GAITHERSBURG, Md., December 11, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Sodexo and Firehouse Subs have partnered to bring the Firehouse Subs’ signature steamed subs with a side of saving lives to college students around the U.S.  In 2018, Firehouse Subs donated a portion of each sale up to $1 million to the non-profit Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation®, which provides lifesaving equipment to first responders.

Sodexo expects to roll out new Firehouse Subs locations in select university locations during the 2019-2020 school year.

Hormel Foods Recognizes 10th Anniversary of Project SPAMMY®

Award-winning philanthropic program helps thousands of Guatemalan families.
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AUSTIN, Minn., December 10, 2018 /3BL Media/ - December marks the 10th anniversary of Hormel Foods Corporation’s (NYSE: HRL) first shipment of SPAMMY®, a shelf-stable poultry product fortified with vitamins and minerals the company developed to help prevent childhood malnutrition in Guatemala. Hormel Foods donates more than 2 million cans of SPAMMY® each year, which helps thousands of families.

Ecolab Foundation Commits $5 Million to Support Sustainability Research and Education at the University of Minnesota

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MINNEAPOLIS and ST. PAUL, Minn.,December 7, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Ecolab Chairman and CEO Douglas M. Baker, Jr., and University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler today announced a $5 million gift from the Ecolab Foundation to the University-wide Driven campaign, in support of environmental sustainability research and education. A cornerstone of the Ecolab Foundation gift is $2 million to establish an endowed chair for the Institute on the Environment.

Arrow Electronics Supports Collegiate Inventors Competition

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December 10, 2018 /3BL Media/ - For the fifth consecutive year, Arrow Electronics served as a lead sponsor for the 2018 Collegiate Inventors Competition, an annual contest that rewards innovations, discoveries and research by college and university students and their faculty advisors. With outreach to over 1,000 universities, 11 graduate and undergraduate teams from across the nation competed at the event, held last month at the United States Patent and Trademark Office in Alexandria, Va.

Tata Consultancy Services and Discovery Education Introduce St. Louis Educators to Computational Thinking Strategies Through Professional Development Training

Teachers from Metro St. Louis participate in classroom-ready ‘Ignite My Future in School’ critical thinking curriculum
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ST. LOUIS, MO | NEW YORK, December 7, 2018 /3BL Media/  Tata Consultancy Services, (TCS), (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS) a leading IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, and Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital education content and professional development for K-12 classrooms, launched the Ignite My Future in School Day of Discovery Techcademy for local teachers at Education Plus in St. Louis, Mo.

Forbes and JUST Capital Rank IBM No. 5 in America's Top Corporate Citizens

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December 10, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Forbes and JUST Capital recognize IBM as the leader in the computer services industry for its commitment to workers, communities and the environment. As the industry leader, IBM ranked number 5 in America’s top corporate citizens.

Novartis Access Launches in Latin America

The program will be implemented in El Salvador through a partnership with the municipality of Santa Tecla and in Colombia through an agreement with the Colombian Red Cross to help migrant populations in the country.
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Novartis has signed an agreement with the municipality and the Patronato of Santa Tecla in El Salvador to distribute the Novartis Access portfolio to low-income patients with non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in this community. Beyond medications, the collaboration will also help train health professionals in NCD diagnosis and treatment, and promote education and awareness in the local community.

Trends in Action: Diversity and Inclusion

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This content was initially published in CECP's 2018 edition of Giving in Numbers, the industry-leading report on the corporate sector's continuous support of society.

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