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SCS Forestry Experts to Speak at SAF National Convention

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Learn from SCS experts about responsible forestry and carbon offset verification through their presentations at the SAF National Convention. The convention is in Portland, Oregon from October 3-7.

SCS will also be exhibiting at booth #810. Contact us if you'll be there!

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Volunteering in Guatemala With Pencils of Promise

Interview with Melissa Rodriguez on her experience with POP's school building initiative
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In 2017, American Apparel launched a capsule collection  of hoodies, t-shirts and bags in collaboration with Pencils of Promise (POP) to provide support for teachers and fund the construction of new schools in Guatemala, Ghana and Laos, contributing U.S. $220,000. POP is a US-based not-for-profit organization that works to increase access to education and raise global awareness of child illiteracy as there are 250 million children worldwide who lack basic reading, writing and math skills.
 

Xylem Watermark Brings Clean Water and Hygiene Education to the Arya Deep School in Delhi, India

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Volunteers from Xylem Watermark spent their Saturday building a water tower for the Ayra Deep School in the Greater Noida region of Delhi, India. The school has 750 students, but no access to clean water. Changing that, with Xylem’s help, more than 1,000 students and community members now have access to clean water, allowing students to focus more on their education. While at Ayra Deep, Xylem employees also played games of “Germ Tag” and taught students about hygiene and water-health, including the spreading of germs and the importance of hand washing.

Is Your Organization Ready to Transform? Reporting 3.0 Rolls Out Transformation Journey Program

Convenes Workshop Series focused on Sustainable Finance, hosted by ING in Amsterdam, John Hancock in Boston, and McMaster University in Toronto
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With increasing recognition of the imperative for companies and investors to transform their business models in order to generate sustainable returns while achieving the Paris Agreement and Sustainable Development Goals, there’s greater need for a “transformation blueprint.” Responding to this need, Reporting 3.0 is rolling out the Transformation Journey Program (TJP), based on our Transformation Journey Blueprint, in Workshop Series in Euro

Nestlé Employees Donate Backpacks Full of School Supplies to Local Elementary School

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Nestlé US employees recently spent some time putting together backpacks full of school supplies for a local elementary school.

To learn more about Nestlé's commitment to improving our communities, click here.

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PNC: Alliance with Donors Choose Benefits Thousands of Pre-K Children

Fall match offer doubles impact of donations to eligible Pre-K and Head Start projects.
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After her pre-K students were dismissed for the day, Saphronie Harrell and her fellow pre-K teachers at Barnaby Manor Elementary School in Oxon Hill, MD, were asked to gather for a meeting with the school’s principal. But, when a PNC team arrived in the classroom bringing balloons, flowers, gifts, a photographer and a video crew, shock turned to tears when Ms. Harrell found out she was a PNC Grow Up Great® / DonorsChoose.org “Teacher Hero.”

Discovery Education and Arconic Foundation Celebrate National Manufacturing Day with ‘Manufacture Your Future Virtual Field Trip’ at Arconic in Austin, Texas

Virtual Field Trip of Arconic in Austin, Texas brings exciting STEM careers to classrooms and explores how 3D printing is revolutionizing aerospace manufacturing
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Silver Spring, Md., September 26, 2018 /3BL Media/ – In celebration of National Manufacturing Day, Arconic Foundation, the independently endowed philanthropic arm of Arconic, Inc., and Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms, are hosting a

Pro Bono Perspectives Podcast: Episode 3 - Emily McCann, Citizen Schools

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We are thrilled to welcome Emily McCann, CEO of Citizen Schools to Pro Bono Perspectives. For those of you in the nonprofit sector, you likely know Citizen Schools, a national education nonprofit that works primarily in low-income communities that need additional support and resources.

GRO1000 Program Impact: Bringing Hope to 1,000 Communities

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Since 2011, The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation has supported 1,000 community gardens in every state across the country. From edible gardens solving for food insecurity to green schoolyards providing natural places for children to learn and grow, GRO1000 is bringing the powerful benefits of gardens to the communities that need them the most. 

GARDP and Novartis Announce Partnership to Reduce Child Deaths From Drug-resistant Infections

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  • Agreement focuses on further enhancing generic antibiotics and increasing access for children in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs)
  • Development will target heat-stable, pediatric formulations such as dispersible tablets against bacterial infections – a leading cause of death in under-fives
  • Partnership will leverage knowledge and share expertise between Sandoz, the Novartis generics division, and GARDP
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  • Agreement focuses on further enhancing generic antibiotics and increasing access for children in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs)
  • Development will target heat-stable, pediatric formulations such as dispersible tablets against bacterial infections – a leading cause of death in under-fives
  • Partnership will leverage knowledge and share expertise between Sandoz, the Novartis generics division, and GARDP

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