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Congrats to the 2020 Corporate Goodness Award Winners!

“The Goodies” Celebrate Progressive Companies Innovating Through Modern Approaches to Corporate Purpose
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Benevity’s 2020 Corporate Goodness Awards, also known as “The Goodies”, celebrate the bold, innovative, inclusive and creative ways that companies are making a difference in the world — and how they inspire other people through purpose. 

Hydro Gardening Increases Students' Interest in STEM: An Update on Our Pilot Project

By Jenileigh Harris, Program Associate
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With a goal of connecting more students across the country to indoor gardening opportunities, The Scotts-Miracle Gro Foundation, Hawthorne Gardening Company and National Farm to School Network have launched a pilot project to integrate hydroponic growing systems into classrooms and science curricula this school year. 

Navigate the Changing Landscape of Workplace Giving

Insights on engaging a dynamic and diverse workforce
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Workplace giving has evolved significantly over the past few years, becoming an expectation among employees across all industries. Nearly 6 in 10 employees stated it was imperative, or very important, to have a workplace culture that is supportive of giving and volunteering.

Aramark Building Community Organizational Leadership Award Goes to Woods Services

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Woods Services, a Langhorne, Pennsylvania-based organization, was awarded the 2019 Aramark Building Community Organizational Leadership Award in recognition of its efforts to provide innovative, comprehensive, and integrated health and case management services to children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, autism, and complex behavioral and medical challenges. The award is accompanied by a $20,000 grant from Aramark.
 

Alexion Announces Launch of Alexion Charitable Foundation and Calls for Grantees

Ahead of Rare Disease Day, new support becomes available to the rare community
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BOSTON, February 27, 2020- /3BL Media/ - Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALXN) today announced the launch of the Alexion Charitable Foundation to provide further suppo

ON Semiconductor Helps Inspire Future Scientists Through Decade-Long Giving Partnership with the Gulf of Maine Research Institute

by Candaice Robetoy, CSR Intern
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ON Semiconductor is passionate about the communities in which we do business. Through our giving program, we continuously look for ways to be better neighbors and stewards of the planet. As fervent supporters of STEM/STEAM based education and its immense impact on children's interests and motivation to pursue education and careers in these fields, ON Semiconductor was thrilled to collaborate with the Gulf of Maine Research Institute (GMRI) to help fund the LabVenture Experience.

University of Ottawa AI Initiative Investigates Inclusion, Regulation

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A few years ago, a video of people using an automated hand soap dispenser — an otherwise mundane daily activity — went viral. The reason it caught attention: When one person put a hand under the sensor, the soap came out right away. But when a second person did it, the dispenser didn’t work at all.

Growing a Regenerative Renaissance

General Mills provides $1.65 million grant for Soil Health Academy to assist wheat, oat producers transition from conventional ag practices
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FT. PAYNE, Ala., February 13, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The non-profit Soil Health Academy (SHA) today announced it has received a $1.65 million grant from global food company General Mills to educate and mentor wheat and oat producers in targeted regions of the U.S. and Canada as they transition from conventional agricultural practices to soil health-focused regenerative agriculture practices.

To implement the three-year, mentoring, consulting and evaluation components of the project, SHA is partnering with the regenerative agriculture consulting company, Understanding Ag, LLC (UA).

CyberGrants Is Launching a New Multi-Faceted Customer Training Initiative: IncredibleU

Get practical training videos, live Q+A sessions, pro tips and so much more!
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CyberGrants is a remarkably robust platform, which means there can be a lot to learn and remember. On the other hand, there are endless opportunities to enable best practices and leverage CyberGrants functionality to expand, improve and level up your programs.

“Over my three years at CyberGrants, I have witnessed our clients’ tremendous focus and dedication as administrators, managers, and business owners. Their duty to achieve, and exceed, their social impact objectives is unmatched,” says Pete Karns, SVP, Product & Client Services. 

Introducing The Ambition Project by American Express

An open letter from the six women of the American Express Executive Committee reflects on the company’s progress, shares new commitments and programs and calls on leaders everywhere to proudly back women’s ambition.
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February 11, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Over the past two days, the six of us hosted our fourth Global Women’s Conference. Through a variety of fireside chats, workshops and networking events, we united nearly 250 of the company’s top executives around a common goal – to find meaningful ways to continue advocating for women’s advancement.

Beyond this, the conference was a time to celebrate the incredible strides women and men have made together at American Express.

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