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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.

Whole Cities Foundation Awards 60 Community First Grants to Help Grow Local Food Systems

Whole Foods Market Team Members Nominate and Partner With Nonprofits to Improve Neighborhood Health, Including First Grantee in Canada
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AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 12, 2020 /3BL Media/ — Whole Cities Foundation, a nonprofit that works alongside community-based organizations to improve neighborhood health by broadening access to fresh food and nutrition education, announced today that 60 Community First Grants will be awarded this winter to nonprofit organizations in the U.S., and for the first time, in Canada. 

Impact Makers: Xcel Energy Foundation

Creating Process Efficiencies to Fuel Greater Impact for Local Communities
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The Xcel Energy Foundation oversees all charitable activities and sponsors the volunteer programs of Xcel Energy and its subsidiaries. Xcel Energy is a utility holding company based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, serving more than 3.3 million electric customers and 1.8 million natural gas customers in Minnesota, Michigan, Wisconsin, North Dakota, South Dakota, Colorado, Texas and New Mexico. 

Subaru of America Helps Find Homes for Pets in Need at 2020 Chicago Auto Show

Automaker Hosts Pet Adoption Events with Partner Shelters in Greater Chicago Area
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CAMDEN, N.J. – February 6, 2020 – Subaru of America, Inc. today announced it will continue its mission to unite pets with loving homes by hosting adoption events during the 2020 Chicago Auto Show. From February 8 – 17, attendees are invited to the Subaru exhibit inside the McCormick Place Convention Center to interact with shelter pets in their community and potentially adopt and take one home. 

Foundation Awards 24 National Neighborhood Promise® Grants for 2020

Republic Services Charitable Foundation partners with local nonprofits to support critical neighborhood revitalization projects
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PHOENIX, February 4, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- The Republic Services Charitable Foundation announced today that it has awarded 24 National Neighborhood Promise® grants for 2020, which will fund neighborhood revitalization projects around the country in areas where Republic Services customers and employees live and work. Projects include renovations to local schools and community centers that provide healthy and safe spaces for youth, home repairs for veterans and seniors, and beautification efforts including landscaping and garden beds in public spaces.

Novo Nordisk and Discovery Education Award $10,000 Grants to 2020 ‘Super Health, Super You’ Community Challenge Winners

More than one million students nationwide enabled to advance healthy living in their communities.
Press Release

SILVER SPRING, Md., February 4, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Novo Nordisk and Discovery Education—the global leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms—announced the winners of the annual Super Health, Super You Community Challenge. Three U.S.

Techstars for Social Impact Announcement

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The inaugural class of Cox Enterprises Social Impact Accelerator powered by Techstars is here! The class includes a diverse mix of entrepreneurs who are harnessing technology to tackle some of the greatest social and environmental challenges of our time.

How Quality Early Education Helps Shape the Future of Our Workforce

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How can businesses make a difference in children’s early years through education? PNC’s Tom Lamb and Jim Hansen tell the Committee for Economic Development how PNC's Grow Up Great is doing just that.

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How can businesses make a difference in children’s early years through education? PNC’s Tom Lamb and Jim Hansen tell the Committee for Economic Development how PNC's Grow Up Great is doing just that.

Stories of Positive Impact Pour in at Cisco Live Barcelona

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In 2016, Cisco committed to positively impact one billion lives by 2025. We will achieve this goal through our social impact grants to nonprofits and our signature corporate social responsibility (CSR) programs, like Cisco Networking Academy. Four years into our commitment, we are 47 percent of the way toward our goal (469 million lives impacted).

Mission Driven: What Volunteerism Means at Medtronic

Hear from our employee volunteers.
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Beyond improving the lives of patients through medical technology, Medtronic is committed to making the world a healthier place and strengthening communities around the world. We have given more than $1 billion throughout the years to support philanthropic efforts, including support of the Medtronic Foundation.

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