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BCE Publishes 25th Corporate Responsibility Report

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BCE Inc. ("Bell Canada” or “Bell”) has released its 25th annual Corporate Responsibility Report, covering the company’s performance in 2017 and progress towards its short- and long-term sustainability goals.

Throughout the report, Bell demonstrates that through strong corporate responsibility practices, they are able to recruit and retain talented team members, reduce risk, build customer loyalty and long-term shareholder value, and meet our commitment to the United Nations Global Compact. Here are some highlights from Bell’s performance in 2017:

Watch: Subaru and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Team Up for Subaru Loves to Care Month

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Watch this video to learn more about how Subaru, our retailers, and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society are working together this June. Through the Subaru Loves to Care initiative, we're spreading hope, love, and warmth to those fighting cancer through small gestures of caring.

Click here to watch the full video.

Subaru and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) Continue Partnership to Send Hope, Love and Warm Blankets to Cancer Patients

Subaru Names LLS Charity Partner for June, Subaru Loves to Care Month for the Third Consecutive Year
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Camden, NJ (June 1, 2018) /3BL Media/ – Everyone loves a three-peat, especially when the winning combination helps provide care and support to people fighting cancer. For the third consecutive year, Subaru of America, Inc. and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) will spread love, hope and warmth to cancer patients and their families in communities across the country.

Rebuilding Together Dedicated to Long-term Disaster Support in Louisiana, Texas, California and Florida

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WASHINGTON, June 1, 2018 /3BL Media/ – At the beginning of the 2018 hurricane season, Rebuilding Together, the leading national nonprofit organization with a mission of repairing homes, revitalizing communities, rebuilding lives, is continuing its disaster recovery work in four states affected by natural disaster in 2017 and 2016. 

VALLEY FRESH® Products Certified with American Heart Association® Heart-Check Mark

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AUSTIN, Minn., May 31, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Hormel Foods (NYSE: HRL) announced today that the American Heart Association has certified two of the company’s VALLEY FRESH® chicken breast products with the Heart-Check mark to make it easier for consumers to identify heart-healthy foods.

Republic Services Las Vegas Participate in the 'Great Garden Build' Serving Students and Communities

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Republic Services’ Las Vegas employees volunteered to help build student and community gardens as part of an initiative to install 12 gardens in one day. Republic volunteers had a great time working with the students and volunteers at Schofield Middle School and Gehring Elementary School in Las Vegas, NV.

WELL Story: Comfort at the Allsteel Los Angeles Showroom

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Global furniture brand Allsteel recently became the first retail showroom to achieve WELL Certification at the Gold level. We caught up with Dr. Lauren Gant, PhD, CPE, WELL AP, Human Factors and Ergonomics Manager at HNI and Courtney Moline, WELL AP, LEED AP ID+C, Sustainability Manager at Allsteel, to explore how they addressed WELL’s Comfort concept for their project and beyond. 

Making the Case for Better Buildings

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The World Green Building Council recently released their latest report, Doing Right By People and Planet: The Business Case for Health and Wellbeing in Green Building. This report focuses on 11 case studies from around the world that highlight the ways health and well-being building features can "save your company money, make your employees feel healthier and more productive, and bring a positive return on your investment in a green and healthy space."

A few take-aways from the report include:

Tackling Antimicrobial Resistance with The Power of Science

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Antimicrobial resistance (AMR), or the ability of a bacterium, virus, or fungus to develop resistance to the medicines commonly used to treat them, is one of the leading global public health threats today. Currently, AMR causes more than 700,000 deaths annually. If left unchecked, this number is expected to rise to 10 million deaths annually by 2050. In collaboration with the infectious disease community, we are working to develop solutions that address and help treat the serious and growing AMR crisis.

Rafael Mandelman: Inner City Blues

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Futurists, environmentalists and planners alike generally believe that humans living in more densely populated areas has benefits for the earth – city-living is just a much more efficient use of the planet’s resources. But cities also expose a society’s inequality. Some of the world’s wealthiest cities are plagued by abundant homelessness and have deep pockets of  persistent poverty. This week on Sea Change Radio, we speak to Rafael Mandelman, a local San Francisco politician who has seen homelessness up close.

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