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An Unprecedent Study on French People’s Opinion on Philanthropy

By Diane Abel, Editorial and Research Manager, Admical

On October 2017, Admical, a Paris-based NGO and the French Local Authority of the Global Exchange, published a first-of-its-kind study in partnership with the institute of studies Kantar Public, which aimed to understand French people’s opinion on philanthropy.

Built on a two-phase methodology, the qualitative phase was composed of two focus groups, and, through the quantitative phase, a questionnaire was administrated to a sample of 1,006 people. The research had three objectives:

Five Food Trends for 2018

Sodexo Chefs Say Plant Forward and Fermented Foods Will Be on the Menu
Press Release

GAITHERSBURG, Md., February 1, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Rainbow bagels, unicorn food and milkshakes as big as a person’s head are so yesterday.  What will be on plates over the next 12 months? As 2018 arrives, culinary leaders at Sodexo, the leader in Quality of Life Services, have named their food trends for the year. Kevin Cecilio, Sodexo’s senior director, culinary innovations, believes these five trends will be on the table over the next 12 months.


CSR Reporting Leads to Better Performance

Q&A with Agriculture Giant Mosaic

A crop nutrition products company and one of the world’s largest producers and marketers of concentrated phosphate and potash, Mosaic has embraced CSR reporting and transparency as part of their everyday business. We spoke with Natali Archibee, Senior Sustainability Specialist at The Mosaic Company, who told us examples of how sustainability reporting leads to better performance.

LUNGevity Foundation Announces Initiative to Save Lives Through Increased Adherence to Lung Cancer Screening

Collaborative program to ensure more patients benefit from early detection tool
Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C., January 31, 2018 /3BL Media/ — LUNGevity Foundation announced the launch of Project ACTS – Increasing Adherence to CT Screening for lung cancer – a multi-stakeholder project funded by a grant from Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation through their Bridging Cancer Care™ initiative. Project ACTS will develop and evaluate tools to promote stronger adherence to lung cancer screening protocols so that patients can fully benefit from potentially life-saving CT screening.

Asbury Communities Awards a 10-year Integrated Facilities Management and Dining Service Contract Extension to Sodexo, a Strategic Partner Supporting Growth, Innovation and Service Delivery

Press Release

GAITHERSBURG, Md., January 30, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Asbury Communities, Inc., and Sodexo are pleased to announce the continuation of a successful 10-year partnership through the award of a 10-year contract extension that is focused on driving new growth, innovation and service delivery in the senior living industry.

Vote for Humana in the Corporate Citizenship Film Festival

We need your help to become a finalist in the BCCCC Film Festival

Please go here and vote for Humana’s entry, “A Bold Goal: Addressing Food Insecurity in Broward County.”

In Broward County, more than 281,000 individuals struggle with food insecurity. We’re working with Bold Goal partner Feeding South Florida to combat food insecurity by providing greater access to fresh, nutritious food, helping Broward County become a healthier community.

Major League Baseball Players Team With Medicines for Humanity to Distribute Toys in the Dominican Republic

All-Stars Robinson Cano and Miguel Sano return home to San Pedro de Macoris to distribute thousands of toys to children living in batey areas

All-stars Robinson Cano, of the Seattle Mariners, and Miguel Sano, of the Minnesota Twins, recently visited 16 impoverished Dominican Republic communities where they distributed thousands of toys to children.

The Soul of Sustainability and the Opioid Epidemic

Report from Old Town Chinatown in Portland, Oregon

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My commitment has not waned to increasing sustainability awareness and advancing the voices of those acting on behalf of Mother Earth and her children.  We continue to add these voices to and are seeking partners to expand the availability of our content on websites that share our commitment. 

Building the Well-being Revolution: Forging the Next Generation of Expert Leaders

by Marcella Ucci

The links between sustainable building design and well-being are obvious to many professionals and academics, yet the role of buildings in individual or population health and well-being has been largely overlooked in the past decades. The ‘green agenda’ seemed to dominate, due to the rise of environmental imperatives such as climate change mitigation and adaptation, resource scarcity and so on. Imperatives linked to public health, workforce productivity and related issues may have seemed more established fields, perhaps running on different if not parallel tracks.

Gildan Glow Run Lights Up the Night for Communities in Latin America

Multimedia with summary

The brightest night in the city once again raised a total of more than $100,000 for communities in Honduras, Nicaragua and Dominican Republic. The Glow Run, a 5k run and fundraising event, united more than 12,000 Gildan employees and their families at the end of 2017 to celebrate a night of physical activity and entertainment in support of their communities.


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