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Duke Energy Foundation Awards Florida Nonprofits More Than $343,000 in Grants to Protect and Restore Wildlife and Natural Resources

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., November 15, 2018 /3BL Media/ — Duke Energy Florida is granting more than $343,000 to 10 nonprofit organizations throughout the state to restore and protect the natural environment for future generations to enjoy.

Duke Energy Helps Protect and Restore North Carolina's Wildlife and Natural Resources With $1.1 Million Contribution

11 organizations will benefit from environmental grants
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CHARLOTTE, N.C., November 14, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- Duke Energy is providing more than $1.1 million to support 11 North Carolina environmental nonprofit organizations to preserve, protect and enhance natural heritage across the state.

"North Carolina is home to some of the nation's most beautiful and treasured natural resources," said Stephen De May, Duke Energy's North Carolina president. "We are proud to support initiatives that protect wildlife and natural resources and encourage people to enjoy and care for their surrounding environment."

Keep America Beautiful Celebrates America Recycles Day With “State of Recycling” Forum

2018 Forum Streams on Facebook Live; Focuses on “Motivating Individuals to Recycle”
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STAMFORD, Conn., November 14, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful, in celebration of America Recycles Day, is hosting the 2018 “State of Recycling” Forum in Washington, D.C., presented in partnership with Keurig Dr Pepper. This year’s topic is “Cleaning Up Recycling: Motivating Individuals to Recycle.” The Forum, which take place Nov.

With Winter on the Way, Consumers Energy Provides $2 Million to Help Michigan Families Stay Safe and Warm

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JACKSON, Mich., Nov. 13, 2018 /3BL Media/ – As Michigan gears up for winter, Consumers Energy announced today that it is contributing $2 million to help Michigan residents stay safe and warm.

“When the temperatures start to drop, we know there are Michigan families who struggle to make ends meet. As part of our commitment to the people we serve, Consumers Energy is happy that we can help thousands of families stay warm this winter,” said Patti Poppe, Consumers Energy’s President and Chief Executive Officer.

Leading Sustainability Reporting Bodies Launch Two-Year Project for Better Alignment

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GRI, together with other major international corporate reporting standard setters and framework providers, has announced a ground-breaking new two-year project focused on driving better alignment in the corporate reporting landscape, to make it easier for companies to prepare effective and coherent disclosures that meet the information needs of capital markets and society. 

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GRI, together with other major international corporate reporting standard setters and framework providers, has announced a ground-breaking new two-year project focused on driving better alignment in the corporate reporting landscape, to make it easier for companies to prepare effective and coherent disclosures that meet the information needs of capital markets and society. 

VIDEO | Believe in a Cure with Mohawk Group's Specify for a Cure Program

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Mohawk Group and Durkan are committed to the fight against breast cancer and as a long-term partner of Susan G. Komen®, we are helping to make a difference through our corporate donation program, Specify for a Cure®. You can help too: When you specify eligible products within our program, we will make a donation on your behalf to Susan G. Komen.

Strengthening GRI’s Leadership: New Members Join GRI’s Board

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AMSTERDAM, November 8, 2018 /3BL Media/ – GRI is pleased to announce that Ms. Bekeme Masade-Olowola, Mr. Jack Ehnes, and Dr. Jianzhong Lu, will join the GRI Board of Directors for a first 3-year term on 1 January 2019. 

Pro Bono Perspectives Podcast: Episode 8 - Evan Goldberg, NetSuite

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We are excited to welcome Evan Goldberg, Founder and Executive Vice President of Development of NetSuite to Pro Bono Perspectives! Before starting NetSuite, Evan worked at Oracle Corporate where he focused on making powerful database technology more accessible to users and launching his first startup, mBED Software, where he developed groundbreaking website technology. After learning from his past experience, Evan started NetSuite, the global business management software company, with Oracle founder Larry Ellison in 1998. The company was then acquired by Oracle itself in 2016.

Better Sustainability Reports With New Global Reporting Initiative Services

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Elaborating a better sustainability report that is in line with the GRI Standards can be a challenging exercise. Particularly the balance between a wider sustainability narrative and the hard-and-fast Standards can be difficult to maintain. And, because each company or organization has different approaches to collecting, systematizing and presenting data, report preparers may want more certainty as to their advances, and room for improvement. 

How Data Privacy Regulations Affect Nonprofits—And What They Can Do

by Nithin Coca
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Even organizations focused on public benefit regularly collect and store users’ personal information. This means that rules like the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) apply to nonprofits and social good organizations as much as private-sector companies. In fact, nonprofits, philanthropic groups, and foundations are potentially exposed to even greater risk in the event of a data breach or theft, as the reputations they’ve painstakingly cultivated can be tarnished overnight.

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