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VIDEO | Mohawk's Royce Epstein Shares Her Personal Experience with Breast Cancer

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In 2014, Royce Epstein received life-changing news after having a routine mammogram — she had breast cancer. Four years later, the Mohawk Group A&D Director is in remission after successful treatment and recovery. She shares her perspective as a fighter, a survivor, and how being a Mohawk employee encouraged her to become a Susan G. Komen advocate. 

Duke Energy Helps Strengthen North Carolina Nonprofits With Over $800,000 in Grants

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CHARLOTTE, N.C., October 24, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- Duke Energy is strengthening nonprofit capacity building efforts and supporting other strategic community initiatives by investing $849,000 in 23 organizations across North Carolina.

GRI Podcast October: Going Digital

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There’s an increasing demand for sustainability data from investors, consumers, and governments, to name only a few groups.

Thousands of the world’s largest companies are producing vast amounts of non-financial data and releasing it publicly, but the information disclosed in sustainability reports is not being used effectively - by companies themselves nor by their stakeholders.

Keep America Beautiful Selects 2018–2019 National Youth Advisory Council

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STAMFORD, Conn., October 23, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s iconic community improvement nonprofit organization, has selected 11 high school students from across the country to serve on its seventh national Youth Advisory Council. Keep America Beautiful’s National Youth Advisory Council provides a unique opportunity for high school students to participate in a service-learning and leadership development program focusing on environmental stewardship and sustainability.

Cisco Employees Donate Their Skills and Their Time

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This post was written by guest blogger Faith Lin, Community Relations Manager at Cisco.

Pro Bono is a fancy term for donating your unique skill set — as an engineer, program manager, salesperson, and more — to partner with nonprofit organizations and help take their impact to the next level. It’s an opportunity to sharpen leadership skills while also making a meaningful impact in your community or around the world.

Over the past year, employees from Cisco Global Virtual Sales and Customer Success answered the call to “donate your skills, not just your time.”

LG Celebrates “ENERGY STAR Day” with Energy Efficient Upgrades for Local Non-Profit

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LG is committed to supporting local communities and helping others pursue a more environmentally sustainable future.  In honor of “ENERGY STAR® Day” 2018, LG has partnered with Bergen Family Center in Englewood, N.J., to bring much-needed energy efficient kitchen and TV upgrades to support their high quality service to thousands of local children, seniors and families.  We look forward to working with Bergen Family Center on their sustainability journey!

Duke Energy Foundation Awards Indiana Nonprofits $315,000 in Community Impact Grants

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PLAINFIELD, Ind., October 22, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- Twenty-one Indiana nonprofit organizations are receiving $315,000 in Duke Energy Foundation grants to make a difference in their communities. Their projects range from a holiday food drive for the needy in Howard County to Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra concerts for elementary students from around the state.

LG Celebrates ‘ENERGY STAR Day’ with Laundry Upgrades for Local Non-Profits

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn., October 22, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Commemorating “ENERGY STAR® Day” 2018, LG Electronics USA partnered with the United Way of the Greater Clarksville Region to help local organizations save today, save tomorrow, and save for good with LG’s ENERGY STAR certified clothes washers and dryers.

Sheryl Telford, VP of EHS & Corporate Responsibility at the Chemours Company, Joins WEC Board

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October 22, 2018 /3BL Media/ - The World Environment Center (WEC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Sheryl Telford to its board of directors.

The Knitting Factor: Tying It All Together in Celebration of Pro Bono Week

by Krista Van Tassel and Lauren Chasanoff
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Last year we debuted a concept called The Knitting Factor, which helps explain how skills-based volunteering knits together the expertise from the corporate and nonprofit sectors to create sustainable solutions that don’t come undone when partners part ways. We also introduced three key ingredients to the success of The Knitting Factor: Panoramic Perspectives, Skill Sharing and Sticky Relationships.

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