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Michigan Governor Honors Whirlpool Corp. for Community Service

Aug 28, 2017 | What Matters To Us
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Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder honored the winners of the 2017 Governor’s Service Awards last night at the Detroit Opera House. Whirlpool Corporation was among the winners in the Corporate Community Leader category, which honors corporations and businesses that excel in community involvement and demonstrate excellent corporate citizenship by giving back to their community.

Nissan Donates $1 Million to Habitat for Humanity, Renews Partnership

Donation includes Nissan Titan trucks and Nissan NV vans assembled in Canton, Miss., and funds home builds in 13 communities where Nissan employees live and work
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NASHVILLE, August 28, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Nissan North America today announced the continuation of its long-standing partnership with Habitat for Humanity with a $1 million donation. Nissan has contributed more than $15 million to Habitat nationally since the partnership began in 2005, when Nissan donated 50 trucks and mobilized employees to assist in homebuilding following Hurricanes Katrina and Rita in the Gulf Coast region.

Wells Fargo Names Winners In Small Business Renovation Contest

Company awards physical makeovers to 20 small businesses in Atlanta, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami and Minneapolis
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Wells Fargo today named 20 small businesses as winners and finalists of the Wells Fargo Works for Small Business®Neighborhood Renovation Program Contest, which ran from May 1 – June 16, 2017. Each business will receive a physical makeover including architect-advised renovation planning and design. Wells Fargo launched the program in collaboration with Rebuilding Together, a premier nonprofit organization focused on rebuilding communities in need across the country, which will help complete the renovations.

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Wells Fargo today named 20 small businesses as winners and finalists of the Wells Fargo Works for Small Business®Neighborhood Renovation Program Contest, which ran from May 1 – June 16, 2017. Each business will receive a physical makeover including architect-advised renovation planning and design. Wells Fargo launched the program in collaboration with Rebuilding Together, a premier nonprofit organization focused on rebuilding communities in need across the country, which will help complete the renovations.

Arrow Employees and Suppliers Raise Funds for Operation Help a Hero

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This summer, employees in the Arrow Electronics’ Orange County, Calif., office helped raise funds for Operation Help a Hero, an all-volunteer non-profit organization that provides resources to American service members and their families. Arrow employees teamed with representatives from local technology suppliers for a second annual bowling fundraiser, with all proceeds going to the nonprofit.  

CBRE: Communities and Giving

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In 2016, CBRE and its employees donated nearly $13 million to charitable organizations around the world. Our recently released CR Report highlights the company’s community involvement initiatives in each of the regions where we operate.

Carnival Corporation's Fathom Celebrates Its Partner Kind Traveler's One-Year Anniversary

As a founding sponsor, Carnival Corporation's Fathom brand supports Kind Traveler's mission to empower travelers to do good by using its network of hotels, destinations and charities
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Fathom -- the immersion and enrichment experience brand from Carnival Corporation (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest leisure travel company – salutes the one-year anniversary of Kind Traveler, the travel industry's first socially responsible, 'Give + Get' hotel booking platform and blog.

Tom Gores and Consumers Energy Pledge $2 Million to Help Start Flint Promise Scholarship Program

Funding will support local initiative led by Community Foundation of Greater Flint and coalition of educators and philanthropic organizations to offer all Flint High School graduates a tuition-free path to a college degree
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FLINT, Mich., August 24, 2017/3BL Media/ – Tom Gores and Consumers Energy President and CEO Patti Poppe announced today a $2 million commitment to help fund the creation of a Flint Promise scholarship program. The new privately funded scholarship has a goal to launch for the 2018-2019 school year.

The funding commitment comprises a $1 million personal pledge from Mr. Gores, who is Chairman and CEO of investment firm Platinum Equity and owner of the Detroit Pistons, and a $1 million grant from the Consumers Energy Foundation.

Bacardi and Tulsi Chanrai Foundation Team-Up in Nigeria to Provide Safe Drinking Water in Kebbi

Rehabilitation of 50 hand pumps provides safe drinking water to 30,000 villagers
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LAGOS, Nigeria, August 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ – As part of the Bacardi ‘Spirit for Life, Caring Together’ annual Corporate Responsibility Month community service volunteer program, Bacardi partnered with Tulsi Chanrai Foundation (TCF) in Nigeria on its Mission for Water Project to provide safe drinking water to villagers in Kebbi state. Through the rehabilitation of 50 hand pumps, the initiative is benefitting more than 30,000 villagers.

How Data has Transformed Social Good: A Conversation with Steve MacLaughlin, VP of Data and Analytics at Blackbaud

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In this episode of the Champions for Social Good Podcast, Jamie Serino speaks with Steve MacLaughlin (@smaclaughlin),Vice President of Data and Analytics at Blackbaud. Steve reviews the dramatic increase in the use of data in recent years, examining how it has changed his work as technology continues to evolve. Steve explains how data has transformed the environment for social good by removing guesswork and promoting prescriptive analytics.

Arrow Electronics’ Innovation Paces Para-Athlete Ride at Colorado Classic

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Bicycle-racing enthusiasts from all over the world came together in Colorado last weekend for the inaugural Colorado Classic. Denver-based global technology-solutions provider Arrow Electronics served as a corporate sponsor of the event and hosted the “Athletes with Disabilities Citizen’s Ride,” which was paced by the Arrow SAM Car

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