People, Social Action & Community Engagement CSR News

New Trades Training Facility in Orlando Expands Path to Pro Program

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The Home Depot Foundation’s nonprofit partner, The Home Builders Institute (HBI), has announced the official opening of its new Orlando-based facility for training people for jobs in construction. The BuildStrong Academy of Orlando will train and place thousands of area students who want to pursue careers in the skilled trades for the building industry.

ViacomCBS Puts a Spotlight on Employees Who Exemplify Volunteerism with the Impact Awards

By Noor Kaur
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The ViacomCBS Impact Awards recognize employees who exemplify our values and are making differences in their communities. This year we are proud to award five winners who will have $10,000 donated to an organization of their choosing.

Laura DiMarco, New York City, USA

From the Fifth Third Bancorp 2020 ESG Report: Communities

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Fifth Third is committed to helping people achieve their best lives through responsible financial solutions that are right for individuals and the community. Experience has taught us that we are capable of improving lives and making generational, transformative impacts in the communities we serve.

COMMUNITY COMMITMENT

Helping to Sustain the GRID

NortonLifeLock partners with GRID Alternatives to bring solar energy to underserved communities
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By Kimberly Bishop, Corporate Responsibility

Historic heat waves continue to sweep across the U.S., Canada, and Europe, exacerbating deep drought and wildfire risk. Deadly floods in Europe, a historic deluge in China, and devastating fires in the Pacific Northwest are all popping up at an alarming and unprecedented rate. According to the Global Drought Monitor, every continent except Antarctica is currently experiencing drought. 

IMPACT2030 Transforming Lives and Communities Report

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Companies around the world are activating the skills and expertise of their

employees as a dynamic and vital resource to advance the SDGs.

#Force4Good4SDGs

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Companies around the world are activating the skills and expertise of their

employees as a dynamic and vital resource to advance the SDGs.

#Force4Good4SDGs

Pro Bono Perspectives S3E19: Carolyn Berkowitz, ACCP

Ushering in a New Era of CSR with Carolyn Berkowitz, ACCP
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Corporate mandates have changed. Customers, employees, and even investors are increasingly pushing companies to move from shareholder to stakeholder capitalism. What does this look like across companies and sectors? Are companies moving fast enough when it comes to making good on their commitments to social change? Carolyn Berkowitz, President & CEO of the Association of Corporate Citizenship Professionals (ACCP), shares her insights, plus the importance of diversity and inclusion within CSR departments.

LG and Discovery Education Teach Youth How to Practice Happiness

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LG Electronics USA’s Life’s Good: Experience Happiness program, in collaboration with worldwide edtech leader Discovery Education, recently launched “Happiness in Action,” a no-cost Virtual Field Trip (VFT) dedicated to teaching students how to put the Six Sustainable Happiness Skills—mindfulness, human connection, gratitude, positive outloo

Truist Executive Leaders Spend Time with Small Businesses

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It takes courage, conviction & hard work to own a business. Our Executive Leaders recently spent time with several small business owners in Charlotte. Their talent, energy & achievements motivated us to be even more committed to inspiring & building better lives and communities.

Company Launches Project C, Celebrates With New York Day of Service

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NEW YORK, September 17, 2021 /3BL Media/ -  More than 1,000 National Grid employees are giving back to their local communities today to celebrate a Day of Service across the company’s 26,000-square-mile New York service area. Company employees are reaffirming their spirit of altruism across the state by volunteering at food banks, Habitat for Humanity and Meals on Wheels, as well as stocking student backpacks and food warehouses, supplying PPE, cleaning up neighborhoods and parks, providing STEM education, offering energy affordability solutions, and much more. 

Introducing Verizon Small Business Digital Ready

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Moving forward, a strong economy needs digital-ready small business owners. That’s why Verizon has a goal to provide resources to help 1M small businesses thrive in the digital economy. Introducing Verizon Small Business Digital Ready, a new online curriculum made for small business owners, by small business owners.

The curriculum is designed to help small businesses move forward in four ways:

Personalized learning

Brief, information-packed lessons small businesses can use right away.

Expert coaching

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