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Arrow Electronics Takes Service to New Heights

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This July, a group of summer interns at Arrow Electronics participated in a day of volunteer work at Gray’s and Torrey’s peaks in Colorado, taking service initiatives to an elevation of 12,000 feet. Throughout the day, they performed trail maintenance, guided by leaders from the Colorado Fourteeners Initiative (CFI).

Engaging with Children: Taking Care of the Planet

Gildan’s employees and their families participate in activities to help the environment.
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Employees and their families in Honduras, Nicaragua, Dominican Republic and Mexico and their children joined in a number of community initiatives to raise awareness of the importance of environmental protection.  Families participated in reforestation activities and children were invited to compete in an environmental drawing contest and recycling challenge.

VIDEO | See How CIT Employees Volunteered in Their Communities Across the Country

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During CIT Cares Month, more than 250 community projects were completed by 1,900 CIT volunteers over 7,300 hours across 18 locations to make a difference. These efforts included packing & delivering over 130,000 lbs of food, planting 1,300 lbs of vegetables, and cleaning parks and beaches across the country. 

Click here to read more about CIT Cares Month.

FFA Empowering Tomorrow’s Leaders

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When Leslie Turner was growing up on a cattle farm in Kansas, getting up at 5:30 a.m. to do her chores, she turned to one of the largest youth leadership organizations in the world to give her a valuable experience that would help shape her life and career.
 
Turner was a state and national officer for Future Farmers of America (FFA).
 

iCause: Helping Nonprofits Build Their Audience and Increase Engagement

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July 20, 2018 /3BL Media/ - iCause is proud to announce a sponsorship and advertising solution for a fraction of the normal cost. Not only can companies advertise with iCause, end users can also earn rewards for redemption with Amazon by engaging with events, worldwide.  iCause provides access to millions of people on its event platform, making this the perfect opportunity for companies seeking to build their audience and increase engagement.

Science for a Cleaner, Healthier World

Johnson Matthey launches next phase of sustainable business framework, including ambitious new target to double positive impact of its products by 2025
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Johnson Matthey, the global leader in science that makes the world cleaner and healthier, has set out its ambitious new sustainable business framework to drive growth and value creation in its latest annual report: matthey.com/ar-18

Within this new sustainable business framework, the company has set an ambitious target to double the positive contribution its products make to a cleaner, healthier world by 2025. 

What to Know About the Next Generation of Activists

A conversation with 19-year-old activist Ziad Ahmed
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At 19 years old, Ziad Ahmed has become one of the young voices in a growing movement around creating social change. In describing his peers—Generation Z as they’re labeled—he says they have one goal in mind: Change.

Kid Power to Help Save the Earth

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“Do you want to help save the planet?” CLP Power graduate trainee Crystal Kwan asks the children at a kindergarten in Shatin. In a split second, more than a dozen hands shoot up into the air as the boys and girls cry out in unison: “Yes, I do. I do.”

Similar happy scenes have been repeated in kindergartens across Hong Kong as CLP young engineers and graduate trainees talk to youngsters about power generation, energy saving, and what it’s like to be an engineer. The response from the toddlers has been overwhelmingly enthusiastic.

AEG and BET Host Sixth Annual BET Experience Youth Program

Program provides in-depth look at entertainment industry; behind-the-scenes access to BET Experience at L.A. LIVE and BET Awards
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Since the inception of BET Experience at L.A. LIVE in 2012, AEG, the world’s leading sports and live entertainment company and BET Networks have provided more than 300 students throughout the greater Los Angeles area with an in-depth look at the entertainment industry and behind-the-scenes access to the BET Experience at L.A. LIVE and the BET Awards through the BET Experience Youth Program.

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