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Major Leaguer Eric Hosmer Goes All Out for Kansas City Youth

Royals star shines bright for Big Brothers Big Sisters
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World Series champion, All-Star Game MVP, three-time Gold Glove Award winner and 2017 World Baseball Classic champion — first baseman Eric Hosmer has developed an impressive baseball resume since joining the Kansas City Royals in 2011.

But in addition to making a big difference for the Royals in recent years, the 27-year-old has also made a positive and significant impact in the Kansas City community.

Whirlpool's Problem Solvers

By Tony Wittkowski
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BENTON HARBOR — Instead of just volunteering, more than two dozen Whirlpool Corp. workers took part in a team-building exercise Tuesday that simultaneously solved a few kinks for a nonprofit organization.

In an effort to put their training to the test, workers from Whirlpool’s North American Region International Logistics team spent half the day at the Southwest Michigan Community Action Agency’s warehouse in downtown Benton Harbor to evaluate the boxing-cycle process.

Keep Golden Isles Beautiful Encourages Girl Scout’s Effort to Prevent Stormwater Drain Debris

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Chelsea Yates, an ambitious 11-year-old, has jump-started a movement to remind people that littering around public storm drains negatively effects the environment -- namely, marine life -- by posting notices on roadside storm drains in Brunswick, Georgia.

Case Study: Fostering Inclusion and Diversity

Newmont's Commitment to Recognize and Respect the Communities in which we operate.
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Our commitment to recognize, respect and leverage each other's differences and similarities extends beyond the mine and into the communities where we operate.

To learn more, visit http://sustainabilityreport.newmont.com/2016/

97 GM Facilities Connect with Nature for World Environment Day

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Nearly 100 General Motors facilities participated in World Environment Day, an observation established by the United Nations. This year’s theme:  “connect people to nature.”

While all of GM’s manufacturing sites conduct at least one environmental outreach activity a year, this is the second time GM rallied its teams to measure its collective impact within roughly the same period.  

GM Student Corps Celebrates 5 Years of Enhancing Communities and Changing Young Lives

Program expands to 150 students from 15 high schools who will learn, earn and lead this summer
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DETROIT, July 20, 2017 /3BL Media/ — Brittany Agee is well on her way toward achieving her dream of becoming a social worker. This summer, the former GM Student Corps high school intern — who’s now a junior at Alabama State University — is returning as a college intern and mentor to help other students see their potential.

“I learned so much being part of Student Corps, and now I want to help others see that education is the way up,” said Agee, a 2015 graduate of the Academy of Public Leadership at Detroit’s Cody Campus.

College-Bound Girl Scout Starts Nonprofit to Save the Bees

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Two years ago, Elizabeth Klosky was brainstorming ideas with her father on what to do for her Girl Scouts Gold Award project when she had the idea to do something to protect bees. She and her father had just begun to keep bees in the yard, but when she realized how important they were to the environment – and that certain bee populations around the world were struggling – she wanted to help.

Initially, her idea was to go to events focused on nature and environmental issues, reach out to people there and set up a few native bee houses.

Congratulations to Virginia's 2017 Cox Conserves Hero - Barbara Duerk

Roanoke Valley Chapter of FRIENDS of the Blue Ridge Parkway receives $10K
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Happy #ParksAndRecreationMonth!

Business Leaders From Leading US Brands to Tackle Linking Social Purpose With Commercial Success in San Francisco This November

C-suite leaders from Facebook, Yahoo, Microsoft and Google will meet at the first ever Responsible Business Summit West in November to champion the delivery of social impact by looking at stakeholder engagement, leveraging data & technology and more
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LONDON, July 20, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The Responsible Business Summit is returning to the US in 2017 to tackle some of the top societal and business-critical issues faced on the West Coast and will launch for the first time in San Francisco on November 14-15.

Taking place on November 14-15 in San Francisco, this will be a landmark event as it marks the first time the Ethical Corporation’s globally renowned flagship Responsible Business Summit Series is held on the West Coast of the US.

Economic Stimulators, Even After Marlin’s Closure

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In this final installment of our four-part tribute to the legacy of Marlin mine, we take a look at the economic benefits and opportunities that have been created as a result of its decade long operations.

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