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Every day, Media Impact works with incredible partners around the globe to tell the stories that change the world. In 27 years of work, together we have produced more than 3,000 episodes of 75 radio and television productions that have collectively reached more than 1 billion people in over 40 countries. We believe in this work because we have seen its impact over and over again.

And lately, it seems, others are taking note.

Forbes India Magazine: The Real Benefits of Capitalism

By creating shared value, companies can deliver profits while also serving society
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The Indian private sector has the power to contribute to inclusive growth. However, the current methods of charity and corporate responsibilty won't get companies far. What will? Creating shared value. 

Chrysler Group Strengthens Commitment to City of Detroit

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  • Chrysler Group to move Great Lakes Business Center and support other company functions to Rock Ventures’ Historic Dime Building
  • Building to be renamed Chrysler House as the latest feature of Downtown Detroit Skyline
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  • Chrysler Group to move Great Lakes Business Center and support other company functions to Rock Ventures’ Historic Dime Building
  • Building to be renamed Chrysler House as the latest feature of Downtown Detroit Skyline

Marc Stoiber: PepsiCo is Building Ripples Into Its Futureproof Brand

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The concept of brand has rippled, or expanded, greatly with the rise of sustainability.

Suddenly, it isn't all about limiting interaction to times revolving around consumption. Companies are thinking about how the consumer can do more, impacting the environment during use or at disposal, for example. And they're also going further and further up the supply chain to ensure virtuous behavior -- knowing that journalists are growing more vocal about environmental infractions that previously remained hidden.

Burger King’s Big Commitment

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Burger King, the world's second largest fast food chain, signaled bold change this week when it announced it will source 100 percent of its eggs and pork from cage-free chickens and crate-free pigs by 2017.

Local CITGO® Lubricants Plant Helps Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana Celebrate Earth Day

Volunteers Help Beautify Landscaping at a Ronald McDonald House
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CICERO, Ill., April 27, 2012 / 3BL Media / PRNewswire/ -- Employees at the CITGO lubricants blending plant in Cicero volunteered their time on Earth Day to help beautify the local Ronald McDonald House® near Advocate Hope Children's Hospital. On April 22, 38 CITGO volunteers excavated stones, added soil and planted grasses and other plants to refresh the grounds of the House.

(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120427/PH92805 )

Let the Zurich Charity Cup Games Begin: Seven PGA TOUR Golfers Compete Over Nine Weeks to Win $30,000 for One of Seven Charities

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(3BL Media) New Orleans - April 26, 2012 - Seven PGA TOUR golfers will battle it out beyond the ropes at TPC Louisiana for $30,000 to donate to their charity of choice. Today, during the Zurich Classic of New Orleans, Zurich officially kicked off the Zurich Charity Cup that gives fans of the TOUR and golf a way to cheer for their favorite golfer each week online for nine weeks and help him win $30,000 for charity.

CITGO Awards Wythe-Grayson Regional Library Foundation for Fueling Good

Virginia Charity Provides Literacy Outreach to Shut-Ins and Nursing Homes
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INDEPENDENCE, Va., April 26, 2012 / 3BL Media / PRNewswire/ -- Caring about people and helping to improve the quality of their lives is a deeply embedded value of CITGO Petroleum Corporation and its Fueling Good program.

CVS Caremark Partners with The Miracle Project to Implement Musical Theater Training Programs in San Diego and San Jose

Creative workshops and artistic programs designed specifically to connect children with autism through theater, music and dance
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(3BL Media) San Diego, CA - April 25, 2012 - CVS Caremark announced today its partnership with The Miracle Project, a non-profit organization that creates social skills programs for children with autism through the performing arts, to expand The Miracle Project Schoo

Congratulations to Rebecca Mieliwocki, the 2012 National Teacher of the Year

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For the eighth year in a row, ING U.S. is a proud co-sponsor of the National Teacher of the Year, a project by the Council of Chief State School Officers.

Congratulations to Rebecca Mieliwocki, a seventh-grade English teacher in Burbank, California, who is our 62nd National Teacher of the Year! Mieliwocki, along with the 2012 State Teachers of the Year, were recognized by President Barack Obama in a ceremony at the White House on Tuesday, April 24, 2012.

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