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Auditing Community Investment in Canada: Three Major Trends

LBG Canada releases the 2011 Annual Benchmarking Report
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CALGARY, AB- With over $335 million invested into Canadian communities and 24,000 people contributing 238,689 volunteer hours across the country, the 2011 LBG (London Benchmarking Group) Canada benchmarking cycle represents significant growth. Today, the 37 participating companies together set the highest standard in community investment management, performance measurement and reporting in Canada.

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Response to U.S. Spring Storms through Three-Prong Approach
The tragic storms, fires, tornadoes and floods that have ravaged parts of the United States and Canada over the past few months have left thousands of people without homes or basic necessities.  Residents of affected regions have suffered unimaginable physical and personal losses and are in desperate need of help to rebuild and restore.
 

Lilly Donation to Patient Advocate Foundation Expands Services and Access for Patients With Most Common Form of Lung Cancer

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) INDIANAPOLIS - July 22, 2011 - Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) announced that it has made a charitable contribution to the Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF). The donation will enable expansion of the foundation's patient services programs, including Case Management and Co-Pay Relief (CPR) Programs in support of a new fund for patients with nonsquamous non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), the most common form of lung cancer.  

24 young people complete the fourth Youth Career Initiative in Jordan

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The Grand Hyatt Amman Hotel recently hosted a celebration to mark the graduation of 24 young Jordanians from the fourth year of the Youth Career Initiative (YCI) programme of the International Business Leaders Forum (IBLF) in Jordan. Graduates began the programme in November 2010 to learn a range of life and work skills that would enhance their employability as well as their expectations of a better future.

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The Grand Hyatt Amman Hotel recently hosted a celebration to mark the graduation of 24 young Jordanians from the fourth year of the Youth Career Initiative (YCI) programme of the International Business Leaders Forum (IBLF) in Jordan. Graduates began the programme in November 2010 to learn a range of life and work skills that would enhance their employability as well as their expectations of a better future.

Johnson & Johnson’s Bridge to Employment Program Prepares Teens for Careers in Health Care

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For over a decade, Johnson & Johnson’s Bridge to Employment (BTE) program has been helping young people build solid futures by introducing them to a variety of career opportunities in health care. BTE was designed to reach underprivileged students at risk of dropping out of high school and over the past ten years has influenced countless young men and women. Learn more how BTE in the Philippines inspired three young women to pursue higher education on our company blog, JNJ BTW.

ABOUT JOHNSON & JOHNSON
Caring for the world, one person at a time…inspires and unites the people of Johnson & Johnson. We embrace research and science -- bringing innovative ideas, products and services to advance the health and well-being of people. Our 115,000 employees at more than 250 Johnson & Johnson companies work with partners in health care to touch the lives of over a billion people every day, throughout the world.

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For over a decade, Johnson & Johnson’s Bridge to Employment (BTE) program has been helping young people build solid futures by introducing them to a variety of career opportunities in health care. BTE was designed to reach underprivileged students at risk of dropping out of high school and over the past ten years has influenced countless young men and women. Learn more how BTE in the Philippines inspired three young women to pursue higher education on our company blog, JNJ BTW.

ABOUT JOHNSON & JOHNSON
Caring for the world, one person at a time…inspires and unites the people of Johnson & Johnson. We embrace research and science -- bringing innovative ideas, products and services to advance the health and well-being of people. Our 115,000 employees at more than 250 Johnson & Johnson companies work with partners in health care to touch the lives of over a billion people every day, throughout the world.

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Project Belize 2011 Participants Share Their Stories, Day Three

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Since 2008, PwC has supported youth education for thousands of students in Belize City through Project Belize. The project has helped students continue their education and has been an inspirational experience for our PwC participants.

Read the journals entries about how this remarkable program continues to impact thousands of students Belize, their teachers and the people of PwC.

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Since 2008, PwC has supported youth education for thousands of students in Belize City through Project Belize. The project has helped students continue their education and has been an inspirational experience for our PwC participants.

Read the journals entries about how this remarkable program continues to impact thousands of students Belize, their teachers and the people of PwC.

Joint Winners from Nepal and Ethiopia Announced in Research4life Global Case Study Competition

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) London - 19 July, 2011 - The Research4Life partners today announced two winners in the “Access to Scientific Research Literature” global case study competition on how HINARI, AGORA, and/or OARE have impacted both work and communities. Dr. Arun Neopane a pediatrician from Nepal and Mr. Mulugeta Bayisa, a physiotherapist from Ethiopia were chosen as joint winners from over 60 entries to the competition held in celebration of the 10 year anniversary of the launch of HINARI and the Research4Life programme.

From Sin City to the Mile High City, the Southwest Airlines Conservation in Action Tour Rolls On

Southwest Airlines and SCA volunteers team up for 16th conservation project since June 17.
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In celebration of its 40th Anniversary, Southwest Airlines is teaming up with the Student Conservation Association (SCA) for the Conservation In Action Tour: 40 Projects for 40 Years to take their commitment to volunteerism and their passion for conservation on the road, literally!  Over the course of the Conservation in Action Tour, Southwest Employees and Customers will work with the SCA to organize and complete 40 conservation projects: one for every year Southwest Airlines has been in business.  The Tour will visit 25 U.S. cities.

The seventh and eighth stop on the tour were Las Vegas, Nevada, and Denver, Colorado.  The RV may have gotten stuck in the mud, but that didn't stop the SCA and Southwest Airlines from making a difference in the Mountain Region.

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In celebration of its 40th Anniversary, Southwest Airlines is teaming up with the Student Conservation Association (SCA) for the Conservation In Action Tour: 40 Projects for 40 Years to take their commitment to volunteerism and their passion for conservation on the road, literally!  Over the course of the Conservation in Action Tour, Southwest Employees and Customers will work with the SCA to organize and complete 40 conservation projects: one for every year Southwest Airlines has been in business.  The Tour will visit 25 U.S. cities.

The seventh and eighth stop on the tour were Las Vegas, Nevada, and Denver, Colorado.  The RV may have gotten stuck in the mud, but that didn't stop the SCA and Southwest Airlines from making a difference in the Mountain Region.

Building a Global Research Culture

Elsevier Foundation Video Features Librarians Without Borders® Initiative
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The Elsevier Foundation has released a new video, Building a Global Research Culture, featuring MLA’s Librarians Without Borders® (LWB) initiative.

The video highlights a recent training workshop for librarians, doctors, and teachers at the University of Swaziland. Since launch, the LWB program has equipped hundreds of information professionals and researchers in dozens of developing countries with the necessary skills to use the electronic resources available through Research4Life. This initiative is sponsored by the Elsevier Foundation.
 
About The Elsevier Foundation
The Elsevier Foundation provides grants to institutions around the world, with a focus on support for the world’s libraries and for scholars in the early stages of their careers.  Since its inception, the Foundation has awarded more than 60 grants worth millions dollars to non-profit organizations working in these fields. Through gift-matching, the Foundation also supports the efforts of Elsevier employees to play a positive role in their local and global communities. The Elsevier Foundation is funded by Elsevier, a leading global publisher of scientific, technical and medical information products and services.  www.elsevierfoundation.org
 
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The Elsevier Foundation has released a new video, Building a Global Research Culture, featuring MLA’s Librarians Without Borders® (LWB) initiative.

The video highlights a recent training workshop for librarians, doctors, and teachers at the University of Swaziland. Since launch, the LWB program has equipped hundreds of information professionals and researchers in dozens of developing countries with the necessary skills to use the electronic resources available through Research4Life. This initiative is sponsored by the Elsevier Foundation.
 
About The Elsevier Foundation
The Elsevier Foundation provides grants to institutions around the world, with a focus on support for the world’s libraries and for scholars in the early stages of their careers.  Since its inception, the Foundation has awarded more than 60 grants worth millions dollars to non-profit organizations working in these fields. Through gift-matching, the Foundation also supports the efforts of Elsevier employees to play a positive role in their local and global communities. The Elsevier Foundation is funded by Elsevier, a leading global publisher of scientific, technical and medical information products and services.  www.elsevierfoundation.org
 
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Project Belize 2011 Participants Share Their Stories, Day Two

Summary: 

Since 2008, PwC has supported youth education for thousands of students in Belize City through Project Belize. The project has helped students continue their education and has been an inspirational experience for our PwC participants.

Read the journals entries about how this remarkable program continues to impact thousands of students Belize, their teachers and the people of PwC.

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Since 2008, PwC has supported youth education for thousands of students in Belize City through Project Belize. The project has helped students continue their education and has been an inspirational experience for our PwC participants.

Read the journals entries about how this remarkable program continues to impact thousands of students Belize, their teachers and the people of PwC.

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