With summer in full swing, many kids are enjoying the outdoors, time with family and, freedom from the classroom. But, with school on pause, young children can experience what is called the “summer slide” – a decline in reading ability and other academic skills during the summer months.
During positiveNRG Week, 952 NRG employees in 16 states volunteered at more than 70 nonprofit organizations and donated $36,500 to charitable causes
PositiveNRG Week is our annual week-long philanthropic initiative where companywide volunteer opportunities are available for employees. For the 11th year, NRG employees dedicated a week to making a positive impact in their communities. During positiveNRG Week, 952 NRG employees in 16 states volunteered at more than 70 nonprofit organizations and donated $36,500 to charitable causes.
Bhavani Pyla and Michi Kono join Common Impact Board of Directors, expanding the organization’s leadership team and presence in New York City
NEW YORK, July 16, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Common Impact, a national nonprofit leader for corporate skills-based volunteerism, has announced the appointment of two new board members. Bhavani Pyla and Michi Kono join the organization’s board of directors to support Common Impact’s continued expansion as interest in and demand for pro bono service and effective community and employee engagement grows.
Death and taxes may be certain, but food and shelter are non-negotiable. In the United States, we waste a lot of food, but we’re running out of houses. In a society ostensibly dedicated to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness, the right to protection from the elements seems distinctly absent.
We don't need to be heroes or martyrs to become human rights defenders, what we need is to care about others and take a stand when we see injustices, be them big or small. That's the beauty of it, that all of us can and should become defenders. - RFK Human Rights Advocacy and Litigation Programs Director Angelita Baeyens
July 17, 2019 — Teck has released its third annual Economic Contribution Report, detailing the direct economic benefits created in the communities and jurisdictions where we operate, including payments to suppliers, employee wages and benefits, and payments to governments.
In 2018, Teck provided economic benefits including: