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Tyler Perry, Lee Daniels, Queen Latifah and More Lead Panel at BET’s META Conference

Leading thought leaders gathered to explore how media’s digital revolution can create opportunity for the Black community.
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By Kelby Clark

At META Convened by BET, leading Black entrepreneurs, thought leaders, and cultural icons gathered in Los Angeles to discuss how they can work together to use technology to advance the Black community.

Keep America Beautiful Launches #Beautiful4th to Encourage Consumer Responsibility on Independence Day

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STAMFORD, Conn., June 25, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Happy Birthday, America! Independence Day is synonymous with fireworks, BBQs, and trips to the beach celebrating with family and friends. This year, national nonprofit Keep America Beautiful® is launching the #Beautiful4th campaign to encourage those partaking in July 4th activities to celebrate responsibly by cleaning up after themselves, or even engaging in broader cleanup activities. The campaign will launch on July 1 and run through July 7. Participants can submit their social content using the hashtag #Beautiful4th.

Keep America Beautiful Launches #Beautiful4th to Encourage Consumer Responsibility on Independence Day

Press Release

STAMFORD, Conn., June 25, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Happy Birthday, America! Independence Day is synonymous with fireworks, BBQs, and trips to the beach celebrating with family and friends. This year, national nonprofit Keep America Beautiful® is launching the #Beautiful4th campaign to encourage those partaking in July 4th activities to celebrate responsibly by cleaning up after themselves, or even engaging in broader cleanup activities. The campaign will launch on July 1 and run through July 7. Participants can submit their social content using the hashtag #Beautiful4th.

Empowering Employees: The Key to Achieving Environmental Sustainability Goals

By Scott Tew
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Companies increasingly believe that addressing environmental sustainability is a strategic and integral business imperative. This is evidenced most recently by the volume of companies with Earth Day announcements including going carbon net neutral or eliminating plastic packaging. Yet, only four percent of companies are successful in achieving their environmental sustainability goals, according to Bain & Company. This is because companies are challenged to connect their strategic sustainability vision with meaningful operational changes to meet those goals.

Big Brands, Industry Leaders, Seasoned Experts, One Conference

Early bird rates for 3BL Forum: Brands Taking Stands™ – What’s Next end on June 30
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NORTHAMPTON, Mass., June 27, 2019 /3BL Media/ - The days of remaining on the sidelines in a rapidly changing business environment are over for companies large and small. Whether it is meeting new expectations of stakeholders, embedding sustainable business practices into legacy systems, pioneering innovation, building a pipeline of talent or taking a public stance on a pressing issue, it is clear companies around the world are increasingly being asked to be bold. 

WEBINAR // Global Pro Bono Summit Recap

Dive into key takeaways and more on Thursday, June 27
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The Global Pro Bono Summit is an annual invitation-only gathering of leaders from across sectors and around the world with a shared vision to make the talents and skills of the entire business community accessible to organizations serving our collective good. Over the course of two days in May, Taproot Foundation brought together 150+ CSR, nonprofit, and government leaders from 28 countries to dig into topics ranging from movement building to the future of work.

Aramark Names Diversity Champion Natily Santos, 2019 Service Star Volunteer of the Year for Extraordinary Volunteer Service

Santos recognized for outstanding volunteer service to women and Latinos in Philadelphia
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June 27, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Natily Santos, Director, Supplier Diversity, has been named Aramark's 2019 Service Star Volunteer of the Year, in recognition of her commitment to volunteer service and leadership in her community.

Gilead Supports Future Leaders During Week of Service

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Today, our Week of Service volunteers performed maintenance and landscaping duties with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Oakland. Together, we can help Oakland’s youth grow into future leaders and positive forces in our society. Learn more about their work to support the innovators of tomorrow: http://bit.ly/2IFQoHb.

Pro Bono Perspectives Episode 24: Erica Tavares, International Medical Corps

Joining Forces for Disaster Relief
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In this episode, we turn back the clock to October 2018 when the world was recovering from several major natural disasters, including Hurricane Florence in the U.S. and the September earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia. Host & Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly and International Medical Corps (IMC) Senior Director of Institutional Advancement Erica Tavares take this opportunity to explore cross-sector partnerships focused on disaster relief.

TD Calls for Innovative Solutions to Help Increase Equitable Health Outcomes in Second Year of TD Ready Challenge

Up to ten grants available for eligible organizations in Canada and the United States as part of The Ready Commitment
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TORONTO and CHERRY HILL, N.J., June 25, 2019 /3BL Media/ – TD announced today that applications are open for the 2019 TD Ready Challenge, its annual North American initiative that has a total of 10 grants of $1 million (CDN) each, available to be awarded to ten future-forward organizations offering innovative solutions for a changing world.

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