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Sappi Puts Its People First With Social Responsibility Goals

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The following offers a view of our annual performance in important areas of environmental and social responsibility. We monitor key metrics for fiber, emissions, energy usage and the impact of our operations on air, water and solid waste. We use this data to set improvement goals for our operations and interactions with key stakeholders.

Government of Ghana Launches First of Its Kind Public-Private Partnership With Novartis to Improve Diagnosis and Treatment of People With Sickle Cell Disease

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  • Memorandum of Understanding signed between Ministry of Health, Ghana Health Service, Sickle Cell Foundation of Ghana and global medicines company Novartis
  • Partnership to include the establishment of treatment guidelines, newborn screening, centers of excellence and the availability of accessible treatment options in line with the global standards of care
  • 15 000 babies are born with sickle cell disease every year in Ghana1
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  • Memorandum of Understanding signed between Ministry of Health, Ghana Health Service, Sickle Cell Foundation of Ghana and global medicines company Novartis
  • Partnership to include the establishment of treatment guidelines, newborn screening, centers of excellence and the availability of accessible treatment options in line with the global standards of care
  • 15 000 babies are born with sickle cell disease every year in Ghana1

More Than 55 Million Plates Filled

In a joint effort with Feeding America®, the 2018 Wells Fargo Holiday Food Bank collected enough food and money to help provide more than 55.7 million meals throughout the nation.
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The 2018 Wells Fargo Holiday Food Bank secured more than 55.7 million meals* during the holidays.

Timberland, Journeys, and the Student Conservation Association Leave Green Footprint in New York City

Volunteers install green roof and enhance grounds at Manhattan Center for Science and Mathematics in East Harlem
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This past fall, Timberland convened a team of volunteers in New York to take another step toward fulfilling the brand’s five-year urban greening commitment.

Benevity Welcomes Eve Stacey to Executive Team as President

Former SAP Concur Executive brings expertise in scaling strategy and operations for global growth
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CALGARY, AB, January 23, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Benevity, Inc., the leading global provider of corporate social responsibility and employee engagement software, today announced that Eve Stacey will join its executive team as President starting February 4, 2019. In this role, Eve will lead Benevity’s Client Success, Sales, Marketing, International and Strategic Partnership functions.

Aligning Business Needs & Community Impact | LBG Canada Company Spotlight - Cenovus

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As we begin 2019, LBG Canada spotlights the Cenovus Decision Making Criteria. A tool created to assist a geographically dispersed community investment team with decision-making consistency by clearly outlining and identifying characteristics of a community investment opportunity to ensure both community and business impact.

To learn more about the Cenovus Decision Making Criteria, click here: 

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Congrats to the Benevity Clients Who Made the JUST 100!

37 Benevity clients were listed among America’s Most JUST Companies
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At Benevity, we have the honor of helping purpose-driven companies achieve positive social and business outcomes through software that makes it easier for them and, more importantly, their people to give, volunteer and take action around causes they care about. You’ve likely heard plenty about the business benefits of building a culture of Goodness—like attracting, retaining and engaging employees, driving higher profitability and earnings, and enhancing brand reputation.

Pro Bono Perspectives: Episode 13 - Krista Canellakis, City & County of San Francisco

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We are thrilled to welcome, Krista Canellakis to Pro Bono Perspectives! Krista is the Chief Innovation Officer for the city and county of San Francisco. In her role, she connects creative people to projects that make cities more livable, inclusive and responsive. One of her office's signature programs is Civic Bridge, a program that puts pro bono talent from private sector professionals to work in solving critical city issues - you can see why we are excited to learn more!​

Pro Bono Perspectives Podcast: Episode 12 - Whitney Hampton, Gap Foundation

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We are so excited to welcome Whitney Hampton, Senior Manager at Gap Foundation to Pro Bono Perspectives to share her cross-sector journey! In her day-to-day role, Whitney manages Gap Inc's employee engagement programs. Whitney has a career that spans the nonprofit, public and private sectors starting her career at the nonprofit organization, KaBoom!  Whitney brings a unique cross-sector perspective to this conversation and is particularly excited about ways in which businesses and nonprofits can work together to create social change. 

Timberland, Journeys, and the Student Conservation Association Take Urban Greening to Los Angeles

Volunteers transform 10,000 square feet of vacant lot into a resident-driven urban farm to benefit the local homeless population
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On the third and final stop of Timberland’s three-city 2018 urban greening tour, close to 100 volunteers transformed a vacant lot in Los Angeles into a resident-driven urban farm to benefit the local homeless population.

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