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Barclays Employee Takes Banking Skills Into Volunteer Mountain Rescue

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Lee Faulkner works in risk management for Barclays and volunteers with the Central Beacons Mountain Rescue Team, a voluntary organisation in South Wales. Lee talks us through his typical week – from searching for a missing person on the Brecon Beacons to helping rescue injured walkers – and how it feels for the team to have been recognised by Prince William.

iCause: Helping Nonprofits Build Their Audience and Increase Engagement

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July 20, 2018 /3BL Media/ - iCause is proud to announce a sponsorship and advertising solution for a fraction of the normal cost. Not only can companies advertise with iCause, end users can also earn rewards for redemption with Amazon by engaging with events, worldwide.  iCause provides access to millions of people on its event platform, making this the perfect opportunity for companies seeking to build their audience and increase engagement.

Science for a Cleaner, Healthier World

Johnson Matthey launches next phase of sustainable business framework, including ambitious new target to double positive impact of its products by 2025
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Johnson Matthey launches next phase of sustainable business framework, including ambitious new target to double positive impact of its products by 2025

Johnson Matthey, the global leader in science that makes the world cleaner and healthier, has set out its ambitious new sustainable business framework to drive growth and value creation in its latest annual report: matthey.com/ar-18

What to Know About the Next Generation of Activists

A conversation with 19-year-old activist Ziad Ahmed
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At 19 years old, Ziad Ahmed has become one of the young voices in a growing movement around creating social change. In describing his peers—Generation Z as they’re labeled—he says they have one goal in mind: Change.

Kid Power to Help Save the Earth

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“Do you want to help save the planet?” CLP Power graduate trainee Crystal Kwan asks the children at a kindergarten in Shatin. In a split second, more than a dozen hands shoot up into the air as the boys and girls cry out in unison: “Yes, I do. I do.”

Similar happy scenes have been repeated in kindergartens across Hong Kong as CLP young engineers and graduate trainees talk to youngsters about power generation, energy saving, and what it’s like to be an engineer. The response from the toddlers has been overwhelmingly enthusiastic.

Rising to the Challenge – the Comcast NBCUniversal Family

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Rising floodwaters. Hurricane-force winds. Rapidly spreading wildfires. These catastrophes all share one thing: they test the spirit. Throughout our entire Comcast NBCUniversal family, stories of selfless service and compassion have emerged from the recovery efforts. Our employees have an inclination toward action, so these are only a few of the hundreds of incredible examples of how we are Comcast strong.

Hope in Houston: Mike Piel

AEG and BET Host Sixth Annual BET Experience Youth Program

Program provides in-depth look at entertainment industry; behind-the-scenes access to BET Experience at L.A. LIVE and BET Awards
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Since the inception of BET Experience at L.A. LIVE in 2012, AEG, the world’s leading sports and live entertainment company and BET Networks have provided more than 300 students throughout the greater Los Angeles area with an in-depth look at the entertainment industry and behind-the-scenes access to the BET Experience at L.A. LIVE and the BET Awards through the BET Experience Youth Program.

How to Help Enable Nonprofits with Technology

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Software has the power to unlock new possibilities for people, and for the planet. And yet, not everyone is benefiting equally from automation and operational efficiency. NTEN’s 10th Annual Nonprofit Technology Staffing & Investment report showed that the average technology budget of nonprofits is 5.7 percent of their total operation budget, with only 28 percent of organizations often or regularly using technology volunteers.

Stronger, Better: A Year of Disaster and Resilience

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KEY TAKEWAYS

  1. We mobilized companywide to help employees, customers, and communities during 2017’s disasters.
  2. Comcast NBCUniversal helped generate over $130 million for recovery efforts in all these communities.
  3. We opened a full-time news bureau in Puerto Rico to report on the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria.
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KEY TAKEWAYS

  1. We mobilized companywide to help employees, customers, and communities during 2017’s disasters.
  2. Comcast NBCUniversal helped generate over $130 million for recovery efforts in all these communities.
  3. We opened a full-time news bureau in Puerto Rico to report on the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria.

Taproot's Field-Building Resources at Your Fingertips

Explore all that Taproot's new site has to offer
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Exploring Taproot Foundation's field-building resources, research, and tools has never been easier. 

Taproot's newly launched website features:

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