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Social Responsibility: Worthy, but Worthwhile?

Insurance professionals considering establishing CSR programs should know what the data has to say about CSR’s significance to consumers.
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Today’s large companies understand the value and need for corporate social responsibility (CSR): “green” programs, charitable donations, volunteerism and more. Considering the size, influence and resources found at such companies, it may not be difficult for them to establish, monitor and publicize high-profile corporate social responsibility efforts.

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Habitat for Humanity Does More Than Just Build Homes

Habitat for Humanity of Camden County partners with Subaru of America to strengthen local impact of home building mission and reduce waste
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CAMDEN COUNTY, NJ, August 20, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Habitat for Humanity, known throughout the world for helping families build and improve homes, is working to positively impact the local Camden community by providing decent and affordable places to call home. Since its founding in 1986, Habitat for Humanity of Camden County has partnered with approximately 60 families and nine years ago, opened the ReStore donation center and resale showroom in Pennsauken, NJ to provide a resource for residents and businesses to donate reusable furniture, appliances, home goods and building supplies.

A Model for Wildfire Disaster Relief

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Nearly 20,000 residents have been asked to evacuate their homes in Northern California as a result of the multiple wildfires that have been burning for weeks, and CNBC has reported that more than 16,000 homes have been threatened by potential damage from the wildfire at this point, leading to evacuation orders for nearly 25,000 residents.

Smithfield Foods Donates More Than 35,000 Pounds of Protein To Montana Food Bank Network

Albertsons joins the 41st stop of Smithfield’s 2018 Helping Hungry Homes® Tour
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MISSOULA, Mont., August 17, 2018 /3BL Media/ - This week, Smithfield Foods, Inc. and Albertsons joined forces to donate more than 35,000 pounds of protein to Montana Food Bank Network. Smithfield’s contribution was part of the company’s 2018 Helping Hungry Homes® donation tour. Now in the program’s 10th year, Helping Hungry Homes® is Smithfield’s signature hunger-relief initiative focused on alleviating hunger and helping Americans become more food secure.

Domtar Diaper Donations Bring Dignity and Comfort to Those in Need

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Our absorbent hygiene products are used by people around the world. They help bring health, dignity and comfort to infants, children and adults in communities throughout North America, Europe, Africa and the Middle East. Domtar diaper donations help ensure that everyone has access to these important products.

P&G, Gina Rodriguez Launch Campaign to Benefit Feeding America

By Barrett J. Brunsman
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Procter & Gamble Co. is partnering with actress Gina Rodriguez and the nonprofit Feeding America in a new advertising campaign that aims to build the confidence of girls as they enter puberty.

Timberland Supports Haitian Farmers as They Plant Haiti’s First Commercial Cotton Crop in 30 Years

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Smallholder farmers near Gonaives, Haiti recently planted the first commercial cotton crop in the country since 1987, with support from Timberland and other brands. The farmers planted a demonstration farm which will train other smallholder farmers to cultivate cotton. As a key supporter of the effort, Timberland provided participating farmers with shirts as a symbol of the future market for the cotton they planted.

Visa Announces Progress in Latest Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Report

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Visa released its 2017 Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Report, the company’s summary of progress in its ongoing commitment to corporate responsibility, sustainability and ethical leadership. The report addresses the commitments and progress Visa has made across its most significant environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues.

Watch the Video and Help Always End Period Poverty

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Nearly 1 in 5 girls in the US have missed school because they didn't have access to period protection. More than 137,000 girls in the UK regularly miss school because they don’t have access to sanitary protection, which not only impacts their education, but their relationships, life skills and confidence as well. Let’s change that!

Duke Energy Foundation Grants Will Help Strengthen Nonprofits, Provide Access to the Arts in South Carolina

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  • Nearly $300,000 in community impact grants will benefit 11 organizations
  • Funding will support capacity building, cultural programs and training efforts across Palmetto State
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  • Nearly $300,000 in community impact grants will benefit 11 organizations
  • Funding will support capacity building, cultural programs and training efforts across Palmetto State

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