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Cisco Executive Platform Blog | Adaptive. Reliable. Secure. Even During a Crisis

by Tae Yoo, Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs
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On September 20, 2017, Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico with sustained winds of 155 miles per hour. In its wake was widespread destruction that left island residents without basic human necessities. Responding to this disaster, Cisco teamed with NetHope to support recovery.

Cisco has a long history with NetHope. In fact, we co-founded the nonprofit in 2001 to bring international humanitarian organizations and the technology sector together to improve disaster response and relief efforts.

Proyecto Mirador: Transforming Poor Communities Through Innovative Funding

By Jan Lee
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In the highlands of Honduras, where tourism and coffee production drive the country’s economic engine, a social revolution is taking place.

Innovative Implementation of EU Directive on Non-Financial Reporting

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​It is a little over three years since the adoption of EU Directive 2014/95/EU on non-financial disclosure. By now, all EU Member States have transposed these rules into their relevant national legislation, and some innovative and progressive practices have emerged. At GRI, we want to highlight some of the best practices in the application of these state-specific requirements.

A New Way to Fundraise on eBay (INFOGRAPHIC)

Our new peer-to-peer fundraising tool supports American Cancer Society events like Relay For Life.
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When you participate in a charity fundraising event like Relay For Life, you work with a team to raise money by having your friends and family donate on your behalf. But what if they could go to eBay, sell something and have that money go directly toward your fundraising goal?

3 Ways to Get Full Benefits of Your Fair Trade Roses

What’s in it for you to buy healthier-sourced roses this Valentine's Day? Maybe more than you think.
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No doubt about it, a huge advantage of Fair Trade Certified roses, at least for those of us buying them, is ease of selection.

Puerto Rico Journal: Restoring Power on the Island

Duke Energy’s Ryan Mosier joins workers getting the lights back on after Hurricane Maria
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Editor's note: Duke Energy spokesperson Ryan Mosier gives an inside look at restoration efforts in Puerto Rico. He is stationed with about 220 other Duke Energy workers who went to the island on Jan. 14 to restore power following Hurricane Maria in October. Learn more about the effort here

Feb. 14

Gracias, Dios y amen

A Sweet Surprise for a Couple in Their 90s

Florida lineman met couple after Hurricane Irma knocked out their power and he never forgot them
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For Duke Energy lineman apprentice Shawn Tillis, rest and normalcy have erased the exhaustion of restoring power after Hurricane Irma drenched and devastated much of Florida five months ago. But one memory remains strong.

When Tillis thinks about Hurricane Irma, he remembers Mary Schwartz, a woman with an “angelic face.”

Mary Schwartz and her husband, Larry, both in their 90s, live in a modest house along the Rainbow River in Dunnellon, Fla. Larry Schwartz takes care of his wife of more than 70 years. She is confined to an electric bed.

Hats Off to the 2018 Corporate Goodness Award Winners

Celebrating companies and people that support their communities and causes through passion, technology and a commitment to doing good
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Every year, Benevity and our community takes a little time to recognize progressive companies who are harnessing the power of their people and communities through a modern approach to corporate giving and employee engagement. These companies have infused a culture of Goodness into the world through their employees, consumers, communities and beyond. They inspire us with their innovative approaches, their contributions and, most of all, their impact. 

JetBlue and The New York Botanical Garden Start an Environmental Consortium Focusing on Conservation in the Caribbean

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As the official airline partner and a founding member of this Caribbean consortium, JetBlue furthers its mission to balance conservation and commerce

Caribbean consortium kicks off with a ‘Spotlight on Cuba’

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As the official airline partner and a founding member of this Caribbean consortium, JetBlue furthers its mission to balance conservation and commerce

Caribbean consortium kicks off with a ‘Spotlight on Cuba’

MTV and Get Schooled Launch “We Are the Dream” Campaign with Multi Platinum Recording Artist and Activist French Montana to Support Undocumented Students Seeking Higher Education

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NEW YORK, February 15, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Last week, MTV and Get Schooled launched, “We are the Dream,” a multi-platform campaign to amplify resources for undocumented youth seeking higher education.  Highlights of the campaign include:

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