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On World Refugee Day: An Opportunity to Change the Narrative

By: Samantha Joseph, Account Manager
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I was standing in the medical container of the refugee camp in Greece where I was volunteering when all the sudden, I heard shouting and saw dozens of people running towards me. In the chaos, it was very difficult to tell what had happened and who was hurt. Two children were passed to our nurses and I could see they were severely burned. A woman was laid down at our door unconscious, a man was screaming. Someone finally translated – a gas cooker had exploded inside of a tent where a mother, father and two of their three children were sitting.

United Nations Development Programme Announces ‘The Lion’s Share’ Fund With Founder Finch and Founding Partner Mars to Tackle Crisis in Wildlife Conservation and Animal Welfare

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  • Announced Today at Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, ‘the Lion’s Share’ Fund Sees Mars Join As the Founding Partner. Project Founded and Initiated by Production Company Finch
  • The Fund Aims to Raise $100M a Year Within Three Years
  • Call for World’s Biggest Advertisers to Contribute a Small Percentage of Advertising Spend From Advertisements Featuring Animals
  • Lion’s Share Special Ambassador, Sir David Attenborough, Urges Companies to ‘step Up’ and Do More to Secure the Health of the Planet

Comcast NBCUniversal Releases 2018 Corporate Social Responsibility Report

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PHILADELPHIA, June 21, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Comcast NBCUniversal released its 2018 Corporate Social Responsibility Report today. It covers the following seven themes:

Singtel Group Publishes Its Fourth Group Sustainability Report 2018

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The Singtel Group Sustainability Report 2018 is the company’s fourth Group report which covers the Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) and sustainability strategies, initiatives and performance of its operations in Singapore and Australia for the financial year ended 31 March 2018 (FY2018).

A Peaceful War on CSR – Making CSR Work for the Poorest

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The Erb Institute participated in the India Centre for Responsible Business's fourth annual International Sustainability Standards Conference in Delhi. We were inspired by Sudhir K. Sinha, the Founder Director and Chief Coach at the Centre for Sustainability and Responsibility Inc (CSR Inc) in India and asked that he write an article on the state of CSR in India.

By Sudhir K. Sinha, Guest Contributor at Erb Institute | Business for Sustainability
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The Erb Institute participated in the India Centre for Responsible Business's fourth annual International Sustainability Standards Conference in Delhi. We were inspired by Sudhir K. Sinha, the Founder Director and Chief Coach at the Centre for Sustainability and Responsibility Inc (CSR Inc) in India and asked that he write an article on the state of CSR in India.

SERES and CECP Collaborate to Generate a Positive Impact on Society Through Business Management

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  • SERES and CECP organized a meeting this morning, CEOs for Good, during which they brought together the top management of Spanish companies and pondered on the importance of having responsible leaders within the business framework.
  • SERES and CECP share the same objective: generate a positive impact on society through business management. SERES has become CECP's Global Exchange Local Authority in Spain.
  • Both entities are working alongside CEOs and companies to empower them to be a force for good in society. SERES and CECP seek to enhance the bond between social and economic progress and view corporate leadership as a cornerstone for achieving a cultural change.
Press Release
  • SERES and CECP organized a meeting this morning, CEOs for Good, during which they brought together the top management of Spanish companies and pondered on the importance of having responsible leaders within the business framework.
  • SERES and CECP share the same objective: generate a positive impact on society through business management. SERES has become CECP's Global Exchange Local Authority in Spain.
  • Both entities are working alongside CEOs and companies to empower them to be a force for good in society. SERES and CECP seek to enhance the bond between social and economic progress and view corporate leadership as a cornerstone for achieving a cultural change.

Subaru Supports National Park Foundation Pic Your Park Instagram Contest

Participants can win prizes ranging from a VIP National Park trip to exclusive swag from National Park Foundation partners
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Washington, DC, June 21, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- A new Instagram contest launched by the National Park Foundation, the official nonprofit partner of the National Park Service, is inviting park goers – amateur and experienced – to submit pictures of themselves in national parks for the chance to win a variety of prizes. The contest, called Pic Your Park, is open now through September 28.

Sears, Rebuilding Together Join for Annual Heroes at Home Program

Celebrated program aims to raise funds and take care of home rebuilds for military families in need
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HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., June 21, 2018  /3BL Media/ – For the 11th year in a row, Sears and Rebuilding Together have teamed to launch the Heroes at Home initiative, which benefits veterans and their families through fundraising and critical home repair nationwide.

Points of Light Honors Jesse Williams, Gabrielle Giffords, Mark Kelly and Dwight Howard with Daily Point of Light Awards at Service Unites

Awards presented at the 2018 Service Unites conference honor and recognize individuals and companies for outstanding volunteer work
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ATLANTA , June 20, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Service Unites 2018, powered by Points of Light, convened nearly 2,000 nonprofit, government, business and civic leaders from 38 countries to gain and share the knowledge, resources and connections needed to galvanize the power of people to create change globally. During the three-day Atlanta event, Points of Light recognized four inspiring changemakers by presenting them with Daily Point of Light Awards, a prestigious honor started by President George H.W. Bush during his presidency.

Explore Taproot's New Supplement to Transforming Technology Pro Bono

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Pro bono service has the potential to shift technology adoption and implementation in the social sector. The Taproot Foundation, in collaboration with VMware Foundation, released a new supplement to Transforming Technology Pro Bono that will ensure nonprofits can maximize the impact technology pro bono can have on their organizations.

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