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100-Million Pound Problem: The Subaru Zero Landfill Initiative to Make National Parks Zero-Landfill

[Video Trailer] Who We Are is What We Leave Behind
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Every year, visitors to the most pristine places on earth send over 100 million pounds of garbage to landfills. Subaru, recognized for having the first automotive assembly plant in America designated as zero landfill, presents "Who We Are is What We Leave Behind," a new video series documenting the National Parks zero landfill initiative. 

Top Companies and Nonprofit Partners Named Finalists in 2015 VolunteerMatch Corporate Volunteer Awards

Winners to be announced at the 2015 VolunteerMatch Summit on December 1st in Oakland, CA.
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August 31, 2015 /3BL Media/ - VolunteerMatch, the Web's largest volunteer engagement network, announced today the finalists for the 2015 VolunteerMatch Corporate Volunteer Awards. The winners will be recognized at a ceremony during the 2015 VolunteerMatch Summit, to be held December 1-2, 2015 in Oakland, CA.

The VolunteerMatch Corporate Volunteer Awards include the categories ‘Employee Volunteer Program of the Year’, and the newly added ‘Innovation Award’.

Cox Employee Relief Fund Reaches $4 Million Giving Milestone

Ten years after Hurricane Katrina, more than 1,700 employees helped during times of need
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ATLANTA, August 28, 2015 /3BL Media/ — The Cox Employee Relief Fund (CERF), established hours after the devastation of Hurricane Katrina by members of the Cox family and the James M. Cox Foundation, announced today that it has surpassed $4 million in employee grants. More than 1,700 employees have received direct financial assistance from the fund since its inception a decade ago.

Engineering the Path to Water Conservation

Kohler’s resident water expert explains his journey from chemical engineer to sustainability marketing manager.
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Kohler’s resident water expert explains his journey from chemical engineer to sustainability marketing manager.

Engineering the Path to Water Conservation

Photos: Novartis 12th Annual International BioCamp

Photos of attendees and winners of Novartis BioCamp
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Today, Novartis announced the winners of its twelfth annual International Biotechnology Leadership Camp (BioCamp), a three-day seminar bringing biotechnology and business experts together with 70 selected students from leading international universities in 24 countries and territories, originating from 31 different nations.

Novartis Continues Commitment to go the Last Mile in Effort to Eliminate Leprosy

New five-year commitment includes donation of treatments worth more than USD 40 million and is expected to reach an estimated 1.3 million patients
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Novartis continues commitment to go the last mile in effort to eliminate leprosy

  • New five-year commitment includes donation of treatments worth more than USD 40 million and is expected to reach an estimated 1.3 million patients
     
  • Novartis Foundation’s new leprosy contact tracing program now launched in five countries
     
  • The company and foundation have a strong legacy in the fight against leprosy, donating medicines and developing programs to improve care of patients
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Novartis continues commitment to go the last mile in effort to eliminate leprosy

  • New five-year commitment includes donation of treatments worth more than USD 40 million and is expected to reach an estimated 1.3 million patients
     
  • Novartis Foundation’s new leprosy contact tracing program now launched in five countries
     
  • The company and foundation have a strong legacy in the fight against leprosy, donating medicines and developing programs to improve care of patients

Novartis Announces Winners of its 12th Annual International Biotechnology Leadership Camp (BioCamp)

Novartis BioCamp engages students around scientific advances and entrepreneurial opportunities
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Novartis International BioCamp highlights how collaboration and diversity drive innovation and inspires future science leaders

  • The International Biotechnology Leadership Camp (BioCamp) engages students around scientific advances and entrepreneurial opportunities
  • The interactive program brought 70 university students from 24 countries and territories to Novartis headquarters in Basel, Switzerland
    • Elena Gross, Sarmishtha Sharma and Masatoshi Takara are the winners of the case study competition
  • Novartis cultivates an inclusive high-performance environment encouraging collaboration by championing high performing teams with diversity and inclusion
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Novartis International BioCamp highlights how collaboration and diversity drive innovation and inspires future science leaders

  • The International Biotechnology Leadership Camp (BioCamp) engages students around scientific advances and entrepreneurial opportunities
  • The interactive program brought 70 university students from 24 countries and territories to Novartis headquarters in Basel, Switzerland
    • Elena Gross, Sarmishtha Sharma and Masatoshi Takara are the winners of the case study competition
  • Novartis cultivates an inclusive high-performance environment encouraging collaboration by championing high performing teams with diversity and inclusion

BJ’s Wholesale Clubs Help Fight Summer Hunger

Local BJ's Clubs donate food and supplies to hunger relief agencies this summer
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According to the USDA, nearly 22 million children rely on free and reduced-priced lunch to sustain a full and nutritious diet nationwide - only 18% of children that receive school lunch access summer meal assistance. To help ensure that these children get enough to eat during the summer months, local Clubs partnered with hunger-relief agencies in July to donate both food and funds to support various summer feeding programs.

Whirlpool Corporation and Habitat for Humanity Renew 2015 Partnership

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ATLANTA, Aug. 26, 2015 /3BL Media/ — Building on a 16-year partnership, Whirlpool Corporation today announced it will continue to provide a new range and refrigerator for every new Habitat for Humanity home in the U.S. in 2015, donating up to $5 million in products throughout the year. Whirlpool will also sponsor eight new home builds in partnership with families in need of affordable housing in the U.S.

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