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General Assembly and AT&T Expand Opportunities for Young People and Veterans as Part of a Clinton Global Initiative America (CGI America) “Commitment to Action”

New Scholarships Increase Pipeline of Underrepresented Individuals in the Tech Industry
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DENVER, June 9, 2014 /3BL Media/ – General Assembly (GA), the global educational institution building a community of entrepreneurs and professionals through instruction and opportunity in technology, business and design, today announced a $250,000 contribution from AT&T to expand GA’s “Opportunity Fund” scholarship program.

Baxter's Commitment to Innovative Programs and Advancing its Sustainability Priorities Featured in Sixteenth Report

Company Strengthens Access to Healthcare, Progresses on Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions
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DEERFIELD, Ill., June 10, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Baxter International Inc. (NYSE: BAX) today issued its 16th annual Sustainability Report detailing the company's progress creating social, environmental and economic value by addressing the needs of stakeholders worldwide.

Our Experience During Nepal’s Devastating, 7.8-Magnitude Earthquake

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AECOM Impact blog

Guillaume Prudent-Richard, AECOM associate director in environment, and Amit Prothi, manager of sustainability planning in AECOM’s planning, design and economics group, recently traveled to Kathmandu, Nepal, to run a disaster risk management workshop. They never could have predicted that they would encounter a 7.8-magnitude earthquake during their trip. In their AECOM Impact blog post, they discuss their experience during the tragedy in Nepal.

Players Trust Kicks off 2015 Buses for Baseball Program in Texas

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Arlington, Texas—The first Buses for Baseball event of the 2015 season kicked off on Thursday, June 4,  at Globe Life Park in Arlington, Texas, when 50 individuals from Rae’s Hope, a local Dallas based charity, were treated to an unforgettable day at the ballpark as the personal guests of the Players Trust and Rangers players. This one-of-a-kind ballpark visit included free roundtrip transportation, tickets, souvenirs, food and beverages and personal greetings by more than 10 Texas Rangers players.

Clorox Helps with Texas Flood Relief

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Heavy rains in Texas and Oklahoma have left more than 20 people dead and displaced thousands. We at the Clorox Company are grateful that our Texas-based employees are safe; however, our hearts goes out to all those affected by this natural disaster.

To assist flood victims in the recovery process, we are providing needed products as requested by the Red Cross, including nearly 15,000 bottles of Clorox® liquid bleach. We will continue to monitor the situation and do what we can to help.

The Second Immersion: BALLE-RSF Community Foundation Circle

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by Catherine Covington

“Such big solutions surely would help, and a number of times I have tramped the streets to promote them, but just as surely they would fail if not accompanied by small solutions.”- Wendell Berry

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