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Medical Affairs, Americas Bolsters Funding for Next Generation of Scientists

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Stellar Girls™, an after-school science program offered to more than 600 girls from 25 Chicago-area schools, was the recipient of an $8,570 check raised from voluntary contributions by employees of Astellas Medical Affairs, Americas (MAA) with a match from the Astellas Matching Gifts program. The donation, earmarked for program supply kits, augments funding provided by the Astellas USA Foundation and the One Astellas Spirit Run fundraiser sponsored by the Womens Employee Resource Group (Stellar Women) during the US National Sales Forum.

Five Trends Shaping CSR Today: A Webinar From Catalist and Blackbaud on August 21st

Join Brittany Hill, CEO and co-founder of Catalist, as she gives a sneak peek to a much-anticipated session at this year’s bbcon—Leading CSR Trends: Powering New Relationships Between Corporations and Nonprofits.
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2018 has been a significant year for corporate responsibility, with many companies placing a heightened focus on this area particularly after BlackRock's announcement in January regarding their investment requirements. Are you aware of other prominent themes that have developed over the course of the year? For example, are you prepared to refine your list of partners based on the brand shift away from multiple partners to a few targeted and select nonprofit partners?

Sysco Announces 2025 Corporate Social Responsibility Goals

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HOUSTON, August 13, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- Sysco Corporation (NYSE:SYY), the leading global foodservice distribution company, announced today its 2025 Responsibility Goals, building on the company’s long-standing Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives. These newly defined goals set a clear path for the future and demonstrate the company’s continued commitment to care for people, supply products responsibly and protect the planet.

Arrow Electronics Supports Concert and “Culture in Action Day” by Acclaimed Cellist Yo-Yo Ma

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Arrow Electronics supported renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma’s two-day visit to Denver, which included a sold-out concert at Red Rocks Amphitheater and a day of conversation and action around the unifying role of culture in communities.

American Express and Pharrell Williams Partner to Back Arts and Music Education in Schools

American Express to Gift $1 Million to Benefit Young Audiences Arts for Learning and Co-host Yellow Ball Fundraiser with Pharrell; Missy Elliott to Headline Yellow Ball, with Featured Performances by A$AP Ferg and DJ Stretch Armstrong
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NEW YORK, August 13, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Today, American Express and Pharrell Williams announced an expanded partnership and joint commitment to raise awareness and support to bring more arts education to schools nationwide. As part of the collaboration, American Express Platinum and Pharrell will host a fundraising event, called the Yellow Ball, with an all-star lineup of collaborators on September 10, at the Brooklyn Museum to benefit Young Audiences Arts for Learning.

VIDEO | Teen Flies Around World Solo to Raise Money for Family Friend's 8-Year-Old with Brain Cancer

Logan specifically did the flight for 8-year-old Ethan of Atlanta who is battling a rare form of pediatric brain cancer.
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A 19-year-old pilot spent less than a month flying around the world to raise awareness for pediatric cancer research. 

Logan Tinley, who has been a pilot for a little over a year, specifically did the flight for 8-year-old Ethan Lassiter of Atlanta who is battling a rare form of pediatric brain cancer.

Watch the video and read the full article on 11ALIVE.com.

Hurricane Recovery Assistance Still Available for Military Families

Operation Homefront Continues to Support Victims of 2017 Disasters
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SAN ANTONIO, T.X. , August 9, 2018 /3BL Media/– As America prepares for the 2018 hurricane season, Operation Homefront, thanks to generous support from the Walmart Foundation and others, are ensuring that military families in Florida and other locations impacted by the devastating series of natural disasters in 2017 are not forgotten.  The need to assist these families continues, as temporary federal programs and moratoriums that were implemented to support the victims of these disasters are now expiring.

Boost Employee Giving and Scale Your Company's Community Impact With This Modern Approach to Workplace Giving

Register Now for This September 13th Webinar
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One of the top five detractors from an employee donor's giving experience is the limited ability to donate how and when they want. And among the biggest obstacles to giving is affordability, with about 1 in 8 Americans surveyed in Thrivent Financial's Money Mindset Report saying it’s because they “can’t give enough to make a difference.” 

What if your company could remove these barriers to giving and boost workplace giving participation, while simultaneously maximizing your company’s impact in the community?

VIDEO | Barclays Citizenship Awards: Azure Power Team Uses Green Bonds to Finance Solar Projects

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Azure Power raised $500 million from green bonds, with help from our team, to finance solar power projects, contributing to India’s goal to move towards 40% electricity generation from non-fossil sources by 2030.

Barclays Citizenship Awards

Citizenship can take many different forms – from supporting entrepreneurs to helping young people develop their employment skills. The annual Barclays Citizenship Awards recognise those colleagues who make that difference and create opportunities to rise.

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