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Teenagers Deserve Families and YOU Can Make the Difference

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Maci was adopted just 51 days before turning 18. Her family is now the support system she always wanted. The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption believes all children, regardless of age, deserve a permanent family.

With your help, teens like Maci will graduate high school with parents in the audience, beaming with pride.

eBay | Everyday Heroes: Connecting a City

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Millions of people from all around the world connect on eBay. Each time that happens, something positive happens in the world. These are the stories of everyday people on eBay making an extraordinary difference in the lives of others.

Nearly half of low-income households in Los Angeles do not own a computer. See how one eBay seller is helping open new doors for them.
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Millions of people from all around the world connect on eBay. Each time that happens, something positive happens in the world. These are the stories of everyday people on eBay making an extraordinary difference in the lives of others.

Sustainable Brands Vancouver Redesigns the Good Life

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Last week, the Cone team joined more than 2,000 attendees at the Sustainable Brands conference in Vancouver for four days of conversation around “Redesigning the Good Life.” With the stunning juxtaposition of Vancouver’s blue glass skyscrapers and snowcapped mountains as a background, sustainability and social impact leaders convened to share the progress made over the past year, the challenges encountered and how we can collectively redesign a better future for all.

Get Your Reporting Journey Started With the GRI Standards

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Introducing the GRI Sustainability Reporting Standards, the first global standards for sustainability reporting. 

The GRI Standards help all organizations to report publicly on their economic, environmental and social impacts and show their impacts - positive or negative - to sustainable development. The GRI Standards are based on years of expert input from diverse stakeholders, and represent a common language for sustainability reporting. 

GRI Is Looking for Accomplished Nominees for Its Governance Bodies

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GRI’s mission to empower decisions that create social, environmental and economic benefits for everyone, can only be fulfilled if everyone is represented. That is why multi-stakeholder representation is at the core of all of our activities, and our governance. And to make this inclusiveness more tangible, there is a yearly opportunity for different constituencies to become part of our governance bodies. 

Members of these governance bodies are experts in their field who are also deeply interested in shaping the future of sustainability reporting. 

Tupperware Brands' Leadership Team Visits Boys and Girls Club in Guatemala

Company donates bus, supplies to support the club's efforts.
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Rick Goings, along with other members of Tupperware’s leadership team (Luciano Garcia, Maria Luisa Suarez and Vivian Melendez),  visited a Boys & Girls Club in Zona 4 de Mixco, Guatemala. Rick and his team were quickly impressed by the number of kids at the club, who were very eager to welcome them and share their stories. 

PepsiCo Champions Farmer Economic Security, Sustainability

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The word “sustainability” doesn’t give too many farmers the warm fuzzies, admits Margaret Henry, PepsiCo director of sustainable agriculture. She gets it. Henry grew up on a Kentucky dairy farm.

But here’s why she thinks the concept is important: In her view, it allows the food system to speak with a common language that resonates with consumers. If used properly, it instills confidence that farmers and their food-system partners are conserving natural resources.

"My, How Far We've Come"

Taproot Foundation celebrates 10th anniversary of Matt O'Grady Day
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Each year on June 19, the Taproot Foundation celebrates Matt O'Grady Day, an organization-wide holiday honoring the wedding anniversary of former National Director of Expansion Matt O'Grady. This day also recognizes a major milestone of the civil rights movement - the legalization of gay marriage in California.
 
On this 10th anniversary, Taproot invited Matt O'Grady to reflect on the movement, the last 10 years, and the value of an inclusive company culture.

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