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How Barclays Is Using Financial Intelligence to Tackle Human Traffickers

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As Head of Barclays’ Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU), former police officer Paul Horlick says his job is to “look at the risk of the firm being used to facilitate or launder the proceeds of crime through an intelligence-led lens”. Describing people trafficking and modern slavery as “an absolute priority” for the bank, he tells us how Barclays is partnering with law enforcement and government to tackle the problem.

Timberland Joins Rotary Peacebuilding Summit to Share Insights on Collaborative Cross-Sector Partnerships

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Timberland recently joined Rotary members and leaders from around the world in Toronto at the Rotary Peacebuilding Summit, part of the 109th annual Rotary International Convention. The Summit marked the culmination of a series of presidential peacebuilding conferences held since February in different locations around the world.

Hanes and Alternative Launch New National Park Foundation Collections

HanesBrands partnership will involve multiple brands and generate $4 million for conservation efforts
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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., August 9, 2018 /3BL Media/ – HanesBrands, a socially responsible manufacturer and marketer of leading everyday basic apparel, has introduced its first line of Hanes women’s apparel and a unisex collection from Alternative in collaboration with the National Park Foundation.

Sodexo and NAACP’s ACT-SO Initiative Award High School Students With Scholarships to the Culinary Institute of America

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GAITHERSBURG, Md., August 9, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Sodexo, a food services and facilities management company committed to improving Quality of Life, and NAACP’s ACT-SO initiative (Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics), the civil rights organization’s year-long youth program, held its annual competition with culinary and hospitality high school students last month in San Antonio, Texas. Winners received monetary scholarships to attend the Culinary Institute of America (CIA).

For Some Kids, Summer's Not so Healthy When School Lunch Goes Away

How community centers fill the gap
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It’s August, and we’re well in to the heat of summer. It should be a carefree time for children, but for those who depend on the National School Lunch Program during the school year, summer may mean poor nutrition, even hunger.

Caterpillar Foundation's Value of Water Campaign Video: Will DIG for Water

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The Caterpillar Foundation is on a mission to alleviate poverty. Through its work, the Foundation recognizes that water is one of the most critical basic needs of people and their communities. The Caterpillar Foundation, together with its global partners, launched the Value of Water campaign to raise awareness of the value of water and the impact of the global water crisis on community health, education and economics. Women and children spend 258 million hours each day collecting water.

Changing Lives With New Homes, Free Solar Panels

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The Ramos and Limon families attend the same church in Montebello. Now, they are also neighbors and new homeowners with solar panels, thanks to nonprofits Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles and GRID Alternatives.

Both families learned they’d likely qualify for free solar installation from GRID Alternatives through a workshop provided by Habitat LA.

From 1 Child to 15: A Single Father’s Journey to Foster Care Adoption

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This guest blog is written by Dan Mercer, an adoptive father whose youngest son, Samuel was adopted through the Foundation’s Wendy’s Wonderful Kids program.

Chambord Joins Forces With Alteristic to Provide National Bystander Intervention Workshops for the Bartending Community

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LOUISVILLE, KY, August 7, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Chambord Black Raspberry Liqueur is proud to announce its partnership with Alteristic, a national organization of social accelerators dedicated to reducing power-based personal violence, to provide a series of Bystander Intervention Training workshops for the bartending community. Chambord will host the first training session with 100 of the country’s top bartenders at Camp Runamok in Kentucky on Tuesday, August 7.

Carnival Puts the ‘Fun’ in Fundraising for the Children’s Hospital at Westmead

Carnival Cruise Line’s ‘Wiggle for Westmead’ Raises Funds to Purchase Vital Equipment for the Grace Centre at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead
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August 7, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Thanks to the generosity of Carnival Cruise Line’s guests and the success of the Wiggle for Westmead program, Carnival donated new medical equipment to the Grace Centre at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead.

To celebrate the donation, Carnival Cruise Line Vice President Australia, Jennifer Vandekreeke and Carnival Spirit Captain, Vittorio Marchi joined Medical Director for the Grace Centre, Professor Nadia Badawi in a celebratory Wiggle for Westmead.

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