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City Year Names David L. Cohen and Jonathan S. Lavine Co-Chairs of its National Board of Trustees

Tushara Canekeratne, George Nichols, Enrique Salem and Wendy Spencer Join Board as National Trustees
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BOSTON, March 14, 2018 /3BL Media/ — City Year, an education nonprofit fueled by national service that helps students and schools to succeed, announced today that David L. Cohen and Jonathan S. Lavine have been elected co-chairs of its national Board of Trustees.

Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer of Comcast NBCUniversal, Cohen has served as vice-chair of the national board since 2013, when Lavine, Co-Managing Partner and Chief Investment Officer of Bain Capital Credit, was first elected chair. The two will now lead the national board together.

Better Supply Chain Management Through SME Reporting

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Through the Competitive Business Program, GRI is working in the developing world to stimulate more transparency on how small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are impacting our global society and world. In this video GRI Chief Executive Tim Mohin talks about why large enterprises should join the program in the target countries (Colombia, Ghana, Indonesia, Peru, South Africa and Vietnam) and motivate their SMEs suppliers to begin reporting on their sustainability impacts.

The Walt Disney Company Commits More Than $100 Million to Bring Comfort to Children and Their Families in Hospitals

Expanded Program Will Also Increase the Number of Disney Wishes Granted Each Year
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HOUSTON and BURBANK, Calif., March 7, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Robert A. Iger, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, The Walt Disney Company, today announced an innovative plan to dedicate more than $100 million in company resources, including cash, products and services, to reinvent the patient and family experience in children’s hospitals across the globe. This initiative will roll out over five years, expanding the Company’s rich legacy of supporting children’s hospitals, which dates back to Walt Disney.

Viacom to Support Courageous Youth Activists Who Have Had #Enough of Gun Violence

by Stuart Winchester

In the weeks since a gunman claimed 17 lives at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, courageous young people have marched and raised their voices to demand action on gun violence in the United States. They have had #enough.

Viacom and its brands have a long history of supporting young people’s movements around the world, and today the company is extending that tradition by leveraging its substantial multi-platform footprint to support these extraordinary individuals and amplify the reach and impact of their activism.

Avery Dennison Ohio Employees Giving Back in a Warm Way

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Our Label and Graphic Materials North America team (LGM-NA) recently worked to make winter warmer for those in need. The LGM-NA Extended Leadership Team partnered with domestic violence shelter Forbes House to provide blankets and backpacks with school supplies to families in the shelter. To learn more about our company, visit

NN Group Publishes Its 2017 Annual Report


NN Group is pleased to announce the publication of our 2017 Annual Report. It consists of two components – the Annual Review and Financial Report – providing an overview of our strategy and performance.

NN Group's purpose is to help people secure their financial futures. By understanding the global trends society faces and the impact these developments may have on our customers and on our business, NN Group can contribute to a healthy economy and a stable society.

Managing Your Company's Employee Giving Charitable Payroll Contributions

Are you managing your company's charitable donations as cost-efficiently as you could be?

According to America’s Charities’ Snapshot 2017 report, 87% of companies understand there is an expectation to support causes that are important to employees. So for many employers, giving employees the opportunity to donate to charities through workplace giving is a no-brainer. The big challenge is execution. 

Timberland X Thread: Meet Sevenet

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Global outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland recently released three new Timberland X Thread men’s footwear styles for spring, made with Thread’s recycled Ground to Good™ fabric. Each product made with Thread™ fabric supports a vibrant network of dignified jobs in the developing world - jobs for Haitian entrepreneurs like Sevenet Pierre.

Superheroes Unite to Protect the Future of Children Diagnosed With Cancer

Your Business Can Be the Ultimate Sidekick to Support CureSearch for Children’s Cancer

“Your child has cancer” – it’s the worst news a parent can hear. For some families, this heartbreaking news comes just months after their son’s or daughter’s birth – like in the case of little 2-month old Ava.


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