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Bloomberg's Data Initiative: Big Data for Social Good in 2018

By: Randy Bean
Article

Big data has become ubiquitous in recent years.  Whether it is data-driven marketing, sports analytics, political campaigns, or national security threats, data has become central to any type of informed analysis and plan of action.  Consequently, the arrival of Big data has also spawned a data industry and the emergence of data professions – data analysts, data architects, data scientists, and chief data officers.  Against this backdrop, governmental and social service organizations are following suit and initiating efforts to apply sound data practices to a range of societal challenges.  T

What Could Your Nonprofit Accomplish This Year With the Support of Skilled Volunteers?

Jump-start your 2018 goals with help from the Taproot Foundation.
Press Release

January 9, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Nonprofit work can be frustrating when you find yourself putting off projects and plans due to shortages in budget or in-house expertise. With the support of volunteers skilled in design, tech, fundraising, and more, you can make those plans happen in 2018.

Investing Close to Home

with the Homewise Community Investment Fund
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By Laura Altomare, CFRM, Director of Communications and Development, Homewise

Since our founding in 1986, we’ve helped over 14,000 households become more financially educated, 3,600 become homeowners, 2,100 make energy-efficient home improvements and emergency repairs, 600 refinance to more affordable mortgages, and we have built over 600 high-quality affordable homes. These results are made possible through the support of our investors and donors, who serve as our partners in helping families build financial resilience and stability through successful homeownership.

LA Kings Team Up with Children’s Hospital Los Angeles to Celebrate National Blood Donor Month

AEG’s LA Kings to host blood drives before all January home games at STAPLES Center
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In celebration of National Blood Donor Month, AEG’s LA Kings will team up with its longstanding partner, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) to conduct blood drives outside of STAPLES Center prior to all of the team’s home games in January. Dates of blood drives to include Jan. 6, Jan. 13, Jan. 18 and Jan. 21.

Blood drives will begin two hours prior the game’s scheduled start time (5:30 p.m. on Jan. 6, Jan. 13 and Jan. 21; 5 p.m. on Jan. 18). All interested donors are encouraged to stop by CHLA’s Blood Mobile stationed on Chick Hearn Court to learn more and donate.

LA Kings to Host Firefighter Appreciation Night at STAPLES Center

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AEG’s LA Kings will host its annual Firefighter Appreciation Night on Jan. 6 at STAPLES Center as the Kings take on the Nashville Predators.

A cornerstone of the team’s community outreach, the Kings Care Foundation will donate tickets to local organizations that serve firefighters and their families in addition to encouraging LA Kings season ticket members to donate money toward a fund to provide free tickets to local firefighters.

7 Trends to Put on Your Radar

Large scale disasters, design thinking, and more will affect corporate social responsibility professionals in 2018
Blog

Mark W. Shamley
President & CEO, ACCP

Whirlpool Corporation’s Global Habitat Build Honors the 13-year Tenure of Former CEO Jeff Fettig

Press Release

BENTON HARBOR, Mich., January 5, 2018 /3BL Media/-- Whirlpool Corporation is celebrating the conclusion of its first-ever Global Habitat Build Project -- a project which  engaged more than 200 Whirlpool Corporation employee volunteers in 14 Habitat for Humanity home build projects in eight countries. The project was coordinated to recognize the many contributions of the company’s former CEO, Jeff Fettig, who stepped down as CEO on October 31, 2017, and to celebrate the 17-year partnership between Habitat for Humanity International and Whirlpool Corporation.

Walgreens Boots Alliance Publishes 2017 Corporate Responsibility Report

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Walgreens Boots Alliance (Nasdaq:WBA) on Friday published its 2017 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report covering the company’s progress during the fiscal year ended 31 August 2017. The report shows how the company is setting the pace on sustainability issues from health care and combatting climate change to promoting diversity and fostering inclusion. 

Prudential’s Data-Driven Approach to Engaging Middle Management Employees

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As one of Fortune’s (and Benevity’s) Most Admired Companies, Prudential has a social mission at the core of its business model—that everyone should have the opportunity to achieve financial security. They’ve committed over $1 billion to their hometown of Newark through initiatives like impact investments, grants to nonprofits and infrastructure projects. And even with great participation rates and rave feedback on their Goodness program, Prudential CARES, the company is continuously looking for ways to expand and improve by digging into the data.

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