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The Nevada Homeless Alliance and Fresh Start Mobile Showers

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Las Vegas Sands (LVS)and Clean the World unveiled the first-of-its-kind service in Las Vegas to help the homeless population in July 2017.  The Sands Cares Fresh Start Mobile Showers Powered by Clean the World is a traveling hygiene unit that visits locations serving those experiencing homelessness to provide showers, hygiene supplies and other resources available to them.

Ray C. Anderson Foundation Achieves CarbonNeutral® Company Certification

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July 30, 2018 /3BL Media/ - In keeping with its commitment to create a better world for tomorrow's child, the Ray C.

Sands Cares | Celebrating Mobile Hygiene Unit's One-Year Anniversary

Las Vegas Sands' Fresh Start Mobile Showers have already made a big impact on the homeless population in Las Vegas
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Las Vegas ranks sixth in the nation with the largest population of homeless individuals among major cities and is also known to have the third highest number of unaccompanied youth, according to reports by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

VIDEO: Timberland Contributes to Kids in Need Through NBC/Universal’s Supporting Our Schools Campaign

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A team of Timberland employees joined NBC10 Boston’s Matt Noyes at Hampton Beach to contribute to NBC/Universal’s Supporting Our Schools Campaign.  The global outdoor lifestyle brand provided 50 Timberland backpacks filled with over 1,500 school supplies, mostly contributed by employees.  In the interview, Atlanta McIlwraith, senior manager of community engagement and communication, shared Timberland’s commitment to service and to schools.  She announced that for the bran

UNICEF and LIXIL to “Make a Splash” and Help Bring Sanitation to Children Around the World

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Tokyo, July 26, 2018 /3BL Media/ – UNICEF, the world’s leading children’s organization, and LIXIL, a maker of pioneering water and housing products, are coming together in a new partnership to help vulnerable children gain access to safe and clean toilets.

The partnership, named “Make a Splash! Toilets for All”, will leverage the two organizations’ complementary strengths to support progress towards the Sustainable Development Goal of achieving access to adequate and equitable sanitation and hygiene for all, and end open defecation by 2030.

Transformation Towards Sustainable and Resilient Societies: The Role of Business

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There is no doubt that businesses are key to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Since 2013, representatives from countries, businesses and NGOs have gathered once a year in New York to for the high-level political forum on sustainable development (HLPF). We collected some key takeaways from the forum about how the private sector is helping advance the achievement of the SDGs.

The Arbor Day Foundation Announces Support for The Edward C. Fogg, III and Lisbeth A. Fogg Charitable Trust

Fogg Charitable Trust underwrites the planting of 50,000 trees in Georgia forests
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LINCOLN, Neb., July 26, 2018 /3BL Media/ — The Arbor Day Foundation announced today a gift from the Edward C. Fogg, III and Lisbeth A. Fogg Charitable Trust. The Trust’s gift was given in December 2017 and has enabled the planting of 50,000 trees on 79 acres of forests in Wayne and Glynn Counties as well as the Upper Altamaha Watershed in southeast Georgia. As the trees mature they will not only sequester carbon dioxide, filter pollution out of the air and intercept rainfall, but they will also serve as a living memorial to the Fogg Family’s generosity.

Avery Dennison Makes CSR Investment in Southeast Asia

"I’m very proud that our company and Foundation are part of this truly unique collaboration with WWF and the Forest Owners Sustainable Development Association of Thua Thien Hue Province in Vietnam."
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With many of Avery Dennison’s solutions made from paper, maintaining a sustainable paper supply is vital to our business success and achieving our long-term sustainability goals. In fact, we’re aiming to use 100% FSC-Certified paper for all of our products by the year 2025.

CEOs Speak up on Zero Tolerance

Daniel Vitaletti, Associate, Corporate Leadership
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The past two years have witnessed a bold shift in leadership from the C-Suite.  Now more than ever, CEOs and senior Executives at the world’s leading companies are speaking out on social policy issues that conflict with the core values of their business. This phenomenon, dubbed “CEO Activism,” is on the rise – and right on queue.  CEO Activism as a core component of corporate societal engagement strategy has shifted from important to imperative.

‘Breaking Down Barriers’ With Braille

Students from the National Federation of the Blind’s BELL Academy are learning Braille, banking, and other independent living skills to help prepare them for the future
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In his work with blind and visually impaired people in Utah, Everette Bacon has noticed something. As some young adults decide it is time to start their careers or attend college, they suddenly realize they are not prepared. In fact, they might be functionally illiterate.

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