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Fair Trade USA and PUR Projet Tackle Deforestation in Cocoa Supply Chains

New Fair Trade Innovations Support Farmers, Consumers and Businesses
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OAKLAND, Calif., March 7, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Fair Trade USA, the leading certifier of Fair Trade products in North America, and PUR Projet, a social business working with companies to regenerate ecosystems, announce a new partnership to develop community-driven agroforestry projects within Fair Trade supply chains in Côte d’Ivoire. Côte d’Ivoire produces about 39 percent of the world’s cocoa and has lost about 85 percent of its forest since the 1960s largely due to agricultural expansion.

Charitable Funds Management Case Study: How One Fortune 500 Company Scaled Its Impact and Cut Costs by More Than $225,000


Is it cheaper to manage charitable funds distribution in-house?

One Fortune 500 company was stunned when it calculated the cost of managing its company’s in-house system for processing employee charitable payroll contributions. The company assumed it was making a fiscally prudent decision by managing this process itself. However, after analyzing what it took to manage its homegrown system, the company quickly learned its assumption was false.

Read more about this company's experience and what it did to scale its impact and cut costs by more than $225,000.

Arbor Day Foundation and Publix Collaborating to Protect the Natural Waters of Florida

More than an additional 125,000 trees planted to protect and restore critical water ways
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LINCOLN, Neb., March 15, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The Arbor Day Foundation and Publix are pleased to announce an expanded collaboration to help restore Florida’s water ways with additional tree plantings in the Little Orange Creek Preserve and the Withlacoochee River Watershed, building on the inaugural watershed partnership which had focused on the cleaning and restoration of the Ocklawaha River Watershed in Alachua, Marion and Lake Counties in Florida.

Transparency as a Force for Gender Equality

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On Women's Day 2018, GRI's Deputy Chief Executive Teresa Fogelberg speaks about how the empowerment of women and girls is the cornerstone of sustainable development and achieving our Global Goals.

Your Guide to Creating and Promoting a Culture of Gender Equality


Gender equality is one of the most important conversations happening today. Companies everywhere are stepping up to positively impact gender equality, and you can join this movement by utilizing your most critical resource—your people. We've put together a guide that outlines four ways you can create a culture of gender equality through your giving, volunteering and granting program to provide a place of belonging and inclusion for your people.

Benevity to Provide $100,000 in Double Donation Matching for Women's Causes

For every $1 donated through Benevity’s Community Impact Portal, the company will donate $2 in an effort to #PressforProgress this International Women’s Day
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CALGARY, Canada, March 7, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Benevity, Inc., the global leader in corporate social responsibility and employee engagement software, announces 200% donation matching to the local chapters of three national organizations that are making meaningful efforts to address some of the unique challenges facing women: YWCA, Canada Learning Code and Dress for Success.

National Nutrition Month Highlight: Aramark and American Heart Association Helping Children and Families Lead Healthier Lives

Kim Wright, Senior Manager of Healthy Living for the American Heart Association Discusses Progress of Healthy for Life 20 By 20 Community Engagement
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March is National Nutrition Month and throughout the month, Aramark and the American Heart Association are presenting a series of videos highlighting the work of their breakthrough health impact initiative, Healthy for Life 20 By 20. Experts from Aramark and the American Heart Association, as well as community members, will talk about the multi-year collaboration, and how we are working together to help millions lead healthier lives.

Consumers Energy: Sometimes Caring for Our Communities Requires Crossing State Lines

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More than 140 employees and contractors arrived in Pennsylvania on Tuesday afternoon to assist with restoration efforts after Nor'easter Storm Riley left nearly two million customers in the Northeast U.S. without power.

“In the past, we were fortunate to be supported by out-of-state crews following major storms," said Guy Packard, Consumers Energy vice president of electric energy operations. "This is an opportunity for us to return the favor to our fellow line workers.”

After Leaving Foster Care, Young Girl is Returned to Foster Family and Finds Forever Home for Her and Her Sister


Keeping sibling groups together is one of the main purposes of the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption’s signature adoption program, Wendy’s Wonderful Kids. Too often siblings are separated when they enter foster care and our recruiters work hard to help siblings maintain those biological relationships and get adopted by the same family.


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