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Investing in Employee Volunteer & Skills Giving Programs is Good Business Sense

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By Sarah Ford

What if I told you that having an employee volunteer program could potentially save you money – say $1,000 to $6,000 per employee. Would you start one?  Or if you have one, would you take it more seriously? 

CVS Health and United Nations Foundation Earn Top Honors for Cause Marketing Best Practices

Awards to Be Presented at 2015 Cause Marketing Forum Conference
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Rye, NY, January 6, 2015 /3BL Media/  - The Cause Marketing Golden Halo Award, the highest honor for companies and causes that collaborate to produce business and social dividends, will be bestowed on CVS Health and the United Nations Foundation at the 2015 Cause Marketing Forum conference.

Evaluating India’s Top Companies For CSR 2014

by Namrata Rana and Utkarsh Majmudar
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For India the need to change from business strategies to “Responsible business strategies” is urgent if it is to tackle issues such as health, nutrition, education, water scarcity and climate change, particularly with its population of over 1.2 billion people.

2014 saw the Companies Act with the mandatory CSR provision come into effect (see CSRwire : The Birth of a New Ecosystem: India's Mandatory CSR Rule Becomes a Reality). The Act makes it mandatory for companies meeting certain thresholds to spend 2% of its net profits in CSR.

No Matter the Position, EHS & Sustainability Professionals Need Leadership Skills to Succeed

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Regardless of where environment, health and safety (EHS) and sustainability professionals are in their career, they need the same core set of leadership skills to be effective, according to results from NAEM’s latest research on the profession.

Ryan Flaherty Joins Maine Action Team Captains at Recognition Night

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Ryan Flaherty may be known for his play on the baseball diamond, but this past Saturday night he took center ice at Cross Insurance Center for a Portland Pirates American Hockey League game. Ryan, along with two Action Team Captains from Maine high schools, participated in the game’s  ceremonial face-off. The puck-drop set the tone for the evening, which was planned by the Major League Baseball Players Trust and Volunteers of America to recognize the Portland-area Team Captains for their continuous efforts to serve their community.

Whirlpool Corporation and Leading Innovators Join Forces at CES 2015

Whirlpool Corporation and trusted brand relationships pave the way with industry-first innovations
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Coming in 2015, Wink latest company to collaborate with Whirlpool Corporation in the smart home space 

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Coming in 2015, Wink latest company to collaborate with Whirlpool Corporation in the smart home space 

CES 2015 First-look: Whirlpool Brand Gives Smart Laundry Pair a Heart

Brand unveils award-winning connected, donation-enabled washer and dryer
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LAS VEGAS, Jan. 5, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Whirlpool brand takes “smart appliances” to a whole new level with a newly designed top load pair – the Whirlpool® Smart Top Load Washer and Dryer that uses connected technology to not only better care for clothes, but enable families to help other families, load for load.

Showcasing award-winning innovation, every new feature of the top-load laundry pair is intentionally built to enhance the consumer’s experience and their ability to better care for clothes and those they love.  

Save the Children President HRH Princess Anne Received Briefing on P&O Cruises’ Pacific Partnership in Vanuatu

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January 5, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Her Royal Highness Princess Anne, the international president of Save the Children, today received a briefing in Vanuatu on the P&O Pacific Partnership which is helping to fund vital health and education projects for island communities. 

Receiving a royal reception with the entire village of Siviri turning out to meet her, Princess Anne took the opportunity to see how programs such as the P&O Pacific Partnership with Save the Children are benefiting locals. 

Carnival Cruise Lines' F.U.N. Team Served Meals to Homeless As Annual Thanksgiving Tradition

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As part of an annual Thanksgiving tradition, members of Carnival Cruise Lines’ volunteer service group, the Friends Uniting Neighbors (F.U.N.) Team, prepared and served hundreds of meals at Camillus House, a homeless assistance center located in downtown Miami. More than 30 Carnival employees participated in the event, helping carve 60 turkeys for 700 homeless men and women at the facility.

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