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Cox Announces $125,000 Challenge Grant to Save The Bay

Grant to give Bay access to urban families and encourage further protection of Narragansett Bay
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PROVIDENCE, R.I., March 19, 2015 /3BL Media/ – In celebration of the upcoming World Water Day on March 22, Cox Communications and the James M. Cox Foundation announced a $125,000 challenge grant for Save The Bay. The grant will go toward the construction of a new 200-foot public access pier, the Gateway to the Bay. The new pier will be an important and highly-visible tool in Save The Bay's long-standing efforts to conserve and encourage public stewardship of the Bay.

Investing in the Growth and Care of Green Spaces in North America and the U.K.

TD congratulates 34 TD Green Streets 2015 grant recipients in Canada, the U.S. and the U.K.
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TORONTO, March 17, 2015 /3BL Media/ – TD announced today the 34 communities across Canada, the U.S. and the U.K. that will receive 2015 grants from TD Green Streets, a program that encourages and supports the adoption of leading-edge practices in municipal forestry.  Projects include the development of 12 urban orchards at a housing complex in Manchester, U.K.; a storm-water management project in Edmonton, Alta., Canada; and the development of a non-profit tree nursery on reclaimed vacant land in Bridgeport, CT, U.S.A.

Toyota Donates “50 FOR 50”

In Honor of the 50th Anniversary of the Historic Selma to Montgomery March, The World’s Top Automobile Manufacturer Donates $50,000 to Four Alabama Black Colleges
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MONTGOMERY, Ala., March 17, 2015 /3BL Media/ – In 1965, thousands marched from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama on a journey for justice.  All across the South, college students participated in the 54-mile walk.

H&M Conscious Foundation Makes a Second Donation to the Rana Plaza Donors Trust Fund

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The H&M Conscious Foundation, an independent non-profit global foundation, today makes a donation to the victims and the families affected by the Rana Plaza collapse two years ago. This is the second donation from the H&M Conscious Foundation. H&M has never had any production at any of the factories situated in Rana Plaza, so the H&M Conscious Foundation bases the decision for donation on humanitarian grounds. The donation of USD 100,000 will go exclusively to further support the victims and their families through the fund managed by the UN body the International Labor Organization.

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The H&M Conscious Foundation, an independent non-profit global foundation, today makes a donation to the victims and the families affected by the Rana Plaza collapse two years ago. This is the second donation from the H&M Conscious Foundation. H&M has never had any production at any of the factories situated in Rana Plaza, so the H&M Conscious Foundation bases the decision for donation on humanitarian grounds. The donation of USD 100,000 will go exclusively to further support the victims and their families through the fund managed by the UN body the International Labor Organization.

Chief Public Affairs Officer Jonathan Blum Shares Yum!’s Journey to Become the Defining Global Company that Feeds the World

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At Yum! Brands, we are a company with a Huge Heart and we believe our greatest contribution as a global company is in making food accessible to the less fortunate. We invest in giving back to the communities in which we work and live, making a positive difference in the lives of our customers, associates, franchisees and their families.

Hey America, You Clean Up Nice! Keep America Beautiful Launches 2015 Great American Cleanup, Nation’s Largest Community Improvement Program

Annual Campaign Begins in More Than 20,000 Communities with 4 Million Volunteers and Participants Taking Action to Clean, Restore and Renew America’s Cities and Towns
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STAMFORD, Conn., March 18, 2015, /3BL Media/ — Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s leading nonprofit that builds and sustains clean, green and beautiful communities, announced today the launch of the 2015 Great American Cleanup. Entering its 17th year, the Great American Cleanup is the country’s largest community improvement program that kicks off in more than 20,000 communities each spring.

International Competition to Reward MBA Students Considering Business’s Role in Society

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March 20, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Beginning today, students at 25 leading business schools will compete for bragging rights and over $30,000 in scholarships by innovating at the intersection of corporate profitability and positive social impact. Through the analysis of a new business case study authored by the Yale School of Management, students participating in the Aspen Institute’s 2015 Business & Society International MBA Case Competition will explore the significant and positive influence that a well- managed business can have in society.

Meet the 2015 Health and Wellness Forum Featured Speakers!

On April 7, join Barbara Bush and other experts to explore how business can leverage its expertise to advance health and wellness in communities. Just three weeks left to register!
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Join the U.S. Chamber Foundation for Better Health through Economic Opportunity: Engaging Business to Strengthen Community Wellness. There's just three weeks left to register for this year's forum, to be a part of expert-led discussions on the role of business in health and wellness.

Cox Charities Virginia Awards $135,000 to 15 Non-Profits Supporting Youth and Education Initiatives

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CHESAPEAKE, Va., March 16, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Cox Communications Virginia awarded $135,000 in grants to 15 non-profit orga

Bringing CSR to Life through Community Events

Time Warner Cable Focuses on Events for Community Engagement
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By Joseph Zuniga, Events Specialist, Community Investment

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