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Dining Out For Life® Hosted by Subaru® in 60 Cities Across North America on April 30th

Feel the Power of One Meal
Press Release

Cherry Hill, NJ, April 22, 2014 /3BL Media/ – On Thursday, April 30, join in the fight against HIV/AIDS by enjoying a great meal with family or friends in support of Dining Out For Life®. Dining Out For Life, a delicious event held in 60 cities across North America each year, is hosted by Subaru®.

Corporate Citizenship Conference Recap Day 2: Embracing the Future and Finding Simplicity

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With an agenda packed from dawn to dusk, day two of the 2015 International Corporate Citizenship Conference was full of learning and networking—we even managed to network while getting some exercise! Highlights included an in-depth one-on-one with Dell Chairman and CEO Michael Dell, an on-site volunteer project benefiting Austin middle-schoolers, and more than 15 other sessions tackling subjects ranging from engaging veterans to navigating the reporting landscape.

Morning collaboration and the future and promise of technology

Scholarship is Student’s Ticket to the Ivy League

Attending an expensive private college seemed out of reach for Chandler Brown until he won a $40,000 Edison Scholars award.
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Chandler Brown’s goal is to become an environmental engineer so he can create purification systems for countries with little access to clean water.

The Helping Drone

How drone technology is being used for humanitarian relief.
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Jerome Ferguson | UPS

It was like something out of a movie.

I watched as a drone flew in to within 10 feet of a collapsed building, gathering data, taking pictures and assessing the damage.

New Report Finds Children in Poverty Continue to Face Challenges in Getting Needed Medical Care – Regardless of Insurance Status

Recommends Five Innovative Technology Strategies to Address Health Care Disparities
Press Release

NEW YORK, April 22, 2015 /3BL Media/ - In a new white paper released today by the Samsung Innovation Center at Children’s Health Fund (SICCHF), researchers examined how technology can be leveraged to improve the health of children in poverty across the United States.

This Earth Day, Encourage Your Employees to Make an Impact

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Wednesday, April 22, is the 45th anniversary of Earth Day – an international movement to protect the planet and secure a sustainable future.

Amway Details Significant Progress in its Efforts to Fight Malnutrition, Support Children and Advance Environmental Stewardship

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ADA, MICH., April 22, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Direct selling leader Amway today released findings detailing significant process in its efforts to fight malnutrition, support children globally and advance environmental stewardship.  The impressive results are contained in the company’s 2014 Corporate Social Responsibility Report, published today, along with future goals for a variety of efforts.

In 2014, Amway:

Corporate Responsibility Magazine Names Monsanto One of 100 Best Corporate Citizens in 2015

Monsanto Ranks No. 41 Among Major U.S. Companies
Press Release

ST. LOUIS, April 21, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Corporate Responsibility Magazine (CR Magazine) named Monsanto Company to its 100 Best Corporate Citizens List for 2015. This is the sixth time Monsanto has been included in the magazine’s ranking of top corporate responsibility performance of major U.S. companies.

The Nature Conservancy on Forest Conservation Around the World

UPS Supports Conservation of Forests Critical to Reducing the Impact of Climate Change
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by Bill Toomey

As the director of the forest health program at The Nature Conservancy, I have the privilege of leading work I love and work that makes a difference in the world. As an ecologist I have an understanding of the importance of nature and its many benefits to people and communities.

For 30 years The Nature Conservancy and UPS have worked together to advance forest conservation projects. To date, The UPS Foundation – the company’s philanthropic arm – has provided over $4 million for Conservancy projects.

A Sustainable Legacy: How the Ray C. Anderson Foundation Builds Circular Economy Opportunities

Reprinted from U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Corporate Citizenship Center Blog
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I believe that when a visionary passes away, his or her vision becomes known by another word: legacy.  As Ray’s grandson and the Executive Director of the Foundation that bears his name, I strive to advance that legacy along with the rest of his family.  We are grantmakers, supporting innovative initiatives that advance environmental sustainability.  Our primary partners are some of the most effective environmental nonprofits and higher education institutions in the world.  That said, we remain true to Ray’s fundamental belief that business and industry is the sector that

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