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Hershey Highlights Progress in Fourth CSR Report

Report Features Advances in Responsible Sourcing, Environmental Sustainability and Transparency
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HERSHEY, Pa., May 1, 2015 /3BL Media/ – The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) today issued its latest Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) report, highlighting advances made during the past year against wide-ranging CSR goals. In particular, Hershey made continued progress through initiatives and programs supporting the company’s work in responsible sourcing, environmental sustainability, ingredient transparency and simple ingredients.

Bloomberg Businessweek Wins Award From Overseas Press Club

Reports of Conflict, Disease and Environment Dominate Overseas Press Club Awards
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NEW YORKMay 1, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The 22 award-winning entries for the annual Overseas Press Club Awards depict a world

Blending Business Strategy with Corporate Responsibility To Boost Corporate Performance

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Studies and research have repeatedly and conclusively shown that corporate philanthropy when properly executed - with genuine executive sponsorship and comprehensive employee and stakeholder involvement - goes a long way in boosting employee engagement, productivity, workplace pride, corporate brand, and perception with customers and suppliers.

U.S. Government Officials and Samsung Celebrate the Winners of the $2 Million Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Contest

Students and teachers from California, Mississippi, Nevada, Pennsylvania and Washington are honored in D.C. after winning a nationwide STEM education competition
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WASHINGTON, D.C., May 1, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Congressional leaders were among those who gathered in Washington, D.C. yesterday to celebrate the five grand prize winners of the 5th Annual Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Contest – a nationwide competition to raise enthusiasm for science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education among U.S. public schools.   

Corporate Responsibility Magazine Ranks Ingersoll Rand on 100 Best Corporate Citizens List

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Swords, Ireland, May 1, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Corporate Responsibility (CR) Magazine ranked Ingersoll Rand (NYSE:IR), a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, on the magazine’s 16th annual 100 Best Corporate Citizens list. Ingersoll Rand was named to the list based on the company’s disclosure and performance in seven key areas, including climate change, employee relations, environmental, financial, governance, human rights and philanthropy. Read full press release...

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ASU Lodestar Center Receives $170,000 Grant from Freeport-McMoRan Foundation

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June 16, 2015 /3BL Media/ - For the past six years, the ASU Lodestar Center for Philanthropy & Nonprofit Innovation has partnered with Freeport-McMoRan to build the capacity of nonprofit organizations in selected communities near the company’s U.S. mining operations. Through a series of trainings and offerings, this partnership has allowed nonprofit organizations additional access and assistance to help them become more sustainable.

Brunswick Action Team Captains score a trip to Fenway

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As part of Players Trust and Volunteers of America’s Action Team recognition efforts, Brunswick (ME) Action Team Captains recently attended a Boston Red Sox game, including pregame batting practice.

The Brunswick Action Team used their trip to historic Fenway Park as an opportunity to chronicle their activities throughout the school-year by producing their very own Action Team highlight video.  And as you’ll see in the video, the Brunswick Action Team sure had a busy and productive year.

JPMorgan Chase and Employees to Donate up to $1 Million to Aid Nepal Earthquake Relief

Foundation provides $450,000 to CARE, UNICEF and American Red Cross to support relief and recovery efforts and will match employee donations dollar-for-dollar to reach $1 million in total
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New York, April 30, 2015 /3BL Media/ – JPMorgan Chase & Co. announced today that it will donate up to $1 million from its foundation and employees to help support relief efforts and those affected by the earthquake in Nepal. Grants totaling $450,000 from the JPMorgan Chase Foundation will go to CARE, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the American Red Cross – three leading organizations on the ground in Nepal and the region helping to provide first aid, search and rescue, temporary shelter, ready-to-eat meals, water purification and personal hygiene items.

21st Century Fox to Fundraise for Boys & Girls Clubs through SoulCycle

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When the riders of Team Sky made their American cycling debut at the Amgen Tour of California last year, they seized the opportunity to engage and inspire cycling fans in the U.S., just as they had done so successfully in the U.K. This year, the team returns to California as the reigning champions, and they are expanding on their initial mission to engage American cycling fans in a number of new ways.

Ready, Offset, Go! - JetBlue Offsets All Customers’ Travel for the Month of April

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JetBlue Airways recently announced its eighth annual “One Thing That’s Green” initiative. To celebrate Earth Month, the airline partnered with Carbonfund.org Foundation, a leading environmental non-profit organization, to offset the carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gases (CO2e) for all scheduled flights from April 1 to April 30, 2015.

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