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Natural Leaders Network Partners with U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service to Create a Pipeline of Jobs for Diverse Young Leaders

Partnership Seeks to Foster a Better Understanding of the Role of the Service in Supporting the Next Generation of “Nature-Smart” Leaders
Press Release

June 2, 2014 /3BL Media/ - The Natural Leaders Network, a program of the Children & Nature Network, is proud to announce continued support from founding partner U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service to continue their work building a worldwide youth movement to strengthen the bond between people and nature.

UTC Makes Things Better

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About United Technologies Corporation

United Technologies Corp., based in Hartford, Connecticut, provides high technology products and services to the building and aerospace industries. To learn more about UTC, visit its website at www.utc.com, or follow the company on Twitter @UTC. For more information on UTC’s commitment to the community, visit www.utc.com/makethingsbetter.

Show Me the Impact: Responding to Marketplace Demand for Proof of Purpose

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Do you know if your social impact commitments are delivering return? It's a critical question – one that many companies don't have the answer to.

As Part of Pathways to Progress, the Citi Foundation Commits $2.1 Million to Support Career Mentoring for Youth

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New York, May 30, 2014 /3BL Media/ – The Citi Foundation today announced it will provide a total of $2.1 million to support initiatives by Management Leadership for Tomorrow (MLT) and iMentor to connect high-potential students from low-income households with early- to mid-career professionals to provide critical career counseling and mentoring.  The focus on mentoring as a cornerstone of youth ca

Four Workplace Giving Myths

By Charisse Browner
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I had a conversation with a family member recently when asking him if he "gives at the office." He stated that he does not participate in their company's workplace giving program. When I asked why, he explained, "My small dollars won't make a difference and besides, we can't select the charity we want to give to." I gave him some advice to take back to his employer that will hopefully change their outlook on their program.

Lilly: Bringing Chinese Culture to the Heartland

By David Marbaugh
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Today’s guest blog comes from Ling Shi “Tom” Xiao, a senior research scientist for Lilly’s Product and Process Performance team, and a member of Lilly’s Chinese Culture Network.

After years of busy planning and preparation, last week the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis held a grand opening ceremony for their display of the famous Terra Cotta Warriors from China. This is the only display of these iconic figures in the United States this year.  

Toyota Hits the Beach to Help San Diego Lifeguards Promote Beach Safety

Sponsorship Includes Water Safety Days and 34 New Trucks and SUVs
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SAN DIEGO, May 29, 2014 /3BL Media/ – While locals and tourists focus on miles of coast lined with gorgeous sands, San Diego lifeguards focus on safe practices in the water and on the beach.
 
Toyota is focused on helping them.
 
Toyota celebrated the start of the summer beach season by announcing its continued support of the San Diego Lifeguards and their Water Safety Days program, emphasizing safe practices in the water and on the beach.

What to do When Your Corporate-Nonprofit Relationship Just Isn't Working

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So what do you do when your corporate-nonprofit relationship isn't working?  Perhaps you were overcommitting or they were overcommitting and certain deliverables aren't being delivered, or aren't what you expected.  Or maybe this is one of those "learn and build" situations where you learn this lesson and use it to improve your relationship moving forward.  Or maybe, it's just not a good fit and both parties need to stop forcing the relationship.
 

Fostering Partnerships That Add Value

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The notion of “partnership” is central to the corporate citizenship agenda. Partnerships can serve as strong, unifying forces, gathering the complementary skills and inputs of the public sector, the private sector, and civil society in order to tackle complex social and environmental problems. Partnerships draw diverse resources together and, therefore, are a means to get things done that individual organizations cannot achieve alone.

Troy-Bilt® and Keep America Beautiful Announce Taking Root® Gardening Grant Recipients

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STAMFORD, CT, May 27, 2014 /3BL Media/ – For the past two months, five affiliates from Keep America Beautiful (KAB) have been competing for a total of $25,000 in grants in Taking Root™, a gardening grant program from Troy-Bilt® and KAB.

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