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Source Intelligence, A Part of Something Bigger: Sustainable Brands Conference 2015

Press Release

June 1, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Supply chain transparency and traceability remains top of mind for CXO’s at the world’s largest companies. Sustainability within the supply chain has grown more complex as these companies expand globally.

Oak Harbor Safeway Makes Substantial Donation to Navy Marine Corps Relief Society

Posted by Whidbey Local

The Safeway Foundation donated $100,000 to the Navy Marine Corps Relief Society (NMCRS) during a presentation at their Oak Harbor, Wash., store grand opening on Friday, May 22.

The Safeway Foundation had said it wanted to make a surprise donation to a local military organization during the grand opening that would benefit the service men and women at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island and other veterans. It also noted that it would be a way to honor the people of Oak Harbor and highlight the deep military ties within the community.

Continuing the Conversation on Integrating Leadership Development and Pro Bono with Amanda MacArthur, of PYXERA Global, and Pfizer

The Conference Board’s 21st Annual Leadership Development Conference in Chicago
Press Release

CHICAGO, June 1, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Amanda MacArthur, VP , Global Pro Bono and Engagement at PYXERA Global will speak at The Conference Board’s 21st Annual Leadership Development Conference. Building on the New York event Ms. MacArthur will continue the conversation in leadership development on pro bono as a panelist on, Global Leadership: Innovation in Executive Development at Pfizer, on June 4th in Chicago.

Baby Beavers Find New Home

Seventy-year partnership provides Wildlife Haven with new home

The sound of splashing rings through an old Manitoba dairy barn as four baby beavers weave back and forth through the water, learning to swim in their makeshift pool. Their mother, who would have taught them this important skill, was killed by a dog leaving the tiny two-week-olds to fend for themselves near their birthplace, 200 kilometers northwest of Winnipeg.

Ram Nation Gathers to Aid Flood-stricken Residents in Central Texas

Press Release

SAN MARCOS, Texas, June 1, 2015 /3BL Media/ - On Tuesday, June 2, Ram truck owners will converge on storm-damaged areas in Wimberley and San Marcos, Texas, to deliver supplies and help area residents recover from the devastating flooding.

Giving Every Kid a Computer and a Connection

by Adriene Hill

Inside the War on Coal

How Mike Bloomberg, red-state businesses, and a lot of Midwestern lawyers are changing American energy faster than you think.

TWC Uses Drone to Provide Internet Service for Texas Flood Victims


Time Warner Cable's technical operations and construction teams used a drone to carry a vital fiber-optic line across a bridge that had been washed away by flood waters in San Marcos, Texas.  This wasn't just any line: it was the main connection to Internet, video and cell tower service for more than 20,000 of our customers.  Basically, it was difficult, if not impossible for these customers to stay connected to information and loved ones while the line was down.  The crews had to get the line up - and fast.  

The CSR Scoop - 5/29/2015


As we close out the hectic springtime months and look towards a (slightly) calmer summer timetable, professionals across the sectors are hoping to use the extra time to reflect on their work, hone their strategies, and refine their approaches. This week’s scoop features a number of articles to help you do just that. The theme of the week is best practices: volunteer management best practices, employee engagement best practices, CSR job-searching best practices, and more. Check out what the field’s thought leaders are advising and share some of your own tips and tricks with us as well.


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