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From Exotic Felines to Teddy Bears, How Duke Energy Employees Made an Impact in May

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The numbers tell the story: 2,300 volunteers, 14,000-plus hours served, 267 projects completed, 3,500 hurricane kits packed and 1,286 teddy bears stuffed.

These are just a few of the numbers that showcase the impact of Duke Energy In Action Month. An annual initiative during May, Duke Energy In Action Month mobilizes employees across our service footprint to volunteer their time in the communities we serve. Whether planting sea oats, building an outdoor classroom at a Title I school or helping rescue exotic felines, our employees had an immeasurable impact in May.

We’ve Achieved 500,000 Environmentally-Friendly Volunteer Hours

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At Comcast, our employees are passionate about giving back to their communities and making the world a more sustainable and better place. Their commitment is a driving force behind our engagement and outreach efforts for sustainability, powering service projects like Comcast Cares Day, and all year-round.

From Boston to Beijing: Record Number of Volunteers Make Change Happen

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In recent weeks, Comcast NBCUniversal and Sky employees gathered their friends, family members, nonprofit partners, and community leaders to participate in Comcast Cares Day 2019, one of the largest corporate days of service globally, and a celebration of our company’s year-round dedication to giving back.

Harnessing the Value of the Employee Resource Group

The best part of the corporate social engagement process is its people.
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The best part of the corporate social engagement process is its people. Especially those who are our evangelist to share, describe and empower social impact and its key factors to demonstrate the ongoing commitment to social missions and local needs. An instrumental function in our people driven engagement is the Employee Resource Group. Employee resource groups (also known as ERGs, affinity groups, or business network groups) are a collective of employees who join together in their workplace based on shared characteristics or life experiences.

Kathy Najimy, Samantha Harris, Others Join Lineup for 2019 Points of Light Conference

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ST. PAUL, Minn., June 6, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Points of Light has announced additional speakers and entertainers who will join the opening plenary lineup at the 2019 Points of Light Conference, taking place June 18-20 in St. Paul. Guests include Chastity Brown, Minneapolis-based singer-songwriter; Lt. Gov.

Duke Energy & Piedmont Natural Gas Volunteers Build Outdoor Learning Lab

During Duke Energy In Action Month, employees across the company volunteer on dozens of projects
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More than 100 Duke Energy and Piedmont Natural Gas volunteers spent the day at Governors’ Village STEM Academy in north Charlotte on May 10 to build an outdoor learning lab.

Keep America Beautiful® Partners With Pernod Ricard to Host One of the World’s Largest Social Impact Programs

In the 9th Year of “Responsib’All Day,” 19,000 Pernod Ricard Employees Will Donate More Than 100,000 Hours to the Preservation of Natural Resources in 100+ Communities Worldwide By Joining Forces With Nonprofits Like Keep America Beautiful
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STAMFORD, Conn., June 5, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful®, the nation’s leading community improvement nonprofit organization, is partnering with Pernod Ricard USA, the largest subsidiary of the world’s leading premium wine and spirits company Pernod Ricard SA, as it hosts the company’s ninth annual Responsib’All Day.

Helping Grow Stronger Neighborhoods – in More Ways Than One

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Moya Elementary School in Southwest Phoenix has a new community garden and soccer field plus other improvements thanks to Rebuilding Together Valley of the Sun and 150 volunteers from Republic Services. 

Supporting Local Communities Through Second Annual Global Legal CARES Day

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In May, Astellas celebrated its second annual Global Legal Community Advocacy, Representation and Service (CARES) Day. Globally, employees from the Legal and Intellectual Property (IP) departments gave back to their local communities through volunteerism and pro bono legal advice in a series of events throughout the month of May.

Keep America Beautiful 2019–2020 National Youth Advisory Council Application Still Open!

High Schools Students Invited to Apply through July 8, 2019
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Applications are still being accepted for the Keep America Beautiful®National Youth Advisory Council through July 8, 2019.

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