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PepsiCo & Care Present "Closing The Crop Gap"

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We’ve partnered with CARE to launch a global campaign that gives a platform to five women farmers in India, Egypt, Guatemala, Poland and the United States to tell their stories about the challenges they face, like so many women throughout the world. Through their stories, we hope to start a conversation about why it’s important to work together towards finding solutions to close the Crop Gap.

Watch these women’s stories, and vote for the film that moved you the most. By voting, you’ll receive a code for a $25 USD credit to use on Kiva.org*.

Benevity Helps #BalanceforBetter by Matching up to $50,000 in Donations for Local Women's Causes

For every $1 donated through Benevity’s Community Impact Portal, the company will double the impact by matching 100% of the donation
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On International Women’s Day over the last couple of years, Benevity has made an effort to be intentional about recognizing the importance of gender equality, both at our company and in the broader community.

Video | The Largest On Site Day-of-Service in Timberland History

Timberland volunteers serve Santiago's Botanic Garden in the Dominican Republic
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On January 24, 2019, a team of more than 2,500 volunteers from Timberland met at the Santiago's Botanic Garden in the Dominican Republic for the largest on-site day-of-service in the company's history, serving 11,697 hours.

The team of volunteers planted 2,200 trees of different species and cleared 64 acres of trash, rocks, and debris from the botanic garden and river trail. In addition to these reforestation services, Timberland has also donated tools and boots to the garden. 

Leaders Should Engage In Principled Conflict

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As widely reported, before John Dingell, the longest serving member of Congress, passed away recently, he shared some thoughts in his final statement to America.  One of those missives was the following:

Benevity Announces 2019 Goodies Award Winners

“The Goodies” Recognize Progressive Companies Harnessing the Power of Goodness to Make a Positive Impact in their Communities, Workplaces and the World
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PALM SPRINGS, Calif., February 28, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Benevity, Inc., the global leader in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and employee engagement software, today announced the winners of its 2019 Corporate Goodness Awards.

Between Starving Children and Thriving Children, There’s Rajeev.

An Interview with Rajeev Kumar, Global Procurement Manager in IT
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“Not everyone can help everyone, but everyone can help someone.”

He’s passionate about feeding the hungry, his dream is to create a home for the homeless, and he works here at Cisco.

Meet Rajeev Kumar.

Rajeev has been involved in volunteering for more than 30 years, founding two nonprofit organizations — his first one when he was only 16 years old — that help relieve hunger for children in slums and people living on the streets in India.

Leaders From Over 100 Iconic Brands Build Bikes for Children in Foster Care

Benevity partners with Together We Rise to give back to Palm Springs during 2019 Goodness Matters conference
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PALM SPRINGS, Calif., February 27, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Nearly 200 corporate citizenship leaders from 110 enterprise companies participated in a volunteer bike build benefiting 120 children in foster care in the Palm Springs area last evening.

Tetra Tech Wins City of Houston Goods and Services Prime Contractor of the Year Award

Continuing our commitment to promoting minority- and women-owned and other disadvantaged small businesses to support the local economy
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On February 7, 2019, Tetra Tech received the City of Houston Office of Business Opportunity (OBO) Goods and Services Prime Contractor of the Year Award at the 6th Annual Champions of Diversity Awards Ceremony. The City’s Champions of Diversity Awards honor minority, women, small, and persons with disabilities business enterprises; prime contractors; and City of Houston community partners that have exemplified commitment to and excellence in supporting OBO’s mission to cultivate a diverse and economic environment and the City’s Supplier Diversity Program.

Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation and Generation No Kid Hungry Celebrate Young People Tackling Childhood Hunger on National Youth Day

Highlighting youth-led solutions today will help ensure no child is hungry again tomorrow
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., February 21, 2019 /3BL Media/ – With one out of every six children in the United States living with hunger each day, young people are leading the fight to end child hunger to make sure their peers have access to healthy meals. To celebrate the role of young people in addressing this critical issue, Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation and Generation No Kid Hungry proclaim February 21 National Youth Day.

Consumers Energy Announces Plans to Develop Solar Power Plant in Cadillac

New Location Would Be Third in Michigan, Powering Up to 100 Homes
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CADILLAC, Mich., February 21, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Consumers Energy announced today that it plans to develop its third solar power plant in Cadillac, building on its Triple Bottom Line commitment to people, the planet and Michigan’s prosperity.

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