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Arrow’s Dutch Employees Foster Volunteer Tradition


VENLO, Netherlands – ​For the second year in a row, employees from Arrow Electronics’ Venlo office volunteered with the Maria Auxiliatrix Run (M.A.-Run), a weekend of festivities supporting individuals with disabilities. 

Points of Light Announces 2017 Tribute Award Honorees

Individuals to be Recognized at Embassy of France in Washington, D.C.
Press Release

WASHINGTON, October 18, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, NFL player Coty Sensabaugh and his wife Dominique, and wildlife advocates Jack and Suzi Hanna, will be honored for their service to others at Points of Light’s 2017 Tribute Awards at the Embassy of France on Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017.

Cisco Employees Give Back—Everywhere—with Heart and Ingenuity

by Joe Cozzolino, Sr VP, Cisco Services; Karen Walker, Sr VP & CMO contributing

What a month! As executive sponsors of Cisco’s Global Service Month, we are amazed and proud of Cisco employees around the world who pitched in to make a difference in so many ways. Here’s a snapshot of our collective impact:

Leading the Way: Developing Tomorrow’s Leaders Through Pro Bono

Taproot Foundation gathers leaders from across sectors for first of its kind convening on leadership and pro bono
Press Release

OAKLAND, Calif., October 16, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The Taproot Foundation is gathering leaders from across sectors for the first-of-its-kind leadership convening—Leading the Way—on Tuesday, October 24, at the Google Community Space in San Francisco.

How Pro Bono Is Revolutionizing the Way We Develop Tomorrow’s Corporate Leaders

Taproot Foundation in conversation with Austin Dowling of Macquarie Group Limited and George Hallenbeck Center for Creative Leadership

Technology, globalization, and current events have transformed the corporate work environment, and experts agree that the unprecedented pace of change we are seeing will only quicken. With so much up in the air, there is one thing that remains certain: Developing those who will lead tomorrow’s companies has never been more important. Within this context, pro bono is emerging as an innovative, high-impact strategy that can equip corporate leaders with the skills they will need to thrive.

Cargill’s Global Scholars: Getting Ready to Change the World

by Tom Vandyck

For a week this summer, 67 bright young students from six countries around the world gathered at Cargill’s offices in Amsterdam for a leadership seminar that would prepare them to be future leaders and decision-makers in the world of food and agriculture.

The Cargill Global Scholars come from Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Russia and the United States. Every year, ten promising students from each country are selected for a two-year program that builds leadership skills through seminars, networking events and one-on-one mentoring.

In the World: The Mentor Helping Girls Reach Their Potential


Rachel Scandling, Strategy and Optimisation Lead, left a career in the Royal Navy to join Barclays two years ago. She tells us about volunteering as a mentor to girls from disadvantaged backgrounds – and why she’s passionate about helping people achieve “incredible transformations”.

I joined Barclays two years ago, after a career in the Royal Navy, and I now work as a Strategy and Optimisation Lead for the bank. My role is to make all processes across the business more organised and efficient.

Volkswagen Group of America Employees Give Back With Get Involved "Summer of Service"

Press Release

HERNDON, Va., September 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Volkswagen Group of America (VWGoA) recently concluded its inaugural Get Involved “Summer of Service” in which more than 450 employees around the country volunteered over 1400 hours with charitable organizations in the communities where they live and work. The Summer of Service featured more than 25 different employee volunteer projects organized by seven VWGoA locations across the United States.

Texas A&M Fair Trade University Designation Press Release

Texas A&M becomes largest university in nation to earn Fair Trade status
Press Release

This press release was originally posted on Fair Trade Campaigns.

By Elena Watts, Texas A&M Marketing and Communications

COLLEGE STATION, Sept. 14, 2017—Texas A&M is the 46th and largest university in the nation, and only the second in Texas, to earn official designation as a Fair Trade University from Fair Trade Campaigns, a national initiative that engages students in issues of global poverty.

Consumers Energy Increasing its Commitment to Restore Power after Hurricane Irma

Another 130 Employees and Contractors Left for Georgia on Wednesday
Press Release

JACKSON, Mich., September 14, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Consumers Energy is sent an additional 130 employees and contractors to help restore power to Georgia residents in the wake of Hurricane Irma.

Crews are leaving from Jackson today to join over 220 Consumers Energy employees and contractors already in Florida’s Boca Raton area performing restoration work. The new contingent of lineworkers, damage assessors, supervisors, safety personnel and other field employees is expected to report to the Atlanta area by Friday and will be working for Georgia Power.


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