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Will Corporations Inherit the Earth?

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In a recent New York Times op-ed piece entitled, “Corporations Will Inherit the Earth,” Frank Bruni muses about the role of corporations in society at a time that the federal government is -- to use his phrase -- “a bumbling klutz.” Bruni asserts, “It can’t manage health care. It can’t master infrastructure. It can’t fund itself for more than tiny increments of time.

Caring About the Game

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“It seems to be easier to win the game when you care about the game.” 

The morning after the Super Bowl seems an appropriate time to write about the game, but it’s not actually the game of football that I’m interested in.  It’s the game of business and what it takes to win in 2018.

2018 Sands Cares Heroes of the Year Announced

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On January 26, Team Members around the world were congratulated after learning they had been selected as Sands Cares Heroes of the Year, as well as finalists for The Sheldon G. and Dr. Miriam Adelson Citizenship Award presented by Sands Cares.  Sands Cares is the corporate giving program of Las Vegas Sands, where we make our communities better places to live through philanthropic giving, volunteerism and other in-kind support to local organizations. 

Changing the Future at Labelexpo Europe: Sustainable Options That Don't Cost the Earth

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OEGSTGEEST, Netherlands, October 2, 2017 /3BL Media/-- From new recycled paper facestock to marble-based “paper” and compostable adhesive, Avery Dennison is offering brand owners and converters an increasingly wide choice of sustainable options for their needs.

“Avery Dennison is making excellent progress toward our ambitious 2025 sustainability goals we announced at Labelexpo Europe in 2015,” said Renae Kezar, sr. director, global leader of sustainability.

Colleges Nationwide Seek RecycleMania 2018 Championship

Last Chance to Register as Hundreds of Colleges and Universities Join Annual Competition; Recycling Program Heightens Stakes with New ‘Food Organics’ and ‘Most Improved’ Categories
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STAMFORD, Conn., January 25, 2018 /3BL Media/ - RecycleMania, the premier collegiate recycling competition managed by national nonprofit Keep America Beautiful, is back for its 18th year as college and university campuses across the country compete to see who will claim the championship title in the fight to reduce, reuse, recycle and compost the most on campus. Registration for the 2018 RecycleMania competition will close on Friday, Feb. 2. RecycleMania will begin on Sunday, Feb.

Rebuilding Together and Lowe’s to Restore Minneapolis Neighborhood During Super Bowl-Sanctioned Event

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Rebuilding Together will host the 23rd annual community revitalization project, Kickoff to Rebuild, on Friday, February 2 leading up to Super Bowl LII weekend. This Super Bowl-sanctioned event will take place in the Tilsenbilt neighborhood of Minneapolis; the first neighborhood in Minneapolis to end housing discrimination in the 1950s. 

Volunteers to work alongside NFL players to revitalize Minneapolis Tilsenbilt neighborhood leading up to Super Bowl LII
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Rebuilding Together will host the 23rd annual community revitalization project, Kickoff to Rebuild, on Friday, February 2 leading up to Super Bowl LII weekend. This Super Bowl-sanctioned event will take place in the Tilsenbilt neighborhood of Minneapolis; the first neighborhood in Minneapolis to end housing discrimination in the 1950s. 

United in Service

Whirlpool lends a hand at OutCenter, Harbor Towers for King Day
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By Tony Wittkowski

BENTON HARBOR — Greg Fulmer wishes he could remind his younger self that school was let out for a reason on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

That’s why he, along with dozens of other Whirlpool Corp. employees, spent their Monday volunteering at schools, local shelters and other Southwest Michigan organizations.

Creating College Experiences That Build Students’ Character While Strengthening the Community

By: Jim Jenkins
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Making a significant difference requires courage, commitment and drive. It is those same principles that are inspiring the next generation of students at University of Detroit Mercy, a Catholic university founded in the Mercy and Jesuit traditions of community service and social justice.

Honoring MLK Day With Personal Commitments to Volunteering and Service

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MLK Day of Service is an opportunity to remember history and re-commit ourselves as citizens by volunteering in service to one another. It is also a time to consider how much work still remains to fulfill Dr. King’s dream. We at Common Impact believe service is a powerful tool for strengthening the communities in which we live and work. At the end of last year, our staff spent some time reflecting on (and discovering!) what truly motivates us to do the work we do every day to fulfill Common Impact's mission.

University of Akron, Clemson University Football Fans Champions of 2017 GameDay Recycling Challenge

Nationally, College Football Fans Recycle, Compost Nearly 2 Million Pounds of Waste During 2017 Season
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WASHINGTON, January 3, 2018 /3BL Media/ - While Clemson University came within a victory of making it to the College Football Playoff National Championship, it can claim, along with the University of Akron, the co-championship of the 2017 GameDay Recycling Challenge (GDRC), the national collegiate football recycling competition.  The GameDay Recycling Challenge is produced through a partnership of the College and University Recycling Coalition (CURC), Keep America Beautiful,

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