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Corporate Citizenship: Serving Our Communities, Employees, and Planet

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Since our founding, American Express has strived to be the world’s most respected service brand. Learn how this philosophy has shaped the way we support communities, engage our employees and protect our planet.

Fresh Start Mobile Showers Provides Daily Showers for Las Vegas Homeless Population

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Looking for a change, Jameel Milligan, age 36, moved from Philadelphia, where he worked in the chemical industry, to Las Vegas.  He was certain he’d have no problem finding a job at one of the many resorts.  

“I wanted to start over and I thought since there are so many different types of jobs at all the casinos, I’d have no problem finding something,” he said.  “I didn’t realize that you need various licenses and permits in order to do certain jobs within the casinos.  I came here with no plan, just on a whim.” 

Consumers Energy Says Help is Available for Those in Need as Winter Weather Sets in Across Michigan

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Keeping costs low

Consumers Energy works to keep heating costs low for Michigan homes and businesses:

  • The price that customers pay for natural gas is nearly 60 percent lower than a decade ago.
  • Consumers Energy keeps prices low by buying gas when it costs less in the summer and storing it the company’s underground storage system, the largest of its type in the nation. The gas can then be used in the winter, helping Consumers Energy avoid buying gas that would be more expensive.
  • Learn more about ways to reduce your energy use: www.ConsumersEnergy.com/energyanswers  
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Keeping costs low

Consumers Energy works to keep heating costs low for Michigan homes and businesses:

  • The price that customers pay for natural gas is nearly 60 percent lower than a decade ago.
  • Consumers Energy keeps prices low by buying gas when it costs less in the summer and storing it the company’s underground storage system, the largest of its type in the nation. The gas can then be used in the winter, helping Consumers Energy avoid buying gas that would be more expensive.
  • Learn more about ways to reduce your energy use: www.ConsumersEnergy.com/energyanswers  

VIDEO | eBay Global Impact

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Global Impact is the good that happens when people connect on eBay. We are a company that lives its values. Our business is built on the belief that people are basically good and that commerce can be a force for positive change.

Read our Global Impact story here.

Business Value of Pro Bono: Develop Talent and Build Leaders

See how Prudential Financial, Inc. connects their pro bono programs to the bottom line
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Pro bono service is a powerful way to drive social change. Yet, many corporate employees looking to bring pro bono service to their company struggle to get buy-in from leadership and other key stakeholders. Although these stakeholders may understand the social value of pro bono, they don't always see the business value. 

How Is Cisco Celebrating Pro Bono Week?

by Austin Belisle
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Whether you’re an engineer or a project manager, you have skills that make you uniquely qualified to work at Cisco, from networking expertise to technology know-how. You use them every day, but they’re skills we can apply outside of the office to make a positive impact on people, society, and the planet.

Companies Strengthen Social Investment Strategies, Reinforce Commitments to Stakeholders Despite Continued Global Uncertainties

Largest corporate social engagement survey of 258 companies finds modest increases in rates of corporate giving across the US
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October 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ - In the largest, most robust, industry-leading and internationally-recognized research of corporate social engagement, CECP: The CEO Force for Good, in association with The Conference Board, found in their annual Giving in Numbers: 2017 Edition report that the world’s leading corporations are emphasizing strategy and outcomes more than ever with 60%

Arrow’s Dutch Employees Foster Volunteer Tradition

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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.
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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
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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:

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