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How Data has Transformed Social Good: A Conversation with Steve MacLaughlin, VP of Data and Analytics at Blackbaud

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In this episode of the Champions for Social Good Podcast, Jamie Serino speaks with Steve MacLaughlin (@smaclaughlin),Vice President of Data and Analytics at Blackbaud. Steve reviews the dramatic increase in the use of data in recent years, examining how it has changed his work as technology continues to evolve. Steve explains how data has transformed the environment for social good by removing guesswork and promoting prescriptive analytics.

Statement by Habitat CEO Jonathan Reckford on the Violence in Charlottesville, Virginia

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August 17, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Last Saturday morning, as white nationalists gathered for their march of hate in Charlottesville, a very different group of people were gathering less than a mile away. On that city’s Charlton Avenue, members of seven local churches had joined together to lay the floor trusses on the foundation of the community’s newest Habitat home.

Turning Passion into Action, Skilled Cook Empowers Young People to Make Healthy Food Choices

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Kim Doyle Wille, a Colorado native, has been passionate about cooking since she was a young girl creating meals in her childhood home. Over time, she became skilled enough to be a winner of the 46th Pillsbury Bake-Off Contest in 2013. Creating a nonprofit focused on healthy food options for the students and families in Garfield County was a natural way to turn that passion into action.

Keep America Beautiful Announces Launch of 2017 Recycle-Bowl; Encourages Nation to #BeRecycled Ahead of America Recycles Day

Nationwide Call for Schools to Enter America’s Largest K-12 Recycling Competition; Thousands of America Recycles Day Events and Activities Expected
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STAMFORD, Conn. August 16, 2017 /3BL Media/ – As students begin to gather their notebooks, backpacks and pencils for the new school year, Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s iconic community improvement nonprofit organization, plans to ignite a passion for recycling in schools across the country with the launch of its 7th Annual Keep America Beautiful Recycle-Bowl. Registration is now open for the fall recycling competition at http://Recycle-Bowl.org/.

Corporate Activism Addresses Climate Change, Immigration Reform, LGBTQ Rights

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COMMIT!Forum will convene hundreds of corporate social responsibility leaders and CEOs from CR Magazine’s annual 100 Best Corporate Citizens ranking.  The event includes a pre-conference workshop on integrated CSR and sustainability reporting from BrownFlynn.  Emcees for COMMIT!Forum include Aman Singh, editor in chief of Futerra, and Icema Gibbs, head of CSR at Jetblue Airways.

 
By Dave Armon
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COMMIT!Forum will convene hundreds of corporate social responsibility leaders and CEOs from CR Magazine’s annual 100 Best Corporate Citizens ranking.  The event includes a pre-conference workshop on integrated CSR and sustainability reporting from BrownFlynn.  Emcees for COMMIT!Forum include Aman Singh, editor in chief of Futerra, and Icema Gibbs, head of CSR at Jetblue Airways.

 

Ecocentricity Blog: Charlottesville

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This is an environmental blog, so I admit that I’m not fully comfortable writing this post. That said, I simply can’t write about anything other than Charlottesville today. It’s occupying too much of my mind and my heart.

by John Anderson Lanier, Executive Director of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation
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This is an environmental blog, so I admit that I’m not fully comfortable writing this post. That said, I simply can’t write about anything other than Charlottesville today. It’s occupying too much of my mind and my heart.

Ridesharing Rescues Patients from Missed Medical Appointments

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Every year, approximately 3.6 million Americans miss or delay medical appointments because they don’t have access to reliable transportation. Minorities, people with low incomes, and those with chronic illnesses are affected disproportionately. These cancelations not only affect the individual missing their appointment - leading to untreated symptoms - but can also cause longer wait times and rushed appointments for other patients.

Creating a Better Tomorrow for Back-to-School Students

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Over 200 employees from the finance team at Arrow Electronics' Denver-area headquarters recently stepped away from their desks and into the halls of College View Elementary School, where they dedicated an entire day to making the school a more vibrant and welcoming place for the nearly 500 students who will return to its classrooms and playgrounds this fall.

Timberland Marks 25 Years of Path of Service™ Employee Volunteer Program with a Season of Service Celebrated Around the World

Thousands of employees, partners and consumers invited to come together throughout the fall to support and strengthen local communities
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STRATHAM, N.H., August 15, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland celebrates the 25th anniversary of its award-winning Path of Service™ program by kicking off a season of volunteer events around the globe. The events will reinforce the brand’s commitment to be Earthkeepers by working to protect and restore the outdoors and support the communities where it does business.

How to Roll Out a Powerful Global Employee Engagement Program

Q&A: How one team realized big results through a scaled, localized solution
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Equinix is a US-based company that connects the world’s leading businesses to their customers, employees and partners inside the world’s most connected data centers in 44 markets across five continents. They launched an international giving and volunteering program with Benevity in 2016, and the results have been impressive. Their 2016 one-month annual Impact Month campaign saw donations jump by 50%, while participation grew by 62%, and volunteer hours increased by 72% year-over-year versus 2015 (before they rolled out their international program).

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