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American Express Backs the Community of Puerto Rico

Lin-Manuel Miranda Brings Hamilton to Puerto Rico to support local arts
Press Release

NEW YORK, January 18, 2019 /3BL Media/

How Scotiabank is Taking Action on Gender Equality

by Barbara Mason, Group Head and Chief Human Resources Officer at Scotiabank
Blog

I’m very pleased to announce that Scotiabank has been named to the Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index. The GEI is the world’s only comprehensive investment-quality data source on gender equality, which recognizes internal company statistics, employee policies, external community support and engagement.

Benevity Clients Make Up More Than One Third of “JUST 100” List of America’s Most JUST Companies

List Ranks Companies on Issues Ranging from Employee Benefits to Community Support, Environmental Impact and More
Press Release

CALGARY, Canada, January 16, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Benevity, Inc., the global leader in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and employee engagement software, today announced that more than one third of the companies on JUST Capital's list of America’s 100 “most JUST” corporations are Benevity clients. Developed in partnership with Forbes, the 2018 JUST 100 is the independent research nonprofit’s third annual ranking of publicly traded U.S.

eBay's ‘Gifts that Give Back’ Program Enhances Listing Options for Over 54k Charities

by Ethan Rubinson, Software Engineer, Marci Ross, Quality Software Engineer, Scott McDowell, Lead Product Manager
Blog

From helping victims of the California wildfires to granting the wishes of critically ill children, eBay’s revamped Gifts That Give Back (GTGB) program provides over 54,000 charities the tools to create symbolic gift listings. These gifts may be purchased by millions of generous donors who wish to support their favorite non-profit organizations and the causes they stand for. eBay ensures that every symbolic gift sees 100% of the proceeds go directly to the sponsoring charity.

5 Corporate Social Responsibility Trends to Watch in 2019

Blog

2018 proved to be an active year in Corporate Social Responsibility with issues related to sustainability, globalization, advocacy on social issues and multiple natural disasters in the forefront. Some of these issues and trends will continue into 2019, but leaders should expect to see the following noteworthy changes:

The Arbor Day Foundation and Florida Forest Service Celebrate Florida Arbor Day with Tree Plantings and Distributions in Panama City and Marianna

Arbor Day Foundation’s Hurricane Tree Recovery Campaign will distribute free trees to residents in Panama City and Marianna
Press Release

PANAMA CITY, Fla., January 14, 2018 /3BL Media/ — The Arbor Day Foundation along with the Florida Forest Service, Verizon, FedEx, International Paper and Texas Roadhouse will kick-off Florida’s state Arbor Day with tree planting and distribution events on Friday, January 18 in Panama City and Marianna. The tree plantings and distributions are part of the Arbor Day Foundation’s Hurricane Tree Recovery campaign—a public and private partnership aimed at distributing free trees to residents in communities affected by recent hurricanes.

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Water and Sanitation Finance in Indonesia

WPF partner KOMIDA innovates to make it affordable
Article

According to The World Bank, approximately 20% of the world’s population does not have a toilet in their home.  Cost can be one challenge for a household.  According to CGAP, “In Indonesia, for example, connection to piped water systems averages

Give Back to Your Community in 2019: Become a Taproot Foundation Pro Bono Volunteer

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Faces of GSK's Pro Bono Efforts

How employees create positive change through volunteering
Blog

As the Vice President and Director of Scientific and Public Health for GSK’s Vaccines practice, Dr. Len Friedland has a very rewarding job, but his sense of purpose extends beyond his day job to support people in poor health as well as those with limited access to quality healthcare, as a volunteer. “Helping patients feel better and live longer aren’t just words to me—they’re part of who I am. The way I see it, having great science at the company is fantastic, but it means nothing unless we make sure this science benefits the right people,” said Len.

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