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The Inclusive Growth Toolkit Helps Erie Rebuild

A novel tool from the Center helps drive investment to overlooked, underinvested areas.
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Natasha Pacley discovered a talent for cooking at a young age at her grandmother’s side. She had her sights set on sharing those recipes with the world, but life would intervene before she could get back to her love. Homeless at age 18, Natasha found her way to culinary school and worked her way back to stability.

Dow's RENUVA™ Program Wins Sustainability Award From Chemical Week

Flagship RENUVA™ Mattress Recycling Program awarded Best Sustainable Product
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HORGEN, Switzerland – November 23, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Dow (NYSE: Dow), has won Best Sustainable Product for its RENUVA™ Mattress Recycling Program in Chemical Week’s Sustainability Awards. The RENUVA™ Mattress Recycling Program contributes towards recycling end of life polyurethane mattresses in collaboration with the value chain. This project converts polyurethane foams from end-of-life (waste) mattresses back to one of the main chemical building blocks of its polymer - polyol.

In a Year of Profound Change, Over 1,100 C-Suite Leaders Convene to Accelerate Commitments to Diversity & Inclusion

Herbalife Nutrition’s CEO joins CEO Action to address systemic issues of inequity in society
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Herbalife Nutrition’s Chairman and CEO John Agwunobi along with with more than 1,000+ leaders joined the 4th annual CEO Action Closed-Door Session to discuss the bold commitments necessary to address systemic issues of inequity in society. Now more than ever, CEOs understand that they must also come together to use collective resources, experience and time to change systems that have contributed to societal injustices.

MLB & MLBPA Announce Third Round of 11 Nonprofit Recipients of the "Healthy Relationships Community Grant" Program

Q3 Funding Brings Overall Donation to $1.5 Million Toward Supporting Domestic Violence Survivors and Providing Services for Mental Health Resiliency & Positive Relationship Skills
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November 23, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Major League Baseball (MLB) and the Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA) today announced the third round of recipients of the joint “Healthy Relationships Community Grant” program. The current distribution of nearly $500,000 is going to 11 nonprofit organizations, marking approximately $1.5 million donated to 32 organizations as part of the third of seven donation phases through 2021.

“Pandemic Priority: Daily Free Tests for All!”

By Hazel Henderson
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The nationwide spread of COVID-19 in the USA on the abject failure of the Trump administration, revealed by Robert Woodward‘s interviews in “RAGE” (2020), are focusing on individualistic behavior and politics.  Failures in providing sufficient testing and protective equipment revealed the necessity for coordinated government policy, leadership and collective action.  While the over 250,000 deaths in the USA far exceed those per capita in other countries in the global spread of Covid-19, it emerged that those countries with the leadership priorities, using widespread early testing, halted or

1.5 Million Meals: How Virginia's Food Banks Are Feeding Families Safely

As food banks across the country struggle during the pandemic, a Truist Cares* grant has helped Virginia’s food banks meet the unprecedented demand.
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Across Virginia, Feeding America predicts the number of people facing food insecurity to increase by about 50% this year due to the pandemic.

Demand Grows Globally for Food, Beverage and Agriculture Companies to Accelerate Shift Towards a Nature-Positive Future

As expectations of sustainability grow among employees and consumers alike, new analysis reveals leadership opportunity for FB&A businesses willing to prioritise the environment.
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ARLINGTON, Va., November 19, 2020 /3BL Media/ – As food, beverage and agriculture businesses increasingly ramp-up efforts to reduce their environmental impacts, a major new market analysis from The Nature Conservancy – the first of its kind from the organization – and Edelman has underlined the importance of these sustainability strategies for both customers and employees, hinting at the compelling commercial and reputational rewards available to those companies willing to act fast on this urgent agenda. 

UPS News | UPS Foundation Wins U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Top Citizenship Award

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When businesses create shared value — aligning corporate citizenship with business strategy, engaging their people to act with purpose, and leveraging their strengths to deliver good — they drive powerful, positive change. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation recognized UPS for doing just that.

Texan by Nature Honors Vistra for Commitment to Conservation

Companies Across the State of Texas Recognized in the TxN 20 for Their Leadership in Conservation & Sustainability
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Texan by Nature (TxN), a Texas-led conservation non-profit founded by former First Lady Laura Bush, has recognized leading, integrated retail electricity and power generation company, Vistra, in the Texan by Nature 20 (TxN 20). The annual list ranks companies with Texas operations that have made a demonstrative commitment to conservation. This year’s honorees are featured in the latest issue of Texas Monthly, which hits newstands on Thursday November, 19. 

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