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National Breast Cancer Foundation Receives $50,000 Thanks to Cottonelle® and Sam’s Club

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DALLAS, March 30, 2017 /3BL Media/ – National Breast Cancer Foundation is proud to announce that through its partnership with Kimberly-Clark, the makers of Cottonelle® bath tissue, and the generosity of the members at Sam’s Club, $50,000 was raised for the foundation during Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  

In South Carolina, Duke Energy, Reading Is Fundamental Renew Partnership to Boost Childhood Reading Skills

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  • Read for Success begins second year in South Carolina's Pee Dee region.

  • Program reflects a combined $400,000 investment by both organizations.
     

GREENVILLE, S.C., April 5, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Following last year's successful pilot program, Duke Energy and Reading Is Fundamental (RIF), the nation's largest children's literacy organization, are partnering for a second consecutive year to minimize the summer slide and improve the reading proficiency of more than 3,000 current second graders in South Carolina.

National Keep America Beautiful Initiative Reports 60 Percent Reduction of Cigarette Litter in Participating Communities

Keep America Beautiful Announces 2017 Cigarette Litter Prevention Program Grant Recipients, Delivering Nearly $300,000 to 37 Organizations
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STAMFORD, Conn., April 4, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful, the national nonprofit that envisions a country in which every community is a clean, green and beautiful place to live, today announced an average 60 percent reduction in cigarette litter in communities that implemented its Cigarette Litter Prevention Program in 2016, a 10 percent increase over the 2015 program results.

How Cities Prioritize Public Greening Initiatives

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How much of an impact can one million trees make? What about approximately $3.2 billion worth? According to a recent study from The Nature Conservancy, a global conservation organization, an investment in tree planting in 245 of the world’s largest cities could improve the health of millions by helping to reduce pollution-related deaths and lowering overall city temperatures.

Ohio Employers Urge Lawmakers to Oppose Clean Energy Rollback Bill

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As the Ohio House of Representatives prepares to vote on HB 114, major businesses and investors representing more than 30,000 employees, call on lawmakers to vote against the bill, a proposal that they say would dismantle the states renewable energy and energy efficiency standards and create prolonged uncertainty for the business and investor community.

Better Health, Stronger Communities

Healthcare company Glovax joins Business Call to Action by expanding access to vaccinations in the Philippines
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QUEZON CITY, Philippines, March 30, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Glovax Biotech Corp., an integrated distributor and retailer of vaccines in the Philippines, has joined Business Call to Action (BCtA) with a commitment to provide 40 million vaccine doses to the country’s medium- and low-income communities by 2020, reducing the cost of vaccinations by 75 percent and preventing countless disease outbreaks.

RB Publishes Sustainability Report Showing Good Progress on Targets and Commitment to UN’s 2030 Sustainable Development Goals

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RB, the world’s leading consumer health and hygiene company, today launched both its 2016 Sustainability Report and its Annual Report and Financial Statements.

The 2016 Sustainability Report outlines RB’s new sustainably governance structure as well as the company’s progress towards its 2020 environmental and social goals. Key highlights include:

IT Training Helps Young People Thrive in India’s Digital Economy

by Dipak Basu, CEO of the Anudip Foundation
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Anudip Foundation is a nonprofit company working for the economic empowerment of at-risk youth. We believe the key to human progress and sustainability is skill development and financial stability.

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