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How Corporate Foundations and CSR Initiatives are ‘Being the Change’

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As corporate philanthropy and CSR initiatives experiment with new and more strategic ways to maximize impact on the issues they care about, organizations are increasingly making internal changes.

Earlier this year, FSG published Being the Change – a report on how foundations are changing internally to create greater impact externally. The report featured stories shared by 114 leaders and staff from over 50 organizations that are taking on different approaches to creating social change.

Mars, Inc., Associate Lauren Belomy Featured in New York Times' Vocations

Lauren Belomy works for Mars, Inc., in New York. “My job,” she said, “is to help move the company forward in a world that’s digital.”
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Lauren Belomy, a Digital Transformation Associate, who works for Mars, Inc., describes her roles as helping the company to move forward in a world that's ditial. 

We're a traditional manufacturing company, and we need to be ready for the future, she explains in this week's Vocations column of The New York Times.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise and the World Economic Forum Help Solve World Hunger by 2030

Jointly launch Tech Impact 2030 to put technology to work, tackle global challenges and achieve real change for society
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NEW YORK, September 24, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Today at the World Economic Forum (the Forum) Sustainable Development Impact Summit, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE) and the Forum committed to help solve for world hunger by 2030 through the innovative application of technology. HPE and the Forum are calling on public and private organizations to join them in an open collaboration to find solutions that will eliminate food insecurity and sustainably, nutritiously and inclusively feed a growing population.

It's Electrifying - 5 Ways We're Increasing Awareness of Electric Vehicles

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In 2017, General Motors announced plans to reveal 20 new all-electric vehicles by 2023, a key element of our vision of a world with zero crashes, zero emissions and zero congestion.

We know it’s an ambitious goal, and we’re helping to put the foundation in place to ensure the EV market thrives. This means working to shape industry standards and policies that will propel EV technology, supporting sustained investment in charging infrastructure and partnering with state and local stakeholders to implement EV education programs.

VIDEO | Deloitte Demonstrates a New Mindset for Action in Its 2018 Global Impact Report

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The Fourth Industrial Revolution (Industry 4.0) has arrived, bringing the physical and digital worlds together and profoundly shifting how humans live and work.

LG’s Industry-Leading Solar Panel Modules Featured at 2018 Solar Power International

Company highlights award-winning high-efficiency solar panels, new energy storage solutions, American module assembly
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ANAHEIM, Calif., September 25, 2018 /3BL Media/ – LG Electronics USA is underscoring its role as one of the top two providers to the U.S. residential market* at the 2018 Solar Power International Conference (Sept. 25-27), where the company will showcase it broad line of high-efficiency panels and unveil all-new energy storage solutions.

LG Enters U.S. Home Energy Storage Business, Unveils State-of-the-Art Systems

LG offers American homeowners game-changing energy storage systems with smart management functions
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ANAHEIM, Calif., September 24, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Renewable energy technology leader LG Electronics is entering the fast-growing U.S. residential energy storage system (ESS) business, complementing the company’s industry-leading solar panel technologies in the United States.

Companies Step up Support in Wake of Hurricane Florence

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Warnings of Hurricane Florence’s strength were widespread last week as companies boarded buildings and individuals evacuated to safer ground. Although the storm was reduced to a Category One by the time it made landfall, Florence left a path of destruction in its wake in the form of catastrophic rain, storm surges and flooding that is still impeding return to some communities a week later. As reports of devastation came in, companies jumped to action. Here’s a roundup of companies that took a distinctive approach to relief:

Novartis Announces Five Grant Recipients of Excellence in Ophthalmology Vision Award (Xova) for Nonprofit Sustainable Eye Health Initiatives

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  • A panel of independent ophthalmologists and optometrists selected five winners out of more than 100 entries from 34 countries
     
  • The 2018 grants support initiatives ranging from training teachers for vision screening in schools to launching eye care-specific training modules in Ethiopia, India, Micronesia, Sudan and Zimbabwe
     
  • Novartis has been running this program for the last 8 years; submissions for the ninth annual XOVA are now open to eye care professionals and institutions
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  • A panel of independent ophthalmologists and optometrists selected five winners out of more than 100 entries from 34 countries
     
  • The 2018 grants support initiatives ranging from training teachers for vision screening in schools to launching eye care-specific training modules in Ethiopia, India, Micronesia, Sudan and Zimbabwe
     
  • Novartis has been running this program for the last 8 years; submissions for the ninth annual XOVA are now open to eye care professionals and institutions

Astellas Oncology Announces C3 Prize® Celebrity Partnership and Category Winners

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Bill and Giuliana Rancic to Lend Expertise, Passion and Personal Cancer Experience to Inspire Fellow Entrepreneurs C3 Prize Category Winners will compete for the Grand Prize during a live event at the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) World Cancer Control (UICC) World Cancer Congress on October 3 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Bill and Giuliana Rancic to Lend Expertise, Passion and Personal Cancer Experience to Inspire Fellow Entrepreneurs C3 Prize Category Winners will compete for the Grand Prize during a live event at the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) World Cancer Control (UICC) World Cancer Congress on October 3 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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