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CBRE Named to Center for Companies That Care's Honor Roll for Eleventh Consecutive Year

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LOS ANGELES, March 16, 2018 /3BL Media/ - CBRE Group, Inc. announced that it has been named to Center for Companies That Care’s Honor Roll for the 11th consecutive year. Center for Companies that Care recognizes employers for outstanding workplace practices and active community involvement.

Honor Roll employers are selected for their adherence to all 10 Characteristics of socially responsible employers. Each consistently makes meaningful investments in its employees and in society through community service.

A Beautiful Shiver in the River ’18 from Keep Virginia Beautiful


The folks at Keep Virginia Beautiful (KVB) had to admit it. They were a bit nervous prior to KVB's 2018 "Shiver in the River."

In late January, Virginia's James River was well above flood stage because of several weeks of rainy weather. But after 10-plus days of gorgeous weather, the James receded, and hundreds of volunteers flocked to Historic Tredegar for the 4th Annual Shiver in the River.

Viacommunity Hosts a Screening of Selma in Honor of Black History Month

by Amanda Critelli

On Feb. 21, 40 high school students from New York City and neighboring public schools made their way to Viacom’s Times Square headquarters to celebrate Black History Month with a screening of Paramount’s critically acclaimed Selma, a crucial film about the African-American experience.

Astellas Volunteers Restore a Home and Hope with People Attempting to Help (PATH)


Nine Astellas volunteers from the PCP/Specialty team helped to restore a home in Tyler, Texas. The team worked with PATH (People Attempting to Help) to support the organization’s Transitional Housing Program—designed to provide safe, decent and affordable housing to low-to-moderate income families in East Texas.

“PATH acquired a rental house, and it was in need of some TLC—this is where we came in to help,” said Matt Mercer, regional sales manager, PCP/Specialty, West. 

Xylem Watermark Sponsors EarthEcho Water Challenge Events on World Water Day


In celebration of World Water Day on March 22 and Earth Day on April 22, Xylem will host the second annual Make Your Mark 30 Day Challenge, a month-long event that encourages employees to engage in efforts to solve global and local water and environmental issues.

Avery Dennison Ohio Employees Giving Back in a Warm Way

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Our Label and Graphic Materials North America team (LGM-NA) recently worked to make winter warmer for those in need. The LGM-NA Extended Leadership Team partnered with domestic violence shelter Forbes House to provide blankets and backpacks with school supplies to families in the shelter. To learn more about our company, visit http://www.averydennison.com.

Keep Indian River Beautiful Creates Sanctuary for Citizens With Special Needs


Keep Indian River Beautiful partnered with 25 volunteers from Key Club and Kiwanis to help create a beautiful sanctuary for The Arc, an Indian County, Florida, agency that has been improving the lives of individuals with special needs and their families for more than 40 years.

Keep Indian River Beautiful, a Keep America Beautiful affiliate in Vero Beach, Florida,and their volunteers helped create a beautiful sanctuary for disabled citizens at their permanent living facility.

Wendy’s Recognizes 10 Employees for Giving Back to Their Local Communities

Kelly Cole named Wendy’s Community Ambassador of the Year for Volunteer Efforts with KidSMILES Pediatric Dental Clinic
Press Release

DUBLIN, Ohio, March 8, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Give Something Back and Do The Right Thing are two core values important to The Wendy’s Company, and employees live these values in a variety of ways.  Each year, Wendy’s is proud to recognize employees and all they do to make a positive impact in their communities through its Community Ambassador Grant Program.  Ten Wendy’s employees are recognized for exemplary volunteer efforts in their communities with a $2,500 grant to an organization they support with their time, talents, and resources.  The Community Ambassador of the Year is selected from th

A Cross Sector Approach to Closing the Gender Gap

by Danielle Holly

We're inspired by the momentum of International Women's Day yesterday and eager to keep the conversation going. Today we're bringing back a few key ways that all sectors can work together to close the gender gap - specifically through skills-based volunteering initiatives. 


Republic Services Volunteers Clear 22.06 Tons of Trash in Mint 400 Race Cleanup

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The weather was beautiful, the desert was vast and our more than 180 volunteers at @TheMint400Race cleanup in LasVegas crushed it! They filled more than eight 30-yard containers with trash left in the desert, leaving the city cleaner for all.


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