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Keep America Beautiful Rallies Volunteers for Great American Cleanup “National Day of Action” on April 6

Country’s Largest Community Improvement Movement Features Events in Nine Cities
Press Release

STAMFORD, Conn., April 4, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The Great American Cleanup, Keep America Beautiful’s flagship program, is conducting its second annual “National Day of Action” on Saturday, April 6, with volunteer initiatives taking place throughout the country. The day serves as a national platform to encourage volunteerism through Keep America Beautiful (KAB), the nation’s leading nonprofit that brings people together to build and sustain vibrant communities.

PG&E Launches First-Ever Month of Service Program for Employee Volunteers

Utility Plans Over 100 Employee Volunteer Projects during National Volunteer Month in April
Press Release

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 1, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today announced its first-ever Month of Service program, featuring over 100 employee volunteer projects throughout Northern and Central California during National Volunteer Month in April. PG&E will partner with HandsOn Network and Points of Light, a leading volunteer organization, on these different projects.

“Gear Up + Get Out” with The North Face

The North Face launches “Gear Up+ Get Out” Sweepstakes offering prize packages worth up to $1,000
Press Release

March 12, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The North Face wants people to get outside and they are giving away the gear to help make it happen. The “Gear Up + Get Out” Sweepstakes launches today, and to celebrate, The North Face is giving people across the country a chance to win great gear packages up to a $1,000 value.

Keep America Beautiful Unveils Bold Social Mission Goals and Interactive Social Volunteer Hub to Impact Communities and Encourage Volunteerism

National Nonprofit Kicks Off Flagship Program, “Great American Cleanup” at South By Southwest in Austin, Texas
Press Release

STAMFORD, Conn., Mar. 8, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s leading nonprofit that brings people together to build vibrant communities, today announced its first-ever annual social mission goals. These goals reflect the nonprofit’s actions, which create communities that are socially connected, environmentally healthy and economically sound.

Alcoa Foundation and Keep America Beautiful Help Students Recycle

Foundation Provides More Than 11,500 Recycling Bins for Campus Initiatives
Press Release

STAMFORD, Conn., March 7, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Alcoa Foundation is partnering with Keep America Beautiful (KAB) and the College & University Recycling Coalition (CURC) to provide more than 11,500 recycling bins to 35 college and universities throughout the United States. These recycling bins will help to expand on-campus recycling programs and raise awareness about the environmental impact of recycling.

Microsoft on the Issues Blog: One Billion and Counting…

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Posted by Lisa Brummel

Chief People Officer, Microsoft

In October of last year, we marked the 30th Employee Giving Campaign and celebrated a major milestone: $1 billion in cash raised by U.S. employees and our company match for more than 31,000 global nonprofit and community organizations since the start of the campaign in 1983.

Junior Achievement of Maine Announces Winners of TITAN CHALLENGE

Statewide Sponsor Travelers helps expand Junior Achievement programs with funding from its EducationAd advertising through CBS EcoMedia
Press Release

February 15, 2013 /3BL Media/ - And the winner is……The 7th Annual Junior Achievement of Maine’s Titan Challenge was the biggest ever! This year 99 teams from 33 high schools participated throughout the State. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Robert Moore of Dead River Company was at the University of Southern Maine’s Glickman Library to announce the winners.

Domtar Enhances Recyclebank Green Schools Program

Companies deepen partnership; collaborate to promote environmental education and student leadership
Press Release

MONTREAL, FEB. 13, 2013 /3BL Media/ Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) today announced it is furthering its partnership with Recyclebank® by supporting the Recyclebank Green Schools Program, which awards schools grant money for unique student projects that will make a positive environmental impact on their communities.

PG&E Receives Pr News Corporate Social Responsibility Awards Honor For Summer Jobs Program

First-time program receives Honorable Mention distinction
Press Release

February 12, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) received an Honorable Mention award in the Corporate Community Partnership Category for the utility’s Summer Jobs program at Monday’s PR News Corporate Social Responsibility Awards program in Washington, D.C.

Accenture Grants Quest Alliance India an Additional US$623,000 to Equip Disadvantaged Young People with Career Readiness Skills

Award reflects Accenture’s global corporate citizenship initiative, Skills to Succeed
Press Release

BANGALOREFebruary 12, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Quest Alliance India today announced that Accenture and the Accenture Foundations have awarded Quest Alliance India an additional grant of US$623,000 to help the organization provide approximately 3,000 disadvantaged young people with career and workplace skills. The grant brings Accenture’s direct support to Quest Alliance India to more than US$950,000 since 2009.

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