U.S. Department of Agriculture Joins Nonprofit in Issuing Nationwide Call to Plant Native Species on Sept. 7 and throughout the Fall
STAMFORD, Conn., Aug. 20, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful (KAB), its affiliates and partners are mobilizing Americans to bolster local ecosystems by planting native species of trees, shrubs and plants during its second annual National Planting Day on Saturday, Sept. 7.
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Grant is part of Accenture’s corporate citizenship initiative, Skills to Succeed
SAO PAULO, August 16, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Accenture and Conexão today announced that Accenture and Accenture Foundations have awarded Conexão a grant of US$3.3 million to help the organization expand its efforts to help thousands of unemployed young people in Brazil gain the job readiness and entrepreneurial skills they need to enter the workforce. This grant brings Accenture’s direct support to Conexão to more than $6.5 million since 2007. The award is part of Accenture’s global corporate citizens
Visit Recycle-Bowl.org to Register Your School Today!
STAMFORD, Conn., Aug. 6, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful (KAB), the nation’s leading nonprofit that brings people together to build and sustain vibrant communities, is again teaming up with Nestlé® Pure Life®, a brand of Nestlé Waters North America, to announce the launch of the third Recycle-Bowl youth recycling competition.
Students raise awareness of hunger and food waste across the country
WASHINGTON, July 31, 2013 /3BL Media/ – The Campus Kitchens Project will serve its two millionth meal on August 6 in Washington, D.C. Student leaders from across the country will gather and demonstrate their power to use resources on campus to fight hunger and reduce food waste.
Join the national celebration of recycling by hosting a local event
WASHINGTON, D.C., July 29, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Online event registration is now open for America Recycles Day, a national initiative of nonprofit Keep America Beautiful (KAB). This year’s America Recycles Day theme, “I Want To Be Recycled,” will help to educate people about the importance of recycling to our economy and environmental well-being as well as motivate occasional recyclers to become everyday recyclers.
PG&E and the nonprofit Running Start have awarded scholarships to three San Francisco Bay Area high school girls to attend a political summit for young women in Washington, D.C., this weekend
PG&E and the nonprofit Running Start have awarded scholarships to three San Francisco Bay Area high school girls to attend a political summit for young women in Washington, D.C., this weekend.
The scholarship winners will join 300 young women, ages 14 to 35, from around the country for the organization’s Young Women’s Political Summit from July 12-14. The summit is an opportunity for attendees to hone their leadership skills and strengthen their connections in the political world.
Financial Literacy for Children project described as one of the best practices in country
Amway Ukraine has been rated among the top 50 most socially responsible companies, coming in at number 22 – the only direct selling company to make the ratings. The list was compiled by all-Ukrainian rating organization GVARDIA.
The achievement was due in part to Amway Ukraine’s Financial Literacy for Children project. It was described as one of the best practices in community development projects in the country.