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Donation Includes over $600,000 Worth of Winter Coats, Boots and Blankets for Men, Women and Children

Press Release from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Nov 9, 2012 6:45 AM ET

DODGEVILLE, Wis., Nov. 9, 2012 /3BL Media/PRNewswire/ -- Lands' End today announced plans to partner with the American Red Cross to donate nearly 9,000 winter weather items to the victims of Hurricane Sandy, with a retail value over $600,000. This afternoon, a team of Lands' End employees will load boxes of winter coats, boots and blankets into a 53-foot semi truck headed for the East Coast.

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Company is honored for its outstanding record supporting diverse suppliers

Press Release from in Business & Trade
Nov 9, 2012 6:30 AM ET

MILWAUKEE, Wis., Nov. 9, 2012 /3BL Media/ – The Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council (MMSDC) has recognized Johnson Controls as a 2012 “Corporation of the Year” for its achievements in developing and working with diverse supplier companies. Johnson Controls, a global diversified company in the building and automotive industries, was honored for its excellence and commitment to minority business enterprises, and its significant contributions to partnerships with minority businesses in all procurement processes.


Press Release from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Nov 9, 2012 6:30 AM ET

Sodexo has been recognized as the global sustainability leader in its industry segment by the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes. The company’s programs include encouraging chefs to consider more sustainability seafood selections and zero-waste campaigns to reduce carbon footprints, and integrated management systems to provide sustainable energy and food service solutions that reduce client costs.


Press Release from in Business & Trade
Nov 9, 2012 6:30 AM ET

CLEVELAND, Nov. 09, 2012 /3BL Media/ - BrownFlynn is pleased to announce a promotion and a new addition to the Firm: Cora Lee Mooney has been named Senior Consultant and Sara Martin has been brought on as an Analyst.


Intel Foundation Awards $100,000 for Entrepreneurial Research

Press Release from in Environment
Nov 9, 2012 6:00 AM ET

NEWS HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Team Greenway Grameen Infra of India won the 2012 Intel Global Challenge at UC Berkeley, receiving $50,000 from the Intel Foundation.
  • Greenway Grameen Infra invented an efficient, biomass-based stove that increases fuel efficiency.
  • Other top-placing teams were Nanoly Bioscience of the United States, which developed a protective shield that eliminates the need for vaccine refrigeration; Sustainable Agriculture Solutions of Colombia, which created sustainable farming solutions such as enhanced efficiency fertilizer; and Avetics of Singapore, which invented an autonomous mini-plane that takes high-resolution photographs for aerial maps.

Penn St, Student Conservation Association Develop “Vets-Centric” Assessment Tool; Enables Orgs to Identify Strengths, Barriers Affecting Veterans Relationships

Press Release from in Environment
Nov 9, 2012 5:45 AM ET

Nov. 9, 2012 /3BL Media/ - As large numbers of military veterans transition back to civilian life, they bring certain needs and present certain opportunities. However, nonprofit organizations seeking to work with veterans may find their programs and systems are not in synch with this unique constituency.


DPS's $200,000 partnership with the Student Conservation Association (SCA) helped create sustainable communities through a series of conservation service events and enabled SCA to provide conservation internships for high school and college students.

Press Release from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Nov 9, 2012 5:45 AM ET

Nov. 9, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Dr Pepper Snapple Group (NYSE:DPS) has been named to The Civic 50, coming in at No. 39 on the list of the 50 S&P 500 companies that best use their time, talent and resources to improve the quality of life where they do business. The survey was conducted by the National Conference on Citizenship (NCoC) and Points of Light, the nation’s definitive experts on civic engagement, and published in the Nov. 9 issue of Bloomberg Businessweek.


Press Release from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Nov 8, 2012 1:00 PM ET

OMAHA, Neb., Nov. 8, 2012 /3BL Media/ – ConAgra Foods, Inc. (NYSE: CAG) was recognized as one of America’s most community-minded companies in The Civic 50 ­survey – the first comprehensive ranking of S&P 500 corporations that best use their time, talent, and resources to improve the quality of life in the communities where they do business. The survey was conducted by the National Conference on Citizenship (NCoC) and Points of Light, the nation’s definitive experts on civic engagement, in partnership with Bloomberg LP.


Blog from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Nov 8, 2012 1:00 PM ET

It’s been quite a week, hasn’t it? With Hurricane Sandy still fresh in our minds and recovery crews and volunteers feverishly at work, current events remind us of the importance of community. I’m continually inspired by the passion AT&T employees bring to efforts like these.


App and Web Widget Allows Volunteers to Win Prizes for Serving Their Communities

Press Release from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Nov 8, 2012 12:30 PM ET

CABOT, Vt., November 7, 2012 /3BL Media/ – The top performers in the second round of Cabot Creamery Cooperative’s Reward Volunteers 2.0® have been announced, and the results are nothing short of inspiring. Their combined efforts, from September 27 through October 27, totaled 3,398 hours of volunteer work, benefiting 183 non-profit organizations across the United States.


Press Release from in Reporting, Ratings & Rankings
Nov 8, 2012 12:30 PM ET

ALEXANDRIA, Va., November 8, 2012 /3BL Media/ – Global Impact, whose mission is to assure help for the world’s most vulnerable people, released its 2012 Annual Report today. The report outlines Global Impact’s compelling vision and details how that vision unfolds through principled action, and delivers lasting results.


The Carrier is Ranked Among the Best Military Employers for the Fourth Consecutive Year

Blog from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Nov 8, 2012 11:30 AM ET

DALLAS, Nov. 8, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) today announced that it has been designated a 2013 Top 100 Military Friendly Employer® by G.I. Jobs. This marks the fourth year the Company has been included in the Top 100 Military Friendly Employers® list, which was compiled from a data-driven survey sample of 5,000 companies whose annual revenues exceeded $500 million.


Blog from in Business & Trade
Nov 8, 2012 11:15 AM ET

China’s emergence as an economic force has been both rapid and relatively recent. It was only in 2001 that China joined the World Trade Organization (WTO), allowing it access to foreign markets with very low tariffs on Chinese exports. In exchange, China had to lower its own tariffs on imports and follow the terms of trade governed by the WTO and its members.


“The Civic 50” Published in Bloomberg Businessweek and Businessweek.com

Press Release from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Nov 8, 2012 11:15 AM ET

MCLEAN, Va., November 8, 2012 /3BL Media/ – Capital One Financial Corporation today was recognized as one of America’s top five most community-minded companies in The Civic 50 ­survey – the first comprehensive ranking of S&P 500 corporations that best use their time, talent and resources to improve the quality of life in the communities where they do business. The survey was conducted by the National Conference on Citizenship (NCoC) and Points of Light, the nation’s definitive experts on civic engagement, in partnership with Bloomberg LP.


Press Release from in Technology. Innovation & Solutions
Nov 8, 2012 11:00 AM ET

SEATTLE, Nov. 8, 2012 /3BL Media/ -- Northwest salmon are closer to getting a much needed resting area for their annual migration down the industrial Duwamish Waterway now that Boeing (NYSE: BA) has begun the initial rough grading that will start the construction for a new wildlife habitat.


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