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Cox Enterprises Amplifies The Trust for Public Land’s Mission to Create Parks and Protect Land for People

Cox provides $500,000 of in-kind media visibility to create environmental awareness
Press Release

ATLANTA, April 5, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Cox Enterprises will provide $500,000 of in-kind public service announcements (PSAs) to amplify The Trust for Public Land’s (TPL) mission to create parks and protect land for people, ensuring healthy, livable communities for generations to come.

Beyond the Books: Creating a Campus Community

By: Barry Telford
Blog

For students, the college experience is a pivotal time of growth. Not only are these individuals learning new concepts and theories through their studies, many are also taking that first initial jump from childhood to adulthood as they navigate life with an increased sense of independence. Whether these students live on campus or commute from home, their experience at college shapes their first impression of life beyond the books. Because of this, providing the foundation for a robust campus community not only enhances the student experience but improves students’ quality of life. 

Cox and The Trust For Public Land Launch Arizona’s 2017 Cox Conserves Heroes Awards Program

Call for nominations; $20,000 to be donated to local environmental nonprofits
Press Release

TUCSON, Ariz., April 3, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Cox Communications, in partnership with The Trust for Public Land, today launched Arizona’s 2017 Cox Conserves Heroes program to honor local environmental volunteers.

Community Partners Bring Raised Garden Beds to Life for Local Boys & Girls Club

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The sound of hammers, the smell of fertile soil, and the promise of a bountiful harvest filled the air at the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Kingsport’s Eastman Center as seven raised garden beds came to life.

Lowe's Heroes Give Historic Neighborhood a Major Makeover

By Natia Walker, Community Relations Specialist at Lowe's
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Volunteers team up with Rebuilding Together in Houston to make repairs and transform 1935 home into community welcome center.

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Volunteers team up with Rebuilding Together in Houston to make repairs and transform 1935 home into community welcome center.

Room for Discussion: Encouraging Open Discourse on College Campuses During Times of Social and Political Unrest

By: Jim Jenkins
Blog

The purpose of academia is to nurture and strengthen the next generation of leaders through research and critical analysis. Additionally, higher education aims to encourage individuals to investigate their interests and pursue a greater understanding of the world surrounding them. Today’s college students, many of whom are members of Generation Z, are some of the most inquisitive and confident scholars who demand campus communities built on the theories of peaceful coexistence and safety for all.

‘Get HYPE Philly!’ Thrilled to win a Healthy10 Award

GSK IMPACT Grant winners recognized for building healthier schools and workforce for young people in Philadelphia.
Press Release

February 16, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Get HYPE Philly!, a collective of ten nonprofits led by The Food Trust and funded by a $5 million GSK IMPACT Grant, was named a winner of the inaugural Health Means Business Healthy 10 Awards from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation today in Washington, D.C.

How Millennials are using Data to Power the Impact Investing Movement

How the Case Foundation Influences Capital
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by Sean Tennerson, Program Officer, The Case Foundation 

For those of you who know the Case Foundation, we’re bullish on the impact investing movement and the power of private capital for public good. While still a relatively small market, impact investments are surging, with some seeing a trillion-dollar market potential by 2020. Against that context, we do a lot of thinking about what is standing in the way of tipping significantly more interested investors to activated investors.

Major Drivers and Trends in SRI Investing Growth

Sustainable Responsible Impact Investing Grows 33% in 2 Years
Blog

In recent years, numerous trends have shaped the evolution and growth of SRI within US financial markets:

GM Donates $1.7 Million Across U.S. Through Community Grants Program

Press Release

January 6, 2017 /3BL Media/ - In 2016, General Motors awarded $1.7 million to nonprofit organizations located in and serving General Motors communities across the U.S. through the company’s Community Grants Program.

With a special focus in the areas of STEM education, vehicle and road safety, neighborhood revitalization and workforce development, the program allows facilities to designate grant funding to organizations vital to addressing the needs of the employees and customers in their region.

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