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Fifth Third to Invest $20 Million to South Chicago through Neighborhood Investment Program

Press Release

CHICAGO, October 14, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Fifth Third Bank and Enterprise Community Partners today announced the establishment of a neighborhood program to support and revitalize the South Chicago neighborhood. The Neighborhood Investment Program will focus over three years on the Claretian Associates and cross-sector collaborations.

Fifth Third Announces $180 Million Neighborhood Investment Program in Collaboration with Enterprise Community Partners to Accelerate Revitalization of Nine Communities

Commitment will create transformational impact across footprint
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CINCINNATI, October 13, 2021 /3BL Media/  – Fifth Third Bank, National Association, and Enterprise Community Partners today announced the launch of a $180 million neighborhood program to accelerate revitalization in nine key majority-Black communities across seven states that have experienced disinvestment. Over a three-year period, the program will focus on organizations that create cross-sector partnerships to serve the communities within Fifth Third’s retail banking footprint.

Pro Bono Perspectives S3E18: Gary Bagley, New York Cares

Reflecting on Service 20 Years After 9/11
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This week, as we reflect on the 20th anniversary of 9/11, host Danielle Holly and New York Cares Executive Director Gary Bagley have a conversation on how era defining moments from the 9/11 attacks to the current pandemic and racial reckoning bring on new waves of service and activism. They also talk about New York Cares’ increased focus on food insecurity, taking meaningful action on DEI, and why companies actually benefit more from designing service programs around nonprofit and community needs rather than their own business results.

Navigating the Great Resignation

Leveraging Skills-Based Volunteer Programs to Boost Employee Engagement and Retention in a Time of Rapid Turnover
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In what’s being dubbed the "Great Resignation,” around 4 million people quit their jobs in June alone and 52 percent of employed workers plan to actively job hunt this year. A year and a half of living through COVID-19 has left many professionals burned out and in pursuit of more fulfilling opportunities or employers that better align with their values.

Pro Bono Perspectives S3E16: Lina Klebanov, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS)

Empowering Communities through Digital Access
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One of the biggest takeaways from the past year and a half has been that the “old normal” wasn’t working – like the digital divide.

Replenish Africa Initiative (RAIN) Positively Impacting 6 Million Lives Through Improved Clean Water Access, Sanitation Across Continent

Over 4,000 communities in 41 African Countries Now Receiving Benefit
Press Release

WASHINGTON, March 25, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Water security is critical to building resilient communities and economic empowerment across Africa. As part of its week-long celebration of World Water Day (March 22), The Coca-Cola Foundation (TCCF) announced the achievement of the Replenish Africa Initiative’s (RAIN) current goal to improve access to clean water for 6 million people. 

Replenish Africa Initiative (RAIN) Positively Impacting 6 Million Lives Through Improved Clean Water Access, Sanitation Across Continent

Over 4,000 communities in 41 African Countries Now Receiving Benefit
Press Release

WASHINGTON, March 25, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Water security is critical to building resilient communities and economic empowerment across Africa. As part of its week-long celebration of World Water Day (March 22), The Coca-Cola Foundation (TCCF) announced the achievement of the Replenish Africa Initiative’s (RAIN) current goal to improve access to clean water for 6 million people. 

Great Neighbours: Mining and Agriculture Working Side-by-Side

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At first glance, it seems like an odd pairing. Granted, we don’t often hear about mining and farming being discussed simultaneously, let alone how they can work together. But this unique relationship is being fostered right now at Eldorado Gold’s Efemçukuru operation in Turkey.

Loving Our Neighbor in a Time of Crisis: Stewardship Investing in all communities

Bringing a lens of Faith to the reality of low-to-moderate income communities during these challenging times
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by Stella Tai, Manager of Stewardship Investing Impact and Analysis for Praxis Mutual Funds and Everence Financial 

Land Betterment Corporation Highlighted as a Company Helping to Push Sustainability and AgTech Forward

Middle Tech Podcast highlights Land Betterment as one of four companies focused on shaping Kentucky’s future by prioritizing sustainability and healthy eating
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FISHERS, Ind., November 3, 2020, / 3BL Media / - Land Betterment Corporation (“Land Betterment” or the “Company”), an environmental solutions company fostering positive impact through upcycling former coal mining sites to create sustainable community development and job creation, proudly announces its recognition as one of for companies helping push sustainability and AgTech forward in Kentucky.  

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