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2014 VolunteerMatch Client Summit to Be Held September 18-19, 2014, in Detroit

General Motors to host the event at its world headquarters
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SAN FRANCISCO, December 11, 2013 /3BL Media/ – The 2014 VolunteerMatch Client Summit will be held on September 18-19, 2014, and will be hosted by General Motors at the company’s world headquarters in Detroit.

Corporate Response to Typhoon Haiyen

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Is your company contributing to the relief efforts in the Philippines following Typhoon Haiyan? According to the UN’s Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, Typhoon Haiyan affected a total of 9.5 million people across the Philippines and displaced at least 600,000 when it slammed into the country on November 8th. The aftermath of this natural disaster has ignited relief efforts worldwide. Several of our member companies have reached out to the Center to learn what others are doing and to share ways in which they are contributing.

ARAMARK and CitySquare Bring Health and Wellness Education Programs to Dallas-area Food Desert

Includes the establishment of an ARAMARK Building Community Opportunity Zone at CityWalk@Akard Campus for increased access to produce for low income residents
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Dallas, TX, November 6, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Residents of downtown Dallas are facing an uphill battle in the fight against obesity. More than 32 percent of the population is considered obese, according to the Centers for Disease Control, and the issue is compounded by the lack of access to fresh, healthy food for low-income residents stranded in so-called food deserts.

Giving Tuesday: A Day When Individuals and Companies Give

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The Center for Corporate Citizenship has partnered with GivingTuesday.org (#GivingTuesday), a non-profit organization that aims to transform how people think about, talk about and participate in the holiday season. Through a unique blend of partners—charities, families, businesses and individuals #GivingTuesday harnesses the collective power of personal and corporate philanthropy and inspires people to bring attention to the season of giving.

CEO Challenge Ignites Spark of Service at The Advisory Board Company

Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship In Good Company Blog
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When Robert Musslewhite, CEO of The Advisory Board Company, presented the 2013 challenge of 100% participation in service, $1 million in nonprofit benefit, and 10,000 lives touched, his employees responded. At The Advisory Board Company, employees are encouraged to develop as professionals and lead with both their heads and their hearts. The company culture is driven by a desire to not only go beyond every expectation to serve mission-driven organizations, but to do so with an understanding of the importance of its nonprofit partners’ work.

Integrating Environmental and Social Impacts into the Bottom Line: Dogeared’s Story of Attaining B Corporation Certification

Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship: Member Spotlight
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As more and more companies try to connect their social and environmental impacts to the bottom line, measurement and accountability are becoming a standard. One of the ways to accomplish this is by formally accounting for your company’s environmental, social and governance (ESG) impacts and integrating those metrics into the company’s annual financial reports. Dogeared, Inc. decided to formally incorporate ESG standards and transparency into its business by becoming a Certified B Corporation.

ARAMARK Launches Vital Community Nutrition Education Initiative in partnership with Neighborhood House Association

ARAMARK Building Community Opportunity Zone focuses on health and wellness at the Neighborhood House Association’s Adult Day Health Care Center in Mountain View
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San Diego, CA, October 2, 2013 /3BL Media/ –   With minimal resources stretched to the limit, low-income families living in the heart of San Diego are challenged to provide adequate nutritious food, access to physical activity, and quality healthcare not only for themselves, but also for loved ones who suffer from disabling physical, mental or developmental impairments.  

Stone Soup Films Joins Taproot in Pro Bono Week 2013 Campaign

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Stone Soup Films, a Washington DC nonprofit film cooperative, announces its participation in Pro Bono Week from October 20-26, 2013. Taproot Foundation is convening intermediary partners around Pro Bono Week to celebrate and activate pro bono service across all professions that use their talents to make a difference. Stone Soup Films is the only nonprofit production company in the country that harnesses volunteer film and television professionals to create short promotional documentaries free of charge to worthy organizations.

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