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HanesBrands Renews U.S. EPA Smartway Transport Partnership to Support Environmental Stewardship

Company’s focus on tracking and reducing fuel use since 2008 has resulted in a 50% reduction in carbon emissions from shipping
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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., January 16, 2019 /3BL Media/ – HanesBrands today announced that the company has renewed its partnership with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s SmartWay Transport program.

Hanes, which has been a program partner for three years, recently submitted its data on shipping and energy-conservation efforts associated with the transportation of raw materials and distribution of finished products. The SmartWay Transport program reviewed and validated this information before approving the company’s partnership renewal.

Benevity Labs Report: Of the People, by the People, for the People

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Benevity examined three years of workplace giving data to see whether the social issues everyone is talking about are the same issues people are taking action on. While the data shows that these topics make up less than 10% of overall giving, they also represent the largest spikes in giving immediately following politically charged events.

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Hello to Year 2020 & the Start of the Third Decade of the 21st Century – Climate! Climate! Climate! is the Dominant Theme of News & Commentary!

G&A's Sustainability Highlights (01.09.2020)
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It is a favorite pursuit of journalists and commentators at each year-end and the start of the new calendar year to look back and look forward to identify “top stories” and significant trends of the year past.  And to look ahead at “what might be” in the new year.  We present a few of these musing for you in this first newsletter of the year 2020.

Empowering Nonprofits and Shifting the Corporate Mindset

Safe, efficient, effective philanthropy is essential for all, from corporations to foundations, to create meaningful impact through corporate giving programs.
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Safe, efficient, effective philanthropy is essential for all, from corporations to foundations, to create meaningful impact through corporate giving programs. A key component to achieving this is through empowering our nonprofits. The giving process doesn't stop with your company sending money to the nonprofit organization (NPO). Companies and NPOs want each dollar to go further, faster. Reducing the time and effort of processing gifts and awarding funds quickly can be a game changer for the causes you support.

Whirlpool Corporation Impacted Communities Across the Globe in 2019

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At Whirlpool Corporation, our mission is to improve lives at home. We do this in a number of ways in addition to manufacturing quality appliances. The Whirlpool Foundation has awarded more than $200 million in grants since its founding. Whirlpool Corporation employees also volunteer an average of 268,000 hours each year, supporting more than 1,000 organizations, and benefiting more than 1.6 million people around the globe.

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Girls Inc. Releases Stronger, Smarter, Bolder: Girls Take the Lead Report — Trend Analysis of Major Factors Affecting Girls and Guidance on Nurturing the Next Generation of Women Leaders

New evaluation from American Institutes for Research found Girls Inc. girls more likely to see themselves as leaders, influencing and improving their local communities.
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NEW YORK, January 6, 2020 /3BL Media/– Girls Inc., the leading nonprofit that inspires all girls to be strong, smart, and bold, today released Stronger, Smarter, Bolder: Girls Take the Lead, a report on what is needed to ensure girls are prepared to succeed in leadership roles in business, politics, and their communities.

Seven Trends Dramatically Reshaping Corporate Philanthropy

Just in case you missed our webinar with HR.com
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These days, it’s not if a disaster happens anymore, but when. And when there’s a need, you want to be there, on the front lines, NOW. 

Urgency is more than being purely reactive, however. It’s about aggressively going after the right causes. You have an imperative to direct your dollars strategically to emerging needs where they can provide the most positive impact — while simultaneously aligning with your organization’s missions and values.

FSG's Top Reads From 2019

Advice for corporate and foundation leaders
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From insights on purpose-led companies to advice for philanthropic funders, see what made the list of FSG's most-viewed content this past year.

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Pro Bono Perspectives Episode 39: Celebrating a Year of Social Impact Conversations With Danielle Holly

Reflecting on Trends in Volunteering, Philanthropy, Corporate Activism and Disaster Resiliency
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In the season 1 finale of Pro Bono Perspectives, host and Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly looks back on more than a year of social impact conversations with insightful, inspiring change leaders across sectors and industries.

Another Year, More Records Broken! #GivingTuesday 2019

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Again this year, people around the world came together for another record-setting day of giving. With estimates coming in at over $500 million in the US alone, and growth at nearly 28% over 2018*, the impact of Giving Tuesday has been enormous. We’re proud to announce that our clients made an incredible impact on the overall contributions collected, and new records were set this year. 

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