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PayPal & Kiva: Help Entrepreneurs Around the Globe

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A rising tide of financial empowerment creates meaningful value for all.
 

Help Puerto Rico and Hurricane Maria Relief Efforts

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The people affected by Hurricane Maria are in desperate need of aid. The Category 4 storm which struck Puerto Rico on September 20 has caused massive destruction and left 3.5 million people in crisis. A vast majority of the island is still without power. Food and fuel is scarce.
 

PayPal Hosts Kids in Tech Coding Camp

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Every year, PayPal hosts a four-week long coding camp across five campuses in the U.S. that is open to kids of PayPal employees, introducing them to coding in fun and creative ways. This year, with nearly 90 employee volunteers and 190 kid participants across San Jose, Omaha, Scottsdale, Austin and Timonium, it resulted in our most successful program yet.
 

Relief Efforts for Hurricane Irma: How You Can Help

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We are all deeply saddened and concerned to see the destruction caused by Hurricane Irma across the Caribbean and now in Florida. The entire PayPal community is thinking of the people in affected areas and we are deeply committed to assisting those in need.
 

Helping in the Wake of Hurricane Harvey

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The destructive power of Hurricane Harvey, which made land over Texas this weekend, has been described by the National Weather Service as unprecedented and the full devastation of the storm is still unknown. Our thoughts go out to those who have been impacted, harmed and displaced by this terrible natural disaster. We also thank the brave men and women who have worked tirelessly and in grave danger to rescue people from the flood waters and to provide aid to those in need.
 

Leading and Following by Example: Companies Taking a Public Stance on Social Issues

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COMMIT!Forum will convene hundreds of corporate social responsibility leaders and CEOs from CR Magazine’s annual 100 Best Corporate Citizens ranking.  The event includes a pre-conference workshop on integrated CSR and sustainability reporting from BrownFlynn.  Emcees for COMMIT!Forum include Aman Singh, editor in chief of Futerra, and Icema Gibbs, head of CSR at Jetblue Airways. More information here.

By Daryl Brewster
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COMMIT!Forum will convene hundreds of corporate social responsibility leaders and CEOs from CR Magazine’s annual 100 Best Corporate Citizens ranking.  The event includes a pre-conference workshop on integrated CSR and sustainability reporting from BrownFlynn.  Emcees for COMMIT!Forum include Aman Singh, editor in chief of Futerra, and Icema Gibbs, head of CSR at Jetblue Airways. More information here.

New Report: Interface and PayPal Make the Social Purpose Business Case

Proof positive that people and planet go with profit
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Ethical Corporation released a new report with case studies from Interface and PayPal on making the social purpose business case. The report shows comprehensive insight into issues such as how to convince leadership teams on this model, how sustainability is driving revenue and the benefits of social purpose on brand proposition.

Read the full report online: http://bit.ly/2v7ifeU

PayPal's Coline Vignon on Volunteering Through PayPal Gives

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Coline Vignon works on internal communications, event management and budget management in her role as executive assistant to Damien Perillat, Senior Director & GM Southern Europe, region out of PayPal’s Paris office.
 
She enjoys the variety and excitement of the job but she also has a passion for helping others.
 
Through PayPal Gives and Unity, she devotes her time and energy to helping refugees, mentoring youth and raising funds for children suffering from rare diseases.

Innovation Lab Inspires PayPal to Think Big

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Mike Todasco tossed a bunch of cardboard VR headset kits onto a table, welcoming the roomful of PayPal employees with a smile and sharing the lone rule for the next hour.
 
“You don’t get to keep your reader unless you give me at least one idea,” joked Todasco, PayPal’s Director of Innovation, as the group eagerly ripped the boxes open and prepped their headsets. “This is exciting stuff so let’s think about new ways to use virtual reality.”
 

How $1 Billion in Change Can Change the World

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It started with a simple question: Why couldn’t there be a platform to facilitate microloans between those who need help, and those who want to help all over the world?
 
To hear Kiva Co-founder and President Premal Shah tell it, the opportunity was sitting at the middle of that why. After returning from a family visit to India, he pondered: “If eBay and PayPal allowed complete strangers to buy and sell from one another, why can’t you invest in someone you don’t know across the globe?”
 

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