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General Mills Recognized as One of the 50 Most Community-Minded Companies in the United States

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General Mills has been named a 2020 honoree of The Civic 50 by Points of Light, the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service.  

The award recognizes General Mills as one of the 50 most community-minded companies in the United States. The Civic 50 provides a national standard for superior corporate citizenship and showcases how companies can use their time, skills and resources to impact their communities. 

Freeport-McMoRan Honored as Sector Leader in 2020 Civic 50

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July 16, 2020 Congratulations to Freeport-McMoRan for being recognized as the most community-minded company in the materials sector for the 2020 Civic 50. For the eighth consecutive year, Freeport-McMoRan has been named as a Civic 50 leader in the materials sector. Freeport-McMoRan maintains extensive community and stakeholder engagement programs including mining education initiatives.

Comerica Bank Named One of the 50 Most Community-Minded Companies in the United States

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DALLAS, June 10, 2020 /3BL Media/ -  Comerica Incorporated (NYSE: CMA) was honored for its efforts in positively impacting local communities, as the bank was named to The Civic 50 by Points of Light, the world's largest organization dedicated to volunteer service.

Points of Light Announces Co-Chairs for the Second Annual Celebration of The George H.W. Bush Points of Light Awards

The Awards Celebrate Individuals Committed to Changing the World
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ATLANTA, June 12, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Points of Light, a global nonprofit dedicated to accelerating people-powered change, today announced the 2020 co-chairs for the second annual celebration of The George H.W. Bush Points of Light Awards. The 2020 co-chairs are Barbara Bush and Craig Coyne, Jenna Bush Hager and Henry Hager, and Wendy Stapleton.

Pro Bono Perspectives S2E13: Natalye Paquin, Points of Light

Serving Our Communities in Times of Crisis
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Points of Light President & CEO Natalye Paquin joins host and Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly for a conversation on the importance of civic engagement and volunteerism in improving our communities, especially in crises like COVID-19.

UPS Publishes 18th Annual Sustainability Report Highlighting Progress

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UPS PUBLISHES 18th ANNUAL SUSTAINABILITY REPORT HIGHLIGHTING PROGRESS

  • Announces achievement of obtaining four 2020 goals, one year early
  • Showcases leadership in comprehensive reporting & disclosure
  • Issues company’s first ever Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) Report
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UPS PUBLISHES 18th ANNUAL SUSTAINABILITY REPORT HIGHLIGHTING PROGRESS

  • Announces achievement of obtaining four 2020 goals, one year early
  • Showcases leadership in comprehensive reporting & disclosure
  • Issues company’s first ever Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) Report

David Brooks, Bob Johansen and Larry Keeley Join Lineup for 2020 Points of Light Conference Online Experience

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ATLANTA, May 20, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Points of Light has announced the speakers who will join the lineup for the 2020 Points of Light Conference Online Experience, taking place June 10-12. Speakers include David Brooks, New York Times columnist and chair of Weave: The Social Fabric Project; Bob Johansen, distinguished fellow with the Institute for the Future (IFTF); and Larry Keeley, co-founder of Doblin, managing director of Deloitte Consulting LLP, and innovation scientist. 

ON Semiconductor Celebrates Service with St. Jude

Written by: Jackie Terry and Sarabeth Knobel
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This week we honor National Volunteer Week, April 19th-25th, an effort led by Points of Light – the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service. With this special holiday, we can celebrate the impact of volunteer service and the power of volunteers to tackle society’s greatest challenges, to build stronger communities and be a force that transforms the world. 

Points of Light Marks April 2020 As First-Ever “Global Volunteer Month”

Inspired by response to COVID-19, organization asks citizens, corporations and local communities to unite in a ‘virtual volunteerism’ movement
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ATLANTA, March 23, 2020 /3BL Media/Points of Light, the world’s largest nonprofit dedicated to accelerating people-powered change, announced today it would make April 2020 the first-ever “Global Volunteer Month” to recognize the thousands of people around the world who serve as points of light in their own communities – and in light of COVID-19, as a galvanizing moment to inspire and activate the next generation of volunteers who will help support the most vulnerable populations in the weeks and months ahea

Preventing a Double Recession for Nonprofits: 5 Things You Can Do to Meet Urgent Needs

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Driven by a desire to lend a helping hand, the “hands-on” world of volunteer service connects people to help each other meet community challenges. These on-the-ground organizations are powered by people, comprised of community leaders who know the specific needs and strengths of their community.

But in this new “hands-off” world of social distancing, volunteering in person has come to an abrupt halt.

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