Social Action

Next Generation Expects ‘Social Action’ From Employers, Says National Grid CEO

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The next generation of employees expects businesses to be more involved in “social action” and making a difference in communities, according to National Grid CEO Steve Holliday.

Holliday was speaking at Business in the Community’s Responsible Business Awards at the Royal Albert Hall. “The next generation are not looking for the same as I was looking for,” he said. “Social action is becoming a must-have.”

When The World Shows-Up

by Ron Schultz
Blog

When the world literally crumbles underfoot, and everything collapses into the dust, trapping and killing thousands, is your first instinct to say, “Thank goodness, that didn’t happen here!” Or let me travel halfway around the world to see how I might be able to help.

STAR Sports Launches #CheckOutMyGame Campaign for International Women's Day

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In honor of International Women's Day 2015, STAR Sports, a division of 21st Century Fox's STAR India, has launched the social media campaign #CheckOutMyGame, and the company is running an on-air promo as a way to pay tribute to women in sports. Watch the promo above and join in the conversation on Twitter.

STAR India's Groundbreaking Social Awareness Show Will Return on October 5th

Blog

After its groundbreaking first season in 2012 and a successful second season earlier this year, STAR India's hit series Satyamev Jayate, or "Truth Alone Prevails," will return with new episodes on Sunday, October 5th. In addition, STAR will also premiere SMJ Live, a series of live specials in which viewers can interact with host Aamir Khan directly through social media.

Kenneth Cole Launches F-W ’14 Advertising Campaign: Look Good, For Good

Encourages social action through TakePart.com
Press Release

NEW YORK, August 7, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Kenneth Cole, a pioneer in the fashion industry who has consistently demonstrated a deep commitment to social change for over 30 years, is introducing a new campaign for fall, LOOK GOOD, FOR GOOD.

CASE STUDY: Feeding America of Eastern Wisconsin and Hillshire Brands

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Feeding America of Eastern Wisconsin (FAEW) has big plans to serve its neighbors in northeast Wisconsin and needed supply chain consulting support to make it happen. Their distribution center in Omro, Wisconsin is stretched to capacity, while the needs in their community have grown 61% in the past two years. They’ve launched a capital campaign to build a new distribution center. 

Eric Noe Joins Takepart.com As Editor-In-Chief

Former ABCNews.com Exec To Lead Editorial For Participant Media’s Growing Socially Relevant Site
Press Release

Los Angeles, July 28, 2014 /3BL Media/ – TakePart (TakePart.com), Participant Media’s digital news and lifestyle magazine and social action platform for the conscious consumer, announced today that veteran journalist Eric Noe has joined the growing website as its Editor-In-Chief.

Young People Transform Their Ideas Into Action by Taking On 'The Hunt' with DoSomething.org and Toyota

Campaign marks first time the largest non-for-profit for young people and social change opens its platform to members to share their campaign ideas
Press Release

NEW YORK, July 17, 2014 /3BL Media/ – For the first time ever, DoSomething.org, the largest not-for-profit for young people and social change, turned to its members, aged 13-25, for their ideas on how to tackle different social issues.

Pivot’s Critically Acclaimed Series, "Please Like Me" Premieres Season Two On Friday, August 8 At 10:30pm ET/PT

Please Like Me, the Darkly Hilarious, Coming-of-Age Comedy From Josh Thomas, Returns with 10 All New Episodes on @Pivot_TV
Press Release

New York, July 2, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Critically acclaimed, original comedy series, "Please Like Me" returns for its highly anticipated second season, premiering on Friday, August 8 at 10:30pm ET/PT only on Pivot.  The comedy series created, written and executive produced by 26-year old comedian Josh Thomas is inspired in part by the painfully awkward events of his own life.  Season two gives viewers another glimpse into Josh's darkly hilarious life with ten all-new, half-hour installments.

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