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HRC: Making a More Inclusive and Accepting World for Everyone

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Join America's Charities as we highlight different nonprofits and share how individuals and companies can Shape the Future of various causes through workplace giving programs. The following is an excerpt from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation Overview at http://www.hrc.org/resources/foundation-overview.

Tech Companies Step Up Diversity Efforts - The Minute

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Technology companies have long been admired for their leadership in innovations. But they have lagged in the social responsibility department, especially in diversity employment.

In 2013, Tracy Chou, then a software engineer at Pinterest, challenged tech firms to release the numbers of their women and minority employees. The following year, many of the biggest companies, including Apple, Facebook, and Google, publicly released the percentage of their female, black, Hispanic, and other underrepresented minorities employees for the first time.

Medtronic Releases FY16 Integrated Performance Report

Report Highlights Company’s Global Financial, Social, and Environmental Impact
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DUBLIN, November 16, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) announces the release of its 2016 Integrated Performance Report. The report highlights — for the first time — the combined financial, social, and environmental impact of Medtronic after acquiring Covidien in 2015.

Take Employee Engagement to the MAT with Employee Giving

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By Jim Starr, President and CEO, America's Charities

Are you going to the mat with your employee engagement strategy?

“88% of employers believe effective employee engagement programs help attract and retain employees,” according to America’s Charities’ Snapshot 2015 report. Yet employee engagement remains one of the biggest HR related challenges employers face.

Changing the World One Leader at a Time

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Most families (97%) agree that the key to achieving the American Dream is through investing in their children’s college education. Yet, for a growing number of American families, meeting the full cost of college is an obstacle to achieving that dream. 

We are Among the Lucky Ones

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By Rod Gray

Marfan syndrome. I never heard of it either until my son, Owen, was diagnosed with the potentially fatal genetic disorder in 2014, when he was 13 years old. We are among the lucky ones. About 200,000 people in the U.S. have Marfan or a related disorder, but half are not diagnosed. Without a diagnosis and treatment, they are at risk of a sudden early death from a tear in their aorta.

7 Outstanding Corporate Matching Gift Programs

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By Adam Weinger, President of Double the Donation

Each year, companies and businesses support nonprofits by distributing hundreds of millions of dollars in matching gift donations.

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