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Sponsor Groundbreaking Workplace Giving and Employee Engagement Research

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Workplace giving has evolved considerably in the past decade. Since 2000, America’s Charities has been reporting trends that are shaping this evolving field from both the employer and nonprofit perspective.  In 2017, our Snapshot report series will continue to capture topics at the forefront of social responsibility, employee engagement, digital culture and impact. But for the first time ever, we will explore trends in employee giving from the perspective of donors.

SCS’ Sustainably Grown Certification Program Now ANSI Accredited

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EMERYVILLE, Calif., January 3, 2017, /3BL Media/-  SCS Global Services (SCS) announced today that its Sustainably Grown Certification program is now accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI).  In this context, SCS is among the first entities to be recognized by ANSI as an eligible eco-labeling certification scheme owner and standards developer under the internationally recognized requirements and processes of the ISO 14020 and ISO 14024 standards.

Changing the Trajectory of Alzheimer’s Disease

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The 6th leading cause of death in the US, and the most common form of dementia, Alzheimer’s is a degenerative disorder that irreversibly destroys brain function over time. To date there is no known cause or cure. Alzheimer’s Disease Research (ADR), a program of BrightFocus Foundation, is working to change that scenario, by funding bold, innovative scientific research around the world.

Rising Tide of Alzheimer's Cases

Changing the Way America Cares for Children and Families

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Depressed, sad and lonely, Jacob handed his mother a letter in 8th grade telling her that he wanted to kill himself. After several years of sending her son to counselors and psychiatrists, Jacob’s mother found hope for Jacob at Boys Town. Almost immediately there was a noticeable change in his demeanor. He was engaged and confident for the first time in years.

Using the Influence of Sports to Encourage Learning, Growth and Character Development

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The influence of sports and the platform that athletes and coaches have is tremendous in our society. We are captivated by sports!  Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) uses this influence to spread the gospel of Jesus Christ and to encourage positive character traits such as integrity, serving, teamwork and excellence. 

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.

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