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100 Lilly employees selected for Connecting Hearts Abroad

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For 100 Lilly employees across 40 different countries, last week was a life altering event. They learned they were selected to be ambassadors in our 2015 Connecting Hearts Abroad program, where our employees serve in communities in need around the world.

Faith and Investing - Do Money & Morals Mix?

Rediscovering the Soul of an Investment Revolution
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by Mark Regier, VP of Stewardship Investing, Praxis Mutual Funds and Everence Financial

The Symantec and Clean C Partnership in South Africa

By Pia De Freitas, Symantec's Territory Sales Executive, South Africa
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Symantec strives to create a positive impact both on a global and local scale through volunteering initiatives, grants, software donations, and by supporting employees in their personal volunteer and monetary contributions. With these tools in hand, Symantec teams all over the world support their communities in a variety of ways, and here in South Africa, our team has partnered with a local charity that does excellent work within our community.

South Africa: First Lego League Launched

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In its ninth year of supporting the FIRST LEGO League in South Africa, SAP has pledged R1.4 million (about 125,000 USD) in sponsorship of the competitive robotics event, which supports STEM education for young South Africans.

Read the full article about SAP supporting STEM education on allAfrica >>

31 Days of Hope, Thousands of Meals at KFC South Africa

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KFC South Africa has concluded its “31 Days of Hope” campaign, which just during the month of October raised US$340,000 for hunger relief. This brings the brand's 2014 hunger relief total to US$4.8 million, funds that will enable KFC continue to help feed 70,000 South African children each day.

AECOM Maximizes “Green Gold” for Job Creation in South Africa

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Managing complexity, building better lives.

AECOM's work developing a sustainable waste drop-off center in South Africa incorporates a systems-based approach, including water and energy conservation, education and job creation.

Solar Powered: Enactus Students use Solar Power to Change Lives in South Africa

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 "As members of Enactus, these entrepreneurial students transform discarded resources into a sustainable business model that's relieving pressure on peoples' wallets and cleaning up their community."

―J.P. Bilbrey, CEO and President of The Hershey Company, talking about Enactus students from CIDA City Campus in Johannesburg, South Africa. Their project, Izenzozomusa makes hot water accessible through solar power.

Accenture Awards Leonard Cheshire Disability an Additional US$4.1 Million to Help Equip Persons with Disabilities with Job Skills

Grant is part of Accenture’s Skills to Succeed corporate citizenship initiative
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LONDON, August 13, 2014/3BL Media/ – Accenture and Leonard Cheshire Disability today announced that Accenture and the Accenture Foundations have awarded the charity an additional US$4.1 million to build on and expand their Access to Livelihoods program, which increases the economic participation of persons with disabilities around the world.

Solar Powered: Providing Hot Water

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Solar Powered

JP Bilbrey, the President & CEO of The Hershey Company, shares how Enactus students in South Africa are soaking up the sun to make hot water accessible. To learn more visit http://enactus.org/seeopportunity/.

 

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Ever Wondered Where Your 'Add Hope R2' at KFC Go To?

by Sowetan LIVE
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Today is World Hunger Day and another year passes, the plight of the hungry still hangs heavily on the world, and this country – but where there are dark clouds there are silver linings.

Since 1990, South Africa’s undernourishment score has been maintained at less than five percent of the total population bringing down the numbers of those going hungry over the past 20 years, according to the Food and Agricultural Organisation. Although positive, the number of children still going hungry is concerning.

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