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UN Global Climate Action Summit to “Take Ambition to the Next Level”

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The Global Climate Action Summit is challenging people, communities, societies and economies around the world to ‘step up’ and take ambition to the next level across five key issue areas: Healthy Energy Systems, Inclusive Economic Growth, Sustainable Communities, Land and Ocean Stewardship and Transformative Climate Investments.

Seeking to Find Purpose and Create Impact? Get Out of Your Office.

How executives are creating meaningful second careers
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When you wonder how you can impact societal issues or find ideas for a career with purpose, get out of your comfort zone, writes Anita Hoffmann, the author of Purpose & Impact: How Executives are Creating Meaningful Second Careers. The book was recently released by Greenleaf/Routledge, and she has kindly contributed the following blog post to summarize.

Translating Value to Ignite Action

Insights from the Fourth Annual Sustainability and Circular Economy Summit
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The theme of this year’s Sustainability and Circular Economy Summit was Translating Value to Ignite Action. Convened earlier this month by the US Chamber of Commerce Foundation, the Summit explored how to effectively implement sustainability strategies for businesses and their material throughput in the economy—what has (and hasn’t) worked, what trends are emerging around these issues, and how to communicate the value of sustainability and circularity as a business strategy to a wide array of business units and consumers.

Voya Financial Announces Second-Quarter 2017 Grant Recipients

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June 30, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA), today announced the nonprofit organizations that received grants in the second quarter of 2017 through Voya Foundation, the company's charitable giving arm. Voya Foundation invests in programming to help foster healthy, sustainable communities and supports local and national nonprofits with missions that advance children’s education and financial resilience. 

Below is a summary of second-quarter 2017 grants:

The Boys and Girls Clubs of Hartford – Hartford, CT

Congratulating a Friend on a Job Well Done

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My Mother has always loved this week. Certainly, she is partial to Christmas. A gathering of family for a religious celebration is a wonderful occasion, and my parents do an admirable job of keeping this season sacred. Their home never feels more like home than this week.

Recyclebank Names 10 Inspiring U.S. Programs Paving the Road to Sustainability

Clean-tech pioneer celebrates U.S. ingenuity with list of motivating environmental initiatives
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NEW YORK CITY, July 9, 2014 /3BL Media/ — From Philadelphia’s commitment to hit aggressive environmental goals in six years to Corpus Christi’s cutting-edge wind energy plan, Recyclebank today revealed 10 American initiatives it is recognizing for setting the bar for urban sustainability and environmental practices.

Amanda Eaken on the Rise of Collaborative Consumption

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With the climate crisis staring us right in the face, the need to transform our daily routines has become increasingly apparent. A part of the solution may be a new twist on the very old concept of sharing things, it’s called collaborative consumption. We’ve seen how peer-to-peer networks allow us to share and buy goods and services from each other, and now that same concept is being applied by communities all over the world as a more efficient way to get around.

MGM Resorts Presents Commitment To Diversity In Workplace With “Inspiring Our World”

Original Multicultural Employee-Based Performance Educates Company’s 50,000+ Workforce on Mission, Core Values, Corporate Responsibility
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LAS VEGAS, December 11 2012 /3BL Media/ – How does a company unite 50,000 employees under one corporate culture? For Las Vegas’ MGM Resorts International, the company that set fountains to music in front of Bellagio and changed the face of entertainment with its Cirque du Soleil partnerships, the decision was easy: a Vegas-sized production.

Embedding Sustainability into the Culture of Municipal Government (Summary) - FREE Sustainability Toolkit from The Natural Step

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