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Avis, Bombardier, and Aeropostale Choose Partnerships with NGOs and Nonprofits for New CSR Programs - CSR Minute for January 28, 2013

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The Avis Budget Group has signed a “Statement of Support” to formalize the company’s practice of providing employment opportunities to veterans. The Statement is an initiative of the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, a Department of the Defense Agency. Avis Budget is also enrolled in the 100,000 Jobs Mission, a coalition of major corporations that have committed to hire that number of transitioning service members and military veterans by 2020.

The Home Depot Reaches Product Donation Milestone: $150 Million Donated To Local Nonprofits Nationwide

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What do Atlanta Union Mission, Help the Children, and Rebuilding Together have in common? They, along with thousands of other nonprofits, receive regular donations of products from The Home Depot. Since 2008, The Home Depot and The Home Depot Foundation have worked with Good 360 to distribute millions of dollars in product to nonprofit organizations that use the materials to help those in need.

Buick Achievers Scholarship Applications Open Through Feb. 28

General Motors Foundation and Buick to grant 1,100 scholarships for third year
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DETROIT, January 15, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The Buick Achievers Scholarship Program, funded by the General Motors Foundation, will accept applications for 2013 scholarships beginning Monday, Jan. 7 through 5 p.m. EST on Thursday, Feb. 28.

U.S. Olympic Committee and Deloitte Announce 2013 Warrior Games

Service members and Veterans with physical disabilities to compete in Colorado Springs
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Jan. 9, 2013 /3BL Media/ – The U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC) and Deloitte announced that the Warrior Games will be held in Colorado Springs, Colo., May 11-17, 2013. In addition to Deloitte, the presenting sponsor, the week-long event is also supported by the Department of Defense, Department of Veterans Affairs, BP, USO, Fisher House Foundation and the Bob Woodruff Foundation.

General Motors December 2012 Corporate Responsibility Newsletter

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GM Sustainability Team Shares Their New Year’s Resolutions

At the beginning of every New Year, millions of people vow to change something about their life. Year in and year out, General Motors has focused on doing what is best for the environment, and will continue to do so throughout 2013. GM polled some of its environmental team to see how they plan to weave their daily professional efforts into their personal lives in 2013.

Rebuilding Together And Caesars Foundation Deliver Safe, Healthy Homes And Big Savings Just In Time For The Holidays

Projects in Hammond, Ind., Las Vegas, Nev. and New Orleans, La. signal year-long commitment to improve and educate communities on environmentally friendly living
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WASHINGTON, December 21, 2012 /3BL Media/ - The holidays came a little early this year for five Veterans as hundreds of volunteers helped to rebuild the homes in Hammond, Ind., Las Vegas and New Orleans. These November rebuild projects marked the beginning of a yearlong collaboration between Rebuilding Together, a Safe and Healthy Housing organization that believes Community Starts at Home, Caesars Foundation and Caesars Entertainment Corporation HERO employee volunteers to make individuals’ homes safe and energy efficient.

Avista’s Clarkston, Wash., Construction Office Gets a New Flagpole to Honor Veterans

Pride, patriotism and performance in honoring the military heroes in our community
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Pride and patriotism were flowing on Friday, Nov. 30 when more than 50 Avista employees gathered to dedicate a new flagpole located near the front entrance of the Clarkston construction office. The Lewis Clark Valley Veterans Council was at the event to perform an official flag-raising ceremony. 
 

GE Launches New Tech Services, Domtar Raises $150,000 for School Resources, and CSC Scores as One of CR Magazine’s Top Ten Corporate Citizens - CSR Minute for December 5, 2012

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GE has announced nine new industrial service technologies and a joint venture with Accenture to help drive productivity innovation. The new “intelligent” services will expand GE’s industrial Internet technologies and deliver four categories of outcomes and benefits including optimized networks, plant and facilities, and assets. The services work across major industry sectors, including energy, oil and gas, healthcare, aviation, rail, and manufacturing.

Jeep® Brand Donates $50,000 to Organizations Supporting Veterans and Their Families

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Donations made in conjunction with Jeep® brand sponsorship of Newsweek & The Daily Beast’s First Annual Hero Summit

$10,000 each given to five charities named as Hero Summit Solution Partners

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Donations made in conjunction with Jeep® brand sponsorship of Newsweek & The Daily Beast’s First Annual Hero Summit

$10,000 each given to five charities named as Hero Summit Solution Partners

Getting Veterans Back To Work

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Tae Yoo, Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs, Cisco

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