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What's Your EarthChoice

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During Earth Week 2017 Domtar employees took part in numerous events promoting care for the natural environment, from holding recycling drives to educating about home gardening. But what do they do in their own time?  Hear how employees from across the company demonstrate a commitment to sustainability in their daily lives. 

KIRO 7 and The Trust For Public Land Launch Seattle’s 2017 Cox Conserves Heroes Awards Program

Call for nominations; $20,000 to be donated to local environmental nonprofits
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SEATTLE, April 17, 2017 /3BL Media/ — KIRO 7, in partnership with The Trust for Public Land, today launched Seattle’s 2017 Cox Conserves Heroes program to honor local environmental volunteers.

Nominations for volunteers who are creating, preserving or enhancing outdoor spaces are being accepted at CoxConservesHeroes.com and Kiro7.com through 3 p.m. ET/12 p.m. PT on May 22nd.   

Final Week to Nominate Volunteers for Virginia’s 2017 Cox Conserves Heroes Awards Program

Call for nominations; $20,000 to be donated to local environmental nonprofits
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CHESAPEAKE, Va.,  April 4, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Cox Communications, in partnership with The Trust for Public Land, is accepting nominations for Virginia’s 2017 Cox Conserves Heroes program at CoxConservesHeroes.com through 5 p.m. EST on April 10.

Nominees are individuals who volunteer their time and resources to creating, preserving or enhancing outdoor spaces in their communities.

Four Steps to Successful Corporate Citizenship

How volunteerism and nonprofit partnership power John Deere’s cycle of citizenship
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After nearly five years, a team of John Deere managers recently returned to three villages in rural Rajasthan, India, with great anticipation and a simple purpose: to see whether the Joint Initiative for Village Advancement (JIVA) was living up to its name.

The Global Health Corporate Champions – Second Cohort Arrives in Ghana

SAP, Dow, WE Communications, and PIMCO join cross-corporate pro bono collaboration
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WASHINGTON, D.C., February 27, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- The Global Health Corporate Champions’ second cohort arrived in Accra, Ghana to collaborate with four exceptional organizations striving to advance health conditions throughout the country. This cross-corporate pro bono team—comprised of highly skilled employees from SAP, the Dow Chemical Company, WE Communications, and PIMCO—is a unique innovation in pro bono, leadership development, and action learning programming.

Volunteer Spotlight: Elouise McMillian

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“A Servant’s Heart” is one of Elouise McMillian’s favorite phrases, and describes her beautifully.

This retired veteran of both the U.S. Army and Air Force has become a well-known figure in Irving, Texas. She is frequently spotted walking or riding her bicycle, as she makes her way to give of her time and energy to many worthwhile organizations.

VolunteerMatch’s Site Traffic Hits All-Time High Post-Inauguration

January 21-27, 2017, marks the volunteer engagement website’s busiest week in its 19-year history.
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SAN FRANCISCO, February 2, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- VolunteerMatch, the Web’s largest volunteer engagement network, announced today that its website’s traffic increased by as much as 76% in the days following President Donald Trump’s inauguration on January 20, 2017, marking the busiest time in the website’s history.

Corporate Support of #GivingTuesday Hits Record Levels

CECP Spearheads Corporate Involvement in Global Movement
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New York, December 5, 2016 /3BL Media/ - One of the founding partners of the #GivingTuesday movement announced record levels of corporate support for the global philanthropy movement. According to CECP: The CEO Force for Good, the number in its overall coalition of the world’s largest companies participating in #GivingTuesday 2016 was 82, the highest participation level seen yet. Begun in 2012, #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration.

Timberland Employees Worldwide Give Back for 19th Annual Serv-a-Palooza

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Each year global outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland kicks off its Serv-a-palooza event to inspire employees around the world to take part in community service as a way to reinforce the brand’s longstanding commitment to protecting and restoring the outdoors and supporting the communities where it lives and operates. For the Stratham, New Hampshire-based company, 2016 marked its 19th consecutive year celebrating Serv-a-palooza.

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