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Starting From Scratch: A Look at ECMC’s Impressive New Employee Volunteer Program

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Two years ago, ECMC Group didn’t have an employee-sponsored volunteer program. Now, they not only have a robust volunteer program, but offer extensive giving opportunities as well.

Check out this spread of the volunteer and giving-related programming ECMC has in place:

Stories Around the Campfire: Our Commitment to Young Campers With Type 1 Diabetes

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Summer has come to a close, leaving behind for many children and teens happy memories of camp. Sanofi US has a strong legacy of supporting those memories through donations  (see Sanofi Foundation for North America graphic below) and by volunteering at camps for young people with Type 1 diabetes. Camp is over for the season, but let’s circle round the campfire and sing the praises of many employees with generous hearts, such as these:

Camp Nejeda, Stillwater, N.J.

Keep Texas Beautiful Announces Impact of 2015-2016 Keep Texas Waterways Clean Program

Statewide Program Results in 647 Miles of Waterway Cleaned Across Texas
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Volunteers from 147 communities across Texas banded together over the past year to tackle litter in local waterways, as part of Keep America Beautiful state affiliate Keep Texas Beautiful’s Keep Texas Waterways Clean program.

Timberland Celebrates Fall Season of Service with Volunteer Initiatives around the World

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1,500 Employees and Partners Come Together Throughout September and October to Serve in Timberland’s Annual Global Serv-a-palooza Event

Brand Unveils Newly-Restored Community Garden in New York City as Part of Five-Year Urban Greening Commitment in the U.S. 

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1,500 Employees and Partners Come Together Throughout September and October to Serve in Timberland’s Annual Global Serv-a-palooza Event

Brand Unveils Newly-Restored Community Garden in New York City as Part of Five-Year Urban Greening Commitment in the U.S. 

Keep Knoxville Beautiful Collaborates on Goose Creek Cleanup

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Keep America Beautiful affiliate Keep Knoxville Beautiful (KKB) and the Tennessee Clean Water Network (TCWN), with a grant from the Aslan Foundation, are working in tandem to clean up Goose Creek, an impaired urban creek in and around Mary Vestal Park in South Knoxville.

Volunteering Can Promote Lifetime Financial Education

Volunteering gives Aimee DeCamillo the chance to share financial concepts with school kids
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By Aimee DeCamillo

I volunteer quarterly with a local sixth grade class. My favorite lesson is teaching about the power of compounding interest. I give the children an option: You can have a million dollars today or a penny that doubles every day for 31 days. Which would you choose?

Of course, most of the children jump at the chance for a million dollars. Who wouldn’t? But when you show them the math, they realize how those pennies add up and grow over time. In the end, the near $11 million you would have after 31 days makes the million-dollar offer look like spare change.

Global Pro Bono Takes Center Stage at the 22nd Annual Leadership Development Conference

Dow and JPMorgan Chase Join PYXERA Global for a Discussion on Experiential Learning
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(WASHINGTON, D.C., June 9, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Redefine “learning by doing” with proven methodologies to accelerate leadership development and do real work in the field. Learning and Leading By Doing Real Work in the Field, at The Conference Board’s 22nd Annual Leadership Development Conference, will bring together companies that are pioneering new talent development models to retain talent longer and increase employee engagement.

Timberland Celebrates Earth Day With Community Service Projects Around the World

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Timberland, the Stratham, New Hampshire-based global outdoor lifestyle brand, celebrated its 18th consecutive year of hosting Earth Day service events in communities worldwide. In April and May, Timberland employees, students, partners and community members joined forces at six project sites in New Hampshire, as well as several locations around the globe, with the common goal of meeting critical needs and creating sustainable impact in neighboring communities.

My First Comcast Cares Day

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By Dalila Wilson-Scott, Senior Vice President, Community Investment/Corporate Social Responsibility, Comcast NBCUniversal in Community Investment

Sodexo Applauds University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa Team for Becoming First Food Recovery Certified Organization in the State

Efforts by student volunteers and Mānoa Dining Services help community partners serve up to 900 meals per day
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., May 6, 2016 /3BL Media/ — Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life Services, today applauds the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa (UH Mānoa), its students and dining services staff for their work in diverting more than 1,000 pounds of safe, nutritious food from landfills to those at risk of hunger.

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