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Dozens of UTC Volunteers and Thousands of Toys Make the Season Brighter for Connecticut Families

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On Friday, Dec. 12, more than 100 volunteers from across the company supported UTC's $80,000 donation to the 2014 Marine Corps Toys for Tots campaign in Connecticut. As UTC celebrates 34 years partnering with Toys for Tots, this year set a record for volunteer attendance - with three opportunities to help - leaving many employee participants feeling they got more than they gave.

Honor Your Most Inspiring Volunteer

Cash, Sweat & Tears Award Recognizes Passionate Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Volunteers
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The Cash, Sweat & Tears Awards honor the passion of your most extraordinary volunteers – the people who take on physical challenges, overcome obstacles or raise huge sums from friends, family and colleagues for your cause. Each year we invite athletic event fundraising programs in the US and Canada to nominate one inspiring participant for the Cash Sweat & Tears Award. 

 

Action Team of the Week: Bergenfield High School

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Our Action Team of the Week is Bergenfield High School from New Jersey.
 
Recently, the Bergenfield Action Team participated in the "Making Strides of Ridgefield Park Walk," dedicated to raising awareness and funds to support breast cancer research.
 
Bergenfield Action Team Captains encouraged and inspired 50 of their peers and faculty members to participate in the walk. Together, they raised $600 for the American Cancer Society.
 

UTC Employees Lead 2014 Green Apple Day of Service Events Around the World

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  • UTC employees worldwide will volunteer at service projects that enhance the environment of schools. 
  • Event promotes awareness of the importance of Green schools for the health and academic success of students
  • UTC is a founding sponsor of the US Green Building Council’s Center for Green Schools.

UTC Operations Team Takes on Hartford Area Habitat for Humanity

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HARTFORD, Conn., Sept. 10, 2014 /3BL Media/ – More than 150 supply management employees and executives from across all United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) business units gathered today for an uncommon meeting. Dressed in jeans and bright blue t-shirts, colleagues gave back to the community with a day of scaffolding, framing and other work in support of Hartford Area Habitat for Humanity. During the day, UTC employees worked at all Hartford Area Habitat for Humanity build sites, including its ReStore warehouse facility in Bloomfield.

CSR Today Cover Story: Impact Investing: UTC's approach to Social Responsibility in India

United Technologies and Palash Roy Chowdhury, Country Manager – India Pratt & Whitney are featured in cover story of the August issue of CSR Today magazine.
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By: CSR Today

At UTC, we make modern life possible,” says the global website of United Technologies Corporation (UTC). With topnotch brands such as Otis, Pratt & Whitney, Sikorsky, and Carrier under its fold, the $62 billion multinational conglomerate sure has a profound impact on billions of lives. This impact, however, does not come at the cost of the environment or ethical practices.

7 Ways to Leverage Your Company’s Social Responsibility Initiatives With #GivingTuesday

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Every company has different social responsibility (CSR) objectives, but the primary motive is the same: create a positive impact on society while doing business. This motive is right in line with the philosophy behind #GivingTuesday, a worldwide movement promoting giving, in which more than 10,000 organizations in 46 countries participated last year.

Be An All-Star, Join The Action Team Today

You’re invited to join Major League baseball players and Volunteers of America as we recruit and train thousands of high school students to make an impact in the lives of their neighbors in need.
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There is no surprise why so many high school students want in on the Action Team national youth volunteer program. When you join the Action Team, you’ll be joining forces with thousands of students and Major League baseball players who are all dedicated and passionate about getting involved in causes close to their hearts and important to their communities.
 

Five Reasons to Boost Volunteering

Key insights on the direction of volunteering
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Amway tells many great volunteer stories on its blog. So why the importance on volunteering?

In the US, where volunteering actually saw a dip last year, thousands of people gathered in Atlanta recently to find ways to scale up cross-sector volunteering at the Points of Light Conference on Volunteering and Service.

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