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Benevity's “Dear 2020 Challenge” Exceeds Goal of 3 Million Acts of Goodness

470,000 people and 493 companies joined the collective movement of Goodness in December 2020
Press Release

CALGARY, Alb. – January 28, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Benevity, Inc., the leading provider of global corporate purpose software, today announced that its “Dear 2020 challenge”, a movement of Goodness fueled by collective action, engaged 470,000 people and 493 companies to achieve 3,357,236 acts of Goodness in December – surpassing the ambitious goal of 3 million.

Employee Nonprofit Fights Bias With Books

By Amanda Best
Blog

The tragic killing of George Floyd in 2020, in our global headquarters hometown of Minneapolis, Minnesota, inspired a group of General Mills employees to make a difference.

And they’re doing it through books.

After Floyd’s death, Alli Hearne – Senior Solutions Manager at General Mills – began searching for a way to talk to her children about racism, expose them to people of different backgrounds and ultimately reduce unconscious bias in the next generation.

Mobilizing Our People: Jackson Box Plant Rallies Behind Education

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At International Paper, we mobilize our people, products and resources to address critical needs in our community. See how employees at our Jackson, Miss. Box Plant rallied together to address an educational need in their community – school supplies for their local elementary school.

About International Paper

Strengthening Communities at the Roots

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As a national company with operations in 42 states, Republic Services is committed to the communities we serve and where our employees live, work, and play. 

Benevity Releases Fourth Annual list of Top 10 Causes Supported by Companies and Their People

Summary: 
  • Nonprofits supporting racial justice and food security dominate Top 10 list for the first time
  • Four causes from 2019 retain their Top 10 positions in 2020
  • Overall giving is up dramatically: 2019’s Top 10 Causes see 58 percent increase in donations
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  • Nonprofits supporting racial justice and food security dominate Top 10 list for the first time
  • Four causes from 2019 retain their Top 10 positions in 2020
  • Overall giving is up dramatically: 2019’s Top 10 Causes see 58 percent increase in donations

The Human Factor

Blog

Luke Maisey is here to help. He spends his days listening to people’s problems, offering them sympathy and advice, and gently helping them to get through their tough times.

“It’s nice to be in a role and a business where I feel I can make a difference and help individuals through this tough time in our country’s history,” he says with a smile.

Luke is one of the 100 new frontline employees taken on in Victoria by EnergyAustralia to support customers amid COVID-19. 

2021 Ushers in a New Era of Corporate Activism

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In wake of last week’s insurrection at the United States Capitol building, we are seeing a new wave of corporate activism emerge. In the past, it was standard operating procedure for brands to steer clear of the political conversation altogether. And while in recent years we’ve seen companies take stances on political issues – such as access to voting, social justice and climate change – they would often stop short of calling out individual politicians or blocking resources to persons inciting hate and violence.

Looking Forward: Three Tips for Making Your Social Impact Programs Successful in 2021

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Hoping for a better year this year? We are, too! Here are three tips for making your social impact programs successful in 2021. And don’t forget – we’re here to help! Small changes can yield big results, so try a few of the tips above and let us know how it goes.

Make a Difference: Volunteer

Employees in Chennai connect with youth through virtual volunteering
Blog

By Kumar Lakshminarayanan, Senior Knowledge Engineer

The Homer Fund: Taking Care of Our People Through Tough Times

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2020 brought many unexpected and life-changing events, from the COVID-19 pandemic to a seemingly endless lineup of natural disasters. Through it all, The Homer Fund — a nonprofit charity funded by contributions from The Home Depot associates, for associates — offered support during times of need.

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