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UN Global Compact Takes Sustainable Development Goals to Local Business in Dubai Events

Press Release

DUBAI, October 27, 2016 /3BL Media/ – This week the United Nations Global Compact convened over 600 leaders from business, civil society, the UN and Government in Dubai to drive business awareness and action in support of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the region.

Astellas and Donate Life America Attempt to Achieve GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ Title for Organ Donor Registrations

Social Shares of #OrganDonor Support $5 Contribution from Astellas to World Transplant Games Federation, up to $175,000 USD
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NORTHBROOK, Ill. and RICHMOND, Va. – October 27 2016 /3BL Media/ -- At any given moment in America, there are more than 120,000 men, women and children awaiting lifesaving organ transplant(1). To bring greater focus to the critical importance of organ donation, Astellas and Donate Life America will attempt to break the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title for online organ donor registrations in an eight-hour period from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Central Daylight Time (CDT) on Saturday, Nov. 5.

2015 Pacific Ocean Pilot Rescue Earns Holland America Line an AMVER Award

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The captain and crew of Holland America Line’s ms Veendam were honored by the Association for Rescue at Sea with a prestigious AFRAS AMVER Award for the 2015 rescue of a pilot who ditched his aircraft in the Pacific Ocean near Hawaii. The Automated Mutual Assistance Vessel Rescue System was implemented by the U.S. Coast Guard in 1958, and the AMVER Awards were created in 1971 to recognize vessels that participate in the program.

California Diversity Council Shares Hiring Best Practices at Inaugural Los Angeles Veterans Summit

Press Release

Los Angeles, CA, October 26, 2016 /3BL Media/ – The California Diversity Council is proud to host the Inaugural Los Angeles Veterans Summit on November 10, 2016 at Paramount Pictures. This event will afford an opportunity for veterans and employers to learn best practices for hiring, transitioning, and retaining veterans in the civilian workforce.

1,000 Goddesses Gather on the National Mall in D.C. to Heal the Planet, 10/22

1,000 Goddesses Come to D.C. to Invoke Tibetan Prophesy for a Divinely Feminine Planetary Healing
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Just weeks before the Presidential election, 1000 Goddesses will gather this Saturday, October 22, 2016 in Washington, D.C. for a visionary wisdom and compassion gathering to transcend the politics of fear, greed and separation. This free event will take place on the National Mall at Constitution Gardens, just West of the Washington Monument from 11 am to 5:30 pm.

Ecocentricity Blog: People Will Come

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We built the Biomimicry Global Design Challenge. But we didn’t know if teams would enter. We didn’t know if their ideas would be as innovative and impactful as we hoped, as we need. We didn’t know if “people would come.”

James Earl Jones was right. I mean, of course he was. He’s James Earl Jones. If I ever met James Earl Jones and he told me direct exposure of sunlight to my retina is a good thing, I might throw my sunglasses away.

AkzoNobel and Partners Map out Urban Vision at Habitat III Conference in Quito

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October 18, 2016 /3BL Media/ - People living in one of the world's highest capital cities will experience the positive impact of creative collaboration this weekend as part of AkzoNobel's involvement in the Habitat III Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development.

Organized by the United Nations, the event is being staged in Quito, Ecuador. A major feature is the Habitat III Village, where AkzoNobel has worked with several partners to create a people-friendly route designed to improve the lives of local citizens.

Rebuilding Together to Provide Critical Home Repairs to Women-Owned Homes During She Builds Event

Event to include women-led home repairs educational workshops for community residents
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Rebuilding Together will join together with its affiliate, Rebuilding Together Seattle to host a She Builds event. Volunteers will renovate four homes in the Allentown neighborhood of Tukwila, while home renovation and design professionals will lead home repair workshops for the community.

Homes being repaired are owned by women who have lived in the community for several years and would like to remain there but are unable to afford repairs. The home repair workshops will be led by women. Attendees will learn repairs they can implement in their own homes from interior designer Rebecca West and handywoman Amy Ecklund. Workshops will include interior design tips, information on home maintenance, and basic plumbing and electrical work.

Press Release

Rebuilding Together will join together with its affiliate, Rebuilding Together Seattle to host a She Builds event. Volunteers will renovate four homes in the Allentown neighborhood of Tukwila, while home renovation and design professionals will lead home repair workshops for the community.

Homes being repaired are owned by women who have lived in the community for several years and would like to remain there but are unable to afford repairs. The home repair workshops will be led by women. Attendees will learn repairs they can implement in their own homes from interior designer Rebecca West and handywoman Amy Ecklund. Workshops will include interior design tips, information on home maintenance, and basic plumbing and electrical work.

Costa Cruises Supports “Pink is Good” Project on Board its Ships

October 10 marks the start on board the ships of the Costa fleet in the Mediterranean of awareness-raising activities to support the project "Pink is Good", promoted by the Fondazione Umberto Veronesi.
Press Release

Genoa, October 13, 2016 /3BL Media/ – To coincide with breast cancer prevention month, Costa Cruises has announced the beginning of a series of awareness-raising activities from October 10 to the end of the month on board its ships deployed in the Mediterranean.

The Council for Corporate Responsibility Announces 2016 Texas Corporate Responsibility Summit

Press Release

Bellaire, TX, October 12, 2016 /3BL Media/ - The Council for Corporate Responsibility, in partnership with Capgemini, is excited to host the 3rd Annual Texas Corporate Responsibility Summit at AT&T Inc. on November 15, 2016. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn from, and network with, the many of the top Corporate Social Responsibility professionals from leading corporations in the state of Texas. This year’s theme is “Advancing Your Corporate Responsibility Agenda: Lessons from the Leaders.”  

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