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Duke Energy Pledges $1 Million in Grants to Support Social Justice and Racial Equity

Press Release

CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 10, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Duke Energy, through its foundation, is pledging $1 million to nonprofit organizations committed to social justice and racial equity.

Grants will be distributed across seven states where the company has electric and gas customers – North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee.

Scotiabank Commits $500,000 in Support of North American Organizations Dedicated to Eliminating Racial Discrimination

Press Release

TORONTO, June 8, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Scotiabank announced a $500,000 commitment to several organizations recognized for their leadership in the fight to eliminate racial discrimination within Canada and the U.S. Scotiabank's contribution will be directed toward providing needed tools and educational resources for those groups most at risk of being subject to individual, institutional and systemic racism, with a focus on Black youth.

Where We Go From Here

By Jeff Harmening | Chairman and CEO at General Mills
Blog

It is clear from George Floyd’s death - and the many that preceded it - that systematic injustice and racism still exist. You can see the difference in treatment in our criminal justice system… our schools… our healthcare system… and beyond.

We come to this moment in our history, humbly, fully realizing there are no easy solutions. But we also come with an unwavering commitment to find answers to the question of our time: where do we go from here?

PayPal: Standing With Black Employees, Customers and Partners

by Dan Schulman, President and CEO
Newsletter

PayPal’s core values are inclusion and equality – and we strongly stand against discrimination, racism, hatred and violence. As a company, we have been in deep conversation during this difficult time, determined to stand with our Black colleagues and their communities – and working together on how we can contribute to meaningful change. It is absolutely unacceptable that Black people in the United States, including our colleagues, customers and community members, are fearful for their safety and face the impacts of racism and hatred. We need dialogue, change, education, and action.

Verizon and NCMEC Team up to Fight Child Exploitation

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Verizon donates over $1M in online advertising to help rescue missing children

Campaign begins May 25 in support of National Missing Children’s Day

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Verizon donates over $1M in online advertising to help rescue missing children

Campaign begins May 25 in support of National Missing Children’s Day

Roll by Goodyear to Donate 100 Meals Through Feeding America for Every Tire Sold

A donation will be made for every tire purchased through Roll by Goodyear between now and June 30 in greater Philadelphia, Washington, D.C. areas
Press Release

AKRON, Ohio, May 26, 2020 /3BL Media/ – To help alleviate the pressures America’s food banks are facing to supply meals to communities impacted by COVID-19, Roll by Goodyear, an innovative new tire buying and installation provider in the greater Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. markets, will donate the cost equivalency of 100 meals to Feeding America for every tire sold. This donation will apply to all tires purchased through www.rollbygoodyear.com or at any Roll location through June 30, 2020. 

Virtually Experience the Porter Novelli Purpose Summit

Blog

The COVID‐19 crisis is accelerating the transformation of business – one that solidifies the private sector mandate of a stakeholder‐first, rather than shareholder‐only, mentality. We’ve kept a pulse on this shift, brand action and stakeholder expectations, revealing that 75% of the U.S. public believes business must take action to protect employees, care for communities and support front-line workers in the fight against COVID‐19. Companies who have rapidly and authentically met this expectation demonstrate Purpose – at its finest.

Everything You Need to Know About the COVID-19 Nigeria Solidarity Support Fund

The fund is looking to raise $50 million for the country’s coronavirus relief efforts.
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Why Global Citizens Should Care

The global COVID-19 pandemic has had a massive impact, with millions of people losing their incomes and food security, while many countries’ health systems are overwhelmed. Nigeria — the most populous nation in Africa — has fragile health systems and 100 million Nigerians don’t have access to the basic sanitation needed to tackle the pandemic. You can join us here to take actions that support the global response to COVID-19.

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Why Global Citizens Should Care

The global COVID-19 pandemic has had a massive impact, with millions of people losing their incomes and food security, while many countries’ health systems are overwhelmed. Nigeria — the most populous nation in Africa — has fragile health systems and 100 million Nigerians don’t have access to the basic sanitation needed to tackle the pandemic. You can join us here to take actions that support the global response to COVID-19.

Porter Novelli Purpose Summit: Day 2 Preview

Newsletter

This Friday will mark day two of the Porter Novelli Purpose Summit: Committing to Action Amid COVID‐19.

Porter Novelli Purpose Summit: Day 1 Preview

Newsletter

This Thursday, we will host Day 1 of the Porter Novelli Purpose Summit: Committing to Action Amid COVID‐19, which will take an in-depth look at how the pandemic is accelerating the transformation of business as a force for good. Conversations will highlight the actions of brands like L.L. Bean, Ben & Jerry’s, Georgetown University’s Business for Impact initiative, among others; insights from our extensive, ongoing research; and useful perspectives from Porter Novelli leaders.

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