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EarthX Concludes 2022 EarthX Film Festival

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EarthX Film Festival is over, it was a beautiful edition, full of movies, music and conversations from incredible directors!
We hope you have enjoyed it as much as we have.

For more information about EarthX, see their website.  

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Tech Unlocks Global Access to Healthcare

Why women hold the key
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Jane Muthoni has lived with type 1 diabetes since she was 6 years old, but she didn’t know how to manage it until her second pregnancy. It’s one reason she made it her life’s work to educate others living with the disease.

As the Patient Engagement Lead for Medtronic LABSi in Kenya, she runs support groups in rural communities. She also trains a critical group of people — community health workers (CHWs), nearly all of whom are women.

Illumina Employees Volunteer Their Time at Over 100 Events in Celebration of Global Volunteer Month

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Illumina strives to create a purpose-driven culture with opportunities for employees to volunteer in their community through organizations that matter most to them. Each year, employees at Illumina are offered:

Arcos Dorados Provided Close to 400 Thousand Training Opportunities to Young People in Latin America and the Caribbean in 2021

The Company highlights its commitment to expand job opportunities and enhance the potential of young people in the region in its new Social Impact and Sustainable Development Report 2021.
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May 18, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Arcos Dorados, the franchise that operates the McDonald’s brand in 20 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean, released its eighth Social Impact and Sustainable Development Report, highlighting the latest developments related to its ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) initiatives and policies during 2021.

Bread Financial Cove Café Unveiled

Newly named cafeteria celebrates Company’s long-standing commitment to Nationwide Children’s Hospital
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Leaders from Bread Financial and Nationwide Children’s Hospital recently unveiled a new sign outside of the cafeteria at the Big Lots Behavior Health Pavilion. The newly named Bread Financial Cove Café represents Bread Financial’s 20+ year support of the Columbus hospital and celebrates its latest $2 million commitment to the Pediatric Vital Signs program.

2022 Halo Awards Honor Top Corporate Social Impact Initiatives

Winning Companies And Nonprofits Recognized At The 2022 Engage For Good Conference in Atlanta, GA
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May 18, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Campaigns that educated and mobilized thousands to get vaccinated, used NFTs to inspire and engage younger fundraisers, and helped break down barriers to unemployment – all while building stronger businesses - were among the initiatives honored at the 20th annual Halo Awards.

Twenty category-specific winners were selected out of more than 120 entries by Engage for Good at its annual conference in Atlanta, GA.

MilliporeSigma Announces the Expansion of Hands-On Science Education Program With Kick-off of Global Curiosity Cube® Mobile Lab

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  • Inaugural European mobile science lab launches in Darmstadt, Germany
  • Fourth annual North American mobile science lab gets underway after two-year pandemic hiatus
  • More than 200 events in 2022 will spark curiosity through interactive science experiments reaching nearly 50,000 students

What Is Global Activism Today and How Your Business Can Start

Benevity's Social Impact Show speaks with Jo Jeffreys, Principle Social Value Consultant with Jacobs about how to scale your company's global activism efforts
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In this episode of the Social Impact Show, Benevity's Karl Yeh speaks with Jo Jeffreys, Principle Social Value Consultant with Jacobs, about global activism, what it looks like today and how to get started. Jo and Karl will explore how it's possible to scale global activism efforts, demonstrate the ROI of programs and the challenges (and opportunities!) in the space today.

Asian American Pacific Islander Leadership Spotlight: Elena Zee, Arizona Council on Economic Education

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In celebration of Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Common Impact is proud to highlight some of the impressive AAPI leaders we collaborate with and the ways that they foster equity and create opportunity in their local communities.

How Mastercard Is Supporting Ukrainians to Stabilize Their Lives in Poland

By Payal Dalal, Senior Vice President of Social Impact, International Markets at the Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth & Bartosz Ciolkowski, Country Manager Poland, Czech Republic & Slovakia at Mastercard
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According to the UN, 5.5 million people – mostly women and children, due to the military commitments of men between 18 and 60 – have been forced to evacuate their country, leaving families and loved ones behind.

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