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System Change is Key to Driving Social Impact Work That Matters

Words by Amy Brown
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The level of system change required to tackle many of the world’s most pressing challenges can seem overwhelming. Sometimes, a simple and unlikely symbol changes our perspectives. For personal care company Kimberly-Clark, it was a photo of an abandoned toilet in the middle of a field. A donation to a rural community to drive sanitation, it had never been used because the physical, social and cultural infrastructure to support its role in better sanitation hadn’t been addressed.

M&T Bank Corporation Releases Inaugural ESG Report

Highlights continued commitment to communities
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BUFFALO, N.Y., June 8, 2021 /3BL Media/ - M&T Bank Corporation (M&T Bank) today released its 2020 Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Report [mtb.com/esg]. The first-ever annual formal disclosure highlights M&T’s efforts to meaningfully impact the communities it serves. The bank aims for transparency, making data more readily available, and accountability, tracking its impact and future progress.

Our Commitment to Volunteering, Partnerships and Donations

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“Giving back is not only a way to support your community and make a difference, it also helps us empathize with others, inspires greater happiness and helps us continue to grow and evolve as a society. I am humbled and excited for the ongoing opportunity to help others achieve a better life through the Clarivate Volunteer Network. “

Sònia Barrios Millan, Clarivate Volunteer Network Global Lead

Social & Health Research Center and Quest Diagnostics Team Up to Address Childhood Hunger and Obesity Exacerbated by COVID-19 in Underserved Communities

Collaboration utilizes digital content to educate children and inspire healthy outcomes
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SAN ANTONIO and SECAUCUS, N.J., May 24 2021 /3BL Media/ – Childhood obesity has disproportionately affected Hispanic and Black communities as a result of negative social determinants of health for years.

International Paper Launches Signature Pro Bono Initiative Campaign; Will Assist Individuals Living in Underserved Communities

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. – May 26, 2021 – International Paper (NYSE: IP) recently announced the kickoff of the Signature Pro Bono Initiative, marking a significant milestone for the legal community in Tennessee and for individuals living in the state’s underserved communities. As part of the Tennessee Pro Bono Services Alliance, this initiative will help deliver equal justice to Tennessee residents by focusing specifically on expungement, voter rights restoration and driver’s license reinstatement.

#ImpactInAction: A Year of Virtual Volunteering

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Originally posted on bloomberg.com/company.

When it comes to supporting our local communities, Bloomberg employees like to roll up their sleeves. Bloomberg’s “Best of Bloomberg” program connects employees with causes they care about, with near-daily volunteering activities made possible through the company’s corporate partnerships with non-profit organizations around the world.

Benevity Sees Exponential Surge in Searches for Nonprofits Providing COVID-19 Support in India

More companies activate relief campaigns on Benevity’s platform for the crisis in India, expected to peak in mid-May
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CALGARY, Alberta, May 11, 2021 /3BL Media/-- Benevity, Inc., the leading provider of global corporate purpose software, today announced a surge in activity on its platform from companies and their people looking to support COVID-19 relief for India. Seven of the top 10 searches on the platform in April 2021 were directly related to the COVID-19 crisis in India, indicating a strong desire for companies and their people to find and support trusted nonprofit organizations that are providing relief.

LG Experience Happiness Celebrated National Teachers' Day

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In recognition of National Teachers' Day, LG Experience Happiness and "The Happiness League" honors superhero teachers across the US delivering sustainable happiness skills to America's youth.

Celebrate a special educator in your life using #LGHappinessHero​

Superheroes of Social-Emotional Learning Honored on National Teachers' Day

Experience Happiness Partners Recognize Teachers’ Critical Role Supporting Youth Mental Wellness
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NGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., May 3, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Celebrating educators across the United States for their heroic efforts to support youth mental health and wellbeing, the Life’s Good: Experience Happiness program is honoring America’s superhero teachers in recognition of National Teachers’ Day, May 4. 

Recognizing ON Semiconductor Employees Making a Positive Impact through Volunteerism

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This National Volunteer Month, we are recognizing ON Semiconductor employees who have been exceptionally active in giving back to their local communities through nonprofit board member roles and volunteerism. We thank them for making a difference!

Elizabeth Greene

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