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Keep America Beautiful Celebrates 2020 America Recycles Day: Focus on Individual Recycling Action and Behavior

Keep America Beautiful Encourages Individuals to Join the Effort to Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle
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STAMFORD, Conn., Nov. 12, 2020 /3BL Media/– Individual recycling action and behavior are themes of this year’s America Recycles Day®, a Keep America Beautiful® national program and the only nationally-recognized day dedicated to promoting and celebrating recycling in the United States.

In its 23rd year, America Recycles Day (ARD), Nov. 15, educates people about the importance of recycling to our economy and environmental well-being and helps to motivate occasional recyclers to become everyday recyclers.

Duke Energy Provides $1 Million in Grants to Support 40 Organizations Focused on Social Justice, Racial Equity in North Carolina

40 organizations receive grants to reduce disparate outcomes, support training, policy and criminal justice reform
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CHARLOTTE, N.C., November 11, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Duke Energy has announced the recipients of $1 million in grants through the Duke Energy Foundation to nonprofit organizations committed to social justice and racial equity in North Carolina.

$25,000 grants will be distributed to 40 organizations across North Carolina.

We Are Citizen Philanthropists - Connecting Through Service

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Every waterfall begins with a single drop of water. That’s the idea behind VMware’s Citizen Philanthropy approach to giving—VMware’s impact in the community is the result of the collective actions of VMware people. At the core of this approach is our Service Learning program, which provides forty paid hours annually to employees around the world to contribute their time and talents to the community.

Vistra Shares Q3 Renewable Energy and Social Impact Achievements

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With earnings above expectations, 1,000 megawatts in newly announced solar and battery projects, and thousands of customers and communities assisted through the pandemic, Vistra is proud to recognize the achievements of Q3 2020.

Read more here.

Alexion 5th Annual Global Week of Service Goes 100% Virtual

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Every day, we strive to meet the expectations of our stakeholders, our communities and ourselves. We know the importance of this responsibility, and we take it seriously. Global Week of Service (GWS) is an annual opportunity for us to carry out this ambition across the globe by making an impact in our local communities. For the first time, GWS went 100% virtual, allowing our volunteers to participate in meaningful, fun, and impactful community-focused initiatives within the safety of their own homes.

Companies Take on Final Patriotic Push for Voting

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Throughout this year, we’ve reported on how brands have launched unique campaigns to reinforce the importance of voting. With only a few more days left until the U.S.

Engine for Change: How Sandra Odendahl Is Mobilizing Social Impact and Inclusion for Every Future

From Our Partner, Insights, Scotiabank, Senior Executive, Senior Executives
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Scotiabank Vice President reflects on intersecting experiences as leader, professional engineer and woman of colour.

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Scotiabank Vice President reflects on intersecting experiences as leader, professional engineer and woman of colour.

47 Benevity Clients Make 2021 Forbes JUST 100 List of America's Most JUST Companies

Benevity applauds companies leading with corporate purpose in 2020
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CALGARY, AB – October 29, 2020 – Benevity, Inc., the leading provider of global corporate purpose software, today announced that nearly half of the leaders named on the 2021 Forbes Just 100 Ranking – which recognizes “America’s Most JUST Companies” – use Benevity products and services to power their corporate purpose.

Communication Is Key: Jeff Komanetsky's Pro Bono Story and Tips for Volunteers

Sharing your skills pro bono is an opportunity to both do something for others and break free from your usual role/worklife.
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As the year draws to a close, we’re highlighting some of our favorite pro bono stories of 2020. This profile is a part of our ongoing series on how workforce development organizations in particular are using this valuable resource.
 

Tackling Twin Crises: Childhood Hunger and COVID-19

Herbalife Nutrition is working alongside its partners to support vulnerable populations and eradicate hunger.
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The world is experiencing an overwhelming hunger epidemic made worse by the global pandemic. And while hunger impacts people of all ages, it devastates our most vulnerable population: children. According to UNICEF, nearly half of all deaths in children under 5 are due to undernutrition. This global crisis is too large of a problem for any one segment of society to tackle and requires the combined efforts of government, nonprofit organizations and the business community.

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