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National Urban League Launches Black Restaurant Accelerator Program Powered by $10 Million Grant from PepsiCo Foundation

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The National Urban League and PepsiCo joined forces to create the Black Restaurant Accelerator, which will boost approximately 500 Black-owned businesses over the next five years. The PepsiCo Foundation is providing a $10 million grant to fund the program, which will provide current and aspiring Black restaurateurs with access to capital, training, mentorship and other support services that are necessary for business success.

Griffith Foods Celebrates World Food Day with Produce for Hunger Event

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As a global food company, we are committed to playing a transformational role in the creation of a more sustainable future for food. The theme for this year’s World Food Day (October 16, 2020) was “Grow, Nourish, Sustain. Together. Our actions are our future.”

How Innovation Drives Social Impact

Herbalife Nutrition uses innovation to evolve their CSR initiatives
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Innovation is a key driver for success and a critical component of our multi-disciplinary approach to tackle the global challenges of hunger, food insecurity, and malnutrition through Herbalife Nutrition’s Nutrition for Zero Hunger initiative. These challenges are systemic, complex problems with many interdependencies, and much hope is being placed on innovation to accelerate the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals that aim for significant social impact.

Timberland Finds New Ways to Engage Employees During the Pandemic with its 23rd Annual Serv-a-palooza

Over 150 employees pull on their boots to help strengthen local communities through in-person or online volunteer events
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This fall, global outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland hosted its 23rd annual Serv-a-Palooza, a company-wide community service event at which employee volunteers dedicate their time to address critical needs in their communities. While the tradition continues, this year’s Serv-a-palooza was considerably different from last year’s as the brand adapted the event to maximize safety for over 150 employee volunteers during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

5 Tips for a Green Halloween

Halloween can be a sweet holiday, as well as a frightfully wasteful one. But at Keep America Beautiful, we know it doesn't have to be that way.
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We know Halloween can be a sweet holiday, as well as a frightfully wasteful one with all of the disposable decorations, packaging, and costumes that come with the season. But at Keep America Beautiful®, we know it doesn’t have to be that way!

While the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to pose unique challenges to us all, Halloween can still be fun and safe, as well as sustainable and eco-friendly. Here are 5 tips to help you add some green to your Halloween festivities.

When Tragedy Struck in Beirut, Booz Allen Associate Serge Abdelhak Put His Skills to Work

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“On the fourth of August, when the ground started shaking and the sky turned gray for a second, I immediately realized something terrible had happened.”

Booz Allen Associate Serge Abdelhak was in Beirut when 2,750 tons of ammonium nitrate exploded, massively damaging the city’s port and nearby neighborhoods.  

Walking through the wreckage that had once been offices, stores, restaurants, and family homes, he reflected “I was at a loss of words and thoughts,” he said. 

Cox Supports Young Social Change Leaders

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More than two dozen young people will learn to be global leaders and agents of nonviolent social change as participants in The King Center’s CampNow Leadership Academy, thanks to support from Cox Enterprises. 

Through a partnership with The Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change, Cox is sponsoring scholarships that will send 25 students through the 2021 CampNow program. 

Northern Trust: Giving Our Time and Talents

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Community engagement is an important part of Northern Trust's culture. Through our volunteer programs, our employees listen, learn and work closely with our communities to address their specific needs.

Our annual volunteering initiative looks different this year, but our commitment to serving our communities remains constant.

Just Vote Campaign, Global Citizen and Headcount Call on Corporations and Organizations Nationwide to Empower Employees to Engage in the Electoral Process

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  • Companies and Organizations Commit Support to Just Vote Campaign Pledging to Give Employees Time Off to Vote, Effort to Encourage Staff to Participate in Civic Volunteer Opportunities in Their Communities 
     
  • Participating Organizations Include Cisco, Procter & Gamble, Verizon and The Wallace Global Fund 
     
  • Just Vote, a Non-Partisan, Get Out the Vote Campaign Led by Global Citizen and HeadCount, Launched to Mobilize Support from Artists, Influencers, Media, Corporations and Nonprofits to Give Young Americans the Tools They Need to Vote 
     
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  • Companies and Organizations Commit Support to Just Vote Campaign Pledging to Give Employees Time Off to Vote, Effort to Encourage Staff to Participate in Civic Volunteer Opportunities in Their Communities 
     
  • Participating Organizations Include Cisco, Procter & Gamble, Verizon and The Wallace Global Fund 
     
  • Just Vote, a Non-Partisan, Get Out the Vote Campaign Led by Global Citizen and HeadCount, Launched to Mobilize Support from Artists, Influencers, Media, Corporations and Nonprofits to Give Young Americans the Tools They Need to Vote 
     

New Report Shows Results of London-based Supermarket Trials to Promote Healthier Diets and Lifestyles

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  • The Consumer Goods Forum’s Collaboration for Healthier Lives UK (CHL UK) initiative brings together retailers, manufacturers and other key stakeholders
  • Some of the results from successful trials highlight 13% more fruit and vegetables sold and 22% fewer packets of confectionary sold

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