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TD Supports 15 Organizations Focused on Advancing COVID-19 Recovery

The 2020 TD Ready Challenge awards $10 million (CDN) in grants to organizations with innovative solutions designed to help address challenges of COVID-19
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TORONTO, January 29, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Today, TD is proud to award $10 million (CDN) in grants to 15 North American organizations that are working to help address existing social inequities in communities that have been disproportionately impacted by COVID-19.

Benevity's “Dear 2020 Challenge” Exceeds Goal of 3 Million Acts of Goodness

470,000 people and 493 companies joined the collective movement of Goodness in December 2020
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CALGARY, Alb. – January 28, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Benevity, Inc., the leading provider of global corporate purpose software, today announced that its “Dear 2020 challenge”, a movement of Goodness fueled by collective action, engaged 470,000 people and 493 companies to achieve 3,357,236 acts of Goodness in December – surpassing the ambitious goal of 3 million.

Inspiring and Building Better Lives and Communities During Challenging Times

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Communities are still reeling from the challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, a difficult economic environment and social justice. But Truist teammates set out to be a beacon of hope, supporting nonprofits as they faced increased demands on the critical services they provide and each other.

“I’m so proud of how our teammates answered the call to help others in need during our Fall Season of Giving,” said Tori Kaplan, head of corporate social responsibility at Truist.

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Fueling Futures: Not Just the Energy We Deliver, but the Energy We Put In

New Enbridge program unifies corporate citizenship, philanthropic engagement and employee volunteer work
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A community offers strength and support. It makes us feel uplifted and encouraged. It creates a deeper sense of belonging. It fosters growth, creativity and innovation.

In short, a community makes life better—and that’s why Enbridge’s Fueling Futures program has been created.

Fueling Futures brings together Enbridge’s ongoing efforts in the areas of corporate citizenship, donations, sponsorship and employee volunteering and giving—a collective force dedicated to making tomorrow better than today.

Strengthening Communities at the Roots

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As a national company with operations in 42 states, Republic Services is committed to the communities we serve and where our employees live, work, and play. 

Ecocentricity Blog: Poetry for the Planet

By: John A. Lanier
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It’s going to be a short post today, mainly because I want to lift up the work of someone else. A friend of mine sent me a 2018 Youtube video of a young poet reciting a poem she wrote about climate action (thanks Deron!). The poet’s name is Amanda Gorman, and though I hadn’t heard of her previously, I think I should have. She’s tremendously talented and already accomplished in her 22 years, and her star is only rising higher. She has been invited to share a poem at the Biden Inauguration, which will make her the youngest inaugural poet for a president in American history.

Benevity Announces Executive Transitions

Kelly Schmitt, President and CFO, succeeds Bryan de Lottinville as CEO
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CALGARY, Alberta, January 19, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Benevity, Inc., the leading provider of global corporate purpose software, today announced exciting executive leadership transitions as it enters the next phase of its growth following the closing of an investment from Hg’s Saturn 2 Fund on January 15, 2021.

Dow Honors the Life and Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.

by Crystal King, Craig Barry and Lisa Williams on behalf of Dow’s Employee Global African Affinity Network (GAAN) Leadership Team
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"Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’"

- Martin Luther King Jr.

A Day to Inspire Action and Equity

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By John Stauch, Pentair President and Chief Executie Officer

Today we honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., who devoted his life to advancing equality, social justice, and opportunity for all. While progress has been made to achieve Dr. King’s vision, the events of the past year reinforced that we must confront the fact that systemic injustice and racism persist.

HP Unveils Bold Goals to Advance Racial Equality and Social Justice

By Lesley Slaton Brown, Chief Diversity Officer, HP Inc.
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Among the hard and painful lessons we've learned during the past year is that the struggle for diversity, equity and inclusion has never been more important. And as Martin Luther King Jr. Day approaches, we can draw inspiration from his words during what is a momentous time for our country. Dr. King spoke of the power of peaceful resolution and famously said, “Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.”

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