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As Surge of COVID-19 Cases in India Continues, Spiceworks Ziff Davis and J2 Global Partner With America's Charities to Launch Employee Assistance Fund

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AUSTIN, Texas, May 19, 2021 /3BL Media/ —  America’s Charities, a 501(c)3 nonprofit which inspires employees and organizations to support each other and causes they care about, is pleased to announce the launch of an Employee Assistance Fund in partnership with Spiceworks Ziff Davis (SWZD), a division of J2 Global.

Net Impact Announces 2021-2022 Theme: The Regenerative Economy: Reimagined Capitalism for People and Planet

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May 20, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Net Impact announces its 2021-2022 theme: The Regenerative Economy: Reimagined Capitalism for People and Planet, a concept built on the belief that society must urgently work together to evolve an economic system leveraging regenerative principles.

Owens Corning Earns DOE Better Project Award and Surpasses Better Plants Energy Reduction Goal

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Owens Corning is proud to participate in the U.S. Department of Energy’s Better Plants program, which works with leading manufacturers to boost their competitiveness through improvements in energy efficiency.

Sappi North America Highlights Continued Commitment to Communities and Safety in 2020 Sustainability Report

Leading paper and packaging supplier showcases record year for safety and sustainability in annual report
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May 19, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Sappi North America, Inc., a leading producer and supplier of diversified paper, packaging products and pulp, today released its 2020 Sustainability Report, illustrating Sappi's continued commitment to sustainable development.

Our Sustainability Framework: Eldorado's Rock-Solid Foundation

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From project inception to operation, closure and continued care, every mine is unique and involves an incredible amount of people from diverse backgrounds to operate responsibly.

But long before first shovels break new ground, our approach begins with an understanding of the framework in which everything we do will be built.  As with any endeavor, a solid foundation strengthens everything else.

Pro Bono Perspectives S3E10: Caroline Barlerin, Platypus Advisors

Debating the Tech Sector’s Role in Society & Democracy
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Controversy over the tech sector’s role in society, democracy, and philanthropy has been making headlines for years. Recently, some tech companies have leaned into these areas even further while others have made statements that they are specifically staying out of political and social issues. In this episode, get a frontline perspective from Platypus Advisors Founder Caroline Barlerin, a leader in CSR and skills-based volunteering with experience at companies like Twitter, Eventbrite, and HP.

Public and Private Investment Will Significantly Improve US Residential Recycling and Catalyze a Circular Economy, Says New Report

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The report finds investment to improve the residential recycling system in the U.S. over the next five years would deliver significant environmental and financial benefits, including:

  • Save 710 million metric tons of CO2 equivalent;
  • Reduce the average water usage of 30 million people
  • Save the equivalent of 129 million cars’ emissions
  • Avoid an additional estimated $9.4 billion in landfill costs; and
  • Create an estimated $8.8 billion in new, high-quality recyclable commodities.
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The report finds investment to improve the residential recycling system in the U.S. over the next five years would deliver significant environmental and financial benefits, including:

  • Save 710 million metric tons of CO2 equivalent;
  • Reduce the average water usage of 30 million people
  • Save the equivalent of 129 million cars’ emissions
  • Avoid an additional estimated $9.4 billion in landfill costs; and
  • Create an estimated $8.8 billion in new, high-quality recyclable commodities.

Returning to the Skies With Sustainability in Mind

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Each month, American Way features an article written from the perspective of an American Airlines team member — a unique way to connect the airline's customers with the people who care for them on life's journey. In the April issue, Jill Blickstein shares how American is focused on long-term sustainability as the airline returns its aircraft to the skies.

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Each month, American Way features an article written from the perspective of an American Airlines team member — a unique way to connect the airline's customers with the people who care for them on life's journey. In the April issue, Jill Blickstein shares how American is focused on long-term sustainability as the airline returns its aircraft to the skies.

Owens Corning Is #1 on the 3BL 100 Best Corporate Citizens List for 2021

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Owens Corning is proud to be ranked #1 on 3BL’s 100 best corporate citizens list… again. It’s the first time a company has earned this position three times in a row, and we’re honored to have our work recognized.

People Behind CSR at Cisco: Hoa Tran Makes a Difference Through Community Impact Programs

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Hoa Tran manages Cisco’s San Francisco Bay Area Community Impact Grants (CIG) program, and Habitat for Humanity Build Grants program, and other employee-engaged initiatives from the Cisco Foundation and the Public Benefit Investment (PBI) Team. Community Impact Grants support programs that offer innovative approaches to address critical social challenges and serve communities within a 50-mile radius of Cisco’s San Jose, California, headquarters.

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