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Two ING U.S. Executives named to Savoy’s 2014 ‘Top 100’ in Corporate America List

Rhonda Mims and Edward Baker-Greene recognized for their influence, leadership and community focus
Press Release

March 5, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Savoy Magazine named two ING U.S., Inc. (NYSE: VOYA) executives to its 2014 “Top 100 Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America” list featured in their 13th anniversary spring issue. The Savoy Top 100 features African-American executives, influencers and achievers impacting corporate America. Rhonda Mims, ING U.S. Foundation president and head of the ING U.S. Office of Corporate Responsibility, and Edward Baker-Greene, senior vice president, Human Resources, were both named to the list.

Twenty-Two Historically Black Colleges and Universities to Receive Toyota Hybrid Vehicles

2013-14 Toyota Green Initiative Tour Helps Select CIAA and SWAC Schools Improve Campus Environment
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TORRANCE, Calif., Oct. 29, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Twenty-two select Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) and Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) schools will continue their commitment to sustainability with a one-year lease of a Toyota Prius liftback or Prius Plug-in vehicle. Each school will receive a vehicle in conjunction with the 2013-14 Toyota Green Initiative (TGI) tour, an environmental stewardship program designed to empower the African American community.

For Companies Looking to Create Social Impact, Multicultural Consumers are a “Must-Engage” Audience


Companies have long embraced corporate support of social and environmental issues to build brand relevance and consumer support, but today, marketers must evaluate new audiences as part of their efforts to create meaningful social impact.

Breast Cancer Incidence Rates Converging Among White and African-American Women

Rates increasing among African-Americans; reasons unclear
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ATLANTA, October 1, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Breast cancer incidence rates increased slightly among African American women from 2006 to 2010, bringing those rates closer to the historically higher rates among white women, according to a new analysis by American Cancer Society researchers. The explanation behind the rise is unclear.

American Enthusiasm to Shop with a Conscience at Record-High, but Doubts About Corporate Impact Persist

U.S. consumer purchasing of products associated with a cause up 170% since 1993, according to new research from Cone Communications. Hispanics emerge as one of the most socially conscious and active population segments
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BOSTONOctober 2, 2013 /3BL Media/ – American demand for cause is stronger than ever, according to 20 years of benchmarking data released today by Cone Communications. Despite a marketplace saturated with cause-related programs and messages, the U.S. consumer appetite for corporate support of social and environmental issues appears insatiable, according to the 2013 Cone Communications Social Impact Study:


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