Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest leisure travel company, recently announced that the corporation's philanthropic arm, Carnival Foundation, and five of its global cruise line brands together with the Micky and Madeleine Arison Family Foundation have collectively pledged over US$1.25 million to support disaster recovery efforts from raging bushfires causing widespread devastation throughout Australia.
Cybersecurity remains an increasing concern and investment priority for organizations across the globe. Worldwide spending on security-related hardware, software, and services is forecast to reach $133.7 billion in 2022, 45 percent greater than the $92.1 billion forecast for 2018, according to tech analyst firm IDC. IDC MarketScape recognized Booz Allen’s work in cybersecurity by positioning the company as a Leader in U.S. Incident Response in its September 2018 report.
After hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria devastated communities in the southern U.S. and the Caribbean, America’s CEOs reacted by orchestrating one of the single largest philanthropic moments in recent memory. Their contributions were unique both in the scale of their generosity and the method of their execution: many companies went beyond traditional check-writing philanthropy and embraced a more active role.
Support for rescue and recovery efforts in communities hit by recent hurricanes in the U.S. and Caribbean
AT&T* is donating another $1.4 million to hurricane relief, which includes a $1 million matching donation to Team Rubicon, $150,000 to Telecoms Sans Frontieres, a group that is working to reestablish connectivity for emergency responders and communities in the Caribbean, and $250,000 to local charities in states impacted by Irma. We will work with state officials to direct the $250,000 donations where they can be most beneficial.
The aftermath of Hurricane Harvey has led to extreme flooding in Texas over the past few days and damaged homes and businesses, displaced families and individuals, and left at least eight fatalities in the region. In the wake of disasters such as these, a multi-sector response effort is critical.
Augsburg College President, Paul C. Pribbenow, explains how educators can support students using a model similar to the College’s StepUp Program
GAITHERSBURG, Md., January 18, 2017 /3BL Media/ In the fourth installment of the President to President series, published today, Paul C. Pribbenow, Ph.D., president of Augsburg College in Minneapolis, describes the value of supporting students who are recovering from drug and alcohol addictions as they pursue higher education and live on campus.
Kathyann Corl, Director of Community Relations for Keystone Human Services Mental Health Services, shares how she has used WRAP (Wellness Recovery Action Plan) throughout her life for recovery from mental illness.
Original article by Kathyann Corl on mentalhealthrecovery.com
Companies often play a critical role in managing the effects of disasters. New report highlights best practices for utilizing business assets and developing strategic
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Over the past 15 years, the U.S. Chamber Foundation Corporate Citizenship Center (CCC) has worked with companies to identify strategies and best practices for dealing with disasters. Companies are often in a unique position to respond quickly and efficiently when disasters arise.