Employee Volunteers for Co-Training "Refugee-Employees"


An asylum seeker, once recognized as a refugee, is able to be employed.  However, access to the employment market often depends on the refugee's knowledge of professional, cultural and network codes, etc.

As a responsible company, Sanofi offers employee volunteers an opportunity to participate in mentoring refugees.

Ikea Converts Showroom into Refugee Home


For many consumers, the refugee crisis, impacting 65.3 million people worldwide, can seem like a distant issue. It can be hard to grasp the nearly 34,000 people forcibly displaced every day, many living in or around refugee camps or areas of strife.

Leading Companies Sign Letter in Support of Refugee Relief

U.S. Chamber Foundation Highlights Private-Sector Leadership in Refugee Education, Employment, and Enablement
Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C., September 20, 2016 /3BL Media/ —The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation today released an open letter to the business community, signed by 49 companies, which highlights how the private sector is working to empower refugees through education, employment, and enablement.

The UPS Foundation Awards More Than $2.4 Million to Expand Global Volunteerism

Grants to Support Syrian Refugee Crisis Relief, Disaster Recovery Initiatives and Veteran Programs
Press Release

ATLANTA, December 9, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The UPS Foundation, the philanthropic arm of UPS (NYSE: UPS), will award grants to 10 non-profit organizations as part of its focus to increase the global volunteer movement. Totaling more than $2.4 million, these grants will support initiatives to build stronger and more resilient global communities, including disaster recovery, veterans engagement leadership training, and youth development and service learning.

Accenture to Help Upwardly Global Expand Jobs Training Program for Immigrants and Refugees in the U.S.

Company to enhance nonprofit’s virtual jobs training platform
Press Release

NEW YORK; October 22, 2015 –  Accenture has granted US$1.2 million to Upwardly Global to help the nonprofit expand and enhance its national jobs training program and equip 1,700 unemployed and under-employed immigrants and refugees with career skills.

JPMorgan Chase and Employees to Donate up to $2 Million to Aid Refugee Crisis in Europe

The Foundation provides $1 million to assist four organizations providing humanitarian relief and will match employee donations dollar-for-dollar up to $500,000 for a potential $1 million in additional support
Press Release

September 14, 2015, New York /3BL Media/ – JPMorgan Chase & Co. today announced up to $2 million in donations from its foundation and employees to provide immediate relief to refugees and help address the humanitarian crisis in Europe. Grants totaling $1 million from the JPMorgan Chase Foundation will support Save the Children, Oxfam, International Rescue Committee and International Medical Corps as they provide vital resources such as food, water, hygienic kits and medical support to those refugees arriving in countries such as Italy, Turkey, Greece and Lebanon.

AIDA and Costa Support Refugee Relief with 200,000 Euros in Germany and Italy

AIDA Cruises donates 100,000 Euros to “Aktion Deutschland hilft” alliance
Press Release

September 23, 2015 /3BL Media/ - AIDA Cruises and Costa Crociere donate a total of 200,000 euros for projects of refugee relief in Germany and Italy to support people who escaped war and prosecution, hoping for a life in freedom and safety in Europe.

Skype Social Good - Making Life Better Through Technology


After I finished speaking on stage at the Social Innovation Summit in Silicon Valley earlier this week, I found myself reflecting on both the number of innovative and passionate people dedicated to changing our world for the better and the role technology is playing to drive these changes within our global society. At Skype, we've always believed in the power of technology to bring the world closer together by enabling people everywhere to share experiences.

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