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Baxter Volunteers Globally Make a Meaningful Difference

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DEERFIELD, Ill., April 2, 2013 /3BL Media/ - In 2012, more than 6,500 Baxter International Inc. (NYSE: BAX) employees volunteered in their communities, helping to address local concerns such as healthcare, the environment and education. Employee involvement takes many forms, including volunteering at a local school or blood drive, serving at a hospital or food pantry, participating in community park clean-up days, or joining a local non-profit organization board or committee.

National League of Cities: Military Communities Council Focuses on Needs of Veterans

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I recently attended the National League of Cities (NLC) 2013 Congressional City Conference in Washington, DC.  While there, I heard elected officials speak of issues they face in their cities – large cities trended toward transportation and smaller cities spoke of growth and business retention.  What all cities, large and small, have in common are issues facing veterans.

Supporting a Higher Cause: Religion & CSR

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We rarely talk religion on the Prove Your Purpose blog, but the election of Pope Francis, and his focus on poverty and the environment, got us thinking: in a world where 

Registration is Now Open for the American Cancer Society Corporate Impact Conference

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The American Cancer Society Corporate Impact Conference, which takes place in Denver, Colorado on June 12-13, offers corporate leaders and industry experts the opportunity to discuss the latest strategies to address cancer’s effects on employees, and take advantage of new health and wellness tools.

Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. Outlines Its Efforts to Support Thriving People and Communities

Fiscal 2012 Sustainability Report Spotlights Domestic Grants and Employee Volunteerism
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Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. (GMCR) recently released its Fiscal 2012 Sustainability Report, outlining the Company's environmental and social performance.

Cabot® Creamery Cooperative To ‘Reward Volunteers’ Again In 2013

Reward Volunteers 3.0 Has Launched; Cabot Hopes to More Than Double Its Effectiveness in the Third Phase of the Program
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Cabot, VT, March 15, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Following a successful Phase Two launch of Reward Volunteers last August, Cabot Creamery - the New England and upstate New York farm-family owned dairy cooperative best known as “The Maker’s of the World’s Best Cheddar” - has expanded and re-launched Reward Volunteers 3.0. The program, a free computer widget and easy-to-use mobile app for iPhone, enables individuals and organizations to track the time they spend volunteering in their communities.

Challenge Accepted: Helping Female Veterans Find a Safe Place to Call Home

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Just last week, The New York Times featured an article on the growing challenges for female veterans as they transition back into civilian life. It was a good reminder of the oftentimes forgotten mental and physical effects of war that remain with female military members long after their service is over.

Holcim (US) and Aggregate Industries US Celebrates Centennial with Year-Long Community Service Initiative

Employees Respond with Dedication and Vigor to Together for Communities
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WALTHAM, Mass., Feb. 27, 2013 /3BL Media /PRNewswire/ -- Holcim (US) (www.holcim.us), one of the nation's leading manufacturers and suppliers of cement and mineral components, and Aggregate Industries US (www.aggregate-us.com), a Holcim Group Company, celebrated the centennial anniversary of their parent company, Holcim Ltd in 2012. To mark the milestone, the company launched Together for Communities, an initiative in which employees led local volunteer projects.

Community Impact Grants: Rolling Up Sleeves...Rejuvenating Communities

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At The Home Depot Foundation, we understand the impact of hard work and sweat equity. We live it every day through Team Depot.  We also understand the value of neighbors giving up their time, rolling up their shirtsleeves and getting dirty to improve their community. Each year, we support these special neighborhood efforts through our Community Impact Grants.

Amway One by One Inducted to the PRNews 2013 CSR Hall of Fame

The Amway One by One Campaign for Children was recognized in Washington DC by PRNews with the CSR Hall of Fame Award
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Amway One by One receives CSR 2013 Hall of Fame Award!

In honor of all of our efforts globally, the Amway One by One Campaign for Children was recognized in Washington DC by PR news with the CSR Hall of Fame Award.  

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