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Greater Twin Cities United Way and Medtronic Join Forces to Advance Health Equity in Minnesota

SOURCE: Medtronic DESCRIPTION: MINNEAPOLIS, August 20, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Greater Twin Cities United Way today strengthened their long-standing commitment to improving the health and well-being of Twin Cities’ communities by teaming up with Medtronic Philanthropy on a new partnership … Continue reading

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Connections Matter in Mexico’s Northern Border Region

SOURCE: Cisco Systems Inc. DESCRIPTION: In Monterrey, Mexico, deep economic and social gaps separate rich from poor, educated from uneducated, legal from illegal. In 2008, the city started experiencing violence related to turf battles between warring drug cartels. Drug use … Continue reading

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How Kleenex, Quaker Oats, and H&M are Embracing CSR in Back-to-School Campaigns

by Chris Daniels SOURCE: H&M DESCRIPTION: In the fashion industry, H&M North America is working with charity KIDS/Fashion Delivers on its back-to-school campaign. From August 21 to September 3, the retailer will give a new item of denim apparel to … Continue reading

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A Heart for Humanitarian Efforts

Being part of a global community that stands up for humanity isn’t everyone’s mission, but for one Ph.D. in Psychology student at Walden University, it’s her destiny. SOURCE: Walden University SUMMARY: Walden University doctoral student Courtney Skiera focuses her humanitarian … Continue reading

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Window World of Pittsburgh Partners with Nonprofit Volunteers of America to Support Important Program that Promotes Safe After-School Environments and Healthy Communities

Window World of Pittsburgh Employees Volunteer To Hand Out Free Backpacks to Underserved Students SOURCE: EcoMedia DESCRIPTION: August 19, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Window World of Pittsburgh, a franchise of Window World, Inc.®, America’s largest replacement window and home remodeling … Continue reading

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A Commitment to the Future Workforce

Toyota West Virginia Pledges $1 Million to Prepare Students for High-Demand Jobs SOURCE: Toyota DESCRIPTION: SOUTH CHARLESTON, W. Va., August 19, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Last spring, Dr. Jo Harris had a hunch. As president of the newly formed BridgeValley Community … Continue reading

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McKinsey to Present Their Joint Initiative with CPPIB 'Focusing Capital on the Long Term' at ES&G Forum 2014

SOURCE: Canadian Business for Social Responsibility (CBSR) DESCRIPTION: ES&G Forum 2014: Non-financial performance… A missed opportunity? September 23, 2014 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada This year, the ES&G Forum will start with an overview of relevant research on the topic from … Continue reading

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Working Inside the Business to Achieve Social Change

SOURCE: GlaxoSmithKline DESCRIPTION: I recently returned from Aspen, Colorado, where I attended the first meeting of the Aspen Institute’s First Mover Fellows. The venue and program were outstanding, but by far the most impressive aspect was the cohort – an … Continue reading

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