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The company donates all processing fees from Paycheck Protection Program to nonprofits helping entrepreneurs, minority-owned businesses

Press Release from in Finance & Investment
Jul 9, 2020 2:00 PM ET

SAN FRANCISCO, July 9, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Following an April 2020 industry-leading commitment to donate all gross processing fees from the Paycheck Protection Program, Wells Fargo unveiled today the details of an approximately $400 million effort to help small businesses impacted by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic keep their doors open, retain employees, and rebuild.

Call on oil and gas companies operating in the Commonwealth to support proposal to cut emissions by 75,000 tons per year, reduce air pollution and capture lost fuel

Press Release from in Environment
Jul 9, 2020 1:50 PM ET

July 9, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Today, a group of 50 institutional investors representing US $4 trillion in assets under management issued a statement of support for a strong final regulation to reduce air pollution and methane emissions proposed by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP).

Norton Small Business helps East African Community Services inspire families to achieve cradle to career success

Blog from in Philanthropy
Jul 9, 2020 1:05 PM ET

Product donation is one way NortonLifeLock supports the nonprofit community. In FY20 alone Norton product donations have helped more than 10,000 nonprofits and public libraries, with a product retail value of over $2.2 million, solve today’s biggest security challenges and protect against the ever-evolving threat landscape.

This version of this article originally appeared on the TechSoup Blog.

Press Release from in Philanthropy
Jul 9, 2020 1:05 PM ET

What do 633 disability leaders from 29 countries spanning six out of seven continents have in common? 100% believe that organizations led by people with disabilities are left out of disaster relief funding from foundations, corporations and governments.

Limbitless Solutions builds self-confidence and independence in kids with limb differences.

Article from in Health and Wellness
Jul 9, 2020 12:00 PM ET

As a graduate student in mechanical engineering at the University of Central Florida (UCF), Albert Manero always wanted to use his engineering skills to change the world. One morning in 2013, he caught a glimpse of how he might do it.

“I heard a radio interview with a man who developed the first 3D-printed mechanical hand, shared his design, and essentially started a global movement of makers,” Manero says. “I was determined to help by bringing whatever skills and lab resources I could to the project.”

Multimedia with summary from in Environment
Jul 9, 2020 11:30 AM ET

Fifth Third’s Madisonville Campus in Cincinnati was the site of the Hamilton County Recycling and Solid Waste District’s annual Compost Bin Sale on June 27. COVID-19 protocols were put in place for the event, which included cars pulling up and volunteers placing pre-ordered compost bins or rain barrels in cars. The event followed a virtual training event held with the county in which 200 Fifth Third employees learned the how and why of backyard composting, part of the Bank’s efforts to encourage employees to enhance sustainability at home.

Press Release from in Health and Wellness
Jul 9, 2020 11:00 AM ET

PISCATAWAY, N.J., July 8, 2020 /3BL Media/ – LIXIL Americas and the Jersey City Rapid Maker Response Group (JCRMRG) today announced a partnership that will enable expanded production and distribution of face shields to first responders and medical workers in communities across the US battling COVID-19.

Blog from in Business & Trade
Jul 9, 2020 11:00 AM ET

As the International Aids Society Conference kicks off virtually this year, we sat down with three attendees, including activist and actress Laverne Cox, to talk about their groundbreaking work with HIV/AIDS in the midst of a global pandemic.

Article from in Health and Wellness
Jul 9, 2020 11:00 AM ET

“If we had relied solely on temperature and respiratory symptom screening for COVID-19, we would’ve put our people and patients at risk,” said Dr. Larisa Lucas, the Medical Director of several skilled nursing facilities that participated in the pilot. “Broad surveillance testing was especially critical early on to help us identify asymptomatic COVID patients so that we could prepare facilities for patient care and help staff protect themselves in their interactions with residents.”

The Midwest has long been a stronghold for wind. Here comes solar.

Article from in Energy
Jul 9, 2020 10:30 AM ET

by Emma Foehringer Merchant

Last week Midwest utility Alliant Energy, which delivers electricity in Wisconsin through its subsidiary Wisconsin Power and Light, made good on a 2019 commitment to significantly boost the amount of solar in its portfolio. The utility said it would purchase 675 megawatts in Wisconsin, upping the state’s existing total more than threefold.

Words by Amy Brown

Article from in Finance & Investment
Jul 9, 2020 10:10 AM ET

For Theresa Bedeau, senior manager for community development banking at Capital One, the racial wealth gap is not some distant concept — it’s personal. 

Company is transforming former coal mining sites into sustainable housing communities

Blog from in Green Building
Jul 9, 2020 9:40 AM ET

FISHERS, Ind., July 9, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Land Betterment Corporation (“Land Betterment” or the “Company”), an environmental solutions company fostering positive impact through upcycling former coal mining and industrial sites to create sustainable community development and job creation, is pleased to discuss its sustainable housing division, ekō, in more detail. 

Press Release from in Health and Wellness
Jul 9, 2020 8:00 AM ET

On Olympic Day, 23 June 2020, the International Olympic Committee, the United Nations and the World Health Organization launched a partnership to encourage individuals and communities around the world to take action so that we can all be #healthytogether.