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Los Angeles Becomes the Largest “Fair Trade City” in North America

City Council Passed Resolution Promoting Fair Trade Availability, Growth and Education, Making it the 46th Fair Trade City in the Country
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OAKLAND, Calif., September 14, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Fair Trade USA® is pleased to announce that the Los Angeles City Council has voted to become an official Fair Trade City, celebrate World Fair Trade Day every year on the second Saturday in May, and take the necessary steps to include Fair Trade principles in City purchasing.

Webinar: What 2020 & Beyond Holds for Energy & Sustainability

Thu, Jun 25, 2020 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM EDT
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Progress on energy and sustainability was at an all-time high in 2019, but how will that momentum fare in a new decade—and under radical new circumstances? To find out, we partnered with GreenBiz to survey global energy and sustainability professionals.

Join Bill Brewer, VP of Global Supply and Sustainability Operations at Schneider Electric as he shares insights from more than 260 energy and sustainability professionals and discusses what progress, disruptions, and opportunities companies can expect in the coming decade.

During our free webinar, you’ll learn how:

Global Citizen and the European Commission Announce Global Goal: Unite for Our Future - the Concert Hosted by Dwayne Johnson on June 27

Global Broadcast Special to Combat the Disproportionate Impact of COVID-19 on Marginalized Communities; Global Citizens Call on World Leaders to Make COVID-19 Tests, Therapeutics and Vaccines Available for Everyone, Everywhere
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  • Global Goal: Unite for Our Future—The Concert Broadcast Special to Air Saturday, June 27, 2020 Following Global Goal: Unite for Our Future—The Summit 
  • Hosted by Dwayne Johnson Global Goal: ‘Unite for Our Future—The Concert’ to Include Performances by Shakira, Coldplay, Usher, Jennifer Hudson, Miley Cyrus, Justin Bieber and Quavo, J Balvin, Chloe x Halle, Yemi Alade, and Christine and the Queens 
  • Co-Hosted by European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen ‘Unite for Our Future—The Concert’ to Include Appearances by Chris Rock, Hugh Jackman, Kerry Washington, Charlize Theron, Forest Whitaker, David Beckham, Derrick Johnson, Salma Hayek Pinault, Billy Porter, Diane Kruger, Antoni Porowski, Ken Jeong, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Olivia Colman and Opal Tometi
  • ‘Global Goal: Unite for Our Future—The Summit’ to Provide Platform for Governments, Corporate Leaders, and Philanthropists to Make Commitments Toward the Equitable Distribution of COVID-19 Tools and Treatments Worldwide 
  • Campaign Supported by Foundation Partners Bloomberg Philanthropies, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Wellcome Trust, and Corporate Partners Citi, Procter & Gamble, SAP, Verizon and Vodafone
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  • Global Goal: Unite for Our Future—The Concert Broadcast Special to Air Saturday, June 27, 2020 Following Global Goal: Unite for Our Future—The Summit 
  • Hosted by Dwayne Johnson Global Goal: ‘Unite for Our Future—The Concert’ to Include Performances by Shakira, Coldplay, Usher, Jennifer Hudson, Miley Cyrus, Justin Bieber and Quavo, J Balvin, Chloe x Halle, Yemi Alade, and Christine and the Queens 
  • Co-Hosted by European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen ‘Unite for Our Future—The Concert’ to Include Appearances by Chris Rock, Hugh Jackman, Kerry Washington, Charlize Theron, Forest Whitaker, David Beckham, Derrick Johnson, Salma Hayek Pinault, Billy Porter, Diane Kruger, Antoni Porowski, Ken Jeong, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Olivia Colman and Opal Tometi
  • ‘Global Goal: Unite for Our Future—The Summit’ to Provide Platform for Governments, Corporate Leaders, and Philanthropists to Make Commitments Toward the Equitable Distribution of COVID-19 Tools and Treatments Worldwide 
  • Campaign Supported by Foundation Partners Bloomberg Philanthropies, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Wellcome Trust, and Corporate Partners Citi, Procter & Gamble, SAP, Verizon and Vodafone

Companies Continue Steps to Address Racial Inequality; Celebrate Juneteenth

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Over the past few weeks, we have reported on how companies are addressing the growing demand for social justice through communications and, more importantly, action. Americans are making it loud and clear that now is the time for change.

National Trust for Historic Preservation and American Express Announce First-Ever “Virtual Preservation Month”

These 31 days of experiences help people at home enjoy the beauty and comfort of historic places
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The National Trust for Historic Preservation, in partnership with financial supporter American Express, has opened a window to the world of adventure during Preservation Month this May.

Charity: Food

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During the COVID-19 pandemic crisis, the issue of food security for vulnerable communities and frontline responders has taken on increased relevance and importance. There are hundreds of nonprofit organizations that are working in this critical area around the world, and their efforts are to be congratulated, appreciated and supported by all of us. Here are five organizations that are responding in herculean ways to combat food insecurity and help those most in need during this health crisis:

On #GivingTuesdayNow, American Express is Expanding Its Global Support in the Fight Against COVID-19

Press Release

NEW YORK, May 5, 2020 /3BL Media/ - On #GivingTuesdayNow, we’re proud to recognize and support the heroic efforts of organizations, essential workers and others who are putting in countless hours to care for and provide relief to communities impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

At the start of this crisis, American Express mobilized quickly to back nonprofits leading the charge to provide protective equipment to frontline healthcare workers, research and develop vaccines and treatments, and feed communities impacted by COVID-19. 

American Express, Hilton and World Central Kitchen Partner to Support Frontline Healthcare Workers with Daily Meals

Program feeds frontline healthcare professionals staying for free in rooms donated by Hilton and American Express and enables some furloughed restaurant staff to return to work in Los Angeles, New York City and Washington, D.C.
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May 5, 2020 /3BL Media/ - American Express (NYSE:AXP) and Hilton (NYSE:HLT) recently teamed up to donate up to 1 million hotel room nights to medical professionals on the frontlines fighting COVID-19. Since April, hundreds of thousands of room nights have been booked.

Olympic Solidarity Increases Its Support to National Olympic Committees for Their Preparation for and Participation in Tokyo 2020 by USD 25.3 Million

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TO RESPOND TO THE SPECIFIC NEEDS INCURRED BY THE POSTPONEMENT OF THE OLYMPIC GAMES TOKYO 2020, OLYMPIC SOLIDARITY HAS INCREASED THE BUDGET ALLOCATED TO THE PROGRAMME NAMED IOC SUBSIDIES FOR THE PARTICIPATION OF NATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEES (NOCS) IN THE OLYMPIC GAMES FROM USD 46.7M TO USD 57M.

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TO RESPOND TO THE SPECIFIC NEEDS INCURRED BY THE POSTPONEMENT OF THE OLYMPIC GAMES TOKYO 2020, OLYMPIC SOLIDARITY HAS INCREASED THE BUDGET ALLOCATED TO THE PROGRAMME NAMED IOC SUBSIDIES FOR THE PARTICIPATION OF NATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEES (NOCS) IN THE OLYMPIC GAMES FROM USD 46.7M TO USD 57M.

In Times of Uncertainty, Plant a Tree

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Each April, we see profound symbolism embedded in Arbor Day celebrations across the country. When we come together to plant trees, we collectively envision the world our grandchildren will inhabit - cleaner, safer, and more beautiful than the one we ourselves inherited.

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