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ON Semiconductor Helps Inspire Future Scientists Through Decade-Long Giving Partnership with the Gulf of Maine Research Institute

by Candaice Robetoy, CSR Intern
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ON Semiconductor is passionate about the communities in which we do business. Through our giving program, we continuously look for ways to be better neighbors and stewards of the planet. As fervent supporters of STEM/STEAM based education and its immense impact on children's interests and motivation to pursue education and careers in these fields, ON Semiconductor was thrilled to collaborate with the Gulf of Maine Research Institute (GMRI) to help fund the LabVenture Experience.

Global Citizen: Powering the Movement to End Poverty

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The following is an excerpt from Cisco’s 2019 CSR report. To find out more or read the full report, click here.

As a technology company, we have a powerful opportunity to create an inclusive future by sharing our skills and capabilities with others. Through a new partnership with international antipoverty organization Global Citizen, we’re equipping young people with the tools to make a difference.

Aflac's Dan Amos Inspires $6M in Annual Employee Contributions to Child Cancer Research

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By Janet Jones Kendall  – Contributing Writer

Aflac CEO Dan Amos and his wife Kathelen made a $3 million commitment to the Atlanta community by creating the Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.

That was in 1995, and Amos didn't stop there. He challenged his independent sales force at Aflac by offering a matching donation for the money they raised as a team.

Arrow Electronics Employees Sponsor Donation Drive for REMAR Mexico Shelter

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CENTENNIAL, Colo., February 21, 2020 /3BL Media/– Employees in Arrow Electronics’ Guadalajara, Mexico operations sponsored a donation drive for the REMAR Occidente Shelter that provides essential services for women and children. 

About 25 Arrow employees organized and supported the drive, which resulted in the donation of food, clothing and four laptops, benefitting 60 children. The employees delivered the supplies, installed the computers and hosted a party for the shelter’s residents. 

Nevada Homeless Alliance Sponsor of the Year Sands Cares Helps the Organization Provide for Those in Need

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The Nevada Homeless Alliance (NHA) organizes Project Homeless Connect, a series of service events bringing providers together in a single place to help those in need in the local Las Vegas community. With the assistance of Sands Cares, recently honored as the NHA Sponsor of the Year, the organization is able to better deliver on its mission.

Keep America Beautiful Recognizes Community Organizations and Volunteers with National Awards at 2020 National Conference

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STAMFORD, Conn., February 20, 2020 /3BL Media/ – More than 80 community organizations and individuals, including leaders from the Keep America Beautiful® community-based affiliate network and other partner organizations, were recognized at the Keep America Beautiful 2020 National Awards Ceremony, which took place during the recent Keep America Beautiful National Conference in Memphis, Tennessee.

Sands is Founding Sponsor of Women’s Hospitality Initiative

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In Las Vegas, a new program is launching to help more women achieve leadership positions within the culinary and restaurant fields in the hospitality industry, with the support of Sands and other Las Vegas area partners. The Women’s Hospitality Initiative (WHI) seeks to accelerate both the career development and advancement of women working in the industry, through advocacy, networking events and more. Sands, through our charitable giving and community engagement program Sands Cares, is a founding funding sponsor.

University of Ottawa AI Initiative Investigates Inclusion, Regulation

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A few years ago, a video of people using an automated hand soap dispenser — an otherwise mundane daily activity — went viral. The reason it caught attention: When one person put a hand under the sensor, the soap came out right away. But when a second person did it, the dispenser didn’t work at all.

American Express Ranked Ninth on Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For List

Recognition reflects American Express' commitment to continuously invest in our colleagues and supporting their development.
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February 18, 2020 /3BL Media/ - American Express has been ranked ninth on the 2020 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® list in the U.S., a recognition of the company’s continuous focus on enhancing the colleague experience. The ranking, which was determined based on feedback from employees, demonstrates our deep commitment to creating a culture of inclusion and diversity, and providing engaging and meaningful experiences that enable all colleagues to reach their full potential.

Introducing the Initiative Empowering Students to Be Vape Free

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As kids grow up, they’re faced with the increased responsibility on how to make healthy choices. It starts with little decisions, like picking out an after-school snack, or which sport they want to play, and eventually leads to bigger decisions like college or a career path. As adults, we try our best to arm them with the right information and skills so they can make informed choices. But right now, young people across the U.S. are facing an incredibly consequential life decision with little or no helpful information to guide them, and sometimes even with disinformation.

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