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Over 50,000 People Across The Globe Are Calling on World Leaders to #ActTogether to End COVID

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We are working against the clock to beat this pandemic. Effective tests, treatments and vaccines are being developed as we speak — but world leaders need to work together to distribute them globally to save millions of lives.

Now, Global Citizens from across the world are taking a stand. Across 43 countries, Global Citizens have raised their voices in a powerful short video urging world leaders to make history and join forces to defeat the virus.

Mohawk's Employee Volunteers in Action

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As Mohawk grows around the world, we bring with us a legacy of commitment to the communities in which our manufacturing facilities are located — the same communities our employees and their families call home.

Visit MohawkSustainability.com to learn more about Mohawk's corporate philanthropic efforts and the important causes to which employees have volunteered their time.

Listening and Learning, Walmart Reopens Chicago Supercenters with a Community

By Keith Wyche, Vice President, Community Engagement & Support
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There’s a difference between existing in a community, and being part of one. At the core of that difference is a question: How well do you listen?

Since a wave of civil unrest shook the nation in June, we’ve been listening intently to the citizens of Chicago. And we’re making changes we’re proud of, to reflect the nature of a community we want to do more than just exist in.

Creativity is Good for Your Head

Vans Checkerboard Day to Donate Over $1 Million to Organizations That Support Mental Wellness
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An uninvited intruder crashed upon the globe this year and upended our lives. But something equally powerful has emerged to confront and counter the pandemic’s tumult. Human self-expression and creativity are flowing across the world, spurring a wave of much-needed uplift and connection. Through rupture comes resilience. Through uncertainty grows strength.

What is Vans Checkerboard Day?

Vans Checkerboard Day is the brand’s biggest annual give-back initiative.

The Truist Foundation Awards Purpose Built Communities $7 Million Grant

Grant to advance work to improve health outcomes, economic mobility and racial equity in neighborhoods throughout U.S.
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Watch Bill Rogers, president and chief operating officer, Truist Financial Corporation, and chairman of the board, Truist Foundation, and Shirley Franklin, executive chair of the board of directors, Purpose Built Communities, make the announcement about a $7 million Truist Foundation grant to Purpose Built Communities during the nonprofit’s 11th annual conference.

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Watch Bill Rogers, president and chief operating officer, Truist Financial Corporation, and chairman of the board, Truist Foundation, and Shirley Franklin, executive chair of the board of directors, Purpose Built Communities, make the announcement about a $7 million Truist Foundation grant to Purpose Built Communities during the nonprofit’s 11th annual conference.

Feeding Kids and Fueling Dreams During a Pandemic

Boys & Girls Clubs of America, a Truist Cares* grant recipient, continues to help underserved youth find comfort and hope when it’s needed most.
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How a Nonprofit Was Able to Reconnect With Their Mental Health Patients

A Truist Cares* grant is helping one of our community partners stay connected with one of our country’s most vulnerable populations.
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University of St. Michael's College President's Capstone Award Winners Celebrated

Winning projects focused on an innovative lifecycle perspective in mining, youth employment during COVID 19, and purpose enablement in responsible investing.
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TORONTO, November 18, 2020 /3BL Media/ - This week the University of St. Michael’s College is celebrating Student Capstone Projects, the summative exercise in the Diploma in Social Responsibility and Sustainability Program. These projects are designed to create positive social and environmental impact. This year’s winning projects focused on an innovative lifecycle perspective in mining, youth employment during COVID 19, and purpose enablement in responsible investing. 

We Are Cisco: Virtually Giving Back with CSAP

By Isaac Sharp, Account Manager, Cisco
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Being a Cisco employee luckily comes with many amazing perks for all staff to use throughout the year. In particular, a Cisco favourite is our ‘Give Back Days’ – we receive 40 hours each year where we can shut the computer lid, turn off emails, and come together as a team to work on projects close to our hears, and most importantly; giving back to our local communities. (Cisco even gave us an additional 10 hours this year!) 

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