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When a Financial Institution Takes a Stand on Corporate Citizenship

by Laura K. Wise
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The financial services industry is one in particular where a commitment to a triple bottom line is most critical. In leading up to 3BL Forum: Brands Taking Stands – The Long Viewlater this month, TriplePundit sat down with Andrea Barrack, Vice President of Global Corporate Citizenship at TD Bank, to talk about the stand that TD has taken to be the best corporate citizen possible.

Ebook | The Biggest Threats to Your Corporate Philanthropy Initiatives

Know the fast-emerging CSR risks – and how to respond to them.
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How can bad things happen to programs that are all about doing good? It’s an unfortunate fact of doing CSR work in a changing and volatile world. It takes a nimble, agile approach to stay ahead of them.

The UPS Foundation Expands Its Disaster Relief Network for Hurricane Michael and Indonesia Earthquake Committing $1.5 Million

Contributes immediate and long-term recovery assistance through a network of public-private partnerships
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ATLANTA, October 12, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The UPS Foundation today announced a $1.5 million commitment to support relief and recovery efforts for the earthquake/tsunami in Indonesia and Hurricane Michael in Florida. Through a combination of cash grants, in-kind transportation movements and technical expertise, The UPS Foundation, in collaboration with its disaster relief partners, will provide urgent relief, as well as support for long-term needs ranging from rebuilding to personal and financial recovery assistance.

Walmart, Walmart Foundation, Sam’s Club and Foundation For The Carolinas Announce $2.5 million to Assist with Hurricane Michael Relief and Recovery

Donations and needed supplies to assist organizations leading Michael relief efforts
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BENTONVILLE, Ark., October 12, 2018 /3BL Media/ – In response to the devastation caused by Hurricane Michael, Walmart, Sam’s Club, and the Walmart Foundation are committing up to $1.5 million of cash and in-kind support for relief and recovery. In addition, $1 million from the Walmart 2018 Hurricane Relief Fund held at Foundation For The Carolinas will support Red Cross efforts for those most impacted in Florida, Georgia and the Carolinas.   

Supporting the Troops in Las Vegas

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Each month, the Las Vegas United Service Organizations (USO) hosts two Deployed Family Dinners for spouses and children who have a family member that is actively deployed. The USO Las Vegas helps provide a home away from home and a sense of community for more than 32,200 active duty troops, more than 4,700 National Guard personnel, Reservist, and their families based in Southern Nevada.

Sands Cares Ambassadors Provide Support Before and After Typhoon Mangkhut

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In response to the Macau Civic and Municipal Affairs Bureau (IACM) calling on the Macao community to help alleviate damage throughout the city caused by Typhoon Mangkhut, 60 volunteers from Sands China Ltd.’s (SCL) Sands Cares Ambassador program helped clean up Hac Sa beach, where they disposed of branches, debris, and helped shovel displaced sand back onto the beach.  The company’s recovery work remains ongoing, and is part of Sands Cares, the global

Celebrating 10 Years of Comcast NBCUniversal’s Beyond School Walls

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In 2008, eight-year-old Alize Delgado had spent almost no time outside of his North Philadelphia neighborhood. That changed as he stepped off his yellow school bus and into the Comcast Center as a member of the first “class” of students matched to Comcast employee mentors through the John Alchin Big Brothers Big Sisters Beyond School Walls program. 

Sysco Employees Provide Nearly 100,000 Meals During Hunger Action Month

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September was Hunger Action Month! Associates at our Enclave and Cypress campuses were given the opportunity to volunteer with various hunger organizations across the Houston area.

Relief Efforts for Indonesia: How You Can Help

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On September 28, a 7.5 magnitude earthquake hit areas outside the city of Palu on Sulawesi island in Indonesia. The earthquake also triggered a tsunami with waves as high as 6 meters. We are all deeply saddened and concerned to see the destruction and loss of life caused by these tragic events. As of Wednesday morning, the death toll had climbed to over 1,400 people, with an additional 70,000 displaced from homes, and thousands more injured. Food, water, fuel, and medicine has been slow to reach the hardest-hit areas, with many roads broken and split open.

Owens-Illinois Honored as 2018 Recipient of Keep America Beautiful’s Vision for America Award

Chief Executive Officer, Andres Lopez, Accepts Prestigious Award for Commitment to Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility at Gala Dinner
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STAMFORD, Conn. and PERRYSBURG, Ohio, October 11, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s iconic community improvement nonprofit organization, honored Owens-Illinois, Inc. (NYSE: OI) as the 2018 Vision for America Award recipient at the organization’s annual gala award dinner on Wednesday, Oct. 10, at the Grand Hyatt in New York City.

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