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Channel 2 WSB-TV and The Trust For Public Land Launch Atlanta’s 2017 Cox Conserves Heroes Awards Program

$20,000 to be donated to local environmental nonprofits
Press Release

ATLANTA, July 10, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Channel 2 WSB-TV, in partnership with The Trust for Public Land, today launched Atlanta’s 2017 Cox Conserves Heroes to honor local environmental volunteers.

Nominations for volunteers who are creating, preserving or enhancing outdoor spaces are being accepted at wsbtv.com/coxconservesheroes through 5 p.m. on August 21.

Eligibility Criteria

Golfers Tee Off in De Beers Group Tournament

Top golfers from three South African countries have competed in a tournament sponsored by the Debmarine Namdeb Foundation to the tune of N$200,000 (US$15,500).
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Twenty-four professional and 14 amateur golfers from Namibia, South Africa and Zambia battled for the top honours at the Namdeb Sperrgebiet Open. It was played over 54 holes on three days (9-11 June) in Oranjemund.

The Foundation sponsored the event as part of its social commitment to sports development in Namibia.

Hafeni Nghinamwaami, Golf Director of the Namibia Golf Tour, said the country had about 29 professional players and the tour would give them an opportunity to collect enough points for entry into top competitions in the region.

Finalists Named for Arizona’s 2017 Cox Conserves Heroes Program, Public Asked to Vote

Program to donate $20,000 to environmental nonprofits in Arizona
Press Release

PHOENIX, July 10, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Cox Communications and The Trust for Public Land are recognizing volunteers who are creating, preserving or enhancing shared outdoor spaces. Finalists for Arizona’s Cox Conserves Heroes program were announced today, and the public is being asked to vote for the winner now through August 7. To vote, visit CoxConservesHeroes.com and select the Arizona area.

De Beers Group's New Scheme Incubates Wannabe Entrepreneurs

A programme to help budding entrepreneurs benefit from a good start in life has been launched at a De Beers Group Zimele business hub in South Africa.
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Thirty-six people from the areas around Voorspoed mine have been identified for the programme, run by TrioPlus Development, a specialist mentoring and training company that focuses on small, micro and medium enterprises.

The Entrepreneurial Incubation Programme in Kroonstad, which kicked off with a four-day workshop, was for people with a business idea with a good chance of success.

HP Inc. Commits to Enhancing Education for More Than 100 Million People by 2025

Company Pledges More Than $20 Million to Enable Better Learning Outcomes, Helping Break the Cycle of Poverty in Underserved Communities
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News highlights

  • HP commits over $20 million in technology, training, R&D and funding contributions to enable better learning outcomes for more than 100 million people between 2015-2025
  • HP will continue to bring education directly to people in underserved communities through programs like HP LIFE, HP World on Wheels and HP Learning Studios
  • HP is working with governments and policymakers to better map learning to employment
Press Release

News highlights

  • HP commits over $20 million in technology, training, R&D and funding contributions to enable better learning outcomes for more than 100 million people between 2015-2025
  • HP will continue to bring education directly to people in underserved communities through programs like HP LIFE, HP World on Wheels and HP Learning Studios
  • HP is working with governments and policymakers to better map learning to employment

A New Era of Culture as Everything

Lessons from Uber, Lyft and Hewlett Packard Enterprise
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By Benevity Founder & CEO Bryan de Lottinville

Carnival Corporation's Carnival Cruise Line And Houston Texans Gear Up For 'Summer Kickoff' Event with The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston

Event Included Gridiron Activities Led by Houston Texans Players, On-Site Build-A-Bear Workshop and $10,000 Donation from Carnival to Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston
Press Release

Carnival Cruise Line and the Houston Texans teamed up to host the first-ever Summer Kickoff event recently with a variety of fun activities for kids at the Havard Boys & Girls Club in Houston.

The event also included a $10,000 donation from Carnival Cruise Line to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston. Additionally, for every Houston Texans Bear sold at a Build-A-Bear Workshop stores in the Houston area during the month of July, a portion of the proceeds will go to the Boys & Girls Clubs.

Employees' Power to Drive Social Impact is Good for Business

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Eileen Howard Boone is Senior Vice President of Corporate Social Responsibility and Philanthropy for CVS Health, and President of the CVS Health Foundation. She is responsible for formulating the strategic positioning of the company’s corporate social responsibility platform and leading the company’s corporate philanthropic programs.

Collected Insights Offer a Strategic Roadmap for Companies as They Respond to New Global Challenges

A new compendium of data and research guides stronger, more responsive relationship between companies and stakeholders
Press Release

NEW YORK, June 27, 2017 /3BL Media/ — Further reinforcing trends seen over the last six months, CECP: The CEO Force for Good has drawn together its current research base to develop a series of insights designed to help guide companies as they shape their social strategies, which have gained new global importance given the unique role they are suited to play in this time of sociopolitical uncertainty.

Barclays | Leading Questions: Kathleen Britain

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Kathleen Britain was raised in California and joined Barclays in 2005, from the wealth management arm of Wachovia Bank (now Wells Fargo) in New York. Britain was appointed Head of Charities for Barclays in 2016, having previously been Barclays Head of Citizenship for UK and Europe. She has strong personal links to the charity sector, serving as a trustee for the National AIDS Trust, Stop The Traffik, and the Stephenson Academy.

What is your role at Barclays and how did you get here?

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