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Benevity Announces Steven Woods as Incoming Chief Technology Officer

Leading Corporate Purpose Platform Continues to Invest in Growth
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CALGARY, Alberta, May 7, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Benevity, Inc., the leading global provider of corporate social responsibility and employee engagement software, today announced that Steven Woods will be joining the executive team as Chief Technology Officer, effective June 1, 2020. Steven will be based in Toronto leading a technology team of more than 200 development, product management, analytics and enterprise platform professionals that spans Benevity’s Calgary, Victoria and Toronto offices.

Blue Herons’ Home on the Lake Protected From Erosion

Duke Energy is collaborating with the North Carolina Wildlife Federation to save Lake Norman’s largest heron rookery
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From a distance, Heron Island looks like any of the 100 islands on Lake Norman, north of Charlotte, N.C. As its nickname suggests, however, this strip of land is home to between 60 and 80 great blue heron nests, the largest collection of herons anywhere on the 32,000-acre lake.

These heron nests were in danger – the island has been eroding due to waves generated by increasing boat traffic and heavy storms.

WATCH: Together We Are We

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Healing a world turned upside down by COVID-19 will require all of us — companies, governments, individuals and nonprofits — to work together. Since March, purpose-driven companies and their people donated $640 million dollars to more than 79,000 different causes and gave 786,000 hours of their time and completed 53,000 small acts of Goodness. 
 
And it doesn't stop here. 
 
 
 
 

Delivering PPE to the Front Lines in Louisiana

International Paper Donates Boxes to LSU PPE Production Effort
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In April, Louisiana State University (LSU) began large-scale production of personal protective equipment (PPE) as part of its statewide response to support medical professionals on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic. International Paper provided 800 corrugated boxes to assist with the safe transportation of the PPE.

Give to Schneider Electric's Tomorrow Rising Fund on Giving Tuesday

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Today May 5 is #GivingTuesdayNow –  a global day of giving and unity that will take place as an emergency response to the unprecedented need caused by COVID-19. Many of you are familiar with GivingTuesday, a United Nations initiative; an international day of charitable giving for our communities. Originally scheduled for December 1 this year, Giving Tuesday will have an extra edition on May 5. We invite all of you to take this opportunity to promote our #TomorrowRising fund.

Seven Key Issues Affecting Women and Girls During the COVID-19 Pandemic—and What You Can Do About Them

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Although the COVID-19 pandemic has affected millions around the world, few groups have been as negatively impacted as women. FSG's latest blog outlines seven key issues disproportionately affecting women and girls, and provides guidance for how individuals and organizations can minimize gender inequities exacerbated by the pandemic.

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

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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. 

Bechtel Group Foundation Establishes Bechtel COVID-19 Relief Fund in Partnership with GlobalGiving

Collaboration with the global crowdfunding nonprofit will direct $3 million to communities fighting the coronavirus pandemic
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RESTON, Va., May 5, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The Bechtel Group Foundation will donate $3 million to communities across the world coping with the coronavirus pandemic, in partnership with the crowdfunding nonprofit GlobalGiving. The newly established Bechtel COVID-19 Relief Fund will support local nonprofit organizations that provide vital services to people in areas where Bechtel Corporation maintains offices and project sites.

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.

International Paper dona cajas a The Global FoodBanking Network para responder a la COVID-19 en México

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. – de mayo 7 de 2020 – /3BL Media/ International Paper (Bolsa de Nueva York [New York Stock Exchange, NYSE]: IP) está tomando medidas para afrentar el hambre y otras necesidades esenciales de la comunidad durante la pandemia del COVID-19. Como el líder mundial de productos renovables de papel, pulpa y empaques de fibra, IP se ha comprometido a donar cientos de miles de cajas de cartón corrugado a The Global FoodBanking Network (GFN) para apoyar las comunidades más vulnerables del mundo.

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