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Duke Energy Named One of Fortune’s ‘World’s Most Admired Companies’ for Third Consecutive Year

Company continues to execute a customer-focused strategy that is guiding its investments and delivering value to customers
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CHARLOTTE, N.C., January 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ – After a year in which the company continued providing cleaner energy to its customers, shifting to more flexible, low- and no-carbon sources while maintaining high reliability and rates below the national average, Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) has been named to Fortune magazine’s 2020 list of the World’s Most Admired Companies for the third year in a row. Duke Energy was ranked 5th among gas and electric utilities. 

Gilead Earns 100% Score on HRC Corporate Equality Index for Third Consecutive Year

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We’re proud to share that, for the third consecutive year, we’ve earned a 100% score on the @HRC Corporate Equality Index.

Learn more about the annual survey, which aims to advance best practices for LGBTQ workplace inclusion: http://hrc.org/cei

Davos 2020: Werner Baumann (Bayer) on Sustainable Growth

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On the final day of the World Economic Forum,  Jörg Eigendorf of Deutsche Bank interviewed Bayer AG CEO Werner Baumann about the key takeaways from the forum and what's next.

Baumann says: "We can be a systemic force for good - and sustainability itself can become a new driver of growth and prosperity."

Watch the interview here.

CBRE Supports ABA Well-being Pledge

Firm holds Well-being Symposium for lawyers and staff
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LOS ANGELES, January 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ - CBRE Group, Inc. announced that its in-house legal team has signed the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Well-being Pledge during its first-ever Legal Well-being Symposium on January 16, 2020. The pledge is part of a broader national campaign launched by the ABA Working Group to Advance Well-being in the Legal Profession to address the profession’s high rates of mental health distress and substance abuse and help legal employers support healthy work environments.

How One NGO Helps Farmers Use Mobile Phones to Invest in a Better Harvest

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This is the third article in a series of blog posts that describe how Cisco enables nonprofits to maximize technology for greater scale and impact. Our introduction to the series is available here. To read more articles in the series, click here. Stay tuned for next week’s post on how a nonprofit that focuses on education uses technology to scale.

We Are Citizen Philanthropists – Learning Through Service

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Every waterfall begins with a single drop of water. That’s the idea behind VMware’s Citizen Philanthropy approach to giving—VMware’s waterfall of impact is the result of the collective actions of VMware people. Core to our ethos is the belief that we can all learn and grow through service. After contributing 40 hours of Service Learning in a calendar year, VMware employees are eligible to recommend a VMware Foundation grant to their nonprofit of choice.

Merck for Mothers Launches New Report: Innovative Financing For Better Maternal Health Outcomes

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The cost to end preventable maternal deaths by 2030 is an estimated $115.5 billion, according to the United Nations Population Fund. With just $11.9 billion in development assistance coming to 120 priority countries over the next 10 years, that leaves a $103.4 billion investment gap. 

Innovating Incredible: FrontDoor

Keeping the needs of nonprofits at the forefront.
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The vision for FrontDoor was born during the first-ever CyberGrants Nonprofit Council meeting in 2017. When asked what would be the most impactful thing that we could work on together in the next 12 months, those in attendance agreed that a single point of entry – i.e. a “front door for CyberGrants” – should make the biggest difference in a nonprofit’s daily activities.

IBMers Serving Others: Honoring the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

By Tia Silas
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“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: what are you doing for others?”

It is one of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s most well known quotes and a guiding light for the volunteer activities that many in the United States take part in for Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Fortune Names Merck One of the 2020 World’s Most Admired Companies

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Merck was named one of the 'World’s Most Admired Companies' by Fortune magazine. The publication ​​ranked Merck among its 'All-Star' companies. ​

Among all 680 companies in 30 countries and 52 industry sectors, Merck was listed as the No. 2 most admired company in the pharmaceutical industry, receiving top scores in the areas of innovation, social responsibility and quality of products and services. 

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