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Arbor Day Foundation Enlists AT&T and DroneSeed to Accelerate Tree Plantings After Western Wildfires

Drones to plant 60,000 trees at rate six times faster and years earlier than traditional methods
Press Release

LINCOLN, Neb., April 22, 2021 /3BL Media/  – The Arbor Day Foundation (ADF) today announced it will accelerate the planting of over 60,000 trees through a collaboration with AT&T and DroneSeed to deploy drones across 300 acres of the western United States devasted by wildfires.

State Farm to Help Forests and Communities Recover Through Partnership With the Arbor Day Foundation

Press Release

LINCOLN, Neb., April 13, 2021 /3BL Media/ – State Farm, America’s largest auto and home insurer, is partnering with the Arbor Day Foundation to help restore areas that have been devastated by natural disasters across the country. These efforts will range from restoring natural forests that were affected by wildfires, hurricanes, and other natural disasters, to helping plant and distribute trees around local communities where natural disasters have created local challenges such as urban heat islands.

American Express Ranks 10th on Fortune's List of 100 Best Companies to Work For

This year’s ranking marks the company’s second consecutive year among the Top 10 companies on the list.
Press Release

NEW YORK, April 12, 2021 /3BL Media/ – American Express (NYSE: AXP) has ranked 10th on the 2021 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® list in the U.S., marking the company’s second consecutive year among the Top 10. This placement reflects American Express’ strong focus on backing colleagues and providing opportunities to learn, grow and have a meaningful and unique career journey.

How Packaging Innovation Can Help in Emergency Situations

by Fabrice Digonnet, Dow Global Project Leader
Blog

When disaster strikes, humanitarian aid workers around the world show us their hero-like capabilities. They organize and activate within hours, or even minutes. The obstacles they face to do their job are extreme and unpredictable.

Team Depot Tornado Relief Efforts Underway

Article

On Friday, March 26, Georgia experienced the strongest tornado it had seen in almost a decade. An EF-4 tornado hit Coweta County with 170-mph winds and severely impacted the city of Newnan. 

In response, Team Depot, the company’s associate volunteer force, took immediate action to assist with relief efforts. More than 200 disaster relief kits were packed on Friday with critical items like N95 masks, paper towels and gloves. Team Depot volunteers delivered them the next day to impacted homeowners and local first responders.

Water Mission and FedEx Team up to Help Honduras After 2020 Hurricanes

Blog

Guest blog courtesy of Water Mission

In November 2020, back-to-back Hurricanes Eta and Iota caused major devastation in Honduras, affecting more than 3 million people, about one-third of the country’s population.  Immediately following the storms, FedEx worked closely with Water Mission to provide people in remote areas of Honduras with access to safe water.

The CNH Industrial Foundation Supports Community Hit by Winter Storm

Article

The CNH Industrial Foundation is committed to supporting disaster relief initiatives. The community of Greenville, TX, which is home to a CNH Industrial parts distribution center, was greatly impacted by the recent winter storm.

Q&A with Keysight's Crisis Incident Commander — Response Efforts Are Part Preparation, Action, and Learning

By Michele Robinson-Pontbriand | Director Corporate Social Responsibility
Blog

As Keysight’s Director of Sustainability, Security, and Safety (SSS), Claire McCarthy's role includes being the company’s global incident commander for crises as they arise. That means that on top of her day-to-day job managing the company’s sustainability, security and safety programs worldwide, Claire steps into the frontlines when a crisis event occurs. While having engaged in multiple incidents throughout her career, she has been extremely busy over the last year.

CITGO Steps up After Severe Winter Storms Hit Texas, Louisiana

Press Release

March 12, 2021, /3BL Media/ - In the wake of severe, back-to-back mid-February winter storms that seriously impacted Texas and Louisiana, CITGO stepped up to provide ongoing support to affected communities. The intense, damaging storms prompted a major disaster declaration from the Federal Government, and both Texas and Louisiana declared emergencies in impacted counties.

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