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Truist Foundation Supports TreesCharlotte, Planting Trees at Local Schools

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Originally posted in TreesCharlotte's "The Leaflet - Fall 2020"

As the COVID-19 rains kicked in last spring, Truist Financial Corporation threw TreesCharlotte one heck of a life preserver: a surprise gift of $20,850 to salvage the end of our season. 

When the N.C. governor enacted shelter-in-place restrictions in March, TreesCharlotte had three major events stranded on the calendar: a pair of 200- plus tree plantings at Mallard Creek High and Parkside Elementary and the final Citywide TreeStore with nearly 1,000 trees to give away. 

Xylem Trains Employees on Humanitarian Disaster Response and Donates Emergency Kits to Partner Mercy Corps

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As natural disasters around the world become more frequent and cause greater damage, global water technology leader Xylem is furthering its commitment to humanitarian disaster response by providing training and resources to employee volunteers around the globe. An industry leader in providing commercial flooding and disaster prevention, mitigation and response to water operators and their communities, the company has expanded its humanitarian disaster relief efforts in recent years.

Building the Business Case for Technology

How to make your pitch pitch-perfect
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Your company is ready to embrace purpose. Now making the investment in the tools and technology you’ll need to support that journey is the next step.

Join Benevity on Oct. 29th for part two in a two-part webinar series*, and hear how purpose-driven companies RBC and Toyota North America successfully built the business case to adopt corporate purpose technology, proving that it’s a need-to-have, not a nice-to-have.

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International Paper Fiber Supply Manager Accepts Diversity Leadership Award

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ROME, Ga., Oct. 22, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Congratulations to Alex Singleton, fiber supply manager, Industrial Packaging’s Rome Containerboard Mill, for being recognized with the Diversity Leadership Award for the Society of American Foresters (SAF). This award honors an SAF member who displays the ability, talent and skill to lead innovative and exemplary diversity and inclusion efforts.

Booz Allen and the Elizabeth Dole Foundation: Data-Driven Solutions for Military Caregivers

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“Caregivers are not on the list of essential workers during the COVID crisis, but for our injured veterans and their families they are the most essential workers in the world.”

Where in the United States are military caregivers most likely to live? What are the health challenges they’re most likely to face in these communities?

VF Corporation Named One of America's Most JUST Companies by Forbes and JUST Capital

The Forbes JUST 100 recognizes companies doing right by all their stakeholders – workers, customers, communities, the environment, and shareholders – as defined by the American public
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DENVER, Oct. 22, 2020, /3BL Media/ - VF Corporation (NYSE: VFC), a global leader in branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories, recently announced that it was named one of America’s Most JUST Companies for its commitment to serving its workers, customers, communities, the environment, and shareholders.

Cummins’ Vision of the Worksite of the Future

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Take a look at how Cummins' sees the low-carbon future of power at construction sites, using new technology diesel, hybrids and electrification managed efficiently through connected connected technologies.

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Pro Bono Week 2020: Rebuilding Communities Together

Pro Bono Week is a global campaign that celebrates and activates pro bono service across all professions.
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By Lindsay Firestone Gruber, President & CEO of Taproot Foundation

The resiliency of our communities in 2020 has been nothing short of awe-inspiring. So many of you—our network of pro bono givers and receivers—have worked to move us forward in the face of countless crises. Now is the time for us to come together, bring our collective strengths to the table, and fuel the organizations doing the heavy lifting.

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana: Helping Everyday People Do Extraordinary Good

“Helping everyday people do extraordinary good” is how Blue Cross defines their Community Partnerships work, and they strive to live up to that goal.
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Taproot Foundation is highlighting the partnerships we need to Rebuild Our Communities—Together during Pro Bono Week 2020.

After Decades Of Deposits, It's Time For Withdrawals From The Bank Of Corporate Culture

If you wait until a crisis to build great culture, you'll be too late. Only time and consistency reveal genuine care and concern for employees—and they will, in turn, step up during hard times.
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by Teresa White

The public health crisis, economic downturn, a surge of racial tensions…2020 has been crisis upon crisis. Nothing this year is going according to last year’s expectations. It’s been a year of virtual meetings, agility and resilience and it’s times like these when you truly understand how brand strength is born of corporate culture.

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