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Prudential’s Data-Driven Approach to Engaging Middle Management Employees

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As one of Fortune’s (and Benevity’s) Most Admired Companies, Prudential has a social mission at the core of its business model—that everyone should have the opportunity to achieve financial security. They’ve committed over $1 billion to their hometown of Newark through initiatives like impact investments, grants to nonprofits and infrastructure projects. And even with great participation rates and rave feedback on their Goodness program, Prudential CARES, the company is continuously looking for ways to expand and improve by digging into the data.

Meet Tiger Tech: How an Elite Group of Middle Schoolers Became the Tech Teachers

When a tablet has issues at Armstrong Middle School, they call in Tiger Tech, a student-run IT department who show up armed with empathy
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This past September, Alyssa and Skylar stood at the front of the classroom, nervous as they faced their fellow students. It was device rollout day at Neil A. Armstrong Middle School and for the first time as newly assigned “Tiger Techs” they were in charge of teaching their classmates how to log on to — and care for — their tablets.

“There’s a lot of responsibility that comes with being a Tiger Tech,” says Alyssa. “A lot.”

Corporate Citizenship: Serving Our Communities, Employees, and Planet

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Since our founding, American Express has strived to be the world’s most respected service brand. Learn how this philosophy has shaped the way we support communities, engage our employees and protect our planet.

Amplifying Your Corporate Community Investment Program

How the right grants software can boost your corporate, social and employer brand with no additional budget
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While workplace giving, matching and volunteering programs are becoming bigger pieces of the CSR picture, large grants allow charities to implement programs and projects that are mission critical to advance their causes. However, as the landscape of community investment changes, so too does the opportunity to increase both the social and business ROI of grants.

Wells Fargo Bank Branches Become Holiday Food Banks

Wells Fargo kicks off a joint effort with United Way to fight hunger by collecting nonperishable food donations nationwide
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Wells Fargo is doubling as a food bank this holiday season in a joint effort with United Way to fight hunger.

From Nov. 28 to Dec. 30, approximately 5,900 Wells Fargo branches will serve as food donation centers, collecting nonperishable foods in specially marked bins as part of the Wells Fargo Holiday Food Bank.

A pop-up food bank tour will also make stops at 17 cities throughout the U.S. as part of the effort. Displays for the campaign will promote opportunities through United Way to volunteer, donate food, and learn more about hunger in the U.S.

Voya Financial Announces Third-Quarter 2017 Grant Recipients

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NEW YORK October 11, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA), today announced the nonprofit organizations that received grants in the third quarter of 2017 through Voya Foundation, the company’s charitable giving arm. Voya Foundation invests in programming to help foster healthy, sustainable communities and supports local and national nonprofits with missions that advance children’s education and financial resilience.

Below is a summary of third-quarter 2017 grants:

Boeing Donates $5 Million to USO Pathfinder

Multi-year investment to support programming for transitioning service members
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CHICAGO, October 10, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Boeing [NYSE: BA] today announced a $5 million, multi-year donation to help expand United Service Organizations (USO) Pathfinder transition services—a comprehensive global program for transitioning service members.

Celebrate Main Streets This Weekend!

By Timothy J. McClimon, President, American Express Foundation
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American Express has long advocated for historic preservation and small businesses, engaging the public in activities that help commercial corridors thrive.

Partners in Preservation: Main Streets “Open House Weekend” Planned in Cities Across America

Nearly Nine out of Ten Americans Agree Main Streets Should Be Preserved; Campaign Encourages The Public to Celebrate and Vote For Their Favorites to Receive Preservation Grants
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NEW YORK, October 5, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Main streets across the country participating in Partners in Preservation: Main Streets will host “Open House Weekend” events, October 7-9, featuring family-friendly activities ranging from block parties and live music, to walking tours and art exhibits. During the events, guests will be able to learn about the program, the districts’ histories and the importance of Main Street restoration efforts.

Take a CSR Course Online to Build Skills on Your Schedule

Register for an online course by Sept 22 and save $200 with Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship.
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September 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Ready to advance your career and develop essential CSR skills right in your office chair? 

Online courses at the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship offer the same knowledge, research, and tools that you gain from our in-person executive education, still taught by business experts and top faculty from the Carroll School of Management at Boston College.

The Center's online courses are designed to be:

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