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The Challenge for Business and Society

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Stan Litow, the former head of corporate citizenship programs at IBM, has written a new book entitled The Challenge for Business and Society: From Risk to Reward. In it, Litow examines the history of corporate responsibility and argues that companies can succeed by combining a commitment to the bottom line with a dedication to the common good.

World Refugee Day: Taking Steps for the Globally Displaced

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What if San Francisco was suddenly empty? Or New York City? Or both? Imagine over 9 million people fleeing their homes, families and friends, schools, and jobs—leaving two of the United States’ most populous cities nearly empty. Our world would look different—we would notice and want to know what’s going on. We would want to help.

Mack Trucks Unveils History of Refuse Exhibit at Mack Trucks Historical Museum

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ALLENTOWN, Pa., June 19, 2019 /3BL Media/ – The Mack Trucks Historical Museum unveiled an all-new exhibit titled “Keeping America Clean: The Evolution of the Waste Industry.” The exhibit, which features three antique Mack® trucks and an interactive visitor education display, was made possible thanks to support from Mack Trucks and Republic Services, an industry leader in recycling and waste disposal and longtime Mack customer. A brief ribbon-cutting ceremony was held to officially open the exhibit.

Igloo and Artist David Rollyn Raise Awareness for Keep America Beautiful at the OR Summer Market

100 Percent of the Proceeds Raised from Igloo’s OR Auction will be Donated
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DENVER, Colo.,  June 18, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Today, world-renowned artist David Rollyn and Igloo are teaming up at this year’s Outdoor Retailer to customize Igloo Playmates for auction during the Summer Market Show. Rollyn will be at the Igloo booth (#36120-UL) to create unique pieces of art where 100 percent of the proceeds raised from the auction will benefit Keep America Beautiful®.

From Exotic Felines to Teddy Bears, How Duke Energy Employees Made an Impact in May

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The numbers tell the story: 2,300 volunteers, 14,000-plus hours served, 267 projects completed, 3,500 hurricane kits packed and 1,286 teddy bears stuffed.

These are just a few of the numbers that showcase the impact of Duke Energy In Action Month. An annual initiative during May, Duke Energy In Action Month mobilizes employees across our service footprint to volunteer their time in the communities we serve. Whether planting sea oats, building an outdoor classroom at a Title I school or helping rescue exotic felines, our employees had an immeasurable impact in May.

Women Deliver Announces Partnership With Merck and P&G in an Effort to Advance Gender Equality

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Women Deliver has announced Merck and Procter & Gamble as founding partners of the Deliver for Good Business Ally Network at the Women Deliver 2019 Global Conference. The network will provide a platform for private sector champions to work alongside leading civil society organizations and governments to drive solutions toward a more gender-equal world.

Created in 2016, the wider Deliver for Good campaign is a network of multi-sector, multi-issue partners united in a shared commitment to advance gender equality across the Sustainable Development Goals.

eBay Announces First UK High Street Concept Store

by Federica Rabiolo, Global Impact, EMEA
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The month-long pop-up shop brings together 40 participating Retail Revival businesses and showcases their products and personal stories.

 

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The month-long pop-up shop brings together 40 participating Retail Revival businesses and showcases their products and personal stories.

 

The Importance of Partnerships for Disaster Relief

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In 2017, Hurricane Maria created unparalleled devastation on the island of Puerto Rico. To address the urgent recovery needs, The UPS Foundation, UNICEF, and the Empire State Relief and Recovery Effort led by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo came together to gather and deliver food, water, and other supplies where they were needed most.

Below, we share from two leaders who worked together to bring aid to Puerto Rico:

Caryl M. Stern
President & CEO UNICEF USA

Supporting Local Communities Through Second Annual Global Legal CARES Day

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In May, Astellas celebrated its second annual Global Legal Community Advocacy, Representation and Service (CARES) Day. Globally, employees from the Legal and Intellectual Property (IP) departments gave back to their local communities through volunteerism and pro bono legal advice in a series of events throughout the month of May.

Book Excerpt — Purpose Power: How Mission-Driven Leaders Engage for Change

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Purpose Power provides inspiration for action. Whether you’re itching to start a movement, in the midst of building a mission-driven brand, or rebranding an organization with a storied history, this book will inspire you to imagine new possibilities. The book explains the Heptagon Method, a seven-step framework that helps you take big ideas from ideology to action. It instructs how you can motivate your allies to become advocates for your cause.

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