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How Republic Services is Fighting Food Waste – and Hunger

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Most people know Republic Services for the big blue trucks that collect trash throughout their neighborhood. But we don’t just deliver garbage to the local landfill, we also work to keep some things out – such as perfectly edible food.

Supermarkets and restaurants often are left with food that’s beyond the “sell by” date but is still safe for consumption. At the same time, hunger is at epidemic proportions in the U.S., affecting one in six Americans. 

So our team got to thinking . . . how could we help get that extra food to those in need? 

VIDEO | Join the Rainforest Alliance’s Follow the Frog Campaign

Annual campaign runs through September 24th
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The Rainforest Alliance’s annual Follow the Frog campaign is underway and runs through September 24. The campaign encourages consumers to purchase goods that have been responsibly produced, as indicated by the Rainforest Alliance Certified seal.

Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation Extends Partnership With Armed Services YMCA To Help End Childhood Hunger

$100,000 grant from the Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation will support child development and food insecurity programs at two ASYMCA locations
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GAITHERSBURG, Md.,  September 19, 2018 /3BLMedia/ — Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation announced today that it is extending its partnership with the Armed Services YMCA (ASYMCA) and providing a $100,000 grant to improve access to nutritious food to help end childhood hunger.  The organizations will continue to work together to support the military community by helping to reduce food insecurity among military families.  With the generosity of organizations like Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation, ASYMCA can help stop military family hunger through programs and services supporting young, low-income mil

UK Team Completes Pingpongathon to Support Children's Hospital

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The Legg Mason UK Sales Team recently participated in another unique and successful event organized in support of ​CASCAID​​, a UK-based organization that is uniting asset managers around the cause of raising funds for Great Ormond Street Hospital, a children's hospital to help them build their new Cardiac Catheter theatre.​ 

Ride-and-Drives Accelerate Switch to Electric Vehicles

​SCE is partnering with Plug In America to help spread the word about incentives and the benefits of going electric.
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“The primary difference I notice is acceleration, and how well it transitions from start to stop,” said Los Angeles resident Ken Braziel after test driving the Nissan Leaf and BMW i3. “And how quiet it is. It’s amazing.”

“I drive a zero-emissions car. It’s super fun to drive … I’ll never go back to a gas-powered engine,” said Nancy Dolan, whose electric vehicle lease is about to expire.

Holland America Line Donates $25,000 to Seattle Children’s as Part of K’s for Kids with the Seattle Mariners

Seattle’s Hometown Cruise Line gives back to the community with the Seattle Mariners
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SEATTLE, September 13, 2018 /3BL Media/ — Holland America Line President Orlando Ashford presented a check for $25,000 to Seattle Children’s Uncompensated Care Fund Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018, at the Seattle Mariners’ home game at Safeco Field. The company made the donation as part of its partnership with the Seattle Mariners Major League Baseball team and the K’s for Kids program. Holland America Line became the presenting sponsor of the program during the 2014 baseball season. 

Major Companies Join Forces to Drive Climate Resilience in Supply Chains

New corporate leadership platform will foster private sector support of climate action
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SAN FRANCISCO, September 13, 2018 /3BL Media -- BSR today launched a new corporate leadership platform that will aid companies in the fight against climate change. The Climate-Resilient Value Chains Leaders Platform is being launched as leaders of the Global Climate Action Summit call on corporations to step up their climate efforts.

It’s Time for a Round of Applause

Celebrating National Truck Driver Appreciation Week
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by Josh Sell, QSCC Senior Vice President of Distribution, Logistics, Commodities and Industry Affairs

The Square Deal Blog welcomes Senior Vice President of Distribution, Logistics, Commodities and Industry Affairs, Josh Sell, to the blog. Josh works for Quality Supply Chain Co-op, Inc., also known as QSCC, which is tasked with supporting the Wendy’s supply chain. QSCC is expertly focused on the procurement, logistics and distribution of the delicious ingredients (ahem, like Wendy’s always fresh, never frozen beef*) you find at every Wendy’s restaurant.

More than 800 Astellas Employees Volunteer for 16 Community Organizations as Part of Ninth Annual Changing Tomorrow Day

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NORTHBROOK, Ill., September 13, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- More than 800 Astellas employees joined together across four countries to help their communities and volunteer at 16 local nonprofit organizations. The effort is part of Changing Tomorrow Day (#ChangingTomorrow) – an Astellas employee initiative dedicated to building stronger communities by giving back. 

Farming + Finance for a Path out of Poverty

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 by JP Kloninger, Regional Director for the Americas

At Whole Planet Foundation, we hold that microfinance is not a “silver bullet,” but an important component in a series of factors which can permanently lift people, families, and communities out of poverty.  Additionally, because people near the base of the economic pyramid often rely on subsistence farming or basic food trade for their livelihood, significant resources have gone into supporting smallholder agriculture in the developing world.

Agricultural Loans in Honduras

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