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Applications Now Open for Retail Revival Program in Austin

Small business owners in Austin can now apply to join eBay’s Retail Revival program.
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This fall, eBay is expanding its Retail Revival program to the Texas capital. Applications are now open for Austin small businesses to join Retail Revival, an innovative program designed to equip local retailers with the skills and training needed to thrive in our global marketplace. 

The Arbor Day Foundation Announces New Partnership With Santa Margherita

Santa Margherita commits to plant 15,000 trees in Texas National Forest
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LINCOLN, Neb., September 4, 2019 /3BL Media/ – The Arbor Day Foundation announced today a new partnership with world-renowned Italian winery, Santa Margherita, to plant 15,000 trees in Texas National Forest during the holiday timeframe of September to December. The reforestation project will plant a mix of shortleaf and longleaf pines, helping to restore critical watersheds and wildlife habitat in the region.

Partnerships: Taking a Small Piece of the Bigger Pie

By Pete Cherecwich, President of Corporate & Institutional Services at Northern Trust Corporation
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“Two brains are better than one.” We have heard this time and time again. Think back to your last meeting or the last brainstorming session you participated in - chances are this message of working together was at the heart of the discussion, and for good reason. Psychology has shown that, more often than not, we work more innovatively in teams than we do individually. But when should different teams work together?

Nourishing Future Generations with Vitamin Angels

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Good nutrition is essential for a healthy start in life and the foundation for optimal growth and development. For pregnant women and infants, having access to the right micronutrients is especially important as a child who is well nourished in the crucial first 1,000 days of their life is ten times more likely to overcome life-threatening childhood diseases and will complete 4.6 more grades at school.

All for One and Tech for All

TechSoup equips communities with the innovative technology they need to build a more equitable planet.
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From One to Many
In the minds of nonprofits and corporate tech leaders alike — from San Francisco to Sicily, and Sri Lanka to Senegal — TechSoup nourishes social causes through innovation.

In 1987, Daniel Ben-Horin came up with the idea to create a technology mentoring system to help nonprofits and schools. Today, TechSoup enables the social sector with the technology essential for improving lives worldwide.

Mars, Incorporated Joins G7 Business for Inclusive Growth Coalition Powered by the OECD

Companies joining forces to tackle inequality
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  • Business for Inclusive Growth (B4IG) coalition to be launched in connection with the G7 Leaders’ Summit in Biarritz, France
  • Mars joins initiative sponsored by French President Emmanuel Macron, spearheaded by Danone and coordinated by OECD
  • Call to action for other companies to join first-of-a-kind B4IG coalition
  • Coalition companies investing a combined total of 1 billion USD in more than 50 current and future initiatives
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Summary

  • Business for Inclusive Growth (B4IG) coalition to be launched in connection with the G7 Leaders’ Summit in Biarritz, France
  • Mars joins initiative sponsored by French President Emmanuel Macron, spearheaded by Danone and coordinated by OECD
  • Call to action for other companies to join first-of-a-kind B4IG coalition
  • Coalition companies investing a combined total of 1 billion USD in more than 50 current and future initiatives

A World with No Operating Rooms

313 million surgical procedures take place every year. Only 6 percent occur in the world’s poorest nations. For impoverished Africans, a floating hospital brings hope and healing to the forgotten poor.
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Tresor, a 10-year-old Cameroon boy. a fire that left scars across his body and denied him the use of his arm.

Assiatou, an 18-year-old woman with a dream. a car accident that left her unable to walk without pain.

Emmanuel, a baby born to loving parents. a tumor with the potential to kill.

Adults With Autism Finding Jobs in Houston

The non-profit Social Motion Skills has placed 20 workers with the FedEx facility in Cypress
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by Grace White

A program through the non-profit Social Motion Skills help land them the job.

"I think we all wake up in the morning and want to have a purpose," said Stacy Anderson, Transition Director.

Her passion, finding jobs for people with social and cognitive disabilities.

"The majority of our adults with autism are either unemployed or under-employed," Anderson said.

To help them navigate the ins and outs of this massive warehouse, the employees each have a job coach that works alongside them every day.

Moody’s Partners With Pyxera Global to Launch Its First Global Pro Bono Program

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WASHINGTON, August 19, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Moody’s, in partnership with PYXERA Global, launched a Global Pro Bono program in Beijing, China this week. Moody’s Future Solutions™ will leverage the professional skills of its employees to build the capacity of social impact organizations. The program is designed for Moody’s volunteers to contribute to solving some of the most pressing social challenges in a way that delivers value to the company and community.

High School Students Earn Aircraft Manufacturing Pre-Apprenticeship Accreditation

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STRATFORD, Conn., Aug. 16, 2019 /3BL Media/ ­­– At the closing ceremony for the Teamsters/Sikorsky Career Pathways Program, Teamsters Local 1150 in partnership with Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company (NYSE: LMT), Connecticut State Department of Education and Connecticut Department of Labor, announced the program’s newly registered Aircraft Manufacturing pre-apprenticeship.

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