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Rebuilding Together, Lowe’s to 'Rebuild-A-Block' in Communities Throughout the Country

Lowe's Heroes employee volunteers to rebuild homes, community centers for residents in need
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Rebuilding Together, a leading national non-profit rebuilding communities in need across the country, will partner with Lowe's to launch its Rebuild-a-Block program and restore homes and neighborhood service centers in Tampa, Fla., Henderson, Nev. and Fayetteville, N.C. 

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Rebuilding Together, a leading national non-profit rebuilding communities in need across the country, will partner with Lowe's to launch its Rebuild-a-Block program and restore homes and neighborhood service centers in Tampa, Fla., Henderson, Nev. and Fayetteville, N.C. 

FedEx Announces the Launch of the 2017 Global Citizenship Report

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The 2017 Global Citizenship Report (GCR) is now available at csr.fedex.com. The report showcases how FedEx connects people, businesses and communities in ways that advance social and economic progress and environmental sustainability.

Bacardi Celebrates Earth Month

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April is Earth Month – a time to celebrate environmental efforts.

Now in its fourth year, the Bacardi Limited “Good Spirited” initiative continues to make an impact as we work together to build a more sustainable future. Check out how employees, partners and communications are making a difference!

Great American Cleanup Project Benefits Martin Nature Park in Oklahoma City

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Oklahoma City's Martin Nature Park recently received a facelift as city, state, nonprofit and private industry teamed up to celebrate the Great American Cleanup, during Oklahoma’s Arbor Week.

Special UN Briefing on the Risk of Famine & How Business Can Contribute

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More than 20 million people across four countries face famine and or the risk of famine in North-East Nigeria, South Sudan, Yemen and Somalia. Without collective and coordinated global effort, people will starve to death and many more will suffer from disease.

From the Marine Corps to PayPal - Finding Purpose After Service

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PayPal manager Heather Holcomb, a former U.S. Marine, knows how challenging re-entering civilian life can be while searching for the next career path. After spending four years in the military, Heather, 29, hoped her experience would be a straight shot to a job in communications technology. Unfortunately, she struggled to gain traction. Without a degree in applied technology or engineering, her hands-on experience didn’t seem to resonate with employers.

GRI is Strengthening Ties with the Investment Community

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Tim Mohin, Chief Executive of GRI and James Zhan, Director of the Investment and Enterprise Division at the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), met at the GRI Standards launch event in Zurich for the signing of an Exchange of Letters on Wednesday 29 March. Having signed a Memorandum of Understanding already in 2008, GRI and the UNCTAD are deepening their collaboration and establishing a strategic partnership on responsible investment.

Subaru of America Celebrates the Return of Spring as the 2017 Cherry Blossom Festival Title Sponsor

Subaru Sponsors 20th Anniversary of Japanese Cultural Festival in Philadelphia
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Cherry Hill, NJ., March 30, 2017/3BL Media/ – Subaru of America, Inc. announced today its continued title sponsorship of the annual Subaru Cherry Blossom Festival as the Japanese cultural celebration marks its 20th anniversary of hosting the festival in Philadelphia. Subaru is sponsoring the Cherry Blossom Festival for the 14th year and will once again host Sakura Under the Stars, an exclusive cocktail party in honor of the returning sakura season.

GSK announces new scholarships to recognise retiring CEO Sir Andrew Witty’s contribution to global health

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- The Sir Andrew Witty GSK Scholarships will be funded by GSK and run by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
- 10-year agreement to fund 30 scholars from sub-Saharan Africa on a Master of Science programme

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- The Sir Andrew Witty GSK Scholarships will be funded by GSK and run by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
- 10-year agreement to fund 30 scholars from sub-Saharan Africa on a Master of Science programme

Banking on the Community: Why Barclays is Giving Space to Credit Unions

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Originally posted on Barclays

It may seem counter intuitive for a bank to give free office space, training and support to another finance provider. But that’s exactly what Barclays branches in Essex are doing – in a pioneering partnership with a not-for-profit credit union.

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