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Alkermes Awards COVID-19 Relief Fund Grants to 10 Innovative Programs Designed to Address Challenges for Patient Communities

- Special Edition of Alkermes Inspiration Grants® Program Focused on Addressing Pandemic-Related Needs of People Living with Addiction, Serious Mental Illness, or Cancer -
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DUBLIN, June 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- Alkermes plc (Nasdaq: ALKS) today announced that 10 nonprofit organizations have been awarded grants from the company's COVID-19 Relief Fund, a special edition of the company's signature Alkermes Inspiration Grants® program, that was established to assist nonprofit organizations in their work to rapidly address pandemic-related needs for people living with addiction, serious mental illness, or cancer.

Comerica Bank and National Business League Announce $1 Million Commitment to Support Black-Owned Small Businesses

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DALLAS, June 19, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Comerica Bank today announced its $1 million commitment over four years to the National Business League as part of a national partnership that will launch the Black Capital Access Program (BCAP), an access to capital initiative to assist Black businesses across the country.

Extra Federal Funds Available to Help with Utility Bills

Crisis Assistance Ministry wants Mecklenburg County, N.C., residents to apply for extra federal funding available through June 26
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Carol Hardison wants people in need to know they don’t have to wait to get help paying utility bills.

Hardison’s agency, Crisis Assistance Ministry, has an extra $1.2 million in special federal funding to help Mecklenburg County, N.C., residents pay their utility bills through June 26. An applicant does not need to have a disconnect notice to receive assistance as they normally would.

Funding the Transition to a Sustainable Future

Global Standards Fund to drive ambition for the GRI Standards
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A global fundraising initiative has been launched to safeguard and increase GRI’s ability to deliver the leading sustainability standards that encourage organizations to embrace responsible business practices.

The Global Standards Fund will bring together an international coalition of like-minded foundations, governments, private sector organizations and individuals who all want to see companies integrate transparency at the core of their operations.

Building Distance Learning Essentials with Corrugated

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With millions of students across the country forced to shift to study at home, the race is on to get essential resources to those without access. As other industries work to provide online learning access, the paper and packaging sector is uniquely placed to provide analog tools like writing equipment and pop-up corrugated workspaces.

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Strong Backing for EU Ambition to Drive Transparency

GRI ready to support European reporting standards on sustainability impacts
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June 15, 2020 /3BL Media/ - GRI, provider of the world’s leading standards for sustainability reporting, has expressed full support for the European Commission’s plans to revise the Non-Financial Reporting Directive (NFRD), for which a public consultation closed on 11 June.

This process sought views from all stakeholders on how to improve public reporting of sustainability information by companies to underpin the sustainable economy objectives of the EU Green Deal.

CITGO and Empire Petroleum Support Detroit Metro Area Hospitals During COVID-19

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As communities continue to work together during the ongoing public health crisis, we at CITGO are honored to do our part to give back and support our neighbors.

In May, CITGO teamed up with the Chaldean American Chamber and Empire Petroleum to fuel good in the Detroit Metro area. CITGO and Empire Petroleum donated and delivered 100 CITGO gas cards to the Karmanos Cancer Institute and Beaumont Hospital. Both hospitals will distribute the gas cards to first responders, patients and volunteers.

Qualcomm Announces Small Business Accelerator Program to Help Small Businesses Transition to a Mobile-First Work Environment Using Its Connected Technologies

Qualcomm’s program supported by ecosystem partners including Best Buy Business, Microsoft, Verizon, and others
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SAN DIEGO, June 12, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. today unveiled the Qualcomm® Small Business Accelerator Program, designed to help small businesses convert to a mobile-first work environment necessary to thrive in today’s business climate. The comprehensive program will provide small businesses with products powered by Qualcomm Technologies solutions, along with collaboration tools and technical and integration support, so they can continue to maintain operations throughout the current global pandemic and beyond.

Creating a Culture of Service and Civic Engagement

NortonLifeLock is recognized as one of the 50 most community-minded companies in America
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By Kim Allman | Head of Corporate Responsibility and Government Affairs

NortonLifeLock is proud to be named a 2020 honoree of The Civic 50, an initiative of Points of Light designed to identify and honor the 50 most community-minded companies in the United States. The Civic 50 provides a national standard for superior corporate citizenship and showcases how companies can use their time, skills, and resources to impact their communities.

FIU's Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management and Bacardi U.S.A., Inc. Launch of New Spirits Education Program

Hundreds sign up for BacardiTeach at FIU, part of a brand-new educational opportunity known as FIU's Bacardi Center of Excellence
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MIAMI, June 12, 2020 /3BL Media/ – FIU’s Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management through its new Bacardi Center of Excellence, a unique educational program tailored for students who are interested in careers in the spirits industry, is offering its first learning opportunity, BacardiTeach.

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