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Comcast Partners with Three More State Attorneys General on Internet Safety Through Internet Essentials

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Georgia, South Carolina, and Alabama attorneys general join the nationwide effort to address challenges seniors, parents, and students face online. Comcast surprised students and seniors with free laptops and invests in digital skills training across three southeastern states.

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Georgia, South Carolina, and Alabama attorneys general join the nationwide effort to address challenges seniors, parents, and students face online. Comcast surprised students and seniors with free laptops and invests in digital skills training across three southeastern states.

Please Speak to Strangers!

An Intergenerational Dialogue on Citizen Diplomacy
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Written by Brittany Lynk and Sherry Lee Mueller

On a recent visit to Washington DC, I reconnected with my mentor, Sherry Lee Mueller, who had a strong influence on the direction of my career. Among the many hats she wears, she is a professor at American University’s School of International Service. What follows is an excerpt from our conversation on global development, and the importance at the individual level to engage with others to create shared understanding.

LeBron James and Walmart Team Up to Improve Local Communities

By Janey Whiteside, Chief Customer Officer, Walmart
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A lot of times when you think about Walmart, you think about how big it is, right? We have 4,700 stores in the U.S. alone. But, if you take a minute to think about it, what’s unique about Walmart is that we have a physical presence in local communities. You walk into one of our stores, and you see your neighbors.

No Barriers Warriors, Wells Fargo Announce ‘2019 Warrior Strong: The Journey Continues’ Expedition Team

12 veterans with disabilities come together to break through personal barriers and attempt to summit Mt. Baker Sept. 11
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No Barriers Warriors, Wells Fargo Announce ‘2019 Warrior Strong: The Journey Continues’ Expedition Team

12 veterans with disabilities come together to break through personal barriers and attempt to summit Mt. Baker Sept. 11

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No Barriers Warriors, Wells Fargo Announce ‘2019 Warrior Strong: The Journey Continues’ Expedition Team

12 veterans with disabilities come together to break through personal barriers and attempt to summit Mt. Baker Sept. 11

Whirlpool Corporation Ranked a Top Corporate Citizen by CR Magazine

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Whirlpool Corporation has been named one of the Top 100 Best Corporate Citizens in 2019 by Corporate Responsibility Magazine (CR Magazine). The publication’s list honors the top 100 U.S. public companies in the Russell 1000 Index for outstanding environmental, social and governance (ESG) transparency and performance.

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New Nonprofit Resource: Transforming Technology Pro Bono

A Customer-Centric Approach to Effective Technology Pro Bono
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On the heels of last week’s Global Pro Bono Summit, Taproot Foundation and VMware are releasing their latest research—a compilation of guides to Transforming Technology Pro Bono—in an effort to support nonprofit organizations in maximizing the impact technology pro bono can have on their mission.

PepsiCo Launches TerraCycle Operated Reusable Packaging Pilot

By Tony Corbin
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PepsiCo will be offering Paris consumers two of their favourite brands, Tropicana Orange Juice and Quaker Cruesli Chocolat Noir, in reusable containers.

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PepsiCo will be offering Paris consumers two of their favourite brands, Tropicana Orange Juice and Quaker Cruesli Chocolat Noir, in reusable containers.

Fifth Annual Sports Humanitarian Awards to Take Place July 9

New Youth Award Celebrates the Legacy of Billie Jean King
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May 15, 2019 /3BL Media/ The Sports Humanitarian Awards presented by ESPN and sponsored by Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, returns for its fifth year on Tuesday, July 9, at L.A. LIVE’s The Novo. The evening celebrates the impact made by athletes, teams and sports industry professionals who use the power of sports to make a difference in their communities and throughout the world.

Occupational Health & Safety: Can New Metrics Stop ‘Safe-Washing’?

The updated GRI OHS Standard looks at damage and recovery from injuries, not lost time
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Safe and healthy working environments are crucial for sustainable development, and as such, are one of the targets under the Sustainable Development Goals. According to ILO estimates, around two million people die every year as a result of work-related accidents or diseases, and there are more than 300 million accidents every year.

Climate Pioneers: Warren Washington + Kelly Gallagher

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Since 1973, the Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement has been bestowed upon people who have made a significant impact in the fight for a sustainable planet. Last week on Sea Change Radio, we spoke with noted activist climate scientist Michael Mann, who was one of two recipients of this year's Tyler Prize. This week, we are honored to speak with the other Tyler Prize Laureate, Warren Washington, to learn about the beginnings of his groundbreaking career as an atmospheric scientist. Dr. Washington was the second African American to receive a PhD in meteorology.

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