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Thinking About the Value of Purpose

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By: Stephanie Robertson

I'm often asked about what prompted my journey into social impact measurement. As the founder of SiMPACT Strategy Group and Chair of Social Value Canada (SVC), I've simply always been fascinated by the challenge of valuing social things. For those unsure of who we are, SVC is the Canadian affiliate of Social Value International - an international non-profit dedicated to changing how the world accounts for value. We believe this change is necessary to reduce inequality and environmental degradation.

Keep America Beautiful Celebrates 2019 America Recycles Day

Collaboration is Key to Future of U.S. Recycling System
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STAMFORD, Conn., November 15, 2019, /3BL Media/ – A week of national recycling initiatives demonstrating the collaborative effort of government, industry, and nonprofit sectors to address the challenges in the United States recycling system, concludes today – America Recycles Day®, a Keep America Beautiful® program, with the 2019 America Recycles Summit.

Living Future unConference 2020 Open for Registration

Seattle’s 2020 Living Future unConference Opens for Registration, Focus on Sustaining Hope Within Climate Crisis
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Keynote speakers include Xiuhtezcatl Martinez, Indigenous hip hop artist and environmental activist, and Katharine Wilkinson of Project Drawdown.

Subaru of America Shifts Efforts to Combat Childhood Hunger Into High Gear With 2019 Share the Love® Event Kickoff

Subaru Employees Pack and Donate 60,000 Meals for Food Bank of South Jersey to Provide Weekend Meals to over 750 Children in Camden
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CAMDEN, N.J., November 14, 2019 /3BL Media/ – To celebrate the launch of its annual philanthropic Subaru Share the Love® Event, Subaru of America, Inc. today hosted a celebratory kickoff event aimed at combating hunger in the automaker’s local community of Camden.

Aflac CSR Hero: Lindsay Carrick

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In September, Aflac revealed our annual Corporate Social Responsibility Report at Aflac.com/CSRReport recapping our efforts as an ethical, caring corporate citizen in 2018. One of the brave heroes honored is Lindsay Carrick, a child life specialist at the Aflac Cancer & Blood Disorders Center — nicknamed “Superwoman” by a parent of a child facing cancer.

Purpose … with feathers. Get to know us at Aflac.com/CSR.

Human Rights Campaign: Making a More Inclusive and Accepting World for Everyone

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The Human Rights Campaign Foundation is fighting for a world where lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people are truly equal -- from the board room to the homeroom, from the corner store to the ER, and in every single community we call home.

Changing the World One Leader at a Time

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I have always counted myself lucky to be able to work in a field that directly impacts the lives of talented young people preparing themselves for a bright future. As a former president of an HBCU (Historically Black College or University), the majority of students whom I met were intent on creating a future for themselves and their families that brought economic stability.

Durkan Kicks off BDNY With After-Hours Program at NYC’s Hottest New Cultural Venue—The Shed

Community arts hub features custom hardwood donated by manufacturer
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NEW YORK, Nov. 14, 2019 /3BL Media/—The Shed at New York City’s Hudson Yards has emerged as one of the most important additions to the cultural landscape since opening in April. Durkan hosted an exclusive event there this week for more than 200 guests in town attending BDNY.

Shared Value with Northern Trust Community Partners

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Community engagement opportunities, paid time of for volunteerism and our matching gift programs provide a competitive advantage in employee recruiting and satisfaction. Employee volunteerism is consistently a priority for college graduates considering future employers. Non-proft and civic board involvement is integral to talent management, as it provides employees with leadership, skills development and networking opportunities beyond the scope of their responsibilities. 

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