People, Social Action & Community Engagement CSR News

The Home Depot Celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month

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The contributions of our Hispanic associates help to strengthen our company and grow our culture every day. Follow along from September 15 to October 15 as we celebrate their voices, perspectives, and accomplishments. HispanicHeritageMonth

New Trades Training Facility in Orlando Expands Path to Pro Program

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The Home Depot Foundation’s nonprofit partner, The Home Builders Institute (HBI), has announced the official opening of its new Orlando-based facility for training people for jobs in construction. The BuildStrong Academy of Orlando will train and place thousands of area students who want to pursue careers in the skilled trades for the building industry.

ViacomCBS Puts a Spotlight on Employees Who Exemplify Volunteerism with the Impact Awards

By Noor Kaur
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The ViacomCBS Impact Awards recognize employees who exemplify our values and are making differences in their communities. This year we are proud to award five winners who will have $10,000 donated to an organization of their choosing.

Laura DiMarco, New York City, USA

From the Fifth Third Bancorp 2020 ESG Report: Communities

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Fifth Third is committed to helping people achieve their best lives through responsible financial solutions that are right for individuals and the community. Experience has taught us that we are capable of improving lives and making generational, transformative impacts in the communities we serve.

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Helping to Sustain the GRID

NortonLifeLock partners with GRID Alternatives to bring solar energy to underserved communities
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By Kimberly Bishop, Corporate Responsibility

Historic heat waves continue to sweep across the U.S., Canada, and Europe, exacerbating deep drought and wildfire risk. Deadly floods in Europe, a historic deluge in China, and devastating fires in the Pacific Northwest are all popping up at an alarming and unprecedented rate. According to the Global Drought Monitor, every continent except Antarctica is currently experiencing drought. 

IMPACT2030 Transforming Lives and Communities Report

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Companies around the world are activating the skills and expertise of their

employees as a dynamic and vital resource to advance the SDGs.

#Force4Good4SDGs

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Companies around the world are activating the skills and expertise of their

employees as a dynamic and vital resource to advance the SDGs.

#Force4Good4SDGs

Pro Bono Perspectives S3E19: Carolyn Berkowitz, ACCP

Ushering in a New Era of CSR with Carolyn Berkowitz, ACCP
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Corporate mandates have changed. Customers, employees, and even investors are increasingly pushing companies to move from shareholder to stakeholder capitalism. What does this look like across companies and sectors? Are companies moving fast enough when it comes to making good on their commitments to social change? Carolyn Berkowitz, President & CEO of the Association of Corporate Citizenship Professionals (ACCP), shares her insights, plus the importance of diversity and inclusion within CSR departments.

Leveraging Pro Bono to Build Strong Nonprofit Boards

Jump into the cross-sector conversation at Taproot’s 2021 U.S. Pro Bono Summit
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LG and Discovery Education Teach Youth How to Practice Happiness

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LG Electronics USA’s Life’s Good: Experience Happiness program, in collaboration with worldwide edtech leader Discovery Education, recently launched “Happiness in Action,” a no-cost Virtual Field Trip (VFT) dedicated to teaching students how to put the Six Sustainable Happiness Skills—mindfulness, human connection, gratitude, positive outloo

Truist Executive Leaders Spend Time with Small Businesses

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It takes courage, conviction & hard work to own a business. Our Executive Leaders recently spent time with several small business owners in Charlotte. Their talent, energy & achievements motivated us to be even more committed to inspiring & building better lives and communities.

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