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Duke Energy Foundation Awards $50,000 to Battle White-Nose Syndrome in Bats

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AUSTIN, Texas, April 25, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The effort to save North America’s imperiled bats has received a boost. Duke Energy Foundation announced today it is awarding $50,000 to support efforts by Bat Conservation International (BCI) to help with the recovery of the continent’s threatened and endangered bat species. The grant will supply critical funding to address major threats to bats including the deadly fungal disease, White-nose Syndrome.

Business Roundtable Sustainability Report – Create, Grow, Sustain: People and Technology at Work

By Randall Stephenson, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
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When BRT’s sustainability report first launched, the world was a very different place. The smartphone was in its infancy, the “Internet of Things” (IoT) didn’t exist and “the cloud” was something you saw in the sky. But over the past decade, innovation has sparked a profound technology revolution, giving us more tools than ever to address the world’s challenges. And AT&T has been engaged every step of the way.

Sodexo Challenges Industry & Businesses to Take a Global Approach to Preventing and Eliminating Food Waste

Sodexo Group aims to ensure 100% of its sites have implemented waste management programs and actions to prevent and reduce food surplus and waste by 2025
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., April 25, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Sodexo, the world leader in Quality of Life Services, and a founding member of the International Coalition for Food Waste, is an industry leader in preventing, reducing and eliminating food waste, which accounts for $940 billion in economic losses annually.

How Orbis is Bringing the World Together to Fight Blindness

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Imagine the world around you in darkness. For millions of people this darkness is a reality. Blindness takes away so much more than vision. It can impede your ability to gain an education. It can prevent you from finding employment. It can lead you and your family into a life of poverty.

Currently 285 million people around the world are visually impaired. Of that number, 246 million have low vision and 39 million are blind. 

Visual Impairment = Low Vision + Blindness

Last Chance to Participate in Nationwide Workplace Giving, CSR, Corporate Philanthropy Study

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Snapshot 2017, the latest in America’s Charities’ research series on employee giving and engagement trends, closes this Sunday, April 30. If you are interested in participating in this year’s groundbreaking research and advancing the field of employee giving and engagement, CSR, and corporate philanthropy, the time to act is now!

Community Voices of Change Podcast

Episode #7 - Danielle Holly, CEO of Common Impact
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In this episode of Community Voices of Change, Daniel Horgan interviews Common Impact CEO, Danielle Holly about Common Impact's work with companies designing and implementing skill-based volunteering initiatives, her insights on nonprofit capacity building and pro tips on project management. 

World Immunization Week: Partnering to Improve Vaccine Access in Ethiopia

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Meet Tiringo Alamirew Dersie from Ethiopia. She envisions a future in which her four children have an opportunity to live their healthiest lives possible. Key to achieving that vision is ensuring her children have access to needed vaccines.

“I will do whatever I need to do to make sure they achieve their dreams,” Tiringo says.

National Rebuilding Month: Rebuilding Day

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Rebuilding Together affiliates preserve existing affordable housing for low-income homeowners and revitalize communities across America.

Jumpstart Your Corporate Giving With Donations

Cabot Creamery and Others Put Donation Programs to Work for the Community
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For companies looking for simple, cost-effective ways to give back to the community, it’s hard to beat a donation program.  Providing products or gift cards to local community groups is often the first step a company takes in launching a corporate giving program.  It’s relatively easy to get started and the benefits for corporate donors are significant:

Consumers Energy Teams Up for Clean Up

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With Earth Day on April 22, Consumers Energy employees showed their commitment to “leaving it better than they found it,” with volunteers fanning out across Michigan to tackle community projects.

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