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CIT to Plant 50,000 Trees in Angeles National Forest

Latest environmental sustainability initiative between CIT and nonprofit One Tree Planted supports reforestation and revegetation in Southern California
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PASADENA, Calif., December 8, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- CIT and its Pasadena-based banking subsidiary CIT Bank, N.A. today announced that it will plant 50,000 trees in Angeles National Forest through a collaboration with One Tree Planted, a nonprofit organization focused on global reforestation.

The trees represent the latest environmental sustainability initiative by CIT and One Tree Planted to support reforestation in key environments and will be planted in early 2021 as part of the Sawmill Liebre Reforestation Project, of which CIT is the principle donor. 

Alessia Cara, Carrie Underwood, Common, Gwen Stefani, John Legend, JoJo, Tori Kelly to Perform at Global Citizen Prize Awards Hosted by John Legend

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With Appearances by John Oliver, Nick Jonas, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau and Priyanka Chopra Jonas

Televised Special Honoring People Shaping the ‘World We Want’ Will Air Starting December 19th on NBC, MSNBC, CTV, Albavision, Digicel, Insight TV, Mediacorp, MTV International, SABC, SKY Media, TRACE Anglophone West Africa and Vodafone

World Leader Finalists Include Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel, Chairwoman & Managing Director of the IMF Kristalina Georgieva, President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen and Executive Director of UNAIDS Winnie Byanyima

Country Hero Awardees Include Burnet Institute Director & CEO in Professor Brendan Crabb AC; Founder of Help A Girl Out in Yanique Brandford; Founder of Space2GroW Advocate Anab Mohamud; Co-Founder of Grupo Ecológico Sierra Gorda Martha Isabel Ruiz Corzo; Executive Director of Stand to End Rape Initiative (STER) Oluwaseun Ayodeji Osowobi; Directors of the WISE Collective Brenda Madumise-Pajibo, Onica N. Makwakwa and Pinky Mgobozi; and Co-founder and Co-Director of Green New Deal Fatima Ibrahim

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With Appearances by John Oliver, Nick Jonas, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau and Priyanka Chopra Jonas

Televised Special Honoring People Shaping the ‘World We Want’ Will Air Starting December 19th on NBC, MSNBC, CTV, Albavision, Digicel, Insight TV, Mediacorp, MTV International, SABC, SKY Media, TRACE Anglophone West Africa and Vodafone

World Leader Finalists Include Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel, Chairwoman & Managing Director of the IMF Kristalina Georgieva, President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen and Executive Director of UNAIDS Winnie Byanyima

Country Hero Awardees Include Burnet Institute Director & CEO in Professor Brendan Crabb AC; Founder of Help A Girl Out in Yanique Brandford; Founder of Space2GroW Advocate Anab Mohamud; Co-Founder of Grupo Ecológico Sierra Gorda Martha Isabel Ruiz Corzo; Executive Director of Stand to End Rape Initiative (STER) Oluwaseun Ayodeji Osowobi; Directors of the WISE Collective Brenda Madumise-Pajibo, Onica N. Makwakwa and Pinky Mgobozi; and Co-founder and Co-Director of Green New Deal Fatima Ibrahim

Stepping Up With Tech Support: CNH Industrial Helps Schools With Online Learning Transition

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A CNH Industrial manufacturing site in Wisconsin is helping local families get access to much-needed tech support for homeschooling and online learning.

The company’s Corporate Racine Site has provided a grant to Racine United School District (RUSD) to support the barriers associated with online teaching and learning since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Pro Bono Perspectives S2E26: Tom Crohan, John Hancock

Cross-Sector Collaboration for Racial Justice
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Tom Crohan, Vice President & Counsel, Corporate Responsibility & Government Relations at John Hancock, joins host and Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly to talk Skills for Cities and John Hancock’s response to COVID-19, racial injustice, and social inequity. John Hancock co-hosted this year’s Skills for Cities day of cross-sector collaboration aimed at supporting racial justice and BIPOC-led nonprofits amidst the dual pandemic of racism and COVID-19.

AEG's Dignity Health Sports Park Partners With Carson Boys & Girls Club for Drive-Thru Toy Giveaway

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On December 6, 2020, AEG’s Dignity Health Sports Park partnered with the Carson Boys & Girls Club to spread holiday cheer during a drive-thru toy giveaway.  More than 1,000 children from Carson, Long Beach, Watts, Los Angeles and Rancho Dominguez received toys during the drive-thru event at Dignity Health Sports Park. The toy drive supported more than 650 families in need in the Los Angeles area.

Switching Workplace Giving Providers: Your Guide for Choosing a New Partner for Your Employee Giving and Corporate Social Responsibility Program

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You're not new to workplace giving. You know how important it is to your employees to work for a company where giving and volunteering is supported and you understand how much nonprofits rely on your team's support to tackle tough issues and improve the world around us.

By The Numbers: International Paper Recaps Its Community Response to the Pandemic

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The year 2020 has been a difficult one for communities around the world, and International Paper teams stepped up to address the critical needs in their respective communities throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

From Mexico to Russia, IP facilities responded to their local communities with donations, including the essential products we make. A quick look at the numbers reveals the magnitude of our team members’ support to date:

Virtual Discussion: Integrating DocuSign with SmartSimple for Faster Approvals & Collaboration

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As we get ready to enter 2021, there's never been a better time to digitize and accelerate your agreement processes within your employee and corporate giving programs. With DocuSign's SmartSimple Marketplace integration, you can automate your agreement workflows to reduce manual and redundant data entry, eliminate errors, and increase speed to completion.

Fifth Third Bank Announces $2.8 Billion Investment to Accelerate Racial Equity, Equality and Inclusion

Bank introduces innovative neighborhood fund as part of equality plans
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CINCINNATI, December 7, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Fifth Third Bank, National Association today announced a $2.8 billion commitment that will provide $2.2 billion in lending, $500 million in investments, $60 million in financial accessibility and $40 million in philanthropy as part of its Executive Diversity Leadership Council’s Accelerating Racial Equality, Equity and Inclusion initiative. The initiative is part of the Bank’s ongoing commitment to inclusion and diversity, which is focused on creating equitable outcomes for all.

Vinyl Sustainability Council Presents Social Impact Award to GEON Performance Solutions & HMTX Industries

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WASHINGTON, December 8, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The Vinyl Sustainability Council (VSC), a self-funded business council advancing sustainability in the vinyl industry, presented the 2020 Social Impact Award at its annual meeting to GEON Performance Solutions, of Westlake, Ohio, and HMTX Industries, of Norwalk, Connecticut.

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