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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.

Truist Stands for Better, Builds on History of Service and Philanthropy

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One year ago, BB&T and SunTrust completed a historic merger of equals to form Truist. 

Today, the company is celebrating its teammates’ hard work and collective commitment to the communities it serves through three community impact reports. The company’s purpose is to inspire and build better lives and communities, and each report shares some of the ways 55,000 Truist teammates brought this purpose to life during an unprecedented year marked by a global pandemic, challenging economic environment and social injustice.

CNH Industrial, Together With Grow It Forward, Are Helping Feed Those in Need

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The New Holland Agriculture manufacturing facility in St. Nazianz, Wisconsin, made a $12,000 donation to Grow It Forward to support the organization to feed those in need in Manitowoc County. Grow It Forward’s mission is to provide people in need with dignified access to good food, along with opportunities to grow, cook, share, and advocate for it.

FedEx Cares Celebrates Nonprofits Through Giving Tuesday Grant Contest

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Over the past few weeks, more than 200 U.S. FedEx team members nominated and voted for their favorite nonprofit for the FedEx Cares 2020 Giving Tuesday Grant Contest. The top three winners based on team member votes will receive a grant from FedEx.

One Baby Boy and Many Pairs of Jeans

By Dianna Caspary
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They thought they were prepared

Jessica and her husband thought that they had prepared for everything before bringing home their second child in the summer of 2019. “He was eight pounds and one ounce when he was born. A healthy little baby boy. But on day 17,” Jessica, a senior analyst in supply chain, said, “we knew something was wrong.”

Companies All-In on #GivingTuesday During Uncertain Year

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With the economic strain of the pandemic causing people to give less and in different ways, events like GivingTuesday are even more important than ever. While point of sale donations may be seeing a decline, the virtual nature of GivingTuesday means individuals can donate from their laptops or in their homes, which is especially important as COVID cases rise.

Fair Trade USA Appoints Ricardo Crisantes as New Board Chair

Crisantes, a Fair Trade Certified™ grower, will help the nonprofit launch a major technology transformation initiative to deepen its impact with almost 1 million farmers and workers around the world.
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OAKLAND, Calif., December 4, 2020 /3BL Media/ — Fair Trade USA®, the leading certifier of fair trade products in North America including coffee, produce, consumer packaged goods, apparel, and home goods, welcomes Ricardo Crisantes as Chair of the Board of Directors. His appointment reflects the organization’s commitment to elevating the voice and serving the needs of farmers and workers, especially as they grapple with ongoing hardships and rapidly changing market demands during COVID-19.

Everything Means More When We Give Together

NortonLifeLock celebrates Giving Tuesday with nearly $200k donation
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By Kimberly Bishop, Corporate Responsibility

December 1 marked Giving Tuesday, a global day of giving which encourages us all to give our time, financial donations large or small, material items, acts of kindness, or one’s voice to support our communities in a meaningful way. My favorite part about Giving Tuesday is that everyone has something to give and everything we do means more when we give together.

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