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WATCH: Together We Are We

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Healing a world turned upside down by COVID-19 will require all of us — companies, governments, individuals and nonprofits — to work together. Since March, purpose-driven companies and their people donated $640 million dollars to more than 79,000 different causes and gave 786,000 hours of their time and completed 53,000 small acts of Goodness. 
 
And it doesn't stop here. 
 
 
 
 

Ideagen® Launches Ideagen Future Global Leaders Academy "Presented Globally By Microsoft" in partnership With Summer Discovery

Ideagen Future Global Leaders Academy
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WASHINGTON, May 5, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Ideagen – “Where Global Leaders Convene” - Ideagen is dedicated to providing a global platform to foster cross-sector collaboration by the world’s leading Brands, Companies, NGOs and Public Sector to create innovative solutions via collaboration at scale while creating awareness of the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

Delivering PPE to the Front Lines in Louisiana

International Paper Donates Boxes to LSU PPE Production Effort
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In April, Louisiana State University (LSU) began large-scale production of personal protective equipment (PPE) as part of its statewide response to support medical professionals on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic. International Paper provided 800 corrugated boxes to assist with the safe transportation of the PPE.

Give to Schneider Electric's Tomorrow Rising Fund on Giving Tuesday

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Today May 5 is #GivingTuesdayNow –  a global day of giving and unity that will take place as an emergency response to the unprecedented need caused by COVID-19. Many of you are familiar with GivingTuesday, a United Nations initiative; an international day of charitable giving for our communities. Originally scheduled for December 1 this year, Giving Tuesday will have an extra edition on May 5. We invite all of you to take this opportunity to promote our #TomorrowRising fund.

Wells Fargo Announces Florida CRA Rating of ‘Outstanding’

Performance Exam shows high marks in Lending, Investment, Service in low- and moderate-income communities
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MIAMI, May 5, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Wells Fargo & Company today announced that its most recent Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) rating for Florida is “Outstanding.” Wells Fargo also received a national rating of “Outstanding” from the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) as a result of the company’s strong performance on the exam’s components and the company’s proven commitment to serving low- to moderate-income communities. The bank’s strong performance on the exam’s components reflected positive results in Florida and other markets the bank serves.

LA Galaxy Team Up With LA Regional Food Bank and Kogi BBQ to Deliver 1,000 Meals to Carson, Calif. Community at Dignity Health Sports Park

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AEG’s LA Galaxy recently teamed up with the LA Regional Food Bank and Kogi BBQ to provide 1,000 meals to residents of the Carson, Calif. community at Dignity Health Sports Park on May 1, 2020. The effort was coordinated in conjunction with the LA Galaxy’s TOGETHER AT HOME campaign, a club-wide initiative to support, engage and inform LA Galaxy fans and the Los Angeles Community during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Seven Key Issues Affecting Women and Girls During the COVID-19 Pandemic—and What You Can Do About Them

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Although the COVID-19 pandemic has affected millions around the world, few groups have been as negatively impacted as women. FSG's latest blog outlines seven key issues disproportionately affecting women and girls, and provides guidance for how individuals and organizations can minimize gender inequities exacerbated by the pandemic.

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Strong Commitment Toward Sustainability Continues for Sappi North America in 2019 Sustainability Report

Leading paper and packaging supplier highlights collaborative results in annual report
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BOSTON, May 6, 2020 /3BL Media/ –  Sappi North America, Inc., a leading producer and supplier of diversified paper, packaging products and dissolving pulp, today released its 2019 Sustainability Report, illustrating the bright future for sustainability within the company.

On #GivingTuesdayNow, American Express is Expanding Its Global Support in the Fight Against COVID-19

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NEW YORK, May 5, 2020 /3BL Media/ - On #GivingTuesdayNow, we’re proud to recognize and support the heroic efforts of organizations, essential workers and others who are putting in countless hours to care for and provide relief to communities impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

At the start of this crisis, American Express mobilized quickly to back nonprofits leading the charge to provide protective equipment to frontline healthcare workers, research and develop vaccines and treatments, and feed communities impacted by COVID-19. 

Fondation Botnar and Novartis Support EDCTP Fellowships on Child and Adolescent Health

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May 6, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Fondation Botnar and Novartis will support research capacity development in sub-Saharan Africa within the framework of EDCTP’s 2020 Career Development Fellowships. Collectively, the two organisations will contribute up to a maximum of €2.25 million to the initial EDCTP call budget of €1.5 million. Their investments will support successful proposals to conduct research on child and adolescent health with a focus on the interaction between poverty-related infectious diseases and non-communicable diseases.

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