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World Ocean Day: 10 Tips for Conserving Our Oceans

by Laura Riavitz, Marine Biologist and Lenovo Innovator
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The ocean deserves to be celebrated every day but on World Ocean Day, let’s take a moment to draw more awareness into the importance of conservation.

Mini City: Providing the Homeless Access to Life Saving Identification

By Scott McGregor
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Now that the Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge 2021 winners have been officially announced, we are excited for you to learn more about each winning team and the story behind each innovation.

Kohler Co. and DigDeep Announce First Recipients of Water Is Life Microgrant Program

Six innovative water projects across the Navajo Nation will receive funding
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KOHLER, Wis., July 15, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Today, Kohler Co., a global leader in the design and manufacture of kitchen and bath products, and DigDeep, a human rights non-profit addressing water and sanitation challenges in the U.S., announced the first recipients of its new Water is Life microgrant program. Launched earlier this year, the microgrant program helps local community leaders and groups across the Navajo Nation develop innovative ideas to increase access to clean water and sanitation.

Taproot Plus Global: Virtual Volunteer Support for Charitable Organizations

[Webinar] Introduction to Taproot Plus for Global NGOs
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Thursday, August 5 at 7 AM EST / 1 PM BST / 4:30 PM IDT

Drop by Drop Project Grant Recipients are Working to Protect our Most Precious Resource - Water

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Sands is dedicated not only to providing industry-leading experiences for our guests, but to ensure our company’s environmental footprint has minimal impact on the environment – efforts we proudly undertake. Through Sands ECO360, our global sustainability program, we continuously investigate and implement strategies to protect the planet we all share.  

Taproot Plus Global: Join a International Community of Virtual Volunteers

[Webinar] Introduction to Taproot Plus for Global Business Professionals
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Wednesday, August 4 at 7 AM EST / 11 AM GMT / 4:30 PM IDT

Becoming a Climate Funder: How Philanthropists Can Take Action on Climate and Justice

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Last month was the warmest June on record in North America, according to the Copernicus Climate Change Service. In fact, much of the world was unnaturally warm: Europe had its second-warmest June ever, and temperatures were above average in Northwestern and Southern Africa, across parts of the Middle East, and in China and much of Southeast Asia.

ON Semiconductor Donates Laser Cutter to Enhance STEM Education Programs in Oudenaarde, Belgium

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ON Semiconductor has been a long-time supporter of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education. STEM brings together critical disciplines, creating an inclusive learning environment that encourages all students to participate, collaborate and problem solve. This holistic approach encourages students to exercise both the left and right sides of their brains simultaneously, as they would need to do in a 21st century working environment.

Global Citizen Live Announced: 24 Hour Live Broadcast With Events & Performances Across Six Continents on September 25, 2021

Timed to Call on UN General Assembly Ahead of G20 Meeting & COP26 Climate Meeting to Unite the World to Defend the Planet & Defeat Poverty
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Broadcasting from Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North and South America; Airing on ABC, ABC News Live, BBC, FX, iHeartRadio, Hulu, YouTube, Twitter, & more

Performing Artists include: The Weeknd, Ed Sheeran, BTS, Coldplay, Billie Eilish, Shawn Mendes, Lizzo, Andrea Bocelli, Metallica, Lorde, Doja Cat, Keith Urban, Usher, H.E.R., Duran Duran, Femi Kuti, Lang Lang, Demi Lovato, Ricky Martin & more

With support from President of France Emmanuel Macron, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, Prime Minister of Italy Mario Draghi, U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry, UK COP President Designate Alok Sharma, UN Deputy Secretary General Amina Mohammed, & more

Supported by Global Partners: Accenture, Cisco, Citi, The Coca-Cola Company, Delta Air Lines, Google, Live Nation, P&G, Verizon, and campaign partners WW International, World Wide Technology

Campaign calls on governments, businesses, and philanthropists to contribute resources needed to protect and restore at least 1 billion trees by 2022 to curb climate change; and provide meals for the 41 million people on the brink of famine

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Broadcasting from Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North and South America; Airing on ABC, ABC News Live, BBC, FX, iHeartRadio, Hulu, YouTube, Twitter, & more

Performing Artists include: The Weeknd, Ed Sheeran, BTS, Coldplay, Billie Eilish, Shawn Mendes, Lizzo, Andrea Bocelli, Metallica, Lorde, Doja Cat, Keith Urban, Usher, H.E.R., Duran Duran, Femi Kuti, Lang Lang, Demi Lovato, Ricky Martin & more

With support from President of France Emmanuel Macron, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, Prime Minister of Italy Mario Draghi, U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry, UK COP President Designate Alok Sharma, UN Deputy Secretary General Amina Mohammed, & more

Supported by Global Partners: Accenture, Cisco, Citi, The Coca-Cola Company, Delta Air Lines, Google, Live Nation, P&G, Verizon, and campaign partners WW International, World Wide Technology

Campaign calls on governments, businesses, and philanthropists to contribute resources needed to protect and restore at least 1 billion trees by 2022 to curb climate change; and provide meals for the 41 million people on the brink of famine

Pro Bono Perspectives S3E14: Dr. Rahsaan Harris, Citizens Committee for New York City (CitizensNYC)

Dr. Rahsaan Harris, Citizens Committee for New York City
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Join us for a conversation with Dr. Rahsaan Harris, CEO of Citizens Committee for NYC (CitizensNYC), a micro-funding organization that provides support to community leaders on the front lines of change in their own neighborhoods. Hear what it was like for Rahsaan to assume his position as CEO in March 2020 right as New York went into lockdown, how he drove meaningful change during the pandemic, and why he believes many elements of pandemic era philanthropy and work culture should remain in place.

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