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The Ray Selected in Newsweek’s Top 100 Smart City Partner - Momentum Awards

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The Ray has been chosen as one Newsweek's Top 100 Smart City Partner Momentum Award winners. The Momentum Awards are an annual celebration of the people and cities propelling the world toward an environmentally sustainable, socially equitable, economically viable future of autonomous mobility and smart urban environments. 

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The Ray has been chosen as one Newsweek's Top 100 Smart City Partner Momentum Award winners. The Momentum Awards are an annual celebration of the people and cities propelling the world toward an environmentally sustainable, socially equitable, economically viable future of autonomous mobility and smart urban environments. 

Search Underway for Recipients of Annual IOC Sport and Active Society Development Grants

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The International Olympic Committee (IOC), through its Aport and Active Society (SAS) Commission development grants 2020, will provide extra resources to four grassroots organisations using sport and physical activity as a means to tackle social issues around the world. 

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The International Olympic Committee (IOC), through its Aport and Active Society (SAS) Commission development grants 2020, will provide extra resources to four grassroots organisations using sport and physical activity as a means to tackle social issues around the world. 

Cause Talk Radio Podcast - Ep274: Disney Team of Heroes Goes All in to Transform Children’s Hospitals Around the Globe

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In this episode of CauseTalk Radio, Megan has a conversation with Elissa Margolis, SVP, Enterprise Social Responsibility for The Walt Disney Company about the Disney Team of Heroes initiative, how and why they decided to focus their resources in this way and some of the cool technologies they’re bringing to children’s hospitals that includes interactive murals, RFID technology that allows patients to choose the characters they experience in their hospital journey and special windows that provide a view into Disney content.

A Farm Which Puts Families Back in Touch With Nature

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In Baldissero Torinese, a small community nestled in the majestic hills surrounding the Northern Italian city of Turin, adults and young people are getting back in touch with nature. Less than half an hour from the city’s bustling center is the Paideia Social Farm, a space where families can come together to learn, experiment and share unforgettable experiences in the great outdoors. It offers families, especially those with disabled children, the chance to learn about how to care for plants and animals.

Our Food Is a Gift From the Planet: A Gift to Be Treasured, Not Wasted

By Mary Jane Melendez | Chief Sustainability & Social Impact Officer; President, General Mills Foundation
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Food has an intrinsic value to feed, nourish, heal, satisfy, and connect us. Food is a universal, human experience to be savored and cherished. It is best enjoyed and experienced when shared with others.

AEG Welcomes More Than 300 Children to Downtown Los Angeles Offices for Trick-or-Treating

AEG, STAPLES Center and L.A. LIVE welcomed children and families from Hope Street Family Center and the Children's Bureau Family Center (Magnolia Place)
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In celebration of Halloween, AEG welcomed more than 300 children and families to its global headquarters in downtown Los Angeles for its annual office trick-or-treating. Children and families from Hope Street Family Center and the Children's Bureau Family Center (Magnolia Place) spent the morning trick-or-treating throughout AEG’s corporate offices in addition to the offices of STAPLES Center and L.A. LIVE.

eBay for Charity and Miranda Lambert Partner for Exclusive Wildcard Auction

Proceeds Benefit MuttNation Foundation in Support of Shelter Pet Adoption.
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eBay and country music superstar Miranda Lambert announced today that they are partnering on a surprise charity auction for fans to celebrate her new album. Miranda’s Wildcard Auction (ebay.com/MuttNation) features a large selection of 400+ pre-loved fashion from street-worn to stage-worn looks, footwear, jewelry and accessories, plus more all hand-picked by Lambert from her personal closet.

OneWest Bank Unveils New Branch Design at West L.A. Grand Opening

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PASADENA, Calif., November 1, 2019 /3BL Media/ – OneWest Bank, CIT's Southern California retail bank division, today announced the grand opening of its West Los Angeles location featuring modern technology and a customized branch design.

Family Compensation Fund Improves the Lives of More Than 800 Colombian Farmers

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The Comfandi Family Compensation Fund is improving lives by providing affordable essential services to low-income people and creating employment opportunities throughout its company value chain.

Stakeholder Engagement and Collaboration: Distracting Buzzwords, or the Secret Ingredients for Inclusive Business Success?

By Nazila Vali, Deputy Team Lead, and Rabayl Mirza, Impact Lead at the Business Call to Action
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The words “collaboration” and “stakeholder engagement” get tossed around a lot these days – especially when it comes to the 2030 Agenda and our ambitious Sustainable Development Goals.

But what exactly do they mean and how should we go about it?

Loosely defined, collaboration is the process of working with others to achieve a common goal while stakeholder engagement is how an organization involves people who may be affected by the decisions it makes or can influence how the decisions are carried out.

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