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Pro Bono Perspectives Episode 24: Erica Tavares, International Medical Corps

Joining Forces for Disaster Relief
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In this episode, we turn back the clock to October 2018 when the world was recovering from several major natural disasters, including Hurricane Florence in the U.S. and the September earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia. Host & Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly and International Medical Corps (IMC) Senior Director of Institutional Advancement Erica Tavares take this opportunity to explore cross-sector partnerships focused on disaster relief.

TD Calls for Innovative Solutions to Help Increase Equitable Health Outcomes in Second Year of TD Ready Challenge

Up to ten grants available for eligible organizations in Canada and the United States as part of The Ready Commitment
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TORONTO and CHERRY HILL, N.J., June 25, 2019 /3BL Media/ – TD announced today that applications are open for the 2019 TD Ready Challenge, its annual North American initiative that has a total of 10 grants of $1 million (CDN) each, available to be awarded to ten future-forward organizations offering innovative solutions for a changing world.

“Go Skateboarding Day” for Good: eBay and The Skateroom Partner on Exclusive Artist-Designed Skateboard Sale for Charity

By: eBay News Team
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Shoppers can own one-of-a-kind decks bearing designs by Supreme, Louis Vuitton, Damien Hirst, Shepard Fairey, Andy Warhol and more.

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Shoppers can own one-of-a-kind decks bearing designs by Supreme, Louis Vuitton, Damien Hirst, Shepard Fairey, Andy Warhol and more.

Making the Business Case for Workplace Environmentalism

EarthShare has released new research for the corporate sector about how lack of environmental purpose at work affects the bottom line, and what to do about it
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WASHINGTON, June 25, 2019 /3BL Media/ — EarthShare and partners today released a special report for the corporate sector, The New Business Imperative: Employees Turn Environmental Action into a Workplace Necessity. In the first research of its kind to specifically focus on the environment as an employee engagement driver, results indicate that if companies are to meet employee expectations for corporat

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Releases 4th Annual ESG Report

HPE leverages technology to address societal and environmental needs and drive business results
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  • HPE has released its annual Living Progress Report, which shows our progress toward environmental, social, and governance goals
  • HPE continues to meet and exceed its customers’ business and sustainability goals by embedding efficiency, security, and reusability throughout the lifecycle of its products
  • HPE leads the industry with policies and programs that reduce its suppliers’ environmental impacts and protect human rights through targeted capability-building
  • HPE continued to foster a people and values-driven company culture by investing in its employees, as well as the communities in which the company operates
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  • HPE has released its annual Living Progress Report, which shows our progress toward environmental, social, and governance goals
  • HPE continues to meet and exceed its customers’ business and sustainability goals by embedding efficiency, security, and reusability throughout the lifecycle of its products
  • HPE leads the industry with policies and programs that reduce its suppliers’ environmental impacts and protect human rights through targeted capability-building
  • HPE continued to foster a people and values-driven company culture by investing in its employees, as well as the communities in which the company operates

Highlights From the HPE Living Progress Report

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The HPE Living Progress highlights video showcases our performance on environmental, social, and governance issues throughout 2018. See how we’re sustainably meeting the growing demand for compute by driving the circular economy, investing in people, and operating responsibly. Get more highlights from Living Progress: hpe.com/livingprogress

The Challenge for Business and Society

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Stan Litow, the former head of corporate citizenship programs at IBM, has written a new book entitled The Challenge for Business and Society: From Risk to Reward. In it, Litow examines the history of corporate responsibility and argues that companies can succeed by combining a commitment to the bottom line with a dedication to the common good.

Protecting and Advocating for LGBTQ Rights

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In honor of the 1969 Stonewall Uprising in Manhattan - considered the tipping point for the Gay Liberation Movement in the United States - each June Americans come together to celebrate LGBTQ Pride Month. Pride parades, picnics, parties, workshops, symposia and concerts are held all across the country, and nonprofits like America's Charities' members listed on this page, use the month to raise awareness about the current state of LGBTQ human rights and how their respective organizations are working to protect and advocate for those rights.

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