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Subaru of America, Inc. and Local Subaru Retailers Partner with Make-A-Wish® New Jersey to Deliver Surprise Wish for 8-Year-Old Camden Boy

Convoy of Subaru Vehicles Led by Camden County Police Department Delivers Shopping Spree Wish Items Outside Antonio’s Home
Press Release

CAMDEN, NJ, December 16, 2020 /3BL Media/ – On Friday December 11th at 3:00PM, eight-year-old Antonio of Camden, New Jersey received the surprise of a lifetime – a fleet of Subaru vehicles, led by a Camden County Police Department escort, drove past his home, each car carrying gifts that Antonio wished for during his virtual shopping spree just a few weeks prior.

Keep America Beautiful Recognizing Santa Fe for Environmental Efforts

Article

Originally published by KRQE.

By: KRQE Staff

Keep Santa Fe Beautiful has received national recognition from Keep America Beautiful for its work in the city.

Guiding the Post-Pandemic Recovery

Words by Andy Navarrete
Article

There is a natural desire, born of uncertainty and anxiety, to see 2020 as an anomaly: a unique moment in time when an unprecedented global pandemic has forced us to radically alter our daily lives. What’s more, these events have opened another window into the disparities that exist in our communities — from access to health care and education, to racial injustice. 

Bryan Stevenson, Sir Elton John, Temie Giwa-Tubosun, President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen, Warren Buffett, Sesame Workshop and the Black Lives Matter Movement to be Recognized at the 2020 Global Citizen Prize Awards

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Alessia Cara, Carrie Underwood, Common, Gwen Stefani, John Legend, JoJo, Tori Kelly
to Perform at Ceremony Hosted by John Legend

With Appearances by John Oliver, Katie Couric, Miley Cyrus, Nick Jonas, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau,
Oprah Winfrey, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Scott Evans and Usher

Televised Special Honoring People Shaping the ‘World We Want’ Will Air Starting December 19th on NBC, MSNBC, CTV, Albavision, Digicel, Insight TV, Mediacorp, MTV International, Multimedios Televisión, SABC, SKY Media, TRACE Anglophone West Africa and Vodafone 

Global Citizen Prize Will Also Stream on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and TIDAL

Press Release

Alessia Cara, Carrie Underwood, Common, Gwen Stefani, John Legend, JoJo, Tori Kelly
to Perform at Ceremony Hosted by John Legend

With Appearances by John Oliver, Katie Couric, Miley Cyrus, Nick Jonas, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau,
Oprah Winfrey, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Scott Evans and Usher

Televised Special Honoring People Shaping the ‘World We Want’ Will Air Starting December 19th on NBC, MSNBC, CTV, Albavision, Digicel, Insight TV, Mediacorp, MTV International, Multimedios Televisión, SABC, SKY Media, TRACE Anglophone West Africa and Vodafone 

Global Citizen Prize Will Also Stream on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and TIDAL

Responsible Business Alliance Launches Worker Voice Platform

New tools include worker surveys, audit support, mobile learning, and grievance reporting
Press Release

ALEXANDRIA, Va., December 15, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The Responsible Business Alliance (RBA) today announced the launch of its worker voice platform to help members and their suppliers improve conditions in their international supply chains by giving workers more ways to provide feedback and learn important professional and personal skills while providing companies with greater visibility into facilities.

Albertsons Companies Foundation Donates $14 Million to Organizations Fighting Hunger

Includes major grants of up to $500,000 to organizations with innovative projects to eradicate hunger; nearly 150 organizations receive grants of up to $100,000
Article

Albertsons Companies Foundation is awarding almost $14 million in grants from its Nourishing Neighbors community relief fund to local hunger-fighting organizations in areas their stores serve from coast to coast. 

The grants include almost $4 million for 13 large grants to organizations across the United States as part of Nourishing Neighbors’ new innovation grant program, which awards grants up to $500,000 to organizations with innovative projects or new ideas for eradicating hunger.  

Fifth Third ESG Report: Collaborations for Community Benefit: Northwest Activities Center

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Northwest Activities Center (NWAC) is a community staple in Detroit—and so is Fifth Third Bank. The two have worked together for years and the relationship has yielded lasting, sustainable results for individuals and families in the Motor City.

Ray C. Anderson Foundation's NextGen Committee Awards $100,000 Grant to Cultural Survival

Press Release

December 15, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The NextGen Committee of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation has awarded a $100,000 grant to Cultural Survival to support grassroots Indigenous solutions to climate change.

The Ray C. Anderson Foundation is a private family foundation that was launched in 2012 to celebrate the legacy of Ray C. Anderson (1934-2011), a globally known industrialist turned environmentalist that was once named the “Greenest CEO” by Fortune magazine and a “Hero of the Environment” by TIME.

Benevity Helps Microsoft Bing Raise $1.5 Million for Nonprofits

With every search, Bing users earn rewards that are donated to a cause of the user’s choice and matched by Microsoft
Press Release

CALGARY, Alberta, December 15, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Benevity, Inc., the leading provider of global corporate purpose software, today announced that Give with Bing users have donated Microsoft Rewards points valued at over US$1.5 million to more than 30,000 nonprofit organizations around the world, including matching funds contributed by Microsoft since April. Microsoft will continue to match donations under the Give with Bing program through December 31, 2020, doubling the impact for nonprofits this holiday season.

Powering an Inclusive Future Through Corporate Social Responsibility

By Tae Yoo, Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs at Cisco
Blog

Cisco’s purpose to power an inclusive future for all is something the company has been committed to for decades. The power of our technology to create positive and inclusive outcomes on a global scale was immediately apparent to Cisco’s founders and has been core to our corporate social responsibility (CSR) programs ever since. We have always focused on providing individuals and communities with access to opportunities—helping people get their basic needs met, obtain relevant skills, and find or create meaningful employment in a digital economy.

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