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The 11th Annual Responsible Business Awards 2020 Shortlist Announced

Kimberly Clark, ReNew Energy, Maersk, The NatWest Group, Aviva, Dow, UPS, The Ellen MacArthur Foundation, ABN AMRO are among 80+ nominees being shortlisted for this year’s The Responsible Business Awards
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September 8, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The shortlist for Reuters Events 11th Responsible Business Awards has been announced. The winners will be revealed and celebrated on 8-9 October, during a virtual broadcast to a global audience of over 5,000 senior business executives.

Vistra Strengthens Commitment to Provide Laptops to Low-Income Students

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IRVING, Texas, September 8, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Vistra (NYSE: VST) today announced that it has capped-off a summer giving campaign to provide laptops to low-income students ahead of the 2020-21 school year. The company has partnered with Comp-U-Dopt, a non-profit organization that provides technology access and education to underserved youth.

Global Citizen and Headcount Announce 'Just Vote' Campaign to Mobilize Young Voters

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Artists Participating in Non-Partisan Civic Engagement Campaign Include Billie Eilish,  Billy Porter, DJ Khaled, FINNEAS, Julianne Hough, Loren Gray, Nicky Jam, Quavo, Taylor Swift, Usher and More

'Just Vote’ Campaign Aims to Engage One Million Voters and Get 50,000 Young People Registered Before November’s Election

 

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Artists Participating in Non-Partisan Civic Engagement Campaign Include Billie Eilish,  Billy Porter, DJ Khaled, FINNEAS, Julianne Hough, Loren Gray, Nicky Jam, Quavo, Taylor Swift, Usher and More

'Just Vote’ Campaign Aims to Engage One Million Voters and Get 50,000 Young People Registered Before November’s Election

 

Within Our Reach - Equitable Local Economies Through Action and Investment

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by Sydney England, of LOCUS Impact Investing 

The intersection of a global pandemic and reinvigorated demands for racial equity and social justice has created a gut-check moment for communities across the country, one that calls for a “new model” of place-based philanthropy. Now is the time to re-imagine a community and economy that work for all and re-invest to make them happen.

HPE Donates Technology to Enable Remote Learning for Disadvantaged Youth During Pandemic

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IN THIS ARTICLE

  • HPEFS donated 300 refurbished laptops to Boys Hope Girls Hope, a nonprofit organization with a mission to nurture and guide motivated young people in need
  • The donation of 300 refurbished, certified pre-owned laptops originated in HPE’s Technology Renewal Center, which plays a key role in the company’s commitment to Circular Economy
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IN THIS ARTICLE

  • HPEFS donated 300 refurbished laptops to Boys Hope Girls Hope, a nonprofit organization with a mission to nurture and guide motivated young people in need
  • The donation of 300 refurbished, certified pre-owned laptops originated in HPE’s Technology Renewal Center, which plays a key role in the company’s commitment to Circular Economy

Companies Act on Voting Access

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As the 2020 presidential election looms during the continued effects of coronavirus, even the act of voting has become a public health risk. That, combined with daily news stories sharing new obstacles to voting (such as slow mail times, removal of mail boxes and the closing of polling stations), has made the topic of voting a major concern for many. To encourage voting in a time where the barriers seem higher than ever before, companies are getting involved. Here are top examples from this week of brands unveiling their efforts around voting access and education:

Climate Week NYC and Global Citizen Partner to Highlight Youth-Led and Justice-Based Climate Action

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NEW YORK, September 4, 2020 /3BL Media/  – Climate Week NYC is teaming up with Global Citizen for the second year to promote youth-led and grassroots climate action. Global Citizen is the Youth, Public Mobilization and Justice program partner for Climate Week NYC, where they will engage citizens to create systemic change through collective action.

Keep America Beautiful: 5 Tips for a Sustainable Labor Day

No matter how you're celebrating Labor Day weekend, use these tips from Keep America Beautiful to have a sustainable holiday.
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Believe it or not, Labor Day is around the corner. It’s the unofficial end of the summer and a great time to kick off some new eco-friendly routines. Check out our favorite tips for enjoying the long holiday weekend with the environment in mind.

Qualcomm Small Business Accelerator Program to Provide Transformational Technology and Services to 33 Selected Small Businesses: From Music Teaching to Cleantech Engineering

Selected small businesses to receive customized solutions and support from qualcomm’s ecosystem of partners, to accelerate digital transformation during the COVID-19 pandemic
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SAN DIEGO, September 9, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. today announced selections for the Qualcomm® Small Business Accelerator Program, which is designed to help small businesses transition to a mobile-first digital work environment to thrive in today’s business climate and set-up for success in the long-term.

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