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Lincoln Financial Group Study Finds Community Involvement a Key Factor in Americans Taking Charge of Their Lives

Latest video in M.O.O.D. on the Street series showcases volunteers in Fort Wayne, Ind. discussing making a positive impact on others
Press Release

RADNOR, Pa., September 24, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Lincoln Financial Group (NYSE: LNC) released new findings from its M.O.O.D. (Measuring Optimism, Outlook, and Direction) of America study the company released in May that show an increased level of empowerment among respondents who take an active role in giving their time and resources to their local communities.

Our Commitments in Action: Symantec’s 2013 Corporate Responsibility Report

By Cecily Joseph, Senior Director, Corporate Responsibility

I’m excited to share that our Corporate Responsibility Report for fiscal year 2013 has been published. This annual report provides an opportunity to review our goals from the previous year, acknowledge successes, and reflect on how we can continue to refine our corporate responsibility strategy.

Symantec 2013 Corporate Responsibility Report Highlights Online Safety and Environmental Stewardship

Press Release

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept. 12, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Symantec Corp.’s 2013 Corporate Responsibility Report, released today, highlights the company’s progress toward integrating responsible social and business practices that directly support its global competitiveness. The report complements a year in which Symantec posted its strongest growth results in five years.

Big, Beautiful Bangalore!


"Namaskara, from Bangalore!" begins Johannes Wilson — an engineering geologist based in AECOM’s Christchurch, New Zealand, office — as he greets the many blog readers following his volunteer efforts in Bangalore, India. For more than a week, Johannes has been working alongside two other AECOM employees to deliver clean energy solutions to India’s poor as part of Pollinate Energy’s Young Professionals Program.

Deadlines Fast Approaching for Global Leaders To Engage with India’s Most Inspiring Social Entrepreneurs

Press Release

MUMBAI, India, September 3, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Deadlines are fast approaching for the 2013-2014 India Social Entrepreneurship Journeys, which will enable top executives, academics, and nonprofit leaders to discover how they can have their greatest positive impact on the world. Taking place this upcoming December and February, the India Social Entrepreneurship Journeys will take a hand selected groups of senior leaders on carefully curated 5-8 day experiences.

Microsoft Alumni Recognized for Extraordinary Leadership in Philanthropy

Microsoft Alumni Foundation Announces 21 Nominees for the 2013 Integral Fellows Awards
Press Release

Bellevue, Wash., August 29, 2013 /3BL Media/ — The Microsoft Alumni Foundation has announced 21 nominees for its fifth annual Integral Fellows Awards, a program that recognizes and rewards Microsoft Corp. alumni for their nonprofit and philanthropic efforts. Each nominee represents a nonprofit organization either started by Microsoft alumni or where Microsoft alumni are making valuable contributions.

PG&E Participates in Pilot Program to Measure the Impact of Community Investments

ACCP and Corporate Citizenship Release Pilot Program Results on Global Approach to Measuring Corporate Community Investing
Pilot program participants include Amway, Cisco, ConAgra Foods, The Coca‐Cola Company, The Dow Chemical Company, FedEx, Goodrich Corporation, The Hartford, Hasbro, ING U.S., KPMG, Merck, and Pacific Gas and Electric Company
Press Release
Pilot program participants include Amway, Cisco, ConAgra Foods, The Coca‐Cola Company, The Dow Chemical Company, FedEx, Goodrich Corporation, The Hartford, Hasbro, ING U.S., KPMG, Merck, and Pacific Gas and Electric Company

Is Corporate Citizenship a Dying Concept?

By Jim Lynch, TechSoup

The news website,, recently ran a piece by William Pfaff that makes the assumption that American corporations no longer have any citizen-like obligations to the American nation. It circulated within TechSoup and also among some of our corporate donor partners.

Keep America Beautiful Kicks Off Registration for 2013 National Planting Day

U.S. Department of Agriculture Joins Nonprofit in Issuing Nationwide Call to Plant Native Species on Sept. 7 and throughout the Fall
Press Release

STAMFORD, Conn., Aug. 20, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful (KAB), its affiliates and partners are mobilizing Americans to bolster local ecosystems by planting native species of trees, shrubs and plants during its second annual National Planting Day on Saturday, Sept. 7.

Waste Management Awards Keep America Beautiful Affiliates with Think Green® Grants

Ten communities receive grants of $10,000 to support local projects
Press Release

STAMFORD, Conn., August 14, 2013 /3BL Media/ – National nonprofit Keep America Beautiful (KAB) and Waste Management (NYSE:WM) today announced that $10,000 Think Green® Grants were being awarded to 10 KAB affiliates across the country.


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