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The Venetian and The Palazzo Team Member Attends 2018 Amnesty International’s Annual General Meeting

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The Venetian and The Palazzo Team Member Biar Atem recently attended Amnesty International USA’s Annual General Meeting in Washington, DC as a “Build Bridges” panel member to empower Amnesty members to advocate for refugees and human rights. 

Social Activism and Community Engagement: A Conversation With Darrin Goss, President & CEO of Coastal Community Foundation

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In this episode of the Champions for Social Good podcast, Rachel Hutchisson, vice president of Corporate Citizenship and Philanthropy at Blackbaud (@blackbaud), speaks with Darrin Goss, president and CEO of the Coastal Community Foundation (@CCFofSC), about social media activism, community engagement and more.

Shared Value Summit 2018 Reflection

by Danielle Holly
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When Common Impact’s clients ask me what events they should attend to understand the next generation of CSR, employee engagement and for-purpose business, I always point them to the Shared Value Initiative (SVI). SVI held its annual summit this past week in the (finally sunny!) downtown NYC, where hundreds of business, investment and social sector professionals met to hear and discuss the latest in driving a social, environmental and

Announcing the 2018 Sands Cares Heroes of the Year

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In honor of the 2nd annual Sheldon G. and Dr. Miriam Adelson Citizenship Award, presented by Sands Cares, we are spotlighting our 12 Sands Cares Heroes, finalists for the Adelson Citizenship Award. Las Vegas Sands established the award to recognize Team Members across all of our regions who have demonstrated a dedication to giving back to local communities and important causes.  The award was created to honor the Adelson family’s long-term commitment to philanthropy and the legacy of giving that they have instilled in the company.  The winner will be announced Wednesday, April 25.

How Nike Trained Up Volunteer Champions for Their CSR Program

Shaping the next generation of social citizens
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Every CSR leader wants to make it easier for employees to be engaged in their communities, but facilitating connections between team members and local charities is often challenging.

Learn how Nike overcomes this challenge by training up their people as volunteering champions. With this approach, Nike employees gain a sense of ownership in their Goodness program and, in turn, the company helps charities garner more support for their causes through the Benevity platform.

VIDEO | Beneficial Beans Garden Provides Valuable Life Skills for Adults with Autism

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation Garden Stories Video Series
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Over the past eight years, The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation has helped create 1,000 community gardens across America. We’ve seen firsthand how gardens transform communities, but even more so, people’s lives. Here’s the story of one of those gardens, the Beneficial Beans Garden at the Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center in Phoenix, Arizona.

The Garden Stories series shines a light on community gardens across America and the amazing people who help build them. At The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation, we believe that every garden has a story. What’s yours?

VIDEO | Garden Time Provides Incarcerated Individuals Hope for the Future

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation Garden Stories Video Series
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Over the past eight years, The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation has helped create 1,000 community gardens across America. We’ve seen firsthand how gardens transform communities, but even more so, people’s lives. Here’s the story of one of those gardens, Garden Time in Providence, Rhode Island.

The Garden Stories series shines a light on community gardens across America and the amazing people who help build them. At The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation, we believe that every garden has a story. What’s yours?

College of Staten Island and Rhode Island School of Design Named Champions of RecycleMania 2018

3.6 Million Students Recycle and Compost 68.6 Million Pounds in Nation’s Premier Collegiate Recycling Competition
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STAMFORD, Conn., April 16, 2018 /3BL Media/ – College of Staten Island, which is a four-year, senior college of The City University of New York, and the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) have been named the winners of the two primary categories of the 2018 RecycleMania competition, sponsored by Rubbermaid Commercial Products®. With a recycling rate of more than 94.8 percent, College of Staten Island is the victor in the Diversion category, while RISD finished first in the Per Capita Classic category at 82.36 lbs.

Carlos Lejneiks Wins The 2018 American Express Leadership Academy Alumni Award

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And the winner of the 2018 American Express Leadership Academy Alumni Award is… Carlos Lejneiks!

The president and CEO of Big Brothers & Big Sisters (BBBS) of Essex, Hudson and Union Counties took over the then struggling agency in 2008. Within four years, he went from serving approximately 100 youth to serving more than 1,000.  Under his leadership, BBBS has received numerous awards from local, state and national organizations. 

Live From the American Express Leadership Academy Global Alumni Summit

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Greetings from the fourth annual American Express Leadership Academy Global Alumni Summit in NYC!

Over the next few days, we’ll be celebrating eleven years of a transformative program that has developed more than 3,000 nonprofit and social purpose leaders. Seventy-two distinguished program alumni from around the world are here today and tomorrow to grow their networks, enhance their leadership skills, and discuss key challenges facing nonprofit organizations.

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