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Accenture Grants Plan International an Additional US$3.65 Million to Equip Young Adults in Thailand and Indonesia with Skills

Award is part of Accenture’s global corporate citizenship focus, Skills to Succeed
Press Release
(3BL Media) New York, NY - September 6, 2012 - Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Plan International today announced that Accenture and the Accenture Foundations have awarded Plan International an additional grant of US$3.65 million – distributed over a three year period – to help provide approximately 7,100 disadvantaged young adults in Thailand and Indonesia with the technical, vocational and entrepreneurial skills necessary to find employment or build a busines

VolunteerMatch and Aflac Team Up in Fight Against Pediatric Cancer


When it comes to pediatric cancer treatment and research, VolunteerMatch and Aflac are birds of a feather. The website with the famous hands and the supplemental insurer with the famous duck both share a commitment to helping kids with cancer and their families.

Cabot® Creamery Cooperative to ‘Reward Volunteers’ Again with Gusto

Reward Volunteers 2.0 Has Launched; Cabot Hopes to More Than Double its Effectiveness in the Second Phase of the Program
Press Release

(3BL Media) Cabot, VT – August 31, 2012 – Following a successful Phase One launch of Reward Volunteers earlier this year, Cabot Creamery - the New England and upstate New York dairy farm family-owned cooperative best known as “The Maker’s of the World’s Best Cheddar” - has expanded and re-launched Reward Volunteers 2.0.

America Recycles Day 2012 Announces Open Registration for Local Events

Join the national celebration of American recycling by hosting a local event. Get free resources!
Press Release

(3BL Media) Washington, DC - August 21, 2012 – Online registration is now open for Keep America Beautiful’s America Recycles Day (ARD), the one day to educate and motivate people about the importance of recycling to our economy and for our environmental well-being.

Recognized annually on Nov. 15, ARD celebrates the benefits of recycling while providing an educational platform that helps raise awareness about the value of reducing, reusing and recycling – every day – all throughout the year.

Keep America Beautiful Launches National Planting Day

U.S. Department of Agriculture Joins Nonprofit in Issuing Nationwide Call to Plant Native Species on Sept. 8 and throughout the Fall
Press Release

(3BL Media) Stamford, CT - August 14, 2012 - Keep America Beautiful (KAB), its affiliates and its partners are mobilizing Americans to support local ecosystems by planting native species of trees, shrubs, and plants through a new call to action. The first National Planting Day will take place on Saturday, Sept. 8, with the KAB initiative continuing with activities through Nov. 30.

Todd Spaletto, President of The North Face Announces the Entire The North Face Family to Take the Role Models Pledge


If you’re a fan of The North Face on Facebook, you might have seen the Role Models Pledge, which we launched earlier this summer. I’m excited about this project because at the heart of our company our mission is to inspire a global movement of Outdoor Exploration. Role Models asks you to get outside this summer -- and take someone with you.

Sierra Club's Best Internship on Earth: Military Families and Veterans Initiative, DESTINATION: Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming


Wow, what an incredible week! Weeks like this justify the title of this internship – the best on earth. Right now I’m in Puerto Rico for the annual Sierra Student Coalition summer training program, but I’m taking a moment to reflect on my Fourth of July holiday with the our nation’s military families.

Keep America Beautiful Kicks Off Second Annual Recycle-Bowl Competition

Visit to Register Your School Today!
Press Release

(3BL Media) Stamford, CT - August 8, 2012 – Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s largest volunteer-based community action and education organization, is again teaming up with Nestlé Waters North America to announce the launch of the second annual Recycle-Bowl youth recycling competition.

Waste Management Continues to Help Keep America Beautiful Improve Community Environments Across the Nation

Waste Management Awards 10 Think Green® Grants to KAB Affiliates for Innovative Projects and Programs
Press Release

(3BL Media) Stamford, CT - Aug. 6, 2012 - National nonprofit Keep America Beautiful (KAB) announced today that Waste Management (NYSE: WM) has awarded $10,000 individual grants to 10 KAB affiliates. The Waste Management Think Green® Grants are awarded to encourage community sustainability through local environmental efforts.

Mental Disorders Impair Economic Success in Developed Countries

Reports new study in Biological Psychiatry
Press Release

(3BL Media) Philadelphia, PA - July 31, 2012 - Mental disorders that emerge in childhood and adolescence, including attention-deficit disorder, depression, anxiety and substance abuse, constitute significant challenges to cognitive, emotional, and social development. As a result, it is perhaps not surprising that earnings and income are substantially reduced among people diagnosed with mental disorders.


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