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Barriers to Employment

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WhenPeopleWork is an online employment matching system that aligns formerly incarcerated men and women—as well as prisoners on track to be released—with employers who already know that their job candidates from our program will be people who have been incarcerated. The "check the box" question about a criminal conviction history is eliminated, as is the stigma attached to it. The result is a fair chance at meaningful employment.

Las Vegas Sands Announces Recipient of Global Citizenship Award

Inaugural award recognizes team members for dedication to giving back to their local communities and important causes
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LAS VEGAS, May 1, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE: LVS) has named Erik Weiner the winner of The Mr. Sheldon G. and Dr. Miriam Adelson Citizenship Award presented by Sands Cares. Mr. Weiner is a training coordinator at Sands Bethlehem, the company’s resort property in Pennsylvania.

Why We Wear Fair Trade

Today and Every Day
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What we wear matters. When we wear it matters too.

This Fashion Revolution Day, on the anniversary of the Rana Plaza garment factory tragedy, We Wear Fair Trade to join a global conversation about the people who make our clothes. We also wear Fair Trade to highlight the movers and shakers of the fashion industry--the thought leaders, CEOs, designers and athletes--who are working hard to do things differently.

Changing the Way We Do Business

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When was the last time you upended your life – reevaluated the way you work, radically shifted how you measure success – and convinced 100,000 people to do it with you?

Now consider how the pharmaceutical industry traditionally markets and sells its products:

Earth Week Guest Post: Homelessness is Not a Defining Characteristic

By Erika George
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Erika George, director of Development for The Empowerment Plan, explains why homelessness is not a defining characteristic and shares how we can improve the lives of homeless individuals through partnerships and opportunities.  

Whole Planet Foundation® Prosperity Campaign Raises $3.4 Million

Funds which will enable Whole Planet Foundation to support an additional 100,350 microentrepreneurs and their family members.
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Whole Planet Foundation partners with microfinance organizations all over the world in order to serve the poorest entrepreneurs who have the least access to financial services. Listen to the words of microfinance staff from the US to Haiti, Morocco to Malawi, Burundi to Bhutan. 

Learn more about the Whole Planet Prosperity Campaign

PayPal Credit Gives A Boost to Small Businesses

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As the General Manager of Small Business in North America at PayPal, I’m lucky to be able to spend time with our customers to hear firsthand what tools and services they need to help them grow and thrive. Listening to your needs helps us build new products and tailor existing solutions – whether it’s helping you get access to capital or accept payments online, in-app and in-store. In the end, our goal is to help you attract new customers, increase conversions, sell more and, ultimately, grow your bottom line.

Shifting From Parts to Patterns

Rethinking our approach to complexity amid 21st century challenges
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“All our knowledge has its origins in our perceptions.” – Leonardo Da Vinci

I had the pleasure of hearing my friend Nora Bateson speak last week at The Players Club in New York City where she held a reading and conversation around her recently published book, Small Arcs of Larger Circles: Framing Through Other Patterns.

Points of Light Civic Accelerator Launches Spring 2017 Class

The Points of Light Civic Accelerator invests in 12 civic ventures that are addressing ways to improve economic mobility of underserved communities around the country
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ATLANTA, March 29, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The Points of Light Civic Accelerator, with founding partners the PwC Charitable Foundation Inc. and Starbucks Foundation, and CapitalOne Investing for Good, Vodafone Americas Foundation, U.S. Small Business Administration, Dentons, Singing for Change, and hotel sponsor Hilton Worldwide, kicks off the Spring 2017 accelerator program with ventures working to increase economic mobility across the country.

Arrow Electronics’ Carol Baroudi Honored for Top Blog

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CENTENNIAL, Colo., March 27, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Arrow Electronics’ sustainability and compliance expert Carol Baroudi was named a finalist in the Blog category at the 2017 PR News CSR Awards last week in Washington, D.C.

Carol publishes timely and thought-provoking content on a dedicated blog for Arrow’s value recovery business. She focuses on electronics in the circular economy, with an emphasis on IT asset disposition, e-waste and sustainability.

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