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Benevity Kicks Off 2019 With a Surge in Client Momentum

42 New Clients Go Live on the Benevity Platform adding 1.2 Million New Users to the Platform
Press Release

CALGARY, Canada, January 29, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Benevity, Inc., the global leader in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and employee engagement software, today announced 42 new clients have launched programs on the company’s platform in the last quarter, as companies seek to infuse their corporate brands and workplace cultures with more purpose.

First Look: Why eBay Renovated Its HQ with Breastfeeding Rooms and Gender-Neutral Bathrooms

by Jennifer Elias
Article

eBay gives the Business Journal a sneak peek at the renovations it's made at its headquarters as it aims to hire and retain top talent in Silicon Valley's extremely competitive labor market.

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FedEx Provides Free Admission to National Center for Civil and Human Rights Super Bowl Saturday in Atlanta

Second annual FedEx Free Day highlights new exhibits including Breaking Barriers: Sports for Change examining sports and activism
Press Release

ATLANTA, January 23, 2019 /3BL Media/ - The National Center for Civil and Human Rights will host a FedEx Free Day, Saturday February 2, providing free admission to all visitors courtesy of presenting sponsor FedEx.

Congrats to the Benevity Clients Who Made the JUST 100!

37 Benevity clients were listed among America’s Most JUST Companies
Blog

At Benevity, we have the honor of helping purpose-driven companies achieve positive social and business outcomes through software that makes it easier for them and, more importantly, their people to give, volunteer and take action around causes they care about. You’ve likely heard plenty about the business benefits of building a culture of Goodness—like attracting, retaining and engaging employees, driving higher profitability and earnings, and enhancing brand reputation.

Bruins to Host 3rd Annual BFit First Responder Challenge

the Third Annual BFit First Responder Challenge is powered by National Grid
Press Release

BOSTON, January 21, 2019 /3BL Media/ - The Boston Bruins and the Boston Bruins Foundation announced today that the Third Annual BFit First Responder Challenge powered by National Grid will take place Sunday, January 27, 2019 at TD Garden, starting at 9:00 a.m. This one of a kind event invites first responders from all over New England to participate in a course throughout TD Garden.

eBay's ‘Gifts that Give Back’ Program Enhances Listing Options for Over 54k Charities

by Ethan Rubinson, Software Engineer, Marci Ross, Quality Software Engineer, Scott McDowell, Lead Product Manager
Blog

From helping victims of the California wildfires to granting the wishes of critically ill children, eBay’s revamped Gifts That Give Back (GTGB) program provides over 54,000 charities the tools to create symbolic gift listings. These gifts may be purchased by millions of generous donors who wish to support their favorite non-profit organizations and the causes they stand for. eBay ensures that every symbolic gift sees 100% of the proceeds go directly to the sponsoring charity.

Georgia Interfaith Power & Light Green Team Summit 2019

John Lanier, executive director of Ray C. Anderson Foundation is keynote
Summary: 

Georgia Interfaith Power & Light Green Team Summit focuses on creation care.

Press Release

Georgia Interfaith Power & Light Green Team Summit focuses on creation care.

Join GRI's Live Stream on Meaningful Reporting at the UN Forum on Business & Human Rights

Article

On Wednesday 28 November, GRI will host a session at the UN Forum on Business and Human Rights in Geneva, 'Toward meaningful reporting on human rights’. ​This session will invite discussion on what is needed to increase and improve corporate human rights reporting and communication, including barriers to reporting and how these may be overcome, as well as how best to report on human rights due diligence and human rights impacts.

What Can Tween Literature Teach Us About Peace and Racial Equity?

Blog

In the opening of Dear Martin by Nic Stone, the book selected for One Book Baltimore, 17-year-old honor student Justyce McAllister is racially profiled by a police officer, who mistakenly thinks he was trying to steal a car, when he actually was trying to prevent his girlfriend—who had been drinking—from getting behind the wheel.

Using Blockchain Technology to Solve Global Problems

Blog

This post was written by guest blogger Dr. Mariana Dahan, Founder and CEO of the World Identity Network. She recently spoke as part of Cisco’s Women Rock-IT series.

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