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Benevity Announces Steven Woods as Incoming Chief Technology Officer

Leading Corporate Purpose Platform Continues to Invest in Growth
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CALGARY, Alberta, May 7, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Benevity, Inc., the leading global provider of corporate social responsibility and employee engagement software, today announced that Steven Woods will be joining the executive team as Chief Technology Officer, effective June 1, 2020. Steven will be based in Toronto leading a technology team of more than 200 development, product management, analytics and enterprise platform professionals that spans Benevity’s Calgary, Victoria and Toronto offices.

Seven Key Issues Affecting Women and Girls During the COVID-19 Pandemic—and What You Can Do About Them

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Although the COVID-19 pandemic has affected millions around the world, few groups have been as negatively impacted as women. FSG's latest blog outlines seven key issues disproportionately affecting women and girls, and provides guidance for how individuals and organizations can minimize gender inequities exacerbated by the pandemic.

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Benevity Releases Special 2020 COVID-19 Relief Report as Part of #GivingTuesdayNow

Data from over 500 companies identifies how businesses are leading with purpose during a global crisis
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CALGARY, Alberta, May 5, 2020 /3BL Media/ — Benevity, Inc., the global leader in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and employee engagement software, today released a special COVID-19 Relief report, Leading with Purpose in Extraordinary Times. The report examines data from over 500 purpose-driven companies between March 1 and April 30, highlighting how businesses are activating their people and communities during a global crisis.

Unveiling the Porter Novelli Purpose Summit: Committing to Action Amid COVID-19

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The COVID‐19 crisis is accelerating the transformation of business – one that solidifies the private sector mandate of a stakeholder‐first, rather than shareholder‐only, mentality. We’ve kept a pulse on this shift, brand action and stakeholder expectations, revealing that 75% of the U.S. public believes business must take action to protect employees, care for communities and support front-line workers in the fight against COVID‐19. Companies who have rapidly and authentically met this expectation demonstrate Purpose – at its finest.

The CVS Health Foundation and CATCH Global Foundation Premier New ‘Be Vape Free’ Virtual Field Trip April 30th in Partnership with Discovery Education

Virtual Learning Opportunity Empowers Students and Families to Make Healthier Science-Based Decisions About E-Cigarette Use
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SILVER SPRINGS, Md., Monday, April 27, 2020 /3BL Media/ – According to the Food and Drug Administration, 5 million youth in the United States currently use e-cigarettes: 1 in 4 high school students (27.5%) and 1 in 10 middle school students (10.5%). Vaping increases a person’s chance of experiencing complications from upper respiratory illnesses and some researchers believe there exists a relationship between vaping and COVID-19 patients.

Ecocentricity Blog: My Calling

By: John A. Lanier
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Though Ray Anderson is John Lanier's greatest inspiration as an environmentalist, it is John's faith that fundamentally motivates him to care for the earth.

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Though Ray Anderson is John Lanier's greatest inspiration as an environmentalist, it is John's faith that fundamentally motivates him to care for the earth.

One World: Together At Home - Global Citizen, Together With Lady Gaga, Announced $127 Million In Commitments To Date In Support Of Healthcare Workers In The Fight Against The COVID-19 Pandemic

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Commitments from Philanthropists and Corporate Partners Will Benefit the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund for the World Health Organization (WHO), Powered by the UN Foundation, Along with Local and Regional Charities

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Commitments from Philanthropists and Corporate Partners Will Benefit the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund for the World Health Organization (WHO), Powered by the UN Foundation, Along with Local and Regional Charities

Will Fear of COVID-19 and Loathing of Capitalism Drive Systemic Change?

Capitalism’s shield has been breached - we can now see its dark soul.
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Texas Lieutenant Governor, Dan Patrick recently said, and I paraphrase, it’s not only OK, it’s good for America to throw granny under the bus to save the economy. Just let that sink in for a moment. What kind of culture would tolerate that kind of thinking. And when I say tolerate I don’t mean tolerate from a legal perspective - I’m referring to the perspective of social norms.

Aflac Incorporated Donates $5 Million as Part of Company's Overall COVID-19 Pandemic Response

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COLUMBUS, Ga., April 15, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- Aflac Incorporated, a leader in supplemental insurance at U.S. worksites, today announced it has contributed $5 million to two organizations that are providing assistance for health care workers on the front lines of the COVID-19 global pandemic. The $5 million donation includes:

Blackbaud Announces New Measures to Support Customers and Global Community in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

CEO of social good software leader voluntarily forgoes paycheck; releases free resources to customers; gives donation to fight virus; expands employee matching gift program
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Charleston, S.C. (March 31, 2020) /3BL Media/ — Blackbaud (NASDAQ: BLKB), the world’s leading cloud software company powering social good, announced new measures to support its customers and the broader social economy as many organizations are thrown into crisis mode in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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