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ON Semiconductor Adopts Underprivileged Schools in India

Written By: Rekha Nayak, human resources manager in India and grant advisor for Asia region
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World Children’s Day was first established in 1954 as Universal Children's Day and is celebrated on November 20 each year to promote international togetherness, awareness among children worldwide and improving children's welfare.

This is an annual day of action for children and a time for generations to come together to reimagine the type of world we want to create.

Whole Foods Market Nonprofit Foundations Raise $658,787 to Support Local and Global Communities

Shoppers and suppliers are alleviating poverty, improving children’s nutrition and expanding healthy food access and nutrition education.
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Whole Foods Market's three philanthropic foundations combined forces in a Communities Campaign in October to raise awareness and funds, enabling shoppers to join the retailer in efforts to alleviate global poverty, improve children’s nutrition and increase healthy food access in communities facing barriers. 

University of St. Michael's College President's Capstone Award Winners Celebrated

Winning projects focused on an innovative lifecycle perspective in mining, youth employment during COVID 19, and purpose enablement in responsible investing.
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TORONTO, November 18, 2020 /3BL Media/ - This week the University of St. Michael’s College is celebrating Student Capstone Projects, the summative exercise in the Diploma in Social Responsibility and Sustainability Program. These projects are designed to create positive social and environmental impact. This year’s winning projects focused on an innovative lifecycle perspective in mining, youth employment during COVID 19, and purpose enablement in responsible investing. 

Black Entrepreneurship Gets $2M Boost as Foundations and Media and Technology Company Invest in Miami-Based Center

Press Release

MIAMI, November 13, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, the Surdna Foundation and Comcast NBCUniversal announced today over $2 million in investments to support the Center for Black Innovation’s mission to increase Black entrepreneurship in Miami and throughout the nation.

Previously known as Code Fever Miami, the center will provide startup and investor education for Black tech entrepreneurs in cities across the nation. 

How the Center works

American Airlines Announces Members of the Community Council

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FORT WORTH, Texas, November 11, 2020 /3BL Media/ – American Airlines today announced the founding members of its Community Council. The Council, announced in June, is an important part of the airline’s deepening commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion following this year’s social unrest and the country’s reckoning with race in America.

Duke Energy Provides $1 Million in Grants to Support 40 Organizations Focused on Social Justice, Racial Equity in North Carolina

40 organizations receive grants to reduce disparate outcomes, support training, policy and criminal justice reform
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CHARLOTTE, N.C., November 11, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Duke Energy has announced the recipients of $1 million in grants through the Duke Energy Foundation to nonprofit organizations committed to social justice and racial equity in North Carolina.

$25,000 grants will be distributed to 40 organizations across North Carolina.

ON Semiconductor Offers Care and Support to Salberghaus in Germany

Written By: Joseph Notaro, vice president of worldwide automotive strategy and business development
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In honor of World Kindness Day 2020, a global day that promotes the importance of being kind to each other, to yourself and to the world, ON Semiconductor employees based in Germany shared their kindness. They recently lent a helping hand to a local charity in Munich called, Salberghaus, which provides a wide range of inpatient, semi-inpatient and outpatient services, as well as in day-care centers for children between the ages of two weeks and 10 years, and their families.

Schneider Electric's Tomorrow Rising Fund Helped 1.5 Million People Face the COVID-19 Crisis

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In partnership with 73 NGOs in 67 countries, Tomorrow Rising Fund contributed to reach 1.5 Million people receiving help to overcome the COVID-19 crisis. 

Read more about Tomorrow Rising and the Schnieder Electric Foundation

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National Ski Patrol and Subaru Celebrate 25th Year of Partnership

Press Release

CAMDEN, NJ – October 29, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Subaru of America, Inc. (SOA) and the National Ski Patrol (NSP) today announced they have renewed their partnership for another two years. Subaru is the official vehicle of the National Ski Patrol and this year marks the 25th anniversary of the partnership.

47 Benevity Clients Make 2021 Forbes JUST 100 List of America's Most JUST Companies

Benevity applauds companies leading with corporate purpose in 2020
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CALGARY, AB – October 29, 2020 – Benevity, Inc., the leading provider of global corporate purpose software, today announced that nearly half of the leaders named on the 2021 Forbes Just 100 Ranking – which recognizes “America’s Most JUST Companies” – use Benevity products and services to power their corporate purpose.

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