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Carnival Corporation to Expand the Fathom Experience to Additional Company Cruise Line Brands

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MIAMI, November 4, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world’s largest leisure travel company, announced Wednesday plans to expand its Fathom brand’s Dominican Republic social impact experiences to its other cruise line brands sailing to its Amber Cove port of call.

Collegiate GameDay Recycling Challenge Reaches Midway Point

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It’s halftime for the 2016 GameDay Recycling Challenge!

The GameDay Recycling Challenge (GDRC) is a friendly competition that encourages sustainability in collegiate athletics by promoting waste reduction and recycling practices in football stadiums and at tailgating areas. Many of the GDRC events coincide with America Recycles Day, a Keep America Beautiful national initiative.

Boy, LongHorn Steakhouse Turn Lemonade into 9/11 Meals

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Oliver Perry is a budding lemonade-stand mogul with the heart of a philanthropist. All this and he’s only 7.

The Lafayette, LA, boy earned $325 over the summer selling the favorite drink of little entrepreneurs everywhere, and he wanted to use the money to feed first responders. He got the idea after watching a YouTube video about a child who treated police officers to breakfast. Oliver’s father, Nathan, is a reserve deputy with the Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Civic 50 Honorees AT&T and Hasbro Made a Difference by Mentoring Youth

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Maya Angelou. Quincy Jones. Sting. Tom Brokaw. President Bill Clinton. What do all of these people have in common? Their successes in life would not have been possible without the guidance and advice of a mentor. Civic 50 sector leaders AT&T and Hasbro Inc.

2015 Pacific Ocean Pilot Rescue Earns Holland America Line an AMVER Award

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The captain and crew of Holland America Line’s ms Veendam were honored by the Association for Rescue at Sea with a prestigious AFRAS AMVER Award for the 2015 rescue of a pilot who ditched his aircraft in the Pacific Ocean near Hawaii. The Automated Mutual Assistance Vessel Rescue System was implemented by the U.S. Coast Guard in 1958, and the AMVER Awards were created in 1971 to recognize vessels that participate in the program.

Go Batty Over Bat Conservation

It's #BatWeek!
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It may come as a surprise, but we go batty over bats at our Auburn Hills Complex – and it’s not just during Halloween. Scattered across the grounds are 10 bat houses with each having the potential to shelter 100 - 300 bats and their young that need nurturing.

Faces of LongHorn Steakhouse | Chris Hefner

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At LongHorn Steakhouse, our team members serve as the faces of our brand and ambassadors of our core values. They make an impression on every guest who walks through our front doors, delivering great food, an engaging atmosphere and unmatched service.

How OhioHealth Surpasses Their Associate Volunteering Goals

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OhioHealth doesn’t see itself as a separate entity from its community. With a system of more than 28,000 physicians, associates, and volunteers, they’re an integral component of their community.

I initially heard from Todd Anderson, OhioHealth’s Client Relations Manager at VolunteerMatch, that the company managed to increase volunteer participation rates by over 4,000 hours in just one year. To be specific, they set a goal to track 18,500 volunteer hours in 2016 — a goal which they met and then surpassed by reaching 22,618 volunteer hours.

Employee E-Recycling Reaches 25 Tons at FCA US

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For the second time this year, FCA US hosted an electronics recycling (e-recycling) event, collecting broken and outdated equipment from employees at the Auburn Hills Complex in Michigan on Sept. 8.

The group’s previous recycling event was held in conjunction with Earth Day in April.

Between the two events, the organizers collected nearly 25 tons of cell phones, laptop and desk top computers, tablets, printers, VCRs, DVD players, stereos, copiers, fax machines and various other items.

Play a Key Role in Developing Global Reporting Standards: Join the GSSB

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The GSSB was established by GRI in 2014 as an independent governance body, to develop and approve GRI Sustainability Reporting Standards (GRI Standards). By following procedures set out in the GSSB Due Process Protocol, the GSSB ensures that GRI Standards are developed in an objective and independent manner.

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