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How eBay seller Cami Nyquist grew her business from her kitchen table to establishing a nonprofit to help pay it forward.

Blog from in Philanthropy
Jun 29, 2020 3:50 PM ET

Editor’s note: In celebration of eBay’s 25th anniversary, we’re spotlighting a seller every week from our global community in our Mini Stories column through 2020.

Press Release from in Environment
Jun 29, 2020 3:10 PM ET

New research shows commodity-driven deforestation is associated with five percent of global emissions; and deforestation in Amazon rose 50 percent in the first four months of 2020 as the economy began to collapse 

New Ceres’ Investor Guide to Deforestation and Climate Change calls on investors to tackle deforestation risks at same scale and speed they bring to broader portfolio-wide climate risks

By Claudine Galloway

Blog from in Philanthropy
Jun 29, 2020 3:10 PM ET

When the novel coronavirus spread across the world, one thing was evident among General Mills employees – they wanted to do their part to help in some way.

Across the company, from our product brand teams and the General Mills Foundation to employees in their free time, plans were made and action was taken.

Here’s a small snapshot of our collective actions during the pandemic so far.

by Mark Herrmann VP, Fundamentals & Structuring at NRG

Blog from in People, Social Action & Community Engagement
Jun 29, 2020 3:00 PM ET

At NRG, we are driven to be active members of our communities. Many of us, both individually and collectively, give our support, our time, and our resources to nonprofit organizations dedicated to helping vulnerable members of our community. This need to help has only been heightened as we begin to understand the breadth of COVID-19.

by Mary Draves, Chief Sustainability Officer and Vice President of Environment, Health and Safety at Dow

Blog from in Human Resources
Jun 29, 2020 2:30 PM ET

Dow is seeking to take a holistic approach to sustainability and looking at global challenges such as climate change, plastic waste and inequality as interconnected issues...

Multimedia with summary from in Human Resources
Jun 29, 2020 1:45 PM ET

AEG’s LA Kings scout Blake Bolden, the first African American player in the National Women’s Hockey League (NWHL), recently joined the Black Girl Hockey Club (BGHC) for a Juneteenth Celebration panel discussion on race, hockey and community.

By Linda Miller OBE, Infrastructure Construction Director

Blog from in Green Building
Jun 29, 2020 1:00 PM ET

The post-pandemic world can be safer, more equitable, and increasingly sustainable – and engineers are ready to make it happen. That’s my takeaway after participating in today’s BBC World Service panel titled The Engineers: Re-Engineering the Future.

LGBTQ+ employees around the world share personal stories about what it means to bring their whole selves to work at Merck

Blog from in Human Resources
Jun 29, 2020 12:40 PM ET

It can be as simple as sharing your weekend plans with coworkers, or having a photo of your partner on your desk. When you feel free to be yourself at work, even the seemingly small things can have a big impact on your happiness and wellbeing. 

Blog from in Philanthropy
Jun 29, 2020 12:20 PM ET

The ON Semiconductor Foundation is committed to serving the needs of communities through the investment of resources. Its primary focus of giving is in the areas of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) Education, Health, Disaster Relief, Environment and Human Services. 

Since 2016, ON Semiconductor has funded more than $5 million in grants, employee matching and in-kind donations, as well as sponsorships and dollars-for-doers for employee volunteerism.  

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Deputy Chief of Engineers to expand focus on military construction, civil works and strategic growth opportunities

Press Release from in Business & Trade
Jun 29, 2020 12:00 PM ET

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., June 29, 2020 /3BL Media/ – With rising demand for more sustainable, resilient infrastructure to support national security efforts and greater economic prosperity, Black & Veatch announced U.S. Army Major General Richard Kaiser has been named Federal Growth Officer. 

With more than 33 years of experience as a member of the U.S. Army and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Kaiser brings deep experience in leading multi-billion dollar domestic and international infrastructure, military construction and environmental programs.

International Paper Donates Boxes to Shelby County Division of Community Services and Momentum Nonprofit Partners for PPE Distribution

Press Release from in Health and Wellness
Jun 29, 2020 12:00 PM ET

MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 29, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Shelby County Government Division of Community Services, Momentum Nonprofit Partners and International Paper have joined forces to provide personal protective equipment (PPE) to Memphis area organizations during the COVID-19 pandemic.

TAWIAH AGYARKO-KWARTENG, Sustainable Sourcing Representative, West Africa

Blog from in Eco-Living, Consumption & Travel
Jun 29, 2020 11:30 AM ET
  • Our Cocoa For Good strategy is at the heart of our sustainable cocoa work
  • Driving social and economic benefits, with the help of our partners, helps eliminate child labor
  • Together, we’re working to keep children in school and away from dangerous activities

Press Release from in Philanthropy
Jun 29, 2020 11:00 AM ET

–– The Competitive Grants Program Will Provide Funding for Up To Ten Research Projects With Individual Grant Amounts of Up To $100,000 per Project ––

–– Applications Open for Submission Now Through October 30, 2020 ––

Jackson Charitable Foundation, LG Electronics USA, Responsibility.org, and USC Shoah Foundation Recognized for Industry-Altering Campaigns

Press Release from in Awards and Recognition
Jun 29, 2020 8:30 AM ET

SILVER SPRING, Md. June 29, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Several Discovery Education corporate and community partnership programs have been recognized for excellence as part of the PRNEWS 2020 Digital PR Awards. The Digital Awards program acknowledges the most innovative digital communicators and campaigns.

Cancer Access Partnership is expected to result in a 59 percent savings on procured cancer medicines

Press Release from in Health and Wellness
Jun 29, 2020 8:15 AM ET

June 29, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The American Cancer Society (ACS) and the Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) today announced agreements with pharmaceutical companies Pfizer, Novartis, and Mylan to expand access to 20 lifesaving cancer treatments in 26 countries in sub-Saharan Africa and Asia. Purchasers are expected to save an average of 59 percent for medicines procured through the agreements.