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Public to choose the next city to receive books in online #BookBattle

Press Release from in Philanthropy
Jun 27, 2017 1:15 PM ET

In an effort to battle “book deserts” and increase access to age appropriate books, JetBlue and Random House Children’s Books bring 100,000 free books to kids in south Florida.

Blog from in Business & Trade
Jun 27, 2017 1:00 PM ET

So remember, it’s never okay for someone to say, “I can’t do much – I’m just one person.” That is categorically false. None of us are just one person, but rather parts of our families, friend groups and communities.

Press Release from in Business & Trade
Jun 27, 2017 1:00 PM ET

Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA), announced today that Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer Trish Walsh has been appointed to the board of directors of the Partnership for After School Education (PASE). PASE is a child-focused organization that promotes and supports quality afterschool programs, particularly those serving young people from underserved communities.

Press Release from in Health and Wellness
Jun 27, 2017 12:30 PM ET

GSK announced that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has issued a positive opinion for a new four-dose vial presentation of its Synflorix pneumococcal vaccine. The approval is the first step in the process to deliver the new vaccine presentation through Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, in developing countries.

A new compendium of data and research guides stronger, more responsive relationship between companies and stakeholders

Press Release from in Reporting, Ratings & Rankings
Jun 27, 2017 12:30 PM ET

NEW YORK, June 27, 2017 /3BL Media/ — Further reinforcing trends seen over the last six months, CECP: The CEO Force for Good has drawn together its current research base to develop a series of insights designed to help guide companies as they shape their social strategies, which have gained new global importance given the unique role they are suited to play in this time of sociopolitical uncertainty.

Press Release from in Energy
Jun 27, 2017 12:00 PM ET

June 27, 2017 /3BL Media/ — Officials from Changhua County, Taiwan and Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) signed an agreement today on joint initiatives that will help support the Taiwan clean energy market and allow greater investment by global companies that want to power their operations with renewable energy.

Hands-On Workshops in Augmented Reality, 3D Design, Design Thinking and Entrepreneurship Aim to Empower, Prepare and Inspire Young Girls for the Careers of the Future

Press Release from in Education
Jun 27, 2017 11:10 AM ET

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., June 27, 2017 /3BL Media/ – This summer, Verizon Innovative Learning launches its first program addressing the need for more girls, especially those in rural America, to be prepared for the science, technology, engineering and math careers of the future.

The three-week summer learning experience will be piloted at five community colleges in rural areas across Iowa, Virginia and Tennessee in partnership with the National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship (NACCE).

Press Release from in Human Resources
Jun 27, 2017 11:00 AM ET

DALLAS, June 27, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The Texas Diversity Council is proud to announce the 2017 Greater Dallas Healthcare Diversity Summit that will be held July 11, 2017. The event will be hosted by long-time corporate partner, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, for the 5th consecutive year. Attendees will gain knowledge and advice from some of the top leaders in the healthcare field. The theme of this year’s summit is “Diversity in Healthcare: It’s Time for Action.”

Blog from in Human Resources
Jun 27, 2017 10:55 AM ET

The words and definitions used in the LGBT community are ever-evolving and often mean different things to different groups. Proper use of this vocabulary is especially important as language is a powerful tool that can help form connections and foster a deeper understanding of the LGBT community and its allies.

Continuing Bloomberg’s commitment to a diverse and open workplace, and in celebration of Pride month, here’s our version of the LGBT glossary. Take a moment to learn some new terms, and turn your pride into action.

Blog from in Health and Wellness
Jun 27, 2017 10:20 AM ET

Temple Health is a unique hospital. Located in the heart of Philadelphia, it is one of the city’s leading academic medical centers, working with over 1,000 physicians and scientists to bring innovative treatments to patients. But Temple Health is special, in part because of the close relationship it has with Temple University, which makes it a teaching hospital for tomorrow’s future medical leaders.

Sets Science-Based Target and Publishes Annual Corporate Sustainability Report

Press Release from in Reporting, Ratings & Rankings
Jun 27, 2017 10:10 AM ET

ATLANTA, June 27, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced aggressive new sustainability goals to add more alternative fuel and advanced technology vehicles to its fleet while increasing its reliance on renewable energy sources.

Blog from in Business & Trade
Jun 27, 2017 10:00 AM ET

In 2016, stakeholder contributions enabled by LBG Canada companies totalled $115 Million. $54 Million of that total was employee giving!

90% of LBG Canada companies have a matched giving program, typically this involves the company matching dollar-for-dollar a charitable donation made by an employee. Some companies choose to match at a rate of 2:1 for donations made by executives. Matched giving essentially doubles the contribution and conceivably incentivizes charitable behaviour by sending a positive message to employees about the company's commitment to community.

Blog from in Philanthropy
Jun 27, 2017 10:00 AM ET

Imagine spending your entire young life in foster care. From birth until age 8, Erianna was moved 12 times to different foster homes. It wasn’t until she met her adoptive parents that she finally had the stability she deserved.

Now she is celebrating her 10th birthday and adoption finalization with her forever family. These are the stories the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption loves to hear. Children, who by no fault of their own, are placed in foster care finally getting the loving, permanent home they deserve.

Article from in Philanthropy
Jun 27, 2017 9:35 AM ET

Is America in an unhealthy relationship with coal? Without someone's help, it can be difficult to objectively assess a relationship that you are in and decide whether to continue. Consider then From the Ashesa new documentary film premiering on the National Geographic channel this Sunday (June 25 at 9 pm ET), a relationship counselor.

Article from in Human Resources
Jun 27, 2017 9:30 AM ET

Ana Gatti once interviewed for a company where all 52 branch managers were men. Now the Director and Chief Auditor at Scotiabank Uruguay, she reflects on how far the financial industry has come over the past decade in its acceptance of women and members of the LGBT+ community, like herself. 

By Katy Paul-Chowdhury