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data.org Issues an Open Call for $10MM Inclusive Growth and Recovery Challenge

Challenge Will Reward Scalable and Breakthrough Projects that use Data Science to Support Inclusive Growth and Recovery
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Pro Bono Perspectives S2E11: Chris Ide, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health Foundation

Breaking the Stigma: Mental Health in the Age of COVID-19
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In recognition of Mental Health Awareness Month, Chris Ide, Vice President of Corporate & Community Partnerships at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) Foundation, joins host and Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly for a candid conversation on mental health during COVID-19. CAMH is Canada's largest mental health teaching hospital and one of the world's leading research centers in its field. The Foundation drives change for mental health by inspiring philanthropy that enables leading-edge care, research and education.

How Farmers Are Keeping Us Fed through the Global Crisis

Around the world, farmers are doing everything they can to prevent the coronavirus crisis becoming a hunger crisis.
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In the space of a few weeks, life around the globe has been upended in the wake of COVID-19. Industries of all kinds have been forced to rapidly change how they work, and agriculture is no different.

ViacomCBS Employees in Asia on Fostering Creativity in Quarantine

What employees have learned about staying connected to each other and their work.
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By Stuart Winchester

ViacomCBS’ employees in Asia may have some helpful perspective for their peers around the world.  

In a virtual panel hosted by ViacomCBS International Networks (VCNI) President and CEO David Lynn, employees shared some of the lessons they’ve learned throughout the lockdown period. Employees from the Beijing office, some with masks still dangling from their ears, spoke about returning to the office, while their still-sheltering colleagues in Singapore talked about the creative measures they’ve adopted to stay connected. 

BET’s COVID-19 Relief Effort Raises Funds With Homespun Videos and Heartfelt Sentiments

By Jeff Vasishta
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Other than the actual fundraising, one of the enjoyable things about “at home” music events in this time of coronavirus is watching artists perform unvarnished.

ViacomCBS CEO: When Life Brings Us Challenges, Adapt Creatively

By Robert M. Bakish | President and CEO at ViacomCBS
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As the COVID-19 outbreak escalated into a global crisis, the entire ViacomCBS team all over the world has come together in amazing ways to ensure we keep providing the news and entertainment we know consumers are craving during this difficult time.

SC Johnson Boosts Global Commitment to $15 Million to Help Fight COVID-19

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RACINE, Wis. May 18, 2020 /3BL Media/ – SC Johnson today announced it is increasing the company’s commitment to help those on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic to $15 million in financial assistance and product donations. These resources are being deployed globally to support medical workers, first responders, and pressing public needs in health care, children’s education, humanitarian relief and worker training.

Can Air Pollution Exacerbate COVID-19?

By Carolyn Swope, MPH and Regina Vaicekonyte, MS
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Air Pollution and Covid-19: A Potential Link?

SSIR: How Foundations Can Make Progress on Long-Term Social Change Amid the COVID-19 Crisis

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By learning from this crisis and others before it, foundations can do more—individually and as an alliance—to identify and prepare themselves and their partners for major threats in the future and their impact on long-term efforts to solve serious social problems. Doing so will help ensure that the opportunities for innovative solutions created by a crisis today become the building blocks of a more just world tomorrow.

Digitalization to Advance Health and Well-Being During a Moment of Crisis

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Quarantines and social distancing measures across the globe are driving technology innovations in ways we couldn’t imagine just a couple just a couple months ago. Digital solutions for keeping us connected and safe are evolving rapidly to address new wants and needs. From social platforms to telemedicine, we are dependent on a host of digital solutions to support us through this unprecedented challenge.

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