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Protecting and Advocating for LGBTQ Rights

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In honor of the 1969 Stonewall Uprising in Manhattan - considered the tipping point for the Gay Liberation Movement in the United States - each June Americans come together to celebrate LGBTQ Pride Month. Pride parades, picnics, parties, workshops, symposia and concerts are held all across the country, and nonprofits like America's Charities' members listed on this page, use the month to raise awareness about the current state of LGBTQ human rights and how their respective organizations are working to protect and advocate for those rights.

Uniting Americans from Coast to Coast, Red and Blue and Every Color, to End Gun Violence

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Gun Violence is a national problem that needs national solutions. Almost every day we hear of another mass shooting* in our country. But America’s gun violence epidemic is made up of much more than high-profile media events. Every 16 hours, a woman in America is shot and killed by a current or former intimate partner. Suicides account for 60 percent of all gun deaths. And there are many communities across the country where gun violence on their streets is an everyday reality. 

Employee Giving Can Benefit Your Employee Engagement and Retention Strategy. How? Find Out at Booth #3423 at the 2019 SHRM Conference in Las Vegas Next Week

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Are you attending the SHRM 2019 Annual Conference & Exposition next week? We invite you to meet in-person with our team while we’re together in Las Vegas to discuss your employee giving and engagement efforts and how we might help you achieve your giving and engagement goals.

America’s Charities and SmartSimple Partner to Deliver New Cutting-Edge Employee Giving and Social Responsibility Solution

Embed Sustainability Development Goals (SDGs) Directly into Your Business Strategy and CSR Program; Scale Impact with Full-Scale Software and Service Solution
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The United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a global blueprint for helping organizations navigate the significant environmental, social, and economic challenges our world faces. Since the 17 global goals were announced in 2015, 72% of companies have mentioned the Goals in their annual corporate or sustainability and impact reports, and 50% have identified priority SDGs.

The Co-op Community Spaces Program | LBG Canada Company Spotlight

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Community spaces are what bring people together. In trying and often dividing times, they can be a source of joy and connection. However, the level of capital funding required to bring these long term projects to life can be difficult to fundraise for.

SC Johnson Brings Acclaimed “Love Sonia” Anti-Human Trafficking Film to Racine, Wisconsin

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RACINE, Wis., June 14, 2019 /3BL Media/ — SC Johnson hosted a screening of the acclaimed film “Love Sonia,” the story of a young girl’s journey to rescue her sister from the dangerous world of human trafficking after their debt-ridden father sells her into prostitution. Inspired by real-life events, the film is the directorial debut from “Slumdog Millionaire” producer Tabrez Noorani and exposes the disturbing issue of international human trafficking.

For the Board Room and C-Suite, Questions and Advice From the Harvard Business Review and ESG and Sustainability

G&A's Sustainability Highlights (06.11.2019)
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Corporate managers & executives: is your board “sustainability/ESG fluent”? And if not – why not?

Attorney Silda Wall Spitzer and John Mandyck, CEO of Urban Green Council, writing in Harvard Business Review explain that while “some” board members have become increasingly “sustainability/ESG fluent” many companies [still] don’t expect their directors to understand sustainability or ESG and don’t provide board room education on the subject matter.

World Environment Day 2019

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First held in 1974, World Environment Day (celebrated on June 5th each year) is a day for raising awareness about environmental issues that need our attention including, human overpopulation, global warming, pollution, and conservation.

NASDAQ Exchange Publishes the “ESG Reporting Guide” for Corporate Managements and Boards

G&A's Sustainability Highlights (05.30.2019)
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There is encouraging news for sustainability professionals coming from the world of stock exchanges this month.  The NASDAQ Exchange just published its guide for listed companies – as well for privately-owned firms as perhaps future IPOs for NASDAQ listing – for companies’ public ESG reporting.  This is the “ESG Reporting Guide – A Voluntary Support Program for Companies”.

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