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Love Your Clothes Longer

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As a result of many factors, we are consuming more clothing than at any time in human history, over 100 billion garments annually. Compared to 15 years ago, consumers buy three times more garments every year and keep them half as long. The environmental impacts of this are major, but not beyond our control. Studies show that just by keeping our clothes an extra nine months, we can reduce our carbon, water and waste footprint between 20% and 30%.

A Wave of Tweets Turns the Tide to Stop Ocean Plastic

Over 20,000 Responses Roll In; SC Johnson to Open 9th Collection Center in Bali
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RACINE, Wis., March 8, 2019 /3BL Media/– After more than 20,000 tweets and retweets from people sharing their support for reducing ocean plastic, SC Johnson has announced it will build an additional recycling center in Indonesia. SC Johnson last week challenged social media users around the world, including attendees at the GreenBiz 2019 sustainability conference, to tag #SocialPlastic or #SCJRecycles in their social media posts.

São Paulo Fire Department is “International Firefighting Team of the Year 2018”

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This year’s prestigious Conrad Dietrich Magirus Awards Ceremony for outstanding firefighting operations was held last Friday evening, March 1, 2019 in front of a packed Congress Centre in Ulm, Germany. Fire departments and distinguished guests from all over the world were invited to attend the 6th edition of the high profile event.

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This year’s prestigious Conrad Dietrich Magirus Awards Ceremony for outstanding firefighting operations was held last Friday evening, March 1, 2019 in front of a packed Congress Centre in Ulm, Germany. Fire departments and distinguished guests from all over the world were invited to attend the 6th edition of the high profile event.

The Real-World Impact of Employee Giving Programs

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We all want to make a difference in our communities, and the wider world around us. We see daily evidence of the real and insidious problems that we face as a society. Hunger. Poverty. Homelessness. Civil rights violations and abuses. Health crises. Ever-diminishing natural resources. This can be a very depressing list so I won’t make it exhaustive. Yet in the face of this much turmoil, when I think of problems our society faces, I’m not disheartened. In fact, I am hopeful.

Free Webinar March 26: What Would Happen if There Was MORE Employee Giving?

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Thanks to legislation that created the New Jersey Employees Charitable Campaign (NJECC) in 1985, employees of state agencies, universities, county government, municipalities and school districts throughout New Jersey enjoy the benefit of giving to many of their favorite charities through an annual workplace giving campaign which features the convenience of payroll deduction. This drive supports the work of approved charitable agencies and organizations, with approximately 1,000 charities participating each year.

MSAA’s Commitment to Making a Difference in the Lives of People With MS

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March is Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month and America's Charities is celebrating the work of the Multiple Sclerosis Association of America (MSAA), who we’re proud to call our member.

March Women's History Month: Celebrating Women's Achievements and Continuing to Fight for Women's Rights

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On March 8, #InternationalWomensDay, and throughout the month of March, Americans will celebrate the many achievements of women throughout history in art, athletics, business, government, philanthropy, humanities, science, and education.  Women have contributed a lot to society, and we have made great strides in reducing the gender equity gap. However, we still have some barriers to overcome to ensure equal economic opportunities, educational equity, women’s health, and an end to gender-based violence.

Morgan Stanley Research Important Takeaway: Sustainable Investing Approaches Now Clearly Mainstream For Institutional and Retail Asset Owners

G&A's Sustainability Highlights (03.01.2019)
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A 2018 survey by Morgan Stanley took the pulse of U.S. asset managers (with in-depth telephone interviews) to determine the level of adoption of sustainable investing approaches by asset managers in the United States. 

Results:  in the report “Sustainable Signals: Growth and Opportunity in Asset Management” a majority of managers said they now see sustainable investing strategies as a strategic imperative, explains Matthew Slovik, head of Global Sustainable Finance at Morgan Stanley.

Successful Workplace Giving = More Than Great Technology

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By Jim Starr, America's Charities President and CEO

Every year, American employees give to causes they care about through their employers, resulting in $5 billion for the nonprofits who are tackling tough issues and improving the world around us. American generosity has always been incredible, and when the economy does well, charitable giving only grows.

SC Johnson, Plastic Bank Take Action to Solve Ocean Plastic Pollution at GreenBiz 2019

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RACINE, Wis., February 27, 2019 /3BL Media/ – To continue building the momentum to address the crisis of plastic in our world’s oceans, business leaders, governments and civil society must work together to help solve this problem. That was the message delivered by SC Johnson Chairman and CEO Fisk Johnson during a panel discussion Wednesday at GreenBiz 2019 in Phoenix.

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