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Tupperware Brands Recognized for Accelerating Gender Diversity in the Boardroom

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Tupperware Brands was recognized at the Women Executive Leadership Corporate Salute 2017, which honored Florida's Top Companies for accelerating Gender Diversity in the Boardroom and C-suite. Tupperware Brands received the 2017 Elevate Award and Lillian Garcia, EVP/Chief HR Officer delivered the key note address.

View the complete list of honorees here 

Habitat for Humanity to Aid More Than 6,000 Families in Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico in Long-Term Housing Recovery

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HOUSTON, October 17, 2017 /3BL Media/ — Habitat for Humanity is commencing the long-term phase of its Habitat Hammers Back hurricane recovery initiative, pledging to help more than 6,000 families across regions impacted by hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria.

The nonprofit housing leader is seeking to raise $100 million to support the repair, rebuilding and new construction of homes to assist low- and moderate-income families in Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico.

The Arbor Day Foundation Launches National Campaign to Restore Forests and Communities Ravaged by Recent Hurricanes

The Arbor Day Foundation sets goal of five million trees to public and private lands in Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico restoring lost tree canopies
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LINCOLN, Neb., October 18, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The Arbor Day Foundation unveiled a brand-new hurricane tree recovery campaign today to get millions of trees back in the ground in the wake of hurricane devastation in Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico. The initiative — which will engage and mobilize public and private partners — aims to plant and distribute 5 million trees over the next five years. The Arbor Day Foundation is already engaging with city and state leaders to ensure long-term recovery across the affected regions.  

Qualcomm Spotlights Exciting Tech Advances at Grace Hopper Event

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Our largest contingent to date descended on the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing, the world’s largest gathering of women technologists. This year, over 180 Qualcomm employees, across all levels, joined more than 20,000 attendees at the conference in Orlando, Florida. We raised awareness about our technologies, showcased our inventors working on those technologies, and the great opportunities available at Qualcomm.

HPE’s Spaceborne Computer Successfully Powers Up in Space and Achieves One TeraFLOP

Mark Fernandez, Americas HPC Technology Officer at Hewlett Packard Enterprise and Co-Principal Investigator of the Experiment
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  • Approximately one month after the Spaceborne Computer was launched on the SpaceX Dragon Spacecraft, the system has reached the International Space Station and successfully turned on
  • To test the speed of the system in relation to its Earth-based counterparts, HPE and NASA engineering teams conducted a number of benchmarking tests
  • The Spaceborne Computer achieves over one trillion calculations per second, also known as one teraFLOP, which is up to 30 times faster than a laptop
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  • Approximately one month after the Spaceborne Computer was launched on the SpaceX Dragon Spacecraft, the system has reached the International Space Station and successfully turned on
  • To test the speed of the system in relation to its Earth-based counterparts, HPE and NASA engineering teams conducted a number of benchmarking tests
  • The Spaceborne Computer achieves over one trillion calculations per second, also known as one teraFLOP, which is up to 30 times faster than a laptop

Duke Energy Foundation Increases Hurricane Irma Relief Contributions to $1 Million

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  • The company initially donated $250,000 to Florida Disaster Fund; additional $750,000 invested in United Way agencies, local community agencies and Duke Energy's Energy Neighbor Fund.
     
  • Funds will help assist communities during recovery activities
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  • The company initially donated $250,000 to Florida Disaster Fund; additional $750,000 invested in United Way agencies, local community agencies and Duke Energy's Energy Neighbor Fund.
     
  • Funds will help assist communities during recovery activities

HanesBrands Donates Additional Underwear And Activewear to Assist Hurricane Victims in Florida and Puerto Rico

Hanes Is Also Assisting Its Puerto Rico Employees with Food, Water and Other Necessities
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To-date, Hanes has donated more than 2 million pair of underwear, socks, t-shirts, and fleece to assist victims of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria in Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico and Elsewhere.

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To-date, Hanes has donated more than 2 million pair of underwear, socks, t-shirts, and fleece to assist victims of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria in Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico and Elsewhere.

Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation Supports Relief Efforts in Florida, Mexico and Puerto Rico

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The recent spate of natural disasters have left a trail of destruction across Florida, the Caribbean and Mexico. To urgently respond to these crises, the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation is donating $400,000 to support emergency relief efforts in affected communities.

Charter Communications Commits $1.35 Million to Hurricane Irma Relief Efforts

Charter announces $350,000 in cash contribution to Spectrum Housing Assist partner Rebuilding Together for home repair and renovations in impacted areas $1 million pledged in PSAs
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STAMFORD, Conn., September 18, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Charter Communications, Inc.  (NASDAQ: CHTR) today announced a $350,000 contribution to Rebuilding Together to support relief efforts and specifically assist with home repairs and renovations needed in areas impacted by Hurricane Irma.

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