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Grassroots Social Innovations Abound Through UNH Social Venture Innovation Challenge

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For the past five years, Timberland has been a proud sponsor of the University of New Hampshire’s Social Venture Innovation Challenge (SVIC), an innovative competition for students and community members to share sustainable, business-oriented solutions to pressing social and environmental challenges.  Now in its sixth year, the SVIC inspires a large and diverse group of thought leaders to develop innovative, solution-orientated thinking and provides a forum to promote their ideas.

Corporate Volunteering Grows as Key Driver of Workplace Culture

Benevity clients embrace democratized programs that build employee engagement with diverse workforces
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CALGARY, AB, April 25, 2017 /3BL Media/ – In recognition of National Volunteer Week taking place April 23-29, Benevity shares that Spark, its market leading cloud solution for workplace giving, grantmaking and volunteering was used by enterprise clients to achieve record growth in volunteering, helping to drive employee engagement and skills development, while making a positive social impact in the

This Earth Day, Don’t Forget to Think Small

Using behavioral science to unleash the power of your employees’ everyday actions
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By Digney Eisner & Robb Johnstone

Climate change. It’s certainly one of the biggest issues facing the planet and us, the 7 billion people who share it. Yet it’s become clearer than ever that we can’t rely on governments alone to do something about it. It’s imperative that the private sector step up as a force for Good — and we’re encouraged to see that it is. 

Fair Trade Schools Launch in the United States

Fair Trade Campaigns Announces New Initiative to Help K-12 Schools Commit to Ethical Purchasing
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Fair Trade Campaigns, a national network of Fair Trade advocates in 170 towns and campuses across the United States, is proud to announce its newest campaign - Fair Trade Schools. 

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Fair Trade Campaigns, a national network of Fair Trade advocates in 170 towns and campuses across the United States, is proud to announce its newest campaign - Fair Trade Schools. 

Grassroots Connections: Jennifer Hammond, ConAgra Foods- 2013 VolunteerMatch Client Summit

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Interview with Jennifer Hammond, Senior Communications Specialist at ConAgra Foods, at the 2013 VolunteerMatch Client summit in New York City. Jennifer talks about ConAgra Food's employee volunteer program as a true and authentic expression of the company's commitment to ending child hunger.

Video Spotlight on Three Sustainability Leaders

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The ongoing story of the Coalition for Immokalee Workers is a model of place-based community action (grassroots) working through coalition, collaboration, and agreement rather than separation, disagreement and opposition. It's about CSR, business human rights, and leadership.

Groupon's Grassroots Approach to Corporate Citizenship

Everybody loves Groupon, but does anybody really know what they're all about? What kind of company are you supporting when you click on those daily deals?
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Everybody loves Groupon, but does anybody really know what they're all about? What kind of company are you supporting when you click on those daily deals? Be assured, your cash is building a foundation of corporate citizenship that you can not only feel comfortable with - you can even consider it a worthy investment.

 
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Everybody loves Groupon, but does anybody really know what they're all about? What kind of company are you supporting when you click on those daily deals? Be assured, your cash is building a foundation of corporate citizenship that you can not only feel comfortable with - you can even consider it a worthy investment.

 

10 Easy Ways to Celebrate Fair Trade Month

Simple actions that will make a big difference for farmers and workers around the world
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This October is the 9th annual Fair Trade Month.  Throughout the month, ethically-minded consumers, retailers and brands will unite to celebrate and promote Fair Trade. A variety of education events, in-store sampling programs and online initiatives have been planned to help increase awareness and sales of Fair Trade Certified products, ultimately leading to greater impact for farmers and workers in developing countries.

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