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An Update on GE Disaster Relief Efforts in Japan

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GE is making manifold efforts to alleviate the suffering in Japan. GE has contributed $5 million in the forms of cash, equipment and service. This includes providing their nuclear energy business, which has a 24-hour command center, to work on the restoration after a tsunami hit the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant and wiped out all power. 
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GE is making manifold efforts to alleviate the suffering in Japan. GE has contributed $5 million in the forms of cash, equipment and service. This includes providing their nuclear energy business, which has a 24-hour command center, to work on the restoration after a tsunami hit the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant and wiped out all power. 

CSR Minute: Microsoft Supports Japan Disaster Relief; Business in the Community Launches New Program, "Visioning the Future," and Marketing Guide

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The CSR Minute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsible news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.

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The CSR Minute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsible news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.

100 Worldwide Companies Collectively Engage 2 Million Employees to Fund Japan's Disaster Relief Organizations

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(3Bl Media / theCSRfeed) March 17, 2011 - With the disaster in Japan continuing to unfold, leading worldwide companies have found a way to collectively respond to the situation and provide immediate relief funds through their employee base.  From now until the end of April, two million employees from companies such as Newell-Rubbermaid, AAA and others will have access to a centralized online donation platform that will facilitate the immediate transfer of funds to organizations in Japan that need it most.

GE Pledges $5 Million to Japan Tsunami and Quake Relief

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  • GE has revealed a $5 million donation to help ease the suffering and aid recovery in Japan, in the form of cash, equipment and services

  • GE is working alongside the local and national governments to assist with healthcare, energy, and water service, in order to support the resurgence development

  • In 2010 alone, GE organizations and stakeholders, including employees and retirees contributed more than an estimated $225 million to community and educational programs, together with more than $100 million from the GE Foundation

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  • GE has revealed a $5 million donation to help ease the suffering and aid recovery in Japan, in the form of cash, equipment and services

  • GE is working alongside the local and national governments to assist with healthcare, energy, and water service, in order to support the resurgence development

  • In 2010 alone, GE organizations and stakeholders, including employees and retirees contributed more than an estimated $225 million to community and educational programs, together with more than $100 million from the GE Foundation

Cenovus supports relief efforts in Japan with $50,000 donation to Canadian Red Cross

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) March 17, 2011 - Cenovus Energy Inc. is responding to the earthquake and tsunami disaster in Japan with a $50,000 donation to the Canadian Red Cross for relief efforts.

Medtronic Pledges $1 Million to Relief Efforts in Japan

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Minneapolis - March 15, 2011 - Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE: MDT) announced today that it is pledging a total of $1 million (U.S.) in direct grants, employee matching grants and product donations to support near- and long-term relief efforts in Japan following the March 11 earthquake and resulting tsunami.

General Mills Pledges $650,000 to Disaster Relief in Japan

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Minneapolis - March 15, 2011 - In response to the devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan, General Mills and the General Mills Foundation today announced a commitment of $650,000 to support disaster relief and rebuilding efforts. The $650,000 commitment will be made to the Red Cross International Disaster Response Fund. Additionally, the General Mills Foundation will match employee and retiree gifts to the American Red Cross up to $100,000.

Commentary: What is the role of business in disaster response?

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The earthquake and tsunami disaster in Japan is a chance for companies to offer more than financial help to the ravaged region, says Clare Melford, CEO of the International Business Leaders Forum.

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The earthquake and tsunami disaster in Japan is a chance for companies to offer more than financial help to the ravaged region, says Clare Melford, CEO of the International Business Leaders Forum.

UPS Helps Japan Recovery, Pledges $1 Million in Logistics Support

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For the last four days, The UPS Foundation’s Joe Ruiz has been on the phone. His job is to figure out how UPS can best leverage its transportation network, humanitarian logistics teams and funds to help the victims of Friday’s tsunami and earthquake in Japan.

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