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Powering Winter Operations in the Land of Ice and Fire

New Holland Construction’s motor grader is helping Tierra del Fuego, the world’s southernmost city, keep moving during a particularly harsh winter

Severe winters are par for the course in the world’s Southernmost City, in Patagonia, Argentina. Following the worst recorded snowstorm in 25 years, New Holland Construction stepped in with its motor grader, helping keep the main artery between the regional capital and the town of Tolhguin in the Tierra del Fuego Nation Park open. 

Presenting a Stage for Children to Thrive at Crown Center


Forty years in the making, the Coterie Theatre at Crown Center continues to expand and foster childhood creativity in the heart of downtown Kansas City, Missouri. 

Since its start in 1979, it has given 13,000 performances and served more than 2.2 million youth with live theater and educational programs. Founders Judith Yeckel and Vicky Lee, two graduate theater students from the University of Missouri-Kansas City, began the organization with the intention of empowering children from all walks of life. 

Keeping Warm During the Brazilian Winter: Desapega Solidário

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It has become an annual tradition for employees at CNH Industrial N.V. (NYSE:CNHI / MI:CNHI) locations in Brazil to take part in a clothing collection campaign in advance of the Brazilian Winter. A new initiative for 2019, “Desapega Solidário” literally ‘Solidarity Detatchment’ was established to complement the standard support that needy entities already receive through the program.

Comerica Bank Announces Record $100,000 Donation to Winner of 2019 Comerica Hatch Detroit Contest

Largest bank employer in Metro Detroit doubles down on small business in the Motor City
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DETROIT, June 7, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Comerica Bank, the longest-serving bank in Michigan for 170 years, is excited to announce a new, $100,000 donation to the winner of the 2019 Comerica Hatch Detroit Contest. The record amount in startup funds will go toward opening a brick and mortar business in Detroit, Hamtramck or Highland Park. In addition to Comerica’s $100,000 investment, the bank will also double its organizational support to Hatch Detroit with a supplementary $40,000 donation. 

JetBlue Invites Customers to Get Onboard with Carbon Offsetting for Eighth Annual “One Thing That’s Green®” Initiative

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-- To celebrate Earth Month JetBlue Will Offset All Customers’ Travel for the Month of April, Helping to Reduce Emissions From Jet Fuel --

-- The BlueCity Whose TrueBlue Members Donate the Most TrueBlue Points to CarbonFund.org During the Month of May Will Receive a New Greenspace to Breathe New Life into Their Local Community --

P&O Cruises Raises £60k for Cancer Charity


More than £600,000 has been raised by P&O Cruises for charity partner Macmillan Cancer Support in two years.

The money raised by employees and customers will fund local Macmillan projects.

These include a new Macmillan Healing Garden at Southampton General Hospital which is due to open this year.

To continue reading about Carnival Corporation's charity practices on Travel Weekly, click this link.

Rabobank Shows a Commitment to Community in North America

A Sustainable Way to Invest in the Future

Rabobank is a Dutch bank committed to investing in many local communities around the world by providing financial education, affordable housing and lending to small and rural farms. The bank works with Self Help Enterprises (SHE), an organization that aids the San Joaquin Valley’s community by providing various house-related services to low income and farm labour families within the San Joaquin Valley in California.

Who is Defining Business Sustainability?

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company

With climate change and the business case for sustainable business strategies still hotly debated, is it a wonder why more businesses and individuals aren't boldly communicating business sustainability programs and results.  As the sustainability space evolves with emerging labels, guidelines, definitions, and reporting structures (not to mention domestic legislation and global agreements), it’s accompanied by critics internal and external to the space.  Gra

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