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Duke Energy Provides $1 Million in Grants To Support Organizations Focused on Social Justice, Racial Equity in North Carolina

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  • 40 organizations receive grants to reduce disparate outcomes; increase civic engagement; reform criminal justice, training and policy; and provide legal assistance, including pathways to citizenship.
  • Since 2020, Duke Energy Foundation has committed more than $8 million to social justice and racial equity organizations.
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  • 40 organizations receive grants to reduce disparate outcomes; increase civic engagement; reform criminal justice, training and policy; and provide legal assistance, including pathways to citizenship.
  • Since 2020, Duke Energy Foundation has committed more than $8 million to social justice and racial equity organizations.

International Paper Supports Back to School Season in North Carolina

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It's back to school season, and our New Bern, North Carolina, team members are responding to needs in their community by sponsoring and donating needed items to Craven County's Stuff the Bus event.

The team donated 300 corrugated boxes and school supplies during the event, which is helping support 25 schools in their county. 

Duke Energy Helps Build North Carolina Workforce With $615,000 in Grants to Community Colleges, HBCUs and Nonprofits

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  • 19 workforce development programs receive Duke Energy Foundation grants
  • Grants strengthen programs that serve underrepresented audiences, including women, minorities and veterans
  • Duke Energy Foundation has made $6.3 million in workforce grants in the last five years
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  • 19 workforce development programs receive Duke Energy Foundation grants
  • Grants strengthen programs that serve underrepresented audiences, including women, minorities and veterans
  • Duke Energy Foundation has made $6.3 million in workforce grants in the last five years

Duke Energy Donates $10,000 to Copeland Elementary School in Surry County, N.C.

Funds will help ensure that all students now have online access
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CHARLOTTE, N.C., January 6, 2021 /3BL Media/ – The Duke Energy Foundation has awarded Copeland Elementary School in Surry County, N.C., a $10,000 Duke Energy Renewables grant to fund the purchase of Chromebooks for students.

Duke Energy Provides $1 Million in Grants to Support 40 Organizations Focused on Social Justice, Racial Equity in North Carolina

40 organizations receive grants to reduce disparate outcomes, support training, policy and criminal justice reform
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CHARLOTTE, N.C., November 11, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Duke Energy has announced the recipients of $1 million in grants through the Duke Energy Foundation to nonprofit organizations committed to social justice and racial equity in North Carolina.

$25,000 grants will be distributed to 40 organizations across North Carolina.

UPS Joins Fortune Magazine's 2020 Change the World List

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The world’s package delivery leader is also a leader in the emerging, potentially high-margin delivery-drone field. UPS’s Flight Forward unit is partnering with health care systems and others in North Carolina, Virginia, and Utah to deliver patient samples to labs, prescriptions to patients, and supplies to hospitals. Delivery by drone is up to 10 times as fast as by van, as the unmanned aerial craft fly past traffic jams. And since they don’t choke roadways, drones help reduce CO2 emissions.

UPS Infographic | Drone Deliveries Take Flight

We’re making history with UPS Flight Forward,™ one of the first drone airlines certified by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).
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This infographic is from UPS's latest Interactive Sustainability Report: Accelerating Sustainable Solutions. Visit ups.com/sustainability to see the Highlights brochure with translations, GRI Content Index, and other stories of innovation.

Innovating to Deliver Our Most Critical Shipments

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Healthcare and life science shipments come with unique demands. Temperatures are precisely controlled. Conditions must be continuously monitored. And when lives are affected, delays are not an option.

Better meeting the needs of the healthcare and life sciences industries is one of UPS’s strategic priorities, and we are rapidly improving our technology and capabilities in this space, including the delivery of shipments to remote areas. 

Duke Energy Creates Job Training Opportunities Through $900,000 in Grants to North Carolina Community Colleges

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  • Grants to support apprenticeship programs at 8 community colleges
  • Funds fulfill company’s $5 million commitment made in 2017
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  • Grants to support apprenticeship programs at 8 community colleges
  • Funds fulfill company’s $5 million commitment made in 2017

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