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Sappi North America Awards 2019 Ideas That Matter Grants

On the program’s 20th anniversary, 11 projects receive funds for social impact campaigns
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BOSTON, September 26, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Sappi North America, Inc., a leading producer and supplier of diversified paper and packaging products, today announced the 2019 recipients of its annual Ideas that Matter grant program. Celebrating its 20th year, the program provides funding to support the production and distribution of social impact print projects with integrated campaigns.

Engaging Millennials for Good

How T-Mobile engaged millennials through 2 creative giving campaigns
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Engaging millennial employees and customers is becoming more important than ever with this young, socially-conscious cohort soon comprising half of the entire workforce and a giant chunk of the consumer market. It’s no easy task when your employees are spread across hundreds of locations and call centers nationwide like T-Mobile’s are.

How Electronic Payments Can Help You Scale Your Corporate Giving Program

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When a cause needs to process a paper donation check, it creates costly administrative work. Non-profits must deposit checks individually and issue manual tax receipts to each donor. Checks also get lost in the mail or worse, sit uncashed!

Electronic payments cut down on manual administration time and reduce costs. Unlike other software providers in this space, Benevity sends the majority (88% in 2018!) of payments processed through our platform electronically, with funds arriving within 30 days.

T. Rowe Price Foundation Grants $2.7 Million to Promote Social Good in Baltimore

Four-Year Program Doubles the Foundation’s Largest Commitment Ever; Focuses on Arts and Culture, Education, and Human and Social Services
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The Big Book of Goodness

25 Creative Ways to Engage Your People Year-Round
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Did you know that turnover is reduced by 57% for employees actively engaged in company giving and volunteering efforts? Benevity has made engaging your people easier with The Big Book of Goodness! Check it out for 25+ creative ideas to amplify your people’s efforts (and boost engagement!) all year long.

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Sappi North America Opens 2019 ‘Ideas That Matter' Call for Entries

Company celebrates 20th anniversary of grant program that enables social good through creative design
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BOSTON, May 1, 2019 /3BL Media/ –  Sappi North America, Inc., a leading producer and supplier of diversified paper and packaging products, today announced the call for entries for its 2019 Ideas that Matter grant program, inviting designers to show the world how print can play an important role in changing lives for the better.

Why Employee Volunteer Recognition is Important

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The Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) field talks about employee volunteer recognition as either “employee recognition” or “volunteer recognition.” In terms of thought leadership on how companies are recognizing employee volunteers, we rarely see these two topics married. And that’s because they are treated like two different worlds – when they’re not.

7 Strategies for Turning Your Volunteering Program Into a Cultural Driver

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Today’s leading corporate volunteer programs have one thing in common—they’re flexible and inclusive. Why? The benefits go deeper than you might think. When people can volunteer in a way that resonates with (and works for!) them, they’re more likely to participate. And that first interaction opens the opportunity to engage them in doing good year-round.

50 Ideas to Do Good Year-Round (With and Without Opening Your Wallet!)

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We frequently think about giving back, yet we’re only giving about half as much as we intend to. So, what’s the secret to engaging more people in your corporate Goodness program? Making it personal and intentional! 

Helping Children Recover With The Healing Tree

Sappi awards Ideas that Matter winner $50k grant to help pediatric burn patients
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For nearly two decades, Ideas that Matter has been a cornerstone in Sappi North America’s corporate responsibility efforts. By supporting the work of designers who are creating print communications to help solve complex social issues, Ideas that Matter is an important participant in the design for social good movement.

As part of its 17th annual Ideas that Matter program, Sappi North America awarded a team of students from ArtCenter College of Design a $50,000 grant to continue the development and implementation of “The Healing Tree: The Safe Niño’s Project.”

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