Awareness Day CSR News

Earth: It Gives You a Lifetime, Can You Give It an Hour?

by Stephen Roberts, Sustainability Strategist
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This Saturday (March 24) at 8:30 pm, millions of people, businesses and landmarks around the globe will set aside an hour to host events, switch off their lights and make some noise for action on climate change.

Employees Enjoy a Unique Black History Month Celebration

Cast members from Baltimore Center Stage treated the audience to a performance that was authentic, emotional and, at times, playful
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Employees in Legg Mason’s Baltimore headquarters recently enjoyed a unique educational and cultural celebration of Black History Month featuring a performance by local artists.

In their theatrical reading from New York Times Best Seller “The Warmth of Other Suns, The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration,” by Isabel Wilkerson, three cast members from Baltimore Center Stage treated the audience to a performance that was authentic, emotional and, at times, playful.

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation Debuts Water Positive Docuseries on Harmful Algal Bloom Water Crisis

World-renowned photographer Andy Mann takes on water pollution in a first-hand look at the work being done to protect our most treasured waterbodies.
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MARYSVILLE, Ohio, March 22, 2018 /3BL Media/ – To spotlight the global environmental and economic challenges caused by harmful algal blooms in fresh waterbodies, The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation today released a three-part docuseries with National Geographic photographer Andy Mann, coinciding with World Water Day.

Typically caused by excess phosphorus, harmful algal blooms pollute freshwater in more than 15,000 waterways in the U.S. and impact all 50 states. The issue threatens drinking water and wildlife and is estimated to cost the U.S. economy $2.2 billion annually.

Transparency as a Force for Gender Equality

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On Women's Day 2018, GRI's Deputy Chief Executive Teresa Fogelberg speaks about how the empowerment of women and girls is the cornerstone of sustainable development and achieving our Global Goals.

Tips for a Greener Valentine’s Day

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Did you know almost 1 billion Valentine’s Day cards are sent each year globally, making the day the second largest card-sending holiday of the year behind Christmas? We’ve compiled a handful of tips to help you and your Valentine make this year’s celebration a bit greener!

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Citi Community Development Announces $2.6 Million Investment in Collaboration with 12 Municipalities and Regions, to Support Free Tax Preparation Services

Citi’s investment will expand awareness of Earned Income Tax Credits and availability of high quality free tax preparation services in 12 cities and regions across the country
Press Release

NEW YORK, January 26, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- Citi Community Development announced today a $2.6 million investment to support free tax preparation services for eligible workers in major cities and regions across the country. Launched on National Earned Income Tax Credit Awareness Day, the investment will support municipal efforts to expand awareness, access and capacity of Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) sites during the 2018 tax season.

MGM Resorts International Sponsors the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Annual Parade in Downtown Las Vegas

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LAS VEGAS, January 11, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Thousands of Las Vegans are expected to line downtown streets Monday, Jan. 15, to cheer on participants of the 36th annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade.

For the eighth consecutive year, MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) returns as the presenting sponsor of the parade, themed “Living the Dream – Building a Bridge to Unity.”

CBRE Asia Pacific Walk for a Wish 2017

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On October 27, over 2,500 CBRE professionals from 22 locations across Asia Pacific took part in Walk for a Wish, an annual charity event where CBRE gets up and gives back, exemplifying our Employee Advantage.

The Power of Giving, Multiplied: #GivingTuesday at Cisco

by Shannon Lappin Davies, Communications Manager, Cisco Community Relations
Blog

Once again, the spirit of the giving season is upon us. The first Tuesday after the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday is now celebrated globally as #GivingTuesday. This is truly a special day for doing good and helping nonprofits around the world through the power of social media, technology, and collaboration.

#GivingTuesday continues this tradition in its sixth year, and at Cisco, we believe that through the power of teams, technology and collaboration, we can multiply our impact to benefit the causes our employees care about.

Keep America Beautiful, ISRI Celebrate 20th Anniversary of America Recycles Day with “State of Recycling” Forum

Keep America Beautiful Invites Congressional and Industry Leaders to 2017 Forum Focused on “Plastics: Improving Quality. Driving Demand.”
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WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 15, 2017 /3BL Media/ – In celebration of the 20th anniversary of America Recycles Day, national nonprofit Keep America Beautiful and the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc. (ISRI,) today are hosting the 2017 “State of Recycling” Forum in Washington D.C., presented in partnership with Keurig Green Mountain. The topic for this year’s “State of Recycling” Forum is: Plastics: Improving Quality. Driving Demand.

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