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Why Being Bold Wins in Corporate Social Responsibility

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In this episode of the Social Impact Show, we chat with Jerome Tennille, Manager of Social Impact in Volunteerism with Marriott International, and discuss why corporate social responsibility is important in business, how CSR has evolved over the past year and what trends practitioners should be thinking about.

We also explore what are the greatest opportunities in the CSR space and why bold companies will be rewarded by employees, customers and the market.

Last Chance to Apply for the Responsible Business Awards 2021 - Entries Close Friday, July 30, 2021

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There is only 1 week to go until the deadline of this year’s Reuters Events: Responsible Business Awards.

After 12 years, Reuters Events’ world-renowned Responsible Business Awards remain a great way to reward your organisation and your team for all the hard work and successes you’ve achieved. But hurry – nominations close on 30th July at 5PM BST.

Over 500 submissions have already been made this year from the likes of Microsoft, Merck, Walgreens Boots Alliance, Dow, S&P Global, Nestlé, Apple, Tetra Pak and more…

Submit your organisation now for:

Watch Land Betterment Corporation's Impact Minute Episode 25

Embracing Success
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In the latest Impact Minute Land Betterment Corporation President, Kirk Taylor, discusses why you should embrace success and how it can lead to change in a community. 

To learn more about Land Betterment, please click here

How Cisco Networking Academy's Learning Engineering Team Creates a Pathway to New Skills

by Stacey Faucett
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The global Cisco Networking Academy program educates people in critical technology skills like computer networking, cybersecurity, and programming. We license the program for free to learning institutions worldwide. Networking Academy is our biggest and longest-running Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program, with more than 12 million students participating since 1997. Last year alone, more than 2.3 million students participated in 180 countries.

Engaging Employees in Environmental Stewardship

NortonLifeLock relaunches environmental program, Part 1
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Protecting our planet is key to ensuring a safe and sustainable future. We call this work environmental stewardship. Our relaunched environmental stewardship program focuses on efforts across the following pillars: climate and energy; sustainable products; supply chain; engagement; and reporting. This post is part of a three-part series. Keep an eye out for more information on our climate and energy efforts and our product and supply chain efforts, both coming soon.

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Protecting our planet is key to ensuring a safe and sustainable future. We call this work environmental stewardship. Our relaunched environmental stewardship program focuses on efforts across the following pillars: climate and energy; sustainable products; supply chain; engagement; and reporting. This post is part of a three-part series. Keep an eye out for more information on our climate and energy efforts and our product and supply chain efforts, both coming soon.

Responsible Business Alliance Launches Fund to Support Supply Chain Workers Affected by COVID-19 Pandemic

RBA allocates $500,000 for direct worker-relief and longer-term CSO projects that support workers
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ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 22, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Responsible Business Alliance (RBA) today announced a worker fund that will distribute $500,000 over two phases: Phase 1 will immediately and directly assist foreign migrant workers who need urgent support due to negative impacts caused by the COVID-19 pandemic; and Phase 2 will support projects that create longer-term protections for vulnerable workers in international supply chains, including projects that address adverse impacts of the pandemic.

Highland Park Youngsters Meet Gas Construction Team

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The “Tiny Titans” and “Wonder Kids,” of the Yellow Brick Road Nursery & Preschool in Highland Park, New Jersey, were curious about the backhoes and other heavy machinery that recently started to appear on the block in front of their school. Since the school had been notified by PSE&G of pending Gas System Modernization Program work, Teacher Sandi Cooks requested a learning experience and Gas Construction Outreach made it happen.

Finding Inspiration in Community

Chicago O’Hare (ORD) Aviation Maintenance Technician Lawrence (Larry) Hanna discusses his commitment to his career and to the Chicago community.
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I’m a product of the airline industry. In fact, I usually tell people my love for aviation started at birth — it’s in my genetics. While my actual career started at a small airline cleaning aircraft, I worked hard, on the job and within the community, to gain the experience and skills needed to become a certified aviation maintenance technician (AMT) — just like my dad.

Turkey Impact Council Won the Fast Start Award From Global Nonprofit Points of Light.

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Turkey Impact Council was selected as the first among the corporate volunteering councils established in the past three years, according to the excellence principles of Points of Light.

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Turkey Impact Council was selected as the first among the corporate volunteering councils established in the past three years, according to the excellence principles of Points of Light.

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