As one of the largest hospitality companies in the world, we have a particular responsibility to ensure the communities in which we work and call home are great places for both our guests to visit and our Team Members and neighbors to live.
VMware Citizen Philanthropists are active in their communities all year, adapting their efforts based on the needs of the nonprofits they serve and the communities of which they are a part. To celebrate Earth Month, we checked in with a few of our colleagues to see what VMware’s culture of service means to them through the lens of sustainability.
Sofia Vargas, Renewals Sales Operations, Business Analyst in San Jose, Costa Rica
Through the La Red de Innovación e Impacto program, WEC and our partners support small and mid-size enterprises (SMEs) and women that are accelerating business development and promoting sustainable economic growth in Latin America. Meet one of our La Red members:
Wakami, a member organization of La Red de Innovación e Impacto , is a social system that connects rural communities with world markets by working with and empowering women to generate income and transform cycles of poverty into cycles of prosperity.
At Hershey, we believe that even the smallest actions can make a big impact. Now more than ever, we want to empower all children and teens to create change within their communities. When young people take action to make the world better, they’re also building meaningful connections with others and developing critical social emotional skills that prepare them for success in work and life.
Hong Kong, April 28, 2021 – MetLife Foundation announced today that it is donating USD1.5 million to fund targeted support in India and Bangladesh as both countries struggle to cope with the devastating wave of COVID-19 cases.
The Foundation will channel funds through its partners, including:
Habitat for Humanity (India) – to deploy additional beds, equipment, and set-up costs for COVID-19 emergency facilities in Delhi, Maharashtra, Karnataka and Uttar Pradesh
Four-year plan developed in connection with PNC's pending acquisition of BBVA USA; Expands economic opportunity support for minorities and low- and moderate-income individuals and communities
PITTSBURGH, April 27, 2021 /3BL Media/ -- The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE: PNC) today announced a Community Benefits Plan to provide $88 billion in loans, investments, and other financial support to bolster economic opportunity for low- and moderate-income (LMI) individuals and communities, people and communities of color, and other underserved individuals and communities over a four-year period beginning Jan. 1, 2022.
Often, improving our home communities means focusing primarily on the individual regions in which those efforts were developed, but with the InspirED Global Fellowship, developed with Nevada Succeeds, we leveraged a unique opportunity to unite our business regions in the United States and Asia, to learn from Singapore’s world-renowned education system to develop innovations for schools in the State of Nevada.
Sustainably sourced 100 percent of its top 10 ingredients, advanced regenerative agriculture on farmland, enabled 7 billion meals worldwide
MINNEAPOLIS, April 22, 2021 /3BL Media/ - General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today released its 2021 Global Responsibility Report, which highlights social and environmental progress made in the 2020 fiscal year, ending May 31, 2020. The annual update, which marks 51 years of reporting for the company, features actions and outcomes across four areas: Food, Planet, People and Community.
Drones to plant 60,000 trees at rate six times faster and years earlier than traditional methods
LINCOLN, Neb., April 22, 2021 /3BL Media/ – The Arbor Day Foundation (ADF) today announced it will accelerate the planting of over 60,000 trees through a collaboration with AT&T and DroneSeed to deploy drones across 300 acres of the western United States devasted by wildfires.