Winning projects focused on an innovative lifecycle perspective in mining, youth employment during COVID 19, and purpose enablement in responsible investing.
TORONTO, November 18, 2020 /3BL Media/ - This week the University of St. Michael’s College is celebrating Student Capstone Projects, the summative exercise in the Diploma in Social Responsibility and Sustainability Program. These projects are designed to create positive social and environmental impact. This year’s winning projects focused on an innovative lifecycle perspective in mining, youth employment during COVID 19, and purpose enablement in responsible investing.
Johnson & Johnson commits $100 million over the next five years to invest in and promote health equity solutions
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., November 17, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Johnson & Johnson announced today $100 million in commitments and collaborations over the next five years to invest in and promote health equity solutions for Black people and other communities of color in the United States. Society has been significantly impacted by systemic racism, the COVID-19 pandemic, and the economic decline throughout this year, which have all spotlighted healthcare inequities.
The Senior Activity Center in Pocatello, Idaho is an organization committed to providing nutritional meals to seniors older than the age of 60. They announced that they have been awarded a $10,000 grant from the ON Semiconductor Foundation. The grant will be used to purchase food for the center’s nutrition program.
The Senior Activity Center’s mission is to provide a daily nutritional meal and support socialization, physical and cognitive activities that will serve the community’s senior population.
The COVID-19 pandemic made the back-to-school season anything but routine for parents with school-aged children, and remote learning proved more of a challenge for some. Inequities in internet and technology access existed before the pandemic. But a Truist Cares grant to Community Education Alliance, who worked with Empowering Communities Corp, helped bridge the gap so students could thrive academically, socially and emotionally.
Join CIT and Feeding America® to help provide meals to communities in need
NEW YORK, Nov. 11, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- CIT Group Inc. (NYSE: CIT) recently announced the start of its annual partnership with Feeding America® and this year, will double its commitment in the fight against hunger and help donate Two Million Meals(1) for people struggling with food insecurity across the country.
SMITHFIELD, Va., November 11, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Today, Smithfield Foods, Inc. announced the launch of Helping Our Heroes, a new initiative that expands upon the company's long-standing commitment to honoring the service and sacrifice of American veterans and their families. The program will encompass Smithfield's three veteran-related focus areas: prioritizing veteran employment and career development; helping power veteran-owned businesses; and strengthening the community and family support systems that veterans rely on every day.
Written By: Joseph Notaro, vice president of worldwide automotive strategy and business development
In honor of World Kindness Day 2020, a global day that promotes the importance of being kind to each other, to yourself and to the world, ON Semiconductor employees based in Germany shared their kindness. They recently lent a helping hand to a local charity in Munich called, Salberghaus, which provides a wide range of inpatient, semi-inpatient and outpatient services, as well as in day-care centers for children between the ages of two weeks and 10 years, and their families.
Edison International donates $520,000 to the California Bridging the Digital Divide Fund, including refurbished laptops and cash donations to purchase hot spots for schools in need.
When the pandemic and distance learning first began eight months ago, Clement Middle School Principal Wes Cullen made sure all of his sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade students who needed Chromebooks and hot spots got them. The effort was part of a larger one led by the Redlands Unified School District