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Introducing Distrito T-Mobile: Un-carrier Deepens Commitment to Puerto Rico with 10-Year Investment in New Entertainment Complex

Summary: 

What's the news

T-Mobile is deepening its commitment to Puerto Rico, landing exclusive naming rights for Distrito T-Mobile, a massive, new entertainment complex in San Juan. Opening in April 2020, Distrito T-Mobile will serve up incredible concerts, movies, games, dining and so much more to the people of Puerto Rico for the next decade! 

Why it matters

While Verizon remains absent and AT&T exits the island, T-Mobile is all-in on its support for the people of Puerto Rico as the community rebuilds and re-emerges stronger than ever.

Who it's for

The people of Puerto Rico.

Press Release

What's the news

T-Mobile is deepening its commitment to Puerto Rico, landing exclusive naming rights for Distrito T-Mobile, a massive, new entertainment complex in San Juan. Opening in April 2020, Distrito T-Mobile will serve up incredible concerts, movies, games, dining and so much more to the people of Puerto Rico for the next decade! 

Why it matters

While Verizon remains absent and AT&T exits the island, T-Mobile is all-in on its support for the people of Puerto Rico as the community rebuilds and re-emerges stronger than ever.

Who it's for

The people of Puerto Rico.

The Farm That’s a Community Hub for Buffalo-Area Refugees

By Caitlin Dewey
Article

For the past three summers, Mahamud Mberwa has woken each day before dawn, squeezing in four hours of Uber driving before he treks to the Somali Bantu Community Farm.

“People need to be able to grow the food that is part of their tradition and culture,” said Kristin Heltman-Weiss, one of the project’s organizers. “And they need that to stay healthy, especially here in America.”

Voting Early Is Easier Than Ever — So MTV Is Making It a Holiday

MTV is teaming up with over 65 partners for Vote Early Day
Article

By Ella Ceron

Mark your calendar for November 3 — that’s the day most of the United States will turn up to vote. But there are other ways, and other days, to make your voice heard at the polls. Whether your state allows you to vote absentee, or if you simply want to show up to your local polling place a few days early, Saturday, October 24, is a great day to do it.

Memorial Ensures Vietnam Veterans Will Never Be Forgotten

The Wall That Heals traveling memorial on view at Charlotte Motor Speedway March 19-22
Blog

Respect and honor for military veterans are values Tina Woodward is proud to share with her colleagues at Duke Energy.

Ambition Is Not a Simple Thing – a Conversation With The New York Women’s Foundation’s Ana Oliveira

Blog

On March 8th, individuals around the world – of all genders – will come together to celebrate International Women’s Day. Since the first gathering, held over a century ago, leaders have made great progress in driving gender equality. But, we still have work to do to continue advocating for women’s advancement around the world.

We Are Citizen Philanthropists – Service Learning in Munich, Germany

Blog

Every waterfall begins with a single drop of water. That’s the idea behind VMware’s Citizen Philanthropy approach to giving—VMware’s waterfall of impact is the result of the collective actions of VMware people. Core to our ethos is the belief that we can all learn and grow through service.

Congrats to the 2020 Corporate Goodness Award Winners!

“The Goodies” Celebrate Progressive Companies Innovating Through Modern Approaches to Corporate Purpose
Blog

Benevity’s 2020 Corporate Goodness Awards, also known as “The Goodies”, celebrate the bold, innovative, inclusive and creative ways that companies are making a difference in the world — and how they inspire other people through purpose. 

ViacomCBS Appoints Crystal Barnes as Senior Vice President, Corporate Social Responsibility, ESG Strategy & Reporting

Press Release

March 10, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Crystal Barnes has been named Senior Vice President, Corporate Social Responsibility, Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Strategy & Reporting at ViacomCBS.

Keysight Headquarters Goes to the Dogs -- For K-9 Officer Training

by Hamish Gray, Keysight Senior Vice President of Corporate Services
Blog

While walking through our headquarters campus recently, I heard dogs barking in close proximity. It was unusual given the expanse of the site, so I decided to investigate. As I rounded the corner toward our soccer field, I saw several police officers (human and canine) grouped together in what appeared to be organized training. At that moment I remembered a recent notice from our local Workplace Solutions (WPS) team informing us that the local police department would be utilizing our campus for K-9 officer training.

Pushing Beyond the Ordinary in Corporate Social Responsibility

We believe that over the next 10 years, effective CSR initiatives of purpose-driven companies will be characterized by three principles: business alignment, user-centricity and co-creation.
Article

Corporate social responsibility—the practice of companies holding themselves accountable to serve a social purpose and make a positive impact—was not always the main focus of business leaders. Channel some profits into philanthropy, it was thought, and you’ve checked the CSR box.

Those days are long gone.

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