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FedEx Makes Forbes List of World’s Most Reputable Companies For Corporate Responsibility 2019

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The Forbes article notes the importance of a company focusing its CSR efforts in ways that are “unique to your organization.” FedEx strives to do just that as we focus our CSR work on areas aligned with our expertise and values.

At FedEx, giving is focused on five areas that align with business strengths and address some of the world’s problems in a thoughtful way. In addition to five pillar focus areas, FedEx also supports programs related to Diversity and Inclusion, which are important aspects of FedEx culture.

Bacardi Just Found the Best Use for Plastic Straws Ever—Turn Them Into Vinyl Records

By Melissa Locker
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Normally, if your record sucks, that’s a bad thing. (Just ask Jet!) But now, thanks to a collaboration between Bacardi and Lonely Whale, if your record sucks, it’s a good thing—at least for the planet.

Astellas Celebrates Decade of Service by Volunteering 80,000 Hours to Help Local Communities

US Employees Support 16 Local Organizations for Changing Tomorrow Day 2019
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NORTHBROOK, Ill., September 18, 2019 /3BL Media/ -- Nearly 1,000 Astellas employees stepped away from the office to volunteer across the United States as part of the 10th annual Changing Tomorrow Day. On Changing Tomorrow Day (#ChangingTomorrow)—Astellas' global day of service—employees volunteered together at 16 diverse community and patient organizations, homeless shelters and other nonprofits to make a positive, measurable impact in local communities.

Alexion Hosts Hackathon in New Haven

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On the morning of June 26th, the auditorium at Alexion’s R&D Center of Excellence in New Haven was buzzing with teams communicating, collaborating, and innovating at the site’s first-ever employee-led hackathon. The decision to hold this event came in early 2019 when New Haven site leadership met to discuss ways to strengthen their unity with the local community.  With Innovate for Solutions being one of Alexion’s culture values, a hackathon seemed like the perfect idea.

LIXIL Newly Named in Dow Jones Sustainability World Index

Third Consecutive Year on the DJSI Asia Pacific Index
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TOKYO, September 20, 2019 /3BL Media/ - LIXIL Group Corporation (LIXIL Group; TSE code: 5938), maker of pioneering water and housing products, announced that it has been included in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World) for the first time and the DJSI Asia Pacific Index for the third consecutive year for its sustainability performance.

Pentair Corporate Responsibility Report Showcases Smart, Sustainable Water Solutions

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LONDON, September 19, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Global water treatment company Pentair announces the release of its 2018 Corporate Responsibility (CR) Report, highlighting its efforts to make a positive impact on the health of the world with its people, resources, technology and values focused on its mission of delivering smart, sustainable water solutions.

Smithfield Foods Donates $75,000 for Outdoor Learning Space at The Faison Center

Expanded Outdoor Overlook available to students at The Faison Center’s Richmond campus
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RICHMOND, Va., September 19, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Smithfield Foods, Inc. unveiled today the “Smithfield Foods Outdoor Learning Center Overlook” at The Faison Center to support the Center’s Forward into the Future campaign, designed to expand facilities and learning programs to meet the ongoing needs of children and adults with autism and similar related challenges.

Carnival Corporation Relief Effort Collects 2,841 Tons of Supplies for the Bahamas; Company Thanks Individuals and Organizations for Generous Donations

With outpouring of support from countless donors, company's partnership with Tropical Shipping delivers much-needed food and supplies directly to country's National Emergency Management Agency
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MIAMI, September 18, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL;NYSE: CUK) today announced that its relief program to provide humanitarian aid to The Bahamas collected and delivered during its first week over 2,841 tons of food and supplies in over 90 shipping containers – a remarkable milestone made possible by generous donations from countless individuals and organizations throughout South Florida and North America.

I Get Hope from Knowing That I Have Purpose: Bishop Hartsel Clifton Shirley on HIV

"...and I will be able to exuberantly live out that purpose.”
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Hartsel Shirley is a Bishop based in Atlanta, Georgia, who has been involved with HIV advocacy since 2002. He has participated in numerous conferences, panels, and workshops to educate others about aging with HIV and combat the stigma faced by people living with HIV, particularly in the Black community. “Hartsel” has 3 meanings – full of grace, a bright flame, a living marvel.

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