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Xylem Recognized for Disaster Response Efforts with PR Daily Corporate Social Responsibility Award

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A wave of recent severe weather events and natural disasters has devastated communities across the globe, causing major loss of life, and leaving hundreds of thousands of people without basic needs like shelter and clean water. These tragedies are on the rise due to climate change, their impact intensified by pressures like population growth and coastal development.

For Xylem, this work is about creating social value and an integral part of our shared commitment to solve water.

Bayer Stands by Kenya and Uganda in Fight Against Desert Locust Devastation

Insecticide donation enables treatment of 170,000 hectares of the most affected fields
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MONHEIM, August 6, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Farmers in Kenya and Uganda currently fighting a devastating locust invasion and looming food security crisis are receiving help from Bayer thanks to a donation of 170,000 liters of Decis ULV insecticide. 120,000 liters will be shipped to Kenya and 50,000 liters have already been shipped to Uganda. In both countries, the product will be donated to the local governments to fight the locust swarms. The donation from Bayer, which has a material value of approximately 750,000 Euros, will enable treatment of 170,000 hectares of the most affected fields.

How Companies Can Provide Immediate Assistance to Employees Impacted by COVID-19 and Other Disasters

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Childcare. Utilities. Medical bills. To many of us, these are just typical, everyday costs of living and working. For others, these are a few common causes behind serious financial hardship, often forcing someone to choose between medicine, electricity, food, or shelter. In some dire situations, these can even be the make-or-break reasons that lead to someone becoming homeless.

The coronavirus (COVID-19) has only compounded these existing hardships, which employees nationwide have been grappling with for years.

Herbalife Nutrition Distributors Support Medical Professionals, Communities in Need

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Time after time, the #HerbalifeNutrition family shows up. Whether it's supplying meals for medical staff, or making and donating masks to local hospitals, we are in this together across the globe.

The VF Foundation Announces $7.3 Million in Community Investments

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DENVER, Aug. 5, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The VF Foundation, the private grantmaking organization funded by VF Corporation (NYSE: VFC), one of the world's largest apparel, footwear, and accessories companies, recently announced the recipients of its gifting cycle totaling $7.3 million in investments to 80 organizations around the world. The investments include $5 million in support of environmental justice and protection, social and economic equity, and community impact grants, and more than $2 million for disaster relief and global COVID-19 support.  

Preparing for the 2020 Hurricane Season

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As people adjust to life during the COVID-19 pandemic, we know that this year’s hurricane season may be unique as T-Mobile and Sprint customers will rely on our teams and networks to maintain the important connectivity that is helping them work, learn and continue to communicate with loved ones during the various stages of the current shutdown.

As we do each year, we continue to work with internal and external partners, including the National Weather Service to monitor all potential storm activity and prepare our response plans.

Truist Named LISC Donor of the Month, August 2020.

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This content was originally posted by, and on, LISC.org, August 2020.

The COVID-19 pandemic has not only illuminated the magnitude of the racial health and wealth gaps across the country, but has also shone a spotlight on the additional hurdles that rural communities face in comparison to their urban counterparts due to limited access to capital, support services, and connectivity.

'Community Restoration Cleanup Series' Launched, Keep the Tennessee River Beautiful Boat & Truck Outfitted through $6,000 Keep America Beautiful Grant

Keep the Tennessee River Beautiful launches ‘Community Restoration River Cleanup Series’ held within the Tennessee River watershed to mitigate litter following flooding.
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This week, Keep the Tennessee River Beautiful (KTNRB) will launch the ‘Community Restoration River Cleanup Series’ held within the Tennessee River watershed to mitigate litter following this past spring’s flooding.

Wells Fargo and Habitat for Humanity India Support 120 Families Affected by Cyclone Amphan

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MUMBAI, India, August 11, 2020 /3BL Media/ - In the wake of Cyclone Amphan, which devastated the state of West Bengal leaving hundreds of people and families homeless, Habitat for Humanity India is providing transitional shelters, drinking water and other services for more than 120 families in South 24 Parganas district with support from Wells Fargo.

How the Pandemic Redefined Truist's Philanthropic Priorities

By Allissa Kline, American Banker
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Ahead of the merger of BB&T and SunTrust Banks, executives spent months fine-tuning the scope and details of an endowed foundation that would blend the two banks’ charitable missions.

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