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Webinar: Galvanizing Resources (Beyond Dollars) Together

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Wednesday, August 5

10:00 am CDT

FSG managing director Adeeb Mahmud joins Philanthropy Southwest as moderator of their upcoming webinar Galvanizing Resources (Beyond Dollars) Together. The discussion will focus on how corporate and private philanthropy can leverage resources beyond cash and collaborate more.

MSME Resilience: A New Framework for the New Normal

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Micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs), which are the socio-economic backbone of most countries, have been disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Governments, development agencies, philanthropic foundations, and corporates have all announced several short-term measures to support MSMEs. Most of these welcome interventions are, however, largely stopgap arrangements at best. For the most part, they do not address the medium-term structural challenges and the fundamental vulnerabilities to future stresses that MSMEs will continue to face.

International Paper Calls On Global Community to #HelpFillTheBoxes to Feed the Hungry

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It’s more than just a box. That’s why International Paper is donating 2 million for hunger relief.

He Deployed With Disaster Team to Help During COVID-19

Duke Energy’s Larry Reeder set out to make a difference with the National Disaster Medical System
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Who knew a magazine ad could change your life and give it greater purpose, joy and meaning?

That’s what happened for Larry Reeder, an Army veteran and radiation protection technician at Duke Energy’s Crystal River, Fla., power plant.

For Reeder, it all started 10 years ago while returning from a business trip. He picked up the magazine from the seat pocket on the airplane and the advertisement caught his eye because it read, “The Best of Care in the Worst of Times. Take on New Challenges. Join an Amazing Team. Protect Health and Save Lives.”

Always Be Prepared: How to Plan Your Disaster Relief Strategy

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When disaster strikes, people feel compelled to respond immediately. When the COVID-19 crisis hit, we saw Benevity's community give more than $640 million in donations and grants in under eight weeks.

If you have a plan in place for how you’ll respond to the next disaster, before it happens, you’ll be able to act within hours — when it matters most.

[Webinar]: Creating a Disaster Response Action Plan

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Strategies from the CDP, Google, IRC and Microsoft to ensure your CSR program is ready to move fast when it matters.

The global health crisis has forced companies to evaluate how prepared they are to respond to disasters and crises. How can you use what you've learned to prepare for future events like hurricanes, floods or humanitarian crises, and ensure you're ready to help with quick relief, as well as long-term community recovery — whatever the future brings?

Ecolab's 2030 Impact Goals Advance Sustainable and Productive Operations to Help Industry Achieve Greater Purpose

New goals will drive further ambitious progress on water, carbon, food safety and public health
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ST. PAUL, Minn., July 15, 2020  /3BL Media/ – By 2030, there will be an additional billion people in the world, placing greater demand on natural resources. To help companies sustainably address growing demand, Ecolab Inc. has launched its ambitious 2030 Impact Goals to significantly increase the company’s positive impact within its own operations and through its work with customers.

Republic Services Donates 100,000 Masks to Essential Service Providers

PPE Will Support the Work of Healthcare Workers at Atlanta's Grady Memorial Hospital and First Responders in Rutherford County, Tenn.
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PHOENIX, July 8, 2020 /3BL Media/  -- Republic Services, Inc. today announced the donation of 100,000 N95 masks to assist essential service providers in Atlanta and in Rutherford County, Tenn., amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The donation will provide much-needed support to healthcare workers at Atlanta's Grady Memorial Hospital, the largest public hospital in Georgia, and help keep first responders safe in Rutherford County.

Relief From Sickle Cell Disease Made Possible by Red Cross and FedEx

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If you could, with relative ease, relieve someone else’s physical suffering from an agonizing blood disorder, would you?

Duke Energy, Piedmont Natural Gas Announce Additional Help for Customers During Pandemic

Enhanced care, expanded assistance program for customers experiencing payment challenges
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CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 2, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Duke Energy and Piedmont Natural Gas today said they are adding steps to help customers who are suffering financial hardship as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The additional steps build on the swift actions both service providers offered to help customers at the start of the response to the pandemic. Both suspended key credit processes, including disconnections for nonpayment, late payment fees and fees for credit card and other payments.

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