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Aflac, Coach Deion 'Prime' Sanders and Coach Nick Saban Kick Off College Football Season While Supporting Historically Black Colleges and Universities Company and Coaches Share Mutual Commitment to Filling Gaps for Customers and Communities of Color

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COLUMBUS, Ga., September 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Aflac, a leading provider of supplemental insurance in the U.S., today announced its new partnership with football legend and coach Deion "Prime" Sanders to celebrate the return of college football this fall. In this integrated campaign, Coach Prime, with help from some friends, will remind people that Aflac helps close the gaps for customers with unexpected medical bills that health insurance doesn't cover, while also supporting a shared commitment to Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).

Nonprofit Uses Virtual Environment to Strengthen Students' Skills

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FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) inspires young people to participate in science and technology to motivate career interest in STEM fields. Each year, FIRST gathers over half a million students around the world for thousands of robotics competitions that culminate at two global championship events. However, due to COVID-19, FIRST adapted its program offerings and created new opportunities for teams to engage during the FIRST® GAME CHANGERSSM powered by Star Wars: Force for Change season.

International Paper Ignites Reading With Reading Is Fundamental

Rally to Read 100 encourages kids to read 100 books in six months; full suite of resources and events available for educators and families
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In the past year, there has been a loss in education due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Reading is Fundamental (RIF) seeks to inspire more children around the nation to read and regain some of the lost learning. To support these efforts, International Paper is sponsoring the Rally to Read 100 campaign—a six-month initiative that runs from September 2021 to March 2022 to unite classrooms and communities across the country to inspire and motivate children to read 100 books.

Invesco Cares Donates $54,000 for Student Technology and Supplies

Invesco Cares chapters provide back-to-school resources
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For our fourth consecutive year, Invesco Cares chapters across North America have banded together for Operation Backpack to help students thrive. We've donated a collective $54,000 to 11 schools and nonprofits benefiting local students. Each market received $6,000 to donate to organizations of their choice to support basic technology and school supply needs.

Cadbury Helps With Literacy in Africa

Empowering children through stories in their own language
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Only 2% of books published in South Africa are in local African languages, yet 80% of the population speaks a language other than English or Afrikaans.

Our Cadbury Dairy Milk brand wants to change this, with a little bit of glass and a half goodness. All children should get the chance to fall in love with reading, and what better way to do this, than by creating enchanting stories written in their own language.

The Auschwitz Institute Launches 'Corporate Foundations of Atrocity Prevention', Its First-ever Course for the Business Sector

This is an essential course for any business looking to take its human rights practices and policies one step further towards preventing atrocities in today's world. From October 25 to November 13, 2021 - Registration now open!
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August 30, 2021 /3BL Media/ - At the Auschwitz Institute for the Prevention of Genocide and Mass Atrocities (AIPG), we understand that not only States but also non-State actors, including corporations, play a significant role in society's economic and social life. While corporations have, throughout history, contributed in various ways to human rights violations and mass atrocities, corporations can also play a meaningful role in preventing human rights violations and mass atrocities in a given society.

CSR Intern Reflections: A Summer of Growth

By Michele Robinson-Pontbriand | Director, Corporate Social Responsibility
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I greatly value the fresh perspectives that interns bring into Keysight. I always learn something new, not only from the outcome of their assignments but also from how they approach challenges and opportunities in those assignments. I always feel that I have grown individually through my partnership with Keysight interns. 

Engaging New Virtual Field Trips From Discovery Education and Partners Welcome Students and Teachers Back to School

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SILVER SPRING, Md., August 26, 2021 /3BL Media/ - To welcome K-12 students and teachers back to school, Discovery Education—the worldwide edtech leader whose state-of-the-art K-12 digital platform supports learning wherever it takes place—and leading corporate and community partners proudly introduce four new engaging, no-cost virtual field trips (VFTs). Debuting this September, these unique VFTs connect classroom learning to the people, places, and ideas shaping the world we live in.

When It Rains, It's Really Going to Pour: Getting a Handle on Climate-Related Risks and Opportunities Through TCFD

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September 20, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The impacts of climate change are real and the expectations on business are increasing. In the United States alone, the number of costly severe weather events has more than doubled since the 1980s. Companies, communities, and governments are adjusting to a new normal and a dynamic future. Investors are increasingly focused on how companies are adapting to the physical and regulatory changes that we’re seeing, and that’s where the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) comes in. 

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