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Improving Community Resilience Through Disaster Preparedness and Response

International Paper donation to American Red Cross provides additional support beyond the company’s Annual Disaster Giving Program commitment
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MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 15, 2021 /3BL Media/ – International Paper (NYSE: IP), the world’s leading producer of renewable, fiber-based packaging, pulp and paper, has made a $170,000 donation to the American Red Cross to support year-round humanitarian relief efforts. The donation is above and beyond the company’s recurring $500,000 pledge to support the American Red Cross Annual Disaster Giving Program (ADGP).

Shining a Light on Heritage

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A rich history stretching back more than 300 years disappeared beneath dense undergrowth when, in the 1970s, the inhabitants of a remote Hakka village abandoned it to move into urban areas or abroad.

Now, half a century on, Mui Tsz Lam in Hong Kong’s northeastern New Territories has sprung back to life after villagers and their descendants lovingly rescued it from the clutches of nature and recruited the help of CLP to reconnect it to the electricity grid.

The Power of Design Thinking

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The colourful post-it notes on the walls of the training workshops reflect the illuminating spirit of Design Thinking: They succinctly capture the pain points of users, and set the scene for participants to brainstorm ideas and find innovative solutions to everyday problems.

CLP has provided Design Thinking training sessions to more than 4,000 Hong Kong employees over the past two years. The company has also designed a badging system for employees to work their way up a graded pathway from ‘apprentice’ to ‘practitioner’ to ‘assistant coach’ to ‘coach’ to ‘fellow’.

FedEx Provides Lifesaving Supplies to Sick Children in Canada

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The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) is Canada's most research-intensive hospital and the largest centre dedicated to improving children's health in the country. As part of the SickKids VS Limits Campaign, the hospital is working to overcome the limits on delivering seamless healthcare to every child, limits like geography, made all the more challenging by the pandemic.

International Paper Launches Signature Pro Bono Initiative Campaign; Will Assist Individuals Living in Underserved Communities

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. – May 26, 2021 – International Paper (NYSE: IP) recently announced the kickoff of the Signature Pro Bono Initiative, marking a significant milestone for the legal community in Tennessee and for individuals living in the state’s underserved communities. As part of the Tennessee Pro Bono Services Alliance, this initiative will help deliver equal justice to Tennessee residents by focusing specifically on expungement, voter rights restoration and driver’s license reinstatement.

Cartoon Networking

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Children are our future – and it’s never too early to start teaching them about the conservation and importance of protecting our environment. 

But capturing their interest can be challenging when they’re young. So, CLP Power is using animation as a smart way for teachers and parents to get the message across.

By combining moving images, simple text, sound effects and engaging storylines, cartoons take young children away into a world of entertainment and learning... 

Wall-to-Wall Entertainment

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The CLP E-Playground is a fun and inspiring education platform for young people and members of the public to learn about energy, engineering, and environmental conservation. One of its most prominent installations among a number of interactive games and facilities is the Feature Wall.

Prince Harry and Meghan, The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Announced As Campaign Chairs of Global Citizen's Vax Live: The Concert to Reunite the World

PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN, FIRST LADY DR JILL BIDEN AND VICE PRESIDENT KAMALA HARRIS WILL MAKE A FEATURED APPEARANCE AS PART OF THE “WE CAN DO THIS” NATIONAL INITIATIVE TO INCREASE PUBLIC CONFIDENCE IN AND UPTAKE OF COVID-19 VACCINES
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LINE-UP GROWS TO INCLUDE BEN AFFLECK, CHRISSY TEIGEN, DAVID LETTERMAN, GAYLE KING, JIMMY KIMMEL, NOMZAMO MBATHA, OLIVIA MUNN, & SEAN PENN

Hosted by Selena Gomez with performances by Jennifer Lopez, Eddie Vedder, Foo Fighters, J Balvin, & H.E.R., VAX LIVE will be taped before an audience of vaccinated frontline healthcare & essential workers at SoFi Stadium;  Airing on ABC, CBS, FOX, YouTube, iHeartMedia on May 8th 

Additional featured appearances from President Emmanuel Macron of France, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada, and Prime Minister Plenković of Croatia 

Over $11 million funded by Cisco, The Coca-Cola Foundation, the Analog Devices Foundation and an anonymous Swiss Foundation to purchase an estimated 2.3 million vaccine doses; over 7.5 million doses committed from Spain as part of the VAX LIVE campaign

The VAX LIVE campaign is calling on businesses to donate dollars for doses, G7 governments to share excess doses immediately, and for pharma companies including Moderna to make vaccines available at not-for-profit prices

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LINE-UP GROWS TO INCLUDE BEN AFFLECK, CHRISSY TEIGEN, DAVID LETTERMAN, GAYLE KING, JIMMY KIMMEL, NOMZAMO MBATHA, OLIVIA MUNN, & SEAN PENN

Hosted by Selena Gomez with performances by Jennifer Lopez, Eddie Vedder, Foo Fighters, J Balvin, & H.E.R., VAX LIVE will be taped before an audience of vaccinated frontline healthcare & essential workers at SoFi Stadium;  Airing on ABC, CBS, FOX, YouTube, iHeartMedia on May 8th 

Additional featured appearances from President Emmanuel Macron of France, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada, and Prime Minister Plenković of Croatia 

Over $11 million funded by Cisco, The Coca-Cola Foundation, the Analog Devices Foundation and an anonymous Swiss Foundation to purchase an estimated 2.3 million vaccine doses; over 7.5 million doses committed from Spain as part of the VAX LIVE campaign

The VAX LIVE campaign is calling on businesses to donate dollars for doses, G7 governments to share excess doses immediately, and for pharma companies including Moderna to make vaccines available at not-for-profit prices

International Paper Named 2020 Spirit of North Carolina by United Way of North Carolina

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Our team in New Bern, North Carolina, is being awarded a 2020 Spirit of North Carolina by United Way of North Carolina for the "Most Creative and Engaging Kick-off or Volunteer Event."

New Bern's team members are passionate about investing in people in their community, and won the award for the feminine hygiene packing event and 2020 United Way campaign success. They make us #ProudToBeIP!

Read about the award and the other winners here

Saturday Volunteer Event Caps Three-Year 'Fueling Good, Rebuilding Lives' CITGO/Rebuilding Together Partnership

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Saturday, April 17 marks the culmination of the three-year Fueling Good, Rebuilding Lives charitable partnership between CITGO and Rebuilding Together Houston. Appropriately, TeamCITGO volunteers will gather to repaint a local residence in the Independence Heights community.

Launched to help Houston-area communities in need recover from 2017's Hurricane Harvey, the program has done enormous good in the community, supporting the renovation of more than 186 homes for those in need in the Independence Heights community and surrounding areas.

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