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Xylem Partners with St. Cassian School for Student Water Monitoring Experience

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Xylem is proud to be a partner of St. Cassian School’s Scholars and Artists-in-Residence program. As part of this programs, students learned about water as a valuable resource and created a water filtration system. Sixth grade students participated in the World Water Monitoring Event, a program developed by Earth Echo and implemented by Xylem employees. The students visited Yantacaw Brook Park in Montclair and tested pond water temperature, turbidity, PH and dissolved oxygen level. They then recorded the result in a worldwide water monitoring data bank.

Introducing The Ambition Project by American Express

An open letter from the six women of the American Express Executive Committee reflects on the company’s progress, shares new commitments and programs and calls on leaders everywhere to proudly back women’s ambition.
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February 11, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Over the past two days, the six of us hosted our fourth Global Women’s Conference. Through a variety of fireside chats, workshops and networking events, we united nearly 250 of the company’s top executives around a common goal – to find meaningful ways to continue advocating for women’s advancement.

Beyond this, the conference was a time to celebrate the incredible strides women and men have made together at American Express.

Adobe Partners With Teach for America to Bring Creativity to Classrooms

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February 7, 2020 /3BL Media/ At Adobe we believe that everyone is creative. Creativity is not exclusive or a special gift endowed only upon a lucky few. It belongs to everyone; it’s everywhere, and ultimately, creativity is what connects us all. It doesn’t just open doors. It opens worlds. It transcends borders and lowers barriers, crosses divides and dimensions.

With the explosion of devices, apps, and new media platforms, there never has been more creativity brought to the world than today, and we are in the golden age of creativity.

Impact Makers: Xcel Energy Foundation

Creating Process Efficiencies to Fuel Greater Impact for Local Communities
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The Xcel Energy Foundation oversees all charitable activities and sponsors the volunteer programs of Xcel Energy and its subsidiaries. Xcel Energy is a utility holding company based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, serving more than 3.3 million electric customers and 1.8 million natural gas customers in Minnesota, Michigan, Wisconsin, North Dakota, South Dakota, Colorado, Texas and New Mexico. 

Bacardi Launches Shake Your Future in Spain, a Training Program in the Art of Cocktails to Address Youth Unemployment

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  • With a very high youth unemployment and a significant deficit of qualified bartenders in the industry, Shake Your Future was born with the goal to address both challenges.
  • In Barcelona, eighteen unemployed young people will be trained for ten weeks in the art of cocktails and will intern in some of the leading bars and restaurants in the sector, acquiring valuable work experience as professional bartenders that will give them access to new employment opportunities.
  • This initiative, which is carried out in collaboration with the European Bartender School, has already been carried out in France and Italy, and will be extended to 12 major cities around the world in the next three years.
  • With this project, Bacardi continues to promote talent, dissemination and knowledge in the world of cocktails on a global scale.
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  • With a very high youth unemployment and a significant deficit of qualified bartenders in the industry, Shake Your Future was born with the goal to address both challenges.
  • In Barcelona, eighteen unemployed young people will be trained for ten weeks in the art of cocktails and will intern in some of the leading bars and restaurants in the sector, acquiring valuable work experience as professional bartenders that will give them access to new employment opportunities.
  • This initiative, which is carried out in collaboration with the European Bartender School, has already been carried out in France and Italy, and will be extended to 12 major cities around the world in the next three years.
  • With this project, Bacardi continues to promote talent, dissemination and knowledge in the world of cocktails on a global scale.

Protein Saves the Day

When disaster strikes, Hormel Foods and Convoy of Hope fuel a marathon response effort
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By Claire Stremple

Jaime Garcia was at home with his daughter when Hurricane Harvey hit — and kept hitting for four days straight in August 2017.

“It was an eerie feeling,” he said, “knowing that a monster, a Category 4 storm, is going to consume your city.”

Chris Long’s Hometown H2O and Xylem Restore Water to Family in Need

Donation of new water well first for program partnership
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SUFFOLK, Va., Feb. 5, 2020 /3BL Media/ – A rural Virginia family displaced from their home after their water well failed are receiving the gift of clean water today, marking the first project of Hometown H2O, a domestic water program aimed at bringing education and access to clean and sustainable water to people and communities in need across the United States.

Harvard Business Review: How Global Leaders Should Think About Solving Our Biggest Problems

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The corporate social conscience was on display last month in Davos, Switzerland, where global leaders from business, government, and civil society were assembled for the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum. Hundreds of millions of dollars were  committed to public-private partnerships that address the world’s most urgent challenges: climate change, poverty, chronic disease, illiteracy, plastic waste in the oceans, and much more.

The Makers of HORMEL® NATURAL CHOICE® Deli Meats Announce Partnership with Feeding America to Donate 1.5 Million Meals*

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AUSTIN, Minn., February 5. 2020 /3BL Media/ - The makers of Hormel® Natural Choice® products announced today a partnership with Feeding America to donate 1.5 million meals* to help feed the more than 37 million Americans struggling with hunger.

This year-long donation program will help ensure that food-insecure people and communities throughout the United States will have access to nutritious food.

Foundation Awards 24 National Neighborhood Promise® Grants for 2020

Republic Services Charitable Foundation partners with local nonprofits to support critical neighborhood revitalization projects
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PHOENIX, February 4, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- The Republic Services Charitable Foundation announced today that it has awarded 24 National Neighborhood Promise® grants for 2020, which will fund neighborhood revitalization projects around the country in areas where Republic Services customers and employees live and work. Projects include renovations to local schools and community centers that provide healthy and safe spaces for youth, home repairs for veterans and seniors, and beautification efforts including landscaping and garden beds in public spaces.

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