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It's Preparedness Month. Here's How to Get Ready for Natural Disasters

Duke Energy employees made storm kits to help people prepare for natural disasters; you can make a kit, too.
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If there’s a big storm or other emergency, you won’t have time to pack the things you need. But if you have a storm kit prepared, you’ll be ready.

That’s why Duke Energy provided storm kits to nonprofits in its service area.

“As storm threats continue to grow, we want to ensure our most vulnerable communities have access to these storm kits to help them prepare and stay safe,” said Kevin McLaughlin, the company’s vice president of government affairs and community relations in North Carolina.

Herbalife Nutrition Extends Partnership With National Hispanic Council on Aging Under The Nutrition for Zero Hunger Initiative

Herbalife Nutrition partners with NHCOA to support nutrition and health programs
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Today, Herbalife Nutrition announced an expanded partnership with the National Hispanic Council on Aging (NHCOA), the leading organization working to improve the lives of older Hispanic adults, their families and caregivers. The partnership empowers the aging Hispanic population with necessary tools to support their health by providing access to healthy nutrition, as well as nutrition education and fitness programs to promote healthy aging.

IBEW Local 47 Members, SCE Employees Help Feed Those in Need

IBEW Local 47 is sponsoring members who take part in various food distribution events held throughout SoCal by the LA Fed and Labor Community Services of Los Angeles.
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by Caroline Aoyagi-Stom

As Robert Madrigal lifted the heavy food donation boxes into a car recently at Long Beach City College, he could see the long line of vehicles waiting in the drive-through line stretching back almost to the nearby freeway.

We Are Citizen Philanthropists - Building Digital Resilience with Good Gigs

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Every waterfall begins with a single drop of water. That’s the idea behind VMware’s Citizen Philanthropy approach to giving—VMware’s impact in the community is the result of the collective actions of VMware people. It’s about empowering everyone to be active and engaged citizens in their communities because we believe social change only happens when many people choose to take action.

The Top 3 Benefits of Virtualization for Nonprofits

Michael Roy, Product Marketing: Developer Tools, VMware
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In today's world, nothing happens in total isolation, and nonprofit organizations know this more than most as they respond to some of humanity's most pressing concerns.

Meanwhile, thanks to the incredible proliferation of digital devices and computers big and small to the far corners of the Earth, every layer of human society is now more connected than at any other time in history. Anyone from anywhere on the planet can tell their story and be heard worldwide in an instant.

VMware and the National Science Foundation Collaborate on the Next Generation of Sustainable Digital Infrastructure

By Victor Firoiu, Senior Staff Academic Research Lead, VMware
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With the Climate Decade upon us, cutting global emissions in half by 2030 depends on bold actions and a global capacity for innovation. We’re focused on both. Throughout our 20-year history, we’ve pioneered solutions to help build a low-carbon economy and become a carbon-neutral business.

Companies Act on Voting Access

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As the 2020 presidential election looms during the continued effects of coronavirus, even the act of voting has become a public health risk. That, combined with daily news stories sharing new obstacles to voting (such as slow mail times, removal of mail boxes and the closing of polling stations), has made the topic of voting a major concern for many. To encourage voting in a time where the barriers seem higher than ever before, companies are getting involved. Here are top examples from this week of brands unveiling their efforts around voting access and education:

Lobster Populations Remain Healthy as Wind Farm Study Results Are Published

Wind farm construction and operation has no significant negative impact on the ecology of European lobsters, according to the study.
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Results from a survey have recently been published by the Holderness Fishing Industry Group (HFIG) which suggest that wind farm construction and operation has no significant negative impact on the ecology of European lobsters.

Leading green energy providers Ørsted worked with HFIG in 2013 to conduct a long-term study which examined the ecological effects on shellfish during the construction and operation of Westermost Rough offshore wind farm, off the east coast of the United Kingdom.

UN Global Compact and UNESCO's IOC Join Forces to Advance Science-based Sustainable Ocean Business

Global Compact to mobilize private sector for UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development
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UNITED NATIONS, September 3, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The UN Global Compact has renewed its commitment to advancing science-based sustainable ocean business by signing a letter of intent with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization’s Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (UNESCO’s IOC), the UN agency charged with the preparation of the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development.

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