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Film with Impact: Stoking the Transformative Power of Story

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A well-crafted documentary that shines light on an overlooked or misunderstood issue can be a powerful catalyst for change. But only if people see it — and understand how to act.

In partnership with the American Film Institute’s annual AFI DOCS film festival, we’re helping documentary filmmakers gain new skills and resources to maximize the social impact of their projects. This support is part of our broader efforts to promote innovation through media, which we believe is one of the most powerful avenues for driving positive change on a global scale.

Finalists Named for Arizona’s 2017 Cox Conserves Heroes Program, Public Asked to Vote

Program to donate $20,000 to environmental nonprofits in Arizona
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PHOENIX, July 10, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Cox Communications and The Trust for Public Land are recognizing volunteers who are creating, preserving or enhancing shared outdoor spaces. Finalists for Arizona’s Cox Conserves Heroes program were announced today, and the public is being asked to vote for the winner now through August 7. To vote, visit CoxConservesHeroes.com and select the Arizona area.

De Beers Group's New Scheme Incubates Wannabe Entrepreneurs

A programme to help budding entrepreneurs benefit from a good start in life has been launched at a De Beers Group Zimele business hub in South Africa.
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Thirty-six people from the areas around Voorspoed mine have been identified for the programme, run by TrioPlus Development, a specialist mentoring and training company that focuses on small, micro and medium enterprises.

The Entrepreneurial Incubation Programme in Kroonstad, which kicked off with a four-day workshop, was for people with a business idea with a good chance of success.

A New Era of Culture as Everything

Lessons from Uber, Lyft and Hewlett Packard Enterprise
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By Benevity Founder & CEO Bryan de Lottinville

Carlsberg Group Commits to Halve Water Usage at its Breweries by 2030

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Water is essential to society, and to making beer. However, today it is not managed optimally in too many areas of the world, and water scarcity is a major concern.

The Carlsberg Group’s vision for a better tomorrow is a world in which zero water is wasted.

In pursuit of this vision, Carlsberg has developed bold targets – including halving water usage at its breweries by 2030. Carlsberg will also form partnerships to safeguard shared water resources in high-risk areas around selected breweries, identified together with WWF.

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Celebrate America's Independence…and Our Beautiful Places

Keep America Beautiful’s Tips for an Eco-Friendly Fourth of July!
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Everybody loves celebrating America’s birthday on the Fourth of July! We believe everyone has a right to live (and celebrate!) in a clean, green and beautiful community, and shares a responsibility to contribute to that vision.

Whether you’re having a picnic in a park, heading to the beach for fireworks, or hanging out in your own backyard, it’s a great time to remember the importance of living by the”Reduce. Reuse. Recycle.” mantra to preserve and protect America’s beautiful places.

Liberty International Underwriters Volunteer at Ellis Island

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Members of Keep America Beautiful’s headquarters’ staff joined volunteers from Liberty International Underwriters (LIU) and the National Park Service to beautify the north end of Ellis Island in New York Harbor.

The Ellis Island project was the third of three events hosted for Liberty International Underwriters volunteers this year.

The UPS Foundation Awards Tree Planting Grants to 21 Keep America Beautiful Affiliates Nationwide

Keep America Beautiful and UPS Work to Strengthen America’s Natural Infrastructure, Bringing Total Trees Planted Together to More than 10,000 Since 2011
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STAMFORD, Conn., July 6, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s iconic community improvement nonprofit organization, today announced the distribution of 21 grants totaling $120,000 from The UPS Foundation for the 2017 Keep America Beautiful/UPS Community Tree and Recovery Tree Planting Grants program. The grant recipients’ projects will result in more than 1,200 trees being planted in support of locally-relevant initiatives.

LISHED De Beers Group's Venetia Mine's Sticker Sales Bring Fundraising Award

De Beers Group’s Venetia mine in South Africa has won an achievement award for the excellence of its support for disabled people.
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The award from the charity Casual Day was for being the best performing company in the Limpopo Province by raising the most money in sticker donations during 2016.

Casual Day is South Africa’s foremost fundraising campaign for people with disabilities. About 4,500 companies, 100 schools and 400 organisations take part in the annual event.

Carnival Corporation's Carnival Cruise Line And Houston Texans Gear Up For 'Summer Kickoff' Event with The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston

Event Included Gridiron Activities Led by Houston Texans Players, On-Site Build-A-Bear Workshop and $10,000 Donation from Carnival to Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston
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Carnival Cruise Line and the Houston Texans teamed up to host the first-ever Summer Kickoff event recently with a variety of fun activities for kids at the Havard Boys & Girls Club in Houston.

The event also included a $10,000 donation from Carnival Cruise Line to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston. Additionally, for every Houston Texans Bear sold at a Build-A-Bear Workshop stores in the Houston area during the month of July, a portion of the proceeds will go to the Boys & Girls Clubs.

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