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Subaru of America and Lambs Farm Plant a New Set of Skills in Non-Profit Participants

New partnership added to automaker’s list of charitable efforts during Subaru Loves to Care Month
Press Release

LIBERTYVILLE, Ill., June 16, 2017 /3BL Media/ –  Subaru of America, Inc. today announced support of Lambs Farm, a premier non-profit organization whose mission is helping people with developmental disabilities lead productive, happy lives.

Strengthening Food Security in the Developing World

by Madison Barre
Blog

One of the lessons I’ve learned as an employee at General Mills was that food security is not proprietary. Rather, it is our collective responsibility.

Everyone wants to ensure food is safe, accessible, nutritious, and available for all.

GRI Focuses on Three Key Areas to Promote Sustainable Development in Emerging Markets

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Triggering tangible economic, social, and environmental improvements in the developing countries was the underlying essence of GRI’s second annual donors meeting. The discussion centered on GRI’s work in emerging markets and how sustainability reporting can support solutions for tackling critical development challenges.

Helping to Bring Clean, Potable Water to Mkutani, Tanzania

Supporting Engineers Without Borders to provide a Tanzanian community with clean drinking water
Article

Through its Engineers Without Borders (EWB) USA Grant Program, Tetra Tech supports projects that help communities in developing countries meet their basic human needs. The grant program provides funding to individual projects with which U.S.-based Tetra Tech associates are involved. The Mkutani, Tanzania, Water Supply Project, run by the EWB Boston Professional Chapter (EWB-Boston), was a 2016 grant recipient.

Tetra Tech’s STEM Program Wins 2017 EDR PRISM Award

Providing significant, positive contributions to local communities by sparking interest in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics
Article

Environmental Data Resources (EDR) presented Tetra Tech with the 2017 Property Risk, Insights, Strategy & Markets (PRISM) Award for Community Service at the second, annual PRISM Industry Awards in Charlotte, North Carolina, in May. EDR’s PRISM Awards honor high-level project work, leadership, recent business growth, innovation, and community service. The Community Service Award recognizes Tetra Tech’s Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Program for demonstrating extensive service to local communities with a measureable, positive impact.

Domtar's Featured Difference Maker: Karen Calder, Executive Director of Classroom Central

Article

In the months following 9/11, Karen Calder searched for a way to better serve her community. One day, she read a feasibility study about a new project called Classroom Central, a proposed nonprofit aimed at providing school supplies to children living in poverty. The study moved her to tears.

AkzoNobel and Starbucks Partnering up to Create 'Show Your Flavor' Murals

Multimedia with summary

Local talents and artists showcased their creativity in mural art at selected Starbucks stores in Malaysia this week, celebrating the newly launched campaign "Show Your Flavor", which focuses on self-expression through color this summer. Artists created their masterpieces on Starbucks' store walls using colorful paints provided by AkzoNobel.

The murals will be painted on several selected stores in Klang Valley and Penang, and the plan is to add more stores with other themes in the future.

Partnership Aims to Help Butterfly Population Take Off

Press Release

BIG RAPIDS, Mich., June 8, 2017 /3BL Media/ – An iconic insect on the decline could see its numbers take off along its North American flight path when a 4,000-acre tract of land near Big Rapids becomes an innovative breeding ground.

“Blue Horizons for Autism” Makes Flying a Reality

Blog

“We attended the event at JFK today, and it was amazing. It really helped my son experience the airport, and made him more at ease for our actual trip next month. The support and encouragement from the [Autism Speaks] volunteers and JetBlue staff were key.”

—Parent, Autism Speaks

Professional Builders Help Build or Improve 200 Homes in One Week with Habitat for Humanity

The nationwide effort is part of Habitat’s Home Builders Blitz, June 5-9
Press Release

ATLANTA, June 8, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Habitat for Humanity is bringing together professional builders this summer for its Home Builders Blitz. Presented by Ply Gem, the event is a weeklong effort to build and improve homes across the U.S. During June 5-9, more than 200 families will partner with Habitat across 28 states to build or repair a place they can call home.

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