This year, we’ve witnessed growing momentum around trees as a tool to help solve society’s unprecedented challenges. People around the globe are turning to trees for a good reason: they change lives. They provide the necessities of life itself. From cleaning our air and water to promoting physical and mental health, trees are integral to the wellbeing of both people and our planet.
Annual Sustainability Report Focuses on Action, Impact on Society, Economy and Planet
Mastercard has released its 2019 Sustainability Report outlining its progress towards building a more inclusive and sustainable digital economy. The report charts impact and progress against four areas: Inclusive Growth; Our People and Culture; Environmental Stewardship; and Ethical and Responsible Standards.
Reading not only fuels knowledge, it inspires creativity and transports us to worlds beyond our present reality. In 2011, we created Soar with Reading, a program designed to stimulate the imagination by putting books into the hands of kids who need them most.
Safeway and Safeway Foundation partnered with Feeding America®…and raised $454,018 through this year’s Great American Milk Drive. Safeway stores in the District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia, and Delaware collected customer donations at check stands to help alleviate childhood hunger.
Ideabar, a Cox Enterprises company, to use Empowering Equality program to promote social justice
ATLANTA, Aug. 26, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- Ideabar is accepting nominations for the Empowering Equality program now through Sept. 30. One metro Atlanta nonprofit will win $250,000 of in-kind marketing services to advance racial equality and social justice. Ideabar, a Cox Enterprises company, is a world-class marketing and media agency with offices in Atlanta and West Palm Beach, Fla.
Join the #OceanLeague wave of support using creativity and color to protect the world’s oceans
Our oceans are facing a perfect storm of pollution, overfishing, and climate change, and these threats have pushed ecosystems such as coral reefs to the tipping point of collapse. Over half a billion people globally rely on coral reefs for food and income. And so, with international conservation targets being set for the next decade at upcoming events, creating change has never been more urgent.
International Paper’s Forestland Stewards Partnership with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation supports conservation grant funding to restore, enhance and protect longleaf pine forests.
The longleaf pine ecosystem once covered more than 90 million acres across the Southeastern coastal plain and piedmont. Today, it has been reduced to only about 5% of its historical range due to the conversion of forest type, conversion to other land uses and fire suppression. This fire-adapted ecosystem possesses tremendous biodiversity, supporting nearly 900 endemic plant species and providing habitat for wildlife such as the red-cockaded woodpecker, gopher tortoise, indigo snake and Bachman’s sparrow.
Toney Elementary's School Crashers makeover included a dynamic refresh throughout its Decatur, GA campus
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Last year, Mohawk Industries and Georgia United Credit Union Foundation’s School Crashers® program transformed learning and administrative environments at seven schools across the Peach State. Refreshing finishes and new energy reinvigorated media centers, music rooms, workspaces and other inspired interiors.
On August 19, 1871, world-renowned aviation pioneer Orville Wright was born. Along with sibling Wilbur, the Wright Brothers invented and engineered the first motor-operated airplane. Thanks to their world-altering creation, President Franklin D. Roosevelt established August 19th as National Aviation Week.
"It's a big list. A lot of stuff was blown up," said Direct Relief President and CEO Thomas Tighe. "Like in any tragedy, it's important that they know that people are pulling for them not just objectifying their suffering."
On Thursday, Tighe and his team received confirmation from FedEx CEO, Fred Smith, that the corporation would donate one of its cargo planes to deliver the aid. Trucks will haul the 80,000 pound shipment from the Santa Barbara warehouse to FedEx headquarters in Memphis, TN. From there, the aid will be flown to Lebanon.