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Comerica Bank Awards Dillard High School Senior Shatasia Daniels With Inaugural Gift of Knowledge Scholarship

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The Comerica Bank Florida Market presented Junior Achievement of South Florida Fellow Shatasia Daniels with its inaugural $1,000 Gift of Knowledge scholarship, which supports a deserving graduating senior who plans to pursue a business degree in college. Daniels, a member of the Dillard High School (Fort Lauderdale, Florida) class of 2020, will attend Florida State University in the fall.

Colleagues Making a Difference: Lanette Edwards

By: Catherine Irvin, Communications Specialist
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We caught up with colleagues who are making a difference in their communities as a response to COVID-19. In this series, we learn how each of them is stepping up and what they’ve learned in the process.

Lanette Edwards has spent 30 years of her career with Bechtel. Throughout that time she can tell you one thing has remained a constant: Bechtel people rise to a challenge.

“I’ve always been proud of working for Bechtel, but it’s been really inspiring to see colleagues rise up during this time,” said Lanette.

Boxing up Hunger and Personal Protection Equipment in Chicago

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CHICAGO, May 29, 2020 /3BL Media/ – International Paper (NYSE: IP) has donated 10,000 corrugated boxes to Team Rubicon, a nonprofit organization currently managing the Greater Chicago Food Depository for the city of Chicago. The boxes will be used to distribute personal protection equipment throughout Chicago, as part of Team Rubicon’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

What Can We Learn from the Current Covid-19 Crisis on Shaping the Dialogue Between Science and Society?

By Monika Lessl, PhD, Vice President, Corporate Innovation, R&D and Societal Engagement and Executive Director Bayer Foundation
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The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted how we work, live, and behave. As the pandemic was expanding, so was the importance of science. Suddenly, I saw researchers and medical experts in the spotlight and playing crucial roles in political decision-making. 

Stories from the COVID-19 Front Lines

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From the frontlines of healthcare to small businesses and big cities, Fifth Third has seen so many of our customers and partners rise to the challenge as we fight COVID-19. We have been very inspired by many of their stories, and very proud to serve them as they work hard to serve others.

Here are some of their amazing stories, told by our dedicated Fifth Third Bank team members:

Schneider Electric Supports Hunger Relief Through Tomorrow Rising and Foundation

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Schneider Electric Foundation

The Schneider Electric Foundation (under the aegis of the Fondation de France) uses social innovation and community engagement to invest in education, reduce the energy gap, and increase sustainability awareness. The Foundation marked its 20th anniversary in 2018.

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LA Galaxy and Herbalife Nutrition Team Up with A Place Called Home to Pack and Deliver Food for Families in Need in Los Angeles

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AEG’s LA Galaxy and Herbalife Nutrition recently teamed up with A Place Called Home (APCH) to pack and distribute food for families in need at a Family Resource Depot in the greater Los Angeles area on Wednesday, May 27. In conjunction with the LA Galaxy Foundation, LA Galaxy Players Daniel Steres, Rolf Feltscher, Joe Corona, assistant coach Dominic Kinnear and Cozmo joined volunteers at A Place Called Home to pack and deliver the food.

Subaru of America and National Parks Conservation Association Take Home 2020 Silver Halo Award for Best Sustainability Initiative

Partnership Recognized for Ongoing Commitment to Reduce Landfill Waste from America’s National Parks
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CAMDEN, NJ May 28, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Subaru of America, Inc., along with the National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA), today announced they have been awarded the 2020 Silver Halo Award in the ‘Best Sustainability Initiative’ category by Engage for Good.

Colorado School District Deploys Mobile Technology Hub to Deliver STEM Curriculum During School Closures

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CENTENNIAL, Colo., May 28, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Last fall, St. Vrain Valley Schools  in northern Colorado unveiled its Future-Ready Innovation Lab – a custom-designed 45-foot long motorcoach filled with experiential learning opportunities, including virtual reality, robotics and aeronautics activities. The mobile lab was designed to extend learning beyond the classroom and provide both community members and students the opportunity to experiment with new technology.

CBRE Group, Inc. Releases 2019 Corporate Responsibility Report With Special Focus on COVID-19

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CBRE Group, Inc. has released its 2019 Corporate Responsibility Report, which highlights the company’s accomplishments as an industry leader in responsible business practices.

A key element of this year’s report is a focus on the company’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This is the first global humanitarian crisis since CBRE signed the Business Roundtable Statement on the Purpose of a Corporation. The purpose statement outlined CBRE’s responsibilities to its clients, employees, shareholders, suppliers and communities.

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