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VIDEO: Watch Kohler ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

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Kohler President David Kohler accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge at the Kohler Design Center. The challenge has raised support for the ALS Association in the form of donations and awareness about ALS, or Lou Gehrig's Disease.

To learn more about ALS, the Ice Bucket Challenge, or to donate, click here.

 

Rockefellers to Divest from Fossil Fuel Investments - The Minute

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In a highly symbolic gesture with real bottom line impact, the Rockefeller family has announced that its $860 million philanthropic organization will sell off its assets linked to fossil fuel companies and invest in renewable energy. The Rockefeller fortune was, of course, originally earned from Standard Oil, the first great oil company.

The Walt Disney Company Funds Good World Solutions

Leveraging Mobile Technology to Promote Worker Engagement in China
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OAKLAND, SEPTEMBER 23, 2014 /3BL Media/ – With project funding from The Walt Disney Company, Good World Solutions will utilize its cutting-edge Labor Link platform to capture half a million new data points from up to 100,000 workers on job satisfaction, working hours, and worker-management communications in up to 70 factories in China.

Ecolab Foundation Awards $1 Million to Teachers in 2014 Through Visions for Learning National Education Grant Program

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ST. PAUL, Minn., September 22, 2014 /3BL Media/ -- In keeping with its tradition of supporting community schools, Ecolab Inc. has awarded $1 million in grants to K-12 educators throughout the country through the Ecolab Foundation's 2014 Visions for Learning grant program. The grant program provides K-12 teachers with funds to obtain additional materials to help enrich the classroom experience for their students.

Toyota Takes Home the UW Medicine Lifetime Achievement Award

Recognized for donating $875,000 over eight years
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SEATTLE, September 22, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Toyota was honored on Sept. 18 as the recipient of UW Medicine’s Lifetime Achievement Award for the company’s commitment to supporting Harborview Medical Center, one of UW Medicine’s world-class teaching hospitals.

Pivot’s Upcoming Unscripted Show Freestyle Love Supreme gets some love at the Arts Education Partnership 2014 National Forum

Freestyle Love Supreme is coming to pivot Friday, October 17th.
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At the AEP 2014 National Forum in Pittsburgh, PA, 'Freestyle Love Supreme' social action campaign successfully generated awareness among key influencers around the Love Arts Education social action campaign. In addition to highlighting the importance of arts education, the event also engaged the audience in a discussion around measuring social impact of media, including The Participant Index, and entertainment of a freestyle session for the group.

It’s Never too Late to #JoinOurTeam

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Whether you’ve heard about the Action Team through your friends, social media, on the internet or viewed our PSAs —becoming an Action Team Captain is a rewarding experience worth signing up for.
 
Many of you may have some questions about the Action Team and how to #JoinOurTeam, but aren’t sure who to ask or how to start a team at your school. As long as you stay committed and have fun with it, starting an Action Team can be easy!
 

ConAgra Foods Issues 2014 Citizenship Report

ConAgra Foods Continues to Make Progress in Key Areas of Good for You, Good for the Community and Good for the Planet Citizenship Platform
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OMAHA, Neb., Sept. 19, 2014 /3BL Media/ —ConAgra Foods, Inc., (NYSE: CAG), one of North America's leading food companies, today announced it has issued its 2014 Citizenship Report, providing a deeper look into how the company is doing good through food while driving economic gains for its stakeholders. Available online at http://www.conagrafoodscitizenship.com, the report tracks the progress the company is making on its three-pronged Citizenship platform: Good for You, Good for the Community and Good for the Planet. 

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