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Toolkit to Advance Reporting on Modern Slavery

RLI and GRI Resource to Support Efforts to Eradicate Forced Labor in Global Supply Chains
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ALEXANDRIA/AMSTERDAM, December 2, 2019 /3BL Media/ – A toolkit to advance reporting on modern slavery has been launched by the Responsible Labor Initiative (RLI), an Initiative of the Responsible Business Alliance, and the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI). 

The new resource – announced on the UN International Day for the Abolition of Slavery – provides practical guidance to increase the effectiveness of corporate reporting, underpinning the transparency and accountability needed to support global efforts towards eradicating the scourge of modern slavery. 

LA Kings Team Up with Make-A-Wish Foundation for Annual ‘Hockey Fights Cancer Night’ at STAPLES Center

Club grants its 4th wish in 2019 with the Make-A-Wish Foundation to 12-year-old Jacob Brown; Signs him for a two-day contract to be a part of the team
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AEG’s LA Kings recently hosted its annual Hockey Fight Cancer™ Night, presented by Amgen's Breakaway from Cancer®, at STAPLES Center on Saturday, Nov. 23 in conjunction with the fulfillment of the club’s 4th wish granted through the Make-A-Wish Foundation in 2019.

Albertsons donates Thanksgiving meals to Idaho Foodbank

By KIVI Staff
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On Monday, Alberstons delivered a huge donation to the Idaho Foodbank.

So far, the campaign has delivered 4,199 Thanksgiving meals that will go directly to Idaho households. 

Read the full story on KIVI Boise.

Learn more about Albertsons Companies community initiatives in their annual sustainability update

Liberty Tire Recycling to Match First $5,000 Donated to The Ray on Georgia Gives Day

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Liberty Tire Recycling announced today that they will be matching the first $5,000 donated to The Ray on Georgia Gives Day, December 3, 2019.

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Liberty Tire Recycling announced today that they will be matching the first $5,000 donated to The Ray on Georgia Gives Day, December 3, 2019.

National Neighborhood Promise Year in Review: 23 Projects, $2 Million in Grants

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It’s been said that charity starts at home, and for Republic Services, that means helping make a difference in the neighborhoods where our employees live and work. 

One year ago, we launched a charitable giving program to help transform neighborhoods across the nation. Since that time, we’ve donated more than $2 million to support 23 neighborhood revitalization projects.

Small Technology That Makes a Big Difference – CNH Industrial Donates Tablets to Local School Districts

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Students across three states are better equipped for learning this fall thanks to CNH Industrial (NYSE: CNHI/MI: CNHI). The multinational donated 210 tablets used at its Capital Markets Day event on September 3 to schools near CNH Industrial facilities in Wisconsin, Iowa and Minnesota for use in classrooms by students and teachers.

Arrow Electronics Promotes Year-Round Giving Through Arrow Charitable Platform

Arrow employees supported 165 charities in 2018 and donated nearly 6,000 volunteer hours
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While charitable contributions typically rise during the holidays, Arrow Electronics encourages year-round giving through its Arrow Charitable platform. The platform, which was expanded in 2018 to all employees in the Americas, makes it easy for employees to give time and money, and receive related financial donations from Arrow for the causes they support. 

How Do You Evaluate Systems Change? A Place to Start.

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Systems change has received much attention in recent years as grantmakers have increasingly set out to change underlying conditions that hold systemic challenges in place. The concept is becoming more concrete as foundations, community organizations, and collaboratives have made real change in their communities by using a systems lens. In addition, equity is increasingly recognized as essential for systems change work.

Three Ways Funders Can Be Co-Strategists

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Last week, a few of my colleagues and I had the pleasure of attending Change Philanthropy’s Unity Summit, a biennial gathering that now brings together more than 1,000 Philanthrofolk—philanthropic equity activists and allies—from across the country.

Bringing a Pediatrician's Perspective to Philanthropy

Lauren Smith Joins the Business of Giving Podcast
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This edition of the Business of Giving features Lauren Smith, co-CEO of consulting firm FSG. Formerly Foundation Strategy Group, its goal is to facilitate impact on complex social problems by encouraging collaboration across multiple sectors and perspectives. Smith, a pediatrician, particularly likes to focus on the well-being of communities.

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