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New Employee Data Reveals the Gap Between Ambition and Action in How Companies Address Racial Justice and Equity

Only 26% of employees believe their employer has fulfilled most of its public commitments; nearly 40% would likely quit their job if their company did not prioritize social or racial justice
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CALGARY, Alberta, June 17, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Just ahead of Juneteenth, Benevity, Inc., the leading provider of global corporate purpose software, today released results from a survey commissioned to assess employee sentiment on companies’ commitments to address racial justice and equity.

Spence-Chapin Services to Families and Children Announces Legacy Addition to Its Board of Directors

Martha Ulman, Grandchild of Clara Spence, Joins Board of Adoption & Family Support Agency as Honorary Director
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NEW YORK, June 17, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Spence-Chapin Services to Families and Children (Spence-Chapin) announced the addition of Martha Ulman, the grandchild of Clara Spence, Spence-Chapin’s Co-Founder and Spence School in Manhattan Founder, as an Honorary Director to its Board of Directors. Spence-Chapin is honored to have Mrs. Ulman join their illustrious team of emeritus directors.

Country's Oldest Female WWII Veteran From Ludlow Receives New Roof

by: Katrina Kincade
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The oldest living World War II female veteran in the U.S. received a brand new roof on her Ludlow home as part of a veterans assistance program.

The Owens Corning Roof Deployment Project donates the material and Vista Home Improvement donated the labor.

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3BL Media's 100 Best Corporate Citizens Ranking Highlights the Power of Data-Driven Purpose

Nearly half of all companies recognized as ESG leaders use Benevity software to create, deliver and measure purpose programs
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CALGARY, Alberta, May 27, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Benevity, Inc., the leading provider of global corporate purpose software, is celebrating companies named to 3BL Media’s 2021 list of 100 Best Corporate Citizens. Most notably, 43 Benevity clients have been named to the list, including nearly three quarters of those in the top 25.

Honoring AAPI Month

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Asian hate crime has increased ten times since Covid-19 reared its ugly head, with racism and extreme violence threatening the lives of many members of the AAPI community (Asian American and Pacific Islander).

Asian Americans claim to have been targeted more than a staggering 500 times in the last two months, according to Stop AAPI Hate, a coalition that tracks violence and harassment against the community.

It has released data highlighting the number of incidents reported, which surged from 3,795 to 6,603 in March of this year alone.

Social & Health Research Center and Quest Diagnostics Team Up to Address Childhood Hunger and Obesity Exacerbated by COVID-19 in Underserved Communities

Collaboration utilizes digital content to educate children and inspire healthy outcomes
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SAN ANTONIO and SECAUCUS, N.J., May 24 2021 /3BL Media/ – Childhood obesity has disproportionately affected Hispanic and Black communities as a result of negative social determinants of health for years.

International Paper Launches Signature Pro Bono Initiative Campaign; Will Assist Individuals Living in Underserved Communities

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. – May 26, 2021 – International Paper (NYSE: IP) recently announced the kickoff of the Signature Pro Bono Initiative, marking a significant milestone for the legal community in Tennessee and for individuals living in the state’s underserved communities. As part of the Tennessee Pro Bono Services Alliance, this initiative will help deliver equal justice to Tennessee residents by focusing specifically on expungement, voter rights restoration and driver’s license reinstatement.

#ImpactInAction: A Year of Virtual Volunteering

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Originally posted on bloomberg.com/company.

When it comes to supporting our local communities, Bloomberg employees like to roll up their sleeves. Bloomberg’s “Best of Bloomberg” program connects employees with causes they care about, with near-daily volunteering activities made possible through the company’s corporate partnerships with non-profit organizations around the world.

Benevity Sees Exponential Surge in Searches for Nonprofits Providing COVID-19 Support in India

More companies activate relief campaigns on Benevity’s platform for the crisis in India, expected to peak in mid-May
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CALGARY, Alberta, May 11, 2021 /3BL Media/-- Benevity, Inc., the leading provider of global corporate purpose software, today announced a surge in activity on its platform from companies and their people looking to support COVID-19 relief for India. Seven of the top 10 searches on the platform in April 2021 were directly related to the COVID-19 crisis in India, indicating a strong desire for companies and their people to find and support trusted nonprofit organizations that are providing relief.

LG Experience Happiness Celebrated National Teachers' Day

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In recognition of National Teachers' Day, LG Experience Happiness and "The Happiness League" honors superhero teachers across the US delivering sustainable happiness skills to America's youth.

Celebrate a special educator in your life using #LGHappinessHero​

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