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Ecocentricity Blog: Poetry for the Planet

By: John A. Lanier
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It’s going to be a short post today, mainly because I want to lift up the work of someone else. A friend of mine sent me a 2018 Youtube video of a young poet reciting a poem she wrote about climate action (thanks Deron!). The poet’s name is Amanda Gorman, and though I hadn’t heard of her previously, I think I should have. She’s tremendously talented and already accomplished in her 22 years, and her star is only rising higher. She has been invited to share a poem at the Biden Inauguration, which will make her the youngest inaugural poet for a president in American history.

Benevity Announces Executive Transitions

Kelly Schmitt, President and CFO, succeeds Bryan de Lottinville as CEO
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CALGARY, Alberta, January 19, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Benevity, Inc., the leading provider of global corporate purpose software, today announced exciting executive leadership transitions as it enters the next phase of its growth following the closing of an investment from Hg’s Saturn 2 Fund on January 15, 2021.

Dow Honors the Life and Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.

by Crystal King, Craig Barry and Lisa Williams on behalf of Dow’s Employee Global African Affinity Network (GAAN) Leadership Team
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"Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’"

- Martin Luther King Jr.

A Day to Inspire Action and Equity

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By John Stauch, Pentair President and Chief Executie Officer

Today we honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., who devoted his life to advancing equality, social justice, and opportunity for all. While progress has been made to achieve Dr. King’s vision, the events of the past year reinforced that we must confront the fact that systemic injustice and racism persist.

HP Unveils Bold Goals to Advance Racial Equality and Social Justice

By Lesley Slaton Brown, Chief Diversity Officer, HP Inc.
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Among the hard and painful lessons we've learned during the past year is that the struggle for diversity, equity and inclusion has never been more important. And as Martin Luther King Jr. Day approaches, we can draw inspiration from his words during what is a momentous time for our country. Dr. King spoke of the power of peaceful resolution and famously said, “Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.”

Make 2021 a Year of Giving Back

[Webinar] Dive into Taproot Pro Bono to Support Nonprofits Virtually
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Prepare for Pivots With Support From Taproot Skilled Volunteers

WEBINAR: Build Capacity in 2021 by Teaming Up with Virtual Volunteers
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Thursday, January 28 at 1 PM ET / 12 PM CT / 11 AM CT/ 10 AM PST  
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International Paper Foundation Awards nearly $90,000 in Grants to Selma, AL Area Schools, Non-Profit Agencies

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SELMA, Ala., January 21, 2021 /3BL Media/ ‒ The International Paper Foundation and Riverdale Mill recently announced $89,941.92 in grants to 23 local nonprofit agencies and schools.

“We’re proud to be able to continue our support of the schools and organizations in the Selma area. These grants will help address community needs in our focus areas of education, hunger and health and wellness. We’re confident these organizations and schools will use the funds to impact our community in a positive way,” said Riverdale Mill Manager, Jim Bruce.

International Paper Commits to the #fight4literacy As the Presenting Sponsor of Coaching for Literacy's 2020-2021 Season

100% of #Fight4Literacy donations will give literacy to children in communities across the country
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Memphis, Tenn., January, 6, 2020 /3BL Media/ – International Paper announces its support for childhood literacy by teaming up with Coaching for Literacy and its #Fight4Literacy Games presented by International Paper. This is the fourth year of the partnership, but new for the 2020-2021 season, International Paper is the presenting sponsor of all #Fight4Literacy Games, which take place at collegiate basketball games across the country.  

Finish Line in Sight for the Next Generation of IOC Young Leaders

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Thousands of aspiring IOC Young Leaders are currently participating in a six-week learning sprint, exploring several key themes around Olympism, sport and social business.

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Thousands of aspiring IOC Young Leaders are currently participating in a six-week learning sprint, exploring several key themes around Olympism, sport and social business.

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