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Albertsons Companies Commits $5 Million to Social Justice

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BOISE, Idaho, June 10, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Albertsons Companies today announced a $5 million donation to social justice organizations as well as those on the front line of the fight for equality. 

Benevity Announces Executive Transitions

Founder and CEO Bryan de Lottinville assumes Executive Chairperson position and Andrew Huddart joins as CEO
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CALGARY, Alberta, June 11, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Benevity, Inc., the leading provider of global corporate purpose software, today announced that Andrew Huddart has joined Benevity as Chief Executive Officer. Andrew is Benevity’s first successor to founder Bryan de Lottinville who has transitioned into a new role as Executive Chairperson of the Board of Directors.

CEO Letter to the Black & Veatch Community

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Dear Colleagues,

Words seem to fall short when trying to address the pain and frustration that so many are feeling right now with the racial injustices happening across the United States, particularly within our black community. The senseless deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor are just the most recent heart-breaking examples of far too many others. My heart goes out to the families of these victims and to our professionals hurting from the loss of life and the continued violence happening in this country and globally.

5 Ways to Foster Belonging as You Reopen

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As you begin the challenging process of opening up your offices, stores and facilities, or bringing your people back from furlough, it will be critical to foster belonging, inclusion and cultural safety. There’s a strong correlation between a sense of belonging at work, and commitment and motivation.

Your employees may be feeling some stress and anxiety, so their wellbeing is likely your top priority as you work to ensure both your people and your business thrive.

How Making Strategic Shifts to Granting Plans Can Maximize Impact During COVID-19

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Responding to disasters is nothing new for those of us in the corporate grantmaking space. We react and respond in trying times to hurricanes, wildfires and other natural disasters. But those disasters, while devastating, are usually confined to a specific geographic area or region. Today’s disaster, COVID-19, has no such boundaries and we’re all having to rethink how we work, what we should do and where we should focus our efforts.

[Webinar] Leading With Purpose In Extraordinary Times

Key insights from Benevity's special COVID-19 report
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The Benevity Labs Special Report: COVID-19 Relief reveals how some of the world’s most iconic brands are activating their people and communities during a global crisis — and the related trends that are emerging as we look toward recovery. 

Join Benevity’s CEO, Bryan de Lottinville, and VP of Marketing, Sona Khosla, to dig deeper into:

STEM Research - Simple Connections Lead to Magnificent Things

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by Billie Johnson

The digital integrated circuits (ICs) I design have millions of transistors and wire interconnects. Copper routes traverse up and down across nine levels of metal creating an intricate circuit highway. Routes are connected from one level to the next with a via.

Vias are a minuscule component in the design and assembly of ICs, but these simple connections allow magnificent things to happen across a chip. That’s like me in this story – a via. A simple connection.

Rethinking Outcomes in a Crisis Context

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How can foundations ensure that the process of evaluating outcomes is useful and least disruptive? In this critical time, many philanthropic organizations are shifting the ways in which they are supporting grantees.

"Some of the changes instituted might be so effective that they become standard practice in the future. Who knows—perhaps we will look back on this time and wonder why we didn’t do things differently before the pandemic. It feels like anything is possible today."

Keep America Beautiful Announces Relaunch of 2020 Great American Cleanup

Based on Local Health Guidelines, Annual Great American Cleanup Volunteer Events Slated to Resume June 1-Oct. 18
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STAMFORD, Conn., June 1, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful®, the national nonprofit committed to improving and beautifying our communities, today announced the annual Great American Cleanup® is resuming and will run through Oct. 18.

Partner up With Virtual Volunteers to Build a Great GivingTuesday Campaign

Taproot Foundation and GivingTuesday have teamed up for a free nonprofit webinar
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Tuesday, June 16 at 10 AM PT // 11 AM MT // 12 PM CT // 1 PM ET 

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