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'Happiness League' Honors Superhero Teachers

Experience Happiness Partners Recognize America’s Teachers Delivering ‘Super Skills’ for Youth Mental Wellness
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ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., March 19, 2021 /3BL Media/ – A new nationwide initiative, “The Happiness League,” is honoring America’s teachers for their heroic efforts equipping students with social and emotional wellness skills needed to persevere and succeed in life. 

15th Annual Living Future Event Focuses on Greenest Buildings for a Healthy Future

Key Speakers Include Co-Founder of Beneficial State Bank Kat Taylor
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SEATTLE, March 11, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The world’s greenest developers, architects, and product designers will gather at Living Future 2021, the 15th annual conference hosted by the International Living Future Institute. At this crucial moment in history, the event will gather leaders to examine ways to stop climate change and address the structural inequities in the built environment. 

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Benevity Launches Free Resources to Help Companies “Move the Needle” on Vaccination Efforts

Curated “activation toolkit” includes pre-packaged giving and volunteering content to support vetted nonprofits with vaccine rollout
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CALGARY, Alberta, March 10, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Benevity, Inc., the leading provider of global corporate purpose software, today announced the availability of a free activation toolkit that companies can use to engage their people and communities in supporting the U.S. COVID-19 vaccination effort. The kits, which are typically exclusive for Benevity client companies, include plug-and-play content that helps their people discover and support big awareness days and environmental and social crises.

Over 100 Charities Condemn Brutal Cuts in UK Aid to Yemen

The open letter warned the cuts could “destroy” the UK’s global reputation for compassion.
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Why Global Citizens Should Care

The UN’s Global Goals aim to end extreme poverty and its root causes by 2030. But in Yemen, a civil war has decimated health systems, provoked widespread hunger, and killed almost 250,000 people. It’s a conflict that requires immediate aid. Yet the UK has cut assistance by half — and looks set to slash even more support to the world’s most unstable crises in the coming weeks and months. Join our movement to take action to raise your voice for aid and help achieve the Global Goals.

 

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Why Global Citizens Should Care

The UN’s Global Goals aim to end extreme poverty and its root causes by 2030. But in Yemen, a civil war has decimated health systems, provoked widespread hunger, and killed almost 250,000 people. It’s a conflict that requires immediate aid. Yet the UK has cut assistance by half — and looks set to slash even more support to the world’s most unstable crises in the coming weeks and months. Join our movement to take action to raise your voice for aid and help achieve the Global Goals.

 

Real Allies Listen: How to Support Women in the Workplace

Women at Lenovo share insights on how allies can promote equality and create opportunities for women.
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Today is International Women’s Day, a day that celebrates the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. It is also a day to reflect on how much farther society must progress to achieve gender equality. The International Women’s Day 2021 theme – #ChoosetoChallenge –  underscores the ongoing need for  women and their allies around the world to challenge systemic and cultural barriers that prevent gender parity.  

La TD publie son Rapport sur les enjeux environnementaux, sociaux et de gouvernance 2020 et son Rapport sur La promesse TD Prêts à agir 2020

Ces rapports décrivent la façon dont la TD a accéléré ses efforts et étendu son influence positive dans une année marquée par d’importants changements et d’importantes perturbations.
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TORONTO and CHERRY HILL, N.J., 5 mars 2021 /3BL Media/  – Dans un monde perturbé par la COVID-19, la TD a directement contribué à des changements positifs et au progrès sociétal en vue de favoriser un meilleur avenir, plus durable et inclusif.

TD Releases 2020 Environmental, Social and Governance Report and TD Ready Commitment Report

Reports describe how the Bank accelerated its efforts and broadened its positive impact in a year of significant change and disruption
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TORONTO and CHERRY HILL, N.J., March 5, 2021 /3BL Media/ - In a world disrupted by COVID-19, TD directly contributed to positive change and societal progress to help promote a better, more sustainable and inclusive tomorrow.

Jangala and the Fight to Connect Homeless Communities During COVID-19

After the world went online, the homeless community became more marginalized than ever before. This is how Jangala stepped in to help.
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Two key tools are often required to participate in today’s society: a device and the connectivity to make it work.

Most of us take this for granted. Particularly since the pandemic hit, we have been confined to our homes and armed with our laptops, phones, WiFi and high-speed data. They gave us access to entertainment and kept us in touch with friends and family. Some of us have been able to carry on working remotely, seamlessly sharing documents and connecting with colleagues. The internet kept life going when the world outside our doorstep appeared to come to a halt.

Lead With Love: How Companies and Brands Can Help Build a Better World

Words by Marc Pritchard
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Editor's note: This article series on brands as a force for good is sponsored by Procter & Gamble and produced by the TriplePundit editorial team.

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