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America’s Charities Unveils New Scholarship Program To Help Improve Educational Opportunities, Build a Better-Educated Workforce, and Scale Scholarship Funding

Scholarship Program provides organizations efficient way to manage application administration, secure scholarship funding, award tax-free scholarships, and distribute scholarship funds to educational institutions
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WASHINGTON, November 28, 2022 /3BL Media/ - In celebration of National Scholarship Month/National Education Month, which takes place in November each year, America’s Charities is excited to unveil its new Scholarship Program, designed to help organizations provide educational opportunities for students, support professional advancement for employees, and build a better-educated workforce for the community.

Fashion Industry’s Role at COP27 in Driving Collective Action To Deliver on Decarbonization Targets

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SAN FRANCISCO, AMSTERDAM, and HONG KONG, November 28, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The recently concluded annual UN Climate Change Conference (COP27) brought delegates from all over the world to discuss the progress the world has made in the fight against climate change and the impact business is having on people and planet. As discussions progressed, it was clear the world has not made as much progress as needed to tackle the climate crisis.

The Path to 100% Renewable Electricity: Q&A With The Home Depot's Senior Director of Building Services, Craig D'Arcy

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The Home Depot is working towards its most ambitious carbon goal to date: pledging to reach 100% renewable electricity for its facilities by 2030. One of the architects of that goal is Craig D’Arcy, senior director of Building Services for The Home Depot.

In this wide-ranging Q&A, D’arcy talks about the company’s sustainability commitment and the role his team plays in executing the goal.

Why Environmental Justice Is Becoming Too Big an Issue to Ignore

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The recently signed Inflation Reduction Act injected $369 billion into climate solutions and environmental justice, a major milestone on America’s path to a 40% reduction in carbon emissions by 2030.

What Does ESG Mean at Boston Scientific? Ask Its Newest VP, Kathryn Unger

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Climate change. Environmental protection. Hiring inequities. Economic disparities. Over the past few years, Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG)—or the priorities a company shares publicly for how it operates its business and cares for the world around it—has increasingly become an area of focus for Boston Scientific.

Point Your Corporate Giving Inward This #GivingTuesday (November 29th this year) by Supporting Employees with an Employee Assistance Fund (EAF)

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In December 2021, America's Charities helped a mortgage company, with a large employee base located in Texas, launch an employee assistance fund. Little did that company know the widespread damage that would impact their employees just a couple months later, February 2022, when Winter Storm Landon caused over 375,000 people to lose power and many accidents to occur on snowy roadways as well. Fortunately, because the mortgage company had the forsight to set up an EAF with America's Charities, their disaster fund was set up properly and ready to go.

3 Guiding Pillars for Companies Looking to Create an Effective Climate Transition Plan

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With continued calls from numerous stakeholders and the evolving regulatory environment, companies have a sizeable opportunity to create and implement effective climate transition plans. From our position at the intersection of markets, technology and finance—and a company navigating our own climate journey—Nasdaq is uniquely placed to play a critical role in facilitating this transition. As climate expectations continue to evolve, we believe it is part of our shared responsibility to provide guidance for companies looking to create and own their climate plan.

Environmental NGO, Delterra, Urges World Leaders To Focus on Reducing Methane Emissions From Waste

Global environmental NGO Delterra, founded by McKinsey & Company, is today calling on world leaders gathered in Egypt for COP27 to take real action tackling methane emissions from waste to keep within a 1.5°C target.
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WASHINGTON, November 17, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Global environmental NGO Delterra, founded by McKinsey & Company, is today calling on world leaders gathered in Egypt for COP27 to take real action tackling methane emissions from waste to keep within a 1.5°C target.

COP27 Message: Avoid Climate Disaster With Private Sector Collaboration

By Judith Magyar
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With the vast majority of business transactions around the world touching some SAP system, there is no better company to help others on their data-centric sustainability journey. Sebastian Steinhaeuser, Chief Strategy Officer, SAP, was on hand to explain how software enables companies and governments to capture and monitor data to demonstrate compliance and use it to make better decisions.

“There are three main challenges around climate data,” said Steinhaeuser.

Toilet Board Coalition: 'Corporate Mentorship is Key' in New Roadmap to Solve Global Sanitation Crisis for 1Bn People by 2030

Call for Mentors to join Unilever, Kimberly-Clark and LIXIL accelerating Sanitation Businesses serving Emerging Markets
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Geneva, November 17, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Ahead of World Toilet Day 2022 and in the wake of COP27 Water Day, global sanitation NGO the Toilet Board Coalition calls for a new wave of corporate mentorship to positively impact 1 billion lives, by supporting small and medium-sized sanitation enterprises (SMEs) to grow and scale.

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